Articles tagged 'zimdef'

Interpol asked to seize Jonathan Moyo 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (Zacc), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education minister  Jonathan Moyo, who is facing 14 counts of fraud. [Adz]
Net closes in on Jonathan Moyo 7 April 2018 HARARE - The net is closing in on former Cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo, pictured, who has now been indicted for trial next month over serious allegations of corruption which authorities say happened during his time in government. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Zimdef forensic audit underway 2 April 2018 HARARE - A forensic audit of Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) is underway, Higher Education, Science and Technology Development minister Amon Murwira has told Parliament. At least six top managers have been sent on forced leave to allow the probe being conducted by PricewaterhouseCo...
Net closing in on Jonathan Moyo 18 December 2017 HARARE - The net is fast closing in on former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo who is accused of siphoning more than $400 000 from a State-owned enterprise — the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), the Daily News can report. A week ago, government sent on forced le...
Gandawa slaps Nguni with $500k suit 14 November 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa has filed a $500 000 defamation suit against the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) commissioner Goodson Nguni. According to summons filed last Friday, the suit is emanating from a press conference that was held in ...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Moyo's case 15 June 2017 HARARE – Chief Justice Luke Malaba yesterday said Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo did not exhaust all remedies available to him when he approached the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to challenge the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) arresting powers. Mala...
D-Day for Jonathan Moyo 14 June 2017 HARARE - Cabinet minister and Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo will today know if he has escaped the graft charges levelled against him by the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (Zacc) when the Constitutional Court hears his application challenging the arresting powers of the anti-graft bo...
Parly calls for amendment of Zimdef Act 28 February 2017 HARARE - A Parliament committee wants to amend a law governing the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) to whittle down the Higher Education minister's powers. The parliamentary portfolio committee on Higher Education chairperson Peter Mataruse said they would introduce an amendment to ...
'Moyo, Gandawa scuttling trial' 16 February 2017 HARARE - The State yesterday made sensational claims that Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo and his deputy Godfrey Gandawa — accused of embezzling more than $400 000 funds — were responsible for stalling progress to have their co-accused prosecuted. This was said by prosecut...
Parly grills Zimdef boss over funds abuse 31 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) chief executive, Fredrick Mandizvidza, was yesterday grilled by parliamentarians over the alleged abuse of funds at the government institution. Parliament's Higher Education portfolio committee, chaired by Zaka Central Zanu PF legislator, Pa...
Gandawa witness botches court application 31 January 2017 HARARE - A lawyer representing Harare businessman Malvern Chimutashu, who is accused of attempting to coerce a key witness in Higher Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa's alleged fraud case, was yesterday accused of applying a wrong section of the law in an application for referral of his c...
Zacc entrapped me: Suspect tells court 25 January 2017 HARARE - Harare businessman, Malvern Chimutashu, who is accused of attempting to coerce a key witness in Higher Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa's alleged fraud case, yesterday claimed that Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) officials trapped him in a bid to nail him. Chimutas...
Gandawa wins Con-Court referral 22 January 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa — accused of misappropriating $430 000 meant for Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) — got a reprieve yesterday after he was removed from remand. He was subsequently granted leave to appeal to the Constitutional Cou...
Arrest Jonathan Moyo: Mliswa 8 December 2016 HARARE - Independent Norton MP Temba Mliswa yesterday called for the arrest of Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo on allegations of abuse of public funds. Moyo was recently in the eye of a storm over corruption allegations that saw him appear before the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission...
Moyo savages Mnangagwa 28 November 2016 BULAWAYO - Under-fire Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo has escalated his attacks against Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF supporters who are known by the moniker Team Lacoste, bluntly accusing them again of working to push President Robert Mugabe out of power. In his no...
Moyo sues Zimpapers for $9m 25 November 2016 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo is suing Zimbabwe Newspapers Group (Zimpapers), which is majority-owned by the government, for $9 million, after newspapers under the stable allegedly maligned the minister through false and defamatory articles, according to a court filing. In p...
Moyo slates anti-graft body 24 November 2016 HARARE - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday fumed at the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) as the once-popular minister's image is being battered in a sprawling inquiry by the State anti-graft body. This comes after Zacc indicated that they are still pursuing several ot...
Moyo's enemies ramp up the heat 31 October 2016 BULAWAYO - Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo, who is already reeling from a cocktail of hotly-contested corruption charges that have been filed against him over the past few weeks, is facing a fresh onslaught from his enemies within President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF. Well-placed ...
Zimbos savage Mugabe on graft 30 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabweans have pooh-poohed President Robert Mugabe's pledge on Thursday that he will not shield senior Zanu PF and government officials fingered in corruption from prosecution, with critics, saying the nonagenarian completely lacks the political will to deal with the worsening scourge....
Corruption has destroyed Zim: Mujuru 21 October 2016 HARARE - Corruption, thievery and lies by government officials has destroyed the country and long-suffering Zimbabweans' dreams for a better life, former vice president and opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, Joice Mujuru, said. Mujuru's remarks, made at the burial of her top aide, ...
Jah Prayzah got $8 000 for STEM video 20 October 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), which allegedly misused thousands of dollars at the behest of Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo, paid music star Jah Prayzah $8 000 to make a promotional video for the Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programme...
'Zanu PF won't apologise for using State resources' 19 October 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF will continue using State resources to fund party projects and will offer no apology for it, Indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao said. He was speaking at a Zanu PF rally in Norton on Monday where the party's youth league secretary, Kudzanai Chipanga, parcelled out 5 000 res...
Stop running: Zacc tells Moyo 14 October 2016 HARARE - The current corruption storm ripping President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF apart intensified yesterday after the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) said it was stepping up its plans to prosecute under fire Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo. Interestingly for politica...
Moyo's graft storm spills into High Court 14 October 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) corruption storm yesterday took a new twist when a Harare vendor filed a lawsuit at the High Court seeking to have Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo arrested over allegations that he swindled the parastatal of tens of thousands of dol...
Boot Moyo out or go: Mujuru tells Mugabe 13 October 2016 HARARE - Former vice president and now Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, Joice Mujuru, has given President Robert Mugabe an ultimatum — either suspend Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo and his deputy Godfrey Gandawa immediately, in the wake of a damaging corruption scandal that is devouri...