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January 10, 2019 1:29 PM ‘Mnangagwa trip a dictatorship refresher course’

Mnangagwa is taking a trip to four countries all under the rule of stinking dictatorships. He has always been maintaining relationships with countries like Belarus where autocracy reigns supreme. His trip to these countries therefore comes not as a surprise to us in the MDC. It is a bid to take a refresher course for totalitarian, autocratic and fascist 294

January 6, 2019 4:48 PM Poor funding stymies digital TV switch

Meagre budget allocations are delaying Zimbabwe’s switch to digital television from the traditional analogue signals. Settlement Chikwinya, the acting chairperson of the Parliamentary portfolio committee on Information, Publicity and Media Services said there was a shortfall of about $62 million in the ministry’s bid of $100 million for the completion 66

December 28, 2018 11:57 AM NSSA loses $31m in housing tender scam

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) lost over $31 million following a housing tender scam by its employees last year, a Harare court heard yesterday. Elizabeth Chitiga, a former NSSA general manager, appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts charged with abuse of office, and magistrate Mrs Victoria Mashamba granted her $1 000 bail. Prosecuting 66

December 20, 2018 3:32 AM Full Text: 2018 harmonized election REPORT by Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) monitored and assessed the 2018 harmonized elections held on the 30th of July 2018. The primary objective was to ensure that the elections were conducted freely and fairly in accordance with national legal frameworks, and regional and international instruments that advance the observance and respect for human 56

December 14, 2018 8:36 AM RG condemns provincial registry office

The Manicaland provincial registry office is not a safe place to store important personal information owing to the dilapidated state of the infrastructure, Registrar-General Mr Clemence Masango has said. The department has not constructed any permanent buildings to house the registry in years and uses temporary wood cabins for offices. Mr Masango recently 47

December 12, 2018 9:46 AM Liquid Telecom gets $180m funding boost

Liquid Telecom received a $180 million cash injection from UK development finance institution CDC Group as Africa’s largest fibre-network operator expands broadband infrastructure across the continent. The investment will give London-based CDC a stake of almost 10 percent in Liquid, which is majority owned by Mauritius-based Econet Global. The funding 36

December 5, 2018 4:20 PM Timmy ups ante against road carnage

Veteran actor Timothy Tapfumaneyi of the Timmy na Bhonzo fame has been staging a one-man campaign in the capital over the increase of road traffic accidents that are claiming lives. The actor now wants to take the demonstrations countrywide, as he appeals for funding for the campaign. “If I can get support I’m willing to take the campaign countrywide 47

October 26, 2018 12:40 PM French court says Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding

A French appeals court has ruled that former President Nicolas Sarkozy should answer charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012 election campaign, the latest in a string of legal proceedings likely to see him face trial. Sarkozy, 63, will appeal the decision before France’s court of final appeal, his lawyers said on Thursday. It is one of several 42

October 26, 2018 12:29 PM Key al-Shabaab commander killed, says AU force

The African Union force in Somalia says it has killed a “chief finance controller” for the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab extremist group. The AU force in a series of tweets on Thursday says the commander, the head of tax collection in Lower Shabelle region, was killed after an ambush on Monday on an al-Shabaab meeting in Bariire. The extremists bring in funding 35

October 20, 2018 8:02 AM Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and concerns that he may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, has highlighted the role of the Middle East kingdom in the US economy, especially in Silicon Valley. Saudi money has been a key source of capital for startups and other technology firms in recent years, led by the huge Saudi 45