Zimbabwe


Cabinet approves long-awaited energy plan

29 minutes ago

Cabinet has approved the Integrated Resources Plan for 2019. It is to be gazetted soon.

IMF predicts Zim economy will shrink 7.1% in 2019

2019-10-16 19:01

In its first contraction since 2008, Zimbabwe’s economy will fall by 7.1% in 2019, according to the latest forecast by the International Monetary Fund released on Tuesday.

Earning just R600 a month, union says Zim state employees are too poor to go to work

2019-10-15 12:08

Zimbabwe is grappling with galloping price increases and a plunging currency that have spawned shortages of fuel and food.

The trials and joys of travelling in overloaded malaichas to Zimbabwe

2019-10-14 06:42

Minibus taxis or malaichas, with their trailers filled with goods, offer a glimmer of hope for desperate people trying to make a living.

Zimbabwean company sows first legal hemp seeds

2019-10-11 20:07

A Zimbabwean company planted the country's first authorised hemp crop on Friday at a prison in the capital Harare after the production of industrial cannabis was legalised last month.

Zimbabwe hoteliers count the cost of chaos

2019-10-08 21:50

Zimbabwean hoteliers are counting the losses from business disruptions caused by demonstrations earlier this year, with African Sun - which operates hotels in Victoria Falls and Harare - saying foreign occupancy levels are down 19%.

Three-year wait for family of murdered paraplegic man ends as trial set to get under way

2019-10-07 15:22

The family of a slain paraplegic man is relieved after it emerged that three of his former employees would finally be tried for his murder – more than three years after the killing.

There are days when 'my husband and I don't eat at all' - Families survive on one meal in drought-hit Zimbabwe

2019-10-05 17:04

In eastern Zimbabwe's parched Buhera district, Omega Kufakunesu's family has been forced to scale down daily meals to just a portion of vegetables and sadza, a thick maize-meal porridge.

Zimbabwe: Claims of forced labour at diamond mine a 'shameless lie'

2019-10-04 11:40

Zimbabwe angrily denounced a US government decision to curb imports of diamonds from its Marange field, branding the claim the country uses forced labour at the operations "a shameless lie."

Zimbabwe rejects US claim that diamond mine uses forced labour

2019-10-01 22:01

Zimbabwe accused the United States of ignorance after the US Customs and Border Protection announced it is blocking rough diamond imports from the Marange fields because they were produced with forced labour.

 

Old Mutual Zim makes improved retrenchment offer, as employees cling to their jobs

2019-10-16 21:57

Old Mutual Zimbabwe has offered employees an improved retrenchment package after the first offer, made earlier this year, was met with limited uptake.

Eskom's load shedding extends to Zim

2019-10-16 13:30

Eskom's load shedding schedule announced on Wednesday will extend to Zimbabwe, the country's power utility ZETDC has said.

Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike

2019-10-14 21:03

Striking Zimbabwe doctors on Monday defied a court order to return to work, saying a pay rise offered by the government failed to meet everyday costs.

The climate change threat to Victoria Falls

2019-10-12 07:15

Receding water levels at Kariba Dam have meant the two countries that generate electricity from it have to look elsewhere for power supplies. But if climate change has its way, the two countries might lose another key economic contributor and major tourist attraction - Victoria Falls.

OPINION | Economic chaos is causing a food security and humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe

2019-10-11 16:04

It's true that Zimbabwe's food economy has been transformed over the past 19 years. Aggregate production of maize has certainly declined, and imports have become more frequent, writes Ian Scoones.

Striking Zimbabwe doctors defy order to resume work

2019-10-07 21:17

Doctors striking in Zimbabwe for pay hikes defied a government order to resume work on Monday and asked the UN and private businesses to help fund their return to the wards.

Another fuel and energy price hike - no end in sight for weary Zim consumers

2019-10-06 12:02

According to a notice published by energy regulator Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Saturday, prices for diesel and petrol are up by 26% and 27% to $15.64 and $14.97, respectively.

Zim ban on mobile money challenged in court

2019-10-04 19:44

Cassava Smartech, majority-owned by local business mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has taken the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to court over the ban of its mobile money product that allowed customers to deposit (cash-in) and withdraw (cash-out) using their mobile phones.

Trump is pondering a ban on hunting trophies - but not all Africa's animal lovers are convinced

2019-10-02 21:29

As US president Donald Trump mulls the signing into law of an act that would restrict imports of hunting trophies from African countries, wildlife experts and animal rights groups are at odds over the economic impact and its ultimate effect on conservation.

Zim president: Our economy is dead

2019-10-01 20:26

Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has described the southern African country's economy as "dead" and said more time is needed turn it around.

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