Tag Archives: 7 July 2014

Govt blamed for loan defaults

via Govt blamed for loan defaults – DailyNews Live 6 July 2014 by Ndakaziva Majaka HARARE – Financial services group, CBZ Holdings has blamed government’s sloppy vetting exercise for most defaults in the disbursement of the Youth Development Fund. Never Nyemudzo, CBZ Holdings chief executive last week told a parliamentary committee on Youth and Indigenisation… Read More »

No cash for rights body, four years on

via No cash for rights body, four years on 06 July 2014 A COMMISSIONER with the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has lamented the government’s continued reluctance to finance the organisation which is supposed to probe rampant abuses blamed mostly on state agents and President Robert Mugabe’s militant followers. Speaking at a meeting organised by… Read More »

Canadian firm hides Zimbabwean Mineral Data

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Canadian firm hides Zimbabwean Mineral Data 06 July 2014 by Brian Chitemba Crucial Zimbabwean minerals exploration data is stuck in the hands of foreigners after a Canadian firm contracted by Government to conduct aeromagnetic surveys left without handing over the results. There are also indications that another comprehensive geological survey is… Read More »

21 prisoners escape from jail

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | 21 prisoners escape from jail 06 July 2014 Twenty-one prisoners, including one female, have escaped from correctional facilities countrywide since the beginning of 2014 due to negligence of guards who now face disciplinary action. Figures from the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services show that 16 escapes were recorded over the same… Read More »

San community needs empowerment

via San community needs empowerment – DailyNews Live 6 July 2014 by Jeffrey Muvundusi TSHOLOTSHO – The perennially starving San community in Tsholotsho has appealed to government to urgently consider their plight as hunger continues to take its toll on the remote marginalised area of Matabeleland North Province. Speaking to the Daily News on Sunday during… Read More »

Mugabe, Tsvangirai in same corner?

via Mugabe, Tsvangirai in same corner? – DailyNews Live 6 July 2014 by Fungi Kwaramba HARARE – Political fortunes may have dictated that President Robert Mugabe and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai drift apart in different directions, but in their respective parties the two are like messiahs — indestructible and untouchable. With both parties hurtling… Read More »

Decade of suffering with no respite

via Decade of suffering with no respite – DailyNews Live 6 April 2014 by Pindai Dube BULAWAYO – Ten years on, Operation Murambatsvina victims are still homeless countrywide, with government’s promises for better housing still a mirage for the hapless victims. In 2005, President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF government launched a countrywide house demolition campaign… Read More »

Makedenge seeks protection order

via Makedenge seeks protection order | The Herald July 5, 2014 Officer Commanding CID Law and Order Division Detective Assistant Commissioner Crispen Makedenge yesterday approached the Harare Civil Court seeking a protection order against his ex-girlfriend, whom he said was in the habit of visiting his home and work place to verbally abuse him. Asst… Read More »

Dual media regulation on the cards — Moyo

via Dual media regulation on the cards — Moyo – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 5, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu MEDIA, Information and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo on Thursday revealed in Parliament that the government was amenable to having both voluntary and statutory regulation of the media operating side by side. Moyo made the remarks in… Read More »

‘Forced prostitution rampant in Bulawayo’

via ‘Forced prostitution rampant in Bulawayo’ – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 5, 2014 by Shannon Wilson PRECIOUS Life Foundation in Bulawayo has become a safe haven for several young girls who are being trafficked from areas surrounding the city and as far as Botswana. An investigation by NewsDay revealed that the girls were duped from leaving… Read More »

Another ‘Baba Jukwa’ freed

via Another ‘Baba Jukwa’ freed – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 5, 2014 SUNDAY Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi’s brother Phillip, who was arrested last week over his alleged links to the shadowy, but controversial, Facebook blogger Baba Jukwa, was yesterday released from remand prison on $5 000 bail. This was after the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) consented… Read More »

Harare losing 60% of its water — Kasukuwere

via Harare losing 60% of its water — Kasukuwere – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 5, 2014 by Veneranda Langa ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate minister Saviour Kasukuwere on Thursday told Senate that 60% of Harare’s water is  lost through leakages, while sewage inflows from Lake Chivero spilled into water catchment areas. He said despite using several chemicals… Read More »

Zim pleads for debt cancellation

via Zim pleads for debt cancellation – DailyNews Live 5 July 2014 by John Kachembere HARARE – Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has pleaded with Zimbabwe’s external creditors to inject more capital into the country despite a $9,9 billion debt overhang. Chinamasa told journalists on Thursday the cash-strapped southern African country had no capacity to repay… Read More »

‘Arrest youth fund leaders’

via ‘Arrest youth fund leaders’ – DailyNews Live 5 July 2014 by Mugove Tafirenyika HARARE – Parliament has recommended the arrest of government and bank officials who facilitated the abuse of the $10 million Youth Fund aimed at enabling youths to start income-generating projects. This follows revelations that the fund, which was availed to the… Read More »

Mugabe rumored to have collapsed

via Mugabe rumored to have collapsed | SW Radio Africa Friday, July 4, 2014 by Mthulisi Mathuthu Speculation about President Robert Mugabe’s health resurfaced this week with allegations that the 90 year old leader collapsed Wednesday, soon after his anti white rant while addressing rural farmers in Mhangura. SW Radio Africa received an unconfirmed report… Read More »