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Zimbabwe, China seal new $213 million deal

Zimbabwe, China seal new $213 million deal

The People’s Republic of China yesterday extended a $153 million loan facility to Zimbabwe for the upgrade of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, as the two countries continue to deepen their bilateral relationship. The Asian giant also announced two grants for the construction of the New Parliament Building in […]

First 10 days in office have been ‘hectic’, says Mnangagwa

First 10 days in office have been ‘hectic’, says Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly described his first 10 days in office as “hectic”, but remained optimistic that his new team of ministers will turn around the economy of the country. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Mnangagwa said this during a brief interview following the swearing in of 21 Cabinet […]

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe Cabinet

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe Cabinet

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his Cabinet on Monday (Dec 4), with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power. Sworn in as president on Nov 24 after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit following a de facto military coup, […]