‘Opposition Unity Is Crucial, But Former Zanu PF Shouldn’t Lead Coalition.’- Mliswa

‘Opposition  Unity Is Crucial, But Former Zanu PF Shouldn’t  Lead Coalition.’- Mliswa

Former Hurungwe West MP Temba Mliswa has said former Vice president Joice Mujuru is as useless as President Robert Mugabe. “I want to congratulate Mujuru for the blueprint (Build) but … “It’s one thing to produce a blueprint and quite another to gather thousands of people as you [Tsvangirai] have done here. Let’s leave documents and join those who have the experience of being assaulted in an election. “Everyone should bring something to the coalition…

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Zim Police Arrest 3SAs Trying To Smuggle 29 Sables Across Undesignated Border

Zim Police Arrest 3SAs Trying To Smuggle 29 Sables Across Undesignated Border

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested three South Africans who they say were trying to smuggle 29 sables across the border, state media reported on Sunday. The official Sunday Mail said the animals were worth $348 000 and were being transported in two trucks from a conservancy in Zimbabwe’s arid lowveld region allegedly towards an undesignated border crossing with South Africa. They were arrested on Saturday when the trucks got stuck in mud near Beitbridge, the…

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Minister Of Home Affairs , ‘Chombo’ To Tackle, Teenage Antisocial Vuzu/ Sex Drug & Alcohol Partys

Minister Of Home Affairs , ‘Chombo’ To Tackle,  Teenage Antisocial Vuzu/ Sex Drug & Alcohol  Partys

THE government is working on coming up with appropriate laws and tightening loopholes in existing pieces of legislation to curtail “vuzu” parties so as to reduce anti-social behaviour among teenagers and pupils during the wild gatherings. The Minister of Home Affairs, Cde Ignatius Chombo, said they were working on addressing concerns about the so-called vuzu parties where young people, including pupils, engage in sex orgies while drinking beer and partaking of other intoxicating substances. Some take…

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Biti (PDP) President, Has Appointment To Meet Sadc Chairman Ian Khama Over Zim Crisis.

Biti (PDP) President, Has Appointment To Meet Sadc Chairman  Ian Khama Over Zim Crisis.

Zimbabwe’s Former   Finance Minister Tendai Biti, is a man who has been involved in Zimbabwe’s long draw politics of confusion stretching from as far back as the early 90s when he was a University of Zimbabwe, student leader. He was rcently appointed as the leader of the newly formed People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and like any new leader he has chosen to start on a high note by this week launching an African leader charm offensive to…

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Zimbabwe Gvt Fails To Upgrade The Feruka, Oil Refinery Plant, Which is Now A Write Off,

Zimbabwe Gvt Fails To Upgrade The Feruka, Oil Refinery Plant, Which is Now  A Write Off,

MUTARE: Feruka Refinery Plant which was constructed in 1965 during the then Rhodesia is now a complete right off, operating as storage facility only after government failed to upgrade the facility. The plant only operated for 15 months and is now currently used as a loading, storage and blending facility without the refinery aspect. Petro-Zim general manager, Cathrine Katsande said it was cheaper to construct a new plant than to refurbish the existing one. Currently,…

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Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Zimbabwe’s despot president  Robert Mugabe has delivered, what can only be described as a cabinet reshuffle that is insensitive to the prevailing circumstances affecting the people , through an expansion of  what is already considered by many to be a bloated cabinet, in a  third cabinet reshuffle in less than a year. In the face of the government’s excessively huge wage bill, a broke government and dead economy, Mugabe  on Friday chose to appoint 14 new ministers, including deputies and a…

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Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

BELOW is the speech my MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai when he presented his party’s electoral reform demands in Harare on Thursday. Introduction and national context We meet today (Thursday) amid a serious national crisis where ordinary Zimbabweans are struggling to make ends meet and to put food on the table. We meet in the context of a grim economic and social reality in which families are struggling to just survive, at a time when a…

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Biti Open To Coalition With Mujuru, Ncube, Makoni, Madhuku, Dabengwa But Not Tsvangirai

Biti Open To Coalition With Mujuru, Ncube, Makoni, Madhuku, Dabengwa But Not Tsvangirai

FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti literally slammed the door in the face of his erstwhile comrade MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai but indicated he was willing to work with former Zanu PF second in command Joice Mujuru and her People First project. In his address to his MDC-Renewal now People’s Democratic Party congress in Harare Thursday, Biti said he would also revive re-unification talks with former industry minister Welshman Ncube’s MDC as well as coalition talks…

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Mugabe Swears In New Cabinet, In Reshuffle Announced Friday

Mugabe Swears In New  Cabinet, In  Reshuffle Announced Friday

CHRISTOPHER MUSHOHWE became the new information minister in a cabinet reshuffle announced by President Robert Mugabe Friday afternoon. Mugabe swore in new ministers to fill posts left vacant following the sacking of some ministers linked to former vice president Joice Mujuru. A number of ministers were fired alongside Mujuru while others were redeployed. Mushohwe takes over from Prisca Mupfumira who was acting following the redeployment of Jonathan Moyo to the higher and tertiary education portfolio…

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Home Affairs Minister, ‘Mugabe’s Cousin, ‘Ignatius Chombo’ Warns Corrupt Cops’

Home Affairs Minister, ‘Mugabe’s Cousin, ‘Ignatius Chombo’ Warns Corrupt Cops’

HOME Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has said the government will not hesitate to dismiss corrupt cops following the dismissal of about 300 crooked police officers last year. Speaking at the graduation of 159 police officers at Ntabazinduna Police Training Depot yesterday, Minister Chombo said officers with a penchant for corrupt deeds will be flushed out of the system. “We need to have a police force with an impeccable reputation for honesty and integrity. The job…

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