President Robert Mugabe today officially opened the 8th Parliament of Zimbabwe and said that the various pieces of legislation that will be tabled during this session require hard work and commitment from both Members of Parliament and cabinet ministers.
President Robert Mugabe today opened the final session of the Eighth Parliament ahead of the 2018 general elections, with the economy topping his legislative agenda.
The issue of why the South African government granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe, following allegations that she assaulted a South African model, Gabriella Engels, will be dealt with at two levels, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament last week.
“Docter Nhunzvatunzva grace dzopererwa hadzina kana nyaya wena kana asinei nehupresident anorwei pafunge??????” This was one of the comments by an Insider reader following First Lady Grace Mugabe’s dressing down of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front youth rally in Bindura at the weekend Loosely translated, the reader was saying, “Dr Grace Mugabe is now waffling, she does not have anything to say.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) industrial index was up 5.02 percent yesterday to reach a record 301.03 points on gains by heavyweights.
Metbank Zimbabwe reported an after tax profit of $403 453 in the half year to June from $289 399 in the comparable period last year, following a surge in non-interest income.