Zimbabwe’s largest retailer, OK Zimbabwe last week said its internal tracking of inflation showed that inflation stood at 7.69 percent in September, much higher than the 0.78 percent given out by the Zimbabwe Statistics Agency (Zimstats), laying bare the difference between official figures and the situation on the ground.
Zimbabwe has relaxed restrictions on fertilizer and agro-chemical imports as local manufacturers struggle to meet demand.
A new international report has confirmed what Zimbabweans already knew; the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is one of the world’s worst police forces.
Zimbabweans who have been following a twitter handle in the name of former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, which was the only source of news about the exiled politician woke up to a rude awakening this morning with “breaking news” that “I am sorry guys, I am not ED”.
Public Service Minister Patrick Zhuwao says he will announce dates for the payment of bonuses to civil servants tomorrow as well as the method of payment.
Australian-listed junior miner Prospect Resources has secured a seven year offtake arrangement with Hong Kong based Sinomine Resources Exploration.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was expelled from the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front last week, has apologised for what he did while in government saying he made some judgment errors and is not perfect.
Politics in Zimbabwe is “poisonous” said the Zimbabwe Council of Churches and the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference.