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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:26:52 GMT
Mining Firm Plans Legal Action Against Central Bank
[The Herald] Diversified resources group RioZim Limited, is planning legal action against the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) over failure to meet its obligation to avail foreign currency saying this is choking its business.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:06:53 GMT
Ditched Kasukuwere Hires New Lawyer
[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere has new legal representation after being abruptly ditched last week by his lawyer Jonathan Samukange, who is also Zanu PF legislator for Mudzi South.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:32:55 GMT
Workers Union Calls for National Shutdown As Economy Burns
[263Chat] Workers Union mother body, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has called for a national demonstration on Thursday against new financial reforms which it described as treachery on the back of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call yester...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:01:57 GMT
90% of Targeted Population Vaccinated
[The Herald] At least 90 percent of the targeted population in Mbare, Glen View, Glen Norah and Budiriro, Harare, has been vaccinated against cholera, Epidemiology and Disease Control director in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr Portia Manan...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:55:33 GMT
Tough Terms for Rapists - Mnangagwa
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has said his administration wants to make the judicial system more efficient and fix stronger penalties for convicted rapists once Parliament passes the Bills to deal with rape and sexual abuses. He said Government re...

Zimbabwe Herald

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:53:47 +0000
JUST IN: ED arrives in Zambia
President Mnangagwa has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia where he is set to hold bilateral talks with his counterpart President Edgar Lungu and also attend the country's 54th independence anniversary.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:20:20 +0000
JUST IN: Chitando appoints new MMCZ board
Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando has appointed a new seven-member board for the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ).

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:15:00 +0000
2019 Nat Budget preparations begin
Parliament has started preparations for the 2019 National Budget, with several portfolio committees yesterday holding meetings with Government officials on what they expect from Treasury.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:14:55 +0000
UPDATED: RBZ suspends four top managers indefinitely
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya yesterday indefinitely suspended four senior managers on allegations of corruption raised against them by the then chairperson of the Finance and Economic Development Communication Taskforce, M...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:13:58 +0000
Central bank releases US$3,3m for drugs
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has availed a further US$3,3 million towards drug procurement, bringing to US$9,9 million the total disbursements made in the past two weeks.

Zimbabwe Mail

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:22:11 +0000
Former mines secretary Gundyanga held shares in State diamond firm ZCDC, Parliament hears
HARARE,– Former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Mines and Minerals, Francis Gudyanga and an undisclosed individual owned shares in the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company, although government later bought them out, a Parliament committee h...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:58:58 +0000
Stabilising the economy: Tackling the parallel market
As we work towards improving and stabilising the flow of foreign exchange into the productive sector, we must at the same time ensure and enforce discipline in the market. By President Emerson D. Mnangagwa This means everyone [...]

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:48:53 +0000
Civil Service Restructuring Continues: Mnangagwa Appoints Members Of Civil Service Commission
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed three members of the Civil Service Commision with effect from the 1st of November 2018. We publish the statement from the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda, [...]

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:06:14 +0000
US sees promise in Zimbabwe economic moves
WASHINGTON (AFP) –  The top US diplomat for Africa on Tuesday voiced optimism over economic reforms by the new government in Zimbabwe, which remains under sanctions dating from Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign. Tibor Nagy, the assistant [....

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:58:48 +0000
Govt suspends restrictions on basic food imports
The government has suspended Statutory Instrument 122 of 2017 until the economic situation in the country returns to normal. This means that citizens who have access to “free funds” will be able to import a [...]

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