Tag Archives: 23 July 2014

Diaspora most viable exports

via Diaspora most viable exports – DailyNews Live 22 July 2014 by Conrad Nyamutata HARARE – Last week, both President Robert Mugabe and his deputy Joice Mujuru addressed the issue of Diasporans, the former, chiding them for leaving their own country, and the latter imploring them to return and help “rebuild” Zimbabwe. Mugabe sounded aggrieved… Read More »

NGOs pull out of Chingwizi

via NGOs pull out of Chingwizi – DailyNews Live 22 July 2014 Godfrey Mtimba MASVINGO – A health disaster is looming at Chingwizi Transit Camp after non-governmental organisations offering sanitation assistance pulled out, a senior government official has warned. Felix Chikovo, the Masvingo provincial administrator, told a provincial development council meeting here that the situation… Read More »

VP choice: Respect ‘87 accord, Bob warned

via VP choice: Respect ‘87 accord, Bob warned 21 July 2014 ZANU PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo will likely be challenged in his bid to become the country’s second vice president after rivals dismissed claims by surrogates that he was the inevitable nominee – the job effectively his to refuse. National spokesperson Rugare Gumbo… Read More »

Lawyer ‘bashes’ client after being told he is dull

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Lawyer ‘bashes’ client after being told he is dull 22 July 2014 by Auxilia Katongomara A BULAWAYO lawyer allegedly bashed a client after she said he was “dull” for what she said was his failure to expeditiously process her estate papers. Tonderai Muchongwe of Majoko and Majoko legal practitioners appeared before… Read More »

Govt to compensate Zimdollar losses

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Govt to compensate Zimdollar losses 22 July 2014 Treasury is considering a token repayment for the Zimbabwe dollar accounts lost in the changeover to the multi-currency regime in 2009, and this to restore confidence in the financial services sector, parliament was told on Monday. Providing oral evidence to a parliamentary portfolio… Read More »

SA raises security concerns over explosives smuggled from Zim

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | SA raises security concerns over explosives smuggled from Zimbabwe 22 July 2014 South Africa says it is ‘keen’ to know how supposedly protected explosives such as detonators and plastic cartridges found their way out of Zimbabwe to unscrupulous citizens who, in turn, smuggle them into the neighbouring country. This follows an… Read More »

Former police detective seeks Mugabe’s intervention

via Former police detective seeks Mugabe’s intervention – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 22, 2014 by Moses Matenga FORMER police detective Farayi Nyapokoto has sought President Robert Mugabe’s intervention in a matter where he wants Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri to compensate him for unlawful arrest after he spilled the beans over the alleged murder of two robbery… Read More »

Innscor to retrench Bulawayo employees

via Innscor to retrench Bulawayo employees – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 22, 2014 by Nqobile Bhebhe FAST-FOODS group Innscor Africa has informed its workforce that it would be retrenching its warehouse, distribution and administration section employees in Bulawayo citing viability challenges. The retrenchment was announced to workers through a memorandum dated July 15 signed by human… Read More »

Mid-Term Budget Review in doubt

via Mid-Term Budget Review in doubt – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 22, 2014 by Veneranda Langa THE Mid-Term Budget Review statement was highly unlikely to be announced anytime soon, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa told Parliament yesterday. Chinamasa said this when he appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development where he explained… Read More »

Chinamasa blames dollarisation

via Chinamasa blames dollarisation | The Herald July 22, 2014 by Farai Machivenyika THE introduction of the multi-currency regime in 2009 is to blame for the economic challenges Zimbabwe faces today as it caused an increase in the cost of commodities and raised salaries to unsustainable levels while reducing demand, Finance and Economic Development Minister… Read More »

Press barred from covering tax appeals

via Press barred from covering tax appeals – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 22, 2014 by Charles Laiton FISCAL Court of Appeal judge Justice Samuel Kudya yesterday barred journalists from covering the on-going tax appeal cases at the courts following an application by top South African lawyer Adrian de Bourbon. De Bourbon also threatened to sue Zimpapers… Read More »

Govt, brokers agree on ZSE demutualisation

via Govt, brokers agree on ZSE demutualisation – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 22, 2014 by Tarisai Mandizha THE government and the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the transformation of the bourse into a publicly traded firm. Stockbrokers and government would in the interim own 68% and 32% respectively. The… Read More »

Mugabe’s EU Cheerleader

Mugabe’s EU Cheerleader – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 21st June 2014 The Zimbabwe Action Forum (ZAF), meeting after the Saturday Vigil, condemned pro-Mugabe comments by the EU’s Ambassador to Harare Aldo Dell’Ariccia. The loud-mouthed diplomat openly showed his colours when he addressed a meeting in Harare. ‘Luckily we don’t have a leadership crisis in this country’,… Read More »

Mugabe’s Borrowdale Brooke neighbour speaks out

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Mugabe’s Borrowdale Brooke neighbour speaks out 22 June 2014 A Harare man who is expected to appear in court tomorrow after his dogs killed a buck at President Robert Mugabe’s mansion in Borrowdale Brooke last year is proud to be the First Family’s neighbour. Michael Pazarangu is facing charges of allowing… Read More »

Chinese investors dupe Zanu-PF bigwigs

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Chinese investors dupe Zanu-PF bigwigs 22 June 2014 by Brian Chitemba Top Government and Zanu-PF officials were duped by a group of dubious Chinese investors whose licence has since been cancelled for flouting immigration, exchange control and tax regulations, it has been learnt. The Chinese, who were operating under Mezzotin Investments… Read More »

‘Jonathan Moyo not targeted in Baba Jukwa investigations’

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | ‘Jonathan Moyo not targeted in Baba Jukwa investigations’ 22 June 2014 Police have dismissed reports that top government officials are under investigation in connection with the recent arrest of The Sunday Mail Editor Edmund Kudzayi over publications of posts on the Baba Jukwa Facebook page. This is contrary to reports in… Read More »

Spirits angry at govt over diamonds says Chief

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Spirits angry at govt over diamonds says Chief 22 June 2014 MUTARE – President of the Chiefs’ Council, Chief Fortune Charumbira has said diamond mining operations in Chiadzwa are facing numerous problems because the spirits are angry at government and mining companies for snubbing traditional leaders and local cultures.Addressing stakeholders at… Read More »

State exposes Sunday Mail editor’s lies

via State exposes Sunday Mail editor’s lies | The Zimbabwean 22 June 2014 A State prosecutor, Tawanda Zvekare, has exposed the embattled Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, as a liar whose publication in May claimed that two Zimbabwean journalists based in South Africa were behind the viral Baba Jukwa Facebook page. The Sunday Mail, on… Read More »

Top Cop nabbed for extortion

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Top Cop nabbed for extortion 21 June 2014 A senior cop in Bulawayo’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID) frauds section has been arrested for extortion and fraud.Police sources say Detective Chief Inspector Machinga was arrested in the city on Friday after soliciting and receiving a bribe from a suspect. Details of the… Read More »

Child sexual abuse needs to be eradicated says Mugabe

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Child sexual abuse needs to be eradicated says Mugabe 22 June 2014 by Staff Reporter President Robert Mugabe has called on youths to desist from engaging in early sexual activities, while also taking a dig at older people who are abusing children. Speaking during the official opening of the 22nd session… Read More »

SA permits: Zim seeks Pretoria meeting

via SA permits: Zim seeks Pretoria meeting 21 June 2014 by South Africa Correspondent THE Zimbabwean government is keen to meet the South African authorities to discuss the possible renewal of permits introduced on foreigners in 2010 by President Jacob Zuma’s administration. Zimbabwe’s acting ambassador to South Africa, Samuel Mhango, confirmed a meeting was pending… Read More »

Sunday Mail editor faces life in the can

via Sunday Mail editor faces life in the can 21/06/2014 SUNDAY Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, faces life in prison if convicted on the shock charges laid against him when he appeared before a Harare magistrate on Saturday. Kudzayi was arrested on Thursday and has been charged with “attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry,… Read More »

Child sexual abuse victims locked in psychological prisons

via Child sexual abuse victims locked up in psychological prisons – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 21 June 2014 by Alois Vinga   LINDA is about to celebrate her 21st birthday. Although everyone around her is wishing her well, a vivid memory haunts her and brings tears to her eyes even on happy occasions. ALOIS VINGA It is… Read More »

Forestry firms urged to co-exist with villagers

via Forestry firms urged to co-exist with villagers – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 21 June 2014 by Obey Manayiti   PLAYERS in the forestry sector have been urged to co-exist with surrounding villagers and stop accusing them of invading and burning their plantations without addressing their grievances. OBEY MANAYITI Every year, there are reports of veld fires… Read More »

Sunday Mail editor charged with terrorism

via Sunday Mail editor charged with terrorism – DailyNews Live. 21 June 2014 by Staff Writer   HARARE – Edmund Kudzayi, the Sunday Mail editor has been remanded in custody to Monday pending his bail application. He is being charged with subverting a constitutional government by attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry, sabotage… Read More »

Zim courts US over hunting ban

via Zim courts US over sport hunting ban – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 21 June 2014   ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate Change minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday revealed that Zimbabwe is in delicate discussions with the United States government over a trophy and sport haunting ban imposed last year. Senior Reporter Kasukuwere said the country would sent a… Read More »

Police harrass Church

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:       Sungai Mazando, Communications Secretary mazando@tz.co.zw or  communications@tz.co.zw or +263 773 425 250    PASTORS DETAINED BY POLICE IN NYANGA AFTER ATTENDING A PRAYER MEETING ORGANISED BY TRANSFORM ZIMBABWE Bishop Nerwande of Holy Cross church in Mangongondoza township together with his associate pastors Mr and Mrs Makawamadze were detained by police… Read More »