Fidelity Printers & Refiners CEO ‘Alen Marimbe’ Implicates Gono In Multi-Million Corruption

Fidelity Printers & Refiners CEO ‘Alen Marimbe’ Implicates  Gono In Multi-Million  Corruption

Fidelity Printers and Refiners CEO Alen Marimbe has implicated former Reserve Bank Governor Dr Gideon Gono in allegations of corruption involving millions of dollars. In his sworn affidavit, Marimbe alleges the cash was released on verbal orders from Dr Gono and was never signed for. In a new twist to the RBZ multi-million dollar scandal, Marimbe says he together with his senior management are being used as sacrificial lambs. Marimbe is facing charges of swindling…

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US Investigates Hedge Fund, Och-Ziff’s Link To $100 Million Loan To Mugabe ‘2008 Terror Fund’

US Investigates Hedge Fund, Och-Ziff’s Link To $100 Million Loan To Mugabe ‘2008 Terror Fund’

U.S. authorities are investigating whether a multi-billion-dollar American firm knew that part of its $150 million investment in a small African miner would wind up in the hands of President Robert Mugabe’s government. Global alternative asset management firm, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, invested $150 million in Central African Mining & Exploration Company, or Camec, in 2008. $100 million of the cash was then handed to the Mugabe regime through Billy Rautenbach, a Zimbabwean businessman…

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Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

HARARE: Police on Wednesday sabotaged a demonstration organised by lobby group, the Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI), against President Robert Mugabe’s “misrule” which has caused the “suffering of citizens”. The youthful organisation had planned to march from the capital’s Market Square bus terminus to Parliament where they intended to hand over a petition. “We approached the police, their Police Internal Security intelligence (PISI) last week and handed over our application for the march as required…

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Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

The cash-strapped Grain Marketing Board (GMB) which enjoys the monopoly of buying grain from farmers across the country has also taken advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling to fire 1,200 out of its remaining 2000 work force. GMB workers are owed 10 months’ salaries. The company has over 80 depots around the country, 12 of which are equipped with silos for grain storage. While drowning in liquidity problems, it has also failed to pay…

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Tsvangirai & MDC-T Reinstate Gift Banda As Bulawayo Chair Despite High Court Barring Him From Post

Tsvangirai & MDC-T Reinstate Gift Banda  As Bulawayo Chair Despite High Court Barring Him  From Post

THE MDC–T and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai are facing contempt of court charges following the party’s recent decision to reinstate deputy mayor, Gift Banda, as the party’s substantive Bulawayo provincial chairperson despite a High Court ruling barring him from holding the post. Banda was controversially elected the party’s Bulawayo provincial boss in 2013 but his tenure was short-lived after main rival in the contest Mzilikazi Senator Matson Hlalo successfully challenged his election at the High…

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‘We Will Now Install Tollgates In Urban Centres , If You Dislike Them, Don’t Come To Town!’-Obert Mpofu.

‘We Will  Now Install Tollgates  In  Urban Centres , If You Dislike Them, Don’t Come To Town!’-Obert Mpofu.

THE government will not go back on its planned urban tolling project despite protests by motorists, Transport and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu has said. Speaking at the 2015 National Driver of the Year competition awards ceremony in Bulawayo on Sunday, Mpofu said the urban tolling project had received overwhelming support from some provinces in the country and the government would “soon” start installing them. “Those travelling on major roads want tollgates,” said Mpofu. “Only…

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US Airlines Ban Transporting , Hunters’ Big-Game’ Trophies’ After Uproar Over Cecil The Lion

Three U.S. airlines have announced they will no longer allow hunters to bring their big-game trophies on flights amid the recent uproar over an American who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe. American joined Delta and United Airlines Monday in refusing to permit certain animal trophies aboard. Effective immediately, American said it “will no longer transport buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion or rhino trophies,” in a tweet American Airline ✔@AmericanAir Effective immediately, we will no longer transport buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion or rhino trophies….

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Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened countrywide mass demonstrations in response to the massive job cuts triggered by a recent Supreme Court ruling. The job cuts that have caused uncertainty among the country’s restive working class were a threat to the existence of trade unions whose struggle for parity and socio-economic justice could come to nothing as both private companies and government entities have condemned thousands of people into poverty. ZCTU secretary-general…

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Polokwane Court Dismisses, Malema Racketeering, Fraud, Corruption & Money Laundering Charges

Polokwane Court Dismisses,  Malema Racketeering, Fraud, Corruption & Money Laundering Charges

A South African court has thrown out the corruption case against Julius Malema, the leader of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters and a former leader of the ANC youth wing, and his four business associates. The judge said on Tuesday that he would rather dismiss the trial because another necessary postponement would be excessive after several previous delays, Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller, reporting from the South African city of Polokwane, where the trial was held, said….

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Commissioner Chihuri Orders Trial Of Commissioner Gideon Baloyi For Gross Insubordination And Backbiting.

Commissioner  Chihuri Orders Trial  Of  Commissioner Gideon Baloyi For Gross Insubordination And Backbiting.

Police Assistant Commissioner Gideon Baloyi, 54, could find himself jobless as early as next week after Police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri is said to have ordered his trial for gross insubordination and backbiting. Police sources said at the weekend that an internal trial for the troublesome cop was set for early this week and would be presided over by a magistrate. If found guilty, a suitability board will be constituted this coming Friday, to determine…

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