Articles tagged 'perrance shiri'

UK, Zec nexus triggers uproar 19 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) triggered a fresh storm yesterday after it availed the voters' roll to the British Embassy while denying same to candidates participating in the forthcoming general elections. In a tweet posted yesterday, the embassy revealed receiving the conte...
Fraudsters soil Shiri's name 4 June 2018 HARARE - The ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement has launched a manhunt for fraudsters who are abusing the name of its principal officer, retired chief air marshal Perrance Shiri, to fleece desperate land seekers of their hard-earned cash. In a statement, the deputy minister ...
Farmers burn 700 000 hectares of land 20 May 2018 HARARE - Farmers on resettled land burnt 700 000 hectares of land out of a total 1 268 534 hectares that was consumed by veld fires in the year ended 2017. The 1 268 534 hectares that went up in smoke, destroying valuable deciduous trees, wildlife and property represents a 300 percent increase...
Errant farmers risk losing land 28 April 2018 HARARE - Government has threatened to repossess land from farmers who let their livestock roam unattended.  In a press statement released on Wednesday, Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri said: “Farmers who continue to be a problem risk having their offer letters withdrawn so as to enable prod...
Ex-military chefs weigh poll options 19 March 2018 HARARE - A number of Cabinet ministers who owe their positions in Cabinet to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's benevolence face the spectre of hunting for new jobs unless they secure legislative seats at the forthcoming elections, the Daily News on Sunday can report. Read full story in today's pa...
'No compensation for farmers' 14 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwean government says it has no capacity to compensate farmers who lose their crops to natural disasters and veld fires. Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, pictured, said farmers should take appropriate insurance cover to mitigate risks associated with harsh weather pattern...
Parly to investigate agric inputs abuse 9 January 2018 HARARE - The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement is set to investigate the alleged abuse of agriculture inputs distributed under the Command Agriculture with a view to push for the prosecution of the culprits. This was disclosed by the committee's cha...
Shumbayaonda new Airforce boss 7 December 2017 HARARE – Air Vice Marshal Shebba Shumbayaonda has replaced Perrance Shiri as Air Force boss on an acting basis, President Emerson Mnangagwa said at the unveiling of the name change of KG VI to Josiah Magama Tongogara barracks in Harare yesterday. Shiri is now Lands minister in President Mnanga...
Security sector shake-up looms 6 December 2017 HARARE - A roots-and-branch shake-up is in the offing in the security sector as President Emmerson Mnangagwa moves to fill in the vacancies occasioned by the elevation of top service chiefs before and after the dramatic exit of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe. In the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZD...
Generals promise big things 5 December 2017 HARARE – The two former army chiefs who landed Cabinet appointments last week have promised fireworks in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new government. In what came as surprise appointments for many, Air Marshal Perrance Shiri of the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) and Zimbabwe National Army Major...
Shiri swindler freed on bail 29 May 2015 HARARE - Brian Tarisai Kambasha, who was jailed for three years for duping Airforce of Zimbabwe commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri of more than $50 000 in a botched solar deal has been freed on $1 000 bail. The 32-year-old businessman, who runs Hemmingworth Cartwright (Private) Limited, was ...
Shiri swindler seeks review of sentence 7 April 2015 HARARE - Convicted Harare businessman Brian Tarisai Kambasha who is serving three years for duping Airforce of Zimbabwe commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri of more than $50 000 is seeking a review of his sentence and bail pending appeal. Kambasha, 32, and his company Hemmingworth Cartwright (...
Lack of funds stalled Shiri's solar project, says accused 16 March 2015 HARARE - A Harare man who is answering to charges of swindling Air Force of Zimbabwe Commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri of $50 000 told the court during the ongoing trial that the project was frustrated by lack of funding. Brian Kambasha is the chief executive officer of Hemmingworth Cartwri...
Man in soup for duping Airforce commander Shiri 19 February 2015 HARARE - A Harare man reportedly duped Airforce of Zimbabwe commander air marshal Perrance Shiri of more than $50 000 in a botched solar project deal. Brian Tarisai Kambasha of 33 Kambanji Drive in Harare appeared before magistrate Milton Serima charged with theft of trust property. Kambash...