Business News

ZiG currency surges in first week of trading amid market skepticism

ZiG currency surges in first week of trading…

By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe’s newly launched gold-backed currency, known as the Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG), has hit the ground

Zimbabwe informal traders ditch ‘worthless’ Zimdollar before new currency debuts

Zimbabwe informal traders ditch ‘worthless’ Zimdollar before new…

By Reuters HARARE: Zimbabwean informal traders are refusing to accept the local dollar for fear it will be

Zimbabwe’s new ZiG currency strengthens on second day of trading

Zimbabwe’s new ZiG currency strengthens on second day…

By Bloomberg Zimbabwe’s new gold-backed currency the ZiG strengthened a day after its debut, even as it roiled

ZiG enters gangster economy amid roaring inflation – what could go wrong?

ZiG enters gangster economy amid roaring inflation –…

By Ed Stoddard I Daily Maverick Take a failed mafia state, a gangster economy and roaring inflation, and

ZiG money officially debuts in Zimbabwe’s sixth effort at a revamped currency

ZiG money officially debuts in Zimbabwe’s sixth effort…

By Bloomberg News Stock exchange rebases share prices to new currency, says ceo Parallel market cut off as

ZIG ZAG: Central bank says new ZiG notes only available by April 30 amid banking chaos

ZIG ZAG: Central bank says new ZiG notes…

By Business Reporter THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issued a statement late Saturday saying the ZiG notes

Banking chaos over new currency; ZimSwitch, EcoCash services unavailable

Banking chaos over new currency; ZimSwitch, EcoCash services…

By Bloomberg News HARARE: Banking was disrupted across Zimbabwe as lenders rushed to convert all Zimbabwe dollar account

‘Bond note by another name’ – Chamisa says new ZiG currency doomed to fail

‘Bond note by another name’ – Chamisa says…

By Staff Reporter OPPOSITION politician Nelson Chamisa has warned that the newly introduced Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG) currency as

Entertainment

US: Zimbabwe’s Mokoomba brings dynamic Afro-fusion performance to Williams College

US: Zimbabwe’s Mokoomba brings dynamic Afro-fusion performance to Williams College

By Isabella Hayden I Williams College Massachusetts: A large crowd gathered in Chapin Hall on Friday, April 5 for

Sean Paul helped bring dancehall to the masses; with a new tour, he’s ready to do it all over again

Sean Paul helped bring dancehall to the masses; with a…

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: It has been 21 years since Sean Paul’s dancehall anthem “Get Busy” topped the

EU Ambassador to Zimbabwe takes on #AmbassadorsCookoffChallenge

EU Ambassador to Zimbabwe takes on #AmbassadorsCookoffChallenge

By Public Affairs Team, EU Delegation to Zimbabwe HARARE: Zimbabweans recently witnessed a delightful culinary showdown as several

The 10 best southern African songs right now; find out Zimbabwe’s entries

The 10 best southern African songs right now; find out…

Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe are well represented in this month’s mixed bag of songs to listen

Law enforcement raids Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’s properties in LA and Miami

Law enforcement raids Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’s properties in LA and…

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Two properties belonging to music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs in Los Angeles and Miami

South Africa’s Tyla releases debut album after Grammy win

South Africa’s Tyla releases debut album after Grammy win

By Reuters NEW YORK: South African singer-songwriter Tyla releases her self-titled debut album on Friday, fresh off her

UK: Inside Munya Chawawa’s rise to stardom after being bullied as a child and growing up in Zimbabwe

UK: Inside Munya Chawawa’s rise to stardom after being bullied…

By Daily Mail  UK LONDON: Munya Chawawa showcased his baking skills at the Celebrity Bake Off tent on

How Zimbabwe’s music industry can harness digital sphere

How Zimbabwe’s music industry can harness digital sphere

By UNESCO HARARE: According to Statista, the digital music market in Africa is expected to see a significant

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International

Suspected Islamist rebels kill at least 10 in eastern DR Congo

Suspected Islamist rebels kill at least…

By Reuters BENI: Suspected Islamist rebels killed at least 10 civilians in an attack on Friday near the

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Iran launches retaliatory attack on Israel with hundreds of drones, missiles

Iran launches retaliatory attack on Israel…

By Reuters JERUSALEM: Iran launched explosive drones and fired missiles at Israel late on Saturday in its first

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At least 13 people are killed and an estimated 15,000 displaced by flooding in Kenya

At least 13 people are killed…

By Associated Press NAIROBI: Heavy rains pounding different parts of Kenya have led to the deaths of at

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