Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

The following are the news highlights in Zimbabwe’s major media outlets on Monday.

— Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged leadership by consensus as he works to transform Zimbabwe’s economy.

In a statement posted on his Facebook page Saturday, the president hailed Zimbabweans for their resilience, saying their commitment and talent were bigger than minerals sought by investors in the country. (The Herald)

— Zimbabwe is deriving tremendous mileage from government’s ongoing re-engagement drive as interest in the country has intensified across the globe, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo has said.

Addressing the Zimbabwean Diaspora at a four-hour interactive luncheon at Zimbabwe House over the weekend, Moyo, who is in London at the invitation of British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commenwealth Affairs Boris Johnson, described his meeting with his British counterpart as “superb”. (The Herald)

— Former Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has formed a trust company, Trustees of the Grace Mugabe Foundation, as she scales up her fight to take over gold claims at Smithfield Farm in Mazowe.

On Friday, Grace filed an urgent High Court chamber application seeking to evict four artisanal miners from the property and to be confirmed the sole proprietor of the gold-rich farm. (Newsday)

— A potential conflict and possibly a constitutional crisis might emerge if Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not deal with overlapping responsibilities between him and his equally powerful deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, analysts warned this week. (Daily News) Enditem


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