Local firms in trouble for abusing forex auction

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

from DANAI MWARUMBWA in HarareHARARE - THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will sanction 18 companies for allegedly abusing the country’s foreign exchange auction system. They face allegations of flouting the Statutory Instrument 127 of 2021 (SI 127) put in place to provide for penalties against “errant entities that were at the forefront of...

Sleeping tourism giant Binga needs awakening

Binga boats

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - TEEMING with sand beaches hot springs and wildlife, the north-western district of Binga is tipped to be Zimbabwe’s next tourism hub. Investments pending, the area is earmarked to be in the same level as the adjacent Victoria Falls, the country’s most popular destination.

Lufthansa flies back to Zimbabwe after lengthy absence


from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - ONE of Europe’s biggest airlines is to resume flights to Zimbabwe years after pulling out of the Southern African country amid political and economic problems. The Germany-headquartered Lufthansa announced it would start flying to Victoria Falls in March next year. It will link...

Kaunda’s hospitalisation adds to anxiety in Zambia

Kenneth Kaunda

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, ZambiaLUSAKA – THE hospitalisation of Zambia’s first president, Kenneth Kaunda, heightens the apprehension prevailing in the Southern African country that is enduring weeks of uncertainty and volatility. On Monday, the office of the veteran statesman (aged 97) disclosed he had been admitted to a hospital in the capital, Lusaka.

Spiritual fools are complicit in fake gospels


True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAFOOLISHNESS and false religions always go hand-in-hand. While Jehovah God does not at all condone stupidity, it remains prevalent. It is most rife in churches that operate under the cover of darkness. At these churches, ill-informed congregants, beset by poverty and idiocy, habitually believe...

Byo woman sues Govt after cops brutalisation

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga with cops in Harare

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in BulawayoBULAWAYO - THE Zimbabwean government could be again forced to pay for the brutality by police officers. A 63 year-old woman from the second city of Bulawayo has filed a lawsuit after a law enforcer allegedly assaulted her during last year’s national lockdown. Lydia Chapalapata, a resident...


Humphrey Kariuki: “Plan B stands for batteries”.

from HUMPHREY KARIUKI in Nairobi, KenyaNAIROBI - DO rich countries have better schools? Brookings — one of America's top think tanks —says they do. Maybe that's true in terms of resources. But do they have better-motivated pupils? I have met young people from schools in Europe and Africa and I'm sure...

Zimbabwe launches key policies on disability, migration

United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, Maria Ribeiro

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - ZIMBABWE has launched the National Disability Policy and the National Labour Migration Policy as part of efforts to advance inclusion, reduce inequality towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Wednesday’s event to launch the policies is hailed as an important milestone towards the implementation of the...

Huawei advocates for cyber security unity

Huawei Rotating Chairman, Dr Ken Hu

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAJOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Centre, with call for a unified approach to cyber security based on facts and verification. Officials are concerned the current approach is based on suspicion and misconceptions. The centre has been opened in Dongguan, China.

Zimbabwe’s newest opposition party pledges economic revival

Zimbabwe African National Congress (ZANC) founding president, Timothy Mncube

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG - A NEW opposition party formed ahead of the 2023 general elections has pledged to turn Zimbabwe into a self-sufficient nation as well as fight corruption and lure millions in the diaspora back into the country. The Zimbabwe African National Congress (ZANC) is the latest entrant into...