Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rate shed 0.06 percentage points to 0.09 percent in September compared to 0.15 percent recorded in August, as deflationary pressures persist, the national statistics agency said today.
First Lady Grace Mugabe has brought in a new twist to the country’s vice-presidency and the succession battle.
Former legislator and opposition leader Margaret Dongo has accused President Robert Mugabe of exploiting war veterans to prop his wife Grace who was catapulted from nowhere to lead the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front Women’s League at the party congress in December.
A Chicago man who illegally lobbied for the lifting of sanctions against President Robert Mugabe was yesterday convicted but will be sentenced at a date as yet unannounced.
First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday said she turned down a $10 million bribe to persuade her husband President Robert Mugabe to abandon the land reform programme, according to The Herald.
Four opposition parties have formed a coalition called the Coalition of Democrats but have excluded the biggest opposition party the Morgan Tsvangirai faction of the Movement for Democratic Change.
Harare magistrate Milton Serima yesterday turned down an application by Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi and his brother Philip for refusal further remand.
One of Southeast Asia’s strictest Islamic enclaves just got a lot more hostile to same-sex couples. In Aceh, the most orthodox corner of Muslim-majority Indonesia, gay sex is now punishable by 100 lashes.