NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) says it is planning to cash in on the current drought and pay off its outstanding salaries by transporting food aid sourced by the government and non-governmental organisations.
TRANSPORT minister Obert Mpofu’s Land Cruiser Prado was allegedly stolen last week after a man believed to be a South African national hired it on the pretext that he was attending a wedding in Matobo and disappeared.
MONETARY authorities in Zimbabwe — already facing public resistance to bond coins introduced last December, a liquidity crunch and rumours of the return of the Zimbabwean dollar — are under pressure to restore confidence to its fragile banking sector, where a second bank has closed this year.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash has been rocked by a fresh scandal with a businessman who donated elephant meat claiming the meat from the jumbo was stolen, while he has described Transport minister Obert Mpofu as a national security risk.
TRANSPORT minister Obert Mpofu and his politburo counterpart, Jonathan Moyo on Friday played a high stakes game, as they seemingly went all out to donate towards celebrations to mark President Robert Mugabe’s birthday.
UMGUZA farmer Henry Mpofu says lack of adequate knowledge on tobacco farming had resulted in them losing money after growing the crop.
DISGRUNTLED depositors with AfrAsia Bank’s unit in Zimbabwe have written to the police seeking clearance to stage a strike against the bank’s failure to meet their cash demands.
ALLIED Bank Limited, Kwekwe branch property has been attached by a Messenger of Court over a $16 600 debt owed to the National Railways of Zimbabwe Contributory Fund (NRZCF) in unpaid rentals, The Source has established.
BINGA North MDC-T MP Prince Dubeko Sibanda last week rubbished Transport minister Obert Mpofu’s claims that Binga district was underdeveloped because of voting for the opposition, describing his remarks as cheap politicking and nonsensical.
BULAWAYO City Council is eager to have tollgates erected within the city as this will help raise funds to maintain the dilapidated road network, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.