Gutu High School Denies Boarders, Food For 3 Weeks Over Unpaid Fees

Gutu High School Denies Boarders, Food  For 3 Weeks Over Unpaid Fees

GUTU High School has, for the past three weeks, refused scores of students food in a bid to force their parents to settle tuition fee arrears. The decision has forced affected boarders to rely on the little supplies they brought from home while others are getting food handouts from surrounding villages. School head Mirirai Mutanda confirmed the development and said he was only implementing an agreement reached by the school development committee in February. “It…

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Victoria Falls Hotels & Lodges ,Fully Booked For December 2015 /15th Zanu-PF Conference

Hotels and lodges in Victoria Falls are fully booked for December ahead of the 15th Zanu-PF Annual National People’s Conference set for the resort town that month. More than 6,000 delegates are expected to attend the conference and operators are gearing up for brisk business. In an interview, Hotels Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) chairperson Trythings Mutyandasvika, said the tourism sector was excited with the coming of the ruling party summit to the resort town as…

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We Can’t Stop 2018 Rigging Because We Don’t Know How Mugabe Rigged 2013, ‘NIKUV’

Right up to elections day on 31 July 2013, many Zimbabweans believed MDC’s promise that the elections will be free, fair and credible. So when this did not happen, a more vigilant electorate would and should have demanded to know what happened. It is now over two years since the rigged elections and yet many Zimbabweans still do not have a clue what happened. How can we say in all honest that we want a…

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Opposition And Economic Analysts Angry With Zanu PF 10% Levy Proposal

Opposition And Economic Analysts Angry With Zanu PF 10% Levy Proposal

Opposition parties and economic analysts have criticized proposals by Youth and Indigenization Minister Patrick Zhuwao to levy companies to fund black empowerment programs. Zhuwao told the State-run Herald newspaper that under the proposed regulations, companies that have yet to comply with indigenization laws will be levied 10 percent, while those that have will be excused. The proposals have set off a storm with the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formation led by Welshman Ncube calling…

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Zhuwao 10% Tax -, ‘Unconstitutional Idiocy Of The highest Order’ Says MDC

Zhuwao 10% Tax -, ‘Unconstitutional Idiocy Of The highest Order’ Says MDC

THE opposition MDC party has rejected as “unconstitutional and idiocy of the highest order” a proposal by President Robert Mugabe’s nephew and empoerment minister to force a 10 percent empowerment tax on foreign companies. “This attempt to milk the few companies that remain operational in the country is daylight robbery which should not be allowed to see the light of day,” the party said in a statement Monday. “It is yet another example of the…

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‘Suspects Provide Stationery At Most Inadequately Supplied Police Stations’-Chinotimba

‘Suspects Provide Stationery At Most Inadequately Supplied Police Stations’-Chinotimba

Most police stations do not have stationery and suspects are being asked by police to provide their own. Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba (Zanu-PF) claimed that in the rural areas police officers failed to clear livestock for sale due to lack of transport. He said this could encourage payment of bribes to get a police officer to clear livestock without verification. “People intending to clear their livestock for sale outside their designated areas are told…

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Financial Institutions Increase ZimSwitch Transaction Charges By Up To 300%

Financial Institutions Increase ZimSwitch Transaction Charges By Up To 300%

ZimSwitch  uses will feel the pinch in transaction charges as banks have announced an astronomical rise of up to 300%. Financial institutions agreed on an upward review of the fees to maintain ATM infrastructure, in a move analysts say could boost non-interest income for the sector, while hurting bank customers. The past two weeks have seen banks increasing service fees for withdrawals made through the ZimSwitch platform to US$4 from US$1, while Visa cardholders’ withdrawal…

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MDC T-Chamisa Warns Army, ‘You Will be held To Account’ When The Regime Changes

MDC T-Chamisa  Warns Army, ‘You Will be held To Account’ When The Regime Changes

MDC-T MP for Kuwadzana East Nelson Chamisa has warned “rogue” members of the army to “watch what you say”. Chamisa said this to hundreds of party supporters at a rally in his constituency Sunday following reports that senior generals had threatened to “deal with politicians” who oppose President Robert Mugabe including former Vice-President Joice Mujuru. “We are watching you and there are people taking note of everything that is happening. If you threaten the people,…

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Zanu PF Regime To Impose 10% Tax On Foreign Owned Companies To Fund Black Empowerment

Zanu PF Regime To Impose 10% Tax On Foreign Owned Companies To Fund Black Empowerment

GOVERNMENT plans to impose a 10 percent tax on foreign-owned firms to fund a black economic empowerment programme that is designed to bring the companies under local majority control, a minister was quoted as saying on Monday. Some of the companies that could be affected by the new tax include the world’s top two platinum producers Anglo American Platinum and Impala Platinum Holdings, which both have operations in Zimbabwe. Under the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment…

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‘Zimbabwe’ 38 Elephants Killed In Six Months, Now Eleven Elephants Killed In Cyanide Attack

Photo-Patrick Sibanda, A senior wildlife officer with the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority looks at the remains of the poisened elephants at Hwange National Parks on Sunday. Pic Aaron Ufumeli Eleven elephants have been found dead at Number Nine area and Deka Safari area in the past week in a case suspected to be cyanide poisoning. The first batch of elephant carcasses comprising four females and one bull were found ten metres apart of each…

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