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Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa received in Pretoria

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday warmly received Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is on his first working visit. After midday, the two counterparts, accompanied by their delegations, were in closed door discussions at Zuma’s Mahlamba Ndlopfu official residence in Pretoria. Before the closed meeting started, Mnangagwa joked that […]

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Zimbabwe’s ‘nuisance’ Chombo rearrested

HARARE, December 16 ‑ Zimbabwe’s former finance and economic development minister Ignatius Chombo, his alleged accomplices Kudzanai Chipanga and Innocent Hamandishe, were arrested on Friday, on charges of criminal nuisance. The three were arrested Friday morning and appeared in court before magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa. The prosecution did not oppose bail. They were remanded to January 8, on bail […]

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Zimbabwe government already squandering massive goodwill – ex-deputy PM

TSHWANE, December 6 – Former deputy prime minister of Zimbabwe, Arthur Mutambara, on Wednesday said the new government in his country was already squandering the “massive goodwill” from across the world, in the wake of 93-year-old Robert Mugabe’s resignation. “There is no momentum [regarding the envisaged political reform and attraction of much needed investors]. At the moment […]