The Member of Parliament for Gokwe Nembudziya Justice Wadyajena today asked that the legislator for Hurungwe West Temba Mliswa should be asked to defend his statement in The Herald of 3 April 2014 that businessman Billy Rautenbach bribed members of the Indigenisation Committee to enable him to bypass indigenisation laws to get a majority stake in the ethanol project at Chisumbanje.
Meikles, which operates two of the best hotels in Zimbabwe- Meikles Hotel in Harare and Victoria Falls hotel in the resort town of the same name, says tourist arrivals to Zimbabwe’s best tourism resort continues to grow and bookings for the next six months are very encouraging.
The twists and turns in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, as people fight to position themselves for the party congress in December, took an ugly twist yesterday when party spokesman Rugare Gumbo claimed that some elements within the party were pretending to love President Robert Mugabe when they in fact wanted to get rid of him.
Parliament calls on Dokora to reverse directives on education- The Member of Parliament for Mbizvo Settlement Chikwinya yesterday introduced a motion calling on Education Minister Lazarus Dokora to urgently convene a national summit to look at the deteriorating education in the country as well as to reverse his directives on entrance examinations for Form One and holiday lessons. Chikwinya said Dokora’s policies were highly unpopular with the people and affected the poor who sent their children to public schools and not the better- off who went to private schools and challenged Dokora to disclose which schools his children were going to.
The national airline Air Zimbabwe requires US$368 million to buy new aircraft and for operational costs, the acting chief executive Edmund Makona said today.