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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, […]

Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad. In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail to comply when the amnesty ends in February. “Such malpractices constitute a very serious economic crime against […]