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“Mnangagwa visits Chiwenga’s house twice this week”…is ex-Military Boss deathly ill?

“Mnangagwa visits Chiwenga’s house twice this week”…is ex-Military Boss deathly ill?

ZANU PF leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa suddenly visited his deputy Constantino Chiwenga’s house Monday and Tuesday, staying there for about 45 minutes per time, ZimEye can reveal. Mnangagwa was Tuesday afternoon jeered by gardeners of houses in the road leading to Chiwenga’s residence. ZimEye can reveal the gardeners were sitting down outside when ED’s motorcade passed […]

Zimbabwe president says new tax necessary pain for recovery

Zimbabwe president says new tax necessary pain for recovery

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday a new tax on electronic payments was a painful but necessary part of the government’s attempts to revive the economy, his first comments since the imposition of the levy last week sparked a public outcry. After narrowly winning a disputed presidential vote in July, Mnangagwa […]

EU observers say Zimbabwe election ‘fell short’ on fairness

EU observers say Zimbabwe election ‘fell short’ on fairness

Zimbabwe’s first election since the ousting of Robert Mugabe did not meet international standards, European Union observers said Wednesday in a report that raised a series of irregularities in the disputed vote. The July 30 presidential poll saw Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa win with 50.8 percent of the votes, just enough to avoid a second […]

Big Zimbabwe companies, shops close…as situation gets worse..Edgars, Spar

Big Zimbabwe companies, shops close…as situation gets worse..Edgars, Spar

More companies continued to temporarily shut down today as they feel the heat of the market forces which have seen a sharp rise of prices for basic stuffs. In other instances companies that sell raw materials are only demanding the scarce green buck scaring away retailers. Most of these reputable firms as Edgars and Spar […]

VP Constantino Chiwenga on deathbed again? Prayers for the Retitred General

VP Constantino Chiwenga on deathbed again? Prayers for the Retitred General

Vice president Constantino Chiwenga has been reportedly rushed to hospital amid a deteriorating health over an undisclosed ailment. Norton Member of Parliament Temba Mliswa posted on social media today wishing the VP a speed recovery together with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo who was airlifted to South Africa after his health also deteriorated while at […]

SB Moyo airlifted to South Africa..”Chiwenga hit by stroke, collapses”..Govt Sources

SB Moyo airlifted to South Africa..”Chiwenga hit by stroke, collapses”..Govt Sources

HARARE: There are unconfirmed reports that Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo was flown to a South African hospital on Wednesday evening after his condition took a turn for the worse. Moyo was admitted to Avenues Clinic earlier last month after a kidney related ailment and he was believed to have undergone corrective surgery. Deputy minister […]

Minister Obadiah Moyo Blames Ian Smith’s Pipes For Cholera Outbreak

Minister Obadiah Moyo Blames Ian Smith’s Pipes For Cholera Outbreak

The Minister Of Health, Obadiah Moyo on Thursday afternoon appeared to blame the late former Prime Minister, Ian Smith for the ongoing Cholera outbreak. Speaking to the Senate Thursday afternoon, Obadiah Moyo said “Cholera is caused by drinking our own faeces when they have entered our mouths. The sewers, the way in which they were […]

Zimbabwe’s Budget Deficit Soars After Pre-election Splurge

Zimbabwe’s Budget Deficit Soars After Pre-election Splurge

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s budget deficit swelled to $1.3 billion in the first half of 2018, nearly five times the initial target after government spending spiraled ahead of an election in July, a Treasury document showed on Thursday. Before a tight election on July 31, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government distributed free seed and fertilizer to […]

Inside the rot: The costly public service absurdities crying for urgent, serious decisions

Inside the rot: The costly public service absurdities crying for urgent, serious decisions

WHEN a team from the Public Service Commission turned up at Mbiriyadi Primary School in Nyanga for a staff audit and headcount three years ago, the head handed them attendance registers. Hawk-eyed officials quickly spotted an anomaly. Names of pupils were repeated in several grades, creating ghost pupils that raised the pupil enrolment to 240, […]

The Great Bank Robbery: How the Zimbabwe government stole from its people

The Great Bank Robbery: How the Zimbabwe government stole from its people

There is a scene in the 1978 classic movie, The Great Train Robbery, which portrays the destructive arrogance of Zimbabwe’s monetary policy over the past two decades. After masterminding a gold heist, Edward Pierce, played by Sean Connery, is dragged before a stern judge. “Now, on the matter of motive, we ask you: Why did […]

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