Tag: Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwe has agreed to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers who lost their land through invasions 20 years. The money will compensate for improvements made to the land by farmers. It is being seen as an olive branch from the government and a step away from the antagonistic days of the late president Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube and veteran farmer Ben Freeth join CNBC Africa for more.
Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe, who died in September, left some properties in the capital, but no will naming his beneficiaries.
Two years ago, on November 18th, 2017, hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets in the spirit of peace, unity and hope, calling for a new start. For a new Zimbabwe. This is how things changed.
Mugabe's gone – if you are in business so what?
It was a World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa like no another as thousands of delegates from around the world descended on Cape Town, South Africa from the 4th-6th September.
A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe. According to a family spokesman, it is still not clear where the former leader will be buried.
Mixed reactions are pouring in from all over the world after the death of former President of Zimbabwe and leader of Zanu PF, Robert Mugabe – having ruled Zimbabwe for 39 years. Zimbabwean Political Analyst, Ibbo Mandaza joins CNBC Africa for more.
Hopes that the end of President Robert Mugabe’s ruinous rule in November 2017 would help put the country on a new path of peace and prosperity have long dissipated. Efforts by his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa to attract foreign investors, who are critical in reviving Zimbabwe’s ailing economy, have also largely failed.