A Chicago man now on trial for lobbying for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe for a fee of US$3.4 million has been accused of being a greedy opportunist who wanted to cash in on United States President Barack Obama’s election. C.
Infighting within the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front turned ugly yesterday when Mashonaland West provincial leader Temba Mliswa described three senior party officials -Information Minister Jonathan Moyo, Environment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere and President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwawo- as gay-gangsters being paid by the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency.
Zimbabwe has been ranked 46 out of 52 in the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African governance beating only the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Central African Republic and Somalia.
Information Minister Jonathan Moyo says former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono’s outburst that factionalism in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front was responsible for his disqualification as Senator for Manicaland was a clear indication that Gono was desperate to become senator.
Zimbabwe’s richest man, Strive Masiyiwa is renting a US$40 000 five-bedroomed apartment in New York according to the New York Post.