Maverick politician Joseph Chinotimba caught everyone in Parliament by surprise yesterday when he took advantage of an intervention by Speaker Jacob Mudenda to congratulate Movement for Democratic Change Vice-President Thokozani Khupe for attaining her doctorate degree to ask her two colleagues Elias Mudzuri and Nelson Chamisa if they were not preparing to take over from party leader Morgan Tsvangirai if he dies.
Norton legislator Temba Mliswa yesterday told Parliament that First Lady Grace Mugabe had no powers to stop the investigation into Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo because she does not have any executive powers.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange yesterday eased for the second consecutive day, dropping 4.94 percent to 371.31 points as profit-taking took hold among punters.
Plastics manufacturer, Proplastics’s net income for the six months to June grew nearly threefold to $352 946 from $91 243 reported in the same period last year on increased sales and lower finance costs.
Singer Energy Mutodi could as well have been reading from Wikileaks when he warned President Robert Mugabe to be careful about selecting his successor.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria today reserved judgment in an application by model Gabriella Engels and Afrikaaner rights group AfriForum to serve papers on Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe in their pending application to set aside the diplomatic immunity afforded to her, according to the Independent Online.