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Michael Hartnack

Michael Hartnack

    New taxes, tolls for Zim -- and a little tax relief
    New taxes, tolls for Zim -- and a little tax relief
    Zimbabwe Finance Minister Herbert Murerwa announced new measures on Thursday to raise state revenues in the face of rampant inflation, including...
    Mugabe still has daggers sharpened for Western critics
    Mugabe still has daggers sharpened for Western critics
    President Robert Mugabe opened a new legislative year on Tuesday with a low key speech to Parliament, blaming economic problems on Britain and...
    Report: Only 40% of Zim's seized farms are used
    Report: Only 40% of Zim's seized farms are used
    Only 40% of the 11-million hectares of land seized from whites since February 2000 have been taken over by black farmers, President Robert Mugabe...
    Mugabe warns 'crookish' party members
    Mugabe warns 'crookish' party members
    Zimbabwe's ruling party is planning a major cleansing exercise to remove elements who are tarnishing its image with bad behaviour, President Robert...
    The wrath of Robert Mugabe
    The wrath of Robert Mugabe
    President Robert Mugabe has threatened to bring down "the full wrath of the law" against anyone who disturbs Zimbabwean peace and stability.
    Mugabe launches new tirade against West
    Mugabe launches new tirade against West
    President Robert Mugabe used his official 82nd birthday celebrations on Saturday to launch a new tirade against the West, boosted by a split in the...
    Zimbabwe to process newly found uranium deposits
    Zimbabwe to process newly found uranium deposits
    President Robert Mugabe has said Zimbabwe will process recently discovered uranium deposits in order to resolve its chronic electrical power...
    Zim bank governor condemns farm seizures
    Zim bank governor condemns farm seizures
    Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono has joined the condemnation of continuing and often violent farm seizures, saying new seizures and the under...
    Zim govt probes case of missing soccer players
    Zim govt probes case of missing soccer players
    A government commission is looking into the alleged defection of eight soccer players from a squad that went to play a friendly exhibition match in...
    Zim govt says it's up to Britain to compensate farmers
    Zim govt says it's up to Britain to compensate farmers
    A Cabinet minister said on Thursday it was up to Britain to compensate thousands of white Zimbabweans whose farms were seized under President...
    Disaster looms for Zim's tobacco crop
    Disaster looms for Zim's tobacco crop
    Sales of Zimbabwe's major export, Virginia flue-cured tobacco, officially closed on Tuesday after fetching about $104-million (about R661-million)...
    Zimbabwe to import tigers from China
    Zimbabwe to import tigers from China
    Zimbabwe plans to import four endangered Siberian tigers from China for the country's national park, a project condemned by wildlife experts as...