Covid-19: SADC suspends face to face meetings

By ZBC Reporter Southern African Development Community (SADC) health ministers this Monday held an extraordinary meeting where they boosted preparations and organised a coordinated response to prevent the further spread…

$11 billion railway project to pass through Zimbabwe

UNITED STATES based Railnet International plans to invest an estimated $11 billion in a modern railway line and high speed trains linking Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, its Chief Executive said…

Nigeria to cut budget in face of oil price crash

NIGERIA will cut size of its budget in the face of sharp declines in the price of crude oil, the nation’s finance minister told reporters this Monday. Zainab Ahmed, speaking…

WATCH: Dr Moyo speaks on SADC crisis meeting over Covid-19

By ZBC Reporter HEALTH ministers from the 14 SADC member states have convened an emergency meeting in Tanzania to discuss a coordinated regional response to the coronavirus. SADC Ministers of…

Three bids submitted for the 2019/20 Interclub finals

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) says three bids have been submitted for the 2019/20 Interclub finals The new format will see the inaugural one-match for the finals of the…

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa’s first positive case of Covid-19 confirmed

SOUTH African Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that the country’s first suspected case of Covid-19 has tested positive. Mkhize released a statement on Thursday confirming that the National…

Ghana too much for host Liberia in Monrovia

GHANA moved a step closer to the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 final round qualifiers after an important 2-0 win away at Liberia in the first leg of…

Abdelmounaïm Bah appointed Acting General Secretary

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executice Committee has appointed Abdelmounaim Bah as the acting Secretary-General. Following discussions by the CAF Emergency Committee on Tuesday (3 March 2020), Commercial Director…

Standard Bank Issues Inaugural US$200 million Bond

By ZBC Reporter Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has issued its first ever green bond, via private placement with IFC, a development finance institution focused on the private…

6TH ARFSD adopts Victoria Falls Declaration

By Luckmore Safuli THE 6th Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development has ended with member states adopting the Victoria Falls Declaration on United Nations Decade of Action calling upon regional…