Farmers sold dummy

Source: Farmers sold dummy | The Financial Gazette June 22, 2017 … as banks reject 99-year leases BANKS continue to reject 99-year leases handed to landholders resettled on properties previously owned by white farmers, months after government announced that the documents were now bankable. Only 125 leases are known to have been issued to farmers… Read More »
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Zimbabweans hold $1bn in offshore accounts

Source: Zimbabweans hold $1bn in offshore accounts | The Financial Gazette June 22, 2017 A Parliamentary organ on the national budget has raised concern over a spike in cash held by Zimbabweans in offshore bank accounts, which escalated to nearly $1 billion during the current half of the year. In a first quarter report on… Read More »
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Government rips off motorists

Source: Government rips off motorists | The Financial Gazette June 22, 2017 GOVERNMENT raised nearly $200 million between 2013 and 2016 from a National Oil Company of Zimbabwe (Noczim) debt redemption levy, enough to pay off the parastatal’s legacy debts, but continues to tax consumers and diverting the cash to other expenses. Zimbabwean businesses and… Read More »
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: ZANU- PF can’t rewrite Chiadzwa hiistory

Source: EDITORIAL COMMENT: ZANU- PF can’t rewrite Chiadzwa hiistory | The Financial Gazette June 22, 2017 NOT for the first time, President Robert Mugabe last Friday tried to shift blame for the shambolic management of Zimbabwe’s diamond resources onto the Chinese. While he told supporters at last week’s rally in Mutare that he had been… Read More »
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Tobacco farmers concerned with depressed auction floor prices

Source: Tobacco farmers concerned with depressed auction floor prices | The Financial Gazette June 22, 2017 By Tabitha Mutenga, Features and Supplements Editor TOBACCO auction floor prices have lagged behind those offered to contract farmers for their crop, triggering speculation that contractors were angling for total control of the market. The development had angered producers,… Read More »
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When is enough, enough?

I thought it was time to conduct an audit of the activity of the State since Zanu PF won a majority in the 1980 elections and secured our full Independence from Britain in April 1980. Source: When is enough, enough? – The Zimbabwean 21.06.2017 Perhaps the first port of call should be the average quality… Read More »
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Govt blocks eviction of 200 villagers

Source: Govt blocks eviction of 200 villagers – NewsDay Zimbabwe June 21, 2017 MIDLANDS Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya yesterday said government had set up a special taskforce to stop the army from evicting over 200 Shurugwi villagers from Lazy Nine Farm after it emerged that the area had been turned into a military shooting… Read More »
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Kasukuwere takes fight to Mnangagwa

Source: Kasukuwere takes fight to Mnangagwa – NewsDay Zimbabwe June 21, 2017 UNDER-FIRE Zanu PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has threatened a gloves off affair, as he takes his antagonists head-on in today’s politburo meeting, which is set to decide on his fate following accusations he had formed parallel structures to topple President Robert Mugabe.… Read More »
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