‘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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‘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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Supreme Court Ruling: 1,300 NRZ Workers Fired, No Pay Since 1Yr Ago & No Benefits

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has fired 1,300 workers without salaries which have not been paid since June last year or even terminal benefits, some of those affected said Monday. NewZimbabwe.com last week reported that the crippled parastatal would take advantage of the Supreme Court ruling allowing companies to retrench without paying terminal benefits and fire more than 1,000 employees. State media moved to play down the numbers, claiming the parastatal would only get…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Calls On Conor McGregor To Defend The Honour Of Cecil The Lion.

Schwarzenegger took to social media to make a proposal: ‘“If you think shooting the predator on the right makes you brave; Arnie suggests getting in the Octagon with McGrego.” Arnold Schwarzenegger has called on Conor McGregor to defend the honour of Cecil the lion. There has been worldwide outcry at the news the protected animal was shot with a crossbow for sport. Walter Palmer, the dentist who killed him after paying for a hunt to…

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Zimbabwe Claim Another Lion, Killed By American, ‘Dr Jan Casimir Seski’ With A Bow And Arrow

Zimbabwe Claim Another Lion, Killed By  American,  ‘Dr Jan Casimir Seski’ With A Bow And Arrow

The illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by the US dentist Walter Palmer  has exposed the scandalous trophy hunting activity by foreigners in exchange for cash to Zimbabweans keen on making a fast buck at the expense of wildlife. It is now reported by Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, that threatened to escalate after Zimbabwe claimed that there had been a second illegal killing of a lion by an American hunter armed…

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VP. Mphoko Sues Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ) US$50 Million Over Defamation

VP. Mphoko  Sues Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ) US$50 Million Over  Defamation

VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko has sued Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ), the publishers of the Daily News, over a defamatory article and is demanding $50 million compensation from the paper for libel. VP Mphoko has sued Daily News chief reporter Fungi Kwaramba; the group’s editor-in-chief, Stanley Gama; ANZ and Printco (Pvt) Ltd over a story claiming that he was “a sellout” and “enriched himself with the blood of the people of this country”. The lawsuit filed…

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Vascoda Mugabe’s National Airline, ‘Air Zimbabwe’, Grounded Due To Acute Fuel Shortage

Vascoda Mugabe’s National Airline, ‘Air Zimbabwe’, Grounded  Due To Acute Fuel Shortage

While Zimbabwe’s President, Globetrotter ‘Vascoda Mugabe’ flies all over the world and spends more time mid air than on the ground, only paying short term visits to Zimbabwe for a change of socks, the national airline, Air Zimbabwe is facing critical aviation fuel shortages.The situation is so bad that the acute fuel shortages have led  to Air Zimbabwe having to cancel all morning fights and delay some to later that day. Zimbabwe’s  regional counterparts have also been…

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Sex Worker (58) Slapped With 20 Year Jail Term For Raping And Infecting Boy (6)

Sex Worker  (58) Slapped With 20 Year Jail Term For Raping And Infecting Boy  (6)

Masvingo. A 58 year old commercial sex worker has been slapped with a 20 year jail term after being convicted of raping and infecting a 6 year old boy with STI. Mercy Muchemwa was convicted after a full trial by Magistrate Judith Zuyu. Five years of her sentence was conditionally suspended and will effectively serve 15 years for the offence. The Magistrate described Muchemwa as a cruel woman who should have looked for adults to satisfy…

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Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo ‘Mukanya’ To Hold Two UK Shows This Weekend

CHIMURENGA music icon Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo will this weekend hold two shows in the United Kingdom where he will also be marketing his new album dubbed ‘The DangerZone”. The 70-year-old Mukanya, as he is affectionately known by his fans, was last in the UK in 2012. He failed to hold a similar show in UK last September after the tour was cancelled due of visa complications. Mukanya is expected to entertain fans with the latest offerings from his…

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