Retailers slash mealie meal Prices to $49.99 per 10kg: Pics. Some retailers have reportedly reduced the price of mealie meal from $100.00 to just below $50.00. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Ndavaningi Mangwana posted the images below on Twitter. He, however, did not reveal; which shop is selling mealie at the price.
Earlier this week, Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube announced that the government was restoring a subsidy on the product after prices had risen sharply over the past few weeks. Ncube has earlier announced that the government was scrapping the subsidy as part of his austerity measures.
Source – pindula news
In other news – Zimbabwe female drug traffickers slapped with 20 years each in Mauritius jail
Zimbabwe female drug traffickers slapped with 20 years each in Mauritius jail. Four Zimbabwean ladies have been effectively slapped with 20-year jail terms each after being intercepted in Mauritius with drugs (heroin) worth millions.
According to reports, the women had a combined 1,487 kg of heroin in their bellies, police sources in the Mauritian capital said on Thursday. According to reports filtering in through social media, the four ladies were recruited and told to swallow the drugs for delivery in Mauritius…continue reading.