The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) says it is yet to receive the High Court order barring it from mining in the Chiadzwa diamond fields with immediate effect until it has been granted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) certificate but will comply.
Zimbabwe has suspended duty on hydrogenated soya bean oil for a year with effect from July 1, 2017, according to the government gazette.
Teams of Indian and Turkish investors are in Zimbabwe seeking investment and joint venture opportunities with local companies, mostly targeted at the Special Economic Zones, officials say.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai is today expected to launch the so-called grand coalition with seven other political parties but the launch has already hit a snag with former partner Tendai Biti’s Progressive Democratic Party saying it will not attend.
Although the United States has been pressing for change in Zimbabwe, introducing sanctions to help effect this in 2003, it has been worried for some time about President Robert Mugabe’s possible successor, because there are some “bad apples” among the potential successors.
President Robert Mugabe today signed into law the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, which paves way for the establishment of a regulatory body to oversee state procurement.