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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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But District Attorney Joel Smith said that 28-year-old Nomatter Gava-Hudson, originally from Zimbabwe, deserved to go to prison because her son remembers being stabbed and will always have to live with the realization his mother tried to kill him. Circuit Court Judge Roger Clark sentenced Gava-Hudson ...
Scrutinising every deal would also discourage potential bargain hunters, who are seeking to enter the Zimbabwean market on the cheap and then sell off assets for a profit prejudicing the country of real investment. Zimbabwe needs the money and investment, but it also needs the best deal possible. Thus ...

FILE: Members of the Zimbabwean military parade during a dress rehearsal for Friday's presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, at the National ... told the privately-owned Zimbabwe Independent newspaper that more people in his government were involved in the atrocities than Mnangagwa, ...
JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwe has begun a probe into its former First Lady Grace Mugabe over allegations of her involvement in ivory smuggling. In an exclusive ... involvement. The Zimbabwean government has responded to the report saying they will seek answers from all parties, including Mugabe.
Zimbabwe's government has announced that it has awarded and signed the contract for the supply of the fingerprint biometric identity solution with American company, Ipsidy. The de-duplication hardware and software solution to be supplied by Ipsidy will include an Automated Fingerprint Identification ...
In hopes of reviving the ailing economy, Zimbabwe's government has set out to repatriate as much as $1.4 billion it says was transferred abroad illegally in recent years. President Emmerson Mnangagwa released a list of companies this week that have not cooperated with his campaign. He said more than ...

Mnangagwa said all was smooth and peaceful in Zimbabwe, despite the military intervention that led to Mugabe ceding power. On the issue of appropriation of land without compensation, the South African leader said lessons had been learned from regional countries such as Zimbabwe. “We are going to ...
Widespread rains occurred in February and March across most of the country, especially in the north. Despite this, crops that survived the extended dry spells in December and January show evidence of reduced yield potential in most areas. Persistent rains are also causing leaching and waterlogging ...
Now with this project, Zimbabwe stands to miss out on the economic benefits brought about by the construction of the mammoth bridge, over the Zambezi River stretching 923 metres, because former president Robert Mugabe could not sanction its passage through the Zimbabwean territory as a crude way ...
A 923m bridge, due to be completed in 2019, will link Botswana and Zambia and bypass Zimbabwe. This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers. A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content. Already subscribed? Simply sign in below. Registered on the BusinessLIVE, ...
HARARE (AFP) - Oozing charm and confidence, 22-year-old Sithembiso Mutukura beat 12 other contestants in Zimbabwe's first Miss Albinism beauty ... Tapuwa Muchemwa, a government representative who was the guest of honour, said Zimbabwean authorities were committed to uphold the rights of ...
Zimbabwe's cricket team is looking good for a place at next year's world cup in England. The team are top of the final qualifying group after a win over Ireland on Friday. Years of economic and political turmoil in Zimbabwe have affected participation levels in the sport. But as Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa ...
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa says his government is assessing Zimbabwe's land reform program and other models in an effort to implement sound agrarian reforms in the South Africa. Speaking in Harare on Saturday where he met his counterpart, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, ...
Ousted former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said that he doesn't hate his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa, speaking in his first televised interviews since leaving office. "I don't want to be president again. I'm 94," Mugabe added. Mnangagwa's presidency thus far has been characterized by ...
LONDON - Zimbabwe expects to make up for all its debt arrears to major international lenders by September and could return to international capital markets thereafter, its central bank deputy governor said on Friday. Once one of Africa's most promising economies, Zimbabwe suffered decades of decline ...
The popular drink, which is already in short supply, is likely to disappear from the shelves in the next few weeks, thanks to the foreign currency shortage which has hamstrung the operations of several Zimbabwean companies. Delta Corporation anticipates a dwindling supply of its Coke product on the ...
Under its “Zimbabwe is open for business” mantra, the new Zimbabwean administration led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been seeking to ratchet foreign investment. In the past two decades, Zimbabwe had seen a dearth in foreign direct investment, becoming one of the least recipients in the ...

Zimbabwe says on Friday it is seeking 122 million dollars to clear all anti-personnel mines that were planted by Rhodesian forces during the 1970s war of liberation. Although the country's land mine clearance started in earnest in 1982, only two years after independence, Zimbabwe is still grappling with the ...
Textile manufacturing was once an important industry in Zimbabwe. But the clothing lines became uncompetitive in the face of cheap imports, which flooded the market. David Whitehead Textiles used to supply most of the country's fabric, before it was forced to close in 2016. But after receiving a bailout ...
Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe and her husband Robert Mugabe. Retired army brigadier and Zanu-PF MP Ambrose Mutinhiri, a veteran of the liberation struggle of the 1970s, resigned from the party and from Parliament a week ago, as a protest against the military coup which had ousted ...
Harare - Dozens of Zimbabweans protested on Friday as Harare-based Western diplomats called on the new government to investigate the abduction three years ago of a rights activist and firebrand critic of ex-ruler Robert Mugabe. Itai Dzamara, who was also a journalist, was kidnapped by five men as he ...
The state-controlled Herald newspaper reports that a Zimbabwean magistrate has issued a warrant giving the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZAC) the green light to carry out detailed investigations on a PhD awarded in controversial circumstances to former First Lady Grace Mugabe by the ...
Trevor Madondo's prodigious talents came to the fore at OH around the mid-1990s, scoring freely and elegantly for the club, bags of batting ability not seen before in Zimbabwe from among the black cricket community. By the time Madondo made his international debut in 1998, the first black Zimbabwean ...
We have a trade deficit which means that Zimbabwean exports to Germany are larger than German exports to Zimbabwe. Most products that German companies import have to do with agriculture (tobacco), horticulture, textiles and minerals. German exports to Zimbabwe are mostly machinery and cars.
When Steyn decided he could qualify for the Sochi Games under the Zimbabwean flag, a need arose for a national association affiliated by the country's Olympics federation — for support and facilitation. But the biggest challenge, like most sporting disciplines in Zimbabwe, remains that of money.
ZIMBABWE'S election watchdogs are concerned that the country could hold its harmonised election without the alignment of electoral laws to the current constitution after some pre-electoral processes commenced without crucial electoral amendments, compromising a free, fair and credible poll. By Hazel ...
FOLLOWING the great escape against new rivals Afghanistan on Tuesday, Zimbabwe have renewed optimism in their quest to qualify for the 2019 Cricket ... but, in fact, also threatening to overtake and pull miles ahead of Zimbabwean cricket in the same manner one-time punching bag Bangladesh have.
"There is an understated panic - especially within Zanu-PF," said Zimbabwean political analyst Brian Kagoro who added that the ruling party had already struggled to formulate a response to the opposition following the death of its figurehead Morgan Tsvangirai in February. "It would have been a much ...
BERLIN - Zimbabwe's Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira says the country has enjoyed overwhelming interest from prospective investors at the International Travel Trade Show in Berlin, adding that in her view, this is because of former president Robert Mugabe's departure from office. Mupfumira spoke to ...
His time has passed and he should focus on other things such as playing grandfather to his grandchildren or writing books.” DM. Photo: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C) follows the proceedings of the Day of The African Child at the City Sports Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe, 17 June 2017.
Tribe of influencers in partnership with various organisations are bringing the first edition of Zimbabwean Blog Awards that will bring together local influencers to connect and engage as well as get recognised for their work. The award show will be held tomorrow at Moto Republik in Harare. In an interview ...
"Time is up for a particular generation," says the leader of Zimbabwe's biggest opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T). After the party's founding father, Zimbabwe's longtime opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, died at the age of 65, the 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa is taking over the ...
Mupfumira said Destination Zimbabwe had suffered from its past image, but hence the recovery strategy that seeks to portray Zimbabwe as Africa's tourism “poster boy”. She added that since the new dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the world was eager to engage Zimbabwe resulting ...
For the English speaking countries, Zimbabwe speaks English, decent English at that hence communication is not a big problem. Some UK people also say they don't struggle understanding the Zimbabwean accent as they do with the Indian accent or other African accents when speaking English. I guess ...
HARARE - A Cabinet minister in Zimbabwe says the government has approved plans to borrow more than $200 million to upgrade the Beitbridge border post. The development comes as work progresses on the Kazungula Bridge Project, linking Botswana and Zambia, which is expected to divert a lot of ...
Cape Town – Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe reportedly flew to South Africa on Wednesday - for the first time since his ouster from power in November - aboard an Air Zimbabwe flight. A Zimbabwean journalist @ray_Ndlovu, who also travelled on the same flight tweeted: "Am on the same ...
Chris Mutsvangwa, Mnangagwa's special advisor, later told reporters that Zimbabwe's Ministry of Defence was in talks with Russia over the procurement of military hardware. He did not provide details. A Russian consortium including arms conglomerate Rostec in 2014 partnered a Zimbabwean group to ...
Bulawayo - The deputy mayor of Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo was among 12 people who faced disorder charges in court on Wednesday over weekend clashes between rival factions of the country's main opposition party. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has been paralysed by ...
Zimbabwean writer Catherine Magodo Mutukwa is raising the voice of abused girl children louder with her latest novel which has been adapted into a feature film. Mutukwa's suspenseful novel "Broken Vessel", self-published late last year, touched the hearts of local film producers Fidelis Zimanga and ...
Zimbabwean all-rounder Sikandar Raza has been tipped by the International Cricket Council as one of the 10 players, drawn from as many countries, who could shine at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier which gets underway in Bulawayo and Harare on Sunday. The high-stakes battle will see only two ...
PSL duo Marshall Munetsi and Teenage Hadebe are set to play key roles for Zimbabwe in their upcoming international friendly, according to Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa. The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) this week announced they had organised a friendly match against South Africa ...
Johannesburg - The legendary muso is returning to Zimbabwe, the country where he spent seven years of his youth, for one concert only. The concert will take place in Harare at RainTree, Umwinsidale on Friday, 4 May. General access tickets start at $35 (R406) and can be bought through Nu Tickets.
The plea of eight Zimbabwean parents to be reunited with their children will be heard at the Pretoria High Court at 2pm on Wednesday. The families' advocate will ask the court to halt a plan by the Zimbabwean and South African governments to repatriate the children to a shelter in Zimbabwe. The parents‚ ...
The Zimbabwean government has barred cultural activists from installing a Ndebele king this weekend saying the move is unconstitutional. The organizers of the event, which was expected to attract thousands of people from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, United Kingdom and ...
Zimbabwean health minister David Parirenyatwa has reportedly challenged private manufactures in the country to produce condoms so as "to address concerns over the size of condoms imported from China". According to NewsDay, Parirenyatwa said the move would also save on foreign currency.
It is claimed the former president ordered the deaths of people he believed were trying to depose him. But many feel the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) hearings, set up by Zimbabwe's government, are a waste of time. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the town of Lupane, ...
Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga told the conference Zimbabwe will impose a 15% penalty tax from 1 January 2019, on exports of platinum producers who do not build refining facilities in the southern African country. The tax has been mooted since 2013 and been delayed a number of ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged patience, saying turning around the country's tanked economy takes time as Zimbabweans take stock of his first 100 days in office. Mnangagwa took over power last November after long-time ruler Robert Mugabe was toppled by the military, ending a 37-year ...
At least 224 people were killed in electricity related accidents countrywide between 2009 and 2016, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority said on Wednesday. ZERA's engineer in charge of renewable energy Tobias Mudzingwa said that they were concerned with the continued loss of life due to ...
HARARE, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe hosts nine cricket teams participating in the International Cricket Council World Cup qualifiers starting on Wednesday. The teams involved in the competition are Afghanistan, Hong Kong, China, Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, the United Arab Emirates, West ...


 

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