AT the turn of the century, Glynn David Cohen purchased and restored a Renaissance villa in Tuscany, once owned by the Machiavelli family. Niccolo Machiavelli is believed to have written The Prince while resident at Villa Mangiacane. Now, after successfully...
IN the euphoria of Robert Mugabe’s fall, Zimbabweans would have done anything Emmerson Mnangagwa would have asked. At his inauguration, over 60 000 people in the National Sports Stadium lapped up his speech. He delivered it well, even acknowledging that he...
Weeks ahead of the Zimbabwe election, the battle for votes is being fought as much at the rallies as it is on mobile phones. Attack ads, campaign videos, WhatsApp blasts, Facebook Live and even fake news are combining to make...
AS much a keen student of history as he is one of its notable figures, Robert Mugabe is certainly familiar with Napoleon’s exile to Elba and his ill-fated attempt to return to the French throne. The French dictator briefly succeeded,...
ZIMBABWE lost over 1 million jobs over the last four years, according to official statistics which contradict the ruling ZANU-PF party’s employment creation claims. The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency’s (Zimstat) 2017 inter-censal demographic survey shows that the country’s economically active...
NELSON Chamisa’s presidential election petition challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in their tight July 30 contest is due to be heard Wednesday. It is a significant event in Zimbabwe’s electoral history as well as the country’s jurisprudence. Here, newZWire explains...
JSE-listed construction firm Raubex will be the primary contractor on the $241 million Beitbridge border upgrade, South Africa’s Business Day has reported. Early this year, the Zimbabwe government handed the border modernisation concession to Zimborders, a consortium of local and...
You can never accuse lawyers of being picky. Ask Lewis Uriri and Thabani Mpofu, the two top lawyers doing battle in Wednesday’s court case on the disputed presidential election. The two advocates have argued many cases, some involving the opposing...
Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance has rejected the Constitutional Court’s ruling upholding Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win, saying the judiciary was “captured and not fit for purpose". The party threatened mass escalation, in an escalation of the stalemate within just hours...
Sentiment on Zimbabwe is improving with potential investors looking for business opportunities while monitoring political developments closely. But some miners are already moving in on SA’s northern neighbour with zeal. Zimbabwe was starved of foreign direct investment under former president...
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