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$600m lost to salarygate fat cats

11 April 2014 | 1265 Views
Executives in State-linked firms gobbled $600 million in salaries and allowances since 2009 and $133 million last year alone.The money was pocketed by 3 000 individuals who sat on boards or we...
by Felex Share

Tollgate employees nabbed over fraud

31 March 2014 | 4833 Views
Police have arrested 4 Zinara tolling officers who are accused of defrauding the road authority in a tollgate voucher scam. The 4 - Stewart Sihlangu from Waterfalls, Annie Wadzanai Muridzi...
by Staff reporter

Salarygate - Zimbabweans sold a dummy

28 March 2014 | 3044 Views
The public outrage over the so-called Salarygate scandal is very much normal and expected.However, Zimbabweans have been sold a dummy regarding the REAL cause of this offending and outrage...
by Obert Gutu

Tollgates rake in $80m

23 March 2014 | 1247 Views
TollGates have generated over $78 million since their introduction in 2009, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Mr Munesu Munodawafa, has disclosed....
by Abel Karowangoro

Resign, MPs tell grumbling Parastatal bosses

22 March 2014 | 1767 Views
Legislators have dared any public sector boss unhappy with the recently announced salary caps to resign, saying Zimbabwe has enough willing qualified people to fill the posts.Government this w...
by Hebert Zharare

Zim ministers' opulent lifestyle under spotlight

21 March 2014 | 2852 Views
MDC-T Mabvuku Tafara MP James Maridadi yesterday told the National Assembly that he smelt a rat over the meagre amounts said to be earned by ministers compared to their opulent lifestyle.Marid...
by Staff reporter

Patrick Chinamasa under fire over salaries exposé

21 March 2014 | 4527 Views
FORMER Bulawayo deputy mayor Alderman Amen Mpofu has accused Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa of creating a side show from the real issues affecting the country by revealing salaries of local autho...
by Staff reporter

Taxman cheated in Salarygate

20 March 2014 | 2348 Views
State enterprises and municipal bosses, implicated in the on-going Salarygate scam might have prejudiced government of millions of dollars in possible tax revenue. Chinamasa told journali...
by Staff reporter

Govt salary cuts could trigger lawsuits

20 March 2014 | 2696 Views
GOVERNMENT could face an avalanche of lawsuits after it unilaterally slashed salaries and allowances of parastatal bosses to a mere $6 000 per month, labour law experts warned yesterday.Accord...
by Staff reporter

Salaries and benefits schedule - list of top earners

19 March 2014 | 10590 Views
A schedule of State enterprises CEO pay released yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree town boss earns $17,000 per month

21 March 2014 | 2841 Views
THE municipalities of Gwanda, Victoria Falls and Plumtree pay their town clerks and chief executive officers obscene salaries far higher than those of all the country's major cities except Harare and...
by Innocent Madonko

Salarygate: 10 ghost managers exposed

18 March 2014 | 3450 Views
Management at Chitungwiza Town Council is in the eye of a salary storm following revelations that they operated secret bank accounts and a payroll clogged with 10 ghost managers. The local aut...
by Staff reporter

Tollgates for rural roads coming soon

09 March 2014 | 1834 Views
GOVERNMENT will soon begin the rehabilitation of the Bulawayo-Tsholotsho, Bulawayo-Nkayi and the Lupane-Nkayi-Kwekwe roads with tollgates introduced at these and other rural roads, in a bid to raise ...
by Vusumuzi Dube

Urban toll gates loom

07 March 2014 | 1555 Views
WORK to set up toll gates in major cities has begun with a government technical team identifying possible sites while tenders for the implementation of the project would be flighted before month-end,...
by Pamela Shumba

Legislators to be exempted from paying toll fees - Mpofu

01 March 2014 | 1768 Views
Transport and Infrastractural Development Minister Obert Mpofu said government has agreed to exempt legislators from paying toll fees once the necessary paperwork to enforce the policy has been comple...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe blames corruption on the British

21 February 2014 | 5284 Views
President Robert Mugabe has blamed corruption on the system that Zimbabwe inherited from the British.In an interview on the state TV to mark his 90th birthday Mugabe also blamed some Govern...
by Staff Reporter

'SalaryGate diverting attention from pressing economic issues' - Mazibisa

19 February 2014 | 2975 Views
In a Facebook status, Sindiso Mazibisa of the Welshman Ncube led MDC has dismissed the Salarygate probe as a way of diverting attention from the economic crisis that Zimbabwe is facing.The sta...
by Staff Reporter

Salarygate claims first scalp in Matabeleland

18 February 2014 | 4352 Views
SALARYGATE has claimed its first scalp in Matabeleland after councillors in the Zanu PF-controlled Gwanda Town Council turned down a request by incumbent town clerk Gilbert Mlilo to extend his stay in...
by Staff Reporter

Mujuru in awkward position at politburo meeting

16 February 2014 | 6864 Views
VICE-President Joice Mujuru was placed in an awkward position at the Zanu PF politburo meeting on Friday which came a few days after her comments questioning the ongoing anti-corruption drive, sources...
by Staff Reporter

ZCTU calls for peaceful demonstrations against SalaryGate

14 February 2014 | 2108 Views
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called for peaceful demonstrations against the SalaryGate Scandal that saw top executives and board members in state owned enterprises award themselves...
by Staff Reporter

From One Vice President to another - Salarygate

12 February 2014 | 7208 Views
Cry the beloved Country! How sad it is that at a time when the people of Zimbabwe are looking forward to solutions from their leaders in terms of the economic and social hardships, they have t...
by Emilia Mukaratirwa

Microsoft's Bill Gates steps down

04 February 2014 | 4644 Views
Seattle - Microsoft named company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intentio...
by Reuters, AFP

Zifa, players' union headed for a bruising legal battle over Asiagate

02 February 2014 | 1550 Views
The Football Union of Zimbabwe are headed towards a bruising legal battle against the national association on the strength of the Fifa communiqué where Fifa is declining to extend the bans impos...
by Sports reporter

Zifa to maintain Asiagate bans

02 February 2014 | 1296 Views
THE Zimbabwe Football Association is adamant that the recent letter from Fifa declining to extend the bans imposed on players and officials for their part in the Asiagate scandal to take worldwid...
by Sports reporter

Boy (4) dies after a gate fell on him

13 January 2014 | 2409 Views
A four-year-old boy from Mpopoma suburb in Bulawayo died after a gate fell on him as he played outside a shop. The boy's grandmother Mylove Sibanda identified him as Senzokuhle Sibanda.  ...
by Staff reporter

Pastor trains junior pastors martial arts to discipline wayward congregates

05 January 2014 | 4974 Views
A church leader who broke away from pastor Pastor Robert Gumbura's RMG Independent End Time Message has been accused of sexually abusing congregates, engineering forced marriages and asking his junio...
by Staff Reporter

Methembe Ndlovu completes 2 year Asiagate ban

25 November 2013 | 3728 Views
FORMER Highlanders mentor, Methembe 'Mayor' Ndlovu has completed his Asiagate two-year suspension."Methembe Ndlovu has been cleared. He served his ban and we wrote him a letter about a month a...
by Sports reporter

Kombi driver speeds away from toll-gate, ordered to pay $100 fine

22 November 2013 | 1420 Views
A commuter omnibus driver has been ordered to pay $100 fine or risk going to prison for 10 days after he sped off without paying a $2 toll gate fee. Isaiah Masungo (29) had been stopped by a Zimbabwe ...
by Court Reporter

'Zim not ready for urban tollgates'

19 November 2013 | 3289 Views
Munesuishe Munodawafa, permanent secretary for Transport and Infrastructural Development, said yesterday government was not yet ready to introduce urban tollgates as more consultations were needed on...
by Staff reporter

Tollgates to help curb car theft, says official

19 November 2013 | 1701 Views
GOVERNMENT will soon install an electronic system at toll gates where stolen vehicles will be identified when they pass through as part of measures to curb car thefts.This was said by the per...
by Staff reporter

Asiagate architect accuses referee of being a Bosso fan

15 November 2013 | 3194 Views
Disgraced former Warriors assistant coach & Asiagate architect, Robson Sharuko has accused referee Bekezela Makeka of match-fixing & of being Bosso fan.Sharuko, who now thrives on glor...
by Bosso Live

'Urban tolling to go ahead,' says Mpofu

14 November 2013 | 1963 Views
TRANSPORT and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu has said the government will not go back on its planned urban tolling project despite protests by motorists, saying it had proved to be t...
by Staff reporter

Govt begins consultations on urban tollgates

07 November 2013 | 1689 Views
The Government is consulting stakeholders on the proposal to introduce tollgates in urban areas and will have a position on the matter soon, the National Assembly heard on Wednesday.The Govern...
by Staff reporter

2 teams to be relegated in 2014 instead of 4

03 November 2013 | 2770 Views
THE Premier Soccer League will relegate two teams instead of four at the end of the 2014 season.Zifa chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze told Standardsport that this would be necessitated by...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe cricket team relegated

29 October 2013 | 2366 Views
ZIMBABWE's campaign in next year's International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) in Bangladesh was made more complicated after the Andy Waller-coached side were relegated to the first roun...
by Sports reporter

Tripple B, Motor Action relegated from the PSL

27 October 2013 | 2343 Views
Tripple B  0 - 5  TriangleTRIPPLE B coach Peter Manoti who had been buoyant of his charges' chances of surviving relegation has conceded that they have been relegated. This is after they...
by Sports reporter

'No going back on city tollgates,' says Obert Mpofu

25 October 2013 | 2546 Views
THE government is working with local authorities in setting up the proposed urban tollgates and consultations are still underway, Transport and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu said ...
by Staff reporter

Consultations on urban tollgates start

25 October 2013 | 1331 Views
THE Government has started engaging local authorities and other stakeholders on the establishment of urban toll gates with the view of getting their input on the implementation of the project. ...
by Staff reporter

'Westgate mall gunman' named

18 October 2013 | 2244 Views
A Norwegian citizen of Somali origin is suspected of being one of the attackers who stormed a Kenyan shopping mall last month massacring 67 people, the BBC said.The 23-year-old was named as Ha...
by Staff Reporter

Diamond looters face prosecution

10 October 2013 | 2609 Views
The government this week said every cent from diamond proceeds must be accounted for with all those found on the wrong side of the law facing prosecution. Mines and Mining Development ministe...
by Staff reporter

ZCTU against urban tollgates

06 October 2013 | 1270 Views
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says it will not allow government to introduce tollgates in urban areas as proposed by the ministry of Transport.Government, this week said it is c...
by Staff reporter

Zinara takes total control of tollgates

04 October 2013 | 1971 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Road Administration is now in total control of tollgates after it took over from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority with effect from Tuesday this week, ending a four-year arrangement...
by Staff reporter

Govt to take over tollgates from Zimra

01 October 2013 | 3063 Views
GOVERNMENT is now finalising for the full takeover of toll gates manning by the Zimbabwe National Road Administration from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, an official has said.Secretary for T...
by Staff reporter

Haulage truck hits toll gate, driver dies

28 September 2013 | 6189 Views
One person died on the spot when a haulage truck crushed into a toll gate near Skyline in Harare early Saturday.According to reports from traffic police officers who witnessed the incident but...
by Staff reporter

Warrant of arrest issued in diamonds saga

27 September 2013 | 4926 Views
Zimbabwean authorities have issued a warrant of arrest against a Ghananian businessman who together with his business partner are at the centre of a $6 million diamond bribery claim. This mea...
by Staff reporter

Question and answer with Bill Gates at Harvard - Video

26 September 2013 | 3340 Views
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBHJ-8Bch4...
by Staff Reporter

Gunfire heard after Kenyan security forces claims total control over mall

24 September 2013 | 1608 Views
Kenya said its security forces were in control of the Nairobi shopping mall where Islamist fighters killed at least 62 people, and police were doing a final sweep of shops early on Tuesday after rescu...
by Reuters

'One or two' Islamist militants still in Nairobi mall

24 September 2013 | 1992 Views
Nairobi - Kenyan special forces are still battling "one or two" Islamist militants holed up inside Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, security sources involved in the operation told an AFP corresponden...
by Staff Reporter

Number of tollgates to be increased

16 September 2013 | 4168 Views
THE Government is planning to increase the number of tollgates along the country's highways in a bid to boost revenue collection to enhance improved road construction, the Minister of Transport and In...
by Mafu Sithabile

Kombi kills police officer at tollgate

03 September 2013 | 5771 Views
A policeman in Zimbabwe died on the spot when he was hit by a speeding commuter omnibus at Esigodini Toll Plaza where he was on duty on Sunday. Police identified the deceased as Constable Jef...
by Staff reporter

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