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‘Increased power cuts to affect economic growth’

‘Increased power cuts to affect economic growth’

ZAMBEZI River Authority (ZRA)’s intention to allocate reduced water supply to Zimbabwe due to declining water-levels in Kariba Dam will significantly affect the country’s future economic growth prospects, economic analysts have warned. Zimbabwe’s economy is predicted to grow by 2,7 percent next year by the International Monetary Fund up from 1,5 […]

Arrest minister, legislators say

Arrest minister, legislators say

MEMBERS of Parliament from across the political divide say they want Health minister David Parirenyatwa and two other senior government officials accused of benefitting irregularly from the financially-strapped Premier Service Medical Aid Society (Psmas) arrested. This emerged in the National Assembly yesterday when both ruling Zanu PF and opposition MDC legislators […]

Mumbengegwi, Chinese envoy in bilateral talks

Mumbengegwi, Chinese envoy in bilateral talks

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi yesterday met visiting Chinese Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Mr Zhang Ming to discuss various ways of enhancing relations between Harare and Beijing. Mr Zhang is leading a five-member delegation that is in Zimbabwe for a three-day visit. Speaking after the meeting, Mr Zhang said he hoped […]

Mongoma Interview: Let’s push for early elections

Mongoma Interview: Let’s push for early elections

RENEWAL Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader Elton Mangoma has called on Zimbabweans to pile pressure on President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF government to push for early elections, saying that was the only solution to the country’s present woes. Mangoma told The Standard last week that the Zanu PF government was […]