Africa: Zimbabwe Tourism Masterplan, Harare Carnival and matters arising

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GREATER HARARE which comprises of Harare City, Chitungwiza Municipality, Norton Town Council, Epworth and Ruwa Local Boards could benefit immensely from this year’s Harare Interntional legacy Carnival which is expected to rack in millions of dollars in revenue. In her closing remarks, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Honorable Anastancia Ndhlovu bemoaned the dire and immediate need for unity […]

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Aviation: RwandAir set to commence flight operation to Mumbai, Harare

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RwandAir set to commence flight operation to Mumbai, Harare By Friday Nwosu One of Africa’s fastest growing airlines, RwandAir is set to commence operation into Mumbai, India’s largest city and Harare the most populous city of Zimbabwe. The airline said it will commence flight operations into the two cities from the 5th of April 2017. According to atqnews.com, the airline […]

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Africa: After many years using Dollars Zimbabwe finally makes it’s own Bank notes

Zimbabwe bond notes money is finally here, and officially now in people’s bank accounts. Here are the pictures taken from a Zimbabwe money warehouse somewhere in Harare. This marks another episode in the troubled history of Zimbabwe currency ever since the country suffered world record inflation. While government sees the new money solution to cash problems, sceptics and critics see […]

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Zimbabwean Prophet Launches Anointed Soap That Lures Men, Bring Back Lost Lovers

A man of God in Harare, Zimbabwe, Prophet Tapiwa Freddy, the Founder and General Overseer of Goodness and Mercy Ministries, has caused a sensation in his country when he claimed to have anointed soaps for his female church members which will enable them to lure men into love relationships as well bring back any man who dumped them I-Harare reports. […]

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Rwanda and Ethiopia the model States of Africa go into partnership

LAST week, Rwanda and Ethiopia inked an aviation deal that on the surface looks routine, but which could be emblematic of a quiet yet significant shift in the nature of the region’s geopolitics, positioning the two states as growing players in a continent currently bereft of a clear strong leader. The agreement, whose biggest takeaway was the fifth freedom rights, […]

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Zimbabwe targets and relaxes visa controls for Chinese tourists

The Zimbabwean government on Thursday announced a new visa regime that relaxes visa controls or tourists travelling in groups from China and 36 other countries who can now obtain visa on arrival. The new visa regime comes into force with immediate effect, Zimbabwean immigration officials said. China has been on category C of Zimbabwe’s visa regime, which requires foreign nationals […]

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92-year-old Mugabe refuses to relinquish power, says until he dies

Harare – The 92-year-old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, on Thursday in Harare maintained that even though is party would choose a successor, he planned to contest the next election in 2018. Mugabe, who would be 94 by 2018, insisted that he would still seek his last five-year term under a new constitution that would see him through to 99 years […]

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AirZim works on paying London $3million debt

AIR Zimbabwe is still negotiating with a London navigation agency to clear its $3 million debt to enable it to resume flights on the Harare-London route, a Cabinet minister said. Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joram Gumbo said in an interview that negotiations were underway with the debtor to enable Air Zim to resume flights to British capital. “Our aim […]

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Zimbabwe Shields struggling Air Zimbabwe from competition

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe says it is protecting its struggling national carrier – Air Zimbabwe – by refusing to grant permission to airlines that want to service the lucrative Harare- London route. Air Zimbabwe has not been servicing the route since 2012 after creditors threatened to seize its planes over debts. The collapse of the airliner has seen a number of low […]

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Zimbabwean student in court for modeling without underwear

Zimbabwean Student in Court for Modelling Without Underwear A Zimbabwean college student who allegedly took part in a modelling contest without any underwear has appeared in court in the capital Harare, state media reported on Tuesday. Panashe Zhaware, 21, is alleged to have walked the ramp in a full-length fuchsia pink dress with a revealing split all the way up […]

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