Tag: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

July 19, 2021
Political Editor The Government will continue engaging local investors in the rebuilding of the country as they have demonstrated that the development of the nation can be done using local … Read More The post Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/zimbabwe-local-expertise-to-anchor-national-development-3/

Zimbabwe: Jah Prayzah Ropes in Local Acts for Album Launch

July 9, 2021
Musicians Trevor Dongo, Mwenje Mathole, Mbeu and Feli Nandi will be the supporting acts for tonight’s Jah Prayzah virtual “Gwara” album launch performances on Gateway Stream music platform. Last weekend, Jah Prayzah released the audio songs for his new album “Gwara” on the same platform and promised fans a virtual performance today. IThe three-hour long

Zimbabwe: RBZ Facility Enables U.S.$22.5 Million Afdis Debt Settlement

June 26, 2021
A FACILITY provided by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has enabled African Distillers Limited (Afdis) to pay US$22.5 million to the South Africa based partner, Distell Limited. Details contained in the Independent Auditor’s report to Afdis shareholders for the period ended March 31 2021 show that the central bank facility enabled the company to

Zimbabwe: Chinamasa Says Zanu-PF Won’t Surrender Bond With Military

June 25, 2021
ZANU PF acting political commissar Patrick Chinamasa says the ruling party was not ready yet to surrender what he said was an unbreakable bond with the country’s military. He was addressing the media at the party headquarters in Harare Thursday. “Always be mindful that there is this unbreakable continuity between the liberation struggle and Zanu

Zimbabwe: MDC Alliance Are Terrorists – Mnangagwa

June 13, 2021
President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday branded the MDC Alliance a terrorist organisation that was “pro-violence” and “anti-people”. Mnangagwa’s remarks made at the launch of empowerment programmes for war veterans in Harare invited an immediate response from the MDC Alliance, which accused the Zanu PF leader of preaching hatred. “Let us all remain astute and vigilant, aware

Zimbabwe: Beitbridge Gospel Musician Gets Another Chance

June 11, 2021
The gods have finally smiled on 32-year-old Beitbridge-based upcoming gospel artiste, Rufaro Kombore. The musician has for the past five years struggled to make it into the studio and the market. Kombore, who cut his music career in 2009, but took a sabbatical in 2015 after recording three albums, is back again with three singles

ZIMBABWE/SOUTH AFRICA : Barbara Rwodzi rises from Pan-African Parliament chaos to rejuvenate Zanu-PF

June 8, 2021
The little-known Barbara Rwodzi, a member of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) of the African Union (AU), left the institution’s latest Source link

Zimbabwe: Army Bars ED’s Appointment of Clansman As Zanu-PF Commissar – Jonathan Moyo

June 7, 2021
Exiled former government minister Jonathan Moyo has sensationally claimed President Emmerson Mnangagwa was going through a tough period after senior military officials blocked him from making key new appointments into Zanu PF leadership positions. Mnangagwa announced new senior appointments in the governing party, last Wednesday, including appointing disgraced former Vice President Kembo Mohadi as the

Zimbabwe: Gold Smuggling Syndicates Exposed

May 30, 2021
A new report has illustrated the depth of the gold smuggling scourge in Zimbabwe, estimating that over 70% of the country’s output has found its way into backstage international markets. Titled, ‘Illicit Gold Markets in East and Southern Africa’, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime’s report said the 10% to 30% of authorised buyers

Zimbabwe: Ex-Health Minister Dismisses ‘Unnecessary’ Kwekwe Lockdown

May 26, 2021
Former Health Minister and top MDC Alliance official, Henry Madzorera has described the government decreed localised lockdown in Kwekwe as nothing but an assault on the church which has become the only institution seemingly complying with the order. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who doubles as a Health Minister last week imposed a 14-day lockdown on

Zimbabwe: How Constitutional Crisis Could Have Been Avoided

May 23, 2021
BY ALEX MAGAISA The government of Zimbabwe is the author of the current constitutional crisis where it is unclear how the dispute over Constitutional Amendment No. 2 can be properly and lawfully resolved. It could easily have been avoided if the government had respected and followed the constitution. There was no shortage of advice, but

ZIMBABWE : Mnangagwa's PR misses a step over Kazungula Bridge

May 16, 2021
Present for the inauguration of the Kazungula Bridge, which spans the Zambezi River between Botswana and Zambia, Emmerson Mnangagwa and his PR team would appear to have somewhat exaggerated the role of the Zimbabwean president in the bridge’s construction. Source link

Zimbabwe: Mambo Dhuterere Slanders Jah Prayzah in Leaked Audios

May 15, 2021
LEAKED audios of gospel artiste, Mambo Dhuterere bad mouthing Jah Prayzah alleging he uses black magic have flooded the internet. Hours before, the two popular musicians shared a bromance on social media. The audios were leaked by Mambo Dhuterere’s former manager, Marvelous Munemo after the two had a fall-out over US$500. Munemo, who managed Mambo

Zimbabwe: JSC Opposes Malaba Term Extension Challenge By Lawyers

May 14, 2021
The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) has opposed an application by top lawyer and Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum boss Musa Kika, who is challenging the extension of Chief Justice Luke Malaba’s term of office by President Emmerson Mnangagwa who has been granted the legal tools to do so by the enactment of Constitutional Amendment No.

Zimbabwe: Rushwaya Case Postponed – allAfrica.com

May 5, 2021
The matter involving Henrietta Rushwaya and her alleged gold smuggling syndicate comprising of Pakistani businessman Ali Mohamed and two State security agents has been postponed to June 18 to allow time for the gold to be weighed. Prosecutor Mrs Netsai Mushayabasa applied for the postponement saying she had spoken to the investigating officer who indicated

Zimbabwe: Ex-ZBC Reporter Opens Recording Studio

April 25, 2021
Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation TV reporter Andrew Neshamba has launched a recording studio in Harare’s Dzivaresekwa Extension suburb. The new studio, which will operate under Neshamba’s Drewmars Media, was launched last Monday in Dzivaresekwa on the day the journalist celebrated his birthday. Drewmars Media is an online television outlet, which broadcasts via the video-sharing platform

Zimbabwe: Grace’s Phd Degree Flawed, Says Witness

April 22, 2021
Court Correspondent The trial for suspended University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura continued yesterday with one of the witnesses saying former First Lady Grace Mugabe was unprocedurally awarded a PhD degree. Another witness said Mrs Mugabe’s under qualified supervisor was producing progress reports. Professor Nyagura is accused of ensuring the PhD was awarded despite

Zimbabwe: #Zim@41 – Together Growing Our Economy for A Prosperous, Resilient and Inclusive Society

April 17, 2021
Cape Town — Today marks one of the most important days in the history of our nation Zimbabwe. ZANU PF Cape District wishes to express its deep, heartfelt congratulations to His Excellency President Emerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa and the people of Zimbabwe on this auspicious occasion of the 41th Anniversary of Independence! This very special day,

Zimbabwe: Address Previous Injustices Before Re-Introducing the National Youth Service

April 16, 2021
Government must address the previous injustices carried out by the infamous National Youth Service and undertake a consultative process before the reintroduction of the Youth Service. The undersigned organizations note with concern the reintroduction of the National Youth Service commonly referred to as “Green Bombers” by the Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation. The

Zimbabwe: Human Leg Found Floating in Gweru River

April 14, 2021
A human lower limb with a foot wearing a sneaker has been found floating in the waters along the Gweru River, police have said. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko said the human remains were found this morning by a passer-by. “Police who attended the scene found that it was a male right lower

Zimbabwe: Govt Fights Back As Banks Shut Doors On Its 99-Year Farm Leases

April 11, 2021
THE government has been forced to reintroduce its defunct Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) after financial institutions grouped under the Bankers Association and resolved not to accept the state-issued 99-year farm leases. Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka said his government had over the past 10 years held discussions with senior bank executives as they dangled a carrot

Zimbabwe: Independence Without Land Is Meaningless

April 10, 2021
A Zimbabwe without land doesn’t exist. Land defines who we are as Zimbabweans. Throughout Zimbabwe’s history, land has been at the heart of the conflict between settlers and indigenous populations. When Zimbabwe was annexed by British colonialists in the 1880s, the development of the colony became tied to settler colonialism, mineral exploitation, ranching and the

Zimbabwe: Border Timbers Predicts Growth in Export Markets

April 5, 2021
Timber milling and manufacturing firm, Border Timbers Limited, is eyeing growth in export markets, at a time foreign currency availability in the country remains limited. Judicial manager Peter Bailey, indicated the firm was looking at increasing sales volumes across the country’s borders. This comes as demand for lumber remains very high both in the local

Zimbabwe: PRAZ Pushes for Procurement Law Alignment to Constitution

April 3, 2021
THE Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (PRAZ) has kicked off a process aimed at aligning key legislation linked to its operations to the national constitution. The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act (PPDPA) came into operation on January 1, 2018 and this piece of legislation governs the manner government buys and sells goods

ZIMBABWE : Kuda Tagwirei looking to supply fuel to state despite US sanctions

April 1, 2021
A firm with links to the Zimbabwean magnate Kuda Tagwirei is among the suppliers authorised to carry out public contracts in 2021 despite the businessman was subjected to American sanctions for “corruption of public officials” last summer. Source link

Zimbabwe: Mai Titi in Social Media Spat With Nigerian Bae

March 30, 2021
POPULAR Zimbabwean comedienne Mai Titi’s relationship with Nigerian fiancé, Charles Obina Ugwa is on the rocks, barely a year after the two engaged. The two had started dating and later engaged soon after Mai Titi’s nasty divorce with local musician, Zizoe. One of Mai Titi’s followers who happened to be Obinas’s brother, hooked the two

Zimbabwe: Remove Touts From All Bus Termini – Govt

March 26, 2021
The government has ordered touts out of public spaces following a recent video of an elderly woman being harassed at a bus terminus went viral on social media. Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Minister, Sithembiso Nyoni said touts were threat to the society. “Eventually, we want to witness the removal of touts

Zimbabwe: Minister Coventry Unpacks Sport Resumption Format

March 17, 2021
Youth, Sport, Arts, and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry has clarified how sport will resume and insisted medium and high-risk sport still have to follow the Sports Commission standard operating procedures. Cabinet announced yesterday that all sport has resumed following further relaxation of Covid-19 measures. Minister Coventry today unpacked the roadmap for sport resumption during a

Zimbabwe Has Great Economic Potential – Russian Academics, Business Executives

March 14, 2021
RUSSIAN business executives and academics Sunday said there are enormous benefits in investing in Zimbabwe especially in the mining and agriculture sectors noting the country’s promising economic potential. The Russians also said investors should consider that Zimbabwe was one of the safest states in Africa. These sentiments came out when the Association of Economic Cooperation

Zimbabwe: A Paradigm Shift From False Expectations of Reform in a Securocrat State, to a Conference to Resolve It.

March 5, 2021
The discussion on the crisis in Zimbabwe has over the years been premised on the false expectation that a state increasingly based and surviving on the strength of a military-security machinery can reform itself out of power. What is required now is an acknowledgement, and a consensus at the national, regional and global levels, that