Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Zimbabwe’s despot president  Robert Mugabe has delivered, what can only be described as a cabinet reshuffle that is insensitive to the prevailing circumstances affecting the people , through an expansion of  what is already considered by many to be a bloated cabinet, in a  third cabinet reshuffle in less than a year. In the face of the government’s excessively huge wage bill, a broke government and dead economy, Mugabe  on Friday chose to appoint 14 new ministers, including deputies and a…

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Crane Collapse Leaves 87 Dead And Over 200 Injured In Mecca – Saudi Arabia.

At least 87 people died and more than 200 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The huge red crane crashed into a part of the Grand Mosque – the largest in the world – that was filled with worshippers at the time. The head of Saudi Arabia’s civil defence said strong winds and heavy rains had caused the collapse. Mecca is currently preparing for…

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170 Evacuated As British Airways 777 Aborts Take Off After Engine Fire In Las Vegas

  A British Airways plane 777 Jet, London’s Gatwick Flight 2276 at McCarran International Airport , a Las Vegas airport , aborted   take off was aborted as   fire forced the evacuation of 170 passengers and staff on board, down emergency  slides, after an engine caught fire. The pilot was Chris Henkey who is scheduled  to retire after one more flight for British Airways to Barbados. seee more at www.newzimbabwevision.com photo, British airways plabe on fire on the runway in…

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18 Months UK Jail For Mum Who Took Twins(2) To ‘Zimbabwe’ In Defiance Of Court Order

18 Months UK Jail  For Mum Who Took Twins(2) To ‘Zimbabwe’ In Defiance Of Court Order

A MOTHER who took her twin daughters out of the United Kingdom to Zimbabwe in defiance of a court order was starting an 18-month jail sentence Thursday. The woman – a well-educated professional with a responsible job from Wolverhampton – secretly got passports for the two-year-old girls and took them on a flight to Zimbabwe. Police were tipped off too late to stop the trio leaving the UK but got a message to the relevant…

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Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

BELOW is the speech my MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai when he presented his party’s electoral reform demands in Harare on Thursday. Introduction and national context We meet today (Thursday) amid a serious national crisis where ordinary Zimbabweans are struggling to make ends meet and to put food on the table. We meet in the context of a grim economic and social reality in which families are struggling to just survive, at a time when a…

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Ncube’s MDC Will Not Be Easily Swayed By Current Mujuru’s ‘People First party’ Fever.

Ncube’s MDC Will Not Be Easily Swayed By Current Mujuru’s ‘People First party’ Fever.

PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube’s MDC has vowed it will not be easily swept up by the current fever to join forces with ousted Vice President President Joice Mujuru’s semi-existing People First party. The former Zanu PF stalwart was late last year dislodged from her lofty party and government positions during a fierce party witch-hunt for those angling to dethrone President Robert Mugabe from the helm of the party. Her backers and Zanu PF opponents have since…

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Biti Open To Coalition With Mujuru, Ncube, Makoni, Madhuku, Dabengwa But Not Tsvangirai

Biti Open To Coalition With Mujuru, Ncube, Makoni, Madhuku, Dabengwa But Not Tsvangirai

FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti literally slammed the door in the face of his erstwhile comrade MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai but indicated he was willing to work with former Zanu PF second in command Joice Mujuru and her People First project. In his address to his MDC-Renewal now People’s Democratic Party congress in Harare Thursday, Biti said he would also revive re-unification talks with former industry minister Welshman Ncube’s MDC as well as coalition talks…

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Mugabe Swears In New Cabinet, In Reshuffle Announced Friday

Mugabe Swears In New  Cabinet, In  Reshuffle Announced Friday

CHRISTOPHER MUSHOHWE became the new information minister in a cabinet reshuffle announced by President Robert Mugabe Friday afternoon. Mugabe swore in new ministers to fill posts left vacant following the sacking of some ministers linked to former vice president Joice Mujuru. A number of ministers were fired alongside Mujuru while others were redeployed. Mushohwe takes over from Prisca Mupfumira who was acting following the redeployment of Jonathan Moyo to the higher and tertiary education portfolio…

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Home Affairs Minister, ‘Mugabe’s Cousin, ‘Ignatius Chombo’ Warns Corrupt Cops’

Home Affairs Minister, ‘Mugabe’s Cousin, ‘Ignatius Chombo’ Warns Corrupt Cops’

HOME Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has said the government will not hesitate to dismiss corrupt cops following the dismissal of about 300 crooked police officers last year. Speaking at the graduation of 159 police officers at Ntabazinduna Police Training Depot yesterday, Minister Chombo said officers with a penchant for corrupt deeds will be flushed out of the system. “We need to have a police force with an impeccable reputation for honesty and integrity. The job…

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Tendai Biti Names His ‘People’s Democratic Party,’ Team – See List Below

Tendai Biti Names His ‘People’s Democratic Party,’ Team – See List Below

People’s Democratic Party national executive has  nominated ex-Finance Minister as its founding president with Samual Sipepa-Nkomo as his deputy. Evelyn Masaiti leads the Women’s league. Below is the full line up President – Tendai Biti Deputy – Samuel Sipepa Nkomo Chair – Lucia Matibenga Deputy – Watchy Sibanda Secretary General – Gorden Moyo Deputy – Tongai Matutu Treasurer General – Benison Ntini Deputy – Julius Magarangoma Organising Secretary – Solomon Madzore Spokesperson – Jacob Mafume…

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