Tag Archives: 8 July 2014

MDC opposes police shoot-to-kill call

via MDC opposes police shoot-to-kill call | The Zimbabwean 7 July 2014 The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) shadow Home Affairs Minister, Lilian Timveos, has dismissed recent police calls to give them the right to shoot to kill. While appearing before Parliament’s Thematic Committee on Human Rights recently, the police deputy director of legal affairs,… Read More »

‘Womanising phase over’

via ‘Womanising phase over’ – DailyNews Live 7 July 2014 by Helen Kadirire HARARE – MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai whose numerous affairs with women were extensively covered by the media says he has moved on from that sad chapter in his life. The Daily News has exclusively Tsvangirai’s document, titled Personal Reflections, where among other… Read More »

Mugabe lone foreign leader at Malawi event

via Mugabe lone foreign leader at Malawi event 06 July 2014 by Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out to Malawi Saturday to attend the former British colony’s Golden jubilee, even skipping the burial of national hero Stanley Sakupwanya who was a member of his Zanu PF’s politburo. But few Zimbabweans would know their leader… Read More »

Ministers in nasty fight

via Ministers in nasty fight – NewsDay Zimbabwe 7 July 2014 by Obey Manayiti FOREIGN Affairs deputy minister Chris Mutsvangwa yesterday threw down the gauntlet and diplomatic etiquette to the wind and launched a scathing attack on Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi claiming that he was out to frustrate him. Mutsvangwa also claimed that Mumbengegwi had for… Read More »

Cops moan risk of renting with criminals

via Cops moan risk of renting with criminals 06 July 2014 POLICE officers are risking their lives through renting accommodation among criminals in townships populated by ordinary Zimbabweans, a senior police officer has told parliament. Assistant Commissioner Takawira Nzombe told a parliamentary committee on Home Affairs police accommodation within their residential compounds countrywide has become… Read More »

MDC-T Gets Tough On Opportunists, Flip Floppers

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – MDC-T Gets Tough On Opportunists, Flip Floppers 7 July 2014 The MDC has barred party cadres who stood as independent candidates in last year’s elections from contesting for posts ahead of the party’s elective congress pencilled in for October. The cash-strapped opposition party has also introduced stringent conditions on who can… Read More »

‘True war vets are humble’

via ‘True war vets are humble’ – NewsDay Zimbabwe 7 July 2014 by Moses Matenga ACTING President Joice Mujuru yesterday said “true servant leaders” were humble and disciplined, and warned politicians against making noise bragging about their war credentials. Addressing mourners at the burial of national hero, the late Zanu PF politburo member Retired Colonel… Read More »

Zesa exports excess power at night

via Zesa exports excess power at night | The Herald 7 July 2014 by Wenceslaus Murape ZIMBABWE is exporting electricity generated during off-peak periods, particularly after 9pm to neighbouring countries at a time when it ironically imports power to offset deficit during the day. Although Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) argues that there… Read More »

Lawyers’ group lobbies for Marriage Act amendment

via Lawyers’ group lobbies for Marriage Act amendment July 7, 2014 by Tarisai Mandizha THE Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) is lobbying government to amend the Marriage Act and the Customary Marriage Act to curb marriages of people below the age of 18 years. The campaign follows reported increase in cases of children being married… Read More »

Govt tightens screws on mineral exports

via Govt tightens screws on mineral exports | The Herald 7 July 2014 by Tendai Mugabe Government will soon direct the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority to open a bank account dedicated for mineral export deposits only after realising the sector was making little contribution to the fiscus. Government expected mineral exports to account for much of… Read More »

Strengthen linkages, Africa urged

via Strengthen linkages, Africa urged | The Herald 7 July 2014 THE lack of adequate infrastructure, low absorptive capacity, policy incoherence and the lack of a vibrant domestic private sector is hindering African countries from creating productive linkages with international enterprises, a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report has said.UNCTAD Economic Development in… Read More »

Non-existent assets frozen: Blair admits

via Non-existent assets frozen:Blair admits | The Herald 7 July  2014 by Wenceslaus Murape THE British government admitted to selling the world a dummy by claiming that the illegal economic sanctions regime imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union was an ‘’asset freeze on President Mugabe and his inner circle’’ even though prior to the… Read More »

Auxilia Mnangagwa issues ultimatum

via Auxilia Mnangagwa issues ultimatum | The Herald 7 July 7, 2014 Cde Auxilia Mnangagwa, wife to Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, and four of her colleagues, have issued a seven-day ultimatum to Zanu-PF Midlands provincial chairman Cde Jason Machaya and two co-accused party members to produce evidence defending a US$50 million… Read More »

Grace Mugabe snub sparked firms seizure: RAU

via Grace Mugabe snub sparked firms seizure: RAU 7 July 2014 by Phillip Chidavaenzi THE activation of the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act in 2009 two years after it had been passed by Parliament was inspired by President Robert Mugabe’s vindictiveness after his wife, Grace, lost a dispute over the supply of milk to Nestlé… Read More »

‘Create conducive investment climate to stop company closures’

via ‘Create conducive investment climate to stop company closures’ 7 July 2014 by Kudzai Chimhangwa THE government must create a conducive investment climate as a step towards averting continued company closures, an official with the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) has said. In an exclusive interview with NewsDay last week, ZNCC vice-president David Norupiri… Read More »

Government reviews labour laws

via Government reviews labour laws 7 July 2014 INDUSTRY and Commerce minister Mike Bimha has revealed that government was reviewing labour laws to make them more flexible and applicable to the current operating environment. Addressing members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Industry and Commerce in Harare last week, Bimha said the current legislation had… Read More »