Agribank and the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) have now been fully removed from the US sanctions list, the American Department of the Treasury has announced, allowing them to do international business more easily and obtain lines of credit. The two banks were put under US sanctions in July 2008. In April 2013 sanctions […]
THE number of confirmed Covid-19 infected people in the country has risen to 51 after three new cases were reported yesterday. According to an update issued by the Ministry of Health and Child Care, two of the cases were of returnees from Botswana and the other was of a Harare resident with no history of […]
Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn in as Lesotho’s prime minister following the resignation of his embattled predecessor, Thomas Thabane. Thabane’s decision to step down on Tuesday came amid mounting pressure over a case in which he and his current wife are suspected of involvement in the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. They both deny […]
The Venezuelan military will escort Iranian tankers.
Candidates registered for ZIMSEC June Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations will write as scheduled, a schools reopening roadmap tabled by Government in Parliament has shown. The examinations will run from June 29 to July 22 this year. Addressing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education yesterday, Primary and Secondary Education Permanent Secretary Mrs […]
Two more people have tested positive to Covid- 19 bring the total number of cases in Zimbabwe to 48. The Ministry of Health and Child Care latest Covid-19 update indicates that the cases are two female returnees one from Botswana and one from South Africa who both tested positive on the eighth day of quarantine. […]
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has fired Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Energy Mutodi with immediate effect. In a statement last night, the Permanent Secretary for Presidential Communications in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Mr Regis Chikowore confirmed the dismissal saying: “The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr MJM Sibanda, has announced […]
Italy is taking a “calculated risk” as it moves to further ease its coronavirus lockdown measures, PM Giuseppe Conte has admitted. He said “the contagion curve” could rise again, but the country could not afford to wait for a vaccine. Mr Conte announced that travel to and from Italy, and between the country’s regions would […]