Former President Robert Mugabe is scheduled to give evidence on the “missing $15 billion” diamonds to the Mines and Energy Portfolio Committee on Wednesday, according to the schedule of portfolio and thematic committee meetings released by Parliament today.
Former Information Minister Jonathan Moyo who was later moved to Higher Education has come out guns blazing on his former permanent secretary George Charamba exposing him as the author of the recently launched “Under the Eaves” column that is published by the Herald on Saturdays.
The High Court has ordered the President of the Zimbabwe Council of Chiefs, Chief Fortune Charumbira, to publicly withdraw statements he made that traditional leaders would support the governing ZANU-PF party in this year’s elections, saying he was in violation of the constitution.
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.