The price of bread, the only foodstuff whose price has been static for the past 10 months, is likely double when it is reviewed next.
Former police deputy commissioner, Emmanuel Rozario, who retired last month after being convicted on a charge of contempt of court and being fined $800, was essentially not a corrupt cop but may have tried to capitalise on the corruption he witnessed within the police force to protect his brother, sources say.
Zimbabweans will have to be more resourceful to obtain white maize meal as authorities are reported to have restricted the supply of white maize until the present stocks of yellow mealie meal have run out.
The announcement that the proposed National Social Security Scheme, which private insurance companies are strongly against, has been postponed for another year seems to indicate that the scheme may be a non-starter.
The intransigence of the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company which insists on running empty buses instead of lowering fares is clearly proving what proponents of privatisation have always argued for – no one really seems to care about the viability of the company as long as they get their fat cheques, bonuses and perks.
Home Affairs deputy Minister, Dumiso Dabengwa, seems to have developed a knack for opening lids that his bosses and compatriots would want to see remain closed.