Transport Minister Obert Mpofu ran the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation single-handedly from 20 February 2009 to 13 June 2009 a court was told during the trial of Lovemore Kurotwi and Dominic Mubaiwa who are charged with defrauding the government of US$2 billion.
The Insider is back as a slicker and more mobile-friendly website after it went off air on 30 July when it was massively hacked, for the sixth time in the month of July alone.
The Ministry of Tourism which has been under Walter Mzembi since 2009 came under fire from the Public Accounts Committee after it transpired that it bought six second hand vehicles for US$60 000 and spent US$5 271 servicing one of the vehicles.
Transport Minister Obert Mpofu alleged to have demanded a US$10 million bribe from Lovemore Kurotwi in a billion-dollar diamond deal yesterday said he was a successful businessman and would not have asked for even a bottle of water from Kurotwi because he knew his status.
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said yesterday the multiple currency system was there to stay in Zimbabwe.
Carlos Slim, who for three years from 2010 to last year was the world’s richest man, has suggested a three-day working week so that people can retire at 70 or 75 instead of the current 50 to 60 years.