Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio
Browsing Tag

government expenditure

MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars

As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to…
Read More...

MPs fume over deferred vehicles

Legislators from both Zanu PF and the MDC have expressed anger at the government’s decision to suspend the purchase of new vehicles for them — with the money budgeted for that now earmarked to fight the deadly cholera outbreak which has…
Read More...

Mugabe GOVT bigwigs blow $35m on phones

By Fungi Kwaramba Zimbabwe's profligate government officials blew a whopping $35 million on phone calls in 2015 alone, calling into serious question the commitment of President Robert Mugabe’s under-pressure administration to a judicious…
Read More...

Mugabe spends big amid poverty

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his ministers in the Office of the President and Cabinet are living large despite a stubborn economic crisis at a time government revenues are dwindling due to a shrinking tax base.
Read More...

Shock salary increase for chefs

A storm is brewing between top government directors and the rest of the civil service after salaries for the former were clandestinely increased by more than double that of their deputies.
Read More...

Mliswa takes dig at Chinamasa

Hurungwe West legislator Temba Mliswa says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa must cut Government expenditure on luxuries such as top-of-the-range vehicles before looking for money elsewhere.
Read More...