Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai believed that the collapse of the Zimbabwean currency in 2008-2009 and the introduction of the United States dollar would force Mugabe to step down because Zimbabwe would not be able to raise enough US dollars to pay civil servants.
First Lady Grace Mugabe today dressed down Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa and warned him that he could go the way Joice Mujuru went.
Zimbabwe’s business leaders on Thursday met President Robert Mugabe for the first time in 10 years and urged him to improve the ease of doing business to get the country out of its present crisis.
The High Court yesterday lifted the ban by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe on Dr Dish, allowing it to distribute Kwese TV content in Zimbabwe following an urgent chamber application.
The delay in reaching a settlement between the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front and the Movement for Democratic Change could have been caused by the fact that MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai was listening to his outside advisors too much.
President Robert Mugabe today said that Zimbabwe’s economy, hobbled by foreign currency shortages and a widening budget deficit, was slowly rebounding and would be driven by mining and agriculture.