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Foreign dependence spurs trade deficit

Foreign dependence spurs trade deficit

THE country’s over-reliance on foreign foodstuffs and pharmaceutical products is mainly to blame for the huge trade deficit retarding economic growth, Finance and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. The remark follows an increase in trade deficit to $2,9 billion this year up from $2,7 billion recorded last year. From […]

Poll watchdog calls on Parliament to review Electoral Act

Poll watchdog calls on Parliament to review Electoral Act

THE Elections Resource Centre (ERC) has called on Parliament to review the Electoral Act to allow more players to conduct voter education. In their policy brief for the month of November produced on Tuesday, ERC said voter education in Zimbabwe had several challenges among them a short and limited process that […]

Mujuru snubs Tsvangirai

Mujuru snubs Tsvangirai

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday cut a lone figure as he was flanked by representatives of small parties at the signing of a national electoral reforms agenda after some of the leading opposition leaders failed to turn up. The poor response to the MDC-T-led lobby will dim chances of a […]

Armed police help Grace aide invade farm

Armed police help Grace aide invade farm

OVER 20 armed police officers reportedly escorted First Lady Grace Mugabe’s aide, Deputy Police Commissioner Olga Bungu, to evict prominent dairy farmer and liberation war sponsor, Gillian Munn from her Mashonganyika Farm in Goromonzi last week. The family claims to have been heavily involved in the liberation war, where they […]