WATCH: Party must be hands on in supervising government: Pres Mnangagwa

The ZANU PF Politburo is underway in the capital, in his opening remarks, the party’s First Secretary, President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged the party to be more hands-on in supervising government…

ECA Secretary pays courtesy call on the President

By ZBC Reporter THE Executive Secretary for the Economic Commission for Africa(ECA), Dr Vera Songwe paid a courtesy call on H.E President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the capital this Wednesday. This…

Malawi president to contest cancelled election win in court

Malawi’s president is planning to contest a court decision overturning his election in May last year. A spokesman for Peter Mutharika said he would lodge an appeal with the Constitutional…

China virus toll nears 500; cruise ships, Hong Kong flights hit

THE death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two U.S. airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong following the first fatality there and 10 cases…

Locust invasions are cyclical: African states shouldn’t be caught napping

By Cyril Piou THE FOOD and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that the locust invasion in the Horn of Africa may soon spread to other countries. The locusts feeding on…

Lesotho First Lady, Maesaiah Thabane faces charge of murdering rival

The wife of the prime minister of Lesotho is to be charged with murdering his previous wife. First Lady Maesaiah Thabane handed herself in to be questioned by police in…

Palestine expects increased cooperation with Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter PALESTINE says it is anticipating increased cooperation with Zimbabwe after notable gains in political, social and economic relations. This was said by outgoing Palestinian ambassador to Zimbabwe…

Lady Cheetah’s brace for S.A tourney

By ZBC Reporter ZIMBABWE’S women’s rugby team head coach, Dereck Chiwara says this year’s Hermanus Sevens tournament to be held in South Africa will be crucial in building a team…

Nine-year jail term for three Bindura gold dealers

By ZBC Reporter THREE Bindura men who were last month convicted of fraud in a botched gold deal will spend nine years in prison. Bindura Magistrate, Ruramai Chitumbura slapped the…

Mining indaba provides opportunities for growth: Minister Chitando

By Tafara Chikumira in Cape Town THE RECENT surge in mineral prices like gold on the international market is a blessing to Zimbabwe with the government saying the new trend…