Conflicting signals about investment in Zimbabwe have been flashed by the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), which represents the manufacturing sector of the country, and the International Finance corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, the main architect of the current economic structural adjustment programme.
Home Affairs Minister Moven Mahachi who has so much been overshadowed by his deputy Dumiso Dabengwa that there is wide speculation that he will not retain that portfolio in any cabinet reshuffle has been in for a hard time.
Property values in Harare have increased by between 317 percent and 721 percent in the 15 years from 1975 to 1990 according to the council’s latest valuation roll.
Transport Minister Dennis Norman’s visit to South Africa last month was not only aimed at arranging transport for Zimbabwe’s maize imports but also to persuade the South Africans to loan Zimbabwe some maize, The Insider understands.
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions is set for its first confrontation with the government over amendments to the Labour Relations Act which it claims will weaken the position of the worker.