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HARARE - Zimbabweans marked Robert Mugabe's 94th birthday on Wednesday with an official day off, but without the extravagant cakes and fawning tributes that defined 21 February for much of his 37-year rule. As president, Mugabe typically celebrated with a rambling speech, delivered while wearing a ...
Durban - As Zimbabweans prepare to lay to rest Morgan Tsvangirai, people from both sides of the fence have paid their respects to the former leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). Tsvangirai died last Wednesday at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg after battling colon ...

Average Zimbabweans turned out Monday to commemorate the life of the country's dogged, long-time opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, ahead of his burial, expected Tuesday. Thousands of supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change sang as the body of their late party leader, Morgan ...
Former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last Wednesday, has been hailed by Zimbabweans and the international community as a selfless hero. Tsvangirai's death united Zimbabweans in a manner that reminded some of the demise of revered nationalist Joshua Nkomo in 1999.
THE Government has said all Zimbabweans who are refugees in other countries should come back home as there is no reason for them to continue living outside the country under the new dispensation. This comes as Government is working to facilitate the return of 700 people who sought refuge in ...
“East, West, North, South and there Zimbabwe is home sweet home.” Homesick Zimbabweans – any patriotic Zimbabweans out there in the global Diaspora – are wont longingly to declare. But not so the negative rhetoric fighters a far cry from the AK47-totting gallant sons and daughters of the soil, who ...

Harare – Britain has reportedly announced its intention to deport at least 2 500 Zimbabweans living illegally in that country. According to New Zimbabwe.com, British ambassador to Zimbabwe, Catriona Lang, recently told Zimbabwean Deputy President Kembo Mohadi that her government intended to ...
That was Morgan Tsvangirai's unique power. He made Zimbabweans excited about the idea of change. Our ability to dream had been quashed. But he wasn't afraid of this idea of change – he even had the bruises to show for it. It is a hope and a dream he never let go of. Frail in his last days and consumed ...
Most Zimbabweans are migrating towards using gadgets running Android 5.1 lollipop more than any other Android Operating System (OS), ... Zimbabwe was 2.3 Gingerbread it was the most popular Android version but due to Zimbabweans slowly migrating from devices running on this OS, it now holds 4, ...
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has urged Zimbabweans to be patient while his administration is working to fix the economy, saying the country's challenges cannot be solved overnight. The President, through a video posted on his Facebook page, said people should work together to achieve the desired results.
ZIMBABWEANS in South Africa have welcomed the further extension of the deadline for submissions of the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP), saying many people had failed to apply due to various challenges. The South African Department of Home Affairs on Wednesday further extended the ...
Harare – A European Union delegation currently in Harare has reportedly said that Zimbabweans are "now expressing themselves freely" since the ouster of ex-president Robert Mugabe in November. According to New Zimbabwe.com, speaking during an EU funded justice sector support programme in the ...
Harare – Zimbabwe's former deputy president, Joice Mujuru, has reportedly said that the country owes former first lady Grace Mugabe "gratitude", as she "fast tracked" her husband's fall in November last year. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Mujuru, who is now the leader of the opposition National ...
Zimbabweans get South Africa permits reprieve. - February 1, 2018. South Africa's Department of Home Affairs has extended the closing date for payments and submission of supporting documents and biometrics for the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) to February 15, 2018. BY SILAS NKALA. Through their ...
The #GoGettaz entrepreneurship competition finals finally took place last week on Friday in Nairobi, Kenya. The competition began on the 18th of August last year (2017) and has been running since. #GoGettaz is an initiative by Strive Masiyiwa (founder and Executive Chairman of Econet Global) aired on ...
Former vice president in both Zanu PF and government, Joice Mujuru, said Zimbabweans have Grace Mugabe to thank for the fall of her husband late last year. Mujuru said Grace's behaviour during her countrywide rallies between 2014 and last year led to the fall of former president Robert Mugabe.
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs and Industry says Zimbabweans in the diaspora wishing to invest in the country must be given the same incentives as foreign investors. “As it is now, the money which is coming in; these are just remittances which are for domestic use, we now need ...

Zimbabwean companies are looking to invest on the local stock market. Officials from the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce say they have been attracted to Rwanda by the country's good ranking in the annual World Bank Doing Business reports. Rwanda was ranked 41st globally in the 2018 ...
Mutare — President Emmerson Mnangagwa should first make peace with Zimbabweans, particularly with families of people he called cockroaches during Gukurahundi disturbances before reaching out to the international community, MDC leader has said. Welshman Ncube made these remarks while ...
In interviews after the highly subscribed meeting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Windhoek last week, the Zimbabweans living here applauded the engagement with the head of state and government and said they hoped more such meetings and follow-ups would be organised with relevant ...
Relatives of an operative of Zimbabwe's spy network, the Central Intelligence Organization (CIO), on Saturday held a memorial service in Harare for Peter Munetsi, who was allegedly killed when the Zimbabwe Defence Forces seized key state institutions last November resulting in the toppling of former ...
BM: Zimbogini is an e-commerce business that connects Zimbabweans in the diaspora to their dependents in Zimbabwe. The online store initially started as an e-commerce site targeted toward Zimbabwe's locally based population. After a period of inactivity, we relaunched the site specifically targeting ...
While Mpfumira, who was launching the Domestic Tourism Campaign aimed at increasing tourism activity locals, acknowledged the sector had been characterized by low participation of Zimbabweans, Kaseke insisted that domestic tourism accounted for 81 percent of tourism in the country. In neighbouring ...
For example, if you were in Manchester, in England, at a Manchester United soccer game alone, Wangu would allow you to find other Zimbabweans who have Wangu on their devices within 500m of you in the crowd. And in doing so, giving you the opportunity not only to link up with other Zimbabweans in ...
GOVERNMENT has allowed the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to partner a consortium of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora and a South African company, Transnet, in a $400 million recapitalisation deal. Speaking during a tour of NRZ premises in Mutare on Sunday, Transport and Infrastructural ...
Some Zimbabweans living in South Africa are at risk of being in the country unlawfully because of a bureaucratic hurdle. Many have applied for a Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) to regularise their stay in the country. But one of the requirements for applying for a ZEP is having a valid Zimbabwean ...
GOVERNMENT has allowed the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to partner a consortium of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora and a South African company, Transnet, in a $400 million recapitalisation deal. Speaking during a tour of NRZ premises in Mutare on Sunday, Transport and Infrastructural ...
FORMER President Robert Mugabe's 37-year-rule left most Zimbabweans emotionally and psychologically fractured and in urgent need of healing through national dialogue, a report has indicated. Mugabe, critics charge, ruled the country with an iron-fist from independence in 1980 until he was toppled by ...
Some Zimbabweans living outside their country have taken the government to court, seeking the diaspora's right to take part in planned elections. Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said the matter will be heard by a "full bench" at a date to be determined. Ahead of a Thursday hearing at the Constitutional Court ...
So far, the government has yet to take any concrete steps toward compensation or even to meet with representatives of the thousands of former landowners, said Ben Freeth, a leader of white Zimbabweans whose farms were seized. Mr. Mnangagwa was indicating his support for the tentative steps taken by ...
He also criticized his former party for allegedly enjoying the comforts of government while ordinary Zimbabweans suffered. Merchant reported from Houston. Associated Press writers Farai Mutsaka in Harare, Zimbabwe, Mary Hudetz in Albuquerque, and Paul Davenport in Phoenix contributed to this report.
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has directed ministers to work hard and deliver quality services to the people saying his administration will not tolerate failure to implement set Government programmes. Speaking during his visit to Mozambique where he met his counterpart Cde Filipe Nyusi and Zimbabweans ...
Some Zimbabweans living outside their country have taken the government to court, seeking the diaspora's right to take part in planned elections. Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said the matter will be heard by a "full bench" at a date to be determined. Ahead of a Thursday hearing at the Constitutional Court ...
The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights says the electoral laws state that only Zimbabweans resident in the country can vote, and it wants those regulations declared unconstitutional. This case has been brought by two Zimbabweans in South Africa and one in the UK. President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...
Zimbabweans in the Namibian capital Windhoek say they are “shocked” and “embarrassed” to have been charged by the “cash-strapped” embassy to see visiting President Emmerson Mnangagwa, reports Namibian news site The Villager. The site goes on to say that locals and Zimbabwean citizens had to ...
Government is identifying bottlenecks that have hindered economic growth in the past years and taking corrective measures, President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing Zimbabweans based here yesterday, the Head of State and Government said time for infighting was over and officials were now ...
Zimbabweans recently witnessed and indeed participated in the process that culminated in the ushering in of “new” leadership in the form of the new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, having gone for close to four decades with only one man at the top. It was a long overdue change. In fact, change was just ...
First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa, has called on Zimbabweans to discard the politics of patronage and work towards the country's development, adding only Zimbabweans can transform their situation. She made the call at a donation ceremony in Kwekwe, this week. The Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe legislator said ...
Zimbabwean technology experts have introduced Wangu, a social chat application that connects Zimbabweans worldwide and makes linking with friends and discovering local content and information easier, more fun and culturally relevant. Wangu allows users to find and connect with Zimbabweans ...
First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has challenged Zimbabweans to work hard in unity if Zimbabwe is to accrue benefits from the new political dispensation prevailing in the country. Addressing hundreds of people gathered at Bopoma Children's Home in Ndanga communal lands of Zaka yesterday, First Lady ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not preoccupied with canvassing for votes when he attends to State business as he genuinely wants to ensure that the country recovers and Zimbabweans enjoy a better standard of living. Speaking at a Zimbabwe Amalgamated Churches Council meeting in Harare ...
The former minister, one of several officials that have fled the country after the army removed Mugabe, however incurred the wrath of Zimbabweans following his attack. Posting from an unknown destination, Zhuwao urged Zimbabweans to dump Mnangagwa during elections scheduled for August.
Supa Mandiwanzira, the Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security, lauded innovative Zimbabweans for unveiling groundbreaking ICT innovations. “The Wangu instant messaging app will allow users to freely chat back and forth with individuals and in groups,” the minister said.
In our series of letters from Africa, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe looks at what is in store for Zimbabweans in 2018 following the resignation of 93-year-old Robert Mugabe in November after 37 years in power. A year ago, no Zimbabwean would have predicted the tumultuous events that led to Mr ...
Bulawayo — President Mnangagwa yesterday declared 2018 as the year for all Zimbabweans, saying his administration will work tirelessly to create a peaceful and stable political and socio economic environment that will ensure the nation's prosperity. In his New Year Message that was also aired on ...
Zimbabweans urged to shun violence in 2018 elections. Africa; Saturday 30 December 2017 - 3:19pm. File: Zimbabwe's new President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised the country will see free and fair elections. Photo: REUTERS / Mike Hutchings. JOHANNESBURG - A civic society group is targetting rural areas as ...
Zimbabweans have reacted to media reports of a family that has been stuck at the Bangkok Airport in Thailand for nearly three months. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. AFP news agency reported this week that a family of four adults and four children, aged between two and eleven years have ...
Zimbabweans based in South Africa have raised concerns over the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority's (Zimra) random variation of the validity of Temporary Import Permits (TIP) for those driving foreign registered vehicles into the country. The worst affected are those visiting the country and fall under the ...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appealed to Zimbabweans to return home to help rebuild the country's economy. Mnangagwa is in South Africa on his first foreign trip since replacing Robert Mugabe as president. President Jacob Zuma received a courtesy call from Mnangagwa at his ...
Behind the rhetoric, some Zimbabweans wonder whether a man who loyally served Mugabe for decades can bring change to a ruling establishment accused of systematic human rights abuses and disastrous economic policies. He made clear that the land reforms that sparked the violent seizure of ...


 

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