‘Firms Say Chinese Dishonest Business Partners And Plead With Government To Go West’

MUTARE: Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, Thursday, came face-to-face with reality when he was welcomed by heaps of scrap metal during his tour of the Nyakamete industrial site in the eastern border city. Once a hub of manufacturing, Nyakamete has been reduced to a scrap yard. Companies such as Mutare Board and Paper Mills which used to be a huge exporter of newsprint in the region and a major employer have now been reduced to sadza…

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Sars Confiscates ‘Rough Diamonds & Gold’, Worth R2Million+ At BeitBridge Border Post

BEITBRIDGE – Rough diamonds and gold worth more than R2m were confiscated at Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said. “Vigilant customs officials discovered rough diamonds and gold hidden in a traveller’s belongings at the Beitbridge border post on Wednesday, 2 September. “During an inspection of goods in a truck from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sars  Confiscates ‘Rough Diamonds & Gold’, Worth R2Million+ At B.Bridge officials noticed unusual objects in…

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Zimbabwe Embassy Stops Issuing TDs To Anyone Who Applied For/Was Granted Asylum

Zimbabwe Embassy Stops Issuing TDs To Anyone Who  Applied For/Was Granted Asylum

The Zimbabwean Embassy has stopped issuing travel documents to people who have applied for asylum in their host country, RBM Solicitors (UK) reported on Friday. The Embassy is issuing letters which state the following “In Accordance with International Law, person who have applied for/been granted political asylum by the host country are automatically excluded from applying for travel documents from the Embassy. People who came to the United Kingdom on a non Zimbabwean Passport are…

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(Mugabe Rambled Through A ‘Cents-less’ , Maligned Thirty Minute, Ten Point Plan)-Welshman Ncube

(Mugabe Rambled Through A  ‘Cents-less’ , Maligned Thirty  Minute, Ten Point Plan)-Welshman Ncube

“President Mugabe deliberately evaded the Eleventh Point because he resents and despises effective democracy.” EACH one of us – during our childhood or as teenagers – have at one time or another knocked our big toe against a stone (ukukhubeka, kugumbugwa), banged our heads against the corner of an open window, got a finger squeezed by a closing door or knocked an elbow against a hard surface. In all four circumstances, the result is always…

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‘Mugabe Uses Enforced Disappearances As A Strategy To Spread Terro’r- Zim Human Rights NGO Forum

‘Mugabe Uses Enforced Disappearances As A Strategy To Spread Terro’r- Zim Human Rights NGO Forum

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s regime has used enforced disappearances as a strategy to spread terror within the society, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has said. In a statement to mark the international day against enforced disappearances, the rights lobby group said the issue of insecurity spreads across communities. “The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited to the close relatives of the disappeared but affects their communities and society as a whole….

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‘Evil Regime Behind Dzamara Disappearance’,- Ex Military Chief Also Mugabe’s Former Bodyguard

‘Evil Regime Behind Dzamara Disappearance’,-  Ex Military Chief Also Mugabe’s  Former Bodyguard

President Robert Mugabe was worse than colonial ruler Ian Smith, one of Mugabe’s former bodyguards said on Monday. “He is now worse than the Smith regime and he is against his people,” South African-born Chinoto Zulu said in Harare. According to News24, Zulu was speaking at an event commemorating the United Nations (UN) International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Zulu is a former army chief and worked as Mugabe’s personal bodyguard for several…

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Africa’s Richest Businessman, Nigerian, ‘Aliko Dangote’ Jets Into Zimbabwe Today

Africa’s Richest Businessman, Nigerian,  ‘Aliko Dangote’ Jets Into Zimbabwe Today

Africa and Nigeria’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is set to arrive in Harare today on a two-day visit where is expected to seal several business deals. Industry minister, Mike Bimha, yesterday confirmed Dangote’s tour saying the Nigerian business mogul would meet top government and business leaders as part of efforts to expand his business interests into Zimbabwe. Dangote, who has business interests in his native country Nigeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Zambia…

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S.A Embassy In Harare, Inundated With Zimbabweans fleeing Worsening Economic Crisis.

S.A Embassy In Harare, Inundated With Zimbabweans fleeing Worsening Economic Crisis.

THE South African Embassy in Harare has their work cut out again as hundreds of Zimbabweans look to escape the country’s worsening economic crisis. As early at 6.30am, long queues steadily form outside their Belgravia offices. The security guards are in charge until 7.30am when the embassy officially opens. Two South African nationals drive into the carpark and start work immediately even before they switch on their computers. Their task is to sort out the…

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3Arrested in Germany Over Arson Attack On Refugee Shelter With Zimbabwean Family

3Arrested  in Germany Over Arson Attack On Refugee Shelter With Zimbabwean Family

THREE people have been arrested after an arson attack on a refugee shelter in the German state of Lower Saxony. A woman and her three children were lucky to escape with their lives. The three arrested over the incident were two men aged 24 and 30, and a 23-year-old woman. One man had a history of violence, and the other a police record for theft. Lower Saxony premier Stefan Weil told NDR public radio that…

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Swaziland King Mswati III ‘Umhlanga Reed Dance’ Accident Death Toll Revised Up To 65′

Swaziland King Mswati III ‘Umhlanga Reed Dance’ Accident Death Toll Revised Up To 65′

The death toll from a massive truck crash in Swaziland on Friday, which claimed the lives of girls and young women traveling to an annual dance festival, where one was to be picked as the king’s newest bride, has risen to 65, Swaziland Solidarity Network reported. The passengers were traveling in an open truck to cut reeds for the Umhlanga Reed Dance, an annual festival where the Swazi king traditionally chooses one of the participants…

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