Zimbabwe clears its arrears with IMF

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Zimbabwe is now current on all its financial obligations to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after settling its overdue amount of US$107.9 million to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), IMF Director of Communications Gerry Rice said Friday in … Read More

Zimbabwe joins Pacific Asia Travel Association to boost tourism

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has become the first national tourism organisation from the African continent to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a statement said on Monday. The two organizations signed a letter of agreement during the annual … Read More

New money transfer facility, BotswanaPost, launched in Botswana

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Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Zimbabweans living in Botswana now have a new option to send their remittances home, following the entrance of BotswanaPost, a new competitor in the money transfer market. BotswanaPost launched a new money transfer facility Wednesday, as part … Read More

Zimbabwe beats Zambia to reach 2014 CHAN finals

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Charles Sibanda By PANA Lusaka, Zambia – Zimbabwe has picked the ticket for the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in South Africa, after beating Zambia 1-0 in their return leg match at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia, … Read More

Zambia, Zimbabwe to co-host global tourism assembly

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Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization By PANA Lusaka, Zambia – Delegates from around the world are expected to gather in the tourist cities of Livingstone, Southern Zambia, and Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe, starting on Saturday for the … Read More

Tsvangirai slams SADC over Zim polls

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Morgan Tsvangirai – Photo: zimbanewsonline By PANA Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s main opposition candidate in the 31 July presidential election, Morgan Tsvangirai, has sharply criticised the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for shutting him out of its last summit in Malawi. He … Read More

Tsvangirai drops Zimbabwe poll challenge

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Morgan Tsvangirai By PANA Harare, Zimbabwe – The presidential candidate of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), Mr. Morgan Tsvangirai, has withdrawn his petition at the Constitutional Court against the election of Mr. Robert Mugabe in the 31 July presidential … Read More

SADC summits ends, urges West to end sanctions on Zimbabwe

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Joyce Banda – Photo: south world By PANA Blantyre, Malawi – Leaders attending the annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe, Sunday called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe. In a communiqué at the … Read More

Mugabe defiant as African leaders converge on Malawi for SADC summit

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Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe – Photo: news By PANA Lilongwe, Malawi – As southern African leaders converged on Malawi Friday for the annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit, veteran Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has restated that he remains … Read More

Tsvangirai challenges Mugabe victory in court

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Morgan Tsvangirai  – Photo: internet Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has filed a petition at the Constitution Court seeking the nullification of last Wednesday’s president election, which was won by President Robert Mugabe. Tsvangirai, of the opposition Movement for Democratic … Read More