There could be a confrontation between the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, which for the first time this year is organising the Workers’ Day celebrations, and its affiliate unions as it has just been ruled that the national union’s increase of affiliate fees from five cents to 15 cents in 1990 was unconstitutional.
The reappointment of the country’s eight provincial governors for only a period of three months -which coincides with the end of the current financial year- has increased speculation that this dubious office may finally be scrapped.
The present excessive supply of all meat products will lead to a protracted period of severe shortages later this year, the First Merchant Bank has warned.
For the past 11 years Zimbabweans have thronged to the National Sports Stadium -or before its construction to Rufaro Stadium- on April 18 to celebrate the country’s independence anniversary.
The government’s reluctance to accept that the country was facing a severe maize shortfall until it was too late has also cast doubt on whether it has put into place an adequate transport infrastructure to ferry the maize the country is now importing .