The indigenization law compels foreign-owned firms in key sectors of the country’s economy such as mining to transfer majority stakes to indigenous Zimbabweans.
Dangote, who has invested more than $400 million into a cement plant in Zambia, met with President Robert Mugabe and a number of government ministers on Monday.
Villagers, who spoke with Studio 7, said they have no other means to survive but to sell livestock to feed their families.
Zimbabwe’s economy has been in a free fall since the hotly disputed 2013 elections that brought President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF back into full control of power in the country.
Police responded to a call about loud noise in the city’s Lochview suburb and arrested the roisterers on Saturday night, according to the Chronicle newspaper.
Workers’ representative Ephraim Katsina said they demanded a meeting with Chitungwiza Town Clerk George Makunde seeking assurances on terminal benefits.
They noted that it was sad that Zimbabwe was marking the day while Itai Dzamara, a journalist turned activist who disappeared in March, is still missing.
Community Working Group on Health director, Itai Rusike, says it’s unfortunate that the bulk of Zimbabwe’s health funding is now coming from donors.
After 21 games and with nine matches remaining, the Money Bags have moved into third place, just five points behind leaders Chicken Inn.
According to the Swaziland Solidarity Network, the young women and girls were allegedly travelling on the back of an open truck.