Articles tagged 'sweden'

Sweden, Culture Fund in new partnership 11 May 2017 HARARE - The Culture Fund of Zimbabwe have signed a new agreement with the Swedish government that will see the latter contributing $1, 35 million (12 million Swedish kronor) towards a three-year-programme on women empowerment and climate change. Representatives of the two entities officially ...
Sweden seeks to boost Zim investment 15 February 2017 HARARE - Sweden's new ambassador to Zimbabwe, Sofia Calltorp, has said she would immediately start working to restart stalled investment here and resume exports from the southern African country that plummeted after the controversial land grab programme. Welcoming pledges from President Robert...
Mighty Warriors' global appeal 20 April 2016 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors are now attracting the best of the best in world women’s football with the Swedish national side eager to play against Shadreck Mlauzi’s team. Zimbabwe women’s football team has made huge strides in the last few months after qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in...
Swedish investors demand security, predictability 27 November 2014 HARARE - Swedish investors are seeking predictability and security before committing their capital in Zimbabwe, Sweden’s ambassador Lars Ronnås said. He said the investors are “looking at the long-term benefit… so they need to be sure their interests are safe.” “As an ambassador, all I can ...
Mawungira eNharira back from Sweden tour 24 September 2014 HARARE - Mbira legend Wilfred Tichaona Mafrika, better known as Nyamasvisva, will perform for the first time this month at the Book Café on Friday. Nyamasvisva, backed by his band Mawungira, was in Sweden the greater part of this month where he performed at several venues during the Swedish Cu...
$5m Swedish boost for women 3 March 2014 HARARE - The Swedish Government has contributed $5,3 million towards a joint programme that seeks to accelerate Zimbabwe’s gender equality and women’s empowerment. Sweden’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Lars Ronnas told guests at the launch that her country’s support for the programme was based on t...
Shot in the arm for Mashambanzou 16 February 2014 HARARE - Swedish government has entered a $860 000 funding agreement with Mashambanzou Care Trust. The three-year grant will support Mashambanzou’s care unit in Waterfalls and the Nenyere day care centre in Mbare. Swedish ambassador Lars Ronnas said, “For the past 13 years, Sweden has provi...
France, Portugal face night of nerves 19 November 2013 LONDON - France and Portugal, two of Europe's footballing heavyweights, face a fraught test of nerves Tuesday night with their places at the 2014 World Cup finals at stake. France, the 1998 world champions, are 2-0 down to Ukraine after the first leg of their play-off ahead of the return in Pa...