CHINA IN VOLTE-FACE ON FUNDING MUGABE’S ZIMASSET TO BUY TIME TO LOOT

CHINA IN VOLTE-FACE ON FUNDING MUGABE’S ZIMASSET TO BUY TIME TO LOOT

  Ever since Mugabe launched his ZimAsset economic recovery plan as part of his 2013 Zanu PF elections manifesto he has struggled to get donors to finance the plan. Ever since the party successfully rigged the July 2013 national elections Zanu PF has been on a charm offensive to re-engage the West to get them to fund his plan but to no avail. Mugabe has begged and grovelled to the Chinese but they too have…

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Pressure Groups Plan Trust Fund To Provide For Dzamara’s And Other Missing Persons Families

Pressure Groups Plan Trust Fund To Provide For Dzamara’s And Other Missing Persons  Families

PRESSURE groups advocating for the release and safe return of missing journalist-cum-activist, Itai Dzamara, have announced plans to launch a trust fund to provide for his immediate family needs and other families of missing persons. Addressing delegates attending a prayer meeting for Dzamara in Chitungwiza on Saturday, human rights defender Nixon Nyikadzino said the trust fund was meant to cushion victims’ families against economic hardships. Dzamara, who was allegedly abducted by suspected State security agents…

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Tsvangirai Accuses Mugabe And Zanu PF Of Forcing Zimbabwe , Down Onto “Its Knees”

Tsvangirai Accuses  Mugabe And Zanu PF  Of Forcing Zimbabwe , Down Onto “Its Knees”

Morgan Tsvangirai has once again accused President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF of forcing the country to “its knees” through their misrule and being oblivious to the suffering of Zimbabweans. He repeated this as he called on SADC to intervene in Zimbabwe’s political and economic crisis. Tsvangirai is calling for electoral reforms among other things. – Source: dailynews

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Suspicious Mujuru Terminal Benefits, Calculated To Monitor And Curtail Attempts To Join Opposition Politics

Suspicious Mujuru Terminal Benefits, Calculated To Monitor And Curtail Attempts To Join Opposition Politics

The Presidential Pension and Retirement Benefits published in statutory instrument 86 of 2015 gazetted on August 7 says Mujuru will enjoy several benefits including personal security, medical aid, travel allowances, and domestic workers paid for by the State, including  two drivers, a private secretary, a close security unit officer, two aide de camp officers and use of a Mercedes Benz motor vehicle and a colour TV. – Source-newsday

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Zanu-PF UK Describe Land Barons As Counter Revolutionary

Zanu-PF UK Describe Land Barons As Counter Revolutionary

Zanu-PF United Kingdom Chapter has described the land barons who have caused quite a number of Zimbabweans to lose their property worthy large sums of money after selling to them land owned by the urban councils, as counter revolutionary. “Land barons are counter-revolutionaries,” the chapter. “Most of the economic problems in the country were because some third parties were not happy with the Land Reform. To now have some land barons in this very contentious…

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Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) To Recruit More Police Officers

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)  To Recruit More Police Officers

The Zimbabwe Republic Police is set to recruit more officers to enable it provide an effective service to the public. Speaking at the launch of the Client Service Charter in Harare recently, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri said the force was working to create a crime-free society. “We wish to increase the number of police persons so that everyone in any corner of Zimbabwe will not spend two hours trying to find a policeman and fail…

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‘Zanu PF UK Chapter Consols Workers Who Lost Their Jobs’: Supreme Court Ruling

‘Zanu PF UK Chapter Consols Workers Who Lost Their Jobs’: Supreme Court Ruling

Zanu PF United Kingdom Chapter has consoled the over 20 000 workers who lost their jobs after the Supreme Court of July 17 ruled in favour of Zuva Petroleum granting the company permission to fire workers at three months notice. In its FaceBook post the Zanu PF UK said workers take heart.  “The Labour Amendment bill which was gazetted on Friday obligates the employer who heartlessly threw you on the street without even the 3…

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‘Opposition Linked Civil Servants To Be Targeted First In Planned Massive Zimbabwe Gvt Labour Cut’

‘Opposition Linked  Civil Servants To Be Targeted First In Planned Massive Zimbabwe Gvt Labour Cut’

Rumours running around in Zimbabwe are that civil servants suspected to be linked to the opposition parties will be targeted first in the planned massive government labour cut. Very reliable sources with the civil service restructuring exercise have revealed to media that Zanu-PF linked heads of department have been secretly ordered to fish out all government employees with known links to the oppositions. The directive which is said to be uncompromising to the heads of…

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Prosecutors File Appeal, For Pistorius Murder Conviction, For Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

South African prosecutors have filed an appeal calling for Oscar Pistorius to be convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Olympic and Paralympic athlete was jailed last year after being convicted on the lesser charge of manslaughter over the 2013 killing, and is due to be released from prison later this week. Pistorius’ defence team has until 17 September to file its response – Source-bbc

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‘Tazzen Mandizvidza , Co-accused In US$6 million Fraud, Now ‘ZBC Head-News & Current Affairs ‘

‘Tazzen Mandizvidza , Co-accused In US$6 million Fraud, Now ‘ZBC Head-News & Current Affairs ‘

THE state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has exposed as disingenuous claims by the Zanu PF government that it is committed to fighting corruption. The ZBC, which fired 300 workers last week, has announced that Tazzen Mandizvidza is now in charge of news and current affairs at the public broadcaster. Mandizvidza was one of the senior executives suspended over allegations they looted the financially crippled broadcaster of more than US$6 million. Others included then CEO Happison…

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