Robert Mugabe A Victim Of His Own System- Chitando

Robert Mugabe A Victim Of His Own System- Chitando 1

Farai Dziva|Former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe is a victim of his own system, political analyst Jeffryson Chitando has said. In his congratulatory message to the former Zimbabwean leader, Chitando argued that Mugabe created a system he later failed to sustain due to advanced age. See Chitando’ s statement below:Gushungo turned 95 years yesterday.The whole day I was pondering if I would be able to say “Happy birthday Gushungo!” or not. Even to this point I feel very hard- pressed to congratulate the former President of Zanu PF and Zimbabwe. I…

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Zimbabwe Starts Currency Trading in Bid to End Dollar Dearth; RBZ says initial rate 2.5 per U.S. dollar

Zimbabwe Starts Currency Trading in Bid to End Dollar Dearth; RBZ says initial rate 2.5 per U.S. dollar 4

By Bloomberg News Zimbabwe began formal trading of what’s effectively a new currency as it tries to ease a shortage of dollars that’s crushed the economy. The initial rate for the southern African nation’s currency, known as RTGS dollars, will be 2.5 per U.S. dollar, central bank Governor John Mangudya told business leaders Friday in Harare, the capital. The rate was agreed on with commercial lenders, he said. Ecobank Transnational Inc.’s local unit and Steward Bank Ltd. were among lenders quoting prices, with rates between 2.44 per dollar and 2.53.…

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“No To Dialogue Without Chamisa”: Dr Noah Manyika

“No To Dialogue Without Chamisa”: Dr Noah Manyika 6

By Own Correspondent| Build Zimbabwe Alliance president Noah Manyika has vowed not to attend the dialogue meeting for Zimbabwean political parties initiated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa if opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is not in attendance. The meeting slated for State House today (Friday) is the second one following the first one held last month which was snubbed by Chamisa. Manyika argued that dialogue without an independent convener and without Chamisa and the MDC Alliance will not meet the credibility test. Said Manyika: “I was invited to a second meeting at…

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We Will Not Be Involved In Monologue- Chamisa

We Will Not Be Involved In Monologue- Chamisa 8

Farai Dziva|MDC A president Nelson Chamisa will not take part in the second round of talks with Emmerson Mnangagwa set for Friday, February 22, a party spokesperson has said. Mnangagwa invited all losing presidential candidates in last year’s presidential polls for talks to come up with a framework for dialogue and Chamisa did not attend the first session of the talks. Mafume told a daily paper Chamisa will not participate in today’s dialogue. “We responded to that process and indicated that it did not meet the requirements for a dialogue.…

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Mthuli Ncube Commits 2 Percent Tax Towards Building Schools, Paying Teachers And Nurses

Mthuli Ncube Commits 2 Percent Tax Towards Building Schools, Paying Teachers And Nurses 11

Finance Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has announced the two percent tax deemed prohibitive by many will be used to build new schools, roads and making sure nurses, teachers and doctors are paid wages they deserve. Ncube said the new tax will also be used to improve the economy, boasting that shop shelves are full. Income from 2 % tax will also be used to rejuvenate and improve the new #Zimbabwe; building schools, roads and making sure our nurses, doctors and teachers receive the wages they deserve. Shelves in shops are…

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LATEST- Thabitha Khumalo Jets Into UK

LATEST- Thabitha Khumalo Jets Into UK 13

By A Correspondent| The MDC National Chairperson Hon Thabitha Khumalo has jetted into the UK. She will be meeting structures here, ZimEye can reveal. In the picture on the left is Elizabeth Busuman, the MDC fundraising committee member and Mcini Dhlodhlo, the Oxford chairperson. – MORE TO FOLLOW… Tabitha Khumalo.(middle) If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For as little as £5, you can support ZimEye – and it only takes a minute.  Source: Zimeye

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MDC National Council In Crunch Meeting

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By Own Correspondent| The MDC national council is today in a crunch meeting to discuss the state of affairs in the party and the country’s crisis. Said Luke Tamborinyoka who is the MDC Director of Communications: The MDC national council, the party’s supreme-decision-making body between Congresses,is meeting today to discuss the health of the party and the crisis affecting ordinary Zimbabweans, among a host of other issues. Of concern to the party is the on-going onslaught against ordinary Zimbabweans, which has seen the arrest and harassment of innocent citizens, including…

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Zim Banks Begin Trading In US Dollars At $1 to RTGS$2.50 But….

Zim Banks Begin Trading In US Dollars At $1 to RTGS$2.50 But…. 18

Own Correspondent|Zimbabwe’s banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals, although interbank trading won’t begin until Monday, a banking source said. Zimbabwe’s central bank announced on Wednesday it would scrap the official 1:1 peg between its quasi-currency bond note and the U.S. dollar, launching a new currency known as RTGS dollars. The central bank began selling U.S. dollars to banks on Friday morning at a rate of 2.5 RTGS to the greenback according to sources. The rate is however being heavily resisted by individuals intending…

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LATEST: Kudzayi Edmund “Baba Jukwa” arrested in Harare

LATEST: Kudzayi Edmund “Baba Jukwa” arrested in Harare 20

file: kudzayi edmund HARARE: Former Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi is currently in police custody after he was reportedly arrested for possessing a camouflage umbrella. Kudzayi was arrested Friday morning and is being detained at Borrowdale police station.Kudzayi has been charged under Section 32 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act: “unlawful possession of a camouflage uniform”. The arrest comes after the Zimbabwe National Army announced that it is conducting a snap search on residential areas to search for military regalia that was stolen during the January 14 mass…

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“Mnangagwa Under Pressure To Reshuffle Cabinet”: Claims Report

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By Own Correspondent| A report by a local publication has reported that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is under pressure from senior Zanu PF stalwarts to reshuffle his cabinet. The disgruntled officials are those believed to have fought in Mnangagwa’s corner in the race to succeed Mugabe. They now feel that they should have their day in the sun as the current cabinet has failed to deliver. Presidential spokesperson George Charamba said that he is not aware of an imminent cabinet reshuffle. He is quoted as saying: “Not that he would tell…

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