Ian Smith

What would Dambudzo be saying?

Tinashe Mushakavanhu has an imaginary conversation with Dambudzo Marechera

Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

In addition to its social commentary, what will continue to draw listeners to his music is the healing and solace it offers.

Why Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zim’s white sports heroes

In mending relations with Zimbabwe's white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, Mnangagwa may have pulled off a masterstroke

Only a third way will fix Zimbabwe

April 18 marked 36 years of self-rule for Zimbabwe. Trevor Ncube argues that a new set of principled leaders is needed to save the country.

Zim government seizes former PM Smith’s farm

The Zimbabwe government has seized the farm of late former white minority leader Ian Smith, listing it "for compulsory acquisition for resettlement."

Soweto Open called off amid sponsorship crisis

Following the cancellation of the SA Open, South African tennis has suffered another setback with the scrapping of the Soweto Open.

Zimbabwe by book: The good, the bad and the dire

On the 46th anniversary of Ian Smith's Unilateral Declaration of Independence, <b>Percy Zvomuya</b> surveys three books about Zimbabwe.

Cloud of doubt casts shadow over Montecasino finale

As the third version of the South African Open tennis tournament comes to a conclusion this weekend, it would seem that all is fine at Montecasino.

Don’t worry, be happy

Lack of stars just 72 hours before the SA Open deadline doesn't faze Sata chief.

The only thing we have to fear is ‘The Fear’ itself

Four very different books on Zimbabwe cast diverse perspectives on the country's past and current issues -- besides saying a lot about the authors.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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