Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000 Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000  Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary general Japhet Moyo has said 16000 workers have been so far fired from the private sector while 3000 have been dismissed from the public sector following the Supreme Court ruling which granted companies permission to fire workers on three months notice of pay. “It is now 16 000 workers in the private sector who have lost their jobs and only 3 000 in the public sector,” said…

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Harare Residents Saddened By Urban Tollgates

Harare Residents Saddened By Urban Tollgates

Harare Residents Trust has alleged that the city residents have been saddened by the move by government to introduce city tollgates. Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Obert Mpofu was recently quoted in the media saying government is now introducing cities tollgates in efforts for the government to raise funds for infrastructural development. Harare Residents Trust questioned as to whether the urban tollgates-were welcome or unwelcome. “The HRT is saddened by the attitude of the Minister…

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MDC Renewal Team To Change Name To ‘People’s Democratic Party’ If approved By National Convention

MDC Renewal Team To Change Name To ‘People’s Democratic Party’ If approved By  National Convention

The MDC Renewal is set to change its name to become the People’s Democratic Party if  the party’s national convention would approve it by the end of August, it has emerged. A member of the party Butholezwe Nyathi made the revelations through his facebook post today. “Yes…changing our name from MDC Renewal Team to this, if approved by our National Convention before the end of this month,” he said. “The alternative is here. It is…

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Obert Mpofu Is Mugabe’s Cash Cow: First Diamonds Now Toll Gates For Steady Zanu PF Income

Obert Mpofu Is Mugabe’s Cash Cow: First Diamonds Now Toll Gates For Steady Zanu PF  Income

Mugabe Zanu PF regime may be broke, but they never run short of ideas on how to generate a steady guaranteed income for the corrupt officials through dubious business, investments, or products that eventually collapse after initially yielding un imaginable profits.A case in point is the way Mugabe and his Zanu PF managed to loot diamonds from Chiadzwa diamond mines with the filthy rich Obert Mpofu at the helm of the ministry of mines. According…

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Zimbabwe Court Postpones Trial Of Hunter Theo Bronkhorst Over Cecil The Lion’s Killing

A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday postponed to Sept. 28 the trial of a local hunter accused of failing to stop American dentist Walter Palmer illegally killing the country’s most prized lion last month.”Theo Bronkhorst was arrested last week and charged with breaching hunting rules when he helped Palmer lure Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, out of Hwange National Park and shoot him with a bow and arrow, in a case that caused international outrage online…

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Two Brothers & Friend Jailed 10 Years Each For Stealing Crushed Quarry Stones Along Rail Line

Two Brothers & Friend Jailed 10 Years Each For Stealing Crushed Quarry Stones Along Rail Line

MARONDERA: Two brothers and a friend have each been slapped with 10 year jail terms by a regional magistrate for stealing quarry stones from the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) in April this year. Brothers, Forbes and Rodrick Soroti and one Jewel Matinenga of Rujeko, were recently found guilty by Magistrate Clever Tsikwa of conniving to steal quarry stones along a railway line in the town on April 19. According to State prosecutor, Memory Mandudzo,…

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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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