Masiyiwa outrage: Officials attempt to exploit Econet cholera fund

HARARE - Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa has expressed his outrage at some municipal officials who attempted to defraud cholera response funds donated by Econet valued at $10 million.

In a post on his Facebook page, Masiyiwa alleges that suppliers and some officials from affected municipalities were offering items needed for the response at highly inflated prices. 

According to his post, Masiyiwa said "gloves worth $3 were suddenly worth $65."

Masiyiwa has promised to name and shame those who have attempted to exploit the cholera crisis for personal gain.

Comments (4)

The naming and shaming must be done now Mr Masiyiwa the corruption in government needs drastic approach - nip in the bud otherwise those individuals have already been shunted out for protection.

Widzo - 18 September 2018

The rip off, corrupt culture in ZIm is appalling. Name & shame is the way out.

sipendu - 18 September 2018

I think I read "some officials in the affected municipalities who tried to defraud our company" Widzo!!! In your time Mr. Masiyiwa expose the corrupt

Daniel 5 - 18 September 2018

That's present day Zimbabwe for you in a nutshell,no one cares about people's lives anymore.

Mabhunu - 18 September 2018

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