Monthly Archives: July 2015

Chidyausiku judgement juxtaposed with justice, fairness and equity

Chidyausiku judgement juxtaposed with justice, fairness and equity

Pursuant to the author’s article of last Friday entitled; “Court Presides Over The Death Of Workers’ Rights”, a further analysis of the said judgement continues.

Mpofu defends council, Banda deal

Mpofu defends council, Banda deal

Former Bulawayo deputy mayor Amen Mpofu has leapt to the defence of his successor Gift Banda following claims by the Affirmative Action Group (AAG) that his recent land deals with council may not have been above board.

Typhoid scare at Masvingo school

Typhoid scare at Masvingo school

A SUSPECTED typhoid outbreak hit the Roman Catholic Church-run Silveira High School in Bikita, Masvingo Province leaving 15 students and two cooks hospitalised on Monday.

City liquor firm duped of $30 000

City liquor firm duped of $30 000

TWO BULAWAYO men allegedly extorted $30 000 from a local liquor company after claiming they could “sweet talk” the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) to release a vehicle impounded over illegal importation of beer.

Vendors keeping city afloat: Kombayi

Vendors keeping city afloat: Kombayi

GWERU mayor Hamutendi Kombayi yesterday said the Midlands capital is being sustained by informal traders as most large companies have folded.
Presenting his state of industry report, Kombayi said companies used to account for 70% of formal employment, but the informal sector had now become the major economic player.

Ministers accused of hypocrisy over job cuts

Ministers accused of hypocrisy over job cuts

MDC Renewal has accused the government of being reluctant to stop the ongoing job cuts spurred by a Supreme Court ruling giving employers the nod to terminate contracts on three months’ notice saying it has all the legal arsenal at its disposal.

Rise up, says JB Sibanda

Rise up, says JB Sibanda

FORMER war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda yesterday said Zimbabweans must not just watch while poverty escalates but rise up against Zanu PF to end their suffering.

Zimbabwe halves growth forecast, to cut government wage bill

Zimbabwe halves growth forecast, to cut government wage bill

Zimbabwe’s government halved its economic growth forecast to 1.5 %this year from 3.2 %, blaming a drought that has hit agriculture, and announced plans to halve its wage bill as government revenues are squeezed.

Madau launches Divas Inc

Madau launches Divas Inc

MULTITALENTED Michelle Madau launched Diva Inc and One-stand band on Wednesday night in a colourful event held at Casino Bar at Ascot Racecourse, Bulawayo.

Cecil the lion: Britain writes to Zimbabwe

Cecil the lion: Britain writes to Zimbabwe

Britain has offered to help Zimbabwe to end poaching following the killing of the iconic Cecil the lion near the Hwange National Park early this month.

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