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China set to pledge more aid to Africa ahead of Xi’s trip

China set to pledge more aid to Africa ahead of Xi’s trip

CHINA is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and South Africa next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday. The trip is likely to boost China’s relations with Africa, which supplies oil and raw materials such as copper and uranium to the […]

Mujuru followers get death threats

Mujuru followers get death threats

SUPPORTERS of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her People First project say they are receiving death threats for campaigning for her and the movement. Victims of the terror campaign told the Daily News yesterday that the blood-curdling threats against them had been a big problem particularly in Harare and Manicaland […]

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) has asked Parliament to approve a controversial change to the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, giving the Prosecutor-General (PG) Johannes Tomana wide discretionary powers to withhold private prosecution certificates in a vast range of circumstances. The law previously allowed private parties to personally lodge  criminal  charges […]