When he took his oath of office on 24 November, President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to get Zimbabwe’s economy back on its feet.
The debate about the succession battle within the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front has been rekindled by the recent demonstrations by ordinary Zimbabweans especially cross-border traders, the government’s failure to pay civil servants on time and the mass stay-away last week.
A reader of the Daily News, which prides itself for telling it like it is, once wrote: “You have to admire Zimbabwean journalists.
With all economic indicators facing southwards, difficult times certainly lie ahead for Zimbabwe’s distressed economy.
Mbire Member of Parliament David Butau is fighting his expulsion from the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front more to save his business empire that to argue that his dismissal was unlawful.