HARARE, January 10 (The Source) – Trying to predict events in Zimbabwe is worthless when even the likes of TB Joshua and Shepherd Bushiri can actually credibly claim to have got some predictions correct in 2017.
By Professor Anthony Hawkins, HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inaugural address contains something for everyone but it is always much more difficult to implement promises than to make them.
HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Friday sworn in as Zimbabwe’s third president by Chief Justice Luke Malaba to loud cheers at a packed National Sports Stadium, marking the end of Robert Mugabe’s nearly four decades rule and a new chapter… 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
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
HARARE, July 21 (Reuters) – A Zimbabwean farmers’ union leader warned white South African farmers they should agree a deal to share land with the black majority before they suffer the same fate as neighbours in Zimbabwe who were violently removed from their properties. Land… Read More
HARARE, July 7 (The Source) – The International Monetary Fund has warned Zimbabwe not to take on additional debt under non-concessionary terms, as the country pursues its arrears clearance plan with multilateral lenders. Last year the southern African nation, which has been in arrears since… Read More
HARARE, May 9 (The Source) – Africa’s economy is this year expected to grow by 2.6 but that will not be enough to keep up with the continent’s growing population, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Tuesday. The region’s growth slowed sharply… Read More
HARARE, April 10 (The Source) – Zimbabwe is experiencing an oversupply and underutilisation of industrial space due to closure of manufacturing firms and low influx of foreign direct investment, according to a leading real estate consultancy. Zimbabwe remains an FDI leper, with inflows declining from… Read More
By Kuda Chideme, Livingstone, 30 March (The Source) – Zimbabwe and Zambia say they are prepared to undertake deep reforms to attract investors for the $4 billion Batoka Gorge Hydro power plant which would produce 2,400 megawatts and ease power shortages in the two countries.… Read More
HARARE, December 21 (The Source) – The year 2016 has been one of the toughest in Zimbabwe’s seemingly unending crisis — a serious drought, cash shortages, job losses. Because our grim reality is depressing, we put on our rose-tinted glasses and attempt a wilfully blithe… Read More
HARARE, November 15 (The Source)- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive board on Monday approved the removal of the remedial measures applied to Zimbabwe that had been in place because of the country’s overdue financial obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT). The… Read More
HARARE, October 28 (The Source) – Government on Friday gazetted the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets bill which will pave way for the establishment of a regulatory body to oversee state procurement. Public procurement had been under the purview of the State Procurement… Read More
HARARE, October 21 (The Source) – Zimbabwe has cleared its arrears with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), after paying $108 million on Thursday, the Fund has announced. Zimbabwe, which has been in arrears since 2001, used its allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) allocated to… Read More
HARARE, October 14 (The Source) – The European Union Head of Delegation Philippe Van Damme says Zimbabwe needs to address policy inconsistencies and eliminate corruption to unlock funding. “The reforms have to be done in the interests of the people of this country. Look into… Read More