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  • 'Ghost Workers' Audit Handed Over to Mugabe

    Friday, 28 August 2015 VOA Studio 7

    The Civil Service Manpower audit that was constituted to weed out ghost workers in government has been handed over to President Robert Mugabe but the workers are disputing the results of the report. Already more than 3,000 workers had their salaries frozen in June after the audit questioned their...

  • Dzamara Family Puts Mugabe Under Spotlight Over Missing Activist

    Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Radio VOP

    The family of missing pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara, who went missing five months ago has appealed to President Robert Mugabe for help in tracing the human rights activist. Dzamara, an iconic...

  • Former AfDB vice-president Sakala appointed new IBDZ boss

    Monday, 24 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    The Zimbabwe government has appointed former Africa Development Bank (AfDB) vice-president Thomas Zondo Sakala as the new chief executive of the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ)...

  • Fear of mass protests rises

    Friday, 21 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    With most Zimbabweans stressing about the country’s dying economy and rising poverty levels, as well as the heightened company closures and job redundancies, more and more observers are predicting...

  • Cancer drugs prices shoot up

    Friday, 21 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals has in the last three months hiked chemotherapy drugs prices by up to seven times, a top official has confirmed. Director of the Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) Clinic at...

  • MDC-T moots Ward Development Fund

    Friday, 21 August 2015 Radio Dialogue

    MDC-T says it plans to set up a Ward Development Fund in all urban and rural districts that would be run by elected councillors. A special 10 percent levy would be introduced. The fund is likely to...

  • Ailing Byo firms seek more relief from council

    Friday, 21 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    Struggling Bulawayo companies have approached the city council seeking more relief despite the local authority offering a 50% discount on rates owed. Last year, Bulawayo City Council (BCC) extended...

  • C/bank to expand footprint in property market, targets diaspora as remittances grow

    Friday, 21 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    Zimbabwe’s central bank says it intends to expand its footprint in the property market through its wholly owned subsidiary  Homelink to attract direct investment by Zimbabweans in the Diaspora as...

  • Reasons to be optimistic about Zimbabwe

    Friday, 21 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    With all economic indicators facing southwards, difficult times certainly lie ahead for Zimbabwe’s distressed economy. But the country is not without cause for optimism to get out of the rut. A...

  • Extended power cuts hit Vic Falls

    Wednesday, 19 August 2015 CHANNELZIM

    Zimbabwe’s prime resort town of Victoria Falls is this week experiencing extended power cuts, exceeding 8 hours a day, as the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZEDTC)...

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