Supreme Court judge Rita Makarau has been appointed acting chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission replacing Simpson Mutambanengwe who resigned last week on health grounds.
Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi and Media, Information and Publicity Minister Webster Shamu are among the six government ministers who were removed from the European Union sanctions list.
Several civil society groups have complained that they are being harassed by the Zimbabwe African national Union-Patriotic Front ahead of the country’s elections, but the date for the elections has not been announced yet.
President Robert Mugabe has urged Zimbabweans to unite and vote in peace because the people need to get rid of the three-headed creature that has been running the country over the past four years.
Zimbabwe’s civil servants have been awarded a 5.3 percent salary increment to be backdated to January.
The Marange diamonds are to be taken off the European Union sanctions list when the EU meets on Monday, meaning that the diamonds can then be freely traded in Europe.
The High Court in Pretoria has given President Jacob Zuma 10 days to release the Zimbabwe 2002 election report by two South African judges Sisi Khampepe and Dikgang Moseneke.