By Alfonce Mbizwo and Kudakwashe Chideme, HARARE, November 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s long serving ruler Robert Mugabe shocked Zimbabwe by refusing to quit on Sunday, saying he will preside over the ruling ZANU-PF party’s special congress next month, a few hours after he was… Read More
HARARE, November 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is facing twin challenges to his 37-year grip on power in the southern African country. The central committee of his ruling ZANU-PF party is currently meeting to dismiss him as its leader today while the… Read More
HARARE, November 18 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s military says President Robert Mugabe’s future will be settled on Sunday when the ruling ZANU-PF’s central committee meets after tens of thousands took to the street on Saturday to call for his resignation.
HARARE, November 8 (The Source) – The morning after President Robert Mugabe sacked his deputy, pensioners are still outside a branch of NBS on Samora Machel Avenue. While we all gorged on a stream of news in a day of high political drama, engaged in… Read More
HARARE, November 7 (The Source) – Early in November 2014, as tensions rose in ZANU-PF, Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke with a small group of his supporters in his home town, Kwekwe.
HARARE, November 6 – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president on Monday for showing “traits of disloyalty”, his information minister said, abruptly removing a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader.
HARARE, October 26 (The Source) – The ruling ZANU-PF party wants to spend $8 million on a special congress meant to endorse President Mugabe as its leader and candidate for the elections expected in 2018.
HARARE, September 14 (The Source) – If you had a million dollars to spare back in January, and you invested it in General Beltings stock, today your fortune would have grown to $6.8 million.
HARARE, September 8 (Reuters) – President Robert Mugabe said on Friday that Zimbabwe’s economy, hobbled by foreign currency shortages and a widening budget deficit, was slowly rebounding and would be driven by mining and agriculture. Without giving details, Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling… Read More
HARARE, July 21 (The Source) – Like Psychology Maziwisa trying to fill potholes with mud in peak rainy season in Highfield, glorifying the informal market is a poor attempt at covering up failure. Over the past week, debate has raged over Maziwisa’s claim that his… Read More
HARARE, October 12 (The Source) – In the early hours of August 10, 2014, before dawn, an angry Robert Mugabe was hunched over the podium, berating his senior lieutenants. In front of him were thousands of hungry Zanu-PF youths, who had hardly been fed for… Read More
HARARE, July 3 (The Source) – Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday said the government was on track to meet targets under the International Monetary Fund’s Staff Monitored Programme (SMP) and will go ahead with amendments to its empowerment law as part of the reforms.… Read More
HARARE, May 28 (The Source) – Zimbabwe could receive €234 million in development assistance from the European Union (EU) if the bloc lifts its decade-old embargo on provision of direct financial support to Harare at a meeting set for November, officials said on Wednesday. Frosty… Read More
HARARE, February 11 (The Source) – Zimbabwe announced a $23 million rural development grant from China on Tuesday and suggested the Asian economic powerhouse was considering a “comprehensive” financial rescue package for the troubled southern African country. Zimbabwe cannot access funds from multilateral finance institutions… Read More
HARARE, January 24 (The Source) – Former prime minister and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday said Zimbabwe should expect a tough 2014 due to the economic and political challenges facing the country and called for fresh elections. “2014 is going… Read More