South African companies that take part in the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair which kicks off on Tuesday are making more money from exports after each fair according to Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe.
President Robert Mugabe who turned 90 two months ago today said he can still pack a 90-tonne punch so the Movement for Democratic Change must not mistake his silence over repeated calls to take action against his regime as a sign of weakness.
Registrar-general Tobaiwa Mudede was today added to the United States sanctions list because of his critical role in the flawed elections of 31 July last year which saw President Robert Mugabe win 61 percent of presidential vote while his party the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic front walked away with more than two-thirds of the majority.
Former Finance Minister today said that bringing that the Zimbabwe dollar would be the “stupidest” thing that the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front government could do but then ZANU-PF was known for doing stupid things.
Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front Secretary for Administration, Didymus Mutasa, the fourth most powerful man in the ruling party, seems to be finding it difficult to dissociate himself from allegations by Mashonaland West Provincial chairman Temba Mliswa that he facilitated an out-of-court settlement in a dispute in which Mliswa was claiming US$165 million from Billy Rautenbach for facilitating several business ventures that Rautenbach was involved in including the ethanol project in Chisumbanje.
Welshman Ncube, leader of the smaller faction of the Movement for Democratic Change which has been losing members to the main faction led by Morgan Tsvangirai, says Tsvangirai is not the right person to lead a united opposition against President Robert Mugabe because he is undemocratic and has dictatorial tendencies.