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Zimbabwe’s Mining Development fund looted: Auditor General

via Mining fund looted: Auditor General 23/03/2014 NewZimbabwe THE Comptroller and Auditor General’s office has issued a damning report on the operations of the Mining Development Fund, alleging rampant fraud. The audit report, now before the Parliamentary public accounts committee, covers the

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‘Name, shame corrupt Zanu PF ministers’

via ‘Name, shame corrupt Zanu PF ministers’ March 24, 2014 in NewsDay by Veneranda Langa MDC-T Mbizo MP Settlement Chikwinya has dared President Robert Mugabe to name and shame corrupt Zanu PF Cabinet ministers and government officials to prove his commitment to

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ZRP partners Zimparks in flushing out poachers

via ZRP partners Zimparks in flushing out poachers March 24, 2014 in NewsDay THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority (Zimparks) has enlisted the services of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to flush out a group of 30 suspected Zambian poachers who invaded Hwange

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Diamond miners may face perjury charges

via Diamond miners may face perjury charges | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, March 24, 2014 The fallout over the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust intensified last week, as it emerged that Chiadzwa diamond miners could face perjury charges

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Zimbabwe risks army unrest over pay delay

via Govt risks army unrest over pay delay 23/03/2014 NewZimbabwe MORALE is reportedly at its lowest among the country’s security services after the cash-strapped government postponed their pay date. The last time Zimbabwe faced the threat of unrest from the normally patient

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ZANU PF ploughs ahead with the Sovereign Wealth Fund

via ZANU PF ploughs ahead with the Sovereign Wealth Fund | SW Radio Africa  by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, March 24, 2014 As Zimbabwe forges ahead towards creating a Sovereign Wealth Fund, observers fear the ZANU PF government is not ready for

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Zimbabwe urged to renegotiate foreign mining deals

via Zim urged to renegotiate foreign mining deals | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Monday, March 24, 2014 Zimbabwe’s government is being urged to renegotiate mining agreements it has made with some foreign investors, who have been accused of using

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Zimbabwe’s new central bank governor faces currency constraint

via Zim’s new central bank governor faces currency constraint | Mail & Guardian 24 MAR 2014 by Brian Latham and Godfrey Marawanyika The incoming Zimbabwean central bank governor will focus on regulation rather than money controls in a country which has abandoned

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Controversial Ndebele paper haunts Zimsec

via Controversial Ndebele paper haunts Zimsec March 24, 2014 in NewsDay THE issue of the controversial 2013 Grade 7 Ndebele examination paper that was condemned for the use of inappropriate language surfaced again in the National Assembly last week as MPs demanded

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Moyo plots Tsholotsho Two: Retired Brigadier General

via Moyo plots Tsholotsho Two: Rt General 23/03/2014 NewZimbabwe INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo’s decision to unbundle the ZBC at the turn of the century was meant to “weaken (the institution) and then buy” the separate units for a song as part of

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Zimbabwe wants to mend rift with Britain

via Zim wants to mend rift with Britain – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere  24 MARCH 2014 Zimbabwe has asked France to help the troubled southern African nation mend relations with former colonial ruler Britain. Christopher Mutsvangwa, Zimbabwe’s deputy Foreign Affairs minister,

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Fresh waves flee worsening economy

via Fresh waves flee worsening economy NewZimbabwe 22/03/2014 by IRIN A DEEPENING economic crisis in Zimbabwe is worsening already high levels of unemployment and driving a fresh wave of labour migrations into neighbouring countries, say economists. “People are desperate because of the job losses,

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Tobacco farmers see decline in leaf prices

via Tobacco farmers see decline in leaf prices – DailyNews Live by Frances Harawa  23 MARCH 2014  In years gone by, the chant of the tobacco auctioneer was music to farmers’ ears. That chant, however, had increasingly become discordant following the drop

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Agricluture minister Made lied about bumper maize harvest: Mliswa

via Agricluture minister Made lied about bumper maize harvest: Mliswa March 24, 2014 in NewsDay ZANU PF Hurungwe West MP Temba Mliswa last week accused Agriculture Minister Joseph Made of lying that the country would have a bumper maize harvest this year.

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“Bumper crop”, Made is lying: Mliswa

via Made is lying: Mliswa – DailyNews Live by Chengetai Zvauya  24 MARCH 2014  Temba Mliswa, Zanu PF legislator for Hurungwe West, has accused Agriculture minister Joseph Made of lying that Zimbabwe will have a bumper harvest this year. Mliswa believes Made’s

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