Former president Robert Mugabe apparently looked good as he left Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore yesterday but his wife Grace, who used to stand by his side in his last days as Zimbabwe’s ruler, was nowhere in the picture published by the Singapore newspaper the Straits Times.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Oppah Muchinguri as the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front national chairperson making her the first woman to hold that post.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the softening of the Indigenization and Economic Empowerment Act is a step in the right direction and feels the 2018 budget is a good starting point in addressing excessive government expenditure. Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week presented the budget seen as tackling the widening fiscal deficit and implementing critical structural reforms.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday extended the life of his party’s central committee to 2022, realigning the congress to the national elections and urged members of focus on the economy rather than just politics which had led to squabbling which had almost derailed the party.
Plastics manufacturer, Proplastics says construction of its new factory has started after the company received regulatory approvals and secured funding for the project.