Zimbabwean abattoirs have successfully lobbied government to scrap a levy on raw skin and hide exports till the local leather industry has recovered, according to a confidential industry report.
Australian-listed junior miner Prospect Resources Limited says the first product samples from its Arcadia Lithium project in Harare are in high demand from potential customers in Asia, Europe and United States and believes it will secure a market for its lithium.
Former United States ambassador to Zimbabwe Christopher Dell, who was later to disparage Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai, said Tsvangirai was the “heart and soul” of the MDC and without him the party would not exist.
The Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai Youth Assembly today accused President Robert Mugabe of stealing a huge chunk of the $15 billion that he said was missing from the country’s diamond proceeds.
Broken chair The Sunday Times today reported that Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe went on a rampage when she was called to the hotel where her two sons were and it took security guards an hour before they could escort her and her entourage off the premises.
Regional cement maker Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) says its Zimbabwe operation recorded double digit volume growth in the quarter ended June, attributable to investment in the Harare mill.