Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says ‘fiscal shock’ needed for reform

- Newly appointed Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube would like to employ a “big bang” economic reform program to the battered economy where unemployment is running above 80 percent, but recognises politics will limit the speed for change.…

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Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says ‘fiscal shock’ needed for reform

- Newly appointed Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube would like to employ a “big bang” economic reform program to the battered economy where unemployment is running above 80 percent, but recognises politics…

Theresa May statement: ‘I expect respect from the EU’

Theresa May says she wants to clarify several issues. She says she wants to be clear that the rights of EU citizens will be protected in the event of no deal. The…

BREAKING: At least 10 Zimbabweans killed in Limpopo bus crash

At least ten Zimbabweans have been killed and dozens injured when a bus rolled down an embankment on the N1 in Limpopo bus crash early on Friday. The bus transporting 59 passengers…

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South Africans anger over US President Trump’s land reform tweet

South Africa’s presidency will seek clarification from the U.S. embassy about a tweet from President Donald Trump about land reform, state broadcaster reported…

Zimbabwe enters another politically crucial week

Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the constitutional court to hear a petition filed…

Sports News

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin fight tonight : What is our prediction?

What is it? Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin in another huge world-heavyweight clash, and it's very, very nearly upon us. The Russian is the mandatory…

Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since recovering from brain surgery. The Manchester United icon, 76, underwent emergency surgery…

South Africa

BREAKING: At least 10 Zimbabweans killed in Limpopo bus crash

At least ten Zimbabweans have been killed and dozens injured when a bus rolled down…

Doing land reform badly ‘puts South Africa at huge risk’

A plan to expropriate land without compensation will benefit a small number of citizens if…

South Africa’s constitutional court legalises private cannabis use

South Africa's top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use is legal in a…

Sports News

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin fight tonight : What is our prediction?

What is it? Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin in another huge world-heavyweight clash, and it's very,…

Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since recovering from…

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao rematch to be finalised this week

MANNY PACQUIAO says details of his sensational rematch against Floyd Mayweather will be finalised this…

World News

Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of…

United States Fighter Jets Fire Warning Flares to Russian Aircraft over Syria

Two US fighter jets fired warning flares on Wednesday after two Russian jets entered an agreed de-confliction zone over Syria.…

Saudi Arabia finally lift 35-year ban on cinemas

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful…

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Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin fight tonight : What is our prediction?

What is it? Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin in another huge world-heavyweight clash, and it's very,…

Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since recovering from…

Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing…

Emmerson Mnangagwa says he won't overstay his welcome as Zimbabwe's President - CNN

Mnangagwa says he won’t overstay his welcome as Zimbabwe’s President

In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour in New York, Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa says he…

Nigeria

BREAKING: Benue family finally rescued from kidnappers

Two of the occupants of a Sienna car kidnapped along 9th Mile expressway, Enugu State during the weekend have been rescued. 22-year-old…

Twitter appoints ex-Nigerian minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board

Nigeria’s former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed to the board of Twitter. She will be replacing Marjorie Scardino, the former…

Ebola outbreak: Nigeria imposes airport screenings

NIS spokesperson Sunday James told Report Focus News that immigration officials would tighten vigilance at airports and make more use of thermometers…

Three Kidnapped Nigerian Catholic sisters ‘freed’

Six people including three Catholic sisters who were kidnapped in November last year in Nigeria's southern Edo state have been released, the Vanguard…

Business

Gupta brother ‘threatened to kill’ top South African finance official

South Africa's former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has alleged that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta threatened to kill him if he ever…

Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map

Harare – Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is enjoying a rebound with visitors returning in hordes to see the majestic Victoria Falls following two…

Africa-India trade records 10-fold growth, report shows

Trade between Africa and India rose more than 10-fold between 2001 and 2014, making India Africa’s fourth-largest national trading partner, according to…

Tobacco sales this season could easy cash crisis in Zimbabwe

By Beaven Dhliwayo HARARE – Latest data from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board on Friday show that the golden leaf has…