Gvt To Cut Public Sector Wage Bill From Current 80 % Down To 40% Of Total Revenue

Gvt To Cut Public Sector Wage Bill From Current 80 %  Down To 40% Of Total Revenue

Finance minister on Thursday said government plans to cut the public sector wage bill to 40 percent of total revenue from the current 80 percent. The development signals a move to reduce the government’s bloated civil service, amid a lower economic growth forecast of 1,5 percent from the initial 3,2 percent. Presenting the Mid-Term Fiscal Review in Parliament on Thursday, Patrick Chinamasa said 83 percent of government’s $2 billion costs were going to the salaries of…

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Mugabe Gives World Boxing Council Welterweight Champion Charles Manyuchi, US$50 000

Mugabe Gives World Boxing Council Welterweight Champion Charles Manyuchi, US$50 000

World Boxing Council welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi yesterday received $50 000 cash from President Robert Mugabe as a reward for defending his title. The Masvingo-born boxer successfully defended his title when he dismantled Italian Gianculla Frezza in the sixth round in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, a fortnight ago. Manyuchi was handed the money stockpiled in an envelope, at a function at State House. In his speech President Mugabe said, ““Charles, congratulations, you did the nation proud and…

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‘Goats Will Not Roam In Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas Like West African Chaos’

‘Goats Will Not Roam In Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas Like West African Chaos’

Goats will not be allowed to roam in central Harare, President Robert Mugabe vowed Wednesday, insisting that his government would not tolerate the sort of chaos he has witnessed travelling in West Africa. The veteran leader was addressing a small enterprises expo in the capital when he declared that vendors who have flooded towns and cities across the country will be forcibly moved to designated trading places. Thousands of people have besieged city centres across…

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‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

Zimbabwe’s tax collections were six percent below target during the first half of the year while mining royalties and value added tax plunged, reflecting a struggling economy, the tax agency said on Wednesday. The economy, where mining contributes around 17% to gross domestic product, is expected to struggle this year due to low commodity prices and a poor farming season. Willia Bonyongwe, the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) said tax collections between January…

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‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’, Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter Has Died

‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’,  Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter  Has Died

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was “finally at peace in the arms of God”. Brown was discovered unresponsive in a bathtub on 31 January and placed in a medically induced coma. She never regained consciousness. She was moved to a hospice in the city of Duluth, Georgia, a month…

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Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Former information minister and Zanu PF MP for Chegutu East Webster Shamu has gone back to school as his political career dwindles. Shamu, the former powerful political commissar and cabinet minister for years, has enrolled at Midlands State University for a masters degree in marketing, probably to improve his curriculum vitae. On Saturday, Shamu was at MSU for orientation with other post-graduate students and this means he may miss a number of parliamentary sessions this…

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Mnangagwa Fingered In Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

Mnangagwa Fingered In Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

AN attempt by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to use the courts to settle scores with former BP Shell (now Zuva Petroleum) workers who tried to throw spanners into a business transactions involving his foreign business partners could have gone horribly wrong resulting the current labour crisis which has seen thousands of workers summarily losing their jobs following a dubious Supreme Court ruling that effectively allow employers to terminate workers contracts without compensation. Judiciary and government…

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International Socialist Organization Leader Munyaradzi Gwisai On Chamisa’s Stance’

International Socialist Organization Leader Munyaradzi Gwisai  On Chamisa’s Stance’

International Socialist Organization leader Munyaradzi Gwisai has charged that Kuwadzana legislator Nelson Chamisa risks losing his political career for standing against workers. Chamisa was one of the Zuva Petroleum lawyers who last Friday won a court case against workers. In the case which Chamisa was defending the Supreme Court judge Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku ruled in his (Chamisa client) favour and allowed employers to terminate their workers’ contracts without giving them retrenchment packages. Gwisai said…

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Public Hospitals Stock And Dispense Expired ( February 27, 2012 ) Anti-Retrovirals To Patients

Public Hospitals Stock And Dispense Expired ( February 27, 2012 ) Anti-Retrovirals To Patients

Public hospitals are stocked with countless boxes of expired anti-retroviral drugs which are dispensed to patients, the Auditor General, Mildred Chiri has  said. In a recent audit report for the year ended December 31, 2014, Chiri singed out Mutare General Hospital pharmacy. “The Mutare General Hospital pharmacy received 100 boxes of 60 units of a drug called Alluvia 100mg/25mg on February 27, 2012 whose expiry date was March 31, 2012.” “The drug was dispensed to…

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