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Delayed Wages Signal Zimbabwe Car Crash

chaworaI having been talking to several people back home and the number of people that have gone for months without being paid is frightening, to say the least. This affects people working for local councils across the country, people working in the private sector and NGOs. Chawora (l)

I am hearing that all all government employees, except for the army ’s salaries have been moved again this months, amid rumours that soldiers were on the verge of going on strike a few months ago. At this rate the government may not be able to pay even the soldiers on time in the coming months, and who knows what would be the consequences.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014 21:20

Tsvangirai's Road Is Just Beginning, Prof Mufuka

Tsvangirai meets MDC-T MPs

Like his fellow academics, Simukai Tinhu and Knox Chitiyo, Professor Ken Mufuka’s editorial pieces always make good reading, but going deeper into them one always finds surface observations sometimes based on propaganda than fact.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014 00:22

Renewal: The Art of Creating Pseudo-dictators


We Don't Need Tsvangirai. Their Rallies Will Not Produce a New Zimbabwe. We Don't Need Any Big Man Syndrome. The Country Needs a Sober Approach. That is the song of those who would like to lead Zimbabwe but don't seem to know how to go about it, nor do they seem to know where they want to lead it to, and crucially Zimbabweans do not seem to care for their leadership that much. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 11:24

Life Imitates Art, Cat Saves Boy From Dog

O2 in the UK is running this advert these days about a cat that decides to escape its boring life by acting like a dog; Be More Dog is the tagline for the advert, as if cats could ever be dogs, except in their fantasies . But... 

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 05:18

SA Police Refusing To Prosecute Zimbabwean Torturers

shumbaGabriel150On Monday the South African Constitutional Court will hear arguments in the ground-breaking case in which the South African Police Service is denaying its legal duty to investigate allegations of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials.

The South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal and the High Court have previously ruled that South African prosecuting authorities have a legal duty to investigate allegations of torture brought by exiled Zimbabweans assisted by the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC). Justice might finally come for Gabriel Shumba and thousands of victims of state torture
Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 11:04

"Zimbos Love Mugabe, NGOs Are Enemy Agents" - Supa

Mandiwanzira194In a BBC Hard-Talk programme yesterday, Supa Mandiwanzira, the deputy minister of information said Zimbabweans believe in President Robert Mugabe; that is why they voted for him.

That the election was not considered free and fair by the rest of the world was not important because it was declared free and a true reflection of the vote by SADC and the AU. The US was so disgusted by it that it has added registrar general, Tobaiwa Mudede to its sanctions list.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:28

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