Welshman Ncube : ‘Zimbabwe, From Two Million Employed Down To Two Million Unemployed’

Welshman Ncube : ‘Zimbabwe, From Two Million Employed Down To Two Million Unemployed’

BY THE the time you read this piece, the Parliament of Zimbabwe would have passed the Labour (Amendment) Bill, 2015. It seeks to solve a labour problem for which many blame either the Supreme Court or overzealous employers said to have unscrupulously taken advantage of the Supreme Court ruling on notice termination of employment to engage in mass dismissals of employees without compensation. I have read gloatingly provocative postings online by Zanu PF mandarins calling…

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‘Harare City Council, Lays Off 3000 Employees’: -Supreme Court Ruling

‘Harare City Council, Lays Off 3000 Employees’: -Supreme Court Ruling

In an  unprecedented wave of the failed Zanu PF government, orchestrated redudancies, the Harare City Council has joined the bandwagon of dismissals by  laying off a total of almost  3000 workers on three months’ notice, courtesy of the recent Supreme Court ruling. To everyone’s surprise, these dismissals have been excecuted at atime  that Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime is feigning concern by claiming that they are currently working on amending the Labour Act, to curtail the ruthless wave of dismissals….

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Grace Mugabe Tells Tongas in Binga, ‘If You Continue Supporting Tsvangirai, You Will Stay Like This’

Grace Mugabe Tells Tongas in Binga, ‘If You Continue Supporting Tsvangirai, You Will Stay Like This’

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has warned BaTonga people that if they want development and support from government they must stop voting for MDC-led by Morgan Tsvangirai, accusing them of not understanding the history of the liberation struggle. Since 2000 the MDC has been winning in Binga North and South constituencies and in the 2013 harmonised elections the MDC-T won 23 out of the 25 wards. Binga district is one of the most underdeveloped areas in Matebeleland…

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35 Years Of Absolute Power Have Absolutely Corrupted And Corroded Mugabe’s Mind!

35 Years Of Absolute Power Have Absolutely Corrupted And Corroded Mugabe’s Mind!

“The best way of thanking them (our heroes) and showing appreciation is no longer to shed tears but to say we have the country you fought for, we have the natural resources you fought for and we are developing these currently,” Mugabe said. Many people have been saying Mugabe has become senile and for years I have refused to accept that, but now I have no choice but to accept it; it is clear he…

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Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out Mutasa/Mujuru

Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out  Mutasa/Mujuru

Mutare:The newly formed Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader, Elton Mangoma, has ruled out any possibility of joining forces with politicians who were sacked by Zanu PF, saying their hands were dripping with blood. Mangoma, who formed his party after a fall out with ex- finance minister Tendai Biti in their MDC Renewal project, said the likes of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Zanu PF National Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa have blood…

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MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts Marondera Central By Election

MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts  Marondera Central By Election

THE MDC-T has stuck to its decision to boycott elections despite criticism of the decision by US officials who warned that “if you are not a part of it (election process) at all, then it is as good as there is no opposition”. Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party did not field a candidate for the upcoming by-election for Marondera Central constituency set for 19 September. Four candidates successfully filed nomination papers at Marondera Magistrate…

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Uganda’s President Museveni, Begins Formalities To Extend His Rule To 35 Years

Uganda’s President Museveni, Begins  Formalities To Extend His Rule To 35 Years

President Yoweri Museveni has begun the formalities needed to run for re-election in Uganda’s 2016 elections, his spokesman said on Wednesday, a move that could see him extend his rule to 35 years. Don Wanyama, Museveni’s spokesman, said the veteran leader has paid 20 million shillings ($6,025) in fees to file for nomination as the presidential candidate of his ruling National Resistance Movement’s (NRM). The east African country is set to hold its presidential and…

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Tsvangirai Claims, Although Free Government House, He’s Denied Terminal Benefits & Cars

Tsvangirai Claims, Although Free Government House, He’s  Denied Terminal Benefits & Cars

OPPOSITION MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai enjoys free board at a $4 million government villa in the leafy bits of Harare. He took occupancy of the residency as prime minister during the coalition government and has remained there despite the end of that fractious arrangement with his pummelling by President Robert Mugabe at the 2013 elections. The MDC leader is not burdened with a mortgage or rentals for the property which was acquired for him by…

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Electoral Court Orders Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) To Stick To The Law

Electoral Court Orders Zimbabwe Electoral Commission  (ZEC) To Stick To The Law

THE Electoral Court on Thursday issued a mandatory order forcing the country’s poll management body to “perform its duties in accordance with the law”. Justice Chinembiri Bhunu, according to the order issued, said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) “admitted to flouting the country’s Constitution”. “In light of ZEC’s admission that it has not been carrying out its mandatory obligations in terms of section 239 of the Constitution since 1st August 2013, it is necessary for…

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So Far, Harare, Chitungwiza & Mutare Have Nominated Biti For MDC Renewal Team’s First president

So Far,  Harare, Chitungwiza & Mutare Have Nominated Biti For  MDC Renewal Team’s First president

Former MDC-T secretary general Tendai Biti is set to be the MDC Renewal Team’s first president following his nomination for the post in the ongoing provincial conventions to select provincial and national leaders ahead of the party’s congress to be held on July 30. So far Harare, Chitungwiza and Mutare have nominated Biti. The Renewal Team has been run by an interim executive since it weaned itself from the Morgan Tsvangirai led-MDC-T last year. A…

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