Policy

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government plans to build a $1 billion university named after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the higher education minister said on Wednesday, a move that was quickly criticized by the opposition as a waste of resources. Jonathan Moyo, Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, said the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University […]

Minister dares Mugabe on fired ‘Green Bombers’

Minister dares Mugabe on fired ‘Green Bombers’

President Robert Mugabe will have to explain his order to have “Green Bombers” fired by government re-instated, Public Service minister Priscah Mupfumira has said. Mupfumira told NewsDay last week that she had not given authority to the Public Service Commission to “retire” more workers, as reports emerged of letters flying around […]

Mudenda queries lack of Diaspora policy/Act

Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has questioned why Zimbabwe does not have a Diaspora policy and Act that encourages remittances into the country in view of the ZimAsset economic blueprint promulgated in 2013. Addressing delegates at the just-ended Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) 2017 annual congress in […]

Zimbabwe efforts to contain bird flu outbreak

The government of Zimbabwe is trying to contain an outbreak of bird flu that has killed thousands of chickens. It is the latest threat to a poultry industry that was already under pressure. The H5N8 strain has been detected in several countries in Europe, Asia and Africa in the past two years. Al […]