Feb. 28, 2020
Zimbabwe and Botswana are poised to sign seven agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) today when Presidents Mnangagwa and Mokgweetsi Masisi meet to mark the climax of the four-day Second Zimbabwe-Botswana Bi-National Commission.
Jan. 15, 2020
Government has signed a landmark currency swap deal with the People’s Republic of China that is set increase trade between the two countries and reduce the use of scarce foreign currency resources. The currency swap deal is the indication of strong bilateral relations between the two countries.
Jan. 12, 2020
President Xi Jinping’s top diplomat and Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi has arrived in the country on an assignment by the Asian country’s leader, seen as a special show of strong commitment by Beijing to grow relations with Harare in 2020.
Feb. 28, 2018
ZIMBABWE and Botswana have upgraded their relations from a Joint Commission to Bi-National Commission in a move that will see the presidents of both nations meeting annually to digest important socio-political and economic matters. President Mnangagwa and Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi witnessed the signing of the Bi-National Commission by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo and Botswana’s International Affairs and Cooperation Minister, Dr Unity Dow, on Saturday on the sidelines of the just-ended 38th sadc summit held in Windoek, Namibia.
Oct. 22, 2019
The President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Sochi-Russia to attend the Russia/Africa Summit beggining on 23 October 2019.
Sept. 24, 2019
President Mnangagwa faces a hectic schedule during the 74th Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 74) with a long list of crucial bilateral meetings lined up with representatives of countries, international bodies, multilateral agencies and business, including global media gurus. President Mnangagwa will attend the official opening of the summit by UN secretary-general Mr Antonio Guterres before holding bilateral discussions with United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa Mr Andrew Stephenson.
Aug. 29, 2019
Rwanda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zimbabwe that will see the two countries cooperating and exchanging experiences from the extractive industries to develop their respective mining sectors, according to reports. Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board Minister Francis Gatare was in Harare where he signed the deal on behalf of Rwanda while Zimbabwe’s Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando signed on behalf of his government.
Aug. 30, 2019
President Mnangagwa met Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a crucial engagement earmarked to strengthen bilateral ties between Zimbabwe and the world’s third largest economy. The two leaders met on the final day of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) summit. Briefing Zimbabwean journalists in Japan soon after the meeting, President Mnangagwa said the engagement with Prime Minister Abe was ‘fruitful’.
Aug. 26, 2019
The 2019 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), where Zimbabwe is expected to sign some memoranda of understanding with players in the Japanese economy and court investors from the Asian country, will kick-off on in Yokohama, Japan. One of the memoranda of understanding will be between Zimbabwe’s premier trade promotion body, ZimTrade, and JETHRO of Japan to be signed on the sidelines of the conference.
Aug. 21, 2019
Zimbabwe and Russia have concluded multi-billion dollar deals in various sectors of the economy ranging from energy, mining, tourism, health, agriculture and media, a development that is expected to ensure that Harare realise the objective of Vision 2030, a Cabinet Minister said. The deals were negotiated by President Mnangagwa in January when he visited Moscow and were concluded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo when he was in that country in early August 2019. 30th Cabinet Decision Matrix with report on Russian engagement mission
Aug. 15, 2019
Zimbabwe's Special Envoy, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo yesterday met Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi and delivered a special message from President Mnangagwa. Ambassador Khaya Moyo further discussed matters of “mutual interest” with President Nyusi. Ambassador Khaya Moyo has been on a tour of Southern Africa where he has also met with His Majesty, King Mswati III of eSwatini, Lesotho Prime Minister Dr Thomas Thabane and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. In all the instances, Ambassador Khaya Moyo delivered special messages from President Mnangagwa and held discussions on matters of mutual interest.
Aug. 3, 2019
Russo-Zimbabwe economic co-operation continues to scale new heights, with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo leading a high-powered delegation to the Third Session of the Zimbabwe-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation which will be held in Moscow, Russia, from August 5 to 7.
Aug. 30, 2019
Electricity supplies are expected to improve significantly following a payment plan that was agreed on by Zimbabwe and South African power utility, Eskom, coupled with a US$2 million import facility through a local financial institution. This was said by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa while addressing the media on the 27th Cabinet decision matrix in Harare. Furthermore, ZESA is now accessing 300MW during off-peak hours. This additional power is availed through the Southern African Power Pool Day Ahead Market under a US$2 million facility which was mobilised by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company.
July 30, 2019
The eighth session of the Zimbabwe-Tanzania Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation (JPCC) began in Harare with the two governments preparing to sign agreements on economic, industry and trade cooperation, as well as agriculture, transport and tourism.
July 25, 2019
The Municipality of Chinhoyi and Dongyang City of Zhezhiang Province in China signed a twinning arrangement. The programme is part of a twinning arrangement between Zhezhiang Province and the provinces of Mashonaland West and Matabeleland North, with Chinese investors expected to take advantage of available opportunities in various economic sectors.
Nov. 3, 2018
India's Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu flew into the country and immediately pledged to strengthen relations between New Delhi and Harare.
May 25, 2019
Zimbabwe and China signed three cooperation agreements focusing on the economy and social services, as the two all-weather friends take their relations to another level. The agreements were signed in Harare after marathon closed discussions between the Zimbabwe delegation headed by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, and the Chinese economic and trade delegation led by the Vice Minister of Commerce, Mr Qian Keming. In an interview after the signing ceremony, Minister Moyo said; “What was being signed here were basically three agreements. The first one, as you are aware, our cooperation between China and Zimbabwe is guided within eight principles and all eight initiatives, and these initiatives are the ones which guide the framework of cooperation, whether it is an industrial initiative or it is a technological initiative or it’s people-to-people initiative, (or) it is financial initiative.