News Analysis: American corporates beneficiaries of sanctions review

Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content On Friday, the United States relaxed sanctions on two Zimbabwean entities, the Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe, as it published a Federal Register scrapping stringent conditions to deal with the banks by American citizens. Andrea Gacki Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, which enforces sanctions said...

Breaking – US to amend Zim sanctions

Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content The United States of America will on Friday announce amendments to it’s sanctions programme on Zimbabwe, a notice from the US Treasury late Thursday said. The notice from the Treasury titled, “Publication of Amended Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations” said: “The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R....

Diplomatic implications of abduction, torture of MDC female activists

Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content A diplomatic fallout is afoot between Zimbabwe and Western countries over the alleged abduction, torture and humiliation of three female activists from the opposition MDC led by Nelson Chamisa. The three, Joanna Mamombe – a legislator in Harare West; Netsai Marova and Netsai Chimbiri who are officers in the party’s youth wing,...

President Xi’s global leadership stands out after WHO address

President Xi’s global leadership stands out after WHO address

Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content Chinese President Xi Jinping’s address to the World Health Organisation meeting on Monday showed that China has risen to global leadership, at a time the other major global power – the United States is suffering vacuous leadership and lack of moral authority under Donald Trump. President Xi announced that he was extending...

SA/Rhodie mercenary court case opens can of worms – Part 3 (Final)

SA/Rhodie mercenary court case opens can of worms – Part 3 (Final)

…Exposure of Gen Peter Walls …Fresh details about ‘Operation Uric’ Review & Mail Writer In August of 1978 and on order of Walls the Rhodesians attacked a ZANLA base with paratroopers. Some of these paratroopers were airlifted in DC7 aircraft, a four engined aeroplane not used by the Rhodesian Air Force but on charter for what was codenamed as Operation...

Why there’s controversy over abduction, torture of Zim female activists

Tichaona Zindoga Head of Content Earlier this week three young female activists from the opposition MDC, including Joanna Mamombe who is the legislator for Harare West, led a flash demonstration in Warren Park suburb against Government enforcement of Covid-19 regulations and the impact lockdown measures are having on poor households. The three female leaders were, according to pictures that circulated,...

SA/Rhodesian mercenary fight opens can of worms – Exclusive Part 2

SA/Rhodesian mercenary fight opens can of worms – Exclusive Part 2

…Selous Scouts atrocities, blood lust and no prisoners policy Review & Mail Writer Carton-Barber has told Review & Mail that as a member of a Rhodesian headquarters, that he was present at briefings where it was disclosed that several so called “terrorist atrocities” actually were the work of the Selous Scouts. Again there was an underlying theory. It being that...

Moza conflict and fighting extremism in Southern Africa

Moza conflict and fighting extremism in Southern Africa

Christopher Nyamandi Review & Mail Writer Rumours of war have spurred Zimbabwe into Mozambique to stem the potential of a faction that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. There are legal questions to this deployment and the Harare regime has only recently offered feeble denials. The government may have rushed into this war believing that this is going to...

SA/Rhodesian mercenary fight opens can of worms – Exclusive Part 1

SA/Rhodesian mercenary fight opens can of worms – Exclusive Part 1

Review & Mail Writer A two -year long legal battle pitting former South African and Rhodesian mercenaries, playing out in South African courts, could throw significant light in events, people at the tail end of the war of liberation – or the Rhodesian Bush War in the late 1970s. General Peter Walls is accused of having had prior knowledge of...

Zim fragility danger to children – Unicef

Zim fragility danger to children – Unicef

The current Covid-19 pandemic and the existing socio-economic problems, food insecurity and other factors faced by Zimbabwe have put the country’s children in a “even harder” position. Review & Mail’s Tichaona Zindoga engaged UNICEF ZIMBABWE to find out what the dynamics mean. Already, according to the world body, poverty has a child’s face in Zimbabwe. Of the 6.3 million boys...

Court orders State off Kasukuwere farm

Court orders State off Kasukuwere farm

Review & Mail Writer The High Court has interdicted the State from evicting Saviour Kasukuwere from his farm in the Mazowe area, Mashonaland Central. Kasukuwere, an exiled former Minister, in January got a letter from the Minister of Lands Perrance Shiri advising him that his Corncurpia Farm was being repossessed for purposes of resizing and redistribution. The matter is largely...

Covid-19: Zim’s adult rape crisis worsens

Covid-19: Zim’s adult rape crisis worsens

The current Covid-19 crisis, to which authorities have responded with Lockdown measures, have led to an increase in incidence of adult rape in Zimbabwean homes. Review & Mail ‘s Tichaona Zindoga (TZ) spoke with Memory Kadau (MK) of the Adult Rape Clinic to understand the phenomenon. TZ:   What new information have you gained regarding Adult Rape during the Covid-19 Lockdown in...