Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, 90, becomes African Union chairman


ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ninety-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa’s most divisive figures, ascended to the rotating chairmanship of the African Union on Friday, casting More...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, 90, becomes African Union chairman


ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ninety-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa’s most divisive figures, ascended to the rotating chairmanship of the African More...

Zanu PF in quandary over Mutasa


HARARE – There is apparently serious disagreement among Zanu PF hardliners on how to deal with the dissenting former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa, a factor More...

Mutasa dismisses ‘absurd’ hearing


FORMER Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa has scoffed at plans by the party’s politburo to drag him to a disciplinary hearing over his alleged acts of misconduct, More...


Flip-flopper Biti changes tune; now says elections were rigged

THE Zanu PF administration doubled the government workforce to 500,000 in order to steal the 2013 elections, former finance minister and opposition MDC Renewal secretary general More...

Zanu PF is talking nonsense – Mutasa

HARARE – A defiant Didymus Mutasa yesterday contemptuously dismissed allegations that he stole critical documents from Zanu PF, describing such claims as “unadulterated nonsense”. Former More...

“I will not experiment with economy” – Mangudya


HARARE,– The central bank governor John Mangudya said on Wednesday he will not experiment with the economy during his tenure More...

Wall Street Journal report ranks Zimbabwe among most repressed economies, notes marginal gains

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HARARE, – Zimbabwe is the most repressed economy in sub-Saharan Africa and in the bottom five worldwide – due More...

eu EU million pledges $110mln farm support for Zimbabwe

HARARE,– The European Union on Wednesday  pledged over $110 million to support the Zimbabwe’s agriculture industry...

image Zimra hopes to meet FY15 revenue target despite poor fourth quarter

HARARE, – Zimbabwe’s tax agency hopes to surpass the 2015 revenue target of $3,7 billion despite...

chinamasa Government grinding to a standstill as economy crisis worsen

FISCAL pressures, which worsened last year due to be higher-than-budgeted-for wage increases against the backdrop of...
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Zimbabwe’s Political Power Couples


IT is common to think of politicians as socially inept to have fulfilling personal relationships. If a politician More...

Political Dynasties Emerge In Zanu (PF)

A new political trend is emerging in Zanu PF since 2013 general elections. The party’s control and leadership is steadily going..

Bitter Harvest: The Great betrayal and the dreadful aftermath

THIS is the title of the last king of Rhodesia, the late Ian Smith’s autobiography first published in 1997 covering the..

Edgar Lungu: Zambia’s youthful president


Zambia’s new president Edgar Lungu has a minority mandate. Less than half of the registered voters made More...

African leaders meet on the back of wars and ebola

Addis Ababa – Conflict in Africa, especially the violence of Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgents, and efforts to stem Ebola will top..

Investigators confirm co-pilot was flying before AirAsia crash

JAKARTA — The French first officer of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea in December was at the..

Guinea through, Mali out after drawing of lots

afcon Guinea have reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals at the expense of Mali after the drawing of lots. Michel Dussuyer’s..

Mwonzora engages Chamisa as lawyer

Chamisa HARARE – In a funny twist of fate, opposition MDC-T’s former organising-secretary Nelson Chamisa, has turned up at the Constitutional Court..

Fourth Zimbabwe student commits suicide in a week

A fourth student killed himself this week in Zimbabwe, it was reported Wednesday. Simba Makumbe, 18, was found hanging from a..

Samsung feels the heat of Apple iPhone 6

Samsung Electronics has reported its first decline in annual profits for three years, with tumbling smartphone sales placing its market-leading position..

Zimbabwe: Making HIV an ‘undetectable’ virus

The latest generation of HIV medical technology is making breakthroughs in care for HIV-positive patients, and in containing the epidemic in..

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