Russian Firm ‘Glernaton’ Allegedly Mining Diamonds Along Mbembesi River For Past Two Years

Russian Firm ‘Glernaton’  Allegedly Mining Diamonds Along Mbembesi River For Past Two Years

A RUSSIAN company Glernaton is reportedly mining diamonds along Mbembesi River in Bubi, Matabeleland North for the past two years. Bubi district environmental officer Mr Sydney Muyambi confirmed  the development. “There is a Russian company called Glernaton, which comes along Mbembesi river exploring for garnet, which is a rock which forms in an area where there are diamonds. Every year they come looking for that mineral,” Mr Muyambi said. Garnet is a precious stone, but…

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How And Why Events In Greece Affect Us In Zimbabwe-By Ian Beddowes

How And Why Events In Greece Affect Us In Zimbabwe-By Ian Beddowes

The internationalized banking system began to run out of control following the deregulation of the banks round about 1980 with the coming to power of Reagan in the United States and Thatcher in the United Kingdom. Deregulation means (among many other things) that money you put into the banks for safe-keeping can be used by bankers for speculation. If they win, you gain nothing. if they lose, you lose. It furher means no limits on interest…

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Bulawayo Council US$8 7Million Tender Irregularities, Revaluations, Extensions, Retenders, & Raised Contract Price.

Bulawayo Council  US$8 7Million Tender  Irregularities,  Revaluations, Extensions, Retenders, & Raised Contract Price.

PROCUREMENT contracts with a combined value of about $8,7 million were re-tendered or extended after winning companies either disappeared or failed to complete works, a massive tender scandal that has been unearthed at Bulawayo City Council shows. Investigations also reveal that defaulting companies were working in cahoots with senior council officials who play both tender adjudication and supervisory roles, creating fertile ground for collusion and manipulation in the bidding process. According to documents at hand,…

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Zanu-PF To Strip Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Of Party Assets & Zanu PF Vehicle

Zanu-PF To Strip Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Of Party Assets  & Zanu PF Vehicle

Expelled former Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Kudakwashe Bhasikiti is set to lose his assets including a party issued vehicle and farm after a resolution taken by the Zanu-PF Masvingo province leadership.Masvingo provincial acting chairman, Paradzai Chakona said plans were at an advanced stage to strip Bhasikiti of benefits and properties that he is not entitled to.Chakona said they intend to repossess a vehicle the former Politburo member received to campaign ahead of the…

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Private & State Companies Allegedly Coerced Into Bankrolling Grace Mugabe’s Lavish 50th Birthday

Private & State Companies  Allegedly Coerced Into Bankrolling Grace Mugabe’s Lavish 50th Birthday

HARARE – Some Zanu PF officials are moving around the country coercing stressed private sector and State-owned companies to allegedly bankroll a lavish 50th birthday bash for increasingly influential First Lady Grace Mugabe who reaches the significant milestone on July 23. This is not the first time that controversy has been ignited in the country regarding birthday celebrations for members of the First Family. Earlier this year, there was widespread unhappiness after the same modus…

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Vendors Living With Disabilities, Call for City Fathers To Be Sensitive To Their Plight

Vendors Living With Disabilities,   Call for City Fathers To Be Sensitive To Their Plight

AS the local authority battles to remove vendors operating in central Harare, people living with disabilities said the designated places being allocated which are on the outskirts of the city are not conducive to their needs. They called on the City Fathers to be sensitive to their plight, listen to their grievances and come up with solutions. Most of the disabled vendors said they went into informal trading because they were no longer accessing their…

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SCOAN Reduction Of Church Services &Foreign Attraction Threatens 10 000 Hospitality Employees Jobs

SCOAN Reduction Of Church Services &Foreign Attraction Threatens 10 000 Hospitality Employees Jobs

According to a report from Nigerian newspaper, ‘The Nation’, up to 10,000 hospitality workers in the Ikotun-Egbe suburb of Lagos State are faced with imminent unemployment. The Pilgrims Hostels Operators Association of Nigeria (PHOAN) said their troubles in the region are connected to the collapse of a guest-house belonging to The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) last year. The chairman of the association, Prince Adekanbi Adedayo John, explained: “PHOAN is the biggest employer of…

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Ex Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union, ‘Lovemore Matombo’s’ Property Attached

Ex Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union, ‘Lovemore Matombo’s’ Property Attached

  Former ZCTU president Lovemore Matombo(left) speaks to Deputy Messenger of Court Mr Farai Banga over the attachment of his property in Harare yesterday There was drama at the residence of former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions president Mr Lovemore Matombo in Greendale, Harare, yesterday when his wife locked in the Deputy Sheriff who sought to attach property to recover nearly $600 owed to Harare City Council for rates.After the Deputy Sheriff managed to unlock…

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Nightclub owner ‘Smile Madhaka’, (34) ‘Kidnaps, Drugs, & Sodomises’ Two 11 And 12 years Old Boys

Nightclub owner ‘Smile Madhaka’, (34) ‘Kidnaps, Drugs, & Sodomises’ Two 11 And 12 years Old Boys

A FAMOUS Gweru businessman allegedly kidnapped, drugged and sodomised two primary school boys aged 11 and 12 years. Smile Madhaka, 34, of Mkoba 19 suburb, who runs night clubs in Mkoba 1, 9 and 11 and a Pool Club in the Midlands capital, allegedly picked the boys from school and abused them for a period of three months. He appeared briefly before Magistrate Judith Taruvinga yesterday facing two counts of aggravated indecent assault. The court…

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0400 Hours Harare Municipality Police Raid & Burning Of Vendors Wares On Speke Avenue footbridge

0400 Hours Harare Municipality  Police Raid & Burning Of  Vendors Wares On Speke Avenue footbridge

The Harare city council  war against vendors was stepped up a gear, after  a variety of vendors wares,such as blankets, shoes, clothing bales and electronic goods  on the Speke Avenue footbridge, went up in flames in scenes reminiscent of the Zanu PF 2005 Murambatsvina clean up operation after, Harare municipality police, at    0400 hours this morning raided the storage and  set everything alight. Goods valued at thousands of dollars were lost in the vicious and uncompromising  dawn raid, which…

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