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The Auditor-General Mildred Chiri has lashed at government for failing to take care of children living in the street despite having a fund meant for that. In her 2018 audit report, Chiri said government was failing to cater for street children and this exposed them to abuse and illegal activities. "Protecting...
At least 60% of the money meant for old people was used to finance luxury living, hotel and allowances of civil servants while the intended beneficiaries wallowed in poverty, an audit has revealed. In  2017, according to the Auditor-General Mildred Chiri, the ministry of finance released a grant of $100...
Government last year over spent $2 billion without parliamentary approval, the Auditor-General has said. In a statement issued Friday after tabling the 2018  audit reports for ministries, state entities and local authorities, Auditor-General, Mildred Chiri said the state used more than $2.5 billion more than what was budgeted for. Chiri said parliament...
The National Tripartite Negotiating Forum (NTF) has given government up to Tuesday next week to reverse the ban of the use of foreign currency in the country or face protests and strikes. Addressing a press conference after the inaugural NTF meeting, Public Service Labour, Public Service and Social Welfare minister,...
Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, state TV says. A former top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage. He was 67. Morsi was overthrown...
MDC MP for Kambuzuma Willis Madzimure has demanded that the minister of State Security Owen Ncube gives the national assembly an update on investigation into the disappearance of journalist Itai Dzamara. Raising the matter as a point of privilege, Madzimure said it is now more than five years Dzamara went missing...
INTERVIEW Obey Manayiti NEWLY-ELECTED MDC secretary-general Charlton Hwende says the Nelson Chamisa-led party will never split again as structural issues which were causing divisions have been addressed through constitutional amendments. Hwende (CH) recently spoke to NewsDay Weekender (NDW) senior reporter, Obey Manayiti about his vision for the party and below are...
The opposition MDC party has embarked on a diplomatic charm offensive to force Zanu PF and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government into talks, which the party says should help move the country forward. Chamisa’s newly-elected deputy Tendai Biti is currently in the United Kingdom and yesterday met Minister of State Harriet...
Suspected armed security agents on Tuesday morning allegedly besieged the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Chairperson Rashid Mahiya’s residence following fake massages about a possible shut down that have been circulating on social media. In a press statement, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition said the men spent 30 minutes knocking violently at...
MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa has come under fire from the Zanu PF Women’s League, which has vowed to crush any attempts by the opposition leader to sabotage the economy and topple President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s constitutionally elected government. The Zanu PF Women’s League National Executive converged at the party’s headquarters, where...
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