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Fastjet to introduce Bulawayo-Johannesburg route

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The Chronicle Kiyapili Sibanda, Business Correspondent LOW-COST airline Fastjet Zimbabwe says it will early next month introduce the Bulawayo-Johannesburg route and has lined up 22 scheduled flights per week. The scheduled flights, which will begin on December 5, include two daily flights from Monday to Friday and a single flight on Sunday. In a statement, Fastjet chief […]

Zimbabweans urged to unite in fight against sanctions

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The Chronicle Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter ZANU-PF United Kingdom/European Union Youth League says Zimbabweans from across the political divide should continuously call for the removal of the illegal sanctions as the embargo is frustrating the flow of foreign direct investment. Last month, Zanu-PF United Kingdom/EU branch also participated in Anti-Sanctions Campaign by petitioning British Prime […]

Soccer-Ethiopia stun Ivory Coast, Madagascar bag record win

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JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind to stun the Ivory Coast with a 2-1 victory in their Group K clash in Bahir Dar on Tuesday. Serge Aurier gave the Ivorians an early lead when he knocked in […]

China says Zimbabwe is understating financial support

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HARARE, Nov 19 (Reuters) – China accused Zimbabwe on Tuesday of understating its financial help to the southern African nation, after budget figures released last week showed that major ally Beijing ranked poorly on the list of Harare’s foreign donors. Zimbabwe faces its worst economic crisis in a decade, which has been exacerbated by a […]

Zimbabwe Central Bank Halves Main Rate Despite Soaring Inflation

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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s central bank said on Monday it would halve its main lending rate to 35% as it sought to boost an economy facing its worst crisis in a decade. The decision marked a sharp change in policy after September’s rate rise. The bank’s Monetary Policy Committee said it now felt there was […]

WHO, AU Join Forces to Boost Health in Africa

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The World Health Organization and African Union pledged Monday to join forces to work toward universal health coverage on the continent. The pledge grew out of the “Addis Ababa Call to Action,” a recent agreement among AU countries to increase domestic investment in health. At a special signing ceremony, the heads of the World Health […]

In Uganda, Dissidents Adapt to Evade Huawei Assisted Government Spying

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On Aug. 13, 2018, Bobi Wine was in campaign mode. The popular musician-turned-parliamentarian was attending a rally for Kassiano Wadri, a politician from Uganda’s Arua region, in the north of the country. There, Wine says, government forces ambushed, arrested and tortured him. On his Facebook page, Wine later shared his ordeal. “The marks on my […]

Crunch African taxation conference kicks off

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The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu in Kampala, Uganda THE 4th International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA) kicks off here today with regional tax administrators, policy makers and key stakeholders expected to tackle challenges facing governments in domestic revenue generation and dealing with digital taxation in particular.  The high level indaba comes at a time when […]