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But when will we see the money?

Risk-versus-reward uncertainty hamstrings any Ramaphoric investment rush

What should we expect from the Zimbabwean elections?

A new dispensation does not necessarily equate to a free, fair and credible vote

EU to observe Zimbabwe polls for first time in 16 years

The elections will be the first since long-time ruler Robert Mugabe was removed from power last November following a brief military take over

Zimbabwe’s bid to rejoin Commonwealth

​On Monday, the Commonwealth announced that Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the group after quitting the organisation 15 years ago

Can SADC safeguard Zimbabwe’s election?

Assessing whether or not the country’s ongoing election preparations comply with the SADC guidelines is not an easy task

Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe inches forward – but where is it headed?

Zimbabwe has high hopes for a post-Mugabe era, but it has some serious growing pains to deal with first

UK interior minister Amber Rudd resigns in blow to Prime Minister May

​Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd resigned Sunday, admitting she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets

Tribute: A brave, ‘activist’  judge

In numerous civil and criminal cases, Ramon Leon gave exemplary judgments and was noted for his wisdom, fairness and justice

Windrushers gain justice from British Parliament

​Britons born in Commonwealth countries without proper documentation have been granted some relief on the status of their citizenship

LGBTI rights make gains despite hate

More than half of the countries that still have a total prohibition on same-sex relations are members of the Commonwealth

Zuma returns from fractious Sri Lanka Commonwealth summit

President Jacob Zuma has returned from a summit dominated by allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka during the bloody climax of its 26-year civil war.

Gambia slams west for ‘concocting lies’ about its human rights abuses

The government said on Saturday that the US and Britain were behind a 'shameless' smear campaign after Gambia left the Commonwealth.

Thatcher’s death sparks mixed reaction in SA

There has been a mixed response locally to the news of the death of Britain’s 'Iron Lady' and former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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