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Zimbabweans round on ‘fat cat’ state executives

via Zimbabweans round on ‘fat cat’ state executives | The Source January 31, 2014 It’s not just Wall Street or London’s Square Mile where “fat cat” salaries trigger banner headlines and howls of outrage from activists and lawmakers. In cash-strapped and deeply

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Obscene salaries: War veterans breathe fire | The Herald

via Obscene salaries: War veterans breathe fire | The Herald February 1, 2014 Government must urgently act on bosses at State-linked enterprises before ordinary people take the law into their own hands by effecting citizen arrests on implicated officials, a war veterans’

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Looting spree: Little hope for action

via Looting spree: Little hope for action – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 Editor’s Memo with Stewart Chabwinja SINCE news of extravagant executive salaries at insolvent state broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) broke, reports of scandalous salaries and systematic looting at other

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Cuthbert Dube off the hook

via Cuthbert Dube off the hook – NewsDay Zimbabwe January 31, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu Former ZBC chairman Cuthbert Dube will not be prosecuted for administrative bungling at the State broadcaster where he approved outrageous salaries and allowances for top management. This was

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Grace Mugabe grabs more of Mazoe Citrus Estate

via Grace Mugabe grabs more of Mazoe Citrus Estate – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 in News PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, who last year took over part of former Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed agro producer Interfresh’s Mazoe Citrus Estate, has occupied

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2013 polls tainted: ZHRC

via 2013 polls tainted: ZHRC January 31, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu NewsDay THE proclamation of the July 31 polls by President Robert Mugabe without consultation and debt write off order by Local Government ministry tainted the elections, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

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Not the Africa we want

via Not the Africa we want – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and colleagues from across the continent are in Ethiopia for the African summit where this year there is a nascent buzz phrase “Agenda 2063: The Africa

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AU credibility questioned after appointing Mugabe to top post

via AU credibility questioned after appointing Mugabe to top post | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Friday, January 31, 2014 The credibility of the African Union (AU) is being questioned after Robert Mugabe was this week appointed to a top

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Mangoma censured by party following executive meeting

via Mangoma censured by party following executive meeting | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Friday, January 31, 2014 MDC-T deputy treasurer-general, Elton Mangoma, was on Friday censured by the national executive for taking the leadership renewal debate outside party structures.

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Mangoma censured, Bennett sidelined

via Mangoma censured, Bennett sidelined JANUARY 31, 2014 NehandaRadio A heated meeting of the MDC-T National Executive on Friday censured Deputy Treasurer General Elton Mangoma for using the media to push a leadership change agenda instead of using party channels and platforms.

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Govt ‘mortgages’ fuel assets

via Govt ‘mortgages’ fuel assets – DailyNews Live by Gift Phiri 31 JANUARY 2014 Government was this week expected to sign a commercial agreement with Mining, Oils and Gas Services (MOGS) over the construction of a $1 billion fuel pipeline, and the lease

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Tsvangirai ‘saves’ now one too many – The MuckRaker

via Tsvangirai ‘saves’ now one too many – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 The MuckRaker A very disconcerting trend is persisting in the MDC-T; party officials voicing dissent to Morgan Tsvangirai’s leadership are needing to be “saved” by the former premier from

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One meal a day for prisoners

via One meal a day for prisoners January 31, 2014 By Paidamoyo Muzulu NewsDay THE three MDC-T activists released on bail on Wednesday said they would want to thank God that they came out alive after 33 months in remand at Chikurubi Maximum

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Govt must avoid half measures on RBZ debt

via Govt must avoid half measures on RBZ debt – The Zimbabwe Independent January 31, 2014 by Jacob Sithole GOVERNMENT has finally agreed to take over debts amounting to about US$1,35 billion incurred by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) over the years

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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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