This year's race for the Nobel Prize in Economics is over. Robert Mugabe will win.
. . . water shortages have worsened because of pump breakdowns, and a senior government official said kidney patients were dying for lack of dialysis machines.
The official Herald newspaper reported that Mugabe told a meeting of local council members that they should put more pressure on government ministers to improve services.
"Where money for projects has not been found, we will print it," Mugabe was quoted as saying.