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‘Govts not doing enough to fight corruption’

‘Govts not doing enough to fight corruption’

MOST Africans say corruption has risen in the past 12 months and most governments are seen as failing to stop the abuse of power by senior officials engaged in corrupt activities, according to a new opinion poll by Transparency International. In the report entitled “People and Corruption: Africa Survey 2015, part […]

Zanu-PF, MDC-T to share $6 million

Zanu-PF, MDC-T to share $6 million

ZANU-PF and MDC-T will share $6 million allocated to political parties by Treasury under the Political Parties Finance Act. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa set aside the $6 million in the 2016 National Budget he presented in Parliament last Thursday. The figure is double the $3 million allocated this year. Zanu-PF […]

Xi’s African tour highlights China’s expanding security role

Xi’s African tour highlights China’s expanding security role

TO see China’s evolving foreign policy, look to Africa, where a desire to protect economic investment is leading to a revision of the country’s hands-off approach to the internal affairs of other nations. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a five-day African visit on Tuesday that he’ll use to showcase China’s […]

Former Zimbabwean Finance Minster Simba Makoni addresses a press conference in Harare, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2008. Makoni announced that he is to run against President Robert Mugabe in presidential elections scheduled for March 29.(AP PHOTO/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Makoni: Zanu PF dead and buried

OPPOSITION Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) leader Simba Makoni has claimed Zanu PF does not exist anymore as a political party and has completely lost support of the grassroots. Makoni, for years a senior member of the ruling Zanu PF party who challenged President Robert Mugabe for the presidency in the March 2008 vote […]