Barclays – The times they are a-changin’

BARCLAYS Bank Zimbabwe becomes First Capital Bank in October, shedding its century-old brand, but the bank has already abandoned its former conservatism, gorging on government securities in a manner...

Motlanthe to lead probe into post-election shootings

FORMER South African President Kgalema Motlanthe will chair a seven-member commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence. Seven people were left dead following a military crackdown on opposition protesters in...

Is ZANU-PF more popular than ED?

WHILE President Emmerson Mnangagwa just squeaked through in the July 30 election, securing 50.67% of the vote, his ZANU-PF party took a commanding 69% of the contested 210 parliamentary...

Australian firm gets Zim gas deal, leads ASX investor charge

In the 1990s, Mobil Oil spent $30 million prospecting for oil in the Zambezi basin. They abandoned the search when they discovered that the area had more gas than...

FULL SPEECH: Mnangagwa’s inauguration address

It is with a deep sense of gratitude and humility that l stand here today, to address you fellow Zimbabweans, upon my inauguration as President of the Republic of...

Canadian firm reverses Mugabe-era indigenisation deal, seeks more investment

Canadian mining group the Caledonia Mining Corporation has entered into a memorandum of understanding meant to help it regain control of its Zimbabwe-based subsidiary Blanket Mine. It had to cede...