Tag: Chinamasa

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain: Upon arrival in Britain, Chinamasa was greeted by hostility from the British government and from Zimbabwean demonstrators. Britains relationship with the Zimbabwean government has been frosty since their stand off in the early 2000s over the violent land reforms initiated by President Mugabe. President Mugabe’s continued […]

Chinamasa gives greenlight for salary cuts

Chinamasa gives greenlight for salary cuts

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa says government and the private sector can cut salaries and wages to align their employment costs to the operating environment. Speaking at TelOne’s annual general meeting on Friday, Chinamasa commended the parastatal for aligning its costs to the prevailing economic environment. Last year, TelOne effected a […]

Indigenisation discord ruinous

Indigenisation discord ruinous

THE withdrawal of the indigenisation amendments this week, a fortnight after being gazetted by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa, is the clearest sign yet of the confusion and discord within government. That the decision, a huge blow to investment, came after an ugly spat between Chinamasa and Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao […]

Mugabe gives ultimatum over bonuses

Mugabe gives ultimatum over bonuses

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reportedly given Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa and his Public Service counterpart, Prisca Mupfumira, until tomorrow to provide a date for the payment of civil servants’ 2015 bonuses. The civil servants were supposed to get their 13th cheque between last December and early this month, but up […]