Zimbabwe is seen returning to positive economic activity in 2017 on improved agricultural performance but fiscal pressures remain, a leading research company has said.
The Movement for Democratic Change has expressed concern over increasing violence, which it blamed squarely on State agents, as Zimbabwe heads for elections in 2018.
Harare East Member of Parliament terrene Mukupe was yesterday kicked out of the House after fellow Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front Member of Parliament for Marondera Central Lawrence Katsiru complained that Mukupe had threatened to kill him.
President Robert Mugabe no longer has the powers to call for elections any time he pleases, Parliamentary watchdog Veritas Zimbabwe says.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it has submitted a $274 million funding proposal to enable the southern African country to hold polls next year, a development seen loading more debt on the struggling economy.