Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef)bankrolled Mugabe’s lavish 92nd birthday party, while nation was starving

Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef)bankrolled Mugabe’s lavish 92nd birthday party, while nation was starving

  PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s lavish 92nd birthday party early this year was partly funded by money drawn from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), fresh evidence related to a sensational corruption scandal rocking the government has revealed. Mugabe, a fortnight ago blocked the arrest of Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) on allegations that he siphoned over $450 000 from Zimdef. Moyo argues that he used the money…

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‘Driefontein Catholic Primary School (33) committed suicide after nine Grade Four school pupils reported him for alleged sexual abuse’.

‘Driefontein Catholic Primary School (33) committed suicide after nine Grade Four school pupils reported him for alleged sexual abuse’.

    A 33-year-old Catholic brother who was a teacher at Driefontein Catholic Primary School in Mvuma committed suicide by hanging after nine Grade Four school pupils whom he was teaching reported him to the school authorities for alleged sexual abuse. Acting Midlands police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende confirmed the incident which occurred last week when Brother Benedict Matura of Driefontein Mission in Mvuma committed suicide following allegations of fondling nine Grade Four pupils…

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VP Mphoko has been dragged into Zimdef fraud probe involving Jonathan Moyo, saying his arrest would destabilise Zanu PF regime.

VP Mphoko has been dragged into Zimdef fraud probe involving Jonathan Moyo, saying his arrest would destabilise Zanu PF regime.

VP Mphoko has been dragged into Zimdef fraud probe involving Jonathan Moyo, saying his arrest would destabilise Zanu PF regime. Last week, Mphoko fiercely defended Moyo saying his arrest would destabilise government. However, it has emerged that Moyo spent $2 985 in a meeting with Mphoko. Zimdef footed the bill. That was on 4 July 2016. Zimdef also paid $3 230 for the funeral of the Moyo’s daughter on 5 November 2015. This was despite Moyo having already…

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‘Mugabe , cannot stand in the course of justice and block the prosecution anyone, stop protecting thieves ,Moyo must face prosecution’-Zanu PF Energy Mutodi

Mutodi said the reports that President Mugabe blocked the arrest of  Moyo who is wanted by police to answer charges of corruption and theft of trust property have tainted the office of the President by creating an impression that Mugabe is protecting criminals in his government as long as they support him to stay in power. He said according to reports, Moyo siphoned Zimdef funds meant to promote specialist training in his ministry and diverted…

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ZACC) chairman ‘Nguni’ says he is not chasing any political agenda by pushing for Moyo’s arrest over zimdef funds corruption

ZACC) chairman ‘Nguni’ says he is not chasing any political agenda by pushing for Moyo’s arrest over zimdef funds corruption

ZIMBABWE ANTI CORRUPTION COMMITTEE (ZACC) chairman ‘Goodson Nguni’ has said he is not chasing any political agenda by pushing for Professor Jonathan Moyo’s arrest over zimdef funds corruption but simply doing his job.   He went on to deny that he is a convicted fraudster, and challenged those claiming so, to provide proof. Nguni admitted that he was previously Zanu Pf but because he could not take up the post of commission chair according to…

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United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) has suspended elective surgery due to a countrywide shortage of pethidine,

United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) has suspended elective surgery due to a countrywide shortage of pethidine,

    THE United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) has suspended elective surgery due to a countrywide shortage of pethidine, a potent painkiller used during and after an operation. The hospital has with immediate effect, started attending to emergency surgical procedures only. Elective surgery is when a patient chooses to be operated on in a matter that is not life threatening to avoid pain or possible complications in future. In a circular signed by UBH Clinical Director…

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‘Binga man rapes seventeen month old niece, who was previously raped in Tsholotsho at the age of five months’

‘Binga man rapes seventeen month old niece, who was previously raped in Tsholotsho at the age of five months’

A Binga man, Moses Sibanda, was yesterday sentenced to 15 year behind bar for raping a 17 months old baby. Two years were suspended for five years on condition of good behaviour and that the accused does not within the that period commit any offence of a sexual nature. During the trial the child’s mother Mrs Siphathisiwe Dube told the court that on the 5th of April this year, she and her mother went to…

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‘We have stepped up plans to prosecute Moyo over corruption allegations’-Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)

‘We have stepped up plans to prosecute  Moyo over corruption allegations’-Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)

The current corruption storm ripping President Robert Mugabe’s warring Zanu-PF apart intensified yesterday after the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) said it was stepping up its plans to prosecute under fire Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo.   Interestingly for political watchers, this came after Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa – who does not see eye to eye with Moyo – bluntly told his Cabinet colleagues in Parliament on Wednesday that they were not above the law and…

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Zimbabwe Corruption Commission (Zacc) investigates Moyo over unaccounted for US$5 million meant for Zim digitisation

Zimbabwe Corruption Commission (Zacc) investigates  Moyo over  unaccounted for US$5 million  meant for Zim digitisation

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has embarked on a fresh investigation of Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo as it emerges that US$5 million meant for the digitisation programme and the Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (Impi) programme is unaccounted for.   Efforts to get a comment from Moyo were fruitless as his mobile phone went unanswered. A text message sent to him delivered but he did not respond.   Zacc investigators last…

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All Zimdef ‘looted’ funds by Jonathan Moyo and his Deputy Dr Godfrey Gandawa went into their to personal business’

All   Zimdef ‘looted’ funds by Jonathan Moyo and his Deputy Dr Godfrey Gandawa  went into their to personal business’

Not a single cent of money allegedly siphoned from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) by Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo and his Deputy Dr Godfrey Gandawa went to Zanu-PF.   Investigations by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) showed that the money went to personal business.   Commissioner Goodson Nguni, who chairs the ZACC investigations Committee, yesterday dismissed claims by Prof Moyo that the money had been used…

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