Despite Economic Woes, Mnangagwa Govt's Splurges On Cars

Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government has splurged millions of United States dollars on top-of-the-range vehicles for senior military officials at a time when President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government is pleading for an economic bailout package from international financial institutions, Tinashe Kairiza writes for the Zimbabwe Independent. This comes barely a month after Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube wrote to the World Bank and the IMF asking for U.S.$200 million to mitigate the catastrophic impact of the novel coronavirus.

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Phillip Valerio Sibanda inspect a parade during Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day celebrations (file photo).

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