Zimbabwe seeks EU backing to sell $600-mln worth of ivory

Zimbabwe seeks EU backing to sell $600-mln worth of ivory

Zimbabwe on Monday sought the support of the European Union to sell off US$600 million worth of ivory it has accumulated due to the global ban on the sale of tusks. International trade in ivory has been banned since 1989 under the Convention on International Trade in...
Harare denies sheltering Rwandan genocide fugitive

Harare denies sheltering Rwandan genocide fugitive

Zimbabwe denied on Sunday that it harboured “most wanted” Rwandan genocide-accused fugitive Protais Mpiranya, after the United Nations said he died in the country in 2006. Wanted for his role in the 1994 genocide, Mpiranya, presidential guard commander at...
Zimbabwe government under fire for halting bank lending

Zimbabwe government under fire for halting bank lending

A move by Zimbabwe to suspend lending by banks will backfire, create a parallel banking system and usurp efforts to fix the moribund economy, the country’s captains of commerce warned Monday Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday ordered banks to stop lending as part of...
Zimbabwe repossessing unused land from black farmers

Zimbabwe repossessing unused land from black farmers

Zimbabwe has begun repossessing idle land from black farmers who benefitted from controversial land reforms two decades ago, Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka said Wednesday. People whose farmland is lying unused and those who own multiple farms will lose land, he...