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October 18, 2018 2:00 PM Afreximbank loans Zimbabwe $500 million as dollar crisis worsens

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is finalising a $500 million loan facility for Zimbabwe, to help secure the foreign-currency starved southern African country’s imports. Zimbabwe is experiencing a shortage of foreign currency, blamed mainly on a huge trade deficit caused by the collapse of its key agriculture and manufacturing sectors 1

October 18, 2018 1:34 PM Mugabe Junior pressurising model to drop Grace’s assault case, says AfriForum

One of the sons of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has allegedly been pressurising Gabriella Engels, the Johannesburg model who filed assault charges against Grace Mugabe, to drop the charges against his mother. Civil rights group AfriForum represents Engels in the high profile case. AfriForum’s CEO Kallie Kriel told journalists in Pretoria 4

October 16, 2018 5:26 PM Liquid Telecom revamps Harare’s sewer pipes

Liquid Telecom will invest $1,5 million in the first phase of repairing and revamping Harare’s broken sewer pipes and water reticulation infrastructure. Liquid Telecom, which is majority owned by Econet Wireless Global, has partnered with government agencies to help in the fight against the cholera outbreak which has already claimed 54 lives. “The exercise 13

October 16, 2018 5:17 PM ‘Vehicle licensing to be centralised’

Government is mulling reinstating the collection of vehicle licence fees to local authorities to help them bankroll road maintenance, the National Assembly has been told. The fees are currently being collected by the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara), which then disburses road maintenance fees to local authorities on an allocative basis 13

October 16, 2018 4:21 PM Government tightens nurses entry requirements

The health and Child Care ministry has set new requirements for citizens looking to take up a general nurse training course from May 2019. In the new requirements widely circulated to government hospital matrons and tutors, Health and Child care permanent secretary Gerald Gwinji said prospective nurses must have passed English Language, Mathematics 13

October 15, 2018 4:19 PM Worry over inflation pressures

Renowned US economist Steve Hanke said Zimbabwe’s 2018 cumulative inflation hit 155,8 percent as of October 12. According to Hanke’s projections, the first country with highest inflation in the world is Venezuela, at 2 500 000 percent, followed by Iran at 273 percent and Zimbabwe at 155,8 percent. “My weekly world inflation roundup: New to the list is Zimbabwe 7

October 13, 2018 3:55 PM Shake-up at ZRP traffic

Several senior police officers have been moved from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s traffic section to other units within the force. The transfers are part of efforts by the law enforcement agency to root out corruption within the traffic unit. On Thursday, the police top brass redeployed 819 officers mostly from the traffic section to other departments 28

October 13, 2018 7:21 AM Ex-Milton High students urged to give back

Former Milton High School students have been urged to give back to their former school so that it reclaims its former glory. “Milton High has produced some of the great minds and great people we have today. For example the president of the National Reserve Bank of Israel is an Old Miltonian. If they could all come together and help contribute towards 24

October 13, 2018 3:39 AM Minister Nzenza dissolves NSSA board

Government has, with immediate effect, dismissed the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board after its tenure lapsed in June. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Dr Sekai Nzenza confirmed the development in a statement yesterday. “The Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has dissolved the NSSA board of directors 72

October 11, 2018 7:14 PM Cameroon ‘must prove separatist prisoners are alive’

Lawyers in Cameroon defending leaders of a movement to create a separate state of Ambazonia have called on the government to produce evidence that their clients are still alive. Barrister Christopher Ndong was representing his clients at a hearing at the Yaounde Appeals Court. For the fifth time, secessionist leader Sissiku Ayuk Tabe and his fellow defendants 16