THE country’s busiest border post, Beitbridge, was yesterday forced to shut down for the first time ever following ugly street protests during which angry citizens burnt tyres and destroyed transport infrastructure following the government’s decision to ban imports as a way of curtailing currency leakages in the face of cash shortages.
Most councils are lagging behind in remittances of their statutory obligations to the National Social Security Authority and the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) due to liquidity challenges, Auditor-General Mildred Chiri has said.
NATIONAL Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda yesterday said he would soon name and shame MPs who absconded their portfolio committee meetings.
Chinhoyi town clerk Mungororo Mazai has finally resigned allegedly due to pressure from councillors and frustration at constant ministerial directives.
HARARE West legislator Jessie Majome on Tuesday accused government of not being sincere on resuscitating the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) following its failure to introduce the Constituency Development Fund Bill before Parliament.
FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday said the International Monetary Fund (IMF)was not imposing its policies on Zimbabwe, adding that discussions under the Staff-Monitored Programme have been brutal, frank and cordial.
FORMER Zanu PF Copac co-chairperson Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana yesterday said there was need for Zimbabwe to setup a body that will ensure the new Constitution is implemented by forcing the Executive to realign laws urgently.
FORMER Finance minister and leader of the opposition MDC-T’s Renewal Team Tendai Biti yesterday said the country should be urgently placed under curatorship.
CHITUNGWIZA Municipality has applied for borrowing powers in a bid to secure over $25 million it requires to rehabilitate sewage treatment works.
Former minister and retired Zanu PF Information secretary Nathan Shamuyarira died on Wednesday night at West End Clinic in Harare.