Denigrated by friends and lampooned at work, Jimson Hove had a reputation as a ruthless womaniser who would die of AIDS. The 24-year-old walked tall but was racked with worry and consumed by guilt – what on earth would people would think if they saw him checking out his HIV status at a downtown clinic?
Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF is planning a special vote to give veteran President Robert Mugabe a fresh five-year mandate as party leader, three sources said, strengthening his hand as rivals plot to succeed him. One member of the party’s politburo told Reuters the 93-year-old president could also use the party election in December to end divisions
A decade ago, Africa was regarded as one of the key geographic regions to follow. Rich in mineral resources and a fast-growing middle-class population, the continent was expected to be a key business opportunity for early pioneers. With average GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa more than halving from 3.4% in 2015 to just 1.5% in
Zimbabwe’s government said on Wednesday it would crack down on social media users it accused of spreading false rumours of shortages and causing panic buying of fuel and other goods. Most service stations in Harare have been without fuel since Monday amid a mounting economic crisis, and long queues have formed at the few outlets