Tag Archives: 17 June 2014

Mugabe legitimises fiscal indiscipline

via Mugabe legitimises ‘fiscal indiscipline’ | SW Radio Africa. 16 June 2014  by Nomalanga Moyo   President Robert Mugabe has signed into law the Financial Adjustments Bill thereby transferring unauthorised expenditure from 2013 to the current budget. According to the Daily News, the government overran the 2013 budget by $400 million with the biggest spender,… Read More »

Call on EUIB to cancel loans to Mugabe

Zimbabwe Social Democrats call on European Investment Bank to cancel indirect loans to Mugabe regime Press Released Sunday 15 June 2014. According to recent reports, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering extending loans to Zimbabwe’s private sector but not to the Zimbabwe government. Whilst this is would be welcome news under normal circumstance this… Read More »

Umguza pollution, 11 000 households affected

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Umguza water pollution becomes national crisis, 11 000 households affected. 16 June 2014 by Staff Reporter Umguza water pollution has earned a national crisis status where the inter-ministerial evaluation Cabinet committee on Water Pollution sits for two days every week in Harare to deliberate on the issue and engage polluters as… Read More »

We want Jobs: Youths demand

via We want Jobs: Youths demand. MDC-T Newsletter 16 June 2014 Hundreds of MDC youth in Harare today gathered in the Harare Gardens to commemorate the Day of the African Child under the theme “Demanding Accessible, Affordable, Quality Education, Jobs and Equal opportunities for all.” The arrest of Harare province youth assembly executive member, Denford… Read More »

Mugabe, Moyo Hammer Out Amicable Solution

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Mugabe, Moyo Hammer Out Amicable Solution. 16 June 2014 Harare, June 13, 2014-Information,Media and Broadcasting minister Jonathan Moyo has reportedly apologised to President Robert Mugabe after accusations he was causing divisions in Cabinet and Zanu PF, The Zimbabwe Mail has learnt. Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba, last night confirmed the meeting between the president… Read More »

Sustainable intensification: a new buzzword to feed the world?

via Sustainable intensification: a new buzzword to feed the world? | The Zimbabwean. 16 June 2014 by IAN SCOONES The term ‘sustainable intensification’ (SI) has entered academic and policy discourse in recent years, including in debates about what to do about agriculture in Zimbabwe.  I have been intrigued for some while to find out what it… Read More »

Biti rallies young generation to action

via Biti rallies young generation to action. newzimbabwe.com 16 June 2014 OPPOSITION leader Tendai Biti has rallied the young generation to rise to the challenge of rescuing the country saying President Robert Mugabe and his political nemesis Morgan Tsvangirai were two sides of the same coin and abysmal failures. The MDC-T secretary general told a meeting… Read More »

Will UN climate talks help or hinder?

via Will UN climate talks help or hinder?. NEWSDAY 16 June 2014 by Wisdom Mdzungairi Despite powerful evidence that climate change threatens our economies, our health and our safety, most countries remain slow to act on environmental protection. Why don’t we want to hear about climate change and what is behind global citizens’ collective inaction?… Read More »

Respect property rights first

via Editor | The Zimbabwean | Zimbabwe News. 16 June 2014   The Zanu (PF) government is talking loudly about how it plans to make the indigenisation policy more attractive to investors by making shareholding demands sector specific rather than adopting a one-size-fits-all approach. It is clear that this abandonment of the hard-core stance that had… Read More »

Mugabe gags Jonathan Moyo

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Mugabe ‘gags’ Jonathan Moyo. 16 June 2014 by Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reportedly gagged Information minister Jonathan Moyo from making disparaging public comments against his Zanu PF counterparts and government officials over the next four years as part of efforts to contain him, NewsDay has learnt. The alleged order… Read More »

Biti calls for rethink on Zimbabwe State

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Tendai Biti calls for rethink on Zimbabwe State. 16 June 2014 by Staff reporter Zimbabwe’s pre and post-independence politicians have failed the nation and the current generation needs to stand up and recreate the “nation state that should be Zimbabwe” former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. Biti told his renewal… Read More »

Foreboding anxiety fills Zimbabweans

via Foreboding anxiety fills Zimbabweans. 16 June 2014 NEWSDAY  Editorial ZIMBABWE’s economic outlook is spiraling downward in a deflationary vicious circle that is wrecking any chance of resurgence. NEWSDAY EDITORIAL Despite a vociferously proclaimed by President Robert Mugabe’s government, primary surplus, the economic outlook remains subdued and gloomy with the World Bank lowering Zimbabwe’s growth… Read More »

Zimbabwe loses $770m diamond money

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zimbabwe loses $770m diamond money. 15 June 2014 Zimbabwe lost about $770 million in potential revenue between 2008 and 2012 through undervaluation and transfer pricing of its gems from the Marange diamond fields. A report by Partnership Africa Canada on illicit financial flows in the diamonds industry said the gems were… Read More »

Uproar over non-Ndebele speakers

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Uproar over non-Ndebele speaking teachers. 15 June 2014 by Vusumuzi Dube ACADEMICS and the Bulawayo Provincial Education office have expressed concern over the employment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in primary schools in the Matabeleland region saying this was contributing to the low pass rate at these schools. Speaking during a workshop… Read More »

Enter Fool Stage Left – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 14th June 2014

‘Life is getting better in Zimbabwe’ reads the headline over a ‘review’ in the London Telegraph by a former director of Britain’s National Theatre Richard Eyre. ‘Many Zimbabweans are now prospering’.  Mr Eyre says: ‘I’ve just returned from Zimbabwe, where my daughter has recently gone to live with her family. Six years ago inflation was… Read More »