In January, a photograph appeared in Zimbabwe’s media showing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa enjoying drinks with a friend.
The chair of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Rita Makarau says Zimbabwe will conduct its elections next year according to the law and will not repeat the Kenyan experience where presidential election results were nullified.
Harare magistrate Josephine Sande yesterday ruled that singer Energy Mutodi who is accused of undermining President Robert Mugabe through a facebook post in which he said Mugabe must be careful about the succession issue should stand trial.
China refused to endorse a United Nations resolution that would have allowed military intervention in Zimbabwe shortly after President Robert Mugabe won the presidential elections in June 2008 when Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out, because it believed that Tsvangirai was the problem and not the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front leader.
Before she landed herself in hot diplomatic water by allegedly attacking a South African model with a power cord, Zimbabwe’s notoriously ill-tempered first lady, Grace Mugabe, joined the clamour for her aged husband Robert to name a successor.
Zimbabwe’s demand for maize seed has risen by 50 percent to 37 500 tonnes in the period between 2000 and 2017, Agriculture ministry permanent secretary Ringson Chitsiko said today.