‘Retrench Cabinet Ministers First!’-Teachers Tell Mugabe

‘Retrench Cabinet Ministers First!’-Teachers Tell Mugabe

AS the government ponders massive retrenchments to cut its huge bill, President Robert Mugabe has been challenged to look at his costly cabinet which is said to be bigger than countries such as South Africa that have larger populations and better performing economies. Under the spotlight too, is the bill Mugabe personally loads on the overwhelmed exchequer. The Zanu PF leader has continued to spend millions of dollars travelling the world, claiming the bill is…

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Zimbabwe Claim Another Lion, Killed By American, ‘Dr Jan Casimir Seski’ With A Bow And Arrow

Zimbabwe Claim Another Lion, Killed By  American,  ‘Dr Jan Casimir Seski’ With A Bow And Arrow

The illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by the US dentist Walter Palmer  has exposed the scandalous trophy hunting activity by foreigners in exchange for cash to Zimbabweans keen on making a fast buck at the expense of wildlife. It is now reported by Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, that threatened to escalate after Zimbabwe claimed that there had been a second illegal killing of a lion by an American hunter armed…

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Unions Give Mugabe 72-Hour Ultimatum To Reverse,’Diabolic ‘ Ruling & Amend Labour Laws

Unions Give Mugabe 72-Hour Ultimatum To Reverse,’Diabolic ‘ Ruling  & Amend Labour Laws

Trade Unions have given President Robert Mugabe, employers and Parliament a 72-hour ultimatum for them to reverse the Supreme Court judgement which gave employers the right to terminate workers contracts on a three-month notice without benefits. The ruling was made by Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku a fortnight ago and has resulted in the loss of an estimated more than 10 000 jobs countrywide with Econet, ZIMASCO, Sino-Zim and the NRZ firing a significant number of…

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Supreme Court Judgment Repercusions: Financial Gazette To Cut Staff By 35%,

Supreme Court Judgment Repercusions:  Financial Gazette To Cut Staff By 35%,

Local media houses like all other sectors of the economy continue fire workers with the Financial Gazette’s editor-in-chief Sunsleey Chamunorwa being the latest in a long list of causalities. Owned by former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Gideon Gono, the Financial Gazette announced in its latest edition that it would cut staff by 35%, sending shockwaves across the industry. Early this week, Alpha Media Holdings publishers of The Standard, NewsDay and The Zimbabwe Independent cut…

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‘Ongoing Job losses , Good For The Industry’-Industry &Commerce Minister, Mike Bimha

‘Ongoing Job losses , Good For The Industry’-Industry &Commerce Minister, Mike Bimha

Industry and commerce minister, Mike Bimha said the ongoing wave of job losses is good for the industry. The minister said local companies had been saddled with ‘excess workforce’ before a recent Supreme Court ruling gave employers leeway to fire workers without the costs associated with retrenchment packages. President Robert Mugabe said on Wednesday that over 9,000 workers had lost their jobs since the Supreme Court’s July 17 ruling which allowed employers to dismiss workers…

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Supreme Court Chaos: ‘Nikuv promised 2million Jobs Yet 10 000 Dismissed In 14 Days’:

Supreme Court Chaos: ‘Nikuv promised 2million Jobs Yet 10 000 Dismissed In 14 Days’:

With an overall estimated total of at least 10 000 workers having been dismissed from their  jobs  by their employers within a short space of 14 days, following a controversial Supreme court ruling. That particular judgement makes it easier to lay off one’s work force, and we can all now safely argue that President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF circus show may have successfully rigged elections and become filthy rich multimillionaire criminals, whilst the nation has been…

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Supreme Court Ruling: National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) To Lay Off 1500 Workers

Troubled National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) Friday became the first government entity to fire workers following the Supreme Court ruling which gave employers permission to terminate contracts on notice, strategically placed sources said. About 1000 to 1 500 workers are set to lose their jobs, according to the sources. The controversial Supreme Court ruling, which President Mugabe described as an “ass” , has already claimed close to 10 000 jobs in a fortnight. Sources who…

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Gvt To Cut Public Sector Wage Bill From Current 80 % Down To 40% Of Total Revenue

Gvt To Cut Public Sector Wage Bill From Current 80 %  Down To 40% Of Total Revenue

Finance minister on Thursday said government plans to cut the public sector wage bill to 40 percent of total revenue from the current 80 percent. The development signals a move to reduce the government’s bloated civil service, amid a lower economic growth forecast of 1,5 percent from the initial 3,2 percent. Presenting the Mid-Term Fiscal Review in Parliament on Thursday, Patrick Chinamasa said 83 percent of government’s $2 billion costs were going to the salaries of…

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‘Demon Posessed UK and Britain , Are funding Vendor Resistance’ -Mugabe

‘Demon Posessed UK and Britain , Are funding Vendor Resistance’ -Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe has accused Britain and the United States of sponsoring vendors to resist government orders to move out of the country’s city centres. The 91-year-old leader always blames everything that goes wrong with the country on former coloniser Britain and its ally, the US. He insists the economic crisis which has collapsed formal industry and crippled the country was triggered by spiteful sanctions imposed by the West. On Wednesday he said the UK and…

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‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

Zimbabwe’s tax collections were six percent below target during the first half of the year while mining royalties and value added tax plunged, reflecting a struggling economy, the tax agency said on Wednesday. The economy, where mining contributes around 17% to gross domestic product, is expected to struggle this year due to low commodity prices and a poor farming season. Willia Bonyongwe, the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) said tax collections between January…

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