Africa’s tourism sector eager for recovery

African Tourism Board chairman, Cuthbert Ncube

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban, South AfricaDURBAN - AN industry executive has encouraged the tourism industry and governments to work together to resuscitate the sector from the impact of the coronavirus . Tourism was arguably the industry's most impacted by the pandemic since it emerged at the end of 2019 and spread to Africa...

Growing interest to fly into Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Airport

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - ZIMBABWE has engaged an aviation consultant to lure airlines into Victoria Falls. This comes as a number of international aviation players show interest in landing in the resort town. The government has engaged Canadian Pacific Consulting Services (CPCS) aviation consultants to market the...

UK reignites diplomatic spat with Zimbabwe

Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth Lord Ahmad

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - THE United Kingdom (UK) has inflamed its long running tiff with Zimbabwe. The former colonial master expressed concern at the human rights situation in the Southern African country, saying there was “no notable improvement” between January and June 2021. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon gave an...

ZANU-PF SA mourns Khaya Moyo

ZANU-PF national spokesman, Simon Khaya Moyo

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – THE Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) in South Africa has mourned the passing of liberation struggle icon, Simon Khaya Moyo. The former cabinet minister and party spokesman and chairman as well as ex-Ambassador of Zimbabwe to South Africa, died recently of cancer, aged 76.

SA commits to growing Africa’s automotive industry

Automotive industry

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban, South AfricaDURBAN - SOUTH Africa’s Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has extended its automotive expertise to Senegal. CDC concluded a deal with Senegalese Investment Agency (PAIMRAI) at the Intra-African Trade Fair Conference in Durban. The former’s role is to elaborate a strategy for the development of the...

Sport awakens sleepy Binga town

Beach volleyball on Zambezi River, Binga resorts, Zimbabwe. File photo

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS – THE sleeping tourism destination of Binga is back on the world map, awakened by sports tourism. This follows the introduction of beach handball and beach volleyball. The first beach handball in Zimbabwe was held at the Binga sand beach on the Zambezi River...

Humans as strong as united, as weak as divided

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAUNITY is power. Unity is strength. An individual cannot do all things alone but with unity and support of others, everything is possible. Unity is the power that enables people to deal with adversity. Humans can overcome circumstances provided they combine their efforts.

Investment galore at intra-African trade expo

Africa-Intra Trade Fair 2021

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban, South AfricaDURBAN - INVESTMENT-ready projects are in full display at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2021 as the event holds its Investment Day. This is held under theme, “Unlocking Investment and Accelerating Deal Flow in Africa”, held as the IATF draws to a close in Durban.

Mack Air expands Botswana-Vic Falls route

Mack Air

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - BOTSWANA’S Mack Air has expanded its service between the city of Kasane and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe due to high demand. With land borders remaining closed, the air connection between the two neighbouring countries has become popular. Mack Air launched its inaugural scheduled...

IMF delays finance assistance to Zimbabwe

International Monetary Fund

from DANAI MWARUMBWA in HarareHARARE - THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) would not be providing financial support to Zimbabwe due to an unsustainable debt and official external arrears. This is despite the organisation praising efforts by the government to resuscitate the economy. IMF thus said it was precluded from providing support.