Zimbabwe hosts global carnival despite economic problems

2017-09-12 20:48

An international carnival aimed at boosting Zimbabwe's tourism industry has ended in the economically troubled country.

Help me market 'tainted' Zimbabwe, minister says to media

2017-08-22 11:04

Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi has reportedly called on the media to help him market the country to the international community, as Zimbabwe continues to have a tainted image due to its history of bad governance.

Zim gets Chinese buy-in for Vic Falls 'Disneyland' project: report

2017-06-26 15:15

In a development likely to get conservationists worried, Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Chinese investors to develop its 'Disneyland in Africa' concept near the prime resort of Victoria Falls.

Mugabe, Queen Elizabeth II 'must sit down for tea together to boost tourism'

2017-04-05 17:16

Zimbabwe's tourism minister Walter Mzembi, has reportedly proposed that Queen Elizabeth II and President Robert Mugabe should sit down for tea together to help boost tourism in the southern African country.

Stop prioritising politics, Zim minister tells media

2016-02-25 14:28

Zimbabwean Tourism and Hospitality Minister Walter Mzembi has blasted local newspapers for only "concentrating" on political fights engulfing the country, a report says.

Poisoned elephant death toll rises to 81

2013-09-24 20:18

Zimbabwean authorities say at least 81 elephants have been killed for their ivory tusks by poachers using cyanide poison in water holes in a vast western national park.

Mugabe's house to become tourist site

2012-10-18 11:40

Zimbabwean ministers have approved plans to spruce-up old homes of pre-independence nationalists to promote township tourism, a move criticised as government's "misplaced priorities".


Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, S Leone, Nigeria

2017-08-23 06:20

News24 takes a look at how powerful Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office.

Mugabe's minister claims cabinet colleagues are 'frustrating' him

2017-07-09 15:30

A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly claimed that his colleagues in President Robert Mugabe's cabinet have been frustrating his efforts to revive the country's tourism sector.

Mugabe minister warns Zuma against 'copying' Zim's 'land reform agenda'

2017-05-16 06:08

A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has reportedly warned South Africa against copying Zimbabwe's "land reform agenda".

SA tourism to Zim down sharply

2016-07-18 10:58

South African tourism to Zimbabwe has declined by about half due to the weak rand says Zimbabwe minister.

Zim amongst top 30 countries relaxing visa restrictions on tourists

2016-01-25 13:28

Zimbabwe has been ranked amongst the world’s top 30 countries that have made advances in reducing restrictions on free movement of tourists in the past seven years, a report says.

RioZim fights gold mine seizure

2013-02-03 16:49

Zimbabwe's RioZim Limited has gone to the High Court to fight off seizure of a gold mine by allies of President Robert Mugabe, who accuse it of flouting a black empowerment law.

Wildlife ranchers warn on Mugabe party

2012-09-12 08:24

A group of wildlife ranchers in south-eastern Zimbabwe has warned that land and hunting permit takeovers by politicians from President Robert Mugabe’s party are threatening safari hunting tourism.

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