Mugabe, To Introduce Law That Requires Senior Public Officials To Declare Assets

Mugabe, To Introduce Law That Requires Senior Public Officials To Declare Assets

President Robert Mugabe’s government will introduce a law in Zimbabwe’s parliament that requires senior public officials to declare assets as part of measures to tackle corruption. Critics and the opposition accuse Mugabe of turning a blind eye to graft, especially among his close allies and ministers, and say endemic corruption is one reason that foreign companies are not investing in the Southern African nation. Mugabe said in a speech published in the state-owned Herald newspaper…

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‘ Mugabe To Introduce Tough Laws To Deal With Lying Media’..Dream On!!! ‘

‘ Mugabe  To Introduce Tough  Laws To Deal With Lying Media’..Dream On!!! ‘

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to introduce tough and rigid media laws accusing the press of lying and writing fiction about him. Mugabe was speaking at the luncheon of the third session of the 8th Parliament. He said standards of journalism in Zimbabwe have deteriorated to alarming levels as the scribes are writing lies about him creating fights within his party and at times setting him against his former deputy, Joice Mujuru. “This is not the…

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‘Mugabe Summons Parly But Fails To Attend In Embarrasment Over Gaffe’

‘Mugabe Summons Parly But Fails To Attend In Embarrasment Over Gaffe’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, probably overwhelmed by the embarrassment caused by his Tuesday gaffe, has summoned parliament to “conduct special business” Wednesday at which the 91-year-old will not attend. Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Chokuda, in a short statement read on national radio last night, indicated that parliament had been called to sit again to “conduct special business” without elaborating. Officials at Parliament this morning confirmed MPs have been advised to attend the special sitting set for…

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‘I’m A Trillionaire, and cant Quantify My Wealth’-Prophet Walter Magaya

PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) founder and leader Prophet Walter Magaya has sarcastically told CNBCAfrica.com in an exclusive interview that he is a trillionaire and could not quantify his wealth. He made this statement while responding to continued questions over his net worth. Magaya, who commands a weekly following of over 250 thousand people in Harare, says he lives a simple life which seems detached from many calling themselves prophets. “I give 90 percent of…

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Cecil Hunter ‘Theo Bronkhorst’ Arrested Following Smuggling Attempt Of 29 Sable ‘

Cecil Hunter ‘Theo Bronkhorst’ Arrested Following Smuggling Attempt Of 29 Sable ‘

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested Theo Bronkhorst, the professional hunter behind the killing of Cecil the lion, following the discovery of 29 sable antelope allegedly being smuggled to South Africa, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Advocate Perpetua Dube said: “He’s been arrested. He’s detained at Hillside Police station.” Bronkhorst was arrested on Monday but charges against him are yet to be clarified, Dube said in a telephone interview from Bulawayo. “The police from Beitbridge will…

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‘Warning!! Immunity Ends In Parliament’.-6MDCT MPs Receive Death Threats In Parly

‘Warning!! Immunity Ends In Parliament’.-6MDCT MPs Receive Death Threats In Parly

MDC-T legislator Jesse Majome has claimed that she received death threats ahead of official opening of the Third Session of the Eighth Parliament today. She said a similar message was sent to five other MDC-T MPs. She said “I have received a death threat at 10:13hrs and another one at 11:35hrs on my Econet line from ‘Death’ saying ‘Warning!! Immunity ends in Parliament. If you step outside you become an ordinary citizen. “Do the wise…

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‘Mugabe Urges Zims To Live Harmoniously And Respect The Sanctity Of Life’???

‘Mugabe Urges Zims To Live Harmoniously And Respect The Sanctity Of Life’???

President Robert Mugabe has urged Zimbabweans to live together in harmony and to respect the sanctity of life. Addressing a luncheon in the city following the official opening of the 3rd session of the 8th Parliament today, the President said the government will soon come up with ways of stopping child rapes and marriages. The President Mugabe said he wants to protect women and children and that men must take care not to violate the…

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Old, Unfit For Purpose ‘Mugabe’ Reads Wrong, And Outdated Speech In Parly

Old, Unfit For Purpose ‘Mugabe’ Reads Wrong,  And Outdated Speech In Parly

Robert Mugabe, in a clear and unmitigated sign that he is too old and therefore, no longer fit for purpose, read the wrong speech in Parliament on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. During the official opening of the Third Session of the Eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe, Mugabe stunned all and sundry when he proceeded to deliver the same speech that he delivered during the State of the Nation Address (SONA), a few weeks ago! This clearly…

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‘Zimbabwe & Swaziland Are The Least Free African Countries’-Afrobarometer Survey

‘Zimbabwe & Swaziland Are The Least Free African Countries’-Afrobarometer Survey

ZIMBABWE and Swaziland have emerged as the most un-free African countries on a range of democracy indices such as freedom of expression, liberty to join any political association and voting for a candidate of their choosing. The latest Afrobarometer survey says 51 percent of citizens surveyed in 28 African countries believed their country was a full democracy, or one with just a few problems. Of the 51 percent of respondents who expressed satisfaction with the…

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Opposition Threaten Disruption &Parly Suspends Mugabe Live TV& Radio Broadcast After

Opposition Threaten Disruption &Parly Suspends Mugabe Live TV& Radio Broadcast After

PARLIAMENT suspended live television and radio broadcasting of a speech by President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday after the main opposition party threatened to disrupt the event. Opposition groups booed and heckled Mugabe about the deteriorating economy in August during his state of the nation address in parliament. Innocent Gonese of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) told parliament that the MDC would disrupt proceedings to protest against anonymous death threats to opposition legislators if…

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