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EU Commission unveils €95K relief to flood victims

EU Commission unveils €95K relief to flood victims

The European Commission has provided €95,312 relief package to flood victims in Zimbabwe. Incessant rains that fell in the country late last year resulted in floods which hit many parts of the country, especially in Mashonaland West and Manicaland, claiming lives and leaving behind a ... Read More »

Zim migrants stuck at Lindela

Zim migrants stuck at Lindela

South Africa’s Lindela Repatriation Centre, where illegal Zimbabwean migrants are held before deportation, is reportedly overcrowded after hundreds of asylum seekers were declined permission of staying in the neighbouring country. The overcrowding at the Krugersdorp facility has been attributed to a temporary suspension of the ... Read More »

Elephant trade in Zim legal: CITES

Elephant trade in Zim legal: CITES

THE sale of Zimbabwe’s elephants to other countries is above board, as the country is conducting an individual transaction and subscribes to a global treaty that governs the endangered species trade, it has been reported. Zimbabwe is planning to export elephants to United Arab Emirates ... Read More »

Zim-Bots strike coal exportation deal

Zim-Bots strike coal exportation deal

BOTSWANA has enlisted the assistance of Zimbabwe to export its vast coal reserves to regional markets, a move that is will strengthen the two Southern African countries’ economic ties. Botswana, which is north east to Zimbabwe is landlocked and has decided to rely on Zimbabwe’s rail ... Read More »

South African special permits holders’ fears allayed

South African special permits holders’ fears allayed

Zimbabweans living in South Africa holding special permits awaiting renewal have been told not to panic following reports they are being granted five days to be in that country at Beitbridge border post. Scores of retuning locals at the weekend had their passports stamped five ... Read More »

Culture of corruption deep rooted in Zimbabwe

Culture of corruption deep rooted in Zimbabwe

While Government officials have talked tough on corruption, there has been little action taken, with Zimbabwe miles away from wiping out the deep rooted scourge. The country was at some point in the beginning of this year rocked by a salary scam implicating senior executives ... Read More »

Most workers to miss out on annual bonus

Most workers to miss out on annual bonus

EVEN though the 2015 National Budget maintained the tax threshold for bonuses at $1 000, it is unlikely every worker will receive their 13th cheque as most businesses are struggling to stay afloat, as the economy continues to perform badly. Since 2011 to date, recent ... Read More »

Taijul debut hat-trick seals 5-0 win over Zimbabwe

Taijul debut hat-trick seals 5-0 win over Zimbabwe

Taijul Islam‘s hat-trick, the first by an ODI debutant, spun Zimbabwe out for 128 and spurred Bangladesh to their second 5-0 series win. The home side won with 25.3 overs and five wickets to spare, with Mahmudullah and Sabbir Rahman unbeaten on 51 and 13 ... Read More »

Bringing Education to African Girls

Bringing Education to African Girls

By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE THE HAGUE — Two decades ago, when Ann Cotton, a British educator and philanthropist, started examining the problem of low school enrollment among girls in rural Zimbabwe, she was struck by the crushing poverty, which to her presented an even bigger ... Read More »

Zim women frown at one-party state system

Zim women frown at one-party state system

More and more women in both rural and urban setups in Zimbabwe are showing less support for a one-party state, findings from Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) published by Afrobarometer have shown. According to the study titled,  “Women and Democracy in Zimbabwe, Insights from the ... Read More »