The National Social Security Authority today announced that it will increase minimum retirement pension benefit by 33 percent from $60 per month to $80 per month with effect from October 1.
General Beltings Limited, Zimbabwe’s sole manufacturer of conveyor belts says capacity utilisation has risen to 40 percent but business remains constrained due to an influx of imports despite a government ban on imports.
When Zimbabwe signed the Abuja Accord in 2001 under which it agreed that orderly implementation of the land reform programme could only be meaningful and sustainable if it was carried out with due regard to human rights, rule of law, transparency and democratic principle, the Financial Gazette said President Robert Mugabe had been trapped.
President Robert Mugabe flew to Singapore on Friday for what the Sunday Mail said was a routine medical check-up.
According to an unpublished “kitchen table survey,” conducted before last November’s presidential election in the United States, approximately 95% of the predominantly Hispanic members of one of America’s largest domestic unions preferred the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to her Republican opponent Donald Trump.
The United States has limited direct interests in Zimbabwe but it would like to ensure that there is no violence or instability when President Robert Mugabe goes.