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IMF and World Bank reject Zimbabwe’s loan bid

via IMF and World Bank reject Zimbabwe’s loan bid | Public Finance International By Judith Ugwumadu | 09 January 2014 Zimbabwe has failed in its bid to qualify for a new loan from international lenders and has been told to clear its

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Zanu PF masters of diversion

via Zanu PF masters of diversion – Southern Eye 10 January 2014 BULAWAYO Provincial Affairs minister Eunice Sandi-Moyo’s first policy initiative since her appointment in September last year is a proposal to rename all roads, buildings, stadiums and health institutions with English

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Mugabe zealots will be waiting back home – MuckRaker

via Mugabe zealots will be waiting back home – The Zimbabwe Independent January 10, 2014  MuckRaker The Zimbabwe Independent carried a report last week that “a nine-member high-powered delegation of captains of industry had taken it upon itself to engage the European

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Wikileaks scare: Zimbabwe government officials under tight leash

via Wikileaks scare: Zimbabwe government officials under tight leash January 10, 2014  By Paidamoyo Muzulu Zimbabwe Independent AS captains of industry prepare to travel to Europe to engage the European Union this month, it has emerged that the Zimbabwean government is keeping

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Massive jump in 2014 budget allocation for Mugabe ’s office

via Massive jump in 2014 budget allocation for Mugabe ’s office January 10, 2014 By Kudzai Kuwaza Zimbabwe Independent THE Office of the President and Cabinet is set to gobble a sizeable chunk of the 2014 budget after being allocated more than US$206

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Legislator slams ZANU PF for intimidating civil servants

via Legislator slams ZANU PF for intimidating civil servants | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo January 10, 2014 Senior MDC-T legislator Paurina Mpariwa has accused ZANU PF of hiding behind the law to violate the rights of civil servants, who are

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We’ll take Mugabe cash: Julius Malema

via We’ll take Mugabe cash: Malema – Southern Eye 10 January 2014 CONTROVERSIAL South African politician Julius Malema yesterday said he will accept funding from President Robert Mugabe if offered as he defended the 89-year-old ruler’s record. Malema sparked speculation in 2010

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Malnutrition Ravages Mat South

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Malnutrition Ravages Mat South by Farai Sibanda January 10, 2014 Malnutrition has hit thousands of villagers especially children in Matabeleland South province as severe hunger stalks the area due to a ravaging drought caused by poor rains in past two

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Food Situation Worsens in Zimbabwe

via Food Situation Worsens in Zimbabwe by Blessing  Zulu, Jonga Kandemiiri 09.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe The food crisis in Zimbabwe is set to worsen after the World Food Programme (WFP) conceded that it is struggling to raise enough funds needed to feed about 2.2 million Zimbabweans who

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Govt spurns CFU overtures

via Govt spurns CFU overtures – DailyNews Live by Mugove Tafirenyika  10 JANUARY 2014  Government says it has no intention of re-engaging with the Commercial Farmers Union (CFU), an independent membership-driven organisation which advances the interests of white farmers in Zimbabwe. Agriculture

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I remain a candle in the storm – Eliot Pfebve

via I remain a candle in the storm  - Eliot Pfebve Nov 2009  January 10, 2014 at 11:31pm When it comes to standing up for a cause, help me Lord that I remain a candle in the storm and no matter what it

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Gono empire falls on hard times

via Gono empire falls on hard times | The Zimbabwean 08.01.14 Former Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono is failing to pay workers at the many companies he owns, as his business empire struggles to keep afloat. Employees told this newspaper they had

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What lies beneath the Gono – Kereke feud?

via What lies beneath the Gono – Kereke feud? | SW Radio Africa  by Tichaona Sibanda  January 10, 2014 Gideon Gono and Munyaradzi Kereke. Mere mention of these two names in Zimbabwe stirs up heated debate over their feud. Is their fight

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Army, police benefited from Gono graft – Kereke

via Army, police benefited from Gono graft — Kereke – NewsDay Zimbabwe January 10, 2014 The ongoing fight between Bikita West Member of Parliament Munyaradzi Kereke and former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono has opened a can of worms on

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MPS preparations gather steam

via MPS preparations gather steam January 10, 2014 NewsDay PREPARATIONS for the much-delayed Monetary Policy Statement have gathered steam as business organisations have begun inviting final submissions ahead of the presentation later this month. Monetary policy is the process by which the

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