Tag Archives: 27 June 2014

Mpofu, Zimra boss clash

via Mpofu, Zimra boss clash – DailyNews Live 26 June 2014 by John Kachembere HARARE – Transport minister Obert Mpofu and Zimbabwe Revenue Authority commissioner-general Gershom Pasi are headed for a clash following the minister’s insistence on creating a Border Post Authority. Mpofu’s ministry currently oversees over a dozen parastatals including the Zimbabwe National Road… Read More »

Brother to Sunday Mail Editor charged for being Baba Jukwa

via Brother to Sunday Mail Editor charged for being Baba Jukwa | The Zimbabwean 26 June 2014 by Sofia Mapuranga Phillip Tawanda Kudzayi, brother to incarcerated Sunday Mail Editor, Edmund Kudakwashe Kudzayi, today appeared in court facing charges of attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry, sabotage or terrorism” as well as “subverting a… Read More »

Tsvangirai plans legal action against ‘Mai Jukwa’

via Tsvangirai plans legal action against ‘Mai Jukwa’ – DailyNews Live 26 June 2014 Fungi Kwaramba HARARE – Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who endured disparaging attacks from the once faceless Amai Jukwa now unmasked as Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, plans to drag the 28-year-old to court. Kudzayi, who is currently languishing in remand… Read More »

STIs, ‘Mujuru flies’ rock Tk Mukosi camp

via STIs, ‘Mujuru flies’ rock Tk Mukosi camp – New Zimbabwe 25 June 2014 by Staff Reporter THE Chingwizi Transit Camp, temporary home to 3,000 families displaced by Tokwe Mukosi floods, has been hit by an outbreak of sexually transmitted infections (STI) with living conditions reportedly getting ever more desperate. Masvingo Provincial Aids Coordinator, Evos… Read More »

Delay setting up sovereign fund: IMF

via Delay setting up sovereign fund: IMF | The Herald June 26, 2014 The International Monetary Fund is recommending that Government delays the introduction of the Sovereign Wealth Fund saying it will add more fiscal stress to already strained accounts as the institution warned that fiscal under-performance remains the highest risk facing the economy. In… Read More »

Zim to host African Marketing Summit

via Zim to host African Marketing Summit | The Herald June 26, 2014 The relevance of being Africa-specific has never been more important than in current times. Booming economies, anticipated growth and investment strategies, including rapidly expanding urbanisation, globalisation and multinational companies are some of the factors that are heralding in a new Afro-centric mindset.… Read More »

Visit Zimbabwe instead of Kenya

via ROUTES Africa: Is the Zimbabwe ruling party behind Kenya tourism attacks? Visit Zimbabwe instead …. 26 June 2014 eTN’s exclusive article about Zimbabwe smearing Kenya’s Tourism  had caused quiet some attention in Zimbabwe and Kenya among tourism leaders. It started with Kenya’s marketing agency in London, Hills Balfour attacking eTN in some internal emails… Read More »

Zimbabwe banks seek Big Daddy investors abroad

via Zimbabwe banks seek Big Daddy investors abroad as defaults rise | Reuters 25 June, 2014 by MacDonald Dzirutwe A series of Zimbabwean-owned banks are struggling to stay above water as loan defaults grow, forcing lenders to turn to foreign investors if they can and undermining President Robert Mugabe’s black economic empowerment drive. With the… Read More »

Zimbabwe: Mother of missing Chimanimani girls speaks

via Mother of missing Chimanimani girls speaks | SW Radio Africa. by Mthulisi Mathuthu 25 June The mother of the Chimanimani girls who have been missing for a month has spoken to SW Radio Africa saying she suspects the children are with the local ZANU PF businessman who had initially abducted them before their disappearance. An… Read More »

Sadc member-countries urged to introduce universal visas

via Sadc member-countries urged to introduce universal visas – NewsDay Zimbabwe June 26, 2014 by Everson Mushava A SOUTH Africa-based tour operator has urged Sadc member countries to introduce universal visas and harmonise their laws to increase tourist activities in the region. Durban Tourism chief executive officer Phillip Sithole told NewsDay at Top Gear annual… Read More »

“Zimra boss lied, cops don’t get $7 million from roadblocks”

via “Zimra boss lied, cops don’t get $7 million from roadblocks” June 26, 2014 POLICE yesterday reacted angrily to claims by Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi that the law-enforcement agents were collecting and retaining between $3 million and $7 million per month at roadblocks, describing the claims as false. In a statement, Police… Read More »

Sunday Mail editor alleges victimisation as brother is arrested

via Sunday Mail editor alleges victimisation as brother is arrested | The Zimbabwean 26 June 2014 by Tawanda Majoni Edmund Kudzayi, the Sunday Mail editor who is being charged with treason and other offences, yesterday filed a bail application at the High Court, alleging that he was being victimised by politicians who fear he could… Read More »

Zim Concourt Endorses Dual Citizenship

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Zim Concourt Endorses Dual Citizenship 25 June 2014 The Constitutional Court has endorsed a Zimbabwean citizen’s unrestricted entitlement to dual citizenship rights and ordered the Registrar General, Minister of Home Affairs, Attorney General and the Principal Director of Immigration to comply with the law. In endorsing the dual citizenship law which… Read More »

Mass movement of people in search of water causes friction in Manicaland

via Mass movement of people in search of water causes friction in Manicaland | The Zimbabwean 25 June 2014 by Andrew Mambondiyani Rural community meetings, such as one held recently in Mpudzi Resettlement Scheme south of Mutare, are usually placid affairs dealing with mundane matters. Not any more. In the province, known for its highlands,… Read More »

Residents up in arms with City Fathers

via Residents up in arms with City Fathers | The Zimbabwean 26 June 2014 by ERC Information Concerned Kwekwe Residents have come out guns blazing hammering Councillors who they say sideline them on budget formation and planning. Angry residents demanded to be involved whenever the Kwekwe City Council is planning on budget issues. “Councillors seem… Read More »