Tag Archives: 2 June 2014

Shamed ZRP vows Budiriro vengeance

via Shamed ZRP vows Budiriro vengeance 31/05/2014 NewZimbabwe ZRP vowed to descend in force on Budiriro Sunday to round up members of an apostolic sect which, in scenes likely to have shaken the government, battered a woefully outnumbered posse of riot cops on Friday, leaving some injured. ZRP spokesperson Charity Charamba said members of the Johanne Masowe… Read More »

Memorial service for murdered Guruve family members held

via Memorial service for murdered Guruve family members held | The Zimbabwean 01.06.14 by Sofia Mapuranga A memorial service for two members of a Guruve farming family, killed after an attack near their home earlier this month was held at Thorn Tree Lodge in Harare Malcom Francis, 72 and his daughter Catherine, 35 were brutally beaten by unknown… Read More »

Zanu PF, civil servants at loggerheads

via Zanu PF, civil servants at loggerheads – The Standard June 1, 2014 by Nunurai Jena Zanu PF and war veterans in Mashonaland West are on a collision path with civil servants after announcing plans to supervise government workers in the province, allegedly to prevent them from abusing their offices and to curb corruption. Mashonaland West Zanu… Read More »

Liquidity crunch hits ‘bling kings’

via Liquidity crunch hits ‘bling kings’ – DailyNews Live by Ivan Zhakata and Lloyd Mbiba  1 JUNE 2014 Although Zimbabwean savers of all descriptions, from individuals and small businesses to corporations and institutions, have suffered in the ongoing liquidity crunch, the effect is seen most starkly among Harare’s high-spending “floss  kings” being arraigned before the courts for… Read More »

Dollarization: 29 firms exit stock market

via Dollarization: 29 firms exit stock market 31/05/2014 NewZimbabwe A TOTAL of 29 counters have stopped trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) since the economy was formally dollarized in February 2009. Speaking at the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe division chief Simon Nyarota said activity on the… Read More »

Grand coalition and politics of exclusion

via Grand coalition and politics of exclusion – The Standard by Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora June 1, 2014 Over the past few weeks the MDC led by Professor Welshman Ncube and an outfit led by Tendai Biti have been talking glowingly about their “Grand” coalition. Some of their officials have even described it as a “grand coalition of democrats”.… Read More »

Important ingredients for Zimbabwe’s turnaround

via Important ingredients for Zim’s turnaround 30/05/2014 by Mbango Sithole NewZimbabwe BEYOND the dark cloud of corruption, hopelessness and enduring poverty in Zimbabwe lies a possible dawn of justice, peace and prosperity for all. We are all desperate for a turnaround in our once prosperous country. In my opinion there are several ingredients required for that turnaround. These… Read More »

No climbdown or climb-up: Gono

via No climbdown or climb-up: Gono – Southern Eye by Obey Manayiti 1 June 2014 FORMER Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono says policy reviews and adjustments at any level of implementation are necessary to keep blueprints relevant. Gono, the Zanu PF Buhera Senator designate, was speaking in Mutare during a Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) awards… Read More »

Zimbabwe journalists finally march for World Press Freedom Day

via Journalists finally march for World Press Freedom Day | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Friday, May 30, 2014 Journalists, media practitioners, students and representatives from government and civil society finally came together on Friday to take part in the World Press Freedom Day march, which was originally planned for May 3rd but was stopped… Read More »

#mugabe, Tsvangirai Face Dillema in Fending off Health Rumours

via Mugabe, Tsvangirai Face Dillema in Fending off Health Rumours by Ndimyake Mwakalyele 30.05.2014 VOAZimbabwe Mugabe and his political rival, former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, are facing a dilemma of fending off rumors about the state of their health. Analysts say the key to quelling the speculation, lies with them. The recent video that went viral, showing president Robert… Read More »

VP Mujuru denounces factionalism – The Sunday Mail

via VP Mujuru denounces factionalism – The Sunday Mail by Munyaradzi Musiiwa | Sunday, Jun 1, 2014 Vice-President Mujuru yesterday denounced divisions in Zanu-PF, saying disunity would hinder the implementation of the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset). The Vice-President called for party unity while addressing party supporters at Mataga Growth Point during victory celebrations for… Read More »

#mugabe gives stern warning on violence | The Herald

via President gives stern warning on violence | The Herald May 30, 2014 by Farirai Machivenyika President Mugabe yesterday again warned anyone bent on organising illegal protests or inciting violence that they will face the full wrath of the law. At a police pass-out parade at Morris Training Depot in Harare, the President said Zimbabwe was a peace-loving… Read More »

Hero Mhanda buried, Zanu PF stay away

via Hero Mhanda buried, Zanu PF stay away 31/05/2014 NewZimbabwe Mugabe and his Zanu PF party’s top leadership were conspicuous by their absence when friends and relatives of the late Wilfred Mhanda who was also known as Dzinashe Machingura came together Saturday to bury the liberation war icon. Affectionately known as Cde Dzino, Mhanda was laid to… Read More »

ZimbabweSituation under new curatorship – 7 June 2014

www.ZimbabweSituation.com is under new curatorship from 7 June 2014. Special thanks to 5 separate groups for having offered resources to take on this community over the last week. Also to dozens of individuals who’ve offered support and services. Personal thanks haven’t been registered in all cases – please accept unreserved apologies. A fresh group of… Read More »