President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he will proclaim Zimbabwe’s crucial elections within two weeks paving the way for all those that want to contest to start fully-fledged campaigns.
The launch of the Thokozani Khupe faction of the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai party manifesto in Harare today flopped because party candidates and supporters failed to turn up but the party blamed its sister faction led by Nelson Chamisa for intimidating people not to come.
Reports that cash shortages in Zimbabwe will ease within the coming weeks because the central bank has imported $400 million are misleading because the $400 million cited is already in circulation, fact-checking organisation Zimfact says.
There was heated debate in Parliament this week over when senior civil servants and heads of parastatals who have won primary elections to contest in the coming elections should resign from their posts.
The United Kingdom will participate in the European Union Electoral Observer Mission which will be deployed to Zimbabwe to monitor the electoral process in the coming election Minister of State Harriett Baldwin said this week.
Zimbabwe needs up to $11 billion to modernise its mines and boost production to maximum capacity over the next five years, the head of the country’s Chamber of Mines said today.
Zimbabwe has a small window of up to 24 months to start producing battery grade lithium and ride the wave of high prices, miners said yesterday, but the country’s high political risk made financing projects difficult.
Dairibord Holdings expects a profitable first half with revenue for the year to date 15 percent up while volumes and prices are higher than the same period last year.