Black peasant farmers in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands have accused controversial white Zimbabwean businessperson Billy Rautenbach of forcing them off their land and destroying their livelihoods through a $600-million ethanol plant that enjoys extensive government support.
Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc has asked 133 employees to stay away from work on full pay while the company undertakes a review of the operations, its chief executive said on Friday.
The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.
South Africa has the highest number of dollar millionaires in Africa, according to a new report.
COSMAS Mushininga, one of the four men accused of defrauding Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries of $116 000 in the importation of the church’s Land Rover Discovery 4, yesterday disowned his police warned-and-cautioned statement saying he had signed it under duress.
SUSPENDED Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi’s reign at Town House officially ended on Thursday after a special council meeting endorsed the termination of his contract using the recently gazetted Labour Amendment Act.
ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday said financial challenges had forced his party to reschedule its second elective congress, which was due last month to the end of year.
VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been roundly condemned for claiming that the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo served “white interests”, with former Zanu PF politburo member Cephas Msipa describing the remarks as “outrageous” and divisive.
THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday said several companies that have fired workers on three months’ notice were yet to give them their dues in line with the new Labour Act.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday claimed that President Robert Mugabe was operating an unstable government, was under siege from Zanu PF internal fights, and could not cope with the demands of an imploding economy due to his advanced age.