Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Top Zanu-PF Officials Arrested As Factional Fights Turn Ugly

Two top Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial officials were arrested by police last week after threatening to assault acting provincial chairperson, Abia Mujeri as tensions in the fractured ruling party escalate. Following their arrest, provincial secretary for security, Tommy Mwanza, and deputy secretary for the commissariat, Nigel Murambiwa were questioned at Chinhoyi Central Police Station’s…

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF’s Obert Mpofu, Masimirembwa ‘Stupid, Shameless Characters’ – Kasukuwere

Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere says the High Court affidavits filed by the senior party officials dismissing an application over the legality of Emmerson Mnangagwa as party leader, were made by politicians trying to appease their boss. Zanu PF national administration secretary and acting Harare province chairperson, Goodwills Masimirembwa, last Friday filed…

Zimbabwe: Nakamba Pays Tribute to Sacked Manager

Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has sent a thank you message paid to former Aston Villa manager, Dean Smith, who was sacked at the weekend following a spate of poor results. The Zimbabwe international holds Smith highly for influencing his move to the English Premiership in 2019. Nakamba went on Twitter to show his appreciation for…

Zimbabwe: Forex Deposits Up 55% in August

Foreign currency deposits, on a broad money basis, registered growth of 55,53 percent in the year to August 2021, latest statistics from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) show. The foreign currency deposits increased from $86,01 billion (ZW$) in August 2020 to $133,77 billion in Augustthis year. The growth in FCA deposits was largely driven…