Karikoga Kaseke : Most of the local artistes who performed during the Harare carnival such as Suluman Chimbetu and Jah Prayzah have already confirmed their participation while we are still waiting to hear from the targeted international artistes.
Meanwhile Walter Mzembi says that Zimbabwe is short of money for the UNWTO. The Ministry of Tourism had budgeted US$12million but nothing had come from the Treasury.
Walter Mzembi: We have an election that requires US$132 million. We have just come off a referendum that also gobbled quite a lot of millions.
We had Copac (Constitution Committee) for over four years in addition to other recurrent national processes and issues on our budget — food security, water, electricity and within all those competing demands you place the demands of a General Assembly.
BY GILL STADEN, ETN AFRICA | July, 2013