Zimbabwe

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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Zimbabweans booed all South Africans: Ramaphosa

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[…]

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Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

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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