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Queen Bee most powerful oligarchy/cartel in Zimbabwe

Queen Bee most powerful oligarchy/cartel in Zimbabwe

Key Questions answered about corruption in Africa (Zimbabwe), factional politics and the powerful cartel (Oligarchy) controlling Diamond, Gold, Fuel, Grain (Command Agriculture), Basic Commodities and Foreign Currency trading. 1. *Who is Queen Bee?*-Queen Bee is colloquial name for the most powerful oligarchy/cartel in Zimbabwe. The group is heavily connected to senior politicians, the army, intelligence, […]

Zimbabwe govt bans jerry cans, drums and containers

Zimbabwe govt bans jerry cans, drums and containers

Government has banned the use of containers, jerry cans and drums, Energy and Power Development Minister Joram Gumbo (pictured) has said. “Those using tanks, drums and jerry cans; all those forms of containers should stop and we are sending out inspectors and the Zimbabwe Republic Police and if anybody is going to be found maybe […]

Air Zimbabwe On Verge of New Plane Deal

Air Zimbabwe On Verge of New Plane Deal

Struggling national flag carrier Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) is on the verge of concluding a wet lease agreement with a Malaysian company after it emerged that a 10-member team comprising key personnel from the troubled airline flew to the southeast Asian country to oversee the planning of the ferry flight to Zimbabwe. Sources close to the […]

NRZ, Russian firm discuss supply of 100 new wagons: $10m wagons deal

NRZ, Russian firm discuss supply of 100 new wagons: $10m wagons deal

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is in discussions with a Russian wagon manufacturer, Uniwagon, for the supply of 100 new wagons under a $10 million loan facility. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, Transport and Infrastructural Development Deputy Minister Engineer Michael Madanha said NRZ has already submitted its relevant documentation to the Russians pertaining the […]

Air Zimbabwe rebrands to Zimbabwe Airways, acquires 4 Boeing 777-200 planes

Air Zimbabwe rebrands to Zimbabwe Airways, acquires 4 Boeing 777-200 planes

CASH-STRAPPED Air Zimbabwe has reportedly rebranded to Zimbabwe Airways after concluding a long-term lease deal, which will result in the delivery of four modern Boeing 777-200 planes from Malaysia Airlines, NewsDay has learned. Pictures of the rebranded Zimbabwe Airways planes went viral on social media platforms yesterday. The deal, according to sources at Air Zimbabwe, […]

Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association petitions Mugabe to ban King Lion buses

Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association petitions Mugabe to ban King Lion buses

THE Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association (ZPA) has petitioned President Robert Mugabe to cancel King Lion Bus Company’s operating licence after one of the firm’s buses veered off the road and killed 43 people along the Harare-Chirundu Highway last week. ZPA secretary-general Paul Makiwa yesterday said government should intervene and suspend the bus company’s operating licence pending […]

National Railways of Zimbabwe forensic audit complete

National Railways of Zimbabwe forensic audit complete

A FORENSIC audit of the struggling National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), the country’s sole railway transport operator, has been completed, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) has established. The company’s board chairman, Larry Mavhima, revealed that the report, which covered the past five years, was handed over to his board last week. Mavhima, however, […]

National Railways of Zimbabwe too disgusting to foreign investors – Joram Gumbo

National Railways of Zimbabwe too disgusting to foreign investors – Joram Gumbo

TRANSPORT Minister Joram Gumbo says the amount of mismanagement that has been directed at the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) over the past years has rendered the troubled state firm unattractive to prospective investors. Gumbo was responding to questions from legislators in the upper house during a recent sitting. Asked if government would consider reviving […]

Proliner bus burnt 22 beyond recognition – President Mugabe to commission Beitbridge- Chirundu highway dualisation

Proliner bus burnt 22 beyond recognition – President Mugabe to commission Beitbridge- Chirundu highway dualisation

PRESIDENT Mugabe will next month commission the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Chirundu highway which has become a death trap with a spate of fatal accidents with the most recent one claiming 21 lives. The latest accident saw 21 people burnt to death when a South Africa-bound Proliner bus they were travelling in sideswiped with a haulage […]

Chinese to fund Harare International Airport expansion

Chinese to fund Harare International Airport expansion

THE Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development has opened negotiations with China Exim Bank to fund the upgrading and extension of Harare International Airport, as the country pursues construction of new infrastructure to spur economic growth. The upgrading of Harare International Airport follows the recent commissioning of the new Victoria Falls International Airport, which was […]

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