Articles tagged 'united states of america'

US Embassy, agencies closed today 3 September 2018 HARARE - The United States Embassy and its agencies will be closed to the public today as it celebrates Labour Day. Commemorated on the first Monday of September, the day reminds Americans of the importance of workers' rights and offers them a day of well-earned rest. Also this month the State...
America pushes for Zim dialogue 26 August 2018 HARARE - The United States of America has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his political rivals to respect the rule of law, and to work together to enact necessary reforms that will prevent future poll disputes as was witnessed in the July 30 harmonised elections. This comes as oppositio...
America burst ED bubble 5 August 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been dealt a heavy blow after the United States asked the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to release comprehensive results of the just-ended presidential elections based on data collected from polling stations, in a move that could open new faulty lin...
US approves sanctions lifting law 28 June 2018 HARARE - The United States' Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate has approved a bipartisan legislation that lays the framework for the removal of sanctions slapped on Harare. The bill was introduced by Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons. In April, the duo led a bipartisan Congressiona...
Immigration reviews visa requirements for US citizens 9 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Immigration Department (Immigration) has reviewed visa fees for United States (US) citizens. Under the new requirements, American tourists seeking to visit Zimbabwe will now have to pay $160 for a one year multiple entry visa, up from $55. The department previously charg...
Let's all work towards removal of sanctions 9 April 2018 HARARE - The meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and two United States senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons — who are both members of Washington's Senate Foreign Relations Committee — has shown that the US is in fact prepared to work with Zimbabwe once certain fundamental conditions are m...
Mnangagwa buckles to pressure 28 March 2018 HARARE - Stung by stringent conditions set by the United States government before it could lift sanctions on Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has buckled to pressure by taking steps towards ending isolation by the world's most powerful nation. Read full story in today's ...
New US envoy hopes to dine with Dzamara 18 December 2015 HARARE - New United States of America (USA) ambassador designate Harry Thomas says he hopes to dine with missing human rights activist Itai Dzamara one day. Thomas, who shares the Dzamara family's hopes of seeing him again, says he hopes the powers that be will make sure that the father of two...
Tsvangirai on diplomatic offensive 15 March 2015 HARARE - Opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday left for the United States of America (US), as he embarks on a diplomatic offensive to shed light on the deteriorating political and socio-economic situation in the country. Apparently buoyed by a surprisingly huge turnout to his ral...
Zim in 'huge' economic challenges after elections 11 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's election may have been a triumph for President Robert Mugabe, but the economic impact looks uncertain, with the country now facing “huge challenges”, say analysts. Harare's stock market fell heavily last week, with some companies' share prices falling up to 20 percent on Mo...
Zim election: Future looks bleak again 5 August 2013 HARARE - Long-suffering Zimbabweans are facing the nightmarish prospects of reliving the extreme hardships of 2008, after rich Western governments expressed concerns over the poll results. The condemnation of the just-ended polls by the European Union (EU) the United States of America and Brit...