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Mnangagwa’s ‘Zimbawe is open for business’ policy to get legal...

Zimbabwe is working on a new investment law to open up the economy to foreign investors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, part of his government’s drive to revive an economy that stagnated under Robert M...

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day – from Mugabe, too

Celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980 felt like a second emancipation for some Zimbabweans on Wednesday. For others, not quite. The southern African nation still faces...

Meet 2018 Zim Achievers UK  People’s Choice Award nominee Dylan...

  One of the hottest upcoming Zimbabwean DJ Dylan Chikarango aka DJ Smallboytaf is in the running for the People Choice award during this year’s Zimbabwe achievers UK awards which honours the achievements of Zimba...

Mnangagwa blows millions on China trip – report

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly splashed out on his recent trip to China and spent at least $2.3m. According to NewsDay, the president snubbed the troubled national airline for a more expensive pri...

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Chiwenga blow as government reverses decision to fire striking nurses

By Staff Reporter & TimesLive NURSES have scored a major victory with the government hiring a number of unemployed colleagues and reversing dismissal letters of almost 6‚000 others that were fired after downing to...

Mugabes left official residences in ‘terrible state’: report

Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, with leaking roofs, broken flush handles and unkempt tennis courts, a private newspaper reported on Tuesday. St...

Changing presidents without elections: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana

The convention across most of Africa is that a new president is usually sworn in after elections. Some countries allow vice presidents to complete the terms of their bosses in case of death or resignation. Elsewhere, the...

A could have done ‘much more’ to save me: Mugabe

Harare – Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says South Africa could have done “much more” to save him politically during last year’s military takeover. The 94-year-old made the remarks in an ...

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Govt drops proposal forcing mines to list on Zimbabwe Stock...

By Business Reporter & Agencies THE government has ditched new proposals which would compel mining companies to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), a cabinet minister revealed Monday The proposal is contained...

TelOne, Udugu power Zim start-ups

By Newsday Converged communication systems service provider, TelOne has set its sights on powering the next generation of innovation in the country by partnering with young entrepreneurs in a ground-breaking start-ups pr...

Can Africa’s internet users be protected from data exploitation by...

More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, according to London-based rights group Article 19. And, of the 14 countries that do, nine have no regulators to enforce them, the group s...

Zimbabwe signs $4.2 billion platinum deal to overhaul mining sector

with Reuters In a bid to transform its mining sector, Zimbabwe has signed a $4.2 billion deal with a Cypriot investor to develop a platinum mine and refinery in the country. Zimbabwe mines minister Winston Chitando who s...

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Former Malawi president Joyce Banda returns from exile

Former Malawi President Joyce Banda will return home on Saturday after spending more than three years in self-imposed exile because of graft allegations, a spokesman for her political party said on Monday. Cashgate, a co...

Rick Ross slams Kenyan fans over fake list of demands...

American rapper Rick Ross has blasted fans on social media over an outrageous list of demands that he allegedly made to organisers of his upcoming concert in Kenya. William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally by his...

Zuma pays tribute to Winnie Mandela

with Agencies South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma paid tribute to the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her Soweto home on Wednesday during which he described her as a mother, leader and special type. Zuma is th...

Kenyan woman wins $25,000 in damages after giving birth on...

A woman who was verbally and physically abused after giving birth on the floor of a state-run hospital in Kenya won a landmark 2.5 million shillings ($24,789) in damages on Thursday. Josephine Majani delivered her baby o...

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How Grace Mugabe poaching claims benefit President Mnangagwa

By Prof Keith Somerville THE headline on The Herald could not have made it clearer: “Police tighten noose on Grace Mugabe.” The newspaper, for 37 years the mouthpiece of Robert Mugabe’s government, is now the voice...

Zimbabwe draws breath, but how fresh is the air?

Charles Hampton, who worked in Zimbabwe between 1980 and 1984, visits the country in the aftermath of Robert Mugabe’s removal from power “No more road blocks…it’s good! The Crocodile has put the police back in th...

Zimbabwe president ready to accept opposition victory in July polls...

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister says his boss President Emmerson Mnangagwa is ready to accept the outcome of presidential elections slated for Jul...

Why ED’s fascination with China, Rwanda must worry us

By Newsday There are a number of events in the past few weeks that flew under the radar, which I feel deserve more scrutiny, as they could have a telling effect on the route Zimbabwe takes in the not so distant future. B...

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Tennis great Roger Federer meets Zambian president during working tour

Swiss and world tennis star, Roger Federer on Monday met with Zambian president Edgar Lungu as part of an official visit to the southern African country. The president through his Facebook page shared photos of the court...

Mutasa’s future in doubt as Dynamos meet over dreadful results

Sports Reporter THE future of Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa has been thrown into uncertainty with the club leadership expected to meet on Thursday to review the team’s performance following a spate of dreadful results. Dy...

Hadebe scores his first as Khama strikes

Teenage Hadebe scored his first goal in a Kaizer Chiefs jersey, helping his team to a narrow 0-1 win over Free State Stars on Wednesday. The 22-year-older defender joined Amakhosi in August last year, and his header from...

Highlanders want fans to fill up Stadium

Highlanders have appealed to its football fans to enable an electric atmosphere at Barbourfields Stadium when they face newly promoted Nichruit FC in Matchday 5. The Bosso executive feels the time has come for football f...