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‘No softening on indigenisation’

‘No softening on indigenisation’

PRESIDENT Mugabe has set 2016 as the deadline for all foreign- owned companies to submit their empowerment proposals, saying Government will not tolerate any actions by firms that continue to defy the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act. Officially closing the 15th Annual National People’s Conference in Victoria Falls last Saturday, President Mugabe […]

Mugabe tasting own medicine

Mugabe tasting own medicine

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC has said President Robert Mugabe should not cry foul over the securocrats’ involvement in his party’s politics, arguing that the nonagenarian leader was to blame for the situation. Addressing party supporters in Victoria Falls at the party’s annual conference, which ended on Saturday, the long-ruling nonagenarian cautioned […]

Broke Mugabe govt toils to pay bonuses

Broke Mugabe govt toils to pay bonuses

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s populist promise to civil servants earlier this year that they would be paid end-of-year bonuses no matter what happened, and notwithstanding the State’s ever-dwindling revenues, is coming back to haunt his cash-strapped government. Public Service minister Prisca Mupfumira confirmed to the Daily News yesterday that the uniformed forces […]

‘Mugabe now Zanu PF’s common enemy’

‘Mugabe now Zanu PF’s common enemy’

FORMER Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairman Temba Mliswa has said President Robert Mugabe has become his party’s common enemy, as warring factions jostle to succeed him. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday, Mliswa said that Mugabe was becoming unpopular within his party by blasting war veterans and turning a […]