US kills top Iranian general in Baghdad air strike

IRAN’S most powerful military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, has been killed by a US airstrike in Iraq. The 62-year old spearheaded Iranian military operations in the Middle East as head…

Govt takes measures to curtail abuse of subsidised goods

By ZBC Reporter THE Minister of Industry and Commerce, Dr Sekai Nzenza met with representatives from the Grain Millers Association, to address concerns and challenges faced in the implementation of…

Chinese foreign minister set to visit Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter THE Chinese foreign affairs minister Wang Yi will this month visit Zimbabwe as part of a five-nation tour that will also take him to Egypt, Djibouti, Eritrea,…

Russia’s diamonds giant ALROSA finalises Zimbabwe joint venture

By Business Reporter ALROSA and Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) have signed a number of agreements to finalize a creation of a joint venture for prospect and exploration works for…

Australia orders evacuation of fire-ravaged towns before heatwave

AUSTRALIA ordered residents and tourists out of the path of raging bushfires as the country braced for a weekend heatwave expected to fan the deadly inferno. Catastrophic blazes ripped through…

Uber Eats finds its niche in South African food fight

SOWETO: A stone’s throw from Nelson Mandela’s former home in South Africa’s Soweto township, Dumile Badela’s restaurant is now more hectic and lucrative than ever, thanks to Uber Eats, his…

Huawei’s 2019 revenue to jump 18%, forecasts ‘difficult’ 2020

SHANGHAI: Huawei Technologies on Tuesday said its full-year revenue would likely jump 18% in 2019 to 850 billion yuan ($121.72 billion), lower than its earlier projections, as a U.S. trade…

WATCH: CHIPINGE, SA-based lecturer shot dead on New Year’s Day

By ZBC Reporter A CHIPINGE man was killed in front of his relatives and friends when an unidentified man fatally shot him straight on the forehead just a few hours…

Flood death toll rises in Jakarta, tens of thousands evacuated

JAKARTA: Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides in the area killed up to 21 people, with more heavy…

HIV/AIDS: Mentorship programme helps young mothers open up

By Nadia Samie-Jacobs Three times a month, 18-year-old Grace Mutungambera walks more than 14 kilometres from her home to the nearest clinic. With her baby strapped to her back and…