The Movement for Democratic Change has called on all Zimbabweans including those in the Diaspora to register as voters when the exercise kicks off tomorrow.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange market capitalisation has reached a new all time high of $13.12 billion after the mainstream index rose 3.12 percent today to 462.84 points.
Australian-listed junior miner Prospect Resources is considering developing a lithium chemical plant at its Arcadia Lithium project in Harare to extract maximum value.
Zimbabwe’s government overspent by $358.4 million between January and May, with foreign travel chewing more than double the budget, indicating that the country’s fiscal deficit will widen this year as authorities fail to rein in spending. Official data showed that total expenditure amounted to $2 billion against a budget of $1.676 billion as foreign travel costs spiralled out of control. Treasury expects a budget deficit of $1.41 billion this year, higher than initial projections of $400 million this year after overspending by $1.4 billion last year.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai who was rushed to hospital on 15 September and has not yet fully recovered will go for review today.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange touched a fresh high in the trading week to Friday, growing by 7.28 percent to 448.83 points, driven by appetite for stocks in several heavyweight counters.