Articles tagged 'zimbabwe'

'I will not follow Mugabe's ways' 23 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will chart a different path from that of his much-criticised predecessor — former leader Robert Mugabe — adding that he will only serve the two terms permitted by the country's new Constitution if Zimbabweans re-elect him into power in five years' tim...
American investors express massive interest in Zim: Ncube 23 September 2018 HARARE - Having long written off Zimbabwe as one of the world's least appealing economies, international investors are beginning to show signs of interest in Zimbabwe, newly appointed Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has said. Zimbabwean officials met with investors in New York in search of cash ...
I will only serve two terms: ED 23 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will chart a different path from that of his much-criticised predecessor — former leader Robert Mugabe — adding that he will only serve the two terms permitted by the country's new Constitution if Zimbabweans re-elect him into power in five years' tim...
Inflation pressures mount 22 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's inflation pressures continue escalating as the country's annual broad money supply (M3) rose by 40,8 percent to $9,1 billion in June 2018 from $6,4 billion recorded in same period last year. Broad money supply is money in circulation — physical currency and demand deposits....
Motlanthe probe team must be allowed room 21 September 2018 HARARE - It's positive that president Emmerson Mnangagwa has finally sworn in members of the probe team to look into the army killings that occurred on August 1 in central Harare. The military used live ammunition to break protests on that fateful afternoon. MDC Alliance supporters were dem...
Zim inflation to break records 21 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate is expected to break records this year after it rose to 4,83 percent in August, gaining 0,54 percentage points from the July rate of 4,29 percent. The figure is now 0,17 percent short of the December projection of 5,0 percent by the World Bank. The ...
Hectic schedule for ninth Parly 21 September 2018 HARARE - The ninth Parliament will commence in earnest next week with a busy schedule which will see it debate a dozen bills proposed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his State-of-the-Nation Address (Sona) on Tuesday. Mnangagwa, who officially opened the ninth Parliament's first session,...
ED opens probe into army killings 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday swore in the team which will investigate the post-elections violence which resulted in the death of at least six people, after the army used live ammunition to break ugly demonstrations that had erupted in Harare on August 1 this year. This comes...
ED fortifies his political power 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa moved to consolidate his power yesterday when he appointed his longtime confidante and loyalist Owen “Mudha” Ncube as the country's new State Security minister. He also appointed new and reassigned permanent secretaries. In so doing, Mnangagwa completed...
AMA to float $75m bills for maize purchase 20 September 2018 HARARE - The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) has plans to float bills worth $75 million to purchase maize grain for the 2018 buying season. In a press statement yesterday, AMA and CBZ Holdings Limited invited investors to subscribe to the AMA Bills. “The Agricultural Marketing Author...
Mnangagwa opens probe into army killings 20 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday swore in the team which will investigate the post-elections violence which resulted in the death of at least six people, after the army used live ammunition to break ugly demonstrations that had erupted in Harare on August 1 this year.
Govt in bond notes U-turn 19 September 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and new Finance minister Mthuli Ncube have ruled out the immediate return of the decommissioned Zimbabwe dollar — saying the country will for now continue to use bond notes and the multiple currency system until the local economy stabilises. This come...
MPs walk out of Parly in ED protest 19 September 2018 HARARE - There are fears of a “complete breakdown” in relations between the ruling Zanu PF and the MDC as opposition legislators launched a campaign of parliamentary guerrilla tactics to cause maximum disruption to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's State opening of Parliament yesterday. Thabitha ...
ED retains colonial bling for Parly State opening 19 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday presided over the State Opening of Parliament in an event full of pageantry, royal stagecraft and tradition — the kind that deposed former dictator Robert Mugabe did best. Just like his predecessor, Mnangagwa presented a fascinating or rather mad...
ED rules out Zim dollar return, for now 19 September 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and new Finance minister Mthuli Ncube have ruled out the immediate return of the decommissioned Zimbabwe dollar — saying the country will for now continue to use bond notes and the multiple currency system until the local economy stabilises. [GoogleAd...
ED probe faces court challenge 18 September 2018 HARARE - A woman who lost her brother when members of the army opened fire, killing at least six people during a violent demo in Harare last month has approached the High Court seeking to nullify the subsequent Commission of Inquiry set up by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to investigate the distur...
Zanu PF hijacks women's bank 18 September 2018 HARARE - There are fears that Zanu PF is hijacking the Zimbabwe Women's Microfinance Bank (ZWMB), after several women were recently turned away from a meeting which took place at a Bulawayo hotel on the basis that they were not card-carrying ruling party members. The Daily News is reliably inf...
Warrant of arrest for Ginimbi 18 September 2018 HARARE - A warrant of arrest has been issued against businessman Genius Kadungure after he failed to pitch for his fraud trial yesterday. Kadungure is jointly charged with Wicknell Chivayo on two counts of fraud dating back to 2012. The businessman was said to be out of the country. His est...
Mining prospectors hail Mnangagwa 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Prospectors Association (ZPA) has hailed President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the Mines ministry for agreeing to incorporate their demands in the Mines and Minerals Bill. The Bill had been sent to the president as amended by the National Assembly. The ZPA said they were happy ...
Gospel, dancehall collaborations a hit 18 September 2018 HARARE - The pact between gospel and secular musicians seem to be growing with a number of songs having been released so far. Of note is the combination between gospel musicians and Zimdancehall artistes which has become popular. A number of songs have been released and several of them have...
MDC plan to humiliate President Emmerson Mnangagwa 18 September 2018 HARARE - Opposition legislators are planning to humiliate President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he presents his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in Parliament today — as the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance continues to refuse to accept his July 30 poll victory. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Masiyiwa outrage: Officials attempt to exploit Econet cholera fund 17 September 2018 HARARE - Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa has expressed his outrage at some municipal officials who attempted to defraud cholera response funds donated by Econet valued at $10 million. In a post on his Facebook page, Masiyiwa alleges that suppliers and some officials from affected municipalities...
ED courts fired Zanu PF rebels 17 September 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF has extended an olive branch to former party cadres who were sacked between 2014 and last year. The Daily News can reveal that Zanu PF functionaries — acting on instructions from President Emmerson Mnangagwa — have been in touch with some of the expelled members in a bid to st...
Presidium urged to declare assets 17 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two deputies — Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi — have been urged to publicly declare their assets in order to demonstrate their commitment to fighting corruption, the Daily News can report. Upon taking over the reins of power from former pres...
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 ...