Godfrey Marawanyika

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.

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.

Zimbabwe’s ‘new’ farmers finally start to blossom

Douglas Mhembere had only a plastic bag in hand when he took over a farm eight years ago under Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's land reforms.

Zim opens sale of controversial diamonds

Zimbabwe on Wednesday opened the first sale of diamonds from its Marange fields since international regulators partially lifted a ban.

Zimbabwe allowed limited diamond sales

A special monitor found that Zimbabwe had complied with minimum standards for human rights.

Zim rivals under fresh pressure in mediation talks

Zimbabwe's rival leaders faced fresh pressure on Thursday to mend their differences and push toward new elections.

Zuma meets Zim leaders amid pressure for polls

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday opened talks with Zimbabwe's feuding leaders.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.