Zimbabwe gives Malawi 300 tonnes of maize meal

By Malawi24.com Zimbabwe has given Malawi 300 tonnes of maize meal to assist Cyclone Freddy survivors. Zimbabwean Ambassador to Malawi, Dr. Nancy Saungweme presented the donation in Blantyre on behalf of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Deputy Minister of Local Government, Unity and Culture, Owen Chomanika, received the donation. In Malawi, the impact of Cyclone Freddy has

Fresh from ‘ideology’ class; Pastors4ED pledge support for Mnangagwa in 2023 polls

By Darlington Gatsi ZIMBABWE Union Council of Churches (ZUCOC) has ordered its members to vote for the ruling party in this year’s general elections assuring President Emmerson Mnangagwa of a resounding victory. This follows the graduation of clergymen who went through a Zanu PF appendage’s – Pastors for ED – ideology program. A Pastors4ED leader,

Lebanon commits to deepen investment ties with Zimbabwe

By Alois Vinga LEBANON has committed to deepen investment ties with Zimbabwe through strategic identification of common strengths to benefit the two economies. Official records confirm that Zimbabwe enjoys an export market worth about US$30 000 annually and in the reverse, Lebanon exports around US$157 000 to the Southern Africa nation. However, the two nations

GOLD MAFIA: Documentary: CCC legislator calls for central bank probe

By Anna Chibamu AN opposition legislator has demanded answers from government over the Aljazeera ‘Gold Mafia’ documentary exposing alleged money laundering and shady gold deals by individuals claiming links to top government officials. Speaking in Parliament Tuesday, Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) Harare North MP Rusty Markham said an audit of the Reserve Bank of

Belarus hails Zim relations; signs MoU covering 65 events

By Staff Reporter Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik has hailed bilateral relations with Zimbabwe which he said are aimed at developing of economic cooperation. Welcoming Zimbabwe’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Frederick Shava, on an official visit to Belarus, Aleinik said the corporation between the two countries showed potential of economic

Former CCC councillor wins Zanu-PF primaries

By Staff Reporter FORMER CCC councillor Willard Moyo who recently ditched the opposition outfit has won in Zanu-PF’s primary elections. Zanu-PF held elections for council and parliamentary candidates Sunday ahead of the upcoming harmonised elections set for July. Moyo was Silobela Ward 29 Councillor before defecting to Zanu Pf describing CCC leader Nelson Chamisa as

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa with the Russian President Vladimir Putin

Zimbabwe wants to welcome more Russian tourists, eyes more cooperation with Moscow

By Staff Reporter PERMANENT Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Nick Mangwana has called for more cooperation between Russia and Zimbabwe while encouraging Moscow to consider Zimbabwe as their preferred tourist destination. Mangwana made the appeal in an interview with the Russian media outlet Sputnik. “I think when direct flights are

Tsungai Makumbe

CHAOS! Zanu PF officials caught with box full of filled-in ballot papers

By Staff Reporter POLICE have arrested a Zanu PF official in Mazowe North after he was caught with 651 filled-in ballot papers from the party’s primary election. Justice Marufu, a member of contestant Tsungai Makumbe’s campaign team was arrested by Mvurwi police officers Sunday. Makumbe, Campion Mugweni, Martin Dinha, and Tafadzwa Musarara were all competing

The electricity shortages that plague many of Africa's 54 countries are a serious drain on the continent’s economic growth, energy experts warn.

‘What can we do?’: Millions in African countries need power

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: From Zimbabwe, where many must work at night because it’s the only time there is power, to Nigeria where collapses of the grid are frequent, the reliable supply of electricity remains elusive across Africa. The electricity shortages that plague many of Africa’s 54 countries are a serious drain on the continent’s economic

Kandros Mugabe

Disqualified Zanu-PF Kwekwe Central parliamentary aspirant says he harbours no ill feelings, vows to support rival

By Staff Reporter A parliamentary aspirant for Kwekwe Central who was disqualified in Zanu-PF’s primary elections on Saturday has said he respects the party’s decision and has since thrown his weight behind his rival. Supporters of losing 2018 Kwekwe Central parliamentary candidate Kandros Mugabe were left disappointed after their candidate was forced to withdraw from

US President Joe Biden is among those summonsed in legal action to have sanctions against Zimbabwe declared unlawful.

US claims immunity from SA courts in Zim sanctions case

By Ciaran Ryan/Money Web The US Embassy in Pretoria has issued a diplomatic note to SA claiming the Johannesburg High Court lacks jurisdiction over the US in the case brought a year ago by the Zimbabwe Anti-Sanctions Movement (ZASM) seeking to have sanctions against Zimbabwe declared unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid. The case was filed in

Zimbabwe tobacco farmer offers lifeline to survivors of gender violence

By Reuters HARARE – As the sweltering morning sun beat down on them, about half a dozen young Zimbabwean women stacked green tobacco leaves into sheaves while another group, some with babies on their backs, loaded the harvested crop onto a tractor. In a largely male-dominated sector, Michelle Gwatimba, 36, who runs this small farm

Bulawayo council honours top clients; promises improved service delivery

By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO City Council Friday honoured the city’s top 100 clients who have been religiously paying bills on time. Some of the clients who were recognized include OK Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Masiyephambili secondary school and National Social Security Authority (NSSA). Speaking at the appreciation ceremony held in the

France’s HDF Energy to develop Zimbabwe’s first hydrogen plant

By Reuters HARARE: Zimbabwe’s state-owned electricity distributor has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French independent power producer HDF Energy (HDF.PA) to develop the southern African country’s first green hydrogen power plant, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa witnessed the signing of the MoU worth $300 million between the

Zimbabwe’s Financial Intelligence Unit targets assets of diplomat, gold dealer

By News24.com The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), through its Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), intends to freeze suspected ill-gotten wealth belonging to prosperity gospel preacher-cum-diplomat Uebert Mudzanire and politically connected gold dealer Ewan Macmillan. Mudzanire is also known as Prophet Uebert Angel. The RBZ announced the move hours before the airing of an Al Jazeera

Kamlesh Pattni offered Al Jazeera reporters his services to launder millions of dollars of unaccounted cash using Zimbabwean gold. [Al Jazeera]

Gold smuggler tied to Kenyan plunder is back — now in Zimbabwe

By Al Jazeera Investigative Unit A gold smuggler implicated in a scandal that robbed Kenya of 10 percent of its GDP in the 1990s has moved his smuggling operation to Zimbabwe and Dubai, Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) can reveal. Kamlesh Pattni was involved in the so-called Goldenberg scam, a gold smuggling operation that robbed