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Space: Zimbabwe and Uganda launched their first satellites

They become the 13th and 14th African countries to have their own satellite in orbit. The spacecraft were launched on November 14 from the United States. They were sent into orbit as part of an international mission led by JAXA, the Japanese space agency. They join Egypt (9 satellites), South...
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Vinie Kouamou “The world needs science and science needs women”

Vinie Kouamou is a Cameroonian PhD student in Life and Environmental Sciences, specializing in HIV Molecular Virology. Her research is entitled “The effect of pre-treatment drug resistance on the effectiveness of dolutegravir (DTG) among adults who had initiated or re-initiated first-line antiretroviral therapy containing DTG in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study”....
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Zimbabwe: Satisfactory level of dams filling

According to the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa), the level of dams has risen to more than 79% following the incessant rains that have watered the country. Confirmation from Tsungirirai Shoriwa, Zinwa’s communications and marketing manager, who reported in a statement last week that the national level of dams currently...
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Zimbabwe: smuggling 60 kg of gold per month into Dubai

Attorney General Kumbirai Hodzi has just revealed that at least 60 kg of gold worth several million US dollars could be smuggled from Zimbabwe to Dubai every month. He assured that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA or National Prosecution Authority) and law enforcement officers are working around the clock on...
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Zimbabwe: Agribank restructuring ends in March

Dr Anxious Masuka, Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Reintegration, revealed that the restructuring of Agribank into a land bank is underway and should be completed by the end of March . The bank will then be able to provide investment support to A1, A2 and smallholder farmers not...
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Zimbabwe: continued diamond exploration in Chivi

The search for diamonds on Sese communal land in Chivi by the Murowa Diamond Company remains promising, but does not determine whether the area has any veins that can be commercially mined. A prospecting that has already been going on for 2 years....
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Zimbabwe: Solomon Nyanhongo at the head of Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank has just appointed Solomon Nyanhongo, a chartered accountant, a graduate of Nottignham Trent Uninersity, to the post of Managing Director with effect from January 1, 2021. He succeeds Joshua Tapambgwa who was at the head of this bank for 13 years. the new CEO joined Stanbic in 2003...
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