After farm invasions, now Mugabe’s Zanu PF war veterans threaten mines grab

After farm invasions, now Mugabe’s Zanu PF  war veterans threaten mines grab

Ex-freedom fighters will soon launch a crack-down on “unproductive” mines across the country with a view to taking them over, War Veterans Minister Christopher Mutsvangwa has threatenedAnalysts say this exercise is likely to target opponents of Zanu-PF including former VP Joice Mujuru who owns diamond mining claims in Mutare and members of her cabal who are heavily involved in the sector. The country has wrapped up dealing “with political problems and now focus should be…

Read More

‘Gershem Pasi’ blasts vendor economy, announces plans to tax super rich churches

‘Gershem Pasi’  blasts vendor economy, announces plans to tax super rich churches

“We are creating a generation that might never know formal employment and that would be wasted investment given the resources we have spent in their education.” ZIMBABWE’S tax collector has hit out at the country’s vendor economy as he announced plans to tax churches and their fabulously rich ‘prophets’ in an increasingly desperate bid to raise money for the government. Zimra boss Commissioner-General, Gershem Pasi, criticised the government’s “laid back” attitude in addressing the country’s…

Read More

40,000 migrants will be relocated to other EU states over the next two years

40,000 migrants will be relocated to other EU states over the next two years

Migration has been top of the agenda for the European Union Summit summit, which opened on Thursday. European Union partners, have faced a deluge of thousands of migrants arriving by sea, many fleeing ,persecution, war , violence, terror and also simply economic migrants fleeing poverty mainly across African countries such as Syria, Eritrea, Somalia and Nigeria. European Union (EU) leaders, after marathon deliberations over the unprecedented number of migrant arrivals on European shores that has…

Read More

US dismiss an ‘Arab spring’ like revolt in Zimbabwe

US dismiss an ‘Arab spring’ like revolt in Zimbabwe

Panelists discussing the state of Zimbabwe’s democracy and economic development at an event hosted by the Washington Based think tank, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), expressed cautious optimism, of the country’s future. United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, one three panelists at the NED event, titled, “The Challenges of Democratization and Economic Recovery in Zimbabwe”, dismissed an “Arab spring” – like revolt in Zimbabwe, despite the country’s political and economic hardships, citing the population’s…

Read More

Mugabe better off with Moyo inside the tent pissing out than outside pissing in!

Mugabe better off with Moyo inside the tent pissing out than outside pissing in!

“Moyo’s victory was seen as spiting President Mugabe who had appointed him a non-constituency Member of Parliament before he proceeded to appoint him a minister in his bloated government,” commented Bulawayo24 Staff Reporter. I can well believe that! Professor Moyo is already a heavy weight in Zanu PF and government but when he lost his parliamentary seat in the July 2013 elections and had to depend on Mugabe’s generosity to pluck him out of political…

Read More

‘MPs ignorant of their roles & constituency needs’-Professor Lovemore Madhuku

‘MPs  ignorant of their roles & constituency needs’-Professor Lovemore Madhuku

MPs have a minimal understanding of their roles and the needs of their constituents, a problem which contributes towards lack of development in the country, a leading academic and politician has said. University of Zimbabwe law lecturer, Professor Lovemore Madhuku, said this during a breakfast meeting Wednesday organised by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights in Harare. Addressing parliamentarians, Madhuku said, “Most of the MPs think they represent their parties and forget they are voted for…

Read More

South African Judge suggests charging South African government over Bashir flight

South African Judge suggests charging South African government over Bashir flight

A SOUTH African judge asked prosecutors on Wednesday to consider charging the government over its decision to let Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir leave the country in defiance of legal orders from Pretoria and the International Criminal Court. Bashir flew out of South Africa on June 15 as world powers and activists were urging the government to arrest him under a warrant from the global court on charges of masterminding genocide and other atrocities in…

Read More

MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

MPs break into song and dance demanding ZBC live coverage, or else no debate.

CHAOS erupted in Parliament Wednesday afternoon as MPs protested over the failure by the state broadcaster to air their question and answer session in the national assembly. Led by MDC-T’s Nelson Chamisa, the legislators took Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to task, asking why ZBC was not filming live their debates in line with a resolution they passed last year that Parliament should be broadcast live on Wednesday and Thursday. “We want to know why ZBC…

Read More

Bhasikiti, through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

Bhasikiti,  through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

THE Constitutional Court, is of late passing judgements that can be viewed as democratic, with the latest, being a full people’s victory against oppressive authority.Zimbabweans have for a long time been confronted by a solid wall when in need of challenging the President’s dictatorial tendencies but now the tide seems to be turning fully in favour of the people. Recently, MP Kudakwashe Bhasikiti , the former Masvingo provincial state minister was expelled from Zanu PF…

Read More

Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Harare Wednesday for Maputo, Mozambique, where he will attend the country’s 40th Independence commemorations. Mugabe was seen off at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Dr Sidney Sekeramayi, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda and service chiefs. Mozambique will Thursday mark 40 years of independence from Portuguese rule. Mugabe has been out of the country for more than 20 times of late,…

Read More
1 432 433 434 435 436 443