Zimbabwe, which has been ruled by the radical Afro-Marxist party ZANU PF for the last 39 years and long a darling of the global left, is finally hitting an economic brick wall with a possible famine in the offing, at … Read the rest
Unlike in South Africa and in his native Zimbabwe where hagiographies of deceased former president Robert Mugabe were the norm, London’s Daily Telegraph did not mince words. In a leading article published on 6 September 2019, the newspaper chose the … Read the rest
Zimbabwe could run out of bread in a week after flour stocks dwindled due to the country’s failure to pay for imported wheat, according to a confidential letter written to bakers by the country’s grain millers’ group on Monday.
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Zimbabweans don’t want to be here. South Africans don’t get that. We have voted and voted against the ruling party (and Mugabe) and each time we had the opportunity to be rid of those murderers guess who came to their … Read the rest
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe made a speech blunder on Tuesday during the opening of the third session of the eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe.
Instead of reading the parliamentary opening speech, Mugabe re-read his State of the Nation Address, which he … Read the rest
A safari guide has been mauled to death in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, where Cecil the lion lived.
Camp Hwange has named the guide as 40-year-old Zimbabwean Quinn Swales.
Camp Hwange said in a statement that the attack happened on … Read the rest
Zimbabwe’s state broadcaster said on Thursday it has laid off nearly 300 workers as it battles financial woes.
The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) board of directors has “so far terminated the contracts of some 282 staff members on three months’ … Read the rest
As social media exploded with outrage this week at the killing of Cecil the lion, the untimely passing of the celebrated predator at the hands of an American dentist went largely unnoticed in the animal’s native Zimbabwe.
“What lion?” acting … Read the rest
Zimbabwe’s government has for the first time suggested it may give official permission for some white farmers to stay on their land, 15 years after it sanctioned widespread land grabs that plummeted the country into an economic crisis.
Douglas Mombeshora, … Read the rest
Zimbabweans might soon resort to cannibalism if the gripping hunger stalking the nation is not averted, former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said.
Biti, now secretary general of the MDC Renewal Team, told party supporters in Harare’s dormitory town of … Read the rest
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe laid the blame for xenophobic violence in South Africa on whites, because he said they still owned most of the land and had most of the opportunities.
“It is a matter of the whites keeping things … Read the rest
Thousands of police and paramilitaries have been deployed and helicopters will be buzzing over Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium, which has been turned into a fortress for Friday’s Twenty20 cricket game against lowly Zimbabwe.
Authorities have mounted an unprecedented operation to guard … Read the rest
Gold with an estimated value of R24m and copper cable valued at around R14 000 were seized near the Beitbridge border post on Monday, the SA Revenue Service (SARS) said.
“During an inspection of a Toyota Quantum microbus at the … Read the rest
An announcement from President Robert Mugabe’s government that it will soon start collecting land rentals from new black farmers to help compensate white farmers whose land was taken from them could be “very good”, the director of the Commercial Farmers’ … Read the rest