Godfrey Marawanyika

MDC marks decade of struggle against Mugabe

Ten years ago on Friday, Zimbabwe's trade unions, rights groups and churches met in a township hall to form the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Mugabe boosted by call to drop sanctions

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has scored a diplomatic triumph after regional leaders called for sanctions against him to be lifted.

Zuma heads for Zim to soothe tensions

President Jacob Zuma travels to Zimbabwe on Thursday in a bid to ease tensions within the strained unity government.

Victoria Falls hopes for World Cup revival

A decade after the bottom fell out of Zimbabwean tourism, Victoria Falls wants to re-establish itself as a luxury and adventure travel destination ahe

Glimmers of hope for gold as Zim deregulates

Zimbabwe's gold mines are dusting themselves off after the unity government deregulated the industry, ending a two-decade state monopoly.

Africa’s biggest trade bloc to launch customs union

Africa's main trading bloc opens a summit on Sunday to launch a customs union that will stretch across the continent in a bid to boost regional trade.

Zimbabwe game park falls prey to vandals, neglect

Bushman art peels off rock surfaces and rhinos wander through fences as neglect threatens to rob the Matopos game park of its world heritage status.

Telecom sale tests Zim’s privatisation plans

The sale of Zimbabwe's state-owned cellphone operator NetOne is generating huge interest, said chief executive Reward Kangai.

Zim’s starving millions: ‘We never suffered like this’

Moses Nkomo, a 72-year-old grandfather of 10, cannot imagine how he would have survived without food handouts from relief agencies in Zimbabwe.

Zim cholera under control, says Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said on Thursday that doctors had tamed a cholera epidemic, even as SA declared a cholera disaster on its border.

New Zim talks expected next week

Zimbabwe on Thursday announced a new round of talks next week in SA, while accusing former UN chief Kofi Annan of trying to boost the MDC.

Zim summit fails to break impasse on unity pact

African leaders on Monday failed to break the deadlock in Zimbabwe talks, with a fight over the Home Affairs Ministry threatening to sink the deal.

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