2000+ MINING CLAIMS repossesed by Gwanda district after claims owners failed to pay the US$100 annual inspection fee

2000+ MINING CLAIMS repossesed by Gwanda district after claims owners failed to pay the  US$100 annual inspection fee

2000+ MINING CLAIMS repossesed by Gwanda district after claims owners failed to pay the stipulated fee of US$100 annual inspection fee. Zimbabweis a country well endowed in minerals and natural resources and the vast amount of claims were all part of black empowerment, uplifting the ordinary person and encouraging independance and the spirit of entrepreneurship but the struggling people failed to make up the small change to Mugabe, Zim1 family, Zanu pf stalwarts and securocrats that…

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SECURITY fears over public details on vehicle registration database as Zinara courts controversial Nigerian firm for insurance computerisation of vehicle database

SECURITY fears over public details on vehicle registration database as Zinara  courts controversial Nigerian firm for insurance computerisation of vehicle database

PLANS by Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development officials to engage a Nigerian firm to be linked to a Zinara vehicle database for purposes of computerising third party insurance cover notes could pose a serious security threat to Zimbabwean motorists by giving the company access to private information. Fears abound if the deal to engage the controversial firm, Courtville Investment, sails through, the company could create a parallel vehicle registration database that might pose security…

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‘European oil companies exploit weak African fuel standards by selling “African quality” fuels /toxic diesel and gasoline with devastating health and environmental impacts across many sub-Saharan states’

  GENEVA. –European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent, a campaign group said Thursday.A three-year investigation published by Switzerland-based environmental and economic group Public Eye did not accuse oil companies of breaking any laws.But it charged several firms with using an “illegitimate strategy” to boost profits, hawking so-called “African quality” fuels that have had devastating health and environmental impacts across…

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Most of Durban Mine in Bubi District invaders are from Shurugwi, Chegutu, Kadoma, Mashava, Murehwa and Zvishavane

THE owners of Durban Mine in Bubi District were yesterday still battling to end a six-day standoff with scores of illegal miners who have been refusing to come out of the mine shaft since Monday last week. More than 300 amakorokoza were last week trapped in the mine after an unnamed businessman, who they each paid $70, withdrew a ladder that they used to enter the more than 120 metre deep mine. The unnamed businessman…

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POLICE have gazetted a new ban on protests, starting yesterday to October 15 in compliance with High Court

    POLICE have gazetted a new ban on protests, starting yesterday to October 15 in compliance with High Court Judge, Justice Priscilla Chigumba’s ruling that they must first notify all stakeholders if they intend to ban demonstrations and processions in Harare. Officer Commanding Harare Central District Chief Superintendent Newbert Saunyama, who is the regulating authority in the district, announced the new ban in an extraordinary Government gazette yesterday where he also issued a notice…

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‘Grace Mugabe’s Mazowe Orphanage, and schools and business empire to be turned tourist attraction centres’.-Zanu PF regime,

‘Grace Mugabe’s Mazowe Orphanage,  and schools and business empire to be turned tourist attraction centres’.-Zanu PF regime,

    THE Zanu PF government has launched a campaign to turn First Lady Grace Mugabe’s Mazowe Orphanage, primary and secondary schools and her multi-million-dollar business empire in Mashonaland province into a tourist attraction centre. Yesterday, Tourism and Hospitality Industry deputy minister Anastasia Ndlovu led a delegation that included Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke on a tour of the facilities in preparation for the awarding of the tourism status. “This sector…

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‘Bond notes will start circulating by the end of next month’- Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr John Mangudya

‘Bond notes will start circulating by the end of next month’- Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr John Mangudya

 THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has announced that bond notes will start circulating by the end of next month with an initial equivalent of about $75 million injected into the market by the end of the year. Presenting his Mid-Term Monetary Policy Statement yesterday, RBZ Governor, Dr John Mangudya, said the bond notes strategy would impact positively on the economy as he appealed for Zimbabweans to have trust and confidence in the merits of the…

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Govt transfers senior staff from Mnene Mission Hospital over US$400 000 fraud through tender flouting

Govt transfers senior staff from Mnene Mission Hospital over US$400 000 fraud through tender flouting

  THE Government has transferred senior officials at Mnene Mission Hospital in Mberengwa to bring sanity to the scandal- ridden health institution. They include the Medical Superintendent Dr Nyasha Makura and the District Medical Officer Dr Pascal Nyachowe. Apart from being prejudiced of about $400 000 by three senior officials after they allegedly defrauded the institution by flouting tenders and inflating prices, there are reports that 700 bags of cement have gone to waste and…

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MORE than 300 gold panners have been trapped in a 150 metre deep mine shaft at Durban Gold Mine in Bubi District since Monday.

MORE than 300 gold panners have been trapped in a 150 metre deep mine shaft at Durban Gold Mine in Bubi District since Monday. Yesterday, the illegal miners were involved in a standoff with officials from Duration Gold which owns the mine as they were refusing to come out of the shaft, fearing arrest. The mine owners had brought rescue teams. The illegal miners are said to have invaded the mine last week after allegedly…

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‘Budget proves Zanu PF has failed to deliver 2.2 million promised jobs, lost grip and control of corruption and is officially broke’-MDC

‘Budget proves Zanu PF  has failed to deliver 2.2 million promised  jobs,  lost grip and control of corruption and is officially broke’-MDC

  The MDC led by Welshman Ncube has said a raft of measures announced by Zanu PF government’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa in the Mid-term budget review statement confirm Zanu PF failure to deliver on its political statements made during 2013 election campaigns. Party’s spokesperson Kurauone Chihwayi said it is now clear that Zanu PF lied about its capacity to create employment and a better economic environment. “The mid-term budget statement confirms that the Robert…

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