Zimbabwe, Sakunda sign US$63 million pact for gas exploration

ZIMBABWE and Sakunda Energy signed a US$63 million agreement to explore for gas in the southern African nation, Mines Minister Walter Chidakwa said. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation, a state-owned company, will own 40 percent of the venture to explore in Lupane, 364 kilometers (226 miles) west of the capital, Harare, he said in an interview More...

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By Lex Vambe On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Mugabe Gives Daughter Bona Chikore A Top Job At Zimbabwe Censorship Board

Bona Chikore Bona Chikore, daughter and  first born to President Robert Mugabe has been given a top job in the Ministry of Home Affairs within the Zimbabwe Censorship Board. The appointment was reportedly done More...

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By reporter263 On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mugabe ‘blocked adoption of SA rand’, says former finance minister

Zimbabwe’s former finance minister Tendai Biti has reportedly disclosed how President Robert Mugabe blocked the adoption of the South African rand as the country’s official currency in 2010. According More...

By reporter263 On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Zimbabwe Govt to reduce pensionable age from 60 to 50 years

Government plans to reduce the pensionable age from 60 to 50 years and is also considering increasing pensioners’ monthly allowances from as low as $20 to $150 before year end. Speaking during a question and More...

By reporter263 On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Big game hunter dies after being crushed by elephant shot by another hunter

A noted South African big game hunter died Friday when he was crushed by an elephant that had been shot by another hunter in his group, according to multiple media reports. Theunis Botha, 51, led hunters in Zimbabwe More...

By Lex Vambe On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Zimbabwe signs $63m agreement with Sakunda to explore for gas

Harare — Zimbabwe and Sakunda Energy signed a $63m agreement to explore for gas, the country’s Mines Minister Walter Chidakwa said. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC), a state-owned company, will More...

By reporter263 On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Zimbabwe pensions might be revised from $60 to $150 a month by the end of the year

Senior citizens pensions under the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) might be reviewed upwards from the current $60 a month first to $100 and then to $150, Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Zimbabwe to build Robert Mugabe University… Would YOU send your child there?

Harare – Will any top Zimbabwe officials actually send their children to the new Robert Mugabeuniversity that’s being set up in honour of the 93-year-old president? 01 Nov 2013, Pretoria, Tshwane, More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Air Zimbabwe barred from Europe

AIR Zimbabwe has been added to a list of airlines barred from entering Europe after failing to address safety deficiencies picked up during European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) operator audits, the European Commission More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Air Zimbabwe drowns in glut of Europe ban

HARARE – Flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe, plumbed to new lows on Tuesday after it was banned from flying into Europe over safety concerns. The latest dose of bad news to hit Air Zim comes as the debt-ridden airline More...