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Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Mining Rush Leaves Big Producers Behind

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Mining Rush Leaves Big Producers Behind

While Zimbabwe’s leadership change has sparked a race for the nation’s mineral riches among entrepreneurs and tiny explorers, big-name mining companies are taking a wait-and-see approach. New President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a lot to prove as he seeks to revive the economy and attract mining investment that shriveled under his […]

Zimbabwe minister vows upcoming elections will be free and fair

Zimbabwe minister vows upcoming elections will be free and fair

The highly-anticipated Zimbabwe’s first presidential elections in the post-Robert Mugabe era will be credible, free and fair, the country’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo said on Monday. “Zimbabwe is preparing for harmonised elections around July or August, and we believe that the election is going to be free […]

Zimbabwe police investigate Grace Mugabe​ over ivory smuggling claims

Zimbabwe police investigate Grace Mugabe​ over ivory smuggling claims

Zimbabwean police have launched an investigation into Grace Mugabe over allegations that she headed a poaching and smuggling syndicate that illegally exported tons of elephant tusks, gold and diamonds from the country. President Emmerson Mnangagwa sanctioned an “urgent” investigation into Mugabe’s activities after “very strong” evidence was uncovered by Adrian […]

Zimbabwe will use fingerprint ID technology for its 2018 general elections

Zimbabwe will use fingerprint ID technology for its 2018 general elections

Zimbabwe’s government has announced that it has awarded and signed the contract for the supply of the fingerprint biometric identity solution with American company, Ipsidy. The de-duplication hardware and software solution to be supplied by Ipsidy will include an Automated Fingerprint Identification System (“AFIS”) which will be used in Zimbabwe’s upcoming […]