Tanzania introduces electronic passports

Tanzania introduces electronic passports

Tanzania has rolled out the new electronic East African Community passports to replace the existing national documents, set to be phased out by January 2020. The launch on Wednesday was witnessed by President John Magufuli who said the e-passport would...
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Pepsi ready to begin operations

Pepsi ready to begin operations

By FinGaz INDIAN soft drinks manufacturer, Varun Beverages, says it is ready to commence operations in Zimbabwe after investing US$30 million in a Harare plant. The company’s state-of-the-art PepsiCo factory on the edges of the capital is almost complete and...
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Zambia’s Constitutional Court suspends Lungu’s eligibility case

Zambia’s Constitutional Court suspends Lungu’s eligibility case

The Constitutional Court in Zambia has adjourned the case in which four political parties are seeking an interpretation of President Edgar Lungu’s eligibility to contest in the 2021 presidential elections. Justice Anne Sitali of the Constitutional Court said...
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South Africa: Zuma asks not to be prosecuted

South Africa: Zuma asks not to be prosecuted

  South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday it had received arguments from President Jacob Zuma on why he should not be prosecuted for corruption. The NPA said it received the documents on Wednesday night, after extending a...
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AfDB targets 29.3m people in Africa to access renewable energy

AfDB targets 29.3m people in Africa to access renewable energy

Thandiwe Katinhimure, Business Reporter THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says it plans to reach 29.3 million people with electricity by 2020 as it ventures into investment in renewable energy on the continent. AfDB president Dr Akinwumi Adesina said this in...
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Zim confident ahead of CWC qualifiers

Zim confident ahead of CWC qualifiers

ZIMBABWE are making some bold decisions in the hope of developing a side full of confident cricketers that will do well in the World Cup Qualifiers in March. Even though they are ranked No. 10 on the ODI table, their...
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SMEs body hails portable POS device

SMEs body hails portable POS device

  Thandiwe Katinhimure, Business Reporter BULAWAYO Chamber for Small to Medium Enterprises has welcomed the introduction of a portable Point of Sale (POS) machine as the device is expected to boost small businesses’ revenues and encourage a banking cult...
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Moyo says Mnangagwa so currupt he is Zimbabwe’s richest man

Moyo says Mnangagwa so currupt he is Zimbabwe’s richest man

by Staff reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is the richest man in Zimbabwe and he, together with the army staged a coup to protect their ill-gotten wealth, says Jonathan Moyo. The former higher education minister said this during an interview aired...
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Fresh setback for Elections

Fresh setback for Elections

  THE credibility of Zimbabwe’s general elections this year has been thrown into doubt after a South African-run ID systems firm hired to produce a new voters’ roll for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) recently took the electoral management bod...
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Gukurahundi, Nyadzonya and the David Coltart apology

Gukurahundi, Nyadzonya and the David Coltart apology

By Lloyd Msipa Its sixty days since the inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the president of the Republic of Zimbabwe on the 24th of November 2017. In his inauguration speech, he promised visible changes within the first hundred days. Its...
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