Godfrey Marawanyika

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara buys bank in 1st Africa purchase

The investment firm has begun building what it hopes will be Africa's premier financial service group.

Zim’s new central bank governor faces currency constraint

The incoming Zimbabwean central bank governor will focus on regulation rather than money controls in a country which has abandoned its own currency.

Implats discusses building a base-metal refinery in Zimbabwe

Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa says he is holding "interesting discussions" with Impala Platinum about building a base-metal refinery in Zimbabwe.

Platinum giants vie to mine in Zim

Having been compelled to submit plans to construct base-metal refineries in Zimbabwe, platinum producers have filed their response to government.

Zimbabwe proposes 25% mine royalties for sovereign wealth fund

A Bill, which must first gain parliamentary approval before being signed into law, has proposed levies on mining companies.

Zimbabwe parliament committee says state diamond revenue missing

Tens of millions of dollars of revenue that a diamond- mining company says its paid to the government never found its way to the Treasury.

Industry wobbles in Zimbabwe’s second city

Ravens squawk from the rooftop of a building, once a top producer of animal feed that employed hundreds in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo.

Politics clouds mass grave in Zimbabwe

Hundreds of bodies exhumed from a disused mine in Zimbabwe have turned into fodder for President Robert Mugabe's propaganda.

Zimbabwe energy minister arrested again

Zimbabwe's energy minister has been arrested again, drawing accusations of a plot to whittle away at Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's majority.

Zimbabweans feel pinch of strengthening rand

Luke Nyoni thought dollarising Zimbabwe's economy meant an end to inflation, but the weaker greenback is causing headaches.

Zimbabwe cellphone boom still on hold

Zimbabwe cellphone subscribers have increased four-fold since a unity government took office, but firms say they battle to attract investors.

Two years after unity accord, Zim mulls new polls

Two years after agreeing to form a unity government, Zimbabwe's squabbling political leaders are hinting at new elections for next year.

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