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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Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

GOVERNMENT has intensified war on land barons, politicians and cooperative chairpersons illegally selling State land to unsuspecting home seekers and has instructed police to start the probe into such land deals. Addressing journalists yesterday, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, said Government had noted that a number of barons had emerged over time. “The position of Government is that it has to stop forthwith, we are now invoking the law….

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Regency Grp (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel’ Fire 251 Workers

Regency Grp (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel’ Fire 251 Workers

The late Zanu PF politician and minister Eddison Zvogbo’s family REGENCY Group of Hotels, (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel) has fired 251 workers  . The company becomes one of the many taking advantage of a Supreme Court ruling allowing employers to fire workers without terminal benefits Regency owns Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club in Masvingo and Fairmile Hotel in Gweru. Affected workers, including the chief executive Fredrick Kasese, were…

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‘Mutasa In Battle To Earn US$150-000 Annually From Nyafaru Primary & High Schools Rent & Fees’

‘Mutasa In Battle To Earn  US$150-000 Annually From Nyafaru Primary & High Schools Rent & Fees’

Former Zanu PF secretary for  Administration , is embroilled in a nasty fight to control two schools Didymus Mutasa, in Inyanga so that he can pocket US$150-000 annually in fees, and has since directed school officials to pay rent to him.  Mr Mutasa, who is reported to have hit hard times, recently wrote to the school officials informing them that Nyafaru Primary and Nyafaru Secondary schools in Kairezi Range, under Chief Tangwena on the border…

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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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Repatriation Fund Raising For Murdered UK based Zimbabwean Nurse, ‘Miriam Danai Nyazema’

A CROWD funding initiative has been launched to raise funds to repatriate the remains of slain United Kingdom based Zimbabwean nurse, Miriam Danai Nyazema. Nyazema, 35, succumbed to stab wounds on July 28 after she was reportedly stabbed by a Zimbabwean man Josphat Mutekedza who is suspected to be his boyfriend. According to media reports, armed police were called to reports of gun shots being fired on Shawclough Way in Rochdale, at about 21:50 on…

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‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

ZIMBABWEANS, already reeling from a crippling economic meltdown, are facing widespread food shortages that are likely to reach unprecedented levels. At least 16% of the country’s estimated 13 million population faces food insecurity, especially in rural areas, a regional food security watcher has said. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) in its latest update, said hunger is already stalking poor Zimbabweans particularly in the southern parts of the country. “Rural food insecurity for the…

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‘Finance Minister Chinamasa Is Mediocre And Economically Illiterate’-Tendai Biti

‘Finance Minister Chinamasa Is Mediocre And Economically Illiterate’-Tendai Biti

FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti has hit out at successor Patrick Chinamasa for allegedly failing to detect the real causes of the country’s economic catastrophe when presenting in his mid-term fiscal policy review statement last Thursday. In the statement, Chinamasa revised the country’s revenue projections for 2015 to $US3,6 billion, down from $US3,99 billion while estimating government expenditure to hit US$4,1bn by the end of the fiscal year. The downward revision followed tax collector, ZIMRA’s…

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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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