Articles tagged 'graft'

Zacc chair, commissioners resign 1 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson Job Whabira and the rest of the commissioners resigned yesterday. In a statement yesterday, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accepted the resignation. [GoogleAd]...
Zvorwadza graft protest trial set for January 8 December 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza will stand trial in January on charges stemming from his arrest with more than a dozen other activists while protesting alleged municipal police corruption. Zvorwadza, who has not been asked to plead to misdemeanour charges...
Zanu PF implodes over Moyo's graft probe 10 October 2016 HARARE - The probe by authorities into alleged corruption by Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo  has heightened fears within President Robert Mugabe's brawling Zanu PF that the ruling party is on the verge of imploding, with its aged leadership trapped in a colonial time warp and unable to h...
Zanu PF officials in trouble as Zacc digs in 10 June 2016 HARARE - Corrupt officials mainly from the governing Zanu PF party are in serious trouble after the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) vowed yesterday to leave no stone unturned in its investigations against corrupt elements in parastatals and government. Apart from being accused of fr...
SA corruption case blow for Zuma 29 April 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's High Court has ruled that a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed. The charges were dropped just weeks before the 2009 election which led to Mr Zuma becoming president. Judge Aubrey Ledwaba said the decision by ...
Graft has 'killed' Zim 29 April 2016 HARARE - Why is it no surprise that many politicians stand by the theory that sanctions killed the country — and not corruption? Very few of the die-hard members of the governing elite dare to speak earnestly or even loudly of the rampant corruption in their midst. I must admit that none of...
'Leaders fuelling corruption' 27 April 2016 HARARE - Harare lawyer Dumisani Mthombeni, who runs an anti-graft organisation, has said corruption is being fuelled by leaders who abuse the youths for personal gain. Mthombeni said this while making a presentation on the role of youths in the fight against corruption in Krakow, Poland, where...
'Lack of political will stalls graft fight' 15 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's hopes of making significant strides towards eradicating corruption lie in setting up performance-based corruption targets, former Chimanimani Zanu PF MP Michael Mataure has said. Mataure said although the country has enough laws to combat corruption there is no political wi...
Mugabe must act on corruption 14 January 2014 HARARE - One of the puzzles of our post-independence is the contradiction between the material wealth of our ministers and public officials on the one hand, and the salaries they earn on the other. Some of these people — genuine war veterans, that is — left the battlefield, demobilisation camp...
'Corruption on the increase in Zim' 18 December 2013 HARARE - Whether you are a number one retailer or a humble street vendor, paying public officials a bribe may be the quickest way to get things done in Zimbabwe. Afrobarometer investigators probing corruption in African countries found a paper trail of hundreds of suspect payments in Zimbabwe....
Graft impeding justice delivery: Gutu 12 April 2013 HARARE - Corruption has been one of the major impediments of access to justice in Zimbabwe, deputy minister of Justice Obert Gutu has said. Officiating at the opening of a new magistrate court in Murewa on Wednesday, Gutu said graft had affected the quality of services throughout the entire justi...