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SA universities assist Zim students during coup uncertainty

2017-11-17 20:49

South African tertiary institutions are making arrangements to assist Zimbabwean students who may be affected by ongoing political uncertainty in their home country.

How beer is smuggled across the border and sold in Springs

2017-09-15 10:02

Chibuku Super, a brand of opaque sorghum beer manufactured by Delta Breweries in Zimbabwe, is smuggled across the border in two-litre plastic bottles.

Import restrictions fail to help Zimbabwe’s producers

2017-04-30 09:28

Zimbabwean firms are battling with a flood of imports that are placing profits and pricing under pressure, despite restrictions introduced by President Robert Mugabe’s government last year.

Zim forced into paying govt workers bonuses

2017-03-06 18:33

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly given in to the demands of civil servants to pay them cash bonuses for the year 2016.

Protest pastor urges fearful Zimbabweans to speak out

2016-07-19 17:47

Evan Mawarire, the pastor who has emerged as leader of Zimbabwe's new protest movement, has called on citizens to "scale the wall of fear" and speak out over the country's mounting crisis.

Cecil outrage could herald change in lion conservation - Researchers

2016-04-27 15:58

Could we pay people to tolerate lions in the wild rather than having to hunt them?

Zim MP to challenge notorious press law in parliament: Watchdog

2016-03-19 17:54

An opposition lawmaker from Zimbabwe is to table a motion in parliament to have laws that have severely restricted the freedom of the press repealed, a media watchdog has said.

Want to load-shed some weight? Go to Zimbabwe

2015-09-24 14:17

Zimbabwe’s new power cuts are so severe that one local resident has joked she is losing weight because of it. The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority's load-shedding schedule sees some areas with power cuts for up to 18-hours a day.

Writer critical of the Mugabe regime dies

2015-07-13 12:32

Zimbabwean author, poet and commentator Chenjerai Hove dies in Norway at the age of 59.

Zimbabwe's 'solar pirates' create jobs with laptop, solar panel

2015-06-02 14:42

A lack of formal jobs in Zimbabwe has forced many young Zimbabweans into finding alternative work. Many have flocked to neighbouring South Africa in search of jobs, while others have found a particularly thriving new career: Solar piracy.

 

Zim mulls weekday alcohol sales ban

2017-09-18 15:28

Zimbabwean beverage companies Delta Corporation and African Distillers are set to either ready for a fight with the government or face a sales drop amid plans to bar alcohol sales during the week.

More than 7 500 animals ready for African Animal Ark operation

2017-06-19 20:11

Trailed by great clouds of dust, a massive convoy of noisy diesel trucks rumbles out of Zimbabwe to begin one of Africa’s largest-ever wildlife relocation projects.

Resilient Zim firms rise to economic challenges

2017-03-23 18:30

Zimbabwean businesses have continued to hold their own in a tough operating environment, as shown by their results in the ongoing reporting season

Zimbabwe arrests another veterans group leader in crackdown

2016-08-02 15:54

Zimbabwe police have arrested a leading official of the veterans association as he stepped out of a courthouse where a colleague is answering charges of insulting the president.

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WATCH: Protesters, police clash in ongoing riots in Harare

Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters in Harare on Monday, in an attempt to quell rioting by minibus drivers and others, who are protesting what they describe as police harassment. Watch.

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Zim opposition predicts shortages, fuel queues as cash crisis bites

2016-03-19 18:43

Zimbabwe's cash crisis is so severe some banks are no longer supplying US dollars and are dispensing South African rands, said the main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change.

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WATCH: Zim farmer pries huge python from bakkie

Watch a Zimbabwean farmer prying a massive python from under the bonnet of his bakkie.

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Killer of Cecil the lion should be extradited, Zimbabwe says

2015-07-31 12:47

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion a month ago in Zimbabwe had financed an illegal hunt and should be extradited to the southern African nation to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says.

Challenging those in power

2015-07-07 06:39

Zimbabwe's government needs know its strengths and leave the rest to the experts, says Malcom Sharara.

Zimbabwe's Econet reports 41% drop in profits

2015-05-21 15:16

The country's biggest mobile company has been dragged down by significant tariff cuts, punitive regulatory measures and a deflationary economic environment.

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