Zimbabwe may not be able to hold elections this year as President Robert Mugabe wanted because the country must complete constitutional reforms first, the pro-government Sunday Mail said today. Most people were against the elections saying the country was not ready.
The one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollar bill the highest amount printed by Central Bank governor Gideon Gono before the country ditched local currency in favour of the United States dollar and the South African rand is now a popular tourist attraction and is selling for $5, reports said today.
An uneventful year in which Zimbabwe was battling to get on its feet after starting on a new slate in 2009 ended on a high note with three major issues- the Wikileaks cables, elections and the regularisation of Zimbabweans in South Africa- battling for top spot.
President Robert Mugabe, Vice-President Joshua Nkomo and former Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith were all named in the Bank of Credit and Commercial International United States Senate report as having been paid to allow the bank to operate in Zimbabwe.