Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s  Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

MDC-T legislator Nelson Chamisa successfully moved a motion to have President Robert Mugabe recalled to Parliament and answer questions regarding his state of the nation address which was delivered on Tuesday. Parliament Speaker backed Chamisa in a ruling that left vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa shaking his head in disbelief. Chamisa raised the point or order after Mugabe had finished delivering his address saying that the veteran leader should come back and take questions from the…

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‘US$3m Exit Package Mahachi Is A Good Candidate For 3Mths Notice Dismissal’- Harare Residents

‘US$3m Exit Package Mahachi  Is A Good Candidate For 3Mths Notice Dismissal’- Harare Residents

HARARE residents groups have described as outrageous, a $3 million demand placed before the city council by under-fire town clerk Tendai Mahachi as a condition for his exit. The city council’s top administrator was in July this year sent on forced leave by Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni for standing in the way of a city succession plan and sitting on council directives to rationalise hefty salaries for executives. He brewed a shocker this week when…

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‘Opposition, Heckle, Boo And Sing Against Mugabe In Parliament Over Economic Crisis

‘Opposition, Heckle,  Boo And Sing Against  Mugabe In  Parliament Over Economic Crisis

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies, jeering as the 91-year-old delivered a policy speech which lasted less than half an hour. He spoke as the UN confirmed earlier estimates that around 1.5 million Zimbabweans or 16 percent of the country’s population will face hunger later…

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‘I Will Not Pander To MDC-T’s Machinations For Illegal Regime Change ‘- Raymond Majongwe

‘I Will Not Pander To MDC-T’s Machinations For Illegal Regime Change ‘- Raymond Majongwe

Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) secretary-general Raymond Majongwe says he will not pander to the MDC-T’s machinations for illegal regime change as President Mugabe was constitutionally elected into power. Majongwe said since he gets his salary from the teachers under President Mugabe’s Government who contribute to his union, it would be an insult to “gang up with MDC-T” against the President. Majongwe said the MDC-T did not want him and his union to recognise…

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‘Look Beyond , Mugabe & Tsvangirai Failed Solutions To Economic Problems’ Eric Knight

Eric Knight Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation presenter, yesterday said President Robert Mugabe and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai had failed to proffer solutions to the economic problems the nation faces, resulting in the need to look beyond the two leaders. Knight, who was affectionately known as “The General” during his heydays when he was a presenter on ZBC channel Radio 2 posted on his Facebook page. During the 2013 Parliamentary elections, he contested for the Mbare…

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ZIMRA Holding 50 New ZUPCO, Chinese Buses US$50 000 Duty Each, 6Months So Far

ZIMRA Holding  50 New  ZUPCO, Chinese Buses US$50 000 Duty  Each, 6Months So Far

The Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO), whose 50 brand-new buses are bonded over non-payment of import duty, has appealed to the taxman to release some of the buses to allow the firm to quickly raise funds to settle the debt. Zupco was charged US$50 000 duty for each of the buses imported from China, but since February this year, the buses have been gathering dust in a bonded warehouse due to the company’s failure to…

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Illegal Panners Threaten $206m Bulawayo-Harare Road ‘Kwekwe -Munyati Bridge 30km’

Illegal Panners  Threaten $206m Bulawayo-Harare Road  ‘Kwekwe -Munyati  Bridge 30km’

A 30-kilometre stretch from Kwekwe to Munyati River Bridge along the Kwekwe–Harare highway is under threat from illegal panners and registered mines whose operations are now approaching the shoulders of the road. So bad is illegal gold panning that the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has engaged other arms of the government like the ministries of Mines and Mining Development and Home Affairs to assist in bringing sanity to the mining operations there. EMA officials said…

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Media Concentrates On Negatives Militated Against Zimbabwe’s Economic Well-Being

Media Concentrates  On Negatives Militated Against Zimbabwe’s Economic Well-Being

Government has urged the media to report responsibly on issues of national development instead of seeking to portray the country in a negative manner. Director of Urban Communications in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Service Retired Major Anywhere Mutambudzi, said too much concentration on negatives militated against the country’s economic well-being. If Zimbabwe failed as a nation, Major Mutambudzi said, the media would not be spared from the effects of poor economic performance….

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Mugabe Is A “Responsive And Accountable Leader”- Zanu PF MP Psychology Maziwisa

Mugabe Is A “Responsive And Accountable Leader”- Zanu PF MP Psychology Maziwisa

ZANU-PF’s newly appointed member of parliament, Psychology Maziwisa, has hailed President Robert Mugabe as a “responsive and accountable leader”, as the country awaits his state of the nation address (Sona) on Tuesday. Maziwisa, who is Zanu-PF’s deputy director of information, wrote on his Facebook page: “President Mugabe is coming to Parliament this afternoon not just to deliver his state of the nation address, but also (and more importantly) to demonstrate that he is a responsive…

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Kholwani Nyathi , Appointed By Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) As Editor Of The Standard

Kholwani Nyathi , Appointed By Alpha Media Holdings  (AMH) As Editor Of The Standard

Alpha Media Holdings has made key editorial appointments as it aligns its self with a new business model. Below is an internal memo sent to staff announcing changes. STAFF NOTICE FROM       :    MANAGING DIRECTOR TO             :    ALL STAFF SUBJECT  :    STAFF CHANGES Dear Team, As you are all aware, the business has been going through a number of changes to enable it to achieve three main objectives as set out early in…

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