Africa

Mugabe Demands Salary In Cash… ‘he’s Been Getting $20 000 A Month’

Former president Robert Mugabe doesn’t want to join cash-starved Zimbabwe’s bank queues: he wants to get his money out in cash – just like he’s always done. It’s emerged that the 94-year-old was getting $20 000 a month in cash while he was president – while telling ordinary citizens they should adopt plastic money. Lump […]

International

History made as Donald Trump finally meets Kim Jung-un, says ‘The fact that I am having a meeting with North Korea is a major loss for the losers and haters’

US President, Donald Trump is holding a history-making summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un in Singapore where he has said ‘it’s an honor’ that he expects will blossom into ‘a terrific relationship’ with the longtime U.S. antagonist. He also told reporters after a working lunch that he had a ‘really fantastic meeting’ with Kim and […]

Politics & Policy

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling Zanu-PF in this year’s election. Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the leader of opposition party the National Patriotic Front (NPF), which […]

Business & Economy

ZIMBABWE GETS ITS FIRST BILLIONAIRE

Telecom tycoon Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe’s first billionaire. According to a report by Forbes, Masiyiwa, 57 is now worth $1.7 billion. Masiyiwa controls Econet Group, a Zimbabwe-listed mobile phone company that also has investments in financial services, insurance, e-commerce, renewable energy, education, Coca-Cola bottling, hospitality and payment gateway solutions. Econet also has a Pay television outfit, Kwesé TV, […]

Sport

Success Stories

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Bamai Namata is a 26-year-old Cameroonian and founder of Maibeta. He noticed a problem anyone living on the continent has experienced in some capacity – the difficulty in finding trained technicians available at your hour of need. In response, he developed Maibeta.com, a digital on-demand service platform connecting people to professional technicians for repairs, maintenance and […]