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  • Zimbabwe: Kereke Pushes for Gono Arrest, Writes to Tomana, Police, Fingers Him in U.S.$400 000 Fraud

    June 27, 2014 8:04 AM 12

    By Fidelis Munyoro, 27 June 2014 FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's advisor, Dr Munyaradzi Kereke, has written to the police and the Prosecutor-General's Office seeking the arrest and prosecution of his erstwhile boss over alleged fraud involving more than US$400 000. Dr Kereke claimed that Dr Gono deducted tax amounting to US$411 310 from his exit package

  • Mugabe tells children whites deserve no land

    June 27, 2014 8:03 AM 16

    Whites deserved no farming land in Zimbabwe because they came from elsewhere, President Robert Mugabe told the Zimbabwe Junior Parliament in Harare on Saturday. He said whites were free to live in the country doing other activities besides owning the land. “One of the major objectives of the liberation struggle was to evict the white settlers from the land since

  • Internal conflicts scar Impi

    June 27, 2014 7:59 AM 38

    A series of heated email exchanges has exposed rumblings of discontent among media panel members. Zimbabwe’s Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (Impi) has become a theatre of war as its chairperson, veteran journalist and former MDC-T member Geoffrey Nyarota, clashes with colleagues amid personal vendettas and a political storm rocking the project

  • Cyber-war targets Gorden Moyo

    June 27, 2014 7:32 AM 13

    AN anonymous person has unleashed a cyber-war on former MDC-T Bulawayo provincial chairperson Gorden Moyo by distributing information alleging he is behind chaos at a residents association. The campaign that sources say is linked to the MDC-T split is targeting the Bulawayo Progressive Residents' Association (Bpra), with confidential information being

  • Rally behind Mugabe’s party - academic

    June 27, 2014 7:07 AM 23

    Harare - Zimbabwe has already moved into the post-Robert Mugabe era, according to veteran academic Ibbo Mandaza, speaking in Johannesburg this week. Mandaza, who runs a political think tank in Harare and hosts many public debates, said the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) now involved in another round of internal squabbles was “washed

  • 19-year sentence for uncle, wife stabber

    June 27, 2014 4:01 AM 15

    A HONDE Valley man, Brian Chirinda, who murdered his uncle in cold blood after a failed attempt to kill his wife, was jailed 19 years after he was convicted of murder with actual intent and attempted murder by High Court Justice Charles Hungwe. Chirinda (28), of Mareya Village in Chief Mutasa area, had a misunderstanding with his wife over some monetary

  • More tollgates, higher fees not the answer

    June 27, 2014 4:01 AM 17

    The state of the country’s road network remains bad despite the introduction of the road-user pay principle meant to fund maintenance by the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara). This partly explains the surge in road accidents. Many lives have been lost as drivers lose control of their vehicles in attempts to negotiate and avoid potholes

  • Unit mulls ‘diplomatic release’ of Nkandla report

    June 27, 2014 3:48 AM 29

    Decision-makers within the SIU are said to be in talks to find a “diplomatic” way of presenting it to the public. A senior SIU official told The Citizen yesterday that the unit’s decisionmakers want to approve the report. SIU spokesperson Boy Ndala said an announcement with regard to the Nkandla report would be made in due course. Zuma had informed National

  • Zimra ” Nehanda Radio

    June 27, 2014 3:02 AM 18

    HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is proposing to lower import duty on finished clothes to reduce smuggling and increase tax collection. Gershom Pasi, the Zimra Commissioner General, this week told the Parliament that high import duties meant to protect local manufacturers were turning out to be counterproductive as they encourage smuggling

  • MDC-T daggers drawn

    June 27, 2014 3:01 AM 36

    FIREWORKS are expected tomorrow when the MDC-T Bulawayo provincial structures meet to choose a new substantive chairperson to replace Makokoba legislator Gorden Moyo who stepped down earlier this month. The weekend elections come amid infighting and factionalism in the party’s Bulawayo provincial structures, which Moyo cited as one of his reasons for quitting