Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo who was arrested last week when the military intervened to restore order was admitted to hospital today because of injuries he received from beatings while he was in military custody.
PROPOSED PROGRAMME FOR THE INAUGURATION OF THE PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE CDE EMMERSON DAMBUDZO MNANGAGWA: NATIONAL SPORTS STADIUM: FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2017 0630 hrs Gates open ENTERTAINMENT 0730 hrs Public take seats DIGNITARIES ARRIVE IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER 0920 hrs His Worship the Mayor of the City of Harare 0925 hrs Commander Defence Forces, Service Chiefs 0930 hrs Members of the House of Assembly Central Committee and Politburo members; Diplomatic Corps 0935 hrs Judges of the High Court/Judge president/the Judges of the Supreme court/ Prosecutor-General/ Attorney-General/Honourable Ministers 0940hrs Speaker of the National Assembly/president of the Senate 0950 hrs Chief Justice and spouse 1000 hrs Visiting Former Heads of State and Government 1015 hrs Visiting Heads of State and Government ENTERTAINMENT 1030 hrs The incoming President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa and Mai Auxillia Mnangagwa NATIONAL ANTHEM 1115hrs Master of Ceremonies and Speaker of the
Zimbabwe Defence Forces chief Constantino Chiwenga, who masterminded last week military intervention that forced Robert Mugabe out, threatened to expose Mugabe as a corrupt mass murderer if he refused to resign after he reneged on his promise to do so during a televised address to the nation on Sunday.
Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday told opposition chief whip Innocent Gonese that his complaints about the absence of ministers in Parliament on Wednesdays to answer questions from legislators had become a broken record.
The Old Mutual shares, which are trading at a premium in Zimbabwe relative to their primary listing on London Stock Exchange, lost 19.9 percent on Thursday to close at 475 cents.