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"We now have confirmed reports in a number of areas in the most severely affected region of the country, which is the south, that food is being distributed to people who are members of Mugabe's political party and is not being distributed based on need. The children of opposition party members have been driven away from school supplementary feeding programs in rural areas."
Andrew Natsios, the administrator for the United States Agency for International Development, testimony before Congress, 8/2002
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Transport secretary Munesu Munodawafa, who has also been linked to shady deals at Air Zimbabwe, has been redeployed to the Mines ministry, while youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment secretary George Magosvongwe was reassigned to ...
Local government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, has directed the Harare City Council to recover and return to council coffers some $282,000 which was looted by top officials.
THE government has taken over income from all diamond mining activities in the country after injecting $80m into the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), a state-owned company mandated to run diamond mining activities. finance Minister ...
Unusual for a sub-Saharan chief of state, Mugabe's spokesman has released a few details: "As a matter of fact, and let this be known to all Zimbabaweans - the physician of the president is not only Zimbabwean, he is actually black." Spokesman George ...
A video clip showing a drunk police officer in Zimbabwe has sparked a wider conversation on social media about how unpopular President Robert Mugabe's ...
It might be eight years since Zimbabwe's Warriors last tasted Cosafa Castle Cup success, but the Warriors boast some proud records to savour in the 20-year history of the tournament.
Harare - "Massive" load-shedding could begin as early as next week in Zimbabwe - because the cash-strapped authorities still haven't settled an $80 million debt to Eskom, the Herald reports.
The same way Rhodesia is gone is the same way we might not have a Zimbabwe on the map 50 years from now. And it would be negligent to say Rhodesia perished because she was weak.
THE African Development Bank has projected Zimbabwe's economy to grow by a conservative 1,3 percent this year; lower than forecasts by government and ...
Harare - Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs.
Last year, more than 30 baby elephants were taken out of their natural habitats and with the blessings from the government and the Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Authority (ZimParks), were flown to China. They were then dispatched to various zoos throughout ...
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By George HayLONDON, May 22 (Reuters Breakingviews) - A decade or so ago, Zimbabwe introduced the 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollar note - a response to ...
riot police were called in to quell the violence but the damage was already done. ZANU- PF has been rocked by deep divisions as the battle to succeed Zimbabwe's nonagenarian president Robert Mugabe continues, even though he is expected to stand for ...
CALLS continue to grow louder for opposition forces seeking to bring about a democratic Zimbabwe to embrace technology as the clock ticks towards the crunch 2018 elections.
It led to the development and encouragement of new art mediums such as metal sculpture, painting, print making which boosted the level of creativity showcasing that Zimbabwean artistic talent had more than just the stone sculpture capability. It also ...
criminals come from all walks of life. But few predict that those employed in wildlife protection that are expected to set the good example, will be involved or connected to the trafficking wild animals or their products.
Masvingo - government is working flat out to ensure the country produces enough power to meet domestic demand, with 17 mini-hydro power stations earmarked for dams countrywide.
An A-Level student who allegedly woke up to the sight of a fish eagle in his house has appeared in court for illegal possession of a protected species.
THE African Development Bank has projected Zimbabwe's economy to grow by a conservative 1.3 percent this year; lower than forecasts by government and International Monetary Fund of between 2 and 3.7 percent.
At Independence in 1980 we had an administration which was reasonably honest and corruption free. I knew of one or two scams but by and large we could rely on a Policeman doing his job and getting Justice from the judicial system.
THE British Business Association (BBA) in Zimbabwe says it is working on bringing a small to medium enterprises (SMEs) South African Incubation Project concept into the country to stimulate job creation and grow their business.
Zimbabwe's worsening economic crisis is threatening the closure of one of the country's hardiest of colonial era legacies - horse racing - as revenues dwindle drastically, the AFP has reported.
The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, Zimbabwe, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president's family.
Harare - conservationists say 94 critically endangered vultures have died on the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The vultures appear to have been poisoned by poachers who had killed an elephant in the area.
Harare - activists in Zimbabwe have ridiculed plans to build a Robert Mugabe University, adding that naming an educational institution after the veteran leader would be "palpably unfair and a monument of Zimbabwean injustice". According to New ...
Harare, Zimbabwe (AP) - Authorities in Zimbabwe say a South African hunter died after being trampled by an elephant.
Theunis Botha, in an image from a YouTube video, was crushed when an elephant fell on him during a big game hunt in Zimbabwe. Credit Theunis Botha,via YouTube. A South African big game hunter was killed in Zimbabwe on Friday when an elephant that ...
The Zimbabwean diaspora gave ROHR activist Sipho Ndlovu a hero's welcome when he arrived at the Vigil after a marathon seven-day bike ride through England to raise money to stop political violence in Zimbabwe and teach people in the rural areas what ...
Mutare - Cabinet minister Patrick Zhuwao has hit out at the Justice Wadyajena-led parliamentary committee on empowerment, disparaging MPs on the body as a bunch of cowards using the agency for factional agendas.
Players in the property sector are developing packages to suit low-income earners as they chase the elusive dollar owing to the prevailing harsh economic ...
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Friday night for Mexico to attend a world indaba on reducing risk of disasters and building resistance to secure livelihoods.
While India and South Africa are expected to battle it out for the series victory in today's final after recording five wins each in six outings so far, Zimbabwe and Ireland will each be hoping to end their campaign on a high with a win in the third ...
The European Commission ban on Air Zimbabwe was precipitated by the failure by the Civil aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) to follow up on progress ...
Ali G -- a British comedian -- sporting dreadlocks and smoking ganja approaches the police commissioner and asks, "Yeh man, Mr Officer, is it really a crime to smoke herb on the streets?
Since 2001 it has been the only racing venue in Zimbabwe after the course in Bulawayo, the country's second city, closed as the economy went into a tailspin.
Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwean government says it will lift a ban on some imported products from South Africa, a year after it was first imposed.
Zimbabwe's national wildlife authority has confirmed the death of a South African hunter killed by elephants near Hwange in the west of the country this weekend ...
war veterans have turned on their leader, Christopher Mutsvangwa, accusing him of selling out the struggle to maintain the principles of the liberation struggle ...
Economists divide factors of production into three categories namely land, labour and capital. The rationale being that mankind must utilise these to produce and survive in this harsh world.
Zimbabwe'S capital markets regulator says investigations into a fraud storm involving FBC Holdings and one of its majority shareholders over a disputed US$3 ...
The European Commission says the ban on Air Zimbabwe is of "an indefinite duration" after the airline failed the safety test.
THE mobile telecommunications market in Zimbabwe is turning into a battle ring for the gladiators where the weak might find it difficult to survive as industry players remove all the stops in order to increase their market share, the Financial Gazette ...
With the birth of the country's first mobile telecommunications company in 1997 and the eventual licencing of Strive Masiyiwa's Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, ...
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa and his top executive face off with President Robert ...
It is just after dawn when Lincoln and Sekai Matongo arrive at the Parirenyatwa hospital in Harare. The young couple are nervous but excited: they are expecting their first baby and this is their first antenatal visit to the hospital complex.
Addressing a financial markets conference in Harare yesterday, Biti said Mugabe rejected proposals to adopt the rand way back in July 2010, arguing: "Why should we use another person's currency?
THE Safari Operators' Association of Zimbabwe (Soaz) is awaiting a decision by the United States over an ivory ban which has crippled its operations and severely reduced its revenue base, businessdigest has learnt.
Zimbabwe is set to appear before the International Labour Organisation (ILO) next month to defend allegations of failing to ratify the international statute which prohibits forced labour under Convention 105.
Harare - An unprepared Zimbabwe is hoping to make their second chance count when fighting for the final qualification slot for Fiba AfroBasket 2017.


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