ED: SADC mobilising joint force to intervene in Mozambique

SADC is preparing its regional standby force to intervene in Mozambique, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said, after a Thursday meeting in Maputo on how to end the...

Mozambique: SADC orders vague ‘technical deployment’, seeks ‘proportionate response’ to insurgency

A regional meeting has ended in Maputo with a decision "on an immediate technical deployment" to prepare “a proportionate regional response” to a spreading insurgency in Mozambique's...

RioZim reports 27% drop in 2020 gold output

Gold output at RioZim fell 27% last year due to low-grade ore at its flagship operation Cam & Motor and breakdowns at the smaller Dalny mine.

Mozambique’s Nyusi wants only targeted help from SADC: ‘It’s a sense of sovereignty’

A day ahead of regional meetings on the deepening crisis in Mozambique, President Filipe Nyusi has said any international intervention must not violate his country’s sovereignty.

Price opens higher on first day of Zimbabwe tobacco auction season

Zimbabwe’s tobacco auction floors opened Wednesday morning, with the first bale fetching a higher price than last year. The first tobacco sold at US$4.30...

IMF cuts Zimbabwe’s 2021 economic growth forecast, sees 3.1% recovery

Zimbabwe’s economy will recover by 3.1% this year, the IMF says in its latest forecast, slower than the 4.2% that the Fund had projected in October.