Articles tagged 'zimbabwe'

Holder happy with squad 13 October 2017 HARARE - West Indies captain Jason Holder said his side is heading in the right direction despite losing both Test and ODI series against England adding that he is happy with the youthful side that remains unchanged for the series against Zimbabwe. The Caribbean Islanders arrived in Bulawayo o...
Enhancing SDGs implementation in Zim 10 October 2017 HARARE - The United Nations and the Office of the President and Cabinet, have held a special meeting with key stakeholders aimed at enhancing the Strategic Development Goals' implementation in the country. The meeting the first multi-stakeholders meeting of Zimbabwe Development Cooperation For...
RBZ rules out adopting SA Rand 5 October 2017 HARARE - Reverse Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya has ruled out prospects of Zimbabwe adopting the South African rand as its anchor currency. This comes amid frenzied social media posts claiming President Robert Mugabe and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, were close to r...
Windies name unchanged squad 5 October 2017 HARARE - The West Indies have named an unchanged Test squad for their tour of Zimbabwe later this month. West Indies will play two Tests against Zimbabwe following a three-day tour match against Zimbabwe A starting on October 15 at Bulawayo Athletic Club. The same 15 players that lost a thr...
Rivaldo to help Zim football 4 October 2017 HARARE - Budding Zimbabwean football players stand a chance to break into European leagues if the negotiations between the government and Barcelona legend Rivaldo are anything to go by. Speaking at a press conference yesterday ahead of the scheduled match between the Barcelona legends and the ...
Proteas oppose four-day Test 4 October 2017 HARARE - Proteas players have opposed to the proposed historic four-day Test against Zimbabwe on Boxing Day saying Cricket South Africa (CSA) did not consult them before confirming the match. Zimbabwe are scheduled to play a four-day pink ball Test against the Proteas on December 26 in Port El...
Zimbabwe ladies aim at Uganda 12 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women cricket team are not entertaining any elements of complacency after posting two wins in two matches in the on-going ICC Women’s World T20, Africa Qualifier in Windhoek, Namibia. A win against hosts Namibia on Saturday and another over Tanzania on Sunday gives the lo...
SA has been faithful Mr president! 11 September 2017 HARARE - Government needs to restrain itself from being pushed into a messy relationship with South Africa. Events of the last two weeks or so have raised real fears of plunging Zimbabwe into dangerous waters as rants by President Robert Mugabe and his government’s decision to ban and reverse ...
Sadc must de-escalate Zim-SA row 11 September 2017 HARARE - The increasingly threatening rhetoric between Zimbabwe and South Africa over the legacy of Nelson Mandela — who guided his country from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy — risks triggering a conflict that could escalate to the annihilation of fragile diplomatic relation...
Mayers, Musonda miss out 9 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe get their ICC Women World T20 Africa Qualifiers campaign up and running against hosts Namibia in Windhoek this afternoon without two key players; Sharne Mayers and Mary-Anne Musonda. The team arrived in Windhoek from a successful tour of South Africa where they won six out of...
Political injustices and the Church's silence 6 September 2017 HARARE - I am stunned by some contradictions presented by the Church in Zimbabwe. We preach brimstone and fire against adultery, robbery and murder, but suddenly find “good” reasons to avoid doing the same when the sins are committed by politicians. We claim to have absolutely no fear of th...
Macauley Bonne shines in Leyton Orient victory 5 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean England-based forward Macauley Bonne wormed his way into the hearts of Leyton Orient fans on Saturday after netting The O’s first league hat-trick at home since 2006. Leyton Orient thumped Guiseley 4-1 to move into second place on the National League log table in a match in...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Govt, Chinese firm in $3m debt dispute 23 August 2017 HARARE - The Chinese company which built Beitbridge’s $40 million water purification plant has reportedly refused with the manual that gives information on how to operate the machinery, until they are paid a balance of $3 million. China International Water and Electricity has camped on site de...
'Harare among world's worst cities to live in' 22 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, has been ranked one of 10 worst cities in the world to live in, according to a survey. The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2017 study said Harare was ranked eight from the worst city to live in among 140 metropolis assessed. The only cities worse than Hara...
ZC now enjoying SA partnership 22 August 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) are beginning to benefit from the visit by a high-powered Cricket South Africa (CSA) delegation at the beginning of the year whose purpose sought to improve bilateral relations. CSA’s four-member delegation comprising chief executive Haroon Lorgat, Chris Nenzani ...
Zim, SA row turns vicious 20 August 2017 HARARE - A serious diplomatic feud has erupted between Zimbabwe and its southern neighbour after South African aviation authorities banned all Air Zimbabwe flights in and out of that country on Friday and Zimbabwean authorities responded by grounding South African Airways (SAA) flights into and o...
Cyprus hell for Zim students 20 August 2017 HARARE - While foreign universities are portrayed as havens of quality education  compared to those in the country, Zimbabwean students in Northern Cyprus are going through hell. Instead of the island being a paradise it has turned otherwise with parents complaining that their children are suf...
Zim A go down fighting 19 August 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwe showed lots of character but fell short by 15 runs against the South Africa Emerging side in the second unofficial One Day International at Harare Sports Club yesterday. The visitors effectively sealed the three-match series as they now carry an unassailable 2-0 lead followin...
Bonne still keen on Warriors 12 August 2017 HARARE - Newly-signed Leyton Orient striker Macauley Bonne has reaffirmed his desire to play for Zimbabwe saying the odds he has faced in processing his papers have not diminished that fire. The England-based forward dropped down from League Two when he signed a two-year contract for the O’s i...
UN, AU please help Zim 3 August 2017 EDITOR — Following a clear defeat at the hands of Morgan Tsvangirai in 2008, President Robert Mugabe withheld the announcement of results as he planned a way of robbing Zimbabweans of sweet victory and force himself back onto the people of Zimbabwe. The alleged strategy involved misrepresentin...
Busy Signal hails hospitable Zim 2 August 2017 HARARE – Jamaican dancehall and reggae musician Busy Signal says no country can match Zimbabwe in terms of hospitality. The Reggae Music Again musician, who will perform in Bulawayo on Friday and Harare the following day, arrived in the country on Sunday after a performance in Kenya. This is t...
Senate ratifies $20m Zim, Kuwait irrigation deal 17 July 2017 HARARE - The Senate has ratified a $20 million agreement between Zimbabwe and Kuwait to develop the Zhove Irrigation Project in Beitbridge. Acting Finance and Economic Development minister Joseph Made tabled the loan agreement for ratification in the Senate last week.  He said the loan agre...
Zim in historic win over Sri Lanka 11 July 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe cricket team made history by clinching their first ODI series 3-2 away to Sri Lanka after yesterday’s tense three-wicket triumph in the final match in Hambantota. This was Zimbabwe’s first series win against a Full Member since 2001 when they beat New Zealand. Zimbabwe...
Zim chase series win 10 July 2017 HARARE – The Zimbabwe cricket team is chasing a rare ODI series win against a higher ranked team besides Bangladesh when they take on Sri Lanka in Hambantota today. Zimbabwe's last series win over a top Test-playing nation was way back in 2001 when the side beat New Zealand 2-1. Since then,...
Ervine fifty helps Zim draw level 9 July 2017 HAMBANTOTA - Batsman Craig Ervine hit a quickfire 69 to help Zimbabwe pull off a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened fourth one-day international and level the five-match series at 2-2 in Hambantota yesterday. Chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zi...