Roundup: Important Stories You Might Have Missed 23 December 2019

Here is a summary of the important stories you may have missed over the weekend

Robertson: RBZ’s Broken promises Responsible For Re-Dollarisation

A renowned economist John Robertson, claims Zimbabwe’s fiscal and monetary authorities’ failure to keep promises they made in February has led to the self-redollarisation of the economy.

ZBC Faces Eviction For $40 Million Rental Arrears

The national broadcaster’s Masvingo branch faces eviction as they are failing to settle a $40 Million rental debt with their landlord.

Biti Ridicles Trusting The Zim Dollar

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti speaking to the daily news said the Zim Dollar reintroduction had failed and even went on to say trusting the Zim dollar was similar to trusting a serial cheating husband.

GMB Fires 4 Top Officials

The country’s Grain marketing board fired 4 top executives over allegations contained in an audit report yet to be made public.

Kirsty Warns Headmasters Withholding Grade 7 Results 

The acting education Minister issued a stern warning against Heads withholding grade 7 results due to fees non-payment. The Minister then directed heads to release results for everyone even for those with areas.

Mubaiwa Family Worried Over Marry Chiwenga’s Safety

The family of the VP’s wife Marry Chiwenga is reportedly worried over her safety while she is in custody, Mrs Chiwenga was remanded in custody till 31 December and is facing a number of charges ranging from forgery to attempted murder.

The President donates 3000 Tonnes to Rural Constituencies

The president over the weekend donated 3000 to all rural constituencies in Zimbabwe with each constituency expected to get 15 tonnes.

Ivory Coast, France Announce Central Bank Independence Of 8 African Countries From France

In a joint press conference with President Macron of France, President Ouattara of Ivory Coast has announced that 8 African Countries will no longer use the CFA currency. It will be replaced by the ECO. No longer will 50% of the reserves be held by French treasury.

No POLAD, No Dialogue – ED Tells Chamisa

The president rubber-stamped his authority by maintaining that there will be no talks outside the dialogue a jab that was reportedly aimed at MDC leader Nelson Chamisa.

ED ‘Angry’ With Zimbabwe’s Public Prosecutors

 

ZANU PF Youths Welcome Anticipated ED, Chamisa Talks

 

8 Zimbabwean Young Footballers To Go For Trials At Barcelona And Panathinaikos

 

If My Husband Caused The Death Of An Innocent Man, Then He Must Face The Music – Mrs Tshabalala Speaks On Bheki Ndlovu’s Shooting

 

12 Perish In The Mudzi Accident

 

Family Of The SA Based Zimbo Businessmen Who Was Shot Dead Last Week Claim His Widow Is Involved In His Death

 

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