Monthly Archives: March 2014

Headline news Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Brussels, we have a problem! by Tanonoka Joseph Whande South Africa to clarify DZP permits this week Mliswa defends $165M ‘extortion’ bid Green Fuel needs $2bn to complete ethanol plants Recycled – Temba Mliswa in $165M scandal Five things Mangudya

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Brussels, we have a problem! by Tanonoka Joseph Whande

via Brussels, we have a problem! by Tanonoka Joseph Whande | SW Radio Africa  Monday, March 31, 2014 The past few weeks saw a brewing media frenzy over Robert Mugabe’s sanction busting visit to Belgium for the fourth edition of the over-rated

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South Africa to clarify DZP permits this week

South Africa permits D-day 31 March 2014 Southern Eye SOUTH Africa Home Affairs minister Naledi Pandor is this week expected to provide clarity on the renewal of special permits given to Zimbabwean immigrants as concern grows over the fate of

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Mliswa defends $165M ‘extortion’ bid

via Mliswa defends $165m ‘extortion’ bid 30/03/2014 NewZimbabwe ZANU PF legislator Temba Mliswa has defended pursuing businessman Conrad “Billy” Rautenbach over some $165 million in “facilitation fees” for helping link the tycoon with influential ruling party officials. According to the Herald newspaper,

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Green Fuel needs $2bn to complete ethanol plants

via ‘Green Fuel needs $2bn to complete ethanol plants’ – DailyNews Live by Bernard Chiketo  31 MARCH 2014 Bio-fuel firm Green Fuel requires a whopping $1,8 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) to complete the construction of four ethanol plants under its

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Recycled – Temba Mliswa in $165M scandal

via Temba Mliswa in $165 million scandal – Nehanda Radio Mar 31, 2014 Factional fighting within Zanu PF continues to intensify with the state media recycling a two-year-old story of how Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Temba Mliswa demanded US$165 million

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Five things Mangudya needs to do

via Five things Mangudya needs to do – DailyNews Live by Guthrie Munyuki  31 MARCH 2014 New Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Panonetsa Mangudya has what it takes to restore vibrancy and the zing in the banking industry. But a lot

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Muchechetere fingers Charamba for ZBC collapse

via Muchechetere fingers Charamba for ZBC collapse | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Monday, March 31, 2014 The presidential spokesperson George Charamba, who is also Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, has been accused of interference and causing the

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Stop this ‘insanity’ says expelled MDC-T youth leader

via Stop this ‘insanity’ says expelled MDC-T youth leader | SW Radio Africa  by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, March 31, 2014  MDC-T secretary-general Promise Mkwananzi has described as a ‘nullity’ his expulsion from the party by a faction said to be aligned

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Let’s take action: Tsvangirai

via Let’s take action: Tsvangirai – DailyNews Live by Fungi Kwaramba  31 MARCH 2014 Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says it is time to take the President Robert Mugabe-led government head-on through action which he did not specify. Speaking at a rally in

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Another GNU won’t solve Zimbabwe’s problems

via Another GNU won’t solve Zim problems – DailyNews Live 31 MARCH 2014 Dewa Mavhinga, the chairperson for Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, says civil society should now focus more on empowering citizens to directly demand accountability from government instead of purporting to

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Zimbabwe government abandons communal farmers

via Government abandons communal farmers | SW Radio Africa  by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Monday, March 31, 2014 In a move that is likely to anger villagers the government has with immediate effect scrapped the free agricultural inputs handouts that were being issued

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Midlands centre of Zanu PF factional fights

Midlands centre of Zanu PF factional fights March 31, 2014 NewsDay by Blessed Mhlanga During his 90th birthday interview last month President Robert Mugabe castigated the factional fighting which has rocked his party Zanu PF and went further to dismiss the

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#mugabe’s tour of Gono farm raise eyebrows

Mugabe’s tour of Gono farm raise eyebrows By Paidamoyo Muzulu March 31, 2014 in NewsDay Speculation increased last week that President Mugabe has been grooming former Reserve Bank Governor (RBZ) Gideon Gono for a Cabinet post and eventually the presidency. This followed

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Zuma joins #mugabe’s EU boycott

via Zuma joins Mugabe’s EU boycott | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Monday, March 31, 2014 South African President Jacob Zuma has made a last minute decision not to attend this week’s European Union (EU) – Africa summit, which is

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