Articles tagged 'mutumwa mawere'

Hands off SMM, Mawere tells govt 16 May 2017 HARARE - Mines minister Walter Chidakwa must keep his “dirty hands” off Shabanie Mashaba Mines (SMM), businessman Mutuma Mawere said yesterday. This comes after Chidakwa told Senators last week that Treasury would soon inject $15 million to resuscitate SMM. Chidakwa also revealed that his m...
Govt looks to inject $15m to revive SMM 13 May 2017 HARARE - Government will soon inject $15 million into the resuscitation of Shabanie Mashaba Mines (SMM), Mines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidakwa has said. This comes after government secured asbestos markets in Russia and Kazakhstan. Chidakwa told the Senate on Thursday a gove...
Mujuru slams SMM expropriation 14 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First leader (ZPF) Joice Mujuru has slammed the extrajudicial expropriation of self-exiled tycoon Mutumwa Mawere's Shabanie-Mashava Mine (SMM), which left thousands of Zimbabweans unemployed. Addressing scores of her supporters at her third rally in Masvingo over the w...
SMM Holdings saga takes new twist 17 February 2015 HARARE - The Shabanie and Mashaba Mines (SMM) saga has taken a new twist after Cleopas Sanangura, a former finance manager of Southern Asbestos Sales (Private) Limited (Sas), wrote a letter of complaint claiming a court order sealing the company's owner Mutumwa Mawere's fate was void. Sanangur...
Mawere demands $2m from Mugabe's nephew 16 January 2015 HARARE - Businessman Mutumwa Mawere has written a letter to President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao demanding a whopping $2 million for defamation. Mawere, through his lawyers Chivore & Partners Legal Practitioners, wrote the letter on January 7, this year. The lawyers said the defa...
Mawere tackles Mnangagwa 24 October 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwean businessman Mutumwa Mawere (pictured left) has approached the Constitutional Court seeking to regain control of his companies that were placed under judicial management after fraud allegations were raised against him. In the application, SMM Holdings Limited, THZ Holdings L...
Zim businessman Mawere arrested 7 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwean businessman Mutumwa Mawere has allegedly been arrested in South Africa (SA) in yet unclear circumstances. While efforts to secure comment from the troubled tycoon — through calls to his mobile — were unsuccessful, reports from Johannesburg indicate that the 53-year-old busi...
Rescue Mugabe, vote him out - Mawere 31 July 2013 HARARE - The countdown has ended for the hour has arrived for the 6.4 million registered voters to give their verdict as to who the next President of the Republic of Zimbabwe will be. It will take up to five days for the people of Zimbabwe and, indeed, the world to know the identity of the ...
Battle between light and darkness 28 July 2013 HARARE - Under President Robert Mugabe s watch, Bulawayo and many other cities have lost manufacturing jobs yet it is significant that on Saturday, July 27 he said that Bulawayo would rise again to reclaim its place as the industrial hub of the country. Addressing a star rally of a crowd e ...
Who owns Zimbabwe's minerals? 24 July 2013 HARARE - Who owns the minerals of Zimbabwe? Are minerals capable of being owned? What is the relationship between the state and minerals? The concept of mineral includes any substance, whether in solid, liquid or gaseous form, occurring naturally in or on the earth, in or under water or in ...
Mugabe gutted enterprise agriculture - Mawere 23 July 2013 HARARE - What is the true meaning of the statement taking back the economy which is the election campaign cry of Zanu PF in 2013? If this cry was coming from a newly-formed party, one would understand its significance and import. However, Zanu PF is a seasoned party that was elected into of...
People suffering under Zanu PF - Mawere 22 July 2013 HARARE - In a few days, Zimbabweans will make a decision in the harmonised elections against a backdrop of poverty, unemployment and inequality as to who should be the face of the new administration. The right to the ballot as a peoples democratic weapon was won in 1980 and, therefore, after...
Mugabe's selective memory - Mawere 21 July 2013 HARARE - In an article published in the Herald on Saturday, July 20, 2013, titled: President pledges to resuscitate ailing industries ; President Robert Mugabe who addressed a star rally at Somholo Stadium in Lupane is reported as having lamented that Zimbabweans had been robbed of proper leaders...
Mugabe's U-turn on values 19 July 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's role as the founding father of Zimbabwe is as secure as former South Africa president Nelson Mandela s. Both made major contributions to their countries liberation struggle and for being the first leaders of their respective nations at independence. Founding fat...
Zim needs independent judiciary - Mawere 15 July 2013 HARARE - The last 33 years have produced black and Indian judges a development that was unthinkable during the colonial era, for it was held that non-whites could not be expected to be part of the social contract that informed the colonial constitutional order. The transformation of the ...
'Re-electing Mugabe will kill hope' 15 July 2013 HARARE - In 16 days, registered Zimbabwean voters will decide on what kind of future they wish to be part of. The three-in-one elections will allow voters to decide who should be President among the five men who have been successfully nominated for the office as well as who should be in the na...
Zimbabwe decides 2013 14 July 2013 HARARE - From tomorrow until elections, one of the biggest brains ever to emerge from Zimbabwe, Mutumwa Mawere will run a column, Zimbabwe Decides 2013, where he will critically analyse the environment and prospects on the crucial polls. Mawere has endorsed Morgan Tsvangirai for presidency and wi...
Mugabe can't be trusted to lead Zim - Mawere 12 July 2013 HARARE - Businessperson Mutumwa Mawere says President Robert Mugabe cannot be trusted to lead Zimbabwe for the next five years. Don t trust anybody, people trusted president Mugabe and today they are poor, he told a news conference at the Meikles Hotel on Friday. He said Mugabe did not have ...
Why I'm endorsing Morgan for president - Mawere 9 July 2013 HARARE - On June 27, 2013 following a constitutional court order of June 26, 2013 ordering the Registrar General, Tobaiwa Mudede, to issue me with a national identity registration document (ID), I proceeded to register as a voter. It is significant that this election will provide me with first op...
Mawere drags Mudede to Constitutional Court 6 June 2013 HARARE - South Africa-based businessman Mutumwa Dziva Mawere has taken his Zimbabwean citizenship battle to the Constitutional Court, arguing that Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede was violating his constitutional rights. Mudede has ignored Mawere s request for a Zimbabwean identification (ID) car...
Mawere gives Mudede citizenship ultimatum 31 May 2013 HARARE - South Africa-based businessman Mutumwa Mawere has given the Registrar General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede until today to respond to his Zimbabwean citizenship request before he approaches the High Court for redress. Mudede has ignored Mawere s request for a Zimbabwean identification (ID) card, t...
Mawere's book sold out 22 October 2012 HARARE - A book by businessman Mutumwa Mawere launched in Harare last week has sold out. Mawere launched his book entitled When Minds Meet in Harare on Thursday evening. Leroy Murape, a spokesperson of Africa Heritage Society, a non-profit making organisation founded by Mawere in 2003, told the D...
Mutumwa Mawere launches book 18 October 2012 HARARE - Businessman Mutumwa Mawere has authored a book, which tackles poverty, inequality and unemployment on the African continent. Titled 'When Minds Meet', the book debuts in Harare Thursday. Mawere claims to be an advocate of meaningful change and good governance issues which are at the cent...