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Teachers threaten to down tools

Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) have threatened to put down tools if the government does not address their grievances. “Teachers have suffered enough come 14 October 2019 they will be indefinitely withdrawing their labor!!!!!!!!!! All teachers are invited to join this job action. Teacher munhuwo. Zvakwana!!!!!!!Sokukwanele!!!!,” Teachers have asked for an increase of their salaries as their labor ...

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Zera approves new tariffs

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has approved adjustments of electricity tariffs, with effect from October 3. This follows after Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) had applied seeking another adjustment following the previous application in August this year.Citing that current charges have been harshly weakened by the inflation prevailing in the country. Household tariffs will have a monthly fixed ...

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Biti speaks on the banning of mobile money services

Former Finance Minister and MDC-A Vice President Tendai Biti said the banning of cash-in, cash-out and cash back transactions by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will not stop the parallel market. Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube yesterday announced that the RBZ will outlaw cash-in, cash out and cash back transactions as to reduce burden on citizens who are losing ...

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ZUPCO fare up

Government through Ministry of Information,Publicity and Broadcasting Services has announced that it will be increasing bus fare standards of the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) buses with effect from 01 October 2019. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services said, “From the 1st of October 2019 the ZUPCO bus standard fare will rise from ZWL$0.50 to ZWL$1.00,”  Government only ...

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RBZ says ED’s ally accounts remain frozen

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has dismissed reports that went viral on both traditional and social media that it had unfrozen the four accounts it had frozen. The central bank ordered all banks last week to suspend the accounts belonging to one of President Mnangagwa closest ally, namely Sakunda Holdings owned by Kudakwashe Tagwirei, Croco Motors, Access Finance and ...

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Mliswa calls for customer care in ZUPCO fleet

Member of Parliament for Norton Constituency Temba Mliswa has called upon Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) to educate its drivers and conductors about customer care. Mliswa said ZUPCO workers were failing to respect and engage with customers. Mliswa said customers were being ill-treated by drivers and conductors. Hon. Mliswa said the electronic ticketing was not working as conductors gave an ...

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ZERA pushes fuel prices up again

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has increased fuel prices again with effect from 23 September 2019. In a statement, petrol will be selling at ZWL 11.55 and diesel ZWL 12.08 In August the government increased fuel prices in relation to distance and transport costs from Harare city.However within two weeks it then decided to slightly reduce the prices. Petrol ...

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RBZ suspends Sakunda , Spartan, Croco Motors and Access Finance accounts

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has ordered all banks to suspend the accounts of four companies yesterday following the rise of black market exchange rates. The companies are Sakunda petroleum owned by Kudakwashe Tagwirei aka Queen B reportedly President Mnangagwa’s friend, Croco Motors holdings, Spartan and Access Finance. RBZ believes that these four companies are involved in an illegal ...

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High Court invalidates 2% tax

The high Court has today deprived the legal force of the SI 2018-205 that enforced a 2% tax on electronic transactions which was introduced by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube as part of the Transitional Stabilisation supposedly to run until 2020. The 2 % tax was established in order to raise revenue for the Zimbabwean government on various development projects. Mfundo ...

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US Embassy speaks on abductions

United States of America Embassy in Zimbabwe has called upon the government to investigate on the abductions that are taking place in Zimbabwe. US Embassy urged the government to bring perpetrators to account. “Since January more than 50 civic society, labor and opposition leaders have been abducted in Zimbabwe. No arrests have been made. We urge the government to take ...

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