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Ramaphosa calls Zanu-PF’s bluff

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has waded into a potentially explosive diplomatic tiff between Zanu PF and the ANC over threats by Zanu PF to “leak a bombshell” that would expose and embarrass South Africa’s ruling party. Ramaphosa has come out guns blazing, daring Zanu PF’s director of information Tafadzwa […]

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Experts warn of surge in Zim COVID-19 cases

Health experts have warned of a continued surge in Covid-19 cases in the country during the coming weeks and called on government to introduce and equip new decentralised treatment centres around the country. Zimbabwe currently has a few Covid 19 dedicated treatment centres located in big cities and towns and […]

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Zim lockdown triggers exodus to South Africa

The Beitbridge border remains chaotic as hundreds of people try to make their way into South Africa following an announcement that Zimbabwe would be placed back on to Level 4 lockdown for 30 days due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. The lockdown includes a 6pm to 6am curfew. Zimbabweans […]

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Zimbabwe military expands influence on national life

The latest incursion into television broadcasting by Zimbabwe’s armed forces reinforces the participation of the army in the political economy of the country. The extent of the role of the defence forces outside the military sphere has always been a matter of much public concern. Rusununguko Media, a ZDF company […]

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VP Chiwenga announces tough new lockdown measures

Health and Child Care Minister, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on Saturday announced tough lockdown measures as the government moves to curb an exponential rise in new coronavirus infections. Chiwenga made the announcement at a press conference in Harare on Saturday evening. Here are the highlights from Chiwenga’s presentation: All gatherings […]

Economy

Mthuli’s desperate optimism sees growth in crisis-ridden economy

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube delivered an optimistic 2021 $426 billion worth national budget. The upcoming year’s budget under the theme: Building Resilience and Sustainable Economic Recovery, is meant to be a gateway for an economic revival in the struggling country.  The budget allocated a sizable proportion of the funds towards […]