UK firm strikes deal to take over Zim nickel producer BNC

A UK-based mining firm is to buy a controlling stake in Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC), the country’s largest nickel producer said in a statement on Wednesday. In a cautionary statement...

IMF: Ncube’s reform plan is ‘comprehensive’, arrears the next hurdle

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube’s recovery plan represents “comprehensive stabilization and reform efforts”, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but Zimbabwe still needs to clear arrears to lenders before it...

A year of African elections: The West judges Zimbabwe differently from others, and that...

The Western world judges Zimbabwe at a higher standard than it does other African countries, and that’s not entirely a bad thing. The temptation is to demand that the...

Zimbabwe ships ‘Africa’s first’ battery-grade lithium, seeks markets

Zimbabwe has shipped Africa’s first battery-grade lithium carbonate, as it steps up efforts to produce and find markets for a compound that is in high demand for use in...

US announces tough new Africa policy: What does it mean for Zimbabwe?

Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday announced its new strategy for Africa, which greatly cuts aid to the continent and places tougher conditions on financial and military support, as a...

OPINION – Forex crisis: how banks helped create liquidity mess, and why ZIMRA should...

By Pascal Mandeya The Zimbabwean economy is currently facing shortages of essential imports such as fuel and medicines, and root of this crisis is at the banks where foreign currency...