Government has pegged the prices of maize and small grains at $390 per metric tonne, same as last year, the Minister of Agriculture Joseph Made told Parliament today.
Zimbabwe‘s trade deficit narrowed to $126 million in January, compared to $146 million in the same period last year, official figures show.
Cigarette maker BAT’s after-tax profit plunged 45 percent to $8.48 million in the full year to December 2016, down from $15.4 million previously after a sharp decline in sales, the company announced today.
Highfield West Member of Parliament Psychology Maziwisa, who came in through a by-election in 2015 after Movement for Democratic Change legislator Moses Manyengavana broke-away from the party and the MDC-T boycotted the by-election, yesterday failed to garner support for a motion to congratulate President Robert Mugabe on his 93rd birthday.
President Robert Mugabe has, for the first time, gone public with some details of an arms-for-minerals deal his government entered with China a few years ago.
Over the last three decades there’s been some progress towards institutionalising multiparty democracy in sub-Saharan Africa.
Foreign investor appetite is diminishing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, with most foreign transactions being sales as foreigners desert local listed companies due to their underperformance, MMC Capital Research has said.
First lady Grace Mugabe, who resumed her rallies last week in Buhera after almost a year’s break, “is toxic and unsettled” because of her uncertainty with the future, London-based NewZimbabwe.Com said today It quoted one analyst as saying if Grace continued her tirade, especially against Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe will lose next year’s elections as it will be another “bhora musango”.