Vice President Constantino Chiwenga caused a stir in Parliament yesterday when he told Movement for Democratic Change vice-president Nelson Chamisa the country would have been better off if he had not gone to America and other places campaigning for sanctions.
Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator says it plans to build up to 250 base stations in rural areas across the country this year using proceeds from the Universal Services Fund (USF).
Zimbabwe will have "free, fair, credible" elections by July, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said today but analysts believe Mnangagwa is "not a very democratic individual" and "people should have no illusions." "Next month I will be able to make a proclamation of elections, so I believe that elections will not be in July, they will be earlier than July," Mnangagwa said sat the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country’s former ruler Robert Mugabe and his family are not immune from prosecution, dispelling reports that the former first family had been granted immunity.
Britain’s new Africa Minister Harriett Baldwin could be visiting Zimbabwe soon to cement relations between the two countries because Zimbabwe “is precisely the type of country that has been locked into instability for too long, and yet has immense potential in terms of education and its natural resources, which can be liberated”.
The National Energy Workers Union of Zimbabwe (NEWUZ) says it will go ahead with its planned national strike unless their employer, ZESA Holdings meet its demands.