Three white farmers whose properties were taken over by the government and in turn seized Zimbabwean government assets in Cape Town today won the right to sell the assets when the High Court in Pretoria turned down an application by the Zimbabwean government to prevent the sale of the assets.
Finance Minister and Movement for Democratic Change secretary-general Tendai Biti’s home was today petrol bombed but no one was hurt.
Only 2 000 people turned up at the Movement for Democratic Change’s proposed People’s Real Change Peace Rally at Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield.
President Robert Mugabe has finally conceded that elections can be held early next year if they cannot be held this year, reports said today.
The South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator had told its members to accept diamonds from Marange, reports said today.
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network today said bases for President Robert Mugabe’s militia which have been re-established in the rural areas must be demolished before the next elections.
The Institute for a Democratic Alternative for Zimbabwe today called for a tougher stance on Zimbabwe by regional leaders to prevent a repeat of bloody, disputed elections of 2008.
Civil servants today said that it is still not clear whether they will have salary increases in June as President Robert Mugabe promised two months ago as no deal has been tabled on the proposed hikes.