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Chinamasa apologises to Parliament

18 September 2014 | 1800 Views
Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa came under criticism yesterday for failing to follow parliamentary procedure when he sought to introduce a supplementary budget in the National Assembly last wee...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa plants seeds of a discontent

18 September 2014 | 1981 Views
You cannot re-engineer this economy through punitive measures.The seeds of mass discontent have been planted and it is our national duty as patriots to water these seeds with courage and sacri...
by Vince Musewe

'Zimbabwe economy could collapse on Zimdollar reintroduction'

17 September 2014 | 2047 Views
ZIMBABWE'S economy risks collapsing if the country prematurely re-introduces the local currency, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.The country adopted a basket of multi-currencie...
by Staff reporter

Chinese ambassador elaborates on Mugabe's China visit

17 September 2014 | 1056 Views
China and Zimbabwe signed nine bilateral cooperation agreements during Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's recent state visit to China, as the two countries strengthened economic and political relati...
by Xinhua

Chinamasa exposed

17 September 2014 | 3133 Views
Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda yesterday ruled as null and void an attempt by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to smuggle in a supplementary budget as part of his Mid-Term Fiscal Pol...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe discusses Mnangagwa power handover in China?

16 September 2014 | 10860 Views
In the most clearest of signs yet, that justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, is all but about to take over power as the next Zimbabwean Head of State, President Robert Mugabe is reported to have disc...
by Itai Mushekwe/ Nancy Mabaya/ Mary-kate Kahari

The Chinese are in Zim, the Russians are coming but as vultures to join in the plunder

14 September 2014 | 2513 Views
“Both China and Russia have now seen and appreciated Mugabe's thesis that superpowers are born through beneficent relations with the rest of the Third World, never through isolationism, never throug...
by Wilbert Mukori

Zimbabweans should brace for excessive price hikes

14 September 2014 | 1590 Views
Crisis-weary Zimbabweans should brace themselves for excessive price hikes and food shortages in the coming months following government's increase of duty on a number of basic food commodities....
by Staff reporter

Chinese are here, the Russians are coming & the Western world quakes, courts

13 September 2014 | 2075 Views
THE Chinese are here. The Russians are coming. The Western world quakes, courts. But this is not a poem, can't be. Reality is always deeper, more problematic than rhyme. It needs reason. Then bold...
by Nathaniel Manheru

Mugabe scoffs at critics that expected him to bring loads of cash from China

12 September 2014 | 1642 Views
President Mugabe yesterday scoffed at critics that expected him to bring loads of cash after his State visit to China, saying such people were not conversant with how governments operate.The P...
by Farirai Machivenyika

'Be wary of Mugabe's China deals'

12 September 2014 | 850 Views
MDC-T has called on Parliament to scrutinise "mega deals" negotiated by President Mugabe and a team of ministers in their recent trip to China.Party Harare provincial spokesperson Obert Gu...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe introduces 5% duty on airtime, 25% duty on mobile phone handsets

11 September 2014 | 7459 Views
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said that he will levy excise duty of 5% on air time for voice and data with effect from September 15. Chinamsa said customs duty at 25% on mobile hands...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa confess Zanu PF borrowed and never paid back

11 September 2014 | 2620 Views
The Harare meeting where Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa promised to reveal all the details of the mega-deals Zimbabwe signed with china last week has turned out to be a none-event. The Minister an...
by Wilbert Mukori

Chinamasa set to real China mega deal - Chinese acupuncture will not cure of cancer

10 September 2014 | 1749 Views
According to a report in New Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance, Patrick Chinamasa has called the nation's leaders of industry and all other interested parties to the Harare International Confer...
by Wilbert Mukori

Chinese to go to war with Japan?

10 September 2014 | 2650 Views
Tokyo - More than half of Chinese people think their country could go to war with Japan in the future, a new poll revealed Wednesday, after two years of intense diplomatic squabbles.A survey c...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe pays almost R2 billion to service Chinese loans

10 September 2014 | 2612 Views
Zimbabwe has spent $180m (about R2bn) in unbudgeted expenditure to service outstanding loans from China in an effort to improve relations and encourage new financial support, Finance Minister Patrick ...
by Reuters

Mugabe's ZimAsset got no takers in China

09 September 2014 | 1776 Views
Fellow Zimbabweans ZimAsset got no takers in China, no money for this economic façade called Zim Asset but tangibles promises that is how my fellow Cdes in the nationalist party are saying. ...
by Tawanda Tichafa Mwendamberi Mutemanadzo

Chinamasa to unpack China trip

09 September 2014 | 988 Views
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa will tomorrow unpack the vast opportunities unlocked by President Mugabe's visit to China last month at a breakfast for captains of industry, diplomats and the i...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe bluffing, trip to China wont stop economic meltdown!

08 September 2014 | 2305 Views
The West imposed sanctions on Mugabe in 2002 and he countered by announcing his "Look East" policy. But as the Zimbabwe economy continued to go down the tube Mugabe reverted to the mantra of blaming t...
by Wilbert Mukori

Chinamasa clueless on industries revival

08 September 2014 | 1590 Views
Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has revealed he is clueless on how to bring life to ailing Bulawayo industries having discovered that there is absolutely nothing remaining of what used to be an...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe - China deal to ignite economic revolution

07 September 2014 | 1233 Views
The mega deals clinched during President Mugabe's recent State visit to China are set to ignite an economic revolution that will create thousands of jobs within the next three years, Presidential ...
by Staff Reporter

'China pledges shame the West,' says Mugabe

06 September 2014 | 1443 Views
President Mugabe yesterday said pledges made by China during his recent visit have shamed those Western nations that imposed illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe in vain efforts to effect regime change...
by Farirai Machivenyika

China to help Zimbabwe build economic zones

05 September 2014 | 3079 Views
Harare - China will help Zimbabwe build special economic zones and industrial parks to jump-start exports and a struggling economy, its ambassador to Harare said on Thursday as a Chinese firm starte...
by Staff Reporter

Chinamasa quizzed over China trip

03 September 2014 | 2764 Views
The Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa was the man actor in Parliament this Wednesday as legislators demanded answers on the trip to China which culminated in the two countries signing several agreem...
by Staff Reporter

Finance Minister Chinamasa got it right!

03 September 2014 | 5727 Views
On 1 September 2014, Daily News, reporting on the aftermath of President Robert Mugabe's State visit to China under the headline, Mugabe returns from China with signatures, reduced the Presidentia...
by Tawanda Museve

China was Mugabe's last chance to get ZimAsset funding he got nothing and now he MUST GO!

01 September 2014 | 4231 Views
"Enda udzoke!" in Shona, "Hamba epunduke!" in Ndebele or "Go but you will be back!" the nation told Mugabe before he set off to China! Many of us viewed it just as a time wasting gimmick and it has t...
by Wilbert Mukori, Secretary General Zimbabwe Social Democrats

Mugabe returns from China with a bag of secretive agreements

01 September 2014 | 3346 Views
President Robert Mugabe jets into Harare today from a begging trip in China only holding a bag of secretive agreements and signatures but with no cash to revive an economy which is virtually on its k...
by Staff reporter

'Friendly China vows to help Zimbabwe,' says Mugabe

31 August 2014 | 2486 Views
President Robert Mugabe, returning from a state visit to China, said on Sunday that Beijing had pledged to assist his southern African country's ailing economy "to the best of its ability"....
by Staff reporter

'Mugabe China trip a success'

31 August 2014 | 1024 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe returns from China today after a week in the Asian nation on a state visit to scrounge for a bail-out to save Zimbabwe's faltering economy from total collapse.After bea...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe returns from China

31 August 2014 | 2147 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe returned from China on Sunday to a thunderous reception after a week in the Asian nation on a state visit where he witnessed the signing of various memoranda of understanding t...
by Staff Reporter

China support not enough to rescue Zimbabwe economy

28 August 2014 | 1515 Views
SNUBBED by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue h...
by Reuters

China treats African countries as equal partners says Mugabe

28 August 2014 | 1758 Views
President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe is more associated with China and Chinese leaders, not only because of the historical relations, but due to the fact that the Asian nation treats African countrie...
by Staff Reporter

China vows support for Zimbabwe

28 August 2014 | 1442 Views
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has promised visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe that China will continue to support the development of Zimbabwe and Africa as a whole. Li said China wou...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe wants free visa for Chinese

28 August 2014 | 2689 Views
President Robert Mugabe has ordered Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi to work on the modalities of a free visa regime for Asian economic giant China's nationals to boost the country's tourism.In...
by Staff reporter

Top Chinese legislator meets Mugabe

27 August 2014 | 1113 Views
Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang on Tuesday met with visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, pledging to enhance bilateral parliamentary cooperation. Zhang, chairman of the Stand...
by Xinhua

Mugabe hailed as renowned leader by China's Xi Jinping

25 August 2014 | 2275 Views
Beijing - China's President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a renowned African liberation leader and an "old friend" of the Chinese people.The former guerrilla turned A...
by Staff reporter

'Zimbabwe to honour agreements with China,' says Mugabe

25 August 2014 | 1706 Views
President Robert Mugabe, who is in China for a week long state visit, has assured Chinese investors that his government will always render them the necessary support and will not renege on agreeme...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe arrives in China

24 August 2014 | 1941 Views
President Robert Mugabe has arrived in Beijing, China for a state visit.President Mugabe, who is accompanied by the First Lady, Grace Mugabe was met at Beijing Internati...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe off to China

23 August 2014 | 3347 Views
President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for China on a state visit that is set to cement the existing bilateral ties between the two countries.President Mugabe, who is accompanied by the First...
by Staff reporter

Harare twins with China's biggest manufacturing provinces

20 August 2014 | 1420 Views
Harare Metropolitan province has entered into a twinning arrangement with one of China's biggest manufacturing provinces, Shandong in a development set to benefit business communities of the two provi...
by Staff Reporter

China to give Mugabe massive $10bn part loan lifeline

12 August 2014 | 5793 Views
HEIDELBERG - China has once again come to the political and economic rescue of President Robert Mugabe's bewildered government, by agreeing to disburse part of a massive $10b credit loan facility, t...
by Itai Mushekwe

Temba Mliswa takes dig at Chinamasa

12 August 2014 | 2057 Views
Hurungwe West legislator Temba Mliswa says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa must cut Government expenditure on luxuries such as top-of-the-range vehicles before looking for money elsewhere.M...
by Walter Nyamukondiwa

Chinamasa should stop shedding crocodile tears - WhatsApp update

06 August 2014 | 2025 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number. ...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabweans suffer from 'import mania' says Chinamasa

06 August 2014 | 2381 Views
The problem of Zimbabwe's ballooning trade imbalance is being exacerbated by businessmen who are importing goods that can be manufactured locally thus rendering the industry inefficient, Finance Minis...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe, China mull tobacco processing plant

06 August 2014 | 1527 Views
Zimbabwe and China are planning to establish a multi-million dollar tobacco processing plant that will see the country exporting more processed tobacco products. Speaking after receiving a...
by Staff reporter

Biti shoots down Chinamasa's economic projections

04 August 2014 | 4344 Views
MDC Renewal Team leader and former Finance minister Tendai Biti last Friday shot down his successor Patrick Chinamasa's economic projections, saying given the prevailing stagnation in most sectors, th...
by Staff Reporter

'I'm not sleeping,' says Chinamasa

01 August 2014 | 3272 Views
IN a move that shows government has failed in its plans to turn around the economy, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has called on captains of industry to bring forward concept papers on how to revi...
by Staff reporter

'Patrick Chinamasa, How do you sleep at night?'

31 July 2014 | 4164 Views
There comes a time in one's life where a line has to be drawn in terms of what's acceptable anymore and what is not.  I, for one, have had it and am saying ENOUGH to the Zanu PF government an...
by Emilia Mukaratirwa, Zapu Vice President

Airtime and street vendors to pay $1 a day State levy

29 July 2014 | 5302 Views
It has been reported that the Zimbabwe government is planning to step up its revenue collection efforts with a crackdown on all informal traders.According to TechZim, this blitz will also rope...
by TechZim

Govt considers shutting down non-performing parastatals

29 July 2014 | 2635 Views
FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said government is considering shutting down non-performing state-owned companies because they have become a drag on the country's econo...
by Staff Reporter

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