Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

The cash-strapped Grain Marketing Board (GMB) which enjoys the monopoly of buying grain from farmers across the country has also taken advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling to fire 1,200 out of its remaining 2000 work force. GMB workers are owed 10 months’ salaries. The company has over 80 depots around the country, 12 of which are equipped with silos for grain storage. While drowning in liquidity problems, it has also failed to pay…

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Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

GOVERNMENT has intensified war on land barons, politicians and cooperative chairpersons illegally selling State land to unsuspecting home seekers and has instructed police to start the probe into such land deals. Addressing journalists yesterday, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, said Government had noted that a number of barons had emerged over time. “The position of Government is that it has to stop forthwith, we are now invoking the law….

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Regency Grp (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel’ Fire 251 Workers

Regency Grp (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel’ Fire 251 Workers

The late Zanu PF politician and minister Eddison Zvogbo’s family REGENCY Group of Hotels, (Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club & Fairmile Hotel) has fired 251 workers  . The company becomes one of the many taking advantage of a Supreme Court ruling allowing employers to fire workers without terminal benefits Regency owns Flamboyant, Chevron, Panyanda hotels, Ritz Night Club in Masvingo and Fairmile Hotel in Gweru. Affected workers, including the chief executive Fredrick Kasese, were…

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‘Mutasa In Battle To Earn US$150-000 Annually From Nyafaru Primary & High Schools Rent & Fees’

‘Mutasa In Battle To Earn  US$150-000 Annually From Nyafaru Primary & High Schools Rent & Fees’

Former Zanu PF secretary for  Administration , is embroilled in a nasty fight to control two schools Didymus Mutasa, in Inyanga so that he can pocket US$150-000 annually in fees, and has since directed school officials to pay rent to him.  Mr Mutasa, who is reported to have hit hard times, recently wrote to the school officials informing them that Nyafaru Primary and Nyafaru Secondary schools in Kairezi Range, under Chief Tangwena on the border…

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‘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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‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

ZIMBABWEANS, already reeling from a crippling economic meltdown, are facing widespread food shortages that are likely to reach unprecedented levels. At least 16% of the country’s estimated 13 million population faces food insecurity, especially in rural areas, a regional food security watcher has said. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) in its latest update, said hunger is already stalking poor Zimbabweans particularly in the southern parts of the country. “Rural food insecurity for the…

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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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‘Dilemma As Chinese &Russians No Longer Trust Zanu PF Under 91-Year Old Mugabe’-Tsvangirai

‘Dilemma As Chinese &Russians No Longer Trust Zanu PF  Under 91-Year Old  Mugabe’-Tsvangirai

CHIPINGE: MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai has said Zanu PF is now in a dilemma as its “all-weather” allies – the Chinese and Russians – have also lost confidence in the party’s leadership under the 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe. The former premier said this on Saturday while addressing hundreds of party supporters who thronged Rimbi Business Centre in Musikavanhu constituency for the memorial service of late Chief Josiah Rimbi who died in 2013. Tsvangirai said the…

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Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened countrywide mass demonstrations in response to the massive job cuts triggered by a recent Supreme Court ruling. The job cuts that have caused uncertainty among the country’s restive working class were a threat to the existence of trade unions whose struggle for parity and socio-economic justice could come to nothing as both private companies and government entities have condemned thousands of people into poverty. ZCTU secretary-general…

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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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