Business is to ask the government to remove subsidies and lift price controls that are distorting the market because they are not benefiting the intended people but a privileged few, a leading businessman has said.
African economies – like old soldiers – do not die, do not collapse, but just fade away, according to Tony Hawkins, of the University of Zimbabwe.
The building boom in Bulawayo continued with the city council approving plans valued at $87.2 billion in April.
Lobels Bread in Bulawayo has barred its employees from using cellphones within the factory in what sources say is a desperate attempt to cover up what they say could be a massive scandal involving money laundering, theft from the company and externalisation.
The arrest of pro-senate opposition leader Arthur Mutambara together with more than 50 of his party supporters, a day before the crucial Budiriro by-election in Harare, in what most people believed was a publicity stunt, failed to sway the electorate.
The prize-giving ceremony at Dinyane School in Tsholotsho on 18 November 2004 was supposed to be the final stage of Phase One of a “smart coup” that would have seen ZANU-PF chairman John Nkomo and vice-President Joseph Msika being kicked out with Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa, former Speaker Emmerson Mnangagwa and women’s leader Tenjiwe Lesabe coming in, the High Court in Bulawayo heard this week.