Last month’s statement by Public Service Minster Eddison Zvobgo that many ministers were tuning to the BBC and CNN to find out what was happening in the country “as a respite to our daily bread” and his praise for editors who were fired by Zimbabwe Newspapers, the late Willie Musarurwa and Geoff Nyarota, is a clear indication that there is something terribly wrong with our daily newspapers.
Fears that disgruntled members of the ZANU-PF old guard who were to be sacrificed in the cabinet trimming would form another party, or parties, are reported to be the major cause of the delayed cabinet reshuffle.
National University of Science and Technology lecturer and defeated independent candidate in the 1990 general elections, Temba Dlodlo, has called for the creation of a strong opposition party to successfully challenge ZANU-PF which he said was determined to stay in power “forever” despite its dismal performance in the past 12 years.
In the last issue we carried a story about alleged corruption in the Agricultural Development Authority (ADA).
A Bulawayo man whose toy collection was seized by customs after he had failed to produce evidence that the toys had been properly cleared won back his collection when Judge Cheda ruled in his favour.
A former clerk with Advance Wholesalers in Bulawayo was ordered to repay his former employers $75 325.26 which he defrauded the company during his Five-year employment.