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[…]
Minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has been issued with a formal warning from President Cyril Ramaphosa after giving ANC members a ‘lift’ to Zimbabwe on a SAAF jet. The minister’s salary will also be docked as part of her punishment. It is unknown how much of her salary will be[…]
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[…]
There is still no word from the South African government on the growing number of reports of alleged human rights violations in Zimbabwe. News24 understands that the matter is being discussed by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco). Department spokesperson Lunga Ngqengelele told News24 on Tuesday morning that[…]
Officials in Zimbabwe have reacted indifferently to South Africa’s announcement that it planned to erect a fence along the border with its neighbour as part of measures to stem irregular migration and contain the spread of the new coronavirus. “Some people build durawalls around their houses, fields or properties and[…]
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[…]
About half of Zimbabwe’s population faces severe hunger amid a devastating drought and economic collapse, the UN said on Tuesday. The World Food Program plans to more than double the number of people it helps to more than 4 million. More than 7 million people overall are in need, AP[…]
It’s a race against time for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to address the economic challenges in Zimbabwe amid rocketing inflation levels. Zimbabwe’s economy has been on a decline for the past two decades with no immediate end in sight. Runaway inflation reached 175% in June 2019 and is currently projected above[…]
JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa says the booing in Zimbabwe was not directed at him but at all South Africans. People jeered when he spoke at the memorial service for former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in Harare at the weekend. Zimbabweans showed their anger at recent attacks on foreigners in Gauteng. WATCH: Ramaphosa jeered, cheered[…]
JOHANNESBURG – Former Zimbabwean revolutionary, politician and president, Robert Mugabe died aged 95 on Friday. The former Zimbabwe president had been battling ill health and was receiving treatment in Singapore. He served as Zimbabwean Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017, after he was ousted from[…]
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