UK to block Harare's Commonwealth return

Britain's minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin says her country supports an extension of EU sanctions against Zimbabwe and will not back its plan to return to the Commonwealth.The frosty relationship ...

By Business Day | Published: 06 February 2019


Mnangagwa's Commonwealth bid hits snag

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's bid to rejoin former British colonies' club, the Commonwealth, as part of his re-engagement efforts with the West, appears to have hit a snag after the ex-colonial maste...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 January 2019


Commonwealth drops bombshell on Chamisa's demands

THE Commonwealth election observer mission to Zimbabwe yesterday dropped a bombshell, describing electoral reform demands by opposition MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa ahead of Mond...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018


Zanu-PF holds talks with Commonwealth team

Zanu-PF yesterday hosted a Commonwealth delegation which is in the country to assess preparedness for harmonised elections set for July 30.The team was deployed to Zimbabwe on an assessment mission be...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018


Commonwealth poll assessment team in Zimbabwe

A seven-member Commonwealth membership assessment team is on a five-day visit to observe the pre-election environment as part of a broader informal assessment of the situation in the country after Zim...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018


Commonwealth delegation Zimbabwe-bound

COMMONWEALTH secretary-general Ms Patricia Scotland will "imminently" dispatch a high-level delegation to Zimbabwe to assess the country's eligibility to rejoin the group following the country's expre...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018


Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the Commonwealth, the group said on Monday, marking a major step in the country's international re-engagement after Robert Mugabe was ousted last year.Mugabe angrily pul...

By AFP | Published: 21 May 2018


Zim denied Commonwealth observer status

FOREIGN Affairs and International Trade minister Sibusiso Moyo will today make a presentation at a breakfast meeting on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018


Zimbabwe for Commonwealth Summit

Zimbabwe has been invited to the Commonwealth Heads of State Summit that begins in Britain tomorrow and ends next Sunday, marking the latest high-level sign of thawing of relations between Harare and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018


Zim ready to rejoin Commonwealth

FOREIGN Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo told Parliament yesterday Zimbabwe was negotiating its way to rejoin the Commonwealth Club, following the country's unceremonious departure in 2003 over disputed...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018


Zimbabwe to rejoin the Commonwealth this year

Zimbabwe will rejoin the Commonwealth this year, and President Mnangagwa has formally informed the British government of this position, our Harare Bureau has gathered.The President has also - on top o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2018


'Zimbabwe free to rejoin Commonwealth'

The Commonwealth could consider restoring Zimbabwe's membership after the resignation of former president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday if the country holds free and fair elections and upholds human rights...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 November 2017

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