Zimbabwe expects tobacco production to increase by nearly six percent to 200 million kilogrammes this year from 189 million kg last year, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board said today.
Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa today told the European Union observer team that he has presented 10 demands for free and fair elections to President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwe’s tax agency has extended its amnesty on outstanding levies that were accrued prior to December 1, 2017, with the moratorium now set to close on June 30, this year.
Exiled former Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo says the number of soldiers embedded “in every street and village in Zimbabwe” now stands at 5 000 and had asked people to worry more about this than the trip of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s special advisor Chris Mutsvangwa and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chair Priscillah Chigumba to Russia to observe elections in that country.
Zimbabwe has changed its empowerment law to limit majority ownership by state entities to only diamond and platinum mines and not the entire mining sector as in previous legislation, according to a government notice.
The Movement for Democratic Change has scoffed at the list of externalisers relased by the government yesterday saying President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to release the names of individuals that were looting the country not companies that are genuine exporters.