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Parliament faces mammoth task

via Parliament faces mammoth task – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu THIS year there is expectation that the eighth parliament will deliver more than 280 pieces of legislation necessitated by the adoption of a new constitution that came into

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NIEEF bankrupt despite US$1,3 billion in shares

via NIEEF bankrupt despite US$1,3 billion in shares – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 by Herbert Moyo DESPITE concluding transactions for shares worth US$1,3 billion from businesses in line with the government’s indigenisation policy, the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Fund (NIEEF)

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Thumbs up to Nhema

via Thumbs up to Nhema – DailyNews Live  3 JANUARY 2014  A controversial proposal by the Zimbabwe government to kick out foreign shop-owners, mainly Chinese and Nigerian nationals, in order to create opportunities to locals had sent shudders through diplomats, corporate executives,

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Mugabe is not like Jesus Christ

via Mugabe is not like Jesus Christ: Response to Psychology Maziwisa By Edward Kambarami  JANUARY 3, 2014 NehandaRadio “Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere” These words are attributed to Benjamin Franklin Wade, he was a US senator during

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MDC official backs Zapu properties fight

via MDC official backs Zapu properties fight January 3, 2014 by Silas Nkala NewsDay WAR VETERAN and MDC Matabeleland South provincial chairperson Pilate Ndebele has waded into the ex-Zipra property saga saying Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa must “shut up”

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ZAPU demands return of seized war records

via ZAPU demands return of seized war records | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  January 2, 2014  Former ZIPRA combatants say ZANU PF should return war records that it seized during the Gukurahundi period to enable the true story of the

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Zanu PF bigwigs jostle for chairmanship

via Zanu PF bigwigs jostle for chairmanship – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 by Elias Mambo ZANU PF politburo member Obert Mpofu and speaker of parliament Jacob Mudenda have been lobbying the party’s Matabeleland North provincial leadership to nominate them for the

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Zanu PF faction re-strategises

via Zanu PF faction re-strategises – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 by Elias Mambo ZANU PF officials believed to be aligned to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa recently met in Masvingo to map the way forward in the aftermath of their defeat in

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New year greetings from Simba Makoni President, (M.K.D)

via New year greetings from Simba Makoni President, (M.K.D) | The Zimbabwean 3 January 2014 To all citizens and permanent residents of Zimbabwe, welcome to the year 2014. Unfortunately, all indications are that, for the largest majority of us, life will remain

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Sneak peek into 2014 political landscape

via Sneak peek into 2014 political landscape – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 UNLIKE last year when President Robert Mugabe abruptly cut short his annual vacation in the Far East to return home and sort out the mess stalling the constitution-making

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Makoni slams Mugabe deceit over graft

via Makoni slams Mugabe deceit over graft 02/01/2014 NewZimbabwe Mavambo Kusile leader, Simba Makoni has accused President Robert Mugabe and his inner circle of effectively encouraging corruption by failing to act despite numerous threats to clamp-down on the problem. Makoni – a

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Zim mines minister urged to reveal ‘bribers’

via Zim mines minister urged to reveal ‘bribers’ | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell January 3, 2014 Zimbabwe’s new Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa has been urged to reveal the names of people he claims have tried to bribe him since he

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Govt clueless on economic crisis: Makoni

via Govt clueless on economic crisis: Makoni – DailyNews Live  3 JANUARY 2014  Opposition leader Simba Makoni has scoffed at claims by Patrick Chinamasa, the new Finance minister, that his spending plan ushers in the birth of a new economy, and the

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Bleak outlook for Zim economy in 2014

via Bleak outlook for Zim economy in 2014 | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda January 3, 2014 The economy in the country is not responding positively to last year’s election results, raising concerns that it’s stalling and heightening pressure on the

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Mining can trigger major economic growth – Eric Bloch

via Mining can trigger major economic growth – The Zimbabwe Independent January 3, 2014 by Eric Bloch The last instalment of this column highlighted that, given the right government policies and actions, agriculture can once again become a major contributor to Zimbabwe’s economic

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