EDITORIAL COMMENT: Bellicose Moyo needs disciplining

On Thursday evening, Professor Jonathan Moyo, with embattled national Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, his half-brother Dickson Mafios, Patrick Zhuwao and Wonder Mashange as cheerleaders, was the main speaker at a SAPES Policy dialogue to discuss the future of the nationalist project. What raised eyebrows was not that Prof Moyo appeared at SAPES, he is a…
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$90m package for SMEs unveiled

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday launched a $90 million funding package to capacitate upcoming businesses across all sectors and help formalise their operations to ensure they contribute to the mainstream economy. This comes as Government enhances efforts to stimulate economic growth through small to medium enterprises. The $90 million package was…
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Bank-shy businesses to lose licences: Minister

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— Government will withdraw trading licences for businesses that will be convicted of failing to deposit their daily sales with financial institutions, a Cabinet Minister told Parliament yesterday. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said they were crafting a legal instrument that would empower Government to withdraw licences for traders who fail to…
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Mnangagwa lauds AU’s human rights progress

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday commended the African Union for being the first to come up with human rights instruments which comprehensively address challenges faced by internally displaced persons. VP Mnangagwa said the Kampala Convention, which sought to address challenges for internally displaced people, was an innovative regional response to their rights…
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Command Agric, STEM, sides of same coin

Lately, Zimbabweans have been treated to a skit deriding Government’s Command Agriculture programme. Some have tried to link these to Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo. If true, that would be very sad. Which is why we believe such amusement to be the product of misinformed minds trying to satirise,…
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