The sight of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai seated at the same podium with President Robert Mugabe at the burial of former defence forces chief Vitalis Zvinavashe at the national Heroes’ Acre on Saturday was mollifying.
The United Nations Development Programme has finally admitted that vehicles registered in its name were used to smuggle diamonds from River Ranch Mine near Beitbridge into South Africa but claims that the vehicles were fraudulently registered.
The days of Zimbabwe’s problems are over and it is only pessimists and those who do not see the hand of God in the political and economic transformation of this beleaguered country that are holding back.
Zimbabwe’s vice President Joyce Mujuru threatened a senior executive of a British company with unspecified action after the company refused to handle $15 million worth of “blood diamonds” that her daughter wanted to sell.
I heaved a sigh of relief as George Bush stepped down and Barack Obama was sworn in as the President of the United States.