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Zanu-PF conference preps at advanced stage

Zanu-PF conference preps at advanced stage

PREPARATIONS for the forthcoming Zanu-PF 15th Annual National People’s Conference are at an advance stage as all logistics have been put in place. The Zanu-PF Politburo recently set the tone for the conference, unanimously agreeing that the indaba would centre on improving people’s livelihoods as espoused in the economic blueprint, Zim-Asset. The conference […]

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

ZIMBABWE is among 14 countries that last week voted against the passing of United Nations General Assembly resolution recognising human rights defenders. Other countries that tried to block the passing of the resolution, according to an organisation known as Frontline Defenders, were China, Russia, Syria, Burundi, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Saudi […]

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 […]