Zimbabwe’s small scale sugarcane growers on today told the Senate that their fields are continuously being subdivided by greedy senior government officials, hitting hard their production.
Zimbabwe’s broke government has released $4 million to settle overdue sitting allowances for Members of Parliament, about 50 percent of the total owed, Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Chokuda said on today, calming restive legislators.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange industrial index advanced 24.73 percent in October to close at 521.85 points, as the hunt for stocks on the local bourse shows no signs of letting up.
Norton legislator Temba Mliswa raised a furore in Parliament yesterday when he asked whether Members of Parliament were going to be paid their constituency development fund allowances in bond notes or in United States dollars because bonds notes had lost value.
Deputy Speaker of Parliament Mabel Chinomona this afternoon differed with Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko over who the Leader of the House is, saying it is still Mnangagwa while Mphoko said it is new Justice Minister Happyton Bonyongwe.
Three weeks after firing his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa as Justice Minister, President Robert Mugabe has said that he is in favour of resuming the death penalty.