Mabvuku-Tafara legislator James Maridadi last week asked Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko what goes on in his head when he hears about rampant corruption in the government as reflected in the Public Accounts Committee report on the Ministry of Transport which revealed that funds were being splashed all over with the permanent secretary Munesu Munodawafa acting with impunity.
Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Research Board (TRB) exported barley tobacco seed worth $1.6 million in the 2016/7 season and plans to set up shop in regional markets to boost the numbers, an official has said.
Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) recorded a 7 percent increase in revenue to $45.1 million in the full year to March from $42.3 million in the prior year, on increased production and sales volumes despite a fall in nickel prices.
Britain is worried that Zimbabwe might not have free and fair elections next year because of the voter registration, human rights violations and restrictions on political activity, Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Rory Stewart said on Thursday.
Bulawayo South Member of Parliament Eddie Cross said Transport Minister Joram Gumbo must appear before Parliament within 10 days to explain the rot in his ministry where the permanent secretary was literally doing what he wanted with government funds.
If anyone needed evidence of why the Auditor-General needs a bigger whip and more teeth, they need to read the section on the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) in her 2016 audit.