[Zimbabwe Standard] TWO years after dropping out of school in Kwekwe, Zimbabwean teen actor Caroline Chipwanyira has struck gold in Nigerian showbiz after securing a role in a potential blockbuster.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Government has weakened itself by creating monopolies and appointing Zanu-PF officials in key positions in government departments and parastatals. The decision to do so was more political than professional.
[263Chat] The European Union (EU) ambassador to Zimbabwe, Timo Olkkonen has described as ‘nonsense’ President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s proposition that sanctions are impeding on the country’s economic progress.
[The Herald] Government will engage the Chinese Embassy in Harare to establish a common accounting position on how much Harare received from Beijing as development partner support for 2019.
[Zimbabwe Standard] The Victoria Falls, on the mighty Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia, is one of the world’s seven wonders and arguably the largest waterfall by width and depth.
[New Zimbabwe] THE International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has launched a global campaign seeking to pressure the Zimbabwean government to stop its clampdown on trade union rights in the troubled country.
[This Day] The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday blocked the entrance to the Zimbabwean Embassy in Abuja, protesting against alleged unlawful arrest and detention of labour leaders in that country.
[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Zanu PF officials are reportedly selling party regalia from last year’s elections to flea markets in neighbouring Mozambique,” NewZimbabwe.com has established.
[Daily Maverick] South Africa is planning to extend short-term credit to Zimbabwe and also to help it write off its US$7.4-billion external debt, to prevent its neighbour spiralling out of control. Critics say this will be a waste of money unless it can pressure Zanu-PF to make political reforms.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe consumed almost 480 million more litres of petrol and diesel in six months between June and November last year than in the same period in 2017, a gargantuan 77 percent extra, at an additional foreign currency cost of more than US$200 million, The Herald can report.