Parly to conduct public hearings on 2020 budget

The Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development will conduct public hearings around the country on the 2020 National Budget from Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th September 2019. Attendance at the Public Hearings Members of the public, interested groups and organisations are invited to attend these hearings, meetings and express their views to the …

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Command Agriculture saga: Biti digs deeper.

By James Martin Treasury in 2018 paid USD$400 million to a funeral parlour called FSG to supply fertilisers and seed for the Command Agriculture program, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Accounts has heard. This revelation comes barely two weeks after the Ministry of Agriculture professed ignorance to the US$3.2 billion which it is alleged …

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Zanu PF’s Parliamentary crudity is winning battles but losing the war

OPINION By Wisdom Mumera In July Tendai Biti (Harare East-MDC Alliance) delivered a vintage debate speech in Parliament, hitting out at the Finance Ministry over multiple infractions noted in the Auditor General’s Report, revealing how the spider-web of poor governance was spreading from there to everywhere else in the country’s sordid mess of state and …

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Convert civil servants salaries at interbank rate: Chinotimba [Full text]

Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba has called on the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mthuli Ncube to consider converting civil servants salaries using the interbank rate adding that what they are getting is accounting to nothing in the current economic situation. Chinotimba said when the country converted to the mono currency system they should …

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Convert civil servants salaries at interbank rate: Chinotimba [Full text]

Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba has called on the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mthuli Ncube to consider converting civil servants salaries using the interbank rate adding that what they are getting is accounting to nothing in the current economic situation. Chinotimba said when the country converted to the mono currency system they should …

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Accountant General didnt know his job: Biti

By Staff Reporter Public Accounts Portfolio Committee Chairperson Tendai Biti has told Parliament that the Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance Daniel Muchemwa was a lackadaisical man who did not know his functions. Muchemwa, when he appeared before the Committee, failed to answer various questions and also confirmed that he did not do most …

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Accountant General didnt know his job: Biti

By Staff Reporter Public Accounts Portfolio Committee Chairperson Tendai Biti has told Parliament that the Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance Daniel Muchemwa was a lackadaisical man who did not know his functions. Muchemwa, when he appeared before the Committee, failed to answer various questions and also confirmed that he did not do most …

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Zimdollar : Renaming Our Poverty 

By Wisdom Mumera Initially, the Zimdollar went out without much fanfare. It died a natural death and was mourned by none. It slowly disappeared as the market self-dollarised and the government had to play catch-up by announcing the formal entrance of the multi-currency regime. After the entrance of bond notes, the market has been in …

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