Zimbabweans are for this folks. The veterans of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggles have called for a mass march today to force President Robert Mugabe out of office and thousands have responded. Mugabe has largely been confined to his palatial ‘Blue Roof’ Borrowdale home after a military… Read More
HARARE, November 16 (The Source) – Zimbabweans on Thursday find themselves no wiser to what their future holds after a military takeover of the country on Tuesday. The situation, which escalated on Wednesday with army tanks parked around key government institutions and in main Harare… Read More
HARARE, November 15 (The Source) – Welcome to our rolling coverage of extraordinary events in Zimbabwe. The military in the southern African nation seized power early on Wednesday, saying it is targeting criminals around President Robert Mugabe but denies a coup. In a morning address,… Read More
HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. Zimbabwean soldiers and armoured vehicles… Read More
South African cement maker PPC Ltd flagged an increase of as much as 40 percent in half-year profit on Tuesday, citing robust performance in Zimbabwe and Rwanda and lower finance costs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last year, the UN Human Rights Council approved a resolution affirming that, “rights that people have offline must also be protected online, in particular freedom of expression.” Although the resolution is not binding, it offers a starting point for ensuring that governments… Read More
By Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, JOHANNESBURG – As the US Federal Reserve embarks on the “great unwinding” of the stimulus program it began nearly a decade ago, emerging economies are growing anxious that a stronger dollar will adversely affect their ability to service dollar-denominated debt.
By Reeta Roy, TORONTO – A few years ago, during a conversation with young people from some of Senegal’s poorest communities, a pair of social entrepreneurs told me about projects they were working on to help their peers succeed. One young man said he planned… Read More
HARARE, October 30 (The Source) – Zimbabwe is among the 10 sub-Saharan Africa economies which have deteriorated significantly despite a positive outlook for the region, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday.
BULAWAYO, October 17 (The Source) – South African retailer Pick n Pay says its Zimbabwe associate TM Supermarkets performance boosted the group’s half year revenue for its Rest of Africa division which increased by 12.6 percent to R2.3 billion ($170 million).
By Karel Stander, JOHANNESBURG, October 16 (The Source) – Zimbabwe is an expensive tourist destination if one measures the value of the Rand (or Pula) against the Dollar and consider the most expensive border fees in the region. The average South African middle class tourist,… Read More
By Atukwei Okai, ACCRA – As the school year began this September, there was welcome news for Ghana’s nearly half-million students entering high school: President Nana Akufo-Addo had fulfilled his campaign promise of free secondary education for children nationwide. He swore not only to do… Read More
By Brahima S. Coulibaly, WASHINGTON, DC – Between 2000 and 2014, Africa grew at a strong clip, fueling belief in the narrative of an “Africa rising.” But, since 2015, growth across Sub-Saharan Africa has weakened, and the poor outlook for commodity prices has cast doubt… Read More
HARARE, October 13 (The Source) – Listed beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation, (Delta), says it is set to acquire a controlling stake in Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed sorghum beer company, National Breweries Plc (NatBrew), from its parent firm, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev).Company secretary Alex Makamure said… Read More
HARARE, October 2 (The Source) – Simbisa Brands reported a net income of $6,3 million, up from $5 million last year driven by an eight percent growth in revenue. Revenue grew from $146,6 million in the same period last year to $158,9 million as… Read More