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MDC-T dead and buried – Mugabe

via MDC-T dead and buried – Mugabe – The Standard December 15, 2013 by Bernard Mpofu and Patrice Makova President Robert Mugabe yesterday said the MDC-T was all but “dead and buried” after the opposition party’s massive loss to Zanu PF in

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Biti’s reforms set to be undone

via Biti’s reforms set to be undone Zimbabwe Mail 15 December 2013 FORMER finance minister Tendai Biti’s reforms during the inclusive government are set to be undone as his successor moves to revise some of his fiscal measures in line with a

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Madiba Magic or Mandela the Myth?

via Madiba Magic or Mandela the Myth? Leadership and Flawed Democracy – News24 Voices By Martin Warburg Our housekeeper once told me that the ANC remains strong at the polls because of the “old man” – Nelson Mandela. “Once he dies”, she

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Mandela buried

via Mandela buried December 15, 2013 by Reuters/NewsDay QUNU, South Africa- The body of Nelson Mandela was laid to rest on Sunday in a grave near his family homestead at Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The burial followed a state funeral

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They’re fools, says Mugabe

via They’re fools, says Mugabe – DailyNews Live by Thelma Chikwanha  15 DECEMBER 2013  Mugabe yesterday ended his party’s 14th annual people’s conference with a scathing attack on the West and its leaders, branding them “fools”. While the Zanu PF strongman took

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Find money, Mugabe orders Chinamasa

via Find money, Mugabe orders Chinamasa 14/12/2013 NewZimbabwe Mugabe vowed Saturday to use mining earnings to help the poor, and called on Zimbabweans to form their own companies to benefit from the forced sell-off of foreign-owned firms. Closing his party’s annual conference

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ZMDC ‘doing nothing’: Mugabe

via ZMDC ‘doing nothing’: Mugabe 14/12/2013 NewZimbabwe PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe Friday ordered a clean-up at the State-owned Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) which he says is “doing nothing.” Addressing members during Zanu PF’s annual conference in Chinhoyi, Mugabe said there is need

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Mugabe plans ban on private gold sales

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Mugabe plans ban on private gold sales by Reuters 14 December 2013 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said on Friday his government would soon ban private trade in gold, and require producers to sell the mineral through a state company.

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Gold panners to get lifeline

via Gold panners to get lifeline – Southern Eye by Oscar Nkala The government says the amended Mines and Minerals Act, due take effect in February, will decriminalise gold panning and provide for the State to seize unexploited mining claims from foreign

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Chinese leave trail of destruction in Mat South

via Chinese leave trail of destruction in Mat South – Southern Eye by Albert Ncube ALTHOUGH the Environment, Water and Climate ministry has ordered the cessation of alluvial mining operations by Chinese companies in Matabeleland South following massive land degradation along major

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Govt to introduce import licences – Sunday Mail

via Govt to introduce import licences  15 December 2013 by Prince Mushawevato Sunday Mail Faced with a rising tide of cheap imports and a local industry that is under severe stress, Government will from next year regulate the importation of goods by issuing

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300 companies liquidated – Sunday Mail

via 300 companies liquidated Sunday, 15 December 2013 Sunday Mail by Enacy Mapakame A slowing local economy continues to weigh on local companies, with revelations that more than 283 companies have been liquidated since 2009, raising the spectre of further collapse if Government

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Chinotimba threatens to take stands

via Chinotimba threatens to take stands | The Zimbabwean 15.12.13 by Regerai Tututuku Joseph Chinotimba, the Buhera south legislator, has threatened to seize residential stands from MDC-T supporters in Masvingo’s Runyararo west suburb, accusing them of selling out by not supporting Zanu PF.

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Civil servants still await govt’s ‘token’ salary increment

via Civil servants still await govt’s ‘token’ salary increment – DailyNews Live by Bridget Mananavire  15 DECEMBER 2013 Civil servants’ “token” salary increments promised by President Robert Mugabe in the run up to the July 31 elections have remained a pie in

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Stop the rot at parastatals

via Stop the rot at parastatals – The Standard December 15, 2013 in Editorial Zimbabwe’s parastatals have become synonymous with looting and corruption. The struggling state-owned enterprises have become feeding troughs for corrupt ministers and other senior government officials who turn to

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