Govt Clarifies U.S.$100 Million UK Loan, Cash Woes Link

[The Herald] The US$100 million given to Zimbabwe by the United Kingdom reduces demand for foreign currency from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)by private firms and the savings will go a long way in easing cash shortages, Presidential Press Secretar…

[The Herald] The US$100 million given to Zimbabwe by the United Kingdom reduces demand for foreign currency from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)by private firms and the savings will go a long way in easing cash shortages, Presidential Press Secretary Mr George Charamba said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

12 Years Without an Execution – Is Govt Ready to Abolish Death Penalty?

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised “a new democracy”.

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised "a new democracy".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Applies to Rejoin the British Commonwealth

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the British Commonwealth and invited observers to attend its general elections. The move is a major step towards re-engaging with the international community after Robert Mugabe’s ouster.

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the British Commonwealth and invited observers to attend its general elections. The move is a major step towards re-engaging with the international community after Robert Mugabe's ouster.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Renews Commonwealth Interest

[The Herald] Government has written a letter to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland expressing its interest in principle to rejoin the Commonwealth and that it will do so at the appropriate time.

[The Herald] Government has written a letter to Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland expressing its interest in principle to rejoin the Commonwealth and that it will do so at the appropriate time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Now in Good Hands, Says Mnangagwa

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has little regard for the competency of his predecessor’s stewardship of the country, if weekend remarks by the Zanu PF leader are anything to go by.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has little regard for the competency of his predecessor's stewardship of the country, if weekend remarks by the Zanu PF leader are anything to go by.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

City in CBD Parking Headache

[The Herald] Central Business District (CBD) property owners are giving city of Harare’s vehicle parking arm, City Parking, a headache with their penchant for on-street parking as opposed to the option of parkades. This does not dovetail with the autho…

[The Herald] Central Business District (CBD) property owners are giving city of Harare's vehicle parking arm, City Parking, a headache with their penchant for on-street parking as opposed to the option of parkades. This does not dovetail with the authority's efforts to decongest the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zvorwadza Anti-Mphoko Protest Trial Date Set

[New Zimbabwe] The state has resuscitated charges against National Vendors Union leader, Stan Zvorwadza, who made headlines in 2016 after he demonstrated against former Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko’s stay in a Harare hotel.

[New Zimbabwe] The state has resuscitated charges against National Vendors Union leader, Stan Zvorwadza, who made headlines in 2016 after he demonstrated against former Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko's stay in a Harare hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe