Zimbabweans should brace up for hefty increases in electricity charges if they are to save the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) from further financial erosion that will plunge the parastatal into even much larger deficits.
Imported exotic foods, toys, beers, rice, salad creams, fish and soft drinks are now available in most supermarkets and grocery shops but looking at the prices one wonders whether Ogil funds should be used for such “luxury” items especially if there is no shortage of local substitutes.
An agronomist who is concerned about the report that fertiliser companies may be ripping peasant farmers by selling them excess fertiliser that does not necessarily boost their production(The Insider –February) has suggested that the farmers should take group action against the companies as well as Agritex officers.
Despite claims to the contrary, especially from scientists and medical practitioners, Zinatha appears to have made tremendous progress in finding a cure for the dreaded killer disease Aids.
It may be of some little consolation to our Zimbabwean doctors, especially junior doctors, to learn that they are not alone in their struggle to get better remuneration.