Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe did not come to the political forefront in 2014 when she helped to kick out Vice-President Joice Mujuru and become the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front Secretary for Women’s Affairs, she campaigned heavily in 2008 to make sure that her husband President Robert Mugabe, who had been beaten by the Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai in the first round of the presidential elections, won the second round.
President Robert Mugabe today said Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who had to hastily leave a youth rally in Gwanda on 12 August after a severe bout of vomiting and diarrhea was not poisoned but his doctors are still to establish what caused his illness.
More than 80 000 farmers have registered to grow tobacco in the upcoming 2017/18 season up from 56 450 in the previous season, statistics from the industry regulator have shown.
Zimbabwe’s gold production in the first seven months of the year jumped to 12.09 tonnes compared to 11.4 tonnes produced during the same period last year, an official said today.
Singer and businessman Energy Mutodi was yesterday remanded to 14 September on $200 bail over a facebook post in which he claimed that two cabinet ministers poisoned Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa.
First Mutual Holdings Limited’s shareholders voted to approve a $17.25 million rights issue which will finance the acquisition of an 80.92 percent stake in Zimbabwe’s largest short-term insurer NicozDiamond, at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) yesterday.