Britain has told Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission but be neutral and enjoy the confidence of all parties contesting the coming elections, Minister of State Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon told the House of Lords yesterday.
The Supreme Court is today expected to hear the case between the two factions of the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai in which the Nelson Chamisa faction is seeking to bar the Thokozani-Khupe from using the MDC-T name and symbols.
The rift between former Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo and National Patriotic Front spokesman Jealousy Mawarire could be turning ugly with the two accusing each other of being thieves, according to tweets mostly on Mawarire’s account.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa today fired his first government minister since assuming office in November.
Zimbabwe’s Mines Minister Winston Chitando says he will dissolve boards of underperforming parastatals under his ministry, with their replacements to be announced next week to improve performance.
Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the Commonwealth and has also invited the organization to observe the coming elections.