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WATCH: China unveils bus that can drive over the TOP of other cars

25 May 2016 | 9046 Views
The idea is that passengers sit far above other vehicles on the road, allowing cars to pass underneath.In a model of the vehicle, it appears to run on a set of fixed rails embedded on the road...
by Staff reporter

Mangudya, Chinamasa lied over bond notes

23 May 2016 | 5063 Views
Tendai Biti Former Finance minister has accused his successor, Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, John Mangudya of lying that the bond notes were meant to address the c...
by Staff reporter

One Million march must be done for enslaved women in China's death raw, not for Mugabe boot-licking

21 May 2016 | 2232 Views
A Political analyst Obert Mundevere Ncube has said instead of doing a one million march for President Robert Mugabe's boot-licking purposes, the protestors must be doing that for the sack of raising c...
by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwean women on death row in China over drugs

19 May 2016 | 1629 Views
Three Zimbabwean women are suspected to be on death row in China after being  over drug trafficking.The women are among close to 10 locals arrested in China, Secretary for Foreign Aff...
by Staff Reporter

Govt target improving irrigation systems to ensure food security

15 May 2016 | 1717 Views
Finance and Economic development minister Patrick Chinamasa has said the government is currently resorting to increasing and improving theirrigation in the country in an effort to ensure food secu...
by Stephen Jakes

Chinamasa,Kombo Moyana clash over bond notes

14 May 2016 | 3991 Views
FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa continues to take brick-bats from Zimbabweans across the political divide with respected former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Kombo Moyana the latest high-profil...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa mulls supplementary budget

13 May 2016 | 1909 Views
THE government might consider crafting a supplementary budget to cushion the country from food shortages induced by drought.Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa hinted the possibility of a suppl...
by Prosper Ndlovu

Bond notes bring bliss to Chinamasa

13 May 2016 | 2559 Views
FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said he used to have sleepless nights over the economy but now can sleep soundly with the impending introduction of bond notes. ...
by Pamela Shumba

Chinamasa express ignorance about Choppies ownership

13 May 2016 | 2975 Views
Finance and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has expressed ignorance about the ownership of the Choppies Supermarket which is well known to be owned by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko...
by Stephen Jakes

Chinamasa turns down Chinotimba's large coins denominations request

12 May 2016 | 3174 Views
Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa turned down Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba's request for the production of $1, $5, $10, to $100 bond coins saying this would mean people ...
by Stephen Jakes

Chinamasa, Mupfumira clash

12 May 2016 | 4013 Views
The Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Priscilla Mupfumira has dismissed a plan by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to put NSSA under the Insurance and Pensions Commission. ...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa ignorant of how much PSMAS owes employees

06 May 2016 | 2677 Views
Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has expressed ignorance over how much the Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) owes employees after he was questioned by a house of a...
by Stephen Jakes

BCC officials embark on investment and twinning trip to China

04 May 2016 | 2287 Views
Five top Bulawayo City Council officials are set to travel to China for an investment promotion and twinning trip.Government, through the office of the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs...
by Thobekile Zhou

'Let's unite behind Mugabe,' says Chinamasa

24 April 2016 | 2137 Views
Zanu-PF Politburo member, Patrick Chinamasa has called for unity of purpose in Manicaland province and for party members to focus on 2018 elections under the leadership of President Robert Mugabe....
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa urges Zimbabweans to save money in banks

23 April 2016 | 3088 Views
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says Zimbabweans should develop a culture of saving money in the formal banking channels to improve the circulation of cash.Chinamasa said while the governme...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe govt secures multi-billion dollar investment from China

19 April 2016 | 3247 Views
THE government has secured a multi-billion dollar investment from China for the construction of more than 32,000 housing units countrywide in line with the economic blueprint Zim-Asset.The inv...
by Lovemore Chikova and Zvamaida Murwira

Chinamasa upstages Mugabe nephew

17 April 2016 | 5245 Views
Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is gaining the upper hand in a power struggle in the ruling party over his efforts to revive an ailing economy and tap financing from the International Monetary Fund...
by Staff reporter

Plot to expel Supa Mandiwanzira & Chinamasa from Zanu-PF fails

15 April 2016 | 12376 Views
A PLOT to pass a vote-of-no confidence on minister of Information, Communication and Technology Supa Mandiwanzira and Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa during the Manicaland inter-youth district conf...
by Staff reporter

Why Zimbabwe remains poor

14 April 2016 | 5321 Views
Previously I wrote on why Zimbabwe is poor. In that article, I postulated that we are poor but rich because most of us have abdicated our responsibility of creating a new Zimbabwe to a political liber...
by Vince Musewe

Josiah Chinamano's son falls into a trench, dies

11 April 2016 | 12395 Views
ZANU-PF has expressed grief over the loss of two party cadres, Vivian Mwashita and Chinhamo Chinamano, saying their untimely deaths were a great loss to the nation. Party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa continues to fuel the looting machine

08 April 2016 | 3518 Views
As the People's Democratic Party (PDP), we are rather surprised that Parliament has once more approved a further $98, 6 million loan from the Export Import Bank of China to fund TelOne's backbone netw...
by Vince Musewe - Secretary for Finance and Economic Affairs

Mugabe's nephew issues press statement responding to Chinamasa

02 April 2016 | 6199 Views
Press Statement by the President Mugabe's nephew, Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Patrick Zhuwao. It is with a heavy h...
by Staff Reporter

Chinamasa shifts pay dates

01 April 2016 | 3680 Views
THE government has shifted the 2015 bonus payments for members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police to today and that of health workers and the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services to next week Thurs...
by Staff reporter

Bonus update: Health workers to be paid next week says Chinamasa

01 April 2016 | 2605 Views
Government, which failed to pay health workers 2015 bonuses yesterday has since pledged to pay on April 7.Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa issued a statement apologising for non-payment and...
by Thobekile Zhou

Chinalisation of Mthwakazi an implementation of 1979 grand plan.

29 March 2016 | 2457 Views
Mthwakazi Republic Party has accused President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF for putting policies which destroyed the country's economy since independence in 1980.Party's secretary general Hlo...
by Stephen Jakes

Nyoni has solution for Chinamasa

24 March 2016 | 2258 Views
The long decade of economic decline (1998 - 2008) and the new era which saw the introduction of multiple currencies resulted in the emergency of the informal sector. Both periods, that is, the 1998 - ...
by Dr Gift Mugano

China builds state-of-the-art school in Lupane

20 March 2016 | 1857 Views
"THE Chinese and Zimbabweans are excellent friends, not just today, friends that have established their friendship and our future will always be on the path of that. We are all-weather friends."...
by Dumisani Sibanda

'Zimbabwe constitution will guide land compensation'

13 March 2016 | 510 Views
There has been no policy shift by Government on the matter of compensation relating to land acquired under the Land Reform Programme, contrary to media reports last week, a Cabinet minister has said. ...
by Mabasa Sasa

China Jingniu Glass Factory (Pvt) Limited needs $13M to complete the project

05 March 2016 | 1357 Views
Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Chiratidzo Mabuwa has said the China Jingniu Glass Factory (Pvt) Limited needs $13 million for its completion.Mabuwa said Kadoma Chinese Glass Company,...
by Stephen Jakes

Chinamasa responsible for cash crunch

03 March 2016 | 3606 Views
The debilitating cash crunch that bank depositors are facing is clear indication of a broader economic crisis which the Mugabe regime is facing and is in large parts responsible for. It further expose...
by Vince Musewe - PDP Secretary Finance and Economic Affairs

West treats Zimbabwe unfairly, says China

03 March 2016 | 1346 Views
The reciprocal State visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping last year was meant to reassure Zimbabwe of the Asian country's readiness to assist it, an official has said. Speaking to African...
by Staff reporter

China warns Zimbabwe over mine grabs?

01 March 2016 | 2538 Views
China yesterday warned Zimbabwe to beware after President Robert Mugabe's government ill-advisedly moved to seize all diamond mining claims in Chiadzwa last week, including those in which Chinese ...
by Staff reporter

Chinese mega deals in doubt

25 February 2016 | 1866 Views
Zimbabwe's vaulted multi-million dollar energy and infrastructure deals with China are "in jeopardy" following Harare's ill-advised seizure of all diamond mining claims in Chiadzwa, including thos...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa hails introduction of tax management system

11 February 2016 | 1766 Views
The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Minister Patrick Chinamasa has hailed the introduction of tax management system by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority and said that he would like to see a...
by Stephen Jakes

Chinamasa sues Farmers for over $1.2 million

10 February 2016 | 1208 Views
Patrick Chinamasa Finance and Economic Development minister has approached the High Court seeking to compel Farmers World Holdings to repay the over $1,2 million loan advanced to the agro-equipmen...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe: China's newest eco-political harbor dispossessing western influence in Africa

04 February 2016 | 1734 Views
To China, Zimbabwe is China's newest colonial harbor while to the United States, Zimbabwe is the United States' newest threat to its US-Africa imperialistic agenda. Cecil John Rhodes succeeded in bloc...
by Maxwell Teedzai - Political Analyst

'Civil servants bonus payments to run until May,' says Chinamasa

04 February 2016 | 2587 Views
Civil servants will start receiving their 2015 bonuses this month, with members of the defence forces being the first, while the rest of Government workers will get their 13th cheques between February...
by Felex Share

'Corker out of sync with reality'

04 February 2016 | 593 Views
United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations chairman, Mr Bob Corker, who is pushing for the blockage of any new lending to Zimbabwe by multilateral financial institutions is out of sync with t...
by Felex Share

'World Bank officials are smoking something,' says Chinamasa

03 February 2016 | 3848 Views
The World Bank says Zimbabwe's economy will not slip into recession but will maintain an economic growth rate of 1.5% in 2016 anchored largely by growth of the services sector, a projection howeve...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe's finance chief plans visit to Paris to woo investors

29 January 2016 | 1402 Views
Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is planning to visit France with a view to woo French investment into the economy. Zimbabwe's treasury is facing fiscal pressure due to the declining rev...
by Staff reporter

Harare Residents Trust questions govt over China-Zim deals

24 January 2016 | 699 Views
Harare Residents Trust has questioned the authenticity of the Zimbabwe China deals which were signed in 2010 in which the money involved was expected to assist the government in its developmental proj...
by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwe Defence ministry, Chinese at loggerheads

08 January 2016 | 3913 Views
A rift has developed between the Ministry of Defence ministry and a Chinese investor over a multi-million dollar shopping mall after the army unilaterally used the property as collateral to secure a U...
by Staff reporter

Chinamasa's $100 spot fines illegal

07 January 2016 | 2307 Views
Police have no right to fine motorists the proposed $100 spot fine for a handful of offences because the increase in the fines has yet to be gazetted, legal experts have said. The experts said motoris...
by Samantha Chigogo

Zimbabwe, China city sign investment deal

07 January 2016 | 1161 Views
ZIMBABWE has signed a major trade pact with the World Bank-rated Golden City for Investment Environment in China which seeks to promote investment inflows, trade exchanges and develop economic co-oper...
by Conrad Mwanawashe

Local players vital to growth, says Chinamasa

06 January 2016 | 2829 Views
THE government is working on a raft of measures to address challenges that have been hindering increased participation of indigenous Zimbabweans in the local economy, Finance and Economic Development ...
by Staff reporter

12 member Chinese delegation expected today

05 January 2016 | 789 Views
A 12-member business delegation from the Qingdao province of China is expected in Zimbabwe today for a four-day visit which will include signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on investment colla...
by Business Reporter

Zimbabwe won't apologise for exporting animals to China

04 January 2016 | 1805 Views
Zimbabwe's government has reportedly said it would be exporting more of its wildlife to China in order to raise necessary funds to look after its animals, a report said on Monday.According to ...
by Staff reporter

Chinese delegation expected tomorrow

04 January 2016 | 1033 Views
An investment delegation from Quingdao province, China is expected in the country tomorrow, as more companies from China continue to scout for investment opportunities in Zimbabwe. Information...
by Staff reporter

Why Civil Servants were not paid December salaries and bonuses

02 January 2016 | 5672 Views
Zanu-PF should be condemned in the strongest terms for inflicting unprecedented pain and suffering on civil servants. We never imagined how far Zanu-PF could go with its cruelty. There are many social...
by DR Tapiwa Mashakada, Mp Hatfield

Mugabe's nephew, Chinamasa brawl over indigenisation laws

27 December 2015 | 4452 Views
HARARE - Damaging discord has once again emerged in President Robert Mugabe's Cabinet, with two ministers Patrick Chinamasa and Patrick Zhuwao reading from entirely different scripts on the country's ...
by Staff Reporter

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