Articles tagged 'trump'

US sanctions expected to sow misery in Zim 12 August 2018 HARARE - The decision by President Donald Trump to extend sanctions on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration came after Zimbabwe's new government failed to meet international obligations, and spurned an offer for a willing partner in the United States, analysts have said. This means Zi...
Trump signs Zim sanctions into law 11 August 2018 HARARE - US President Donald Trump has signed into law new sanctions against Zimbabwe on Wednesday, ending hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. The Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018, which amends the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2...
US envoy apologises for Trump's 's***hole' remark 18 January 2018 HARARE - The US envoy in Harare yesterday came close to apologising for scurrilous remarks made by President Donald Trump that immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from “s***hole countries.” Trump reportedly made the remarks at a private meeting with lawmakers on immigration last Thursday. ...
Price praises US team 3 October 2017 HARARE - Defeated Internationals' team captain Nick Price was full of praise for the US team after another Presidents Cup win at the Liberty National Golf Course in New Jersey on Sunday. The US team prevailed 19-11 to clinch their 10th title having dominated the previous rounds and at one stag...
North Korea fires missile over Japan 29 August 2017 TOKYO - North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an "unprecedented" threat to his country. The missile, launched early on Tuesday Korean time, flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the sea. The UN Security Council is ex...
Trump tells Zim: Reform or no talks 7 June 2017 HARARE - United States President Donald Trump's administration is ready to have “meaningful” dialogue with the Zimbabwean government once it is satisfied there is political and economic transformation, a top official said yesterday. “The relationship with the Zimbabwean government is part of t...
Mugadza petitions Trump over Mugabe 7 May 2017 HARARE - Activist cleric Patrick Phillip Mugadza has launched a fresh assault on President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF government by petitioning the United States President Donald Trump to force the long-serving Zimbabwean leader to step down. Mugadza, who is facing a slew of charges at the ...
US drops biggest bomb in Afghanistan 14 April 2017 WASHINGTON - The US military dropped America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan Thursday, the first time this type of weapon has been used in battle, according to US officials. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the "mother of all bombs," ...
US embassy to engage Trump on Zim funding cuts 4 March 2017 HARARE - The United States (US) embassy in Harare will be reaching out to President Donald Trump not to slash foreign aid to Zimbabwe, ambassador Harry Thomas Jnr has said. This comes as Trump has proposed large cuts to foreign aid at a time of acute need in Zimbabwe. The details of Trump's...
The undertones of US election 2016 20 November 2016 HARARE - The United States of America (USA) election 2016 presented a new dynamic in the triumph of politics of populism. It indeed was not novel, as it has been experienced in many countries including Britain's “Brexit” phenomenon in the beginning of the year. [GoogleAd] More so, in oth...