Acting Finance Minister Herbert Murerwa will be under pressure to review the tax threshold from the present $750 000 to at least $1.5 million a month when he announces his budget for 2005 next month.
ZANU-PF slipped back into the Bulawayo City Council through the back door when its candidate, Ernest Msipa, stood unopposed when nominations for a by-election in Ward 7 closed on September 3 because the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which is boycotting all pending elections, did not field a candidate.
After a series of glitches, Bulawayo business tycoon Delma Lupepe has finally taken over towelling giant, Merspin, at the beginning of this month and has pledged to invest $30 billion within the next four months and create 800 new jobs.
I had to withhold tears as I watched my eight-year old daughter sob when I told her I could not fill her raffle form.
The mother of an eight-year-old girl at a private school in Bulawayo will never forget the day when she ran out of small change and gave her daughter a $5 000 bearer’s cheque.