The following are the news highlights in major Zimbabwean media outlets on Tuesday.

— Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF has planted a seed of internal party democracy by holding primary elections in a different manner, and whatever challenges faced are part of efforts at firmly rooting democratic ethos in the revolutionary party, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. (The Herald)

— Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa on Monday commissioned a 3.5 million U.S. dollars paints and plastics manufacturing plant in Harare and challenged all sectors of the economy to be active contributors to foreign currency generation. (The Herald)

— The curtain came down on ZANU-PF primary elections on Monday which were held peacefully countrywide, while some provinces are in the process of collating and tabulating results. (The Herald)

— Zimbabweans on Tuesday celebrate Workers’ Day, with the Zimbabwe government on Monday pledging to improve conditions of service and has already taken measures to address some of the workers’ concerns. (The Herald)

— President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday acknowledged the “teething problems” that blighted ZANU-PF’s primary elections on Sunday and Monday, describing them as a necessary development necessary for the ruling party’s “democratic course”. (Newsday)

— As Zimbabwe Tuesday joins the rest of the world in commemorating Workers’ Day there is nothing to celebrate as millions of people, the majority of them highly skilled, are jobless with those few still employed being poorly remunerated. (Daily News) Enditem


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