BRIEF-Ok Zimbabwe announces retirement of chief executive officer
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BRIEF-Ok Zimbabwe announces retirement of chief executive officer

Feb 1 (Reuters) – Ok Zimbabwe Ltd : * Says Willard Zireva, the Co’s chief executive officer, will leave the Co on March 31, 2017 * Says Willard…

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South Africa registering pesticides for use against maize-attacking armyworms
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South Africa registering pesticides for use against maize-attacking armyworms

THABAZIMBI, South Africa Feb 2 (Reuters) – South Africa’s agriculture ministry is registering pesticides for use against the fall armyworm in the event that tests confirm the presence…

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Soccer-Algeria know win over Senegal might not be enough
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Soccer-Algeria know win over Senegal might not be enough

By Mark Gleeson LIBREVILLE Jan 23 (Reuters) – Algeria are on the brink of elimination from the African Nations Cup knowing that even a victory over the already-qualified…

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Soccer-Tunisia book quarter-final berth with 4-2 win
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Soccer-Tunisia book quarter-final berth with 4-2 win

By Mark Gleeson LIBREVILLE Jan 23 (Reuters) – Tunisia kept up an impressive recent record of African Nations Cup quarter-final appearances by thumping Zimbabwe 4-2 to come second…

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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Tunisia book quarter-final berth with 4-2 win
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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Tunisia book quarter-final berth with 4-2 win

Naim Sliti, Youssef Msakni, Yassine Khenessi and Wahbi Khazri, with a penalty, wrapped up the win before the break to send Tunisia through with six points, a point…

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WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Senegal reach Nations Cup quarters, Algeria on the brink
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WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Senegal reach Nations Cup quarters, Algeria on the brink

Algeria, who were also among the pre-tournament favourites, are on the verge of an early exit, after they were beaten 2-1 by Tunisia in the group’s other game.…

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Soccer-Holders need vast improvement at Nations Cup
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Soccer-Holders need vast improvement at Nations Cup

By Mark Gleeson LIBREVILLE Jan 20 (Reuters) – Holders Ivory Coast will be looking for a vastly improved performance at the African Nations Cup when they meet the…

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UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe’s Econet to raise $130 million from rights issue
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UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe’s Econet to raise $130 million from rights issue

(Adds analyst, detail) By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE Jan 17 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s largest mobile telecoms company Econet Wireless plans to raise $130 million from shareholders to avoid defaulting…

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Southern African maize munching pest is South American invader
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Southern African maize munching pest is South American invader

“The tricky part with the fall armyworm is that it burrows into the plant whereas the African armyworm eats from outside,” Coillard Hamusimbi, the head of agri-business at…

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BRIEF-Falcon Gold Zimbabwe reports FY pre-tax loss of $2.3 mln
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BRIEF-Falcon Gold Zimbabwe reports FY pre-tax loss of $2.3 mln

Dec 30 (Reuters) – Falcon Gold Zimbabwe Ltd : * FY ended Sept 2016 revenue of $9.1 million versus $11.1 million year ago * FY loss before taxation…

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