Austerity is meant for Govt only: Mthuli

Austerity is meant for Govt only: Mthuli

By Daniel Chigundu Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says “Austerity for Prosperity” is targeted at government alone and does not extend to the private sector and individuals. Austerity for Prosperity is the theme for the 2019 National Budget presented by Minister Ncube and which has generally been criticised by some economists and politicians who believe it is not pro-poor. The budget theme is widely known for bringing the infamous 2% transactional tax to the economy at a time when people are already struggling to make a meaningful living due to a…

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Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

Madiwa rubbishes ZHRC election report

By Daniel Chigundu  MUTASA North legislator Chido Madiwa says the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) Report on the 2018 harmonised election should be dismissed as it is biased and lack seriousness. The report heap a lot of blame on Zanu PF for various electoral malpractices during the 2018 election period and also proffer some solutions which the government must take to address them. Some of the issues include partisan distribution of food, politicising traditional leaders, use of hate speech and abuse of state resources such as the media among others….

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