The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front says its congress has been reduced to a one-day affair on December 15 but in effect it will still start on 12 December when the party’s politburo meets.
Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda says he will talk to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to regularise the deployment of soldiers who are now working with the police across the country.
Patrick Chinamasa virtually sang and danced through his budget speech like a newly freed slave yesterday.
Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says country’s cash crisis will not be resolved overnight, saying he is minded to tackle the widening budget trade deficit.
Movement for Democratic Change Member of Parliament for Mkoba Amos Chibaya on Wednesday taunted Minister of Information, Communication and Technology Supa Mandiwanzira that he was a serious worshipper because he was the only surviving member of G40.
If all goes according to plan, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s 2018 budget will be remembered chiefly for its promised repeal of the Indigenisation Act, except for the diamond and platinum industries.
Mineral export receipts are projected to grow 8.7 percent to $2.5 billion next year from $2.3 billion in 2017 driven by the anticipated output growth and modest recovery in international mineral prices.