African Union crucified for the reported appointment of self-proclaimed pastor and gold smuggler

By Daanyaal Matthews The Pan-African Parliament, an arm of the African Union, has been publicly ridiculed after the reported appointment of notorious self-proclaimed pastor, Uebert Angel Mudzanire, as its Ambassador for Interfaith Dialogue and Humanitarian Affairs. This reported appointment has been questioned and called ‘ironic’ by many especially after the[…]

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Zimbabwe’s inflation doubles in two months to 191%

Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rate quickened to 191.6 percent in June, more than doubling the consumer price increases of two months ago, official statistics showed Saturday. Inflation which was at 96.4 percent in April, crept up to nearly 200 percent as prices of cooking oil and bread are leaping higher as[…]

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Zimbabwe’s elephant culling plan stirs debate

Africa’s elephant population has been dangerously declining – but not in Zimbabwe. Authorities in the southern African country estimate that the number of its mammoth mammals currently stands at slightly more than 100,000 – up from 84,000 in 2014, when the last census was conducted – for a carrying capacity[…]

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Ramaphosa wants answers on the ANC Zimbabwe flight

President Cyril Ramaphosa has directed defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to furnish him, within 48 hours, with a detailed report on the circumstances that led to her sharing a flight to Zimbabwe with a senior ANC delegation. A presidency statement issued on Friday evening said Ramaphosa had noted[…]

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Zimbabwe arrests vice president’s wife over fraud allegations

Zimbabwean authorities have arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering, fraud and violating exchange control regulations, the country’s anti-corruption body has said. Marry Mubaiwa, 38, was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) spokesman John Makamure said on Sunday. He[…]

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