Archive for ‘February, 2010’

Mugabe is out of touch with people’s suffering

Mugabe is out of touch with people’s suffering

While many Zimbabweans wondered where their next meal was going to come from, their President Robert Mugabe illustrated the full extent of his commitment to the nation by throwing a lavish party to celebrate his 86th birthday.
Alcohol and caviar flowed freely among his guests in a party that was broadcast live to a country that [...]

Mugabe is the culprit here

Adolf Hitler did something to this world and the citizens of this earth will never ever forget the man.
Saddam Hussein was no Adolf Hitler; that is why Saddam was hanged just after an American doctor gave him a token examination of his dentures.
Idi Amin Dada of Uganda was no Hitler either; that is why he [...]

Trade unionist forced into hiding

GETRUDE Hambira, an activist for farm workers, has gone into hiding after she was threatened by members of the Joint Operations Command (JOC) over her role in exposing the widespread violation of workers’ rights on commercial farms being seized by President Robert Mugabe’s supporters. JOC is an outfit made up of security, military, prisons and [...]

Fuel company faces investigation

Fuel company faces investigation

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority has closed Sakunda Energy service stations in Harare and placed an embargo on its stocks over allegations the fuel supplier has been evading paying duty since 2009.
The embargo has been placed in terms of Section 192 of the Customs and Excise Duty Act.
The Act empowers Zimra officers to confiscate or embargo [...]

New Constitution must involve Diaspora Zimbabweans

The Constitution drafts circulated in 2000 were both written by a few individuals, and members of the public only got involved when they were asked to vote for or against the government’s version. This is the period when Professor Jonathan Moyo performed one of his most dramatic chameleon shifts morphing from arch Mugabe [...]

Zimbabwe parliament insist on quizzing all Blood Diamond directors

Zimbabwe parliament insist on quizzing all Blood Diamond directors

The Zimbabwe Parliament’s Committee on Mines refused Monday to hear testimony by Robert Mhlanga, chairman of Mbada Holdings, one of the companies developing the controversial Marange diamond field in partnership with the government, when Mhlanga showed up for a hearing without the other members of the company’s board.
Mbada is a joint venture between the state-controlled [...]

Zimbabwe Parliament speaker and clerk conflict rages on

Zimbabwe Parliament speaker and clerk conflict rages on

Speaker of the House of Assembly Mr Lovemore Moyo has threatened Clerk of Parliament Mr Austin Zvoma with “disciplinary action” as the row between the two officials rages on.
Mr Zvoma yesterday reacted calmly to the threats, saying he would wait and see what action Mr Moyo planned to take against him.
Mr Moyo is accusing [...]

Zimbabwe Central Bank sued for unpaid seed supplies

Zimbabwe Central Bank sued for unpaid seed supplies

ZIMBABWE - HARARE - Seed Co International Limited is suing the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe over a US$3,6 million debt after the latter allegedly failed to pay for seed it ordered from the firm’s Botswana branch during the 2007 and 2008 farming seasons.
The firm issued summons in November last year and the bank never [...]

Zimbabwe dollar not coming back anytime soon - Minister

THE multi-currency system adopted by the Government early last year will remain in place until at least 2012, Economic Planning and Investment Promotion Minister Elton Mangoma has said.
Minister Mangoma said this position means that Zimbabwe is the only country in the world that does not have foreign exchange risk.
Good exchange control allowed businesses to flourish.
He [...]

Nestle Zimbabwe clash with former employees

TWO former senior managers at Nestlé Zimbabwe, a subsidiary of an international Swiss-headquartered food company, are up in arms with the company over their alleged “racially motivated” dismissals.
Nestlé , which attracted attention on the international stage after it refused to buy milk from Gushungo Dairy Estate, dismissed two senior managers — the human resources manager [...]

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