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Moyo sheds crocodile tears for press freedom

via Moyo sheds crocodile tears for press freedom | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, May 5, 2014 Information Minister Jonathan Moyo has criticised the police for preventing journalists from marching to mark World Press Freedom Day over the weekend.

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Has Zanu PF ever cared for the people?

via Has Zanu PF ever cared for the people? – NewsDay Zimbabwe May 5, 2014 by Everson Mushava “MAY I assure you that my government is determined to bring about meaningful change to the lives of the majority of the people in the

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Graft campaign a diversion, critics

via Graft campaign a diversion, critics 04/05/2014 NewZimbabwe THE government has been accused of embarking on a half-hearted campaign against corruption to divert attention from a failing economy and the ruling Zanu PF party’s failure to deliver on its election promises. Several

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Marange firms to produce 12 million carats in 2014

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Marange firms to produce 12 million carats in 2014 05 May 2014 Zimbabwe’s diamond output from the Marange fields is expected to decline to 12 million carats this year, according to diamond analysts Rapaport. That would be a 9,7 percent

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Foreigner swindled in $2,5 million mining joint venture

via Foreigner swindled in $2,5 million mining joint venture May 5, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu A HARARE businessman, Charles Chisango will on Wednesday appear before a Shurugwi magistrate facing charges of defrauding his foreign partners of mining equipment worth $2,5 million. Chisango is

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Stop frustrating investors: VP Mujuru | The Herald

via Stop frustrating investors: VP Mujuru | The Herald May 5, 2014 by Freeman Razemba Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday slammed senior Government officials whom she accused of frustrating foreign investors that refused to pay bribes as they sought documents to operate businesses.

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Bank transactions decline in #Zimbabwe

via Bank transactions decline – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere 5 MAY 2014 Zimbabwe’s financial transactions have declined significantly as the country slides into full deflation on the back of depressed aggregate demand, a recent report by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)

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#mugabe backed Dubai diamond exchange has failed

via Mugabe backed Dubai has failed, minister 04/05/2014 by NewZimbabwe I Agencies A CABINET minister has said the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) has failed to be a trustworthy market for Zimbabwean diamonds after delaying to remit proceeds from a March sale. Early last

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ILO seeks to promote social dialogue

via ILO seeks to promote social dialogue – DailyNews Live 5 MAY 2014 International Labour Organisation (ILO) assistant director general and newly-appointed Africa director — Aeneas Chapinga Chuma — was on his first official visit to Zimbabwe where he met the leadership,

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Tomana gunning for #zimbabwe human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa

via Tomana gunning for human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Monday, May 5, 2014 The outspoken human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, may soon be defending herself again in a case that was already dismissed by

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IDBZ secures $10m loan for tourism | The Herald

via IDBZ secures $10m loan for tourism | The Herald May 5, 2014 by Martin Kadzere THE Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe has secured a $10 million loan from the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa for on lending to tourism operators. Disbursement

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#mugabe must retire: Tsvangirai

via Mugabe must retire: Tsvangirai – DailyNews Live 5 MAY 2014 by Lloyd Mbiba Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday said President Robert Mugabe should throw in the towel because he has failed to revive the economy. Addressing a bumper crowd in Epworth

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Violence overshadows MDC-T rally in Epworth

via Violence overshadows MDC-T rally in Epworth | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Monday, May 5, 2014 Scenes of violence marred the end of an MDC-T rally in Epworth on Sunday, which left 14 activists injured, two of them seriously,

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Zanu PF activists storm MDC-T rally

via Zanu PF activists storm MDC-T rally – NewsDay Zimbabwe May 5, 2014 by Moses Matenga SUSPECTED Zanu PF supporters yesterday stormed an MDC-T rally addressed by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Epworth near Harare, and indiscriminately threw missiles at the opposition

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MDC-T pushes for opposition grand alliance

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | MDC-T pushes for opposition grand alliance by Ndou Paul 04 May 2014 The Tendai Biti led MDC-T leadership renewal faction is courting other political parties including Professor Welshman Ncube’s MDC for a grand coalition. The faction’s interim national chairperson, Dr Samuel Sipepa Nkomo,

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