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October 31, 2017 4:53 AM Zimbabweans against diasporans: Mutambara

ZIMBABWEANS back home, including professionals and the government itself, remain suspicious of exiled compatriots, Professor Arthur Mutambara has said, adding that the problem is adversely impacting diaspora engagement efforts. Speaking at the University of Birmingham in the UK last week, the former deputy prime minister said Zimbabweans back home were not receptive 173

October 31, 2017 12:34 AM Barclays Takeover. . . No Zimbabwean had money to buy bank: RBZ

The British-owned Barclays Plc sold its 43 percent stake in the 105-year-old local unit for about $40 million to FMB as part of its divestiture from African operations. The move generated anxiety among Zimbabweans recently who felt the sale was against the country’s indigenisation and empowerment laws. The Zanu-PF Youth League was very vocal against 59

October 30, 2017 2:12 AM WHO cancels goodwill ambassador role of Zimbabwe prime minister

(GENEVA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s prime minister as a goodwill ambassador after a public outcry. Robert Mugabe will no longer become WHO’s goodwill ambassador for noncommunicable diseases in Africa. This comes after critics pointed out that Zimbabwe’s health care system has suffered in recent years 80

October 29, 2017 7:06 AM Show some respect, says Mugabe

Government will continue prioritising the welfare of Chiefs and according them respect as custodians of Zimbabwe's land and customs, President Mugabe has said. The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces said this yesterday at the National Council of Chiefs Conference in Bulawayo. In his address to the country's 316

October 27, 2017 11:53 PM Zimbabwe's opposition leader Tsvangirai back in SA hospital

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is back in a South African hospital for a medical review, nearly two weeks after he returned home from that country, his spokesman said on Friday, denying reports that he was critically ill. Tsvangirai, who suffered severe vomiting after a party meeting and was in September airlifted to a Johannesburg hospital 72

October 18, 2017 2:23 AM Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports as forex crunch deepens

Most imports are from South Africa. Zimbabwe banned fruit and vegetable imports on Tuesday to preserve its dwindling reserves of hard currency, drawing immediate warnings of food shortages. The order, which followed a ban on maize imports in June, alarmed retailers and street dealers in the capital Harare who get much of their produce from neighbouring 43

October 16, 2017 2:41 AM ‘Khama secretive as Mugabe’

DESPITE their ideological differences, Botswana President Ian Khama and his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe appear to have been hewn from the same block, in as far as their negative perception of the media is concerned, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) has revealed in its latest report. The two leaders have allowed their administrations 28

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM UDC, expert vindicated by Mugabe’s words on Khama

Mugabe attacked Khama, accusing him of not supporting the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Pelonomi Venson- Moitoi’s bid for chair of the African Union (AU) Commission. Mugabe was speaking during the recent Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC). Over the years opposition parties have been complaining about Khama’s 39

October 6, 2017 7:00 AM Botswana government hits back at Mugabe

Gaborone – Botswana’s government this afternoon hit back at Zimbabwe’s 93 year old leader Robert Mugabe regarding comments he made about their President Ian Khama, and Botswana’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi. Attending bilateral talks in South Africa, Mugabe had said Venson-Moitoi lost her bid to become chairperson of the African Union 33

October 6, 2017 1:04 AM Bots says no comment on old Mugabe ‘lies’

PRESIDENT Ian Khama’s government has taken umbrage at President Robert Mugabe’s snide remarks about the Botswana leader but said in a cheeky formal response Thursday it will not confront the 93-year-old leader because of his advanced age. Addressing a Bi-national Commission he co-chaired with South African President Jacob Zuma this week, President Mugabe 37