Zimbabwe’s opposition parties have agreed to iron out sticky issues about who will lead their proposed coalition by the end of this month, according to The Standard.
Zimbabwe police are to introduce a machine that will enable them to scan a vehicle’ number plates after which it will print a slip which motorists can use to pay fines at the nearest police station, Deputy Home Affairs Minister Obedingwa Mguni said last week.
Regional cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) says volumes at its Zimbabwe operation dropped three percent in the full year to March 31, as cash shortages persist.
The Member of Parliament for Chitungwiza North Godfrey Sithole was ruled out of order when he asked the Minister of Labour what the government policy was regarding the appointment of people to boards following reports that President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona, had been appointed to two boards within a week.
Movement for Democratic Change chief whip Innocent Gonese who is also the Member of Parliament for Mutare Central this week asked leader of the House Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa to bring Manicaland Provincial Affairs Minister Mandi Chimene and Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front secretary for youth Kudzayi Chipanga to order for declaring that shops should be closed on 16 June so that people can attend a rally by President Robert Mugabe at Sakubva Stadium.
A group of Barclays Bank low-level managers have petitioned the Zimbabwe government not to approve the takeover of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe by First Merchant Bank (FMB) of Malawi, alleging that the deal violated empowerment laws.