The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has reviewed up the price of subsidised mealie-meal in a bid to address the “market and supply distortions”.
Mealie-meal is scarce in the country and some business people are now importing the commodity from beyond the country’s borders.
Zimbabwe had a poor harvest last year due to drought and cyclone Idai. Authorities have since called for assistance and sympathisers, stakeholders and the international community has since started providing food aid to the country.
We present the ministry’s statement in full below.