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…

Zimbabwe & Egypt pledge to nurture existing relations

By Oleen Ndori, International Editor EGYPT says it remains committed to nurturing the sound relations that exist between the North African country and Zimbabwe. This was the key message at…

Cape Town hospital uses robot at forefront of surgery in Africa

A surgical team led by Dr Tim Forgan uses the da Vinci Xi robot to assist in removing a cancerous rectal tumour from a female patient at Tygerberg public hospital…

Vaccine group invites African states to apply for malaria shot support

LONDON- Nine months after the world’s first malaria vaccine was recommended for use, international vaccine alliance Gavi invited countries to apply for financial support to roll out the jab, particularly…

SA: Reserve Bank needs to take drastic action as inflation rises higher than expected

ECONOMIST Doctor Azar Jammine says the South African Reserve Bank needs to take drastic action as inflation rises higher than it wants it to be. The bank’s Monetary Policy Committee…

Plane crash-lands at Somalia airport, all 30 passengers survived

MOGADISHU – A passenger plane crash-landed at an airport in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, with no deaths reported and all those on board – more than 30 passengers –…

SADC bloc speaks on the Inga dam project  

By ZBC Reporter THE 51st Plenary Assembly of the SADC Parliamentary Forum which ended in Malawi on Friday resolved that the construction of Inga dam is one way of addressing…

Islam Nikkah marriage now recognised by law

By Patience Nyagato THE Islamic community in Zimbabwe has commended the government for acknowledging their Ministers of Religion as Marriage Officers who can solemnise unions in accordance with the country’s…

Zimbabwe and South Africa border authorities tighten boundary security

By Innocent Nxumalo ZIMBABWE and South Africa border authorities are scaling up efforts to secure illegal entry and exit points along the 250 km boundary from Tshikwalakwala to Shashe. After…