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January 10, 2019 5:49 AM Mugabe loses US$150 000 cash

Former president Robert Mugabe lost US$150 000 cash to employees at his rural home in Zvimba. The employees, who included his relatives, reportedly stole a briefcase which contained the money as they were doing household chores between December 1 last year and January 5 this year. The suspects — Constancia Mugabe (50), Johanne Mapurisa (50) and Saymore 60

January 7, 2019 1:28 PM Foreign satellite service providers to pay tax

The cash-strapped government has amended the Finance Bill to enable it to tax foreign satellite service providers such as Multichoice. Parliament has acceded to the amendment of Section 14 of the Income Tax Act so that fees and charges that are paid to foreign satellite service providers are deemed as income sourced from Zimbabwe for the purposes of taxation 25

January 4, 2019 12:11 PM Delta reverses forex decision

Zimbabwe’s largest brewing company Delta Beverages, part owned by Anheuser-Busch Inbev, said it has abandoned a plan to only accept hard currency payments to cope with a crippling shortage of U.S. dollars, after the government intervened. Delta Beverages announced on Wednesday that it would only take payments in U.S. currency and would no longer accept 23

January 1, 2019 1:51 AM Tax exemption for Chinese company

Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube said government will refund and exempt China Jiangsu International from Value added Tax (Vat) and income tax dating back to 2012. China Jiangsu international, a Chinese company, completed the upgrading of Victoria Falls International Airport in 2016. The Chinese company consequently won another bid to remodel 27

December 16, 2018 3:40 PM Chitando invites De Beers, Vast Resources to explore diamonds

De Beers and Vast Resources will be allowed to explore for diamonds in Zimbabwe, which would make them the first listed companies to mine there in that sector for two years, Mining minister Winston Chitando said. A spokesman for De Beers, an Anglo American unit, said in an email it was not mining in Zimbabwe and did not intend to. Vast Resources said it could 20

December 15, 2018 7:07 AM Chikore’s trial in false start

The trial of former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore, on charges of unlawfully detaining an employee, which was supposed to commence yesterday, has been postponed to January 24. The State stated that they needed more time to prepare their case and that they will be ready on the said date. Prosecuting, Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa alleged 23

December 6, 2018 3:27 AM Two job-seekers die after road run

Two male job-seekers died on admission to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals yesterday after suffering health complications during a road run recruitment exercise conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. “It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce that during the recruitment 22

November 30, 2018 3:23 PM Buy Mnangagwa private jet: Biti

Zimbabwe must consider buying President Emmerson Mnangagwa a jet since the cost of his foreign trips on chartered planes was too high as compared to his predecessor Robert Mugabe, former Finance minister Tendai Biti said. “Why do we have to hire a jet for $2 million to $3 million from Switzerland whenever anyone travels?” Biti questioned at an Institute 19

November 29, 2018 11:52 AM MDC lead protest against ‘cocktail of lies’ amid economic decline in #Zimbabwe

Thousands of opposition supporters today gathered for a nationwide protest over the country’s economic collapse and what the MDC party calls the new government’s “cocktail of lies.” President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is under growing pressure one year after taking office following the removal of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Tensions remain 22

November 23, 2018 4:09 PM Zanu PF rattled by renegades’ testimony

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling Zanu PF reacted angrily to its former members’ testimonies before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 killings, calling for the police to investigate the “violent thugs.” Former ruling party officials who included former Harare province youth chairperson Jim Kunaka and legislator Shadreck Mashayamombe spilled 27