Africa

Dangote returns after Zimbabwe bribery shock

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s much-hyped plan to invest $1 billion in Zimbabwe’s cement, coal and power industries in 2015 collapsed after political bigwigs pressured him to ‘grease their palms’. Dangote left after no action was taken by the government on the issue. Investment consultant Josey Mahachi-Agbeniyi said Dangote is considering coming back to Zimbabwe following President Mnangagwa strong stance against ...

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Zuma’s demise

They say when the people have spoken there is nothing that one can relatively do. Even the incumbent president of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa reiterated this fact as he is very much fond of saying the voice of the people is the voice of God. Its barely two months now since one of the world’s oldest statesman thus, the former president ...

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Zuma face arrest today

As a dramatic raid is carried out on the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound, City Press has learnt of the imminent arrest of at least two Gupta brothers as well as Duduzane Zuma. City Press was told by a senior source within the security cluster that two Gupta brothers as well as President Jacob Zuma’s son face arrest from today in ...

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Zimbabweans enjoying SA’s ‘Asante sana moment’

Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their views on South Africa’s unfolding political drama, and many see parallels with the one that gripped their own country when Robert Mugabe was removed from office three months ago. With another president apparently defying calls to step down, locals have been observing developments south of the Limpopo with a certain sense of ...

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Mnangagwa to address Botswana Parliament

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Botswana for his official state visit here. His counterpart President Seretse Khama Ian Khama welcomed him at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. Soon after his touching down President Mnangagwa was treated to a grand welcome ceremony that included the playing of the two countries national anthems, full military honours, a 21 gun salute and ...

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Ndebele king sends envoy to Zulu king

SELF-APPOINTED Ndebele king, Stanley Raphael Khumalo last week reportedly despatched an envoy to South Africa to meet Zulu king, Goodwill Zwelithini, ahead of the latter’s anticipated visit to the country “in a few weeks”. Khumalo’s spokesperson, Greater Sibanda confirmed the development at the weekend. “All is on course, and our delegation is already there in South Africa led by the ...

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Zimbabwe investment indaba set for SA

Financial markets experts, investors and executives from various industries will descend on Johannesburg in March for the fifth Financial Markets Indaba. The one-day gathering which is scheduled for Sandton Hilton Hotel on the March 1 is part of a series of investment conferences held in the three cities strategic to Zimbabwe’s capital markets namely Harare, Johannesburg and London. Meanwhile, the ...

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Mnangagwa among 10 African leaders at WEF

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is one of the 10 African Heads of State and Government that have been invited to the prestigious World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting which will take place next week. The meeting will start on Tuesday and end on Friday in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, bringing together a record number of heads of state, government and international organisations alongside ...

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Mnangagwa visits Namibia

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will today visit Namibia on the third leg of his regional tour to brief his counterparts on the political situation in the country and the forthcoming harmonised elections. He will meet Namibian counterpart, President Hage Geingob. President Mnangagwa’s first stop over was Pretoria in South Africa where he met President Jacob Zuma and ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa, ...

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South African tycoon to invest $1,2 billion in Zimbabwe

SOUTH African tycoon Mr Robert Matana Gumede arrived in the country last night to cement a $1,2 billion investment deal in key sectors of the economy which include infrastructure development, energy, health services, tourism and financial services. His visit follows a meeting he held with President Emmerson Mnangagwa on December 21 last year in Pretoria, South Africa. Mr Gumede, who ...

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