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Mnangagwa ally lays into minister

A Zanu-PF youth leader has accused a deputy minister of sabotaging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s economic reforms by refusing to embrace the local currency, in yet another sign of widening rifts in the ruling party. Lewis Matutu, the deputy secretary for youth affairs and close ally of Mnangagwa from the Midlands, claimed Industry deputy minister Raj Modi’s businesses were charging in… Read More
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ED’s Advisor Attacks State Capture, Corruption & Bad Governance

A member of the Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), Shingi Munyeza, said that bad governance and corruption, among other vices, have to go if Zimbabwe is to succeed. Speaking to the Daily News on Friday, the clergyman revealed that he is not a fan of marches and prefers dialogue instead. He said: I believe that bad governance, corruption, lack of constitutionalism and state capture are… Read More
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Mliswa Slams Govt For Wasting Money

Outspoken Member Of Parliament for Norton Constituency, Temba Mliswa (Independent), says the government of Zimbabwe should not continue wasting millions of dollars on useless lobbying firms in the United States of America. Mliswa made the remarks in Parliament last week where he argued that the money being given to the Public Relations firms should be channelled towards the provision of… Read More
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Obert Mpofu lawsuit headache for Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces a headache over the legal action taken by Zanu-PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu against the party’s youth league deputy secretary Lewis Matutu where the former mines minister is suing the youth leader with a $10 million defamation suit. The suit emanates from a press conference addressed by Matutu at the Zanu-PF headquarters in Harare in… Read More
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ZW$1 billion for 100km stretch of Chirundu-Beitbridge Highway rehabilitation

THE rehabilitation and widening of a 100-kilometre stretch of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway will cost tax payers over ZW$1 billion, documents gathered by Zim Morning Post reveal. This publication understands there are five companies hand-picked by the Joel Biggie Matiza-run Transport and Infrastructural Development ministry under what was termed “restrictive tender”. The five companies, which include Fossil, Tensor Systems, Masimba Construction and Bitumen and Exodus & Company, have been… Read More
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Zimbabwean tycoon’s children lose 13 firms

A Harare tycoon’s children might have lost control of at least 13 companies after a relative allegedly forged their signatures on registration documents following his death in 2017 amid suspicion of corrupt activities at the Registrar of Companies. Victor Cohen, who was the founder of textile giant Waverley Blankets, had made two of his daughters Amanda Berkowitz and Belynda Halfon,… Read More
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Zanu PF illicit forex deals exposed

Zanu PF bought its fleet of luxury vehicles and colourful regalia used during last year’s election campaign through a company that was recently blacklisted by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) for allegedly fuelling the illegal trade in foreign currency, it has been revealed. By Blessing Mhlanga According to a leaked document authored by Spartan Security protesting the freezing of… Read More
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Zuma’s son denies fault at graft inquiry: “Everything was cool”

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Ex-South African president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane denied wrongdoing at a graft inquiry on Monday, rejecting testimony by an official who said he was offered a bribe and a ministerial post at a meeting where Duduzane was present. Duduzane Zuma is a key witness at the so-called “state capture” inquiry set up last year to test allegations… Read More
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New documents suggest ex-tourism minister Mupfumira wrongly charged

Priscah Mupfumira charged with crime of getting vehicle loan for which she had Cabinet authority Corruption charges … New documents suggest Priscah Mupfumira was wrongly charged HARARE – The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) charged former tourism minister Priscah Mupfumira with an offence without having investigated the matter, new documents suggest. Mupfumira, who is out on bail after spending two months… Read More