President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that every first Friday of every month both public and private companies are now expected to clean their surrounding environs for two hours from 8 am to 10 am.

Speaking during the 323 ordinary session of the Zanu PF Politburo in Harare today, the President also underscored the importance of unity of purpose and the need to speak with one voice at all times.

Addressing journalists at the end of the Politburo session, Zanu PF Secretary for Information and Publicity, Cde Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo said the President emphasised on the need for cleanliness and indicated that all companies are expected to adhere to the announced regulations.

The 17th Zanu PF people’s conference will be held in Esigodini next week and the party’s National Chair, Cde Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri gave a comprehensive report on the preparations for the event.

“The report covered preparations by all sub-committees,” said Cde Khaya Moyo.

The Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri gave a report on preparations for the 2018-19 agricultural season, which is coming at the backdrop of a possible drought induced by an El Nino phenomenon.

The party’s National Political Commissar, Retired Lieutenant General Engelbert Rugeje gave a report on the commissariat whose contents have been submitted to all provincial chairpersons, emphasising the presidential countrywide thank you rallies and the recently held Mutoko North by-elections which were resoundingly won by Cde Rambidzayi Nyabote of Zanu PF and the ongoing provincial inter-district meetings, among other issues.

Secretary for Administration, Dr Obert Mpofu gave a report on the meeting of former liberation movements in the region that he attended on behalf of Zanu PF.

The meeting was held in Windhoek, Namibia and was also attended by other parties which include SWAPO of Namibia, NPLA of Angola, Chamacha Mapinduzi of Tanzania and Frelimo of Mozambique.