Highfield West Member of Parliament Psychology Maziwisa, who came in through a by-election in 2015 after Movement for Democratic Change legislator Moses Manyengavana broke-away from the party and the MDC-T boycotted the by-election, yesterday failed to garner support for a motion to congratulate President Robert Mugabe on his 93rd birthday.
President Robert Mugabe has, for the first time, gone public with some details of an arms-for-minerals deal his government entered with China a few years ago.
Over the last three decades there’s been some progress towards institutionalising multiparty democracy in sub-Saharan Africa.
Foreign investor appetite is diminishing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, with most foreign transactions being sales as foreigners desert local listed companies due to their underperformance, MMC Capital Research has said.
First lady Grace Mugabe, who resumed her rallies last week in Buhera after almost a year’s break, “is toxic and unsettled” because of her uncertainty with the future, London-based NewZimbabwe.Com said today It quoted one analyst as saying if Grace continued her tirade, especially against Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, President Robert Mugabe will lose next year’s elections as it will be another “bhora musango”.
Zimbabwe’s largest gold miner, Metallon Corporation yesterday reported an annual production of 94 212 ounces for 2016, two percent lower than the 96 530oz achieved previously after a poor fourth quarter.