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October 19, 2018 4:28 AM Liquid appoints Makamure new regional CEO

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has appointed Mr Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region. Mr Makamure will be directly responsible for the leadership, strategic and operational management of Liquid Telecom’s wholesale, enterprise and retail businesses throughout 7

October 15, 2018 12:31 PM Guinea-Bissau sink Chipolopolo – Nehanda Radio

Guinea-Bissau hit back to defeat Zambia 2-1 in Bissau yesterday and move closer to a second successive appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations. Justin Shonga scored direct from a free-kick to put the visiting team into an early lead in a Group K qualifier watched by a capacity 20 000 crowd in the national stadium. Stoppila Sunzu conceded an own-goal 7

October 11, 2018 1:50 AM Mamamah airport: Sierra Leone cancels China-funded project

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March. At the time, the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose a heavy debt burden. The decision comes amid concern 21

October 8, 2018 2:43 PM Barclays name change comes into effect

Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe Limited shareholders have approved the change of the name of the company to First Capital Bank Limited effective today, on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. The decision was endorsed at an extraordinary general meeting held on July 3, 2018 at which meeting members unanimously resolved to approve the name change. Barclays’ company 20

October 5, 2018 9:14 AM Seed Co lists on Botswana bourse, ZSE

Zimbabwe’s largest seed maker Seed Co Limited’s partial unbundling comes to fruition today with the primary listing of spin-off Seed Co International on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). Seed Co International will also get a secondary listing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), where the parent company already trades. According to a circular issued 18

September 25, 2018 5:33 PM ZRA rehabilitates Kariba Dam

Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has embarked on a mission to rehabilitate the Kariba Dam and to develop two Hydro-Electric Scheme sites to secure the long-term safety and reliability of the Kariba Complex by December 2022. This came out in the board’s 129th meeting where discussions on availability of water for power generation at Kariba were made. In a statement 19

September 13, 2018 5:35 PM Japajapa attacks Zambian ambassador

Activist Paddington Japajapa, 50, has been summoned to appear in court and answer to disorderly conduct allegations after allegedly shouting at the Zambian ambassador to Zimbabwe. Japajapa appeared before Harare magistrate Nyasha Vitorini and will be in court for trial on a date yet to be finalised. The complainant is Zelipa Chitambo, the Zambian ambassador 5

September 13, 2018 8:20 AM Mighty Warriors battle for second Cosafa Cup

THE Mighty Warriors’ quest for a second Cosafa Cup title gets underway this morning when they take on Namibia in their Group C opener in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The Mighty Warriors last lifted the regional cup on home soil in 2011 and will be hoping to get off to a good start. After their opening match this morning, Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda’s 5

September 5, 2018 8:58 AM Makore leads Mighty Warriors strike force

All but one Mighty Warriors’ players reported for camp on Monday to prepare for the upcoming Cosafa Women’s Championships that gets underway in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, next week. Out of the 30 players coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda called into camp, only Rumbidzai Zhoya of Auckland did not report for camp. “All players but one (Rumbidzai 30

September 3, 2018 9:18 AM Warriors, Mighty Warriors troop into camp

Zimbabwe’s two senior national teams representative sides, the Warriors and the Mighty Warriors troop into camp in Harare today as they prepare for their upcoming international assignments in Congo Brazzaville and South Africa respectively. The Warriors, under the guidance of Sunday Chidzambwa who will be assisted by Rahman Gumbo and Lloyd Mutasa, are preparing 26