Monthly Archives: January 2014

Zimbabwe Reserve Bank reads riot act to Tourism Operators

via Zimbabwe Reserve Bank reads riot act January 31, 2014 By Tarisai Mandizha NewsDay The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has given tourism operators an ultimatum to submit tourism receipts amid concern there were rampant leakages of revenue in the sector. Presenting the

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Tourism sector wants VAT on foreigners scrapped

via Tourism sector wants VAT on foreigners scrapped – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 by Kudzai Kuwaza PLAYERS in the tourism sector have expressed concern at Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s proposal to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) on payments for accommodation and

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Mugabe’s 2006 lost interview found

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Robert Mugabe’s lost interview found by Itai Gwatidzo Mushekwe 31 January 2014 The Telescope News retrieves a full transcript of Mugabe’s television interview, with Canadian broadcaster, OMNI Television. The interview took place in Harare, in December 2006 but was

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Lets get the judiciary to account: Part 3

By William Eckem Sithole 31 January 2014 “Who shall guard the guards?” A riddle that speaks to an untenable situation a society can find itself in when those entrusted with the well being of the society are of low moral

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Zimbabwe: Are we dealing with a complicated or complex system? Part 2

via Zimbabwe Situation Part 2: How a complex system is operating in Zimbabwe January 31, 2014 by Sheunesu Hove In my initial discussion of the situation in Zimbabwe and how we can move forward, I pointed out the need to have a paradigm shift

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Headline news Friday 31 January, 2014

#mugabe voted AU deputy chair | The Herald Gvt seen manipulating salaries scam as Harare Town clerk suspended Interfin Bank seeks $50 mln capital injection, potential investor conducts due diligence Call for Sandura type probes | The Herald MPs propose

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#mugabe voted AU deputy chair | The Herald

via President voted AU deputy chair | The Herald January 31, 2014 by Morris Mkwate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia #mugabe was yesterday elected First Deputy Chair of the African Union, rendering futile a decision by the European Union not to invite him to

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Gvt seen manipulating salaries scam as Harare Town clerk suspended

via Gvt seen manipulating salaries scam as Harare Town clerk suspended | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Thursday, January 30, 2014  Harare Town Clerk Tendai Mahachi has become the latest public official to be suspended over the salaries saga, in

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Interfin Bank seeks $50 mln capital injection, potential investor conducts due diligence

via Interfin Bank seeks $50 mln capital injection, potential investor conducts due diligence | The Source  January 30, 2014 Troubled Interfin Bank Limited, which was placed under curatorship over one and half years ago, requires at least $50 million to revive its

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Call for Sandura type probes | The Herald

via Call for Sandura type probes | The Herald January 30, 2014 by Felex Share Government must commission an inquiry on the lines of the Sandura Commission of the late ’80s to probe obscene salaries and operations of executives of all parastatals, legal

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MPs propose hut tax

via MPs propose hut tax | The Financial Gazette by Clemence Manyukwe 29 Jan 2014 LAWMAKERS have made controversial tax proposals to enable cash-strapped councils to crawl out of the current financial quagmire, among them the re-introduction of the colonial hut tax.In a

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Review military budget: Sekeramayi | The Herald

via Review military budget: Sekeramayi | The Herald January 30, 2014 by Fidelis Munyoro Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeramayi Monday said he will continue engaging Treasury for a review of the budget allocated to the ministry to enhance the Zimbabwe Defence Forces’ conditions

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NSSA raids companies as pension crisis looms

via NSSA raids companies | The Financial Gazette by Maggie Mzumara 29 Jan 2014 THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) will raid all companies effective February 1 to check on their compliance with its governing statutes as it is becoming clear that the

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Anyone serious about corruption?

via Anyone serious about corruption? | The Zimbabwean 29.01.14 by Sofia Mapuranga The lack of political will to deal with corruption, coupled with widespread malpractice in state institutions, continue to erode public confidence in the sincerity of government’s capability to deliver good governance.

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From a 2009 archive: How Robert Mugabe Amassed a $500M Fortune

via Denford Magora’s Latest Zimbabwe News Blog: How Robert Mugabe Amassed A Fortune Live From Harare, Zimbabwe Published in 2009 This is Mugabe’s US$5 million three-story villa in Hong Kong, where his daughter is at University. The home is not a

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