Tag Archives: 10 June 2014

CONSTITUTION WATCH 4/2014

CONSTITUTION WATCH 4/2014 [9th June 2014] The New National Prosecuting Authority Set Up by the Constitution & Its Enabling Act – The National Prosecuting Authority Bill Introduction The Constitution  Section 258 of the Constitution establishes a National Prosecuting Authority [NPA] which is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases on behalf of the State.  The NPA is… Read More »

Zim to miss target: Biti

via Zim to miss growth target: Biti – DailyNews Live. 9 June 2014 HARARE – Zimbabwe’s former Finance minister Tendai Biti says government must revise downwards its 6,2 percent 2014 economic growth target to 1,2 percent on the back of depressed revenue inflows. He said government’s revenue collections were inconsistent with its projected target, adding… Read More »

Zimbabwe drama to grace Edinburgh Festival

via Zim play to grace Edinburgh Festival. Newzimbabwe.com 09 June 2014 AFTER a successful run at the recently held Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), the theatre production, ‘The Gods You’ve Built’ is set to grace the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. The Edinburgh Festival is the biggest arts festival in the world and it takes… Read More »

Shamuyarira died penniless, ignored by Zanu PF

via Shamuyarira died penniless, ignored by Zanu PF. Daily News 09 June 2014 NATHAN Shamuyarira, Zimbabwe’s first Minister of Information, died “poor” and his wife Dorothy could not even visit him in hospital because of financial constraints, President Robert Mugabe and relatives admitted. Mugabe, who went to Shamuyarira’s funeral wake in his luxurious Mercedes Benz S600, was spared… Read More »

Zimbabwe: Broke and broker

The city water taps run dry every day in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital. Electrical power is scarce and there are frequent blackouts; private homes and all businesses need generators. Hospital supplies and doctors are scarce. So are functioning schools, street lights and all of the other daily governance items that governments, even some in Africa, normally… Read More »

Zanu-PF factionalism and corruption alarming

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | ‘Zanu-PF factionalism and corruption reach alarming levels’. 09 June 2014   Factmore Dzobo ZIMBABWE National Liberation War Veterans’ Association national chairman Jabulani Sibanda yesterday said factionalism and corruption within Zanu-PF is undermining the revolutionary party’s ideology and values that the people fought for during the liberation struggle. Speaking at a war… Read More »

Moyo put-down, Mugabe still in charge

via Moyo put-down shows Mugabe is in charge – DailyNews Live   9 June 2014 Guthrie Munyuki HARARE – President Robert Mugabe’s withering attack on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo is a show of power by Zimbabwe’s long-ruling leader. By throwing Moyo to the wolves in such a public and humiliating manner, Mugabe… Read More »

Wetlands mall construction continues

via Wetlands mall construction continues | The Zimbabwean. 08 June 2014 Construction of a controversial multi-million mall on wetlands in Borrowdale is gathering momentum in defiance of a government gazette last year that designated it as a protected area. Civil works are gathering pace, with constructors currently developing a road network and services. This has riled… Read More »

Upgrade to a chef suburb

via Upgrade to a chef suburb for better service – Kubatana Zimbabwe. 9 June 2014 by Amanda Atwood  A WhatsApp subscriber shared this suggestion for dealing with loadshedding, potholes and poor service delivery – Move to a chef suburb! Tired of staying in a street with tall grass, potholes and a neighbourhood plagued with electricity loadshedding? Shift to… Read More »

Denmark to inject $95m into Zim

via Denmark to inject $95m into Zim – DailyNews Live 9 JUNE 2014 JOHN KACHEMBERE HARARE – As Zimbabwe continues to struggle with securing funding for the development of its infrastructure projects due to high country political risk, the Denmark International Development Agency (Danida) is set to inject $95 million into the country. This comes as Denmark, which closed… Read More »

WOZA communique

WOZA AND ZLHR APPLAUD RULING OF CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ON THE CONDITION OF DETENTION CELLS AT HARARE CENTRAL POLICE STATION Press Statement, 06 June 2014 Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) received a successful judgment from the Constitutional Court in the case brought by WOZA members, Jennifer Williams, Magodonga Mahlangu,… Read More »

Nathan Shamuyarira – Obituary

via Nathan Shamuyarira – Obituary Zimbabwe Situation Facebook June 9, 2014 My passport’s place of birth entry has always raised curious questions as to how a Hove-fathered and Nkomo-mothered child could have been born in Marondera in 1942.  My simple explanation has been that I was born at Waddilove Institute were my father M.M. Hove taught at… Read More »