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Zimbabwe opposition backs down from protest to avoid 'blood in the streets'

HARARE – Zimbabwe's main opposition party called off planned anti-government demonstrations on Friday, saying it aimed to avert bloodshed after police rounded up its followers and dispersed them with batons and water cannon. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) ), which accuses President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of repression and economic mismanagement, had called a demonstration for Friday as the start …

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Huawei threatens legal action against The Wall Street Journal

Huawei has issued a legal letter to The Wall Street Journal, following a report which alleged that the Chinese company aided cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia. Huawei said the report's allegations were "neither a fair nor a responsible representation of Huawei's legitimate business activities in these countries." The company said it provided information to The Wall Street Journal which …

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Zimbabwe has a plan to end a 20-year standoff with creditors

Zimbabwe's government has said it is ready to settle with global lenders, sell assets and make the difficult spending decisions needed for financial recovery. But with opposition protests against plunging living standards scheduled in cities nationwide, in a race against time. In an exclusive interview with Bloomberg News on Thursday, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube dismissed rapid acceleration inflation as "wage …

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Greenland calls on Trump's buyer interest

Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is investigating whether it might be possible for the United States to buy the mineral-rich Arctic island. Trump has expressed interest in the autonomous part of Denmark – which is mostly covered in ice – and is asking advisers if it is …

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Gift of the Givers joins search for two SA missing teachers in Vietnam

Mushfiq Daniels. Picture: Supplied Johannesburg – John Bothma and Mushfiq Daniels lived in the same city, came from the same country, worked as teachers, and then vanished under mysterious circumstances. They did not appear to know each other, but The similarities between the two men are what the humanitarian organization Gift of the Givers wants to investigate in the hope …

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All Blacks' intense chin before the Wallabies match

If you missed the All Blacks 'pre-match haka due to SuperSport ' s delayed start to the Bledisloe Cup broadcast, here it is: Kapa O Pango. The Haka at Eden Park – there's nothing quite like it #NZLvAUS pic.twitter.com/sxjLRqHJCr – 10 Sports (@ 10SportAU) August 17, 2019 Source link

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Kariba falls from glory to ghost

The Herald Isdore Guvamombe Assistant Editor Kariba Dam, which for 60 years toured one of Africa's mightiest rivers – the Zambezi – impounding one of the world's largest reservoirs and providing reliable electricity to Zambia and Zimbabwe, has shriveled to a ghost of its former self. And, unfortunately, the future does not look like the past will ever return, as …

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Zimbabwe government panics: Analyst | ENCA

JOHANNESBURG – Political analyst Ibbo Mandaza, says the Zimbabwe government is in a panic. This follows violent clashes between police and the movement for supporters of democratic change in Harare on Friday. The police fired trains and violently removed the large group that gathered in the capital. READ: Several injured as Zimbabwean police, protesters clash in Harare The march was …

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JUST IN: President arrives in Tanzania

The Herald Darlington Musarurwa in DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania President Mnangagwa arrived here this afternoon for the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), where he is expected to officially assume the chair of a key organ that guarantees peace in the 16-member bloc. He was met at Julius Nyerere …

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