Tag: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Shows Potential to Lead e-Mobility Transition

March 3, 2021
The adverse effects of the climate emergency mean that it is critical for the world to accelerate the transition to low carbon technologies to reduce emissions. The transport sector is estimated to contribute an average of 17% of global greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Member states,

Zimbabwe: Aston Villa’s Great Wall . . . Nakamba Earns Rave Reviews After Monster Show

March 1, 2021
Just call him the Aston Villa lucky charm – SIX appearances, 375 minutes on the field, no goal conceded by the English Premiership side. No wonder why Marvelous Nakamba’s name has been trending, both on social and mainstream media, after his blockbuster show in his team’s impressive 1-0 win over Leeds United at Elland Road

Zimbabwe: ‘Bad’ Mugabe Kept Soldiers Inside Barracks – Parties

February 21, 2021
AS the nation commemorates Robert Mugabe National Youth Day this Sunday, political parties have expressed mixed feelings towards the late strongman’s legacy with some crediting the once fierce ruler for keeping the military out of national politics. Mugabe was dethroned in a popular military assisted coup November 2017. February 21, which is the former President’s

Zimbabwe: Soul Jah Love Was a Hero, Says Family

February 19, 2021
LATE Soul Jah Love’s family has described the talented Zimdancehall artiste as a hero whose music was therapy to his fans who experienced difficult social pressures. Soul Jah Love, real name Soul Musaka, died Tuesday at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital, Waterfalls, Harare. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital, according to a doctor’s report

Zimbabwe: Late Zimbabwean Dancehall Singer Soul Jah Love Declared Liberation Hero

February 18, 2021
Award winning Zimdancehall musician Soul Jah Love (Soul Muzavazi Musaka) has been declared a liberation hero. Zanu PF Secretary for Administration Dr Obert Mpofu announced the latest development. Soul Jah Love who died on Tuesday at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital in Harare after a short illness. He will be buried on Saturday at Warren Hills at

Zimbabwe: Illicit Financial Flows Cost Zimbabwe Over U.S.$12 Billion

February 6, 2021
Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) said IFFs have cost Zimbabwe over US$12 billion in last three decades ending in 2015, with corruption acting not only as a direct source, but a conduit facilitating other commercial forms of illicit flows. Addressing the Mines and Mineral Development- Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, TIZ programs director Tafadzwa Chikumbu said across the

Zimbabwe: Mamombe, Chimbiri to Spend Night in Detention

February 2, 2021
Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe and party activist Cecilia Chimbiri will spend the night at Chikurubi Maximum Prison after Magistrate Stanley Mambanje postponed their bail application to Wednesday. Mamombe, Chimbiri and Netsai Marova were arrested in Harare yesterday with the latter released in unclear circumstances. ZRP has charged Mamombe and Chimbiri with section 11 of

Zimbabwe: Poor Grain Production Hurting Zim Economy

January 25, 2021
Zimbabwe has been a net importer of food for the past 2 decades and the country’s import bill has increasingly featured grain imports with maize imports averaging 1.1 million Metric Tonnes (MT) per year in the last 10 years, while wheat and soya beans account for 300 000MT and 150 000MT in import quantities respectively.

Kenya/Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Marathon Champ Pitches Camp in Kapsait, Chases Olympic Ticket

January 25, 2021
The Kapsait Athletics Training Camp in Elgeyo Marakwet County is proving to be a distance running Mecca of sorts with an increasing number of elite foreign athletes pitching camp at this address, some 3,000 metres above sea level, seeking improved performance. The camp was catapulted into global limelight when Brigid Kosgei, who trains at Kapsait,

Zimbabwe: Chikwende Perfect for Simba

January 17, 2021
FC Platinum striker Perfect Chikwende is ineligible to play for his new side Simba SC in the CAF Champions League group stages after joining the club from the Zimbabwean champions on Friday. The Tanzanian football champions are believed to have paid an around US$50 000 transfer fee for the red-hot 27-year-old forward. Chikwende has already

Zimbabwe: Olinda Hints On Another Wedding, Baby With Tytan

January 13, 2021
After reportedly getting back together with her estranged husband, United Kingdom-based socialite and businesswoman, Olinda Chapel has taken to social media seeking ideas on which direction to take following her reunion with Njabulo “Tytan” Nkomo. Writing on Facebook, Olinda tossed a rhetorical question at her legion of fans asking whether or not it is allowed

Zimbabwe: Shutt Rules the Roost in SA

January 12, 2021
Zimbabwe’s Top — ranked junior golfer Keegan Shutt celebrated his first victory on South African soil in the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship at Selborne Golf Club at the weekend. The 14-year-old sandwiched a flawless one-under 71 between two rounds of 75 to record a two-shot triumph on five-over 221. The South Coast once again proved

Zimbabwe: MDC Alliance MP Job Sikhala Arrested

January 10, 2021
POLICE have arrested MDC Alliance top politician Job Sikhala outside the Harare magistrates’ court. Sikhala, also a lawyer, was part of the legal team representing freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono who was arrested Friday charged with communicating falsehoods through tweeting that a junior police officer had killed a baby with a baton stick earlier during the

Zimbabwe: Jail Nightmare for Chin’ono As Journalist Remanded in Custody

January 9, 2021
JOURNALIST Hopewell Chin’ono has been remanded in custody. This follows his arrest on Friday and subsequent court appearance this Saturday charged with communicating falsehoods in a matter involving the violent smashing of a commuter omnibus transport window whose glass fragments injured a baby who was among Bindura bound passengers earlier in the week. Initial reports

Zimbabwe: 12 Months Imprisonment for ZimDancehall Trio

January 6, 2021
Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti has sentenced three Zimdancehall music promoters and producer DJ Fantan, DJ Levels and Dammer to 12 months in prison after being convicted of breaching COVID-19 lockdown regulations. Muchuchuti halved the trio’s sentence on the grounds that they did not wasting the court’s time by pleading guilty on initial appearance. Dj Fantan

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Rapper Asaph Shortlisted for Listeners Choice Award

January 1, 2021
A BULAWAYO-based rapper, ASAPH has been short listed to represent Zimbabwe in the Listeners Choice Award at the MTV Africa Music Awards. The award winning rapper and musician broke the news on his Twitter account as he pleaded with Zimbabweans to vote for him in order for him to get the opportunity of a lifetime.

Africa: Zimbabwe Forced to Put CHAN Preparations On Hold

January 1, 2021
Zimbabwe have been forced to put their preparations for the African Nations Championship finals (CHAN) on hold after nine members of the squad tested positive for COVID-19 when the team re-grouped after Christmas on Monday. A further five members of the technical team also tested positive, Zimbabwe Football Association communications and competitions manager Xolisani Gwesela

Zimbabwe: Khupe Still Party Leader, Engaging Madhuku Over Mwonzora’s ‘Poll Theft’

December 30, 2020
EMBATTLED MDC-T former interim leader Thokozani Khupe is reported to be still in charge of the opposition party and waiting for legal opinion from her lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, her spokesperson has confirmed. Khupe Sunday tried in vain to stop delegates attending party’s chaotic extraordinary congress from voting accusing former interim secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora of rigging

Zimbabwe: SA Authorities Say Beitbridge Border Congestion Now Cleared

December 27, 2020
SOUTH AFRICAN authorities say they have managed to clear the traffic congestion at the Beitbridge border post. In a statement, the South African Department of Home Affairs said the border was now easily accessible. “The Musina Local Municipality provided additional holding areas which enabled vehicles going to the border to be released to travel in

Zimbabwe: Funds for Emergency Food Assistance Run Dry As Millions Face Hunger Season

December 18, 2020
Harare — With millions of Zimbabweans devastated by a year of drought, rising hyperinflation and COVID-19, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today appealed for an additional US$204 million to support over four million of the most food insecure people over the next six months. The appeal comes ahead of the ‘lean’ season, which

Zimbabwe: Harare Mayor Charged With Contempt of Court

December 16, 2020
Harare mayor Jacob Mafume today appeared in court on obstruction of course of justice or alternatively contempt of court for allegedly interfering with a key witness, Edgar Dzehonye, in another matter where he is facing criminal abuse of office. The State led by Mrs Constance Ngombengombe and Mrs Kudzai Chigwedere opposed granting of his bail

IVORY COAST : After Zimbabwe, B2Gold sets its sights on Ivorian gold

December 13, 2020
The booming Ivorian gold sector has succeeded in attracting a new player that is already well known in African mining circles: Canada’s B2Gold Corp. Source link

Zimbabwe: Chinese Miners Turn Hwange’s Deka Road Into a Death Trap

December 6, 2020
Hwange — Villagers in Makwa, Hwange East Constituency are fuming over the destruction of Deka Road by Chinese-owned mining companies operating in the area. Land degradation as well as water and air pollution have become perennial challenges for Hwange as the Chinese mining companies destroy roads and discharge effluent into rivers without any action being

African Geography – Cities and Countries

July 19, 2014
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