Tsvangirai calls for early congress in March, but no takers

By Tichaona Sibanda SW Radio Africa 24 January 2014 MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday moved a motion to call for an early congress in March, in an attempt to head off an expected challenge from his political rivals. The top leadership of the opposition party, the standing committee, met in Harare...

Zim starts abandoning use of falling SA rand

By Alex Bell SW Radio Africa 24 January 2014 A growing number of public institutions, businesses and individuals are beginning to abandon the use of the South African rand, with the value of the neighbouring currency continuing to weaken. The rand’s value has been steadily falling this year, reaching a...

Rowdy ZANU PF youths disrupt US Embassy event

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 24 January 2013 About 30 rowdy ZANU PF youths Wednesday barged into a US Embassy function in Masvingo, disturbed the proceedings and assaulted one journalist forcing the event to end prematurely, reports said Friday. A Southern Eye report said the youths, who were...

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