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Tenderpreneurs parasites on taxpayers

AS the economic collapse worsens, a number of high-profile Zimbabwean businesspeople have sunk into oblivion, while a new breed of business persons — the lumpen or dodgy variety — with […]

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Storm brews over Kariba gold deposits

A CLASH is brewing between the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) and Townsend Enterprises over the extraction of gold at the Gache-Gache area where gold deposits worth millions of US […]

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Zesa headquarters along Samora Machel Avenue in Harare.

Zesa corruption scandal deepens

ZIMBABWE Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) inexplicably awarded a US$113 million Munyati Power tender to convicted fraudster Wicknell Chivayo and his Indian partners Jaguar Overseas Limited (JOL) last year despite the […]

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British ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing

Lima Plan under threat

US$2bn bailout faces stumbling blocks   GOVERNMENT’S much-hyped debt arrears clearance strategy, the Lima Plan, which seeks to settle US$1,8 billion arrears to preferred international financial institutions (IFIs) to allow […]

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US$219m govt debt cripples Psmas

TROUBLED Premier Service Medical Aid Society (Psmas) is still in the woods largely due to government failure to settle a US$219 million debt which has resulted in the medical society […]

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Security sector reform is a controversial issue in Zimbabwe.

Fresh calls for security sector reform

ZIMBABWE Defence Forces (ZDF) commander General Constantino Chiwenga’s threats to unleash the military on opposition parties and Zanu PF officials with an agenda to destroy the party from within has […]

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