Zimbabwean media, especially the online media, has been awash with headlines like: “Grace Mugabe in Zimbabwe leadership race”, “Moves to make Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe VP”, “Grace Mugabe takes over from Bob”, “Grace Mugabe takes charges of ZANU-PF congress” “ Plans to make Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe President”, “Grace Mugabe for President”, “Mugabe succession: Grace Mugabe starts Mnangagwa elimination process”.
South African retailer Pick n Pay says its Zimbabwe associate TM Supermarkets performance boosted the group’s half year revenue for its Rest of Africa division which increased by 12.6 percent to R2.3 billion ($1,7 million).
Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai has lifted the suspension of two top party officials Abednico Bhebhe and Chartlon Hwende who were suspended in August following party disturbances in Bulawayo.
Zimbabwe’s health insurers say the shortage of foreign currency in the country has resulted in the cost of drugs escalating by as much as 70 percent.
A Zimbabwean pastor who prophesied in January that President Robert Mugabe would die today says God had changed his mind but did not tell him why.
The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front does not need a special congress to endorse its party leader as the presidential candidate as this is done every year at the annual conference.
Kariba Member of Parliament Isaac MacKenzie says flights to Kariba must resume because there is no tourism in the resort town.
Life assurers reported a 9 percent decline in profit to $33 million in the quarter to June from $37 million in the comparable period last year on increased operating expenses.