Kholwani Nyathi , Appointed By Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) As Editor Of The Standard

Kholwani Nyathi , Appointed By Alpha Media Holdings  (AMH) As Editor Of The Standard

Alpha Media Holdings has made key editorial appointments as it aligns its self with a new business model. Below is an internal memo sent to staff announcing changes. STAFF NOTICE FROM       :    MANAGING DIRECTOR TO             :    ALL STAFF SUBJECT  :    STAFF CHANGES Dear Team, As you are all aware, the business has been going through a number of changes to enable it to achieve three main objectives as set out early in…

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Town Clerk, Mahachi’s ,-22 Demands, US$Millions ,Belvedere Mansion, 2Vehicles Exit Package

Town Clerk, Mahachi’s ,-22 Demands, US$Millions ,Belvedere Mansion, 2Vehicles  Exit Package

  This comes at a time when the City planned on sending home 3 000 workers on three months’ notice devoid of benefits. According to a letter written by his lawyers to Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni that is in The Herald’s possession, Dr Mahachi who earned more than $27 000 monthly, wants council to pay him over $100 000 for every year he served. He joined council in 2007. Dr Mahachi is on forced…

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Zimbabwe Gvt To Erect 10 New ‘Tollgate Cash Cows’ Across Major Roads In Coming Weeks

Zimbabwe Gvt To Erect 10 New ‘Tollgate Cash Cows’ Across Major Roads  In Coming Weeks

Mugabe’s cash strapped Zanu PF regime will erect  10 new tollgates across the nations major highways in Zimbabwe in what is obviously a desperate attempt to raise funds from the  public. The ammendment and gazzeting of Statutory Instrument 39, Toll Roads (Road Network) Regulations (2009),this week will kickstart the construction of the much hated highway structures. The tollgates will be erected on the Harare-Beitbridge, Harare-Chirundu (Karoi), Harare-Bindura-Mt Darwin, Chivhu–Nyazura (Magamba), Mutare–Masvingo (Dewure) and Masvingo-Beitbridge (Mwenezi Growth Point) roads. The…

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Italian Coast Guard Rescues 4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

Italian Coast Guard Rescues  4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

In what is now becoming an unprecedented wave of migration since the second world war, Smugglers are reported to have suddenly taken advantage of generally stable sea conditions to launch migrant boats, mostly overcrowded rickety ones from the Lybian Coast, causing the Italian Coast guard to launch a massive rescue operation in which an estimated 4,400 migrants were rescued in just one day in a total of  22 rescue operations on Saturday. Italian Coast guard, Navy…

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ATM Styled , Clean Water Dispensers, Deployed In Kenyan Slums- Half A Shilling For 20 Litres

ATM Styled , Clean Water Dispensers, Deployed In Kenyan Slums- Half A  Shilling For 20 Litres

The innovative new system allows people swipe a smart card that is topped up at a kiosk or through a mobile phone to allow water flow the mouths of the dispensers. Although this is not the first time the scheme is been used in Kenya, it is the first time an urban area will play host to an innovation of this kind. Water scarcity has been an issue in Kenya for decades; only a small percentage…

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Cattle Measles/, Cysticercosis or Bladder Worm Rampant In Matebeleland Gold Mining Area’

The deadly measles disease is said to be attacking  cattle in Matabeleland region which is fuelled by the lack of ablution facilities for human beings in most of the areas. Matabeleland South provincial veterinary officer Dr Mbuso Moyo said cases of cattle measles were mainly reported in areas with rampant gold panning activities. “Cattle measles is mostly reported in areas where people don’t have sanitary facilities. As a result cattle become infected when they eat…

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Zimbabwe Job Cuts Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style Uprising Warns Labour Union

Zimbabwe Job Cuts  Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style  Uprising Warns Labour Union

ZIMBABWE’S beleaguered workers have appealed to President Robert Mugabe to invoke his powers to end more job losses as he prepares to amend the country’s harsh labour laws. Speaking during a street demonstration in Harare’s CBD Saturday, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leaders rubbished the proposed labour amendment law saying it sought to perpetuate the exploitation of workers. They insisted the law does nothing to free workers from capricious “capitalists” who are ensconced in…

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‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

‘ZBC , Fires Almost Entire Mgnt Team, News Raders, Journalists & All Internal Security .’

STATE broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday reportedly fired almost the entire management team, news readers, journalists and all internal security personnel. The engineering department was also reported to have been cleaned up in the job carnage. Other reports however said only between 50 and 100 workers had been fired and that letters of dismissal were still being dished out late last night. Some of the fired employees who requested anonymity told The Standard…

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‘Warning To Khama, The Zimbabwe Crisis Will Pull Down SADC Region’ – Eddie Cross

‘Warning To Khama, The Zimbabwe Crisis Will Pull Down SADC Region’ – Eddie Cross

I know everyone is fed up with the continuous state of crisis in Zimbabwe but that is no reason for not paying attention to its implications. In 1976 it was an intervention by the American Secretary of State that attempted to address the political, economic and social crisis in Zimbabwe, compounded at that time by a “low level guerilla war”. In 1980 it was the British, led by the Foreign Secretary, who attempted to address…

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‘Goodwill Zwelithini Cancels Visit To Zimbabwe Due To Gwanda Residents Backlash’

‘Goodwill Zwelithini  Cancels Visit To Zimbabwe  Due To Gwanda Residents Backlash’

ZULU King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu has reportedly cancelled his intended visit to Gwanda  this weekend amid a backlash from the Gwanda community. King Zwelithini was meant to attend a three- day jamboree, to be held in the mining town from Friday. The event is set to include about 102 gospel artistes jetting in from neighbouring South Africa to perform at a free-of-charge show to be held at Pelandaba Stadium and the official opening of a…

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