Agriculture minister, Witness Mangwende, is reported to be under pressure from the World Bank which is said to have openly indicated to him that he is being “leaned on” to implement agricultural liberalisation.
Some Gweru residents and council officials are baffled with the way their council donated beer and a band towards the wedding of Defence Minister, Richard Hove, towards the end of last year.
-Mhlanga accused of building a chiefdom but denies it A four-page document literally calling for the disbanding of the Agricultural Development Authority (ADA) or the appointment of a commission of inquiry into the parastatal, because the “social cost of maintaining it” is too high and because the organisation is riddled with inefficiency, nepotism, chiefdom and unchecked thefts and fraud, is being circulated around.
The past year may have been the year of talk about the economic structural adjustment programme, which we prefer to call simply the structural adjustment programme since several other things apart from the economy have to be adjusted.
It may be of some little consolation to our Zimbabwean doctors, especially junior doctors, to learn that they are not alone in their struggle to get better remuneration.