G40 kingpin accuses Britain of aiding Zanu-PF

Sulking nephew of former president Robert Mugabe, Patrick Zhuwao - who was among alleged kingpins of the vanquished Generation 40 (G40) faction - has accused the British government of aiding Zanu-PF i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2018


Britain increasingly willing to cosy up to nasty regimes

LONDON - What the crowd lacked in size, it made up for in noise. Fifty or so people waved Turkish flags and shouted their support for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he gave a speech at a think-tank in Londo...

By Economist | Published: 21 June 2018


'Britain is fully behind us,' claims Shiri

Britain fully backs the new Zimbabwe government and its economic turnaround efforts, Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has said.He said Britain had expressed its support and confidence in President ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


How Britain shifted policy on Zimbabwe

BRITAIN has shifted its foreign policy on Zimbabwe which was previously anchored on seeking to influence political change via opposition political parties, and is now pushing for change from within Za...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018


British govt banking on Mnangagwa

EVIDENCE of Britain's meddlesome support for President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration and that he is their preferred choice to lead Zimbabwe after this year's general elections in July is mountin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018


Britain called out for 'open support to Mnangagwa'

Britain's alleged staunch support for Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pushed it into an increasingly acrimonious corner, with opposition and diplomats warning that the former colonial powe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018


Chamisa warns Britain

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa yesterday complained that the British government was overlooking crucial democratic reforms in favour of managing political stability in Zimbabwe, wa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 May 2018


Mnangagwa declares row with Britain over

President Mnangagwa yesterday declared over the more than two decades-long quarrel with the United Kingdom over, stressing his administration prefers dialogue with all nations in place of acrimony. He...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2018


Britain, China throw weight behind Mnangagwa

ZIMBABWE's upcoming general elections could have divided world leaders' opinion, with Britain and China throwing their weight behind President Emmerson Mnangagwa's candidature at a time the United Sta...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 April 2018


Britain to host Zimbabwe investment forum

Britain will next week host a high-level investment forum on Zimbabwe, the African country's state news agency New Ziana reported Friday.Dubbed "Zimdaba London 2018," the conference, which will be att...

By Xinhua | Published: 12 March 2018


Britain expresses optimism about Zim's future

BRITAIN has expressed optimism for Zimbabwe's future following the peaceful transition last November that saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding ex-President Robert Mugabe.British Secretary of St...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 February 2018


Britain, EU divided over Zimbabwe funding

SHARP differences have emerged between Britain and its counterparts in the European Union over the funding and support to be given to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration ahead of the make-or...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 February 2018


Britain seeks new page with Zimbabwe

Britain is looking forward to closely working with Zimbabwe's new administration led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in various areas, including opening a new page where investments beneficial to the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 February 2018


Britain's StanChart bails out Zimbabwe govt

THE Zimbabwean government has committed to paying the US$1,2 billion arrears to the World Bank by April this year, as the first step towards unlocking fresh funding from multilateral institutions, but...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 January 2018


Britain scaling up its re-engagement with Zim

BRITAIN is working on scaling up its re-engagement with Zimbabwe with its new Africa Minister Mrs Harriett Baldwin expected to visit the country soon.The outgoing Africa Minister Mr Rory Stewart was t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 January 2018


Queen seeking to reconcile Britain with Zim

THE Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, is seeking to reconcile Britain with Zimbabwe and is pinning hopes on the latter rejoining the Commonwealth.There are indications Zimbabwe and Britain wi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 January 2018


Britain charms Zimbabwe

THE country's economic players and the generality of Zimbabweans have welcomed Britain's intention to bail Zimbabwe out of World Bank and African Development Bank arrears and foreign currency shortage...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2017


Britain to help solve Zimbabwe cash crisis

Britain could take steps to stabilise Zimbabwe's currency system and extend a bridging loan to help it clear World Bank and African Development Bank arrears, but such support depends on "democratic pr...

By Reuters | Published: 30 November 2017


'Be patient with Zimbabwe,' says British envoy

THE British government has expressed optimism that the country's new dispensation will usher positive changes that are desirable for Zimbabweans and the world.In a statement, Britain's Minister for Af...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 November 2017


Briatain's Minister of Africa returns from Zim

Minister for Africa Rory Stewart has just returned from a visit to Zimbabwe. The visit follows the historic resignation of President Robert Mugabe who had held power for 37 years.Minister for Africa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 November 2017


Britain pledges to work closely with Zim

Britain has pledged to work closely with the new Zimbabwean Government, with a view to turn around the economy following the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country's new leader ye...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2017


ANC concerned by Britain's reaction to Mugabexit

African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has expressed concern over Britain's excitement about changes to Zimbabwe's leadership.After Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, reacti...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 November 2017


British business leaders plan campaign for EU exit

A group of British business leaders and entrepreneurs are preparing to launch a campaign for Britain to leave the European Union at a planned membership referendum, a major donor to the UK Independenc...

By Reuters | Published: 22 June 2015

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