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Low-cost airline Fly Africa takes to the skies against Air Zimbabwe

Low-cost airline Fly Africa opens one route in September and looks into more, which may upset Air Zimbabwe's popular Harare-Bulawayo route.

Zim braced for wave of deportees

South Africa and Botswana want to limit the number of Zimbabweans in their countries.

Fast forward to a new Zimbabwe: Q&A with Tendai Biti

A new generation won't settle for more of the same and is talking deep-rooted change.

Mugabe versus Tsvangirai – again

The two leaders have been slugging it out since 2002 – and they will be at it again come the elections in 2018.

Zim: Resentment simmers in civil servant wage delay

The delay in pay dates for civil servants is likely to continue as the cash-strapped state has to wait for money collected from Zimra to pay salaries.

Zim: High prices draw farmers to tobacco, but for how long?

Agriculture experts warn about the hype around tobacco and the high prices that the crop is fetching.

Bulawayo denies disease risk as rationing remains in place

The city has had to decommission its major supply dams as water levels fall to drastic levels.

Why Zimbabwe can’t invade Mozambique

Zimbabwe's warnings of military action in Mozambique have raised questions about the Zimbabwean army's abilities.

Zim: Stalled deal shafts steel workers

The deadlocked buyout of Ziscosteel by a foreign investor has left its workers living hand to mouth.

Ncube MDC official who quit says voters were myopic

Qhubani Moyo's departure adds to the cocktail of troubles that is plaguing the opposition parties since their shock defeat at the hands of Zanu-PF.

Zanu-PF’s attempt to create an urban foothold

Battle lines have been drawn between Zanu-PF and the MDC as the ruling party pushes to gain control of city councils.

Who will be number three in Zimbabwe?

Analysts have spelled out the arguments for three likely contenders for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's second vice-president.

Disgruntled Zanu-PF rebels stand their ground

Disgruntled Zanu-PF members who lost in primary elections are abandoning the party and ­opting to go to the polls as independent candidates.

Mugabe bishop gets the boot

Zanu-PF's bid to make inroads into the church to garner votes for next year's election has suffered a major setback.

Tsvangirai’s pay-off to former lover raises eyebrows

Zimbabweans, weary of mounting economic troubles, are lapping up the latest instalment in the private life of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

Position of the African Blood Regulators Forum on the use of Convalescent Plasma in Africa as a potential therapy for Covid-19

A potential treatment for Covid-19 is the transfusion of convalescent plasma collected from those who have recovered from into those who are still affected

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