Monthly Archives: August 2015

Remember the other victims too

The Zimbabwean Opinion August 27 2015 It is a noble thing that human rights defenders, clergymen, political parties and other like-minded stakeholders have kept the abduction of Itai Dzamara alive by holding prayer meetings for him in different parts of the country. It is also laudable that diplomats continue to issue statements to remind President […]

Target ghost workers, not qualified teachers

Newsday Opinion August 24 2015 THE government is under pressure to reduce its wage bill, but this should be done in a fair and transparent manner. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa announced that Treasury wanted to cut the share of civil servants salaries by half from about 83% to 40% of the National Budget. The expenditure […]

Mugabe Attacks Killer of Cecil The Lion, Illegal Hunters

VOA News August 10 2015 WASHINGTON DC Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Monday said foreign vandals were responsible for the death of the country’s famous lion, Cecil. Addressing thousands of people gathered to honor the country’s heroes at the national shrine, Mr. Mugabe said Zimbabweans had failed in their responsibility to protect Cecil, who was […]

Captive Zimbabwean lioness killed by other lions

News 24 August 4 2015 Harare – A lioness being raised in captivity in Zimbabwe has been killed by other lions in her enclosure, a well-known private game park announced on Tuesday. Thembile’s attackers had lived with her “for a long period”, said Antelope Park. The park, which is near the central city of Gweru, […]