Zimbabwe will lay off more than 3 500 government workers today as the government implements its economic reform programme aimed at cutting government expenditure and trimming the civil service.
In the tradition of dimming debate, the chattering class has reduced systemic corruption in South Africa and the near collapse in Zimbabwe, respectively, to the shenanigans of two men: Jacob Zuma and Robert Mugabe.
Former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has hired Movement for Democratic Change leader Welshman Ncube, an advocate, to fight for his dues.
Some members of the Movement for Democratic Change are reported to be pushing for party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to step down on health grounds.
Criminal elements have opened social media accounts in the name of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxillia without their blessing and are using the accounts to extort money from the public, the permanent secretary for Information George Charamba said in a statement today.
Political life in Zimbabwe, since November’s military coup deposed President Robert Mugabe, has been dominated by the efforts of the ZANU-PF government to woo the major powers and international investors.