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Mnangagwa on the ropes

Mnangagwa on the ropes

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s mooted ambitions to succeed President Robert Mugabe suffered another hammer blow at the weekend after Mashonaland East and Bulawayo became the latest Zanu PF provinces to call for a return of the women’s quota system in the warring ruling party. The two provinces join party structures in […]

China to place Zim on investment ‘priority list’

China to place Zim on investment ‘priority list’

ZIMBABWE’S economic fortunes are set to change dramatically once it is admitted into an exclusive group of countries being targeted by China for investment. International Co-operation Centre-National Development Reform Commission of China director-general Dr Cao Wenlian told a China-Zimbabwe Business Forum yesterday that China was looking at admitting Zimbabwe into the […]

MDC-T infighting gets nasty

MDC-T infighting gets nasty

MDC-T Chitungwiza provincial youth organising secretary Kudakwashe John quit his post in frustration on Saturday, as intraparty clashes continue to haunt the opposition party since its elective congress last year. The party’s national youth chairperson Happy Chidziva confirmed the matter yesterday, but said he was going to meet the provincial […]

News Day: Zim needs new thinking

News Day: Zim needs new thinking

FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa last Thursday presented the 2016 National Budget where he indicated he had set aside $4 billion for the coming year. It would, however, appear that next year’s budget is somehow more or less the same as the previous three or so years. For the year 2013, former […]