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Zimbabwean major honoured with UN military gender advocate award

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Zimbabwean military observer Major Winnet Zhahare was today (Thursday, 26 May) named the 2021 United Nations (UN) Military Gender Advocate of the Year –...

SADC top man meets Mnangagwa

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The numbers read seven down, nine to go for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) executive secretary’s undertaking to meet the leaders of all...

Zim food aid for Moz

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A Zimbabwean presidential pledge saw a thousand tons of staple food assistance delivered to displaced Mozambicans at the weekend. President Emmerson Mnangagwa made the pledge...

Zimbabwe sending troops to Mozambique

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Zimbabwe will be sending 304 soldiers to Mozambique to help train soldiers to fight Islamist insurgents in the northern Cabo Delgado province. Zimbabwe’s defence minister...

Zimbabwe army commander dies from cancer – presidential spokesman

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Zimbabwe’s army commander died early on Thursday after succumbing to cancer, the presidential spokesman said. The army holds an outsized influence in Zimbabwean politics. In...

ISS: Zimbabwe’s notorious youth service revived ahead of election season

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With anti-government activism on the rise, ZANU-PF sets its sights on winning the critical youth vote in 2023. Zimbabwe’s infamous National Youth Service (NYS), dubbed...

ISS: Mnangagwa regime continues to score own goals

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Attempts to extend the chief justice’s term show a disregard for the judiciary and for fixing the country’s tattered reputation. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime...

Zimbabwe court quashes criminal charges against journalist

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Zimbabwe's High Court on Wednesday quashed charges of communicating false information levelled against journalist and government critic Hopewell Chin’ono, saying the law used by...

Air Force of Zimbabwe takes delivery of H215 VIP transport helicopter

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The Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) has taken delivery of an Airbus H215 helicopter that is set to replace the aged Cougar helicopter currently...

Air Force of Zimbabwe AB412 crash kills four

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Three people have died after an Air Force of Zimbabwe Agusta Bell 412 helicopter crashed into a house on 23 April. In a statement, the...

Defence Minister’s Zimbabwe flight questioned again as extra costs revealed

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula lost three month’s pay and the ruling party paid what it was told to for unauthorised use...

ISS: South Africa’s deadly mix of explosives, extortion and organised crime

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The use of terrorist tactics by criminals highlights the urgency of dealing with smuggled explosives. On 30 January, armed robbers in Cape Town hijacked two...

Pilots killed in Air Force of Zimbabwe SF-260 trainer crash

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The Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) has confirmed the loss of two pilots who died when the SF-260 trainer aircraft they were flying crashed...

More questions about ZS-NAN’s September Zimbabwe flight

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Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s September flight to Zimbabwe has earned her “sufficient sanction” in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s words, but it appears the so-called "Uber flight"...

Zimbabwe court frees journalist charged with obstructing justice

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Zimbabwean journalist and government critic Hopewell Chin’ono was freed on bail on Friday after being arrested two weeks ago on charges of obstructing justice. Chin’ono’s...

Zimbabwe journalist Chin’ono denied bail after second arrest

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A court in Zimbabwe denied bail on Thursday for journalist and government critic Hopewell Chin’ono after his arrest last week on charges of obstruction...

Zimbabwe police again arrest journalist critical of government

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Zimbabwean police on Tuesday arrested for the second time a journalist who has been critical of the government, his lawyer said, adding this time...

ANC says it paid for Harare flight but DoD confirmation still...

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Indications are Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has not yet followed up on a Presidential instruction to inform him the ANC settled...

ANC billed R105 000 plus for SAAF jet flight

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The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has been billed R105 545.46 by government in the form of the Secretary for Defence to cover costs of...

Zimbabwe accuses opposition of gun-smuggling plot

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Zimbabwe’s state security minister on Monday alleged a plot by “rogue elements” in the opposition working with Western governments to smuggle in guns and...

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