Policy

Mugabe family ‘setting up new airline’

Mugabe family ‘setting up new airline’

President Robert Mugabe and his family are shareholders in a new airline to be called Zimbabwe Airways, a private newspaper has claimed. Respected business weekly the Financial Gazette says in its latest edition that “multiple aviation sources” have told the paper that Mugabe, 93, and his family are “beneficial shareholders” in the new company. […]

Zimbabwe completes gold mining probe

Following a string of allegations about illegal gold mining mafias generating millions of dollars in lost revenue, the Government of Zimbabwe launched an investigation in early August whose results should be made public in the coming weeks. According to the Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Fred Moyo, the […]

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 […]