BOTSWANA bans all foreign currencies as a means of payment in Botswana by citizens and travellers from 1 August 2019- BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service)

BOTSWANA bans all foreign currencies as a means of payment in Botswana by citizens and travellers  from 1 August 2019- BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service)

Botswana citizens and travellers intending to visit Botswana have been informed that from 1 August 2019 BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service) will no longer accept any foreign currencies as a means of payment. In a statement issued on Thursday BURS said, “The decision is made to curb administrative costs incurred by BURS as cost of converting foreign currency to Botswana Pula is increasingly becoming financially unsustainable.“For continued smooth service, BURS provides Point of Sale(PoS) facilities…

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LESOTHO BASED PROF W, NCUBE’S BROTHER, JUSTICE NICHOLAS MATHONSI appointed as judge of the Zimbabwe Supreme Court

LESOTHO BASED PROF W, NCUBE’S BROTHER, JUSTICE NICHOLAS MATHONSI  appointed as judge of the Zimbabwe Supreme Court

President’ Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday appointed Justices Nicholas Mathonsi and Charles Hungwe as judges of the Supreme Court the public newspaper The Herald has reportedJustice Mathonsi who is Professor Welshman Ncube’s brother is one of the exceptional judges in the country who joined High Court in 2010.Mathonsi’s hard work caused the late former Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku to mention him as one of the top performing and hardworking judges. He is said to have written…

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SUMMARY OF THE 2010 EQUALITY ACT IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES.

SUMMARY OF THE 2010 EQUALITY ACT IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES.

WHAT does the Equality Act do?The Act outlaws discrimination for the following nine “protected characteristics”: aeg, disability, gender reassignment, marriage, and civil partnership, pregnancy and martenity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.TO whom does the Act apply?The Act applies to all employers and anyone providing a service (for instance organisations that provide goods or facilities to the public) or exercising a public function. It also applies to anyone running a private club or…

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MNANGAGWA retired all four Zimbabwe’s generals in February 2019, in monopolisation of power/ dictatorship set up.

MNANGAGWA retired all four Zimbabwe’s  generals in February 2019, in monopolisation of power/ dictatorship set up.

The quartet’s removal also coincided with the absence abroad of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga – the retired general responsible for ousting former president Robert Mugabe in November 2017 and now widely viewed inside the country as the power behind Mnangagwa’s administration.All four of Zimbabwe’s generals were in February 2019, retired from service by Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa and re-appointed to diplomatic posts oversea..The sidelined commanders are Major General Anselem Sanyatwe, who led the presidential guard,…

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HARARE GLENVIEW DIARRHOEA OUTBREAK persists in the absence of clean water, coupled with poor council solution to sewer bursts.

HARARE GLENVIEW DIARRHOEA OUTBREAK persists in the absence of clean water, coupled with poor council solution to sewer bursts.

The diarrhoea outbreak in Harare’s Glen View high-density suburb has persisted in the absence of potable water, compounded by a poor response by council authorities to finding a solution to sewer bursts.Stakeholders, including the Community Water Alliance (CWA), are now lobbying for the outbreak to be declared a national disaster as the water crisis deepens in most suburbs, threatening the outbreak of water-borne diseases.“The City of Harare is reporting to partners that these areas have…

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“We can’t work with miracle economic policies, no it won’t work waking up RTGS and Bond now being Zim Dollar.That is illegal !.” Ex VP Joice Mujuru.

“We can’t work with miracle economic policies, no it won’t work waking up RTGS and Bond now being Zim Dollar.That is illegal !.” Ex VP Joice Mujuru.

Former Vice President Joice Mujuru says the statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 gazetted by Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube on Monday will not work.Ncube on Monday banned the multi currency system and introduced a new currency called the Zimbabwe Dollar.Said Mujuru, “We can’t work with miracle economic policies, no it won’t work waking up RTGS and Bond now being Zimbabwe Dollar. That is illegal and l once said it.”The Opposition MDC said the…

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FINANCE MINISTER MTHULI NCUBE has outlawed the use of US Dollar, Rand and all foreign currency as legal tender with effect from today, the 24th June 2019.

FINANCE MINISTER MTHULI NCUBE has outlawed the use of US Dollar, Rand and all foreign currency as legal tender with effect from today, the 24th June 2019.

FINANCE MINISTER MTHULI NCUBE has outlawed the use of US Dollar, Rand and all foreign currency as legal tender with effect from today, the 24th June 2019.In a Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said the United states dollar, Botswana Pula and South Africa Rand are no longer legal tender in Zimbabwe. The Statutory Instrument reads:Subject to section 3, with effect from 24th June 2019, the British pound, United States dollars,…

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LAXITY and corruption in Zimbabwe’s criminal justice system allows scores of convicted people to walk scot-free despite having lost their appeals at the High Court.

LAXITY and corruption in Zimbabwe’s criminal justice system allows scores of convicted people to walk scot-free despite having lost their appeals at the High Court.

including 26 convicts in Harare, and hundreds more nationwide in a rot that stretches over the years, with some high-profile individuals involved.There is a failure or neglect to act upon warrants of arrest that the courts would have issued against criminals in Zimbabwe with lawyers and police officers and convicts bribing cops to stay free.Cops frequently relay wrong information including that they would have failed to locate the criminals when the culprits are reportedly seen…

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ZNA CAPTAIN SHELTON MAREWA remanded in custody at Concession District Hospital for armed robbery at Ocelia mine in Concession

ZNA CAPTAIN SHELTON MAREWA remanded in custody at Concession District Hospital  for armed robbery at Ocelia mine in Concession

Another member of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) who was part of the alleged armed soldiers who pounced on Ocelia mine in Concession last week has been nabbed after being implicated by their injured captain who was arrested on the scene after sustaining injuries from a fight with security guards.The captain Shelton Marerwa who was remanded in custody while on his hospital bed at Concession District Hospital last week Friday by magistrate Ruth Moyo to…

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‘SALARY increases won’t solve the current crisis except only serve to raise Zimbabwe’s prices and inflation’-MDC treasurer-genl David Coltart.

‘SALARY increases won’t solve the current crisis except only serve to raise Zimbabwe’s prices and inflation’-MDC treasurer-genl David Coltart.

GOVERNMENT has fended off a potentially crippling industrial action in the civil service after President Emmerson Mnangagwa assented to a pay raise for the restive workers effective next month.The new deal will see the least paid government worker taking home around ZWL$1 000, from the current ZWL$600, sources told NewsDay.Mnangagwa met civil servant leaders in the Apex Council at State House on Friday, where the workers pleaded incapacitation, telling him that they would be unable…

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