Zim central bank chief likely to keep his job – reports

2018-11-04 12:30

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reportedly set to renew Central Bank Governor John Mangudya's contract for a second stint at the job. Reports indicated that the president was "still keen on his services".

Top Africa stories: Robert and Grace Mugabe, Kofi Annan in Ghana

2018-09-12 08:19

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe has revealed how his 'adulterous relationship' with Grace began, and the body of Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana.

EU's powerhouse Germany 'to open lines of credit for Zim' – report

2018-08-31 08:31

European Union's power house, Germany, has reportedly said that it would open lines of credit to Zimbabwe nearly 20 years after the regional bloc imposed sanctions on the southern African country.

Top Africa stories: Zim safari carnage clean up, Akon

2018-06-23 07:50

A bloody carnage has been cleaned up after hyenas killed a kudu in reception area of a Zimbabwean safari camp, and Zimbabweans have find humour in a minister's ribbon-cutting ceremony.

PICS: Zimbabweans find humour in minister's ribbon-cutting ceremony

2018-06-22 06:04

Social media is buzzing with the #ChinamasaChallenge after pictures of Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa "officially opening" a garbage bin in the north-eastern town of Rusape went viral.

'I feel sorry for principled Robert Mugabe,' says Zim finance minister

2018-05-24 06:40

Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has reportedly said that he "feels sorry" for "principled" ex-president Robert Mugabe as his wife Grace took advantage of his old age.

Why are we experiencing cash shortages?, Zim MPs demand answers from finance minister

2018-05-11 10:25

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF MPs reportedly grilled Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa during a parliamentary discussion this week for skirting questions over the on-going cash crisis and the failure to restrain illegal currency dealers.

Missing $15bn diamond revenue: 'It's all lies,' says Mugabe

2018-04-17 10:00

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has retracted his remarks over the alleged missing $15 billion diamond revenue amid investigations by the national assembly, according to a report.

$15bn diamond scandal: Senior govt officials, including Zim VP 'to appear before parliament'

2018-04-10 06:25

Several senior government officials have reportedly been summoned by Zimbabwe's parliamentary portfolio committee on mines and energy over the missing $15 billion diamond revenue.

'Going to polls with Mugabe, 94, as our candidate would have been a shame,' says Zim minister

2018-03-13 06:00

Zimbabwe's finance minister has reportedly said that it would have been 'a crying shame' if Zanu-PF had gone to elections this year with 94-year-old Robert Mugabe as its presidential candidate.


Zim President Mnangagwa 'is now his own man'

2018-09-12 16:03

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new cabinet signifies his determination to "reset the government's compass", as he hopes to turn around the country's deteriorating economy, an analyst has reportedly said.

PICS: Axed Zim ministers 'to work full-time at Zanu-PF HQ' as Mnangagwa swears in new cabinet

2018-09-11 15:32

Several ministers who did not make the cut into Zimbabwe's new cabinet have been deployed to the ruling Zanu-PF headquarters, a report says. President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly swore-in a new cabinet on Monday.

Zimbabwe minister sees election boost to 'collapsed' economy

2018-07-05 10:05

Zimbabwe's finance minister says historic elections this month will bolster efforts to revive an economy that he admits "collapsed" due to Robert Mugabe's land reforms.

Top Africa stories: 14 hyenas kill kudu, Zuma warns Zim opposition

2018-06-22 08:05

At least 14 hyenas have killed a Kudu bull at a reception area of a luxury Zimbabwean safari camp, and Jacob Zuma reportedly warned a Zimbabwean opposition leader against joining forces with a new party linked to Robert Mugabe.

PICS: Photos of Zim finance minister 'officially opening' a garbage bin go viral on social media

2018-06-21 08:21

Pictures of Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa "officially opening" a garbage bin at a ceremony the north-eastern town of Rusape have gone viral on social media.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Zim cash shortages, Kenya

2018-05-12 07:34

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says heads are set to roll in his cabinet soon after elections, and the search for survivors following a dam burst in Kenya is continuing.

'Mugabes don't have anything to do with Zimbabwe Airways deal,' says son-in-law

2018-04-23 12:14

Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore, whose name has been at the centre of a raging debate over a Zimbabwe Airways deal, has reportedly said that he is "only doing a service to his country and is not on a self-enrichment exercise".

Murky Zimbabwe Airways deal: $100m 'vanishes in aircraft purchase', says report

2018-04-14 07:40

The price of planes bought from Malaysia for a new Zimbabwe airline may have been inflated by up to $140 million, prompting a probe by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, a private newspaper says.

'China remains our all-weather friend,' says Zim fin minister

2018-03-23 18:09

Zimbabwe’s finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has reportedly said that the southern African government’s ties with their "all-weather friend" china remained intact despite revelations this week that a bulk of Chinese businessmen were found to have externalised funds.

UK optimistic over Zim future, but wants a 'free,fair vote'

2018-03-01 16:00

Britain's foreign affairs minister Boris Johnson has reportedly expressed optimism over Zimbabwe's political future but has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to deliver "a free and fair election".

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