The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange All Shares index started the year in the red after dropping 2.15 percent to settle at 97.95 points with some heavyweight counters slipping.
The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front provincial leader in Masvingo is to recall four legislators who were allegedly aligned to the G40 faction within ZANU-PF.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been working throughout the festive season and was at his offices on New Year’s day yesterday, according to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.
Some 75 political parties have registered to contest this year’s elections though it is not clear what most of them really want, according to a United Kingdom based political watchdog, Zimbabwe Vigil.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa, at 75, may already be too old to resonate with the country’s youths as he represents the same kind of generational divide that alienated former president Robert Mugabe from Zimbabwe’s young population.