Russia, China to ditch US dollar

MOSCOW and Beijing have inked an intergovernmental agreement to switch to national currencies in bilateral trade and boost cross-currency settlements up to 50 percent as they ramp up efforts to move a...

By Russia Today | Published: 01 July 2019


'Chamisa's Russian rigging plot claims childish'

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling Zanu-PF has rubbished MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's claims that it was colluding with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) in an elaborate plot to rig n...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2018


Russians join Mnangagwa bomb probe

FOUR Russian specialists have jetted into the country to assist the multi-agency security team investigating the Bulawayo "bombing" incident which claimed the lives of two local security agents, in an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018


Russian giant eyes Zim Gems

The world's largest diamond producer by output, Alrosa of Russia, is interested in investing in exploration and mining in Zimbabwe, while also exploring the prospects of bilateral co-operation in te...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018


Kwese brings Russia 2018 to Zimbabwe

ECONET Media's Kwesé yesterday said they will be broadcasting all the 64 Fifa World Cup matches on all its digital platforms.Speaking at a media briefing in the capital, head of Kwesé TV in Zimbabwe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 May 2018


Russia, Zimbabwe ink military deal

Zimbabwe and Russia plan to develop military-technical cooperation, in which the eastern European country would intensify its supply of weapons to the Zimbabwean army.This came out during meetings bet...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 March 2018


Russia to set up industrial zone in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe and Russia yesterday signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) one of which seeks to facilitate the setting up of a Russian industrial zone here.The MoUs were signed at Munhumutapa Gov...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 March 2018


Russians eye Zim diamonds

Visiting Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says top Russian mining firms are interested in investing in the Zimbabwean diamond industry.Addressing a press conference soon after meeting with Presi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 March 2018


Russia eyes Zim's diamonds and platinum

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday met with Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa and discussed possible military co-operation as well as plans to boost economic ties.Lavrov, w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 March 2018


Russian billionaire in Zim for fertilizer deals

Russian fertilizer billionaire Dmitry Mazepin arrived in Harare on Tuesday afternoon to explore opportunities in Zimbabwe's agro-chemical sector, the latest mogul to peek into the country as President...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 February 2018


Rio, Russians query Zim diamond mines merger

Rio Tinto (Rio) and Russia's DTZ Ozgeo are yet to agree on Zimbabwe's mandatory merger of diamond firms, with the two seeking clarity on the proposal.This comes as a week ago, Mines minister Walter Ch...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2015


Chinamasa, Chidhakwa in Russia to court investors

Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa are in Moscow to court investors for  the mining sector.The visit is in resp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 July 2014


Russian tycoon risks losing Zim assets

RUSSIAN billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov's Renaissance Capital stands to lose financial and fixed assets in Zimbabwe after its former country boss Terence Mukupe dragged the investment group to the High ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 December 2013


Russian firm buys into Zimbabwe platinum field

A group of companies which includes state-owned Rostec and Vneshekonombank is buying a 40% stake in a project to develop the world's second largest platinum field in Zimbabwe. The consortium will inv...

By Business reporter | Published: 14 August 2013


Russia's Mark Zuckerberg offers Edward Snowden a job

New York-Just as Edward Snowden got out of the Moscow airport, he landed a job offer.Russia granted temporary asylum on Thursday to the infamous former contractor for the National Security Agency. On ...

By CNN News | Published: 06 August 2013


Pep Guardiola will feel the heat

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has piled the pressure on Pep Guardiola to succeed at Bayern Munich following Jupp Heynckes' spectacular last season in charge.Heynckes guided Bayern to a histori...

By Sports reporter | Published: 05 July 2013


Russian fixer handed rich platinum concession in Zimbabwe

MOSCOW - A Russian fixer handed an "exclusive licence" to develop the Darwendale platinum deposits in 2006 has said he is ready to bail-out and sell his shares on the open  market if the multi-m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


Russian tycoon eyes ZSE listed company

NIKOLAY Varenko, the Russian billionaire angling to acquire Cairns Holdings, is expected in Harare next week for talks with the Government on the possibility of buying the entire stake in the Zimbabw...

By Golden Sibanda I Herald | Published: 10 June 2013


Russian company eyes Turnall Holdings stake

A Russian resources company hand entered the race for the acquisition of asbestos products manufacturer, Turnall Holdings.This move has raised the stakes in a bid that could see potential suitors ad...

By Business reporter | Published: 10 June 2013

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