Zimbabwe, which only three years ago had the highest inflation in the world, now has the lowest inflation in the region and even has lower inflation than the world largest economy, the United Sates.
Indigenisation and Empowerment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has warned that government will soon be moving to target foreign-owned banks, reports said today.
The question of food in Zimbabwe has been embroiled in politics since the controversial land reform programme in 2000.
The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front has always been accused of using food for political purposes- to get people to vote for it.
Zimbabwe’s agriculture is likely to grow by 19.3 percent this year but productivity levels for key crops like the staple maize and wheat have declined sharply.
Thirteen members of a group calling itself Restoration of Human Rights who were arrested on Wednesday for protesting the detention of activists from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party were released today after paying fines of $10 each.