ZANU-PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo today raised the controversial issue of Gukurahundi in which an estimated 20 000 people, mostly Ndebele, were killed in the 1980s as a dark point in history and lamented that the government’s reaction had been “outrageously disproportionate” to the threat.
Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga today threatened to take legal action against legislators refusing to explain how the used their $50000 constituency grants.
Zimbabwe has reduced penalties for foreign companies that violate a government mandate to sell a majority of their shares to locals, according to a government notice obtained today.
Self-proclaimed former Selous Scout David Israel Ben Jesse managed to have The Insider website shut down for just 30 hours before it was reinstated following strong representations from the publisher that he had no case and that it was unfair for the hosting company to shut down the site without giving The Insider a chance to defend its stories.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai today said he was not worried whether generals in the army salute him or not.