Although the United States has been pressing for change in Zimbabwe, introducing sanctions to help effect this in 2003, it has been worried for some time about President Robert Mugabe’s possible successor, because there are some “bad apples” among the potential successors.
President Robert Mugabe today signed into law the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, which paves way for the establishment of a regulatory body to oversee state procurement.
Presenting his latest monetary policy statement on Wednesday, central bank governor John Mangudya looked like a runner who had just done the Gutu Half Marathon in mid-October.
Internet and mobile based transactions reached $1.56 billion in May, nearly double from $814 million in January driven by massive uptake of the electronic payments.
Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday said he did not know why soldiers and the police were fighting in the capital but most fights even in people’s homes were due to attitudes.
Zimbabwe and South Africa have culled over a million chickens in a bid to curb the spread of the highly contagious bird flu, the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) said today.