Tag: Zimbabwe Defence Forces

MDC’s Nelson Chamisa speaks out on Zimbabwe sanctions, dialogue and elective congress

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has again called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe. This is after United States extended sanctions by one year saying they will only be lifted, if Harare has implemented certain reforms. Joining CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha to speak on the sanctions, legitimacy issue, elective congress and the current economic challenges facing Zimbabwe is MDC Leader Nelson Chamisa.

Zimbabwe needs bold reforms, productivity not a new currency – Arthur Mutambara

There has been a huge call for Zimbabwe to engage in a national dialogue to resolve the country’s economic crisis. The country’s reserve bank governor recently introduced a new currency known as Real Time Gross Transfer dollars or ‘RTGS dollars’ as a measure to address its currency problem. For more on the dialogue issue, the newly introduced currency, and role South Africa and SADC should play in resolving Zim crisis; CNBC Africa spoke to Former Zimbabwe Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara.

How Zimbabweans are surviving exorbitant food prices

Zimbabwe has been struggling with a knock to the price of food and other goods as inflation has increased massively. For more on the impact of the dire situation In Zimbabwe CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to people on the ground who have been affected the most by the economic crisis.

Motlanthe Commission report on Zimbabwe’s post-election killings labelled ‘white wash’

On Tuesday afternoon Former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe released his commission report about Zimbabwe’s post-election violence. The report suggested that the police and military were the culprits of the chaos that had occurred but Advocate Chadya Tapiwa Diamond believes that the inquiry’s finding was just a waste of tax payer’s money. He joins CNBC Africa to explain why.

Zimbabwe riot police break up MDC Alliance press conference

It was a throwback to the bad old days in Harare when riot police broke up an opposition press conference and chased journalists away. There was chaos at an attempted press conference by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa less than 24 hours after the election results were announced.

Zimbabwe diaspora, Transnet win $400mn NRZ tender

Zimbabwe diaspora, Transnet win $400mn NRZ tender

Mnangagwa, military share spoils of victory

Mnangagwa, military share spoils of victory

Op-Ed: After Mugabe: why the role of Zimbabwe’s army can’t be trusted

Yvonne Rowa, University of Adelaide Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s forced resignation invites a re-examination of the military’s role in political affairs. While a professional military is typically expected to refrain from politics,...