Fanuel Jongwe

Succession debate resumes after Mugabe’s health scare

Robert Mugabe has returned to Zimbabwe after a trip to Singapore fuelled rumours of his ailing health, reviving concerns about who would succeed him.

Summit on Zimbabwe to set course toward elections

Southern African leaders are due to meet to lay out a plan to guide Zimbabwe toward elections, which could settle a debate within Zanu-PF.

Moonlighting now a way of life for Zim workers

Watson Chimbira mingles with mourners at the Chitungwiza cemetery outside Zimbabwe's capital, where he digs graves and paints epitaphs.

Zim unity govt marks two years in power

Zimbabwe's shaky unity government on Friday marks two years in power, but President Robert Mugabe's call for early polls has sparked fears violence.

Christmas an ordinary day for Zim’s rural poor

For ordinary Zimbabweans this Christmas will bring a mixture of pleasure and pain, with once-empty shops full of food but most unable to pay for it.

Mugabe’s party ready to bury ‘western NGO, the MDC’

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's party was on Saturday set to back his push for elections in the country early next year.

Mugabe to urge early elections at party conference

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will use his party's annual conference on Friday to demand new elections, despite warnings against this.

Zim power woes spoil World Cup party

Erratic power supplies have long been an accepted part of life in Zimbabwe, but football fans had hoped the World Cup in SA would provide respite.

Rats pose new health threat in Zim towns

A stray cat paws through a heap of refuse between blocks of flats in Harare's upmarket Avenues area, sending rats squealing and scurrying for cover.

Luxurious black granite draws envy of poor Zimbabweans

The stone prized by designers is found in one of Zimbabwe's poorest districts, where residents look with envy on the granite.

One year on, feuds stall Zim unity govt

President Robert Mugabe's grip on power was pried open one year ago on Thursday, but mistrust and bickering are hampering Zimbabwe's recovery.

Private schools sprout in Zim as public system struggles

"No disruption to learning" touts a newspaper ad for a new private Zimbabwean school, one of many springing up in living rooms across Zimbabwe.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders