Zimbabwe:Parastatals Incur U.S.$270 Million Loss – Audit

[The Herald] Thirty-eight out of 93 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) audited last year incurred a combined $270 million loss as weak corporate governance practices and ineffective control mechanisms took their toll. There were indications that some line ministries had not yet responded to President Mugabe’s directive to provide updated status reports of State enterprises that fall under their portfolios.

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Zimbabwe: New Technology for Roadblocks, Tollgates

[The Herald] Government has established a new computerised system that will detect criminals and motorists who have not paid for vehicle licences at roadblocks and toll gates, Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo has said. Dr Chombo said since last week, trial runs were being held to check the compatibility of the technology. “We have come up with a system where if one comes across any road block, the car is scanned by the equipment and it reveals the full status of that car in terms of ownership, registration and

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Zimbabwe: Ruling Party Warns Against Corruption

[The Herald] Walter Nyamukondiwa -Zanu-PF has warned party members that it will not brook corrupt activities among its rank and file and has activated its provincial structures led by chairpersons to fight the scourge. The crackdown follows a meeting President Mugabe held with provincial party chairpersons and other leaders at State House on Wednesday last week. Addressing a Mashonaland West provincial coordinating committee meeting in Chinhoyi at the weekend, Secretary for Administration Dr Ignatius Chombo said corruption would not be tol

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