Articles tagged 'south africa'

'SA to benefit from SI 122 lifting' 26 October 2018 HARARE - South Africa is seen benefiting immensely from the lifting of Statutory Instrument (SI) 122 of 2017, economic analysts say. On Tuesday, government lifted a two-year ban on the import of basic commodities, in a move likely to be welcomed by South African businesses. The lifting of t...
SA ready to help Zim 13 October 2018 HARARE - South Africa is ready to assist Zimbabwe, although the latter is still to approach Pretoria for any assistance. Lindiwe Sisulu, South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation minister, said the northern neighbour ''cannot go to Zimbabwe and say; 'here is a bag of whatever and ...
Anxiety for Zimbabweans in SA 17 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans who have applied for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (Zep) are anxious about the slow progress in the processing of their permits. Without a valid permit to show, they find their bank accounts frozen, face difficulties registering their children in school and even lose ...
Zim hosts regional hockey tourney 12 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe men and women’s hockey teams will square off against their South Africa and Namibia counterparts in the Pro Series Indoor (PSi) International Test Series set for Hellenic Academy and Chisipite Senior School. The tournament, running from today until Monday, will also see 25 pr...
'Dead' woman found alive in hospital morgue fridge in South Africa 3 July 2018 JOHANNESBURG - A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge. The woman was taken to Carletonville morgue, in Gauteng province, having been declared dead by paramedics following a road accident. Ambulance company Distress Alert said she ha...
Muzhingi limps out of Comrades 12 June 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe’s all-time Comrades Marathon great Stephen Muzhingi limped off at the 70km peg in the 93rd edition of the long-running ultra-marathon race on Sunday. Marko Mambo was the first Zimbabwean home in fifth position ensuring that the legacy lives on even in the absence of the three...
Mambo in Comrades top 5 12 June 2018 HARARE – Marko Mambo was the pride of Zimbabwe as he finished fifth in the 89km Comrades Marathon race from Pietersburg to Durban in South Africa yesterday morning. The Nedbank Club athlete finished his race in 5:37:49 but 11 minutes 40 seconds behind winner and South African Bongmusa Mthembu ...
Muzhingi, Fokoroni team up for Comrades Marathon 12 June 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe distinguished ultra-marathon runners will be looking forward to team work when they get into the Comrades Marathon race from Pietermaritzburg to Durban, South Africa early this morning and bring home the coveted R440 000. The winner of this year’s edition of the race which ha...
Govt receives classified documents 31 May 2018 HARARE - The South African government has handed to the Zimbabwean government previously classified documents that were being kept at Rhodes University by the colonial Ian Smith regime. This was revealed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare yesterday. According to the president, among ...
Zim's warrant of arrest haunts Chinese tycoon 24 May 2018 HARARE -  Chinese national Yat Hoi Ning, who is accused of ripping off a mining company listed in London of US$2,76 million, has scored a lucrative deal from the South African government. In September last year, Ning was awarded an operator’s licence for the Musina-Makhado special economic zon...
Mnangagwa's saviour on hit list in SA, Zim 14 May 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based businessman Justice Maphosa — who came to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rescue when Zimbabwe's new leader fled the country late last year, with hired assassins apparently in hot pursuit following his ruthless sacking from the government and Zanu PF — is under heavy at...
ED appoints Hamadziripi SA ambassador 5 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed David Hamadziripi as Zimbabwe's new ambassador to South Africa. Hamadzirpi will replace Isaac Moyo, who is now the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) boss. Moyo took over as head of CIO after it had run for a few months without a subs...
Zim deports Anglo workers 26 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Immigration Department (Immigration) yesterday deported two South African nationals for working illegally at Anglo American's Shurugwi-based Unki platinum mine. The two — who engaged in employment without permits — were nabbed during the Department's routine checks. Acco...
Warriors get Cosafa bye 20 April 2018   HARARE - Defending champions Zimbabwe have been handed a bye during the draw for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup held at Safa House in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday. The Warriors, who won the tournament last year after beating Zambia 3-1 in the final, will start the tournament in the...
Zim star lands platinum award in SA 4 April 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based Zimbabwean artiste Don Dada’s song Viva Mandela has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa (Risa). The song, which is the official 2017 Nelson Mandela Day song, has been certified platinum barely a fortnight after turning gold. Risa cer...
Zim must regulate all imports 8 March 2018 HARARE - The outbreak of the world’s worst Listeria will serve as a wake-up call to authorities in Zimbabwe as the country has continued as a dumping ground for mostly cheap imports, especially food stuffs and drugs, from other countries. Listeria, which causes flu-like symptoms, nausea, diarr...
Killer disease outbreak catches Zim napping 7 March 2018 HARARE - The country is badly exposed to the outbreak of the world's worst listeria outbreak, after it emerged that there is no legal framework to enforce a government ban on the importation of cold meats from South Africa. A top officer from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), who spoke to th...
SA president Zuma resigns 15 February 2018 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party's decision. The ANC had told him to step down or face a vote o...
ANC ups pressure on Zuma 6 February 2018 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's ruling party has called a meeting of its top body for Wednesday, amid growing pressure on President Jacob Zuma to stand down. In a statement, the ANC said the meeting would discuss the "management of the transition" between the Zuma administration and the next one...
SA-based contract killers jailed 2 years 3 February 2018 HARARE – Two South Africa-based men hired to kill a Zimbabwean man by his jilted lover will spend the next two years in jail. Fanuel Machando, 42, of Poortye Vaalrand, in Johannesburg and his neighbour, Elliot Ratema, 34,  were convicted on charges of conspiracy to commit murder. The State ...
Zim struggle under lights 23 December 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwean batsmen have found the going tough to connect bat with ball under floodlights during their current tour of neighbouring South Africa. Heath Streak’s men lack of pink ball cricket was exposed in the warm-up match against South Africa Invitational XI which they lost yesterday...
Garananga makes ultimate sacrifice 2 December 2017 HARARE – Munashe Garananga might not be a household name but he is one of the many young Zimbabwean footballers hoping to make a career in the cut-throat world of professional football. In order to realise his dream of making it in the football world and probably one day represent the Warriors...
I'm married to music: Buffalo Souljah 23 November 2017 HARARE - Despite winning several awards in South Africa, dancehall artiste Buffalo Souljah remains largely unappreciated in Zimbabwe. But many believe the Harare-bred artiste's recent collaboration with Winky D, Rugare, which is doing well on most local charts, will finally change his fortunes...
World leaders welcome Mugabe ouster 23 November 2017 HARARE - World leaders yesterday welcomed the Zimbabwean army’s ouster of President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday following days of unrest in a country devastated by economic ruin. Mugabe tendered his resignation letter on Tuesday, halting an impeachment hearing by a joint sitting of Parliament t...
Zimbo excels in Fifa course but then tragedy struck 13 November 2017 HARARE - Gerald Dandah remembers waking up in a private hospital in Alexandria, South Africa without any recollection how he had got there last month. But after feeling the excruciating pain in his heavily-bandaged left leg, it finally dawned on him that something terrible had landed him there...