Policy

Mumbengegwi, Chinese envoy in bilateral talks

Mumbengegwi, Chinese envoy in bilateral talks

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi yesterday met visiting Chinese Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Mr Zhang Ming to discuss various ways of enhancing relations between Harare and Beijing. Mr Zhang is leading a five-member delegation that is in Zimbabwe for a three-day visit. Speaking after the meeting, Mr Zhang said he hoped […]

Zim Seeks Debt Deal With International Creditors

Zim Seeks Debt Deal With International Creditors

ZIMBABWE hopes to reach an agreement by June next year with international creditors over its debt repayment obligations as it moves to unlock funding, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Market has established. The development comes after government last month restructured foreign debts owed to three multilateral institutions — the International […]

Climate change ignorance threatens food security in Zim

Climate change ignorance threatens food security in Zim

NOVEMBER 3, 2015 recorded the lowest temperatures for the month, a clear sign of how Zimbabwe is experiencing climate change, but the response from rural farmers is otherwise as the global phenomenon is still a mystery to many. A survey conducted by NewsDay revealed that most rural farmers in Mashonaland East, […]

Local prisons grappling with a shortage of plates

Local prisons grappling with a shortage of plates

LOCAL prisons which have long coped with food shortages have a new problem: Not enough plates to serve the scarce food. Hard-core criminals such as murderers and rapists are worst hit, said Zimbabwe Prisons Service spokeswoman Elizabeth Banda. At some maximum security prisons, there is just one plate for up […]