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Cash-strapped Zimbabwean government wastes money on expensive cars

The cash-strapped government is understood to have splashed millions of dollars buying latest top-of-the-range vehicles for Cabinet ministers. Government insiders said resources were also expended on an undisclosed number of Land Rover Discovery 4 models and Toyota Land Cruisers for deputy ministers. At least US$1,4 million was expended on first rate Range Rover Vogue SE vehicles, which were allocated this year to seven Cabinet ministers.
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Grace Mugabe bracing for the defence ministry post

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly prodding President Robert Mugabe to appoint her Defence minister in a much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle after she reportedly turned down the Women’s Affairs portfolio for being “less glamorous”. Zanu PF politburo member Sydney Sekeramayi is the present Defence minister, while the Women’s Affairs ministry has remained vacant following the reassignment of Oppah Muchinguri to the Higher Education portfolio....
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ZAPU members snub elders as meeting flops

Hundreds of ZAPU in the UK snubbed a call by a controversial elder to attend a meeting in Coventry, Saturday 21 November....
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Zimbabwe Talks Resume

Negotiators of Zimbabwe’s three main political parties have started talks to try and resolve the outstanding issues under a power sharing agreement ...
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Tsvangirai to discuss Zimbabwe crisis with Gaddafi

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai left on Thursday for North Africa, where analysts said he would meet Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ...
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South African and Zimbabwean authorities behind attacks on refugees - Sources

South African and Zimbabwean governments are behind the latest attacks on Zimbabwean asylum seekers on farms as part of a security plan...
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MDC Living In Fear In Zaka

(MDC-T provincial officials here on Tuesday said they were living in perpetual fear following abductions of their members in recent weeks...
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ZCTU President Lovemore Matombo arrested

Award winning African labour body of the ZCTU President, Lovemore Matombo was arrested on Sunday night....
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Soldiers accused of harassment in Mutare

Villagers in Muromo in Mutare West constituency have accused soldiers and members of the support unit in the area of harassing them for supporting and attending MDC (Tsvangirai) functions....
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UK Suspends Deportations

United Kingdom Border Agency has suspended scheduled deportation flights for failed Zimbabwean asylum seekers, ...
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Abducted MDC-T driver severely assaulted

Efforts were underway on Monday to secure freedom for a worker from Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's arm of the country's coalition government...
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MDC vows to salvage inclusive Government

MDC led by Arthur Mutambara has pledged to salvage the inclusive Government that has faced challenges following MDC-T’s “disengagement”....
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Mugabe takes sharp dig at Tsvangirai

Mugabe took a sharp dig at Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday, but said they were still allies in Zimbabwe's troubled coalition. ...
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Zimbabwe: Minister Biti Breaks Ranks With MDC-T

Finance Minister Tendai Biti has broken ranks with MDC-T and has been advocating the lifting of the illegal sanctions that the West imposed on Zimbabwe, documents at hand show. ...
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UK plans to resume forced returns to Zimbabwe

Repatriation packages worth up to £6,000 are to be offered to failed asylum seekers to go home voluntarily to Zimbabwe, the Home Office announced today....
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PM Tsvangirai top aide house attacked

A group of unknown people early Wednesday tried to break into the house of a top aide of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai...
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Attempt to kidnap MDC official fails

Four armed men today tried to kidnap the MDC’s security administrator, Edith Mashayire in central Harare.Mashayire was on her way to work at the MDC headquarters, Harvest House...
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MDC employee Pascal Gwezere abducted

We’ve just received information that MDC employee Pascal Gwezere was abducted today by armed men driving an Isuzu twin-cab in the Mufakose area of Harare at 6.45 pm tonight....
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Principals deadlocked

Mr Tsvangirai reportedly said he would not attend today’s Cabinet meeting....
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Zanu PF official threatens MDC finance minister

A top Zanu PF official, Themba Mliswa has threatened to confront and force MDC ministers to release funds to new farmers....
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