Articles tagged 'zim asset'

Moyo warns student protesters 5 October 2016 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has warned students against using politics to interfere in academic processes, cautioning that those who do it will face “costly” consequences. His warning comes after three University of Zimbabwe (UZ) students embarrassed President...
Govt gazettes Wealth Fund Bill 13 January 2014 HARARE - Government has gazetted the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Zimbabwe Bill and the Biological and Toxin Weapons Crimes Bill, clearing the way for the bills to be tabled in Parliament. Cabinet in November last year, approved the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Zimbabwe Bill which will fund the Govern...
Zim Asset ignores arts, sport, culture 13 January 2014 HARARE - The minister responsible for sport, arts and culture, Andrew Langa should in the first 24 months of his office source for funds to invest in the arts sector because the money he was recently allocated by the ministry of Finance can only fund his staff’s pay slips. Bulawayo playwright ...
Budget allocation contradicts Zim Asset 8 January 2014 HARARE - Budget allocations to some ministries plainlycontradict projections contained in the post-election Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset) blueprint which has been vaunted by Zanu PF as a panacea to most of the country’s economic deficits. From a glan...
US envoy to look into Zim Asset 21 December 2013 BULAWAYO - US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Bruce Wharton says his embassy will look into the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset) to establish whether it is compatible with its foreign economic policies. Speaking in Bulawayo recently at the US corner located at t...
Zim Asset: Utopian pie in the sky 17 December 2013 BULAWAYO - Political analyst Ibbo Mandaza has cast aspersions on a new economic blueprint that the ruling Zanu PF claims will spearhead the turnaround of the flagging economy. Mandaza described the policy, dubbed Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset), as an ...
ZimAsset will not solve our problems 9 December 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s economy is on the brink. A report by the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries says capacity utilisation for the manufacturing sector has markedly declined since the July 2013 elections. In 2012 it stood at 44,9 percent and is now down to 39,6 percent. Another report b...
Zanu PF takes blueprint to churches 9 December 2013 HARARE - In a desperate attempt to have its recently-unveiled economic blueprint succeed, the Zanu PF-led government is planning on taking the document to churches in a bid to have it endorsed by the people. Although the economic blue print, dubbed the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Eco...
Zim Asset: A prelude to predatory State capitalism 17 November 2013 HARARE - A colleague in the media recently forwarded an electronic copy of our government's five-year economic blueprint plan, Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset), Toward an Empowered Society and a Growing Economy. It has not yet been launched with as much...
Zim at ground zero 13 November 2013 HARARE - “I am an African. I was born of the peoples of the continent of Africa. The pain of the violent conflict that the peoples of Liberia, Somalia, the Sudan, Burundi and Algeria is a pain I also feel." “The dismal shame of poverty, suffering and human degradation of my continent is a blig...
Support Zim asset, Zimbuild 25 October 2013 HARARE - The construction  sector has been urged to explore ways and means to achieve the infrastructure and construction industry goals of the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset). This comes as government recently unveiled the economic blueprint meant to ...