AFDB approves $25.65 million Zim grant to boost food production & resilience

By ZBC Reporter THE African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group, has approved a grant of around $25.65 million to help Zimbabwe enhance domestic food…

World Bank to fund $100 million in food insecurity aid to Sudan through WFP

CAIRO – The World Bank has agreed to provide the U.N.’s World Food Programme with $100 million for an “emergency safety net project” to address food insecurity in Sudan, it…

Kenya’s first female professional gamer fights to define herself on her terms

NAIROBI – As the first Kenyan to be signed by top e-sports companies XiT Woundz and UYU, Sylvia Gathoni is used to vanquishing opponents with a combination of frenzied kicks…

Mass shootings in South Africa are often over group turf: how to stop the cycle of reprisals

Published: July 18, 2022 3.49pm SAST Mass shootings in South Africa are often over group turf: how to stop the cycle of reprisals South African police minister, Bheki Cele, centre,…

Japan government approves state funeral date for Abe, plan sparks protests

TOKYO, July 22 (Reuters) – The Japanese government said on Friday it would hold a state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sept. 27, amid street and social…

Heatwaves to menace China as almanac’s ‘big heat’ day looms

BEIJING – China will suffer the return of more heatwaves over the next 10 days from east to west, with some coastal cities already on their highest alert level and…

New Zealand COVID-19 death rate at record levels

WELLINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – New Zealanders are dying from COVID-19 at record rates as the country battles a new wave of the Omicron strain that is particularly affecting the…

Jazz artist, Gamu – the heir, emerges in Chinhoyi

By Regis Mhako A RISING Chinhoyi based jazz artist, Gamu Mutamba, is getting more popular after the loss of her maternal grandmother inspired her to pen her first ever song…

Sikhala, Sithole to spend weekend behind bars

By Fungai Jachi CITIZENS for Coalition for Change legislators Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole who are facing charges of inciting public violence will spend the weekend behind bars after their…

RBZ institutes measures to curb abuse of loans by companies

By ZBC Reporter THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has with effect from next month introduced new measures aimed at avoiding the abuse of loan facilities from banks by some…