Zimbabwe's merry-go-round finance measures fail to cheer up economy

Zimbabwe’s merry-go-round finance measures fail to cheer up economy

By Fin24.com HARARE: New gold coins, an interest rate at 200% - among the highest in the world – and ...
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Zimbabwe

Drunkards church Harare launch encounters planning setback 

Drunkards church Harare launch encounters planning setback 

/ Zimbabwe
By Mary Taruvinga EFFORTS by the 'drunkards church' Ziva Mwari, to launch a new branch in Harare encountered a setback Saturday after police clearance was delayed. Church founder, Richard Twabi, said a new date for the launch will be announced in due course. The church, first of its kind, made ...

Courts & Crime

Ex-convict stabbed to death hours after prison release 

Ex-convict stabbed to death hours after prison release 

/ Courts & Crime
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent A FORMER inmate at Whawha Prison was stabbed to death by unknown assailants a few hours after his release. The now-deceased has been identified as Reason Rupaya (49). Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident. "Police in Gweru ...

In Pictures

IN PICTURES: New parliament building complete

IN PICTURES: New parliament building complete

/ In Pictures, News Headlines
Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images from the  parliament of Zimbabwe new building which was recently completed. The US$100 million project was fully funded by the Chinese government and it will be handed over to the Zimbabwean government soon ...

Business

Chinese investments give new impetus to Zimbabwe's mining sector growth

Chinese investments give new impetus to Zimbabwe’s mining sector growth

/ Business, Economy
By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe is witnessing an influx of Chinese investments in the mining sector, as the resource-rich southern African country seeks to increase mineral production and maximize beneficiation in order to get better returns from its vast mineral wealth. In 2019, Zimbabwe set out an ambitious drive to more ...

Diaspora

UK: Nurse left with tubing in body after brain surgery at London hospital; problem only discovered years later in Zim

UK: Nurse left with tubing in body after brain surgery at London hospital; problem only discovered years later in Zim

/ Diaspora, Top Story
By BBCNews.com LONDON: A man has said he was left in agony after plastic tubing was left in his body after undergoing brain surgery. Kennedy Mugovera, 51, from Swindon, had the procedure at the University College London Hospital in 2016. After struggling to receive follow-up medical attention from the NHS, ...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

/ Music, Showbiz, Arts & Culture
By Associated Press NEW YORK: Mary J. Blige’s 2022 is going pretty well. Her new album landed in the top 10 of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and she was featured at the Super Bowl halftime show. Now she’s been tapped for a concert like no other. Blige will host a ...

Sports

PSL: Struggling Caps United finally win as FC Platinum go top

PSL: Struggling Caps United finally win as FC Platinum go top

/ Football, Sport
By Sports Reporter STRUGGLING Caps United finally remembered how to win after ending a seven-match losing streak by edging Harare City 2-1 at the National Sports Stadium in an action-packed day in the Premier Soccer League on Saturday. Elsewhere, champions FC Platinum moved to the top of the table following ...

Trending

Journalist Manyowa lays cyber-bullying charges against Facebook users following ‘malicious’ reports, death threats

Journalist Manyowa lays cyber-bullying charges against Facebook users following ‘malicious’ reports, death threats

/ Trending, Zimbabwe
By Staff Reporter CELEBRITY journalist, Maynard Manyowa and his first wife Mutsa, have laid cyber-bullying charges on two Facebook users following a series of posts the two dispute. The charges emanate from a post on June 14 by one Rumbidzai Makuwerere, who at the time claimed to be Mutsa’s sister ...

Health & Community

Revolving cash cooperatives transform lives of Zimbabwean women

Revolving cash cooperatives transform lives of Zimbabwean women

/ Health & Community
By Anadolu Agency HARARE: Revolving cash cooperatives, known as Mukando, have transformed the lives of Zimbabwean rural women, as the country marks World Cooperative Day on Saturday. Mukando is a local word of the Shona community, meaning "to throw into one pot," and refers to a cooperative concept whereby members ...

Africa & World

International Criminal Court marks 20th anniversary

International Criminal Court marks 20th anniversary

/ World
By Associated Press THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court marked the 20th anniversary of its establishment Friday as its prosecutors probed war crimes in countries around the world, including what one expert called a “make or break” investigation in Ukraine. The court, long criticised for tackling only crimes in Africa ...

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