THE Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) has blasted authorities at State universities for funding President Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash at the expense of students’ welfare.
FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa says the Public Finance Management Act will soon be reviewed to strengthen existing governance and accountability arrangements to curb financial leakages in ministries and parastatals.
NATIONAL University of Science and Technology (Nust) is hunting for a substantive vice-chancellor to replace the late Professor Lindela Ndlovu, who died in November last year.
DISGRUNTLED former Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (Zipra) combatants, who recently broke ranks with the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA), yesterday said their new welfare organisation, to be launched next month, would also seek to re-write the country’s distorted liberation war history.
BUYERS of residential stands have pulled out of Gweru City Council’s new Mkoba 21 housing scheme, accusing the local authority of reneging on its promise to service the stands after offering them to the public last year, Southern Eye has learnt.
MDC leader Welshman Ncube on Saturday issued the strongest call for opposition forces in the country to unite and remove President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF from power so that the work of rebuilding the country could resume.
ZIMBABWEANS in the Diaspora have pledged to invest back home and help resuscitate the economy, which is starved of foreign direct investment, on condition the Zanu PF-led government allows them to exercise their voting rights.
GOVERNMENT does not have money to set up provincial councils as provided for in the Constitution, Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa told Senate last week.
A HWANGE Zanu PF councillor, who was last year sentenced to perform 420 hours of community service after being convicted of defrauding a desperate Bulawayo home seeker, was on Tuesday this week back in court charged with defrauding other home seekers of more than $19 300.
A MVUMA circuit court clerk who last year forged two Gweru magistrates’ signatures and withdrew $547 from the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) bank account was yesterday jailed for an effective 30 months after he was convicted on two counts of forgery.