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Bastille Day Faux Pas Or Just Harare Hot Air

diplomaticPresident Robert Mugabe’s regime, at sixes-and-sevens because of international diplomatic pressure, has attempted to retaliate by intimidating the French Ambassador, accusing him of a diplomatic faux pas, but it looks like the Harare reaction itself was the faux pas - reinforcing the emerging of picture of Zimbabwe as a relic of the repressive Communist State.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 05:10

Zimbabwe Policy Chaos Spills Onto Harare Streets

KasuVendorCrisisNew Local Government Minister Savious Kasukuwere and the charred remains of vendors' wares burnt in his heartless solution: just take vendors wares and burn them, meanwhile more workers are being fired from work and expanding the vendor population..... 

In June the Movement For Democratic Change Bulawayo Province Deputy information and Publicity Secretary, Felix Sibanda, spoke against a cabinet decision to evict vendors from Harare streets, saying the national vending crisis was a symptom of a decayed state and economy which called for robust economic planning to avert further crisis.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 July 2015 13:56

Masvingo Water Crisis: Pre-Independence Pipes Now Under Repair


Masvingo Urban residents in Rujeko queing up to fetch water from a Masvingo Town Council Bowser

As of the vendor crisis aftecting the capital, Harare, was not enough, more than 36 000 residents of the provincial capital of Masvingo are at risk of cholera becuse of a shortage of water in the town. Residents are furious with the Town Council which seems to have been caught unaware by rural-to-urban migration. 

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015 10:36

Mugabe Propagandist Manheru Still Singing Deception Songs

MugabeFidelWho is this joker claiming to be a socialist revolutionary...?

Yesterday I thought I would go and see what the Sunday Mail would look like without Jonathan Moyo, but it was off air-line! So I said, yes that confirms, he is really gone. Then I did the next best thing - check out Nathaniel Manheru, whom I had not read for a while, because I find him irrelevant. Guess what? He has become even more irrelevant. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 16:14

Mugabe Promotes Kasukuwere, But Home Affairs Seems Too Hot for Him

As if his mishandling of the vendors on Harare Streets is not enough, Savious Kasukuwere, who was recently promoted to Home Affairs Minister, is still facing questions about his previous portfolio which is directly responsible for Zimbabwe's economic crisis.

The Portfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment is taking oral evidence from Zimplats, Mimosa, Unki and Blanket Mining Companies and Lafarge Cement Company on possible corruption.

The companies’ engagement with the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Board and with Brainworks Capital in relation to their compliance with the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act is coming under scrutiny in the Senate Chamber under the chairmanship of Hon Wadyajena.


Call for More International Pressure on Zimbabwe

June27ExecThe MDC-UK and Ireland has called on the international community to take up the MDC's rallying cry for reforms and on the West to go back to the drawing board and find ways of forcing the Harare regime to change before it is too late. MDC UK and Ireland Executive in session at Northampton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 11:54

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Bhadharai Pano