No good news
No good news

A STORY OF TWO HEADLINES

It’s a season to be jolly and I wish I could write something good about my country but no positive vibes seems to be coming our way.

Despite promises of economic turnaround and better living conditions, the new dispensation as they call themselves seem to have done more harm than good in a very short space of time.

And the sad thing is that we seem to be sinking deeper into the mud while the government continues to turn a blind eye to the situation. Of course those in power and people around them are not feeling the pinch as they have the dollar power and can get anything they want anytime.

What is annoying though is that while the situation on the ground is clear for all to see, the government through the state media unashamedly lies that all is well.

Fuel queues throughout the country are stretching for more than a kilometre yet on Monday, the state owned Herald had a bold poster screaming; ZIM HAS ENOUGH FUEL: GOVT.

If the country has enough petrol and diesel, why then are motorists scrambling for fuel or spending long hours in queues and why are filling stations limiting the quantities?

Most filling stations no longer allow filling up of tanks so that most people can get the little that is there, yet the government wants us to believe that all is well, what an arrogant lot!

Of course one cannot blame the state media because they cannot go against the master but surely such headlines, which are blatant lies are just infuriating.

No wonder junior doctors at public hospitals have downed tools again, for the very same reasons that they advanced in their last industrial action; poor working conditions, lack of basic drugs and of course low salaries.

I really can imagine the frustration of these doctors as our public hospitals have virtually no basic drugs or clinical sundries.

A close relative was admitted at one of the major public hospitals in Bulawayo a few months back for a minor surgery to remove fibroids and we had to buy everything for the procedure to be carried out including drugs for the pain afterwards.

My heart went out to people with a condition similar to hers and in need of the surgery but no money to buy what is needed.

With no means to buy the needed medical stuff, they just live with the pain and the discomfort until they die yet under normal circumstances such procedures can be carried out without any hassle.

On a different but yet another sad note, the skies are not helping our sorry situation either as there hasn’t been any meaningful rains so far for people to start ploughing.

With most people dependant on subsistence farming including those in urban areas, if we have a poor rains this farming season the going will be extremely tough for the majority considering the already hard times we are going through.

But as a hopeful lot, we pray that the heavens smile on us.

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cheerful

Very disheartening that International Television around the GLOBE are showing that the Cholera epidemic is still spreading while there is a shortage of drugs . The hospital shown is apalling the blankets that the patients are using is SHOCKING AND UNACCEPTABLE The walls of the hospital look FILTHY how are patients expected to recover in a FILTHY HOSPITAL . The epidemic is still spreading like wild bushfire and it is UNACCEPTABLE in this century – It shows that priorites are not met for a very long time possibly 37 + years and an article is showing the elite in government… Read more »

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SADC organisation including the Chief Executive of SADC have BLOOD of the INNOCENT on THEIR HANDS for not dealing with issues that theyshould be dealing with including the REFUGEE issue inthe REGION

cheerful

And this is a latest article on a Thief, Murderer, Dictator who neglected his people and this happens the CURRENT Government is picking up the tab for his holidays HOW DISGRACEFUL AND DISGUSTING. He and HIS FAMILY CANNOT EVEN HOLIDAY ON THE CONTINENT TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE . wHY IS THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT PICKING UP THE TAB THE MONIES COULD BE USED FOR THE ORDINARY CITIZENS?? “Zimbabwe: Just Back From Singapore, Mugabes Off to Far East Again for Annual Holidays share Former President Robert Mugabe and his are family are expected to leave the country shortly for their annual break… Read more »

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SADC organisation including the Chief Executive of SADC have BLOOD of the INNOCENT on THEIR HANDS for not dealing with issues that theyshould be dealing with including the REFUGEE issue inthe REGION AND HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN THE REGION THEY ARE A FAILURE

cheerful

This is anoter piece in an article to show the failure of SADC that while a country taken over by a MILITARY COUP and the issue the Government is ignoring- surely it is the duty of SADC to persue this matter it just shows the amount of USELESS PEOPLE because those who are making the decisions are SUPPORTING THOSE WHO HAVE DONE WRONG. SADC IS IGNORING THIS BY NOT PUTTING PRESSURE THE WAYIT JUST IGNORED THE MILITARY COUP “The 10 farmers are among an estimated 4,000 white farmers who lost their land to land grabs in the neighbouring country over… Read more »

cheerful

With worst is for Leaders (including those that work for SADC ) on the Continent using INTERNATIONAL PLATFORMS to TELL THE WORLD that ALL IS WELL in their regions when in actual fact ALL IS NOT WELLwhen it comes to their citizens WHETHER IT BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE SEEN AS GOOD DOERS AND PORTRAY A GOOD IMAGE OF THEMSELVES WHEN IN ACTUAL FACT THEY ARE NOT

cheerful

Questions need to be raised about SADC and its Chief Executive on why they did not do anything when this former President who is still being pampered by the Government whilst the people are neglected a thief, murderer dictactor and is still being pampered like an EGG also why they allowed aCOUP to happen and why they do not question Human Rights Abuses and theissue of Refugees in the REGION

cheerful

The other issue is the Commission of Inquiry that should have been appointed by SADC and NOT the Government in question -presumably it is too much work for the LAZY people employed by SADC how on earth is one going to know the REAL TRUTH if This Commission of Inquiry was not appointed by SADC ??

cheerful

And one the Drunken sons of this old thief, Dictator, murderer who neglected his people is being shown splashing champagne on a very very expensive watch in an article these spoiled brats should be made to visit a Refugee camp to see how people are struggling or do something charitable

cheerful

The issue could be that on this Continent when someone from the Elite Upper Class do wrong they get away with it or the law turns a blind eye to it – this should not be so they must face justice like everyone else.

cheerful

This Drunken Spoiled Brat of this Old thief, Dictator, Murderer should be taken to a place that was messed up by his father and see how people are struggling to make ends meet.
This Drunken Spoiled Brat is probably receiving a GOOD EDUCATION while THOSE FROM POOR BACKGROUNDS ARE UNABLE TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL

cheerful

In another Development shown on television stations around the Globe – This will be testing Ground that NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW WHERE EVER THEY ARE . While the Drunken Son is splashing Expensive Champagne on his Expensive watch the eyes will be on his Mother who has beaten up not only the model but a Photographer who caught her red handed doing dodgy deals in the EAST “South Africa Issues Arrest Warrant for Grace Mugabe Former First Lady Grace Mugabe faces arrest for the 2017 savage assault of a South African model Gabriella Angels after she found her… Read more »

cheerful

What a DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY WHO SHOULD BE LEADING BY EXAMPLE . That Spoiled Drunken Brat cannot learn anything from his mother beause she is not setting a good example to them while she BEATS UP PEOPLE AROUND THE GLOBE LIKE SHE IS THE QUEEEN OF THE WORLD

cheerful

THIS IS VERY WRONG AND VERY UNACCEPTABLE WHILE THIS THIEVING WOMANAND HER HUSBAND ARE BEING PROTECTED tHE REGION NEEDS TO CHANGE ITS WAY OF THINKING ” Millionaire Grace Mugabe leaves workers on her farm without pay despite luxury By Peta Thornycroft | The Telegraph | Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s millionaire former first lady forced forced from power in last year’s coup, has not paid her farm workers for months despite living a luxury lifestyle paid for by the state she and her husband once ruled, The Sunday Telegraph has learned. Workers on the Mugabes’ network of Zimbabwean farms – several of… Read more »

cheerful

In a CIVILISED COUNTRY this would not happen this woman whould have been hauled before the Courts to face justice .

cheerful

This thieVING woman like her husband is reportedly to be worth 50 Million US$ and it could be a possiblity that some of the money could have been embezzled from State Coffers and she cannot pay her workers – in a CIVILISED COUNTRY she would be charged for MODERN SLAVERY

cheerful

In an Organisation THAT IS SUPPOSED TO TAKE CARE OF THE REGIONs TTRANSPARENT AND DEMOCRATIC THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE IN THE REGION something would be done to investigate where this WOMAN AND POSSIBLY OTHERS IS GETTING HER MONEY FROM REGARDLESS OF HER STATUS IN SOCIETY WHEN 1. There is Dire poverty and severe economic meltdown in the COuntry 2. This woman is beating up people NILLY WILLY 3. This woman’s workers are going UNPAID when she is swimming in alot of money 4. There has been a Military Coup in the Country which SADC seemed to turn… Read more »

cheerful

What sort of country uses EXPIRED DRUGS for its citizens while this thieving woman and her husband are given FIRST CLASS TREATMENT ABROAD including those in TOP POSITIONS ?

cheerful

“By Bernard Chiguvare But the cost of taking goods back rises over Christmas As Christmas approaches, Zimbabweans in South Africa are preparing to send groceries to families battling inflation at home. Inflation in Zimbabwe is running at nearly 21% a year according to the latest statistics from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency. The 30 July elections after the fall of Robert Mugabe, who had ruled the country for close to four decades, were expected to bring a change to the economy. But six months later not much has changed for many households. Many Zimbabweans living and working in South Africa… Read more »

cheerful

This is what is happening when Health is one of the basic rights for all like clean water and proper sanitation this is an example where priorities are not right when wasting money on unnecessary items like chartering a plane for a thieving woman and her family who have messed up the country “Fears of Zimbabwe health crisis as row over doctors’ pay continues The government has suspended 550 medical staff and ruled the ongoing strikes over pay and conditions unlawful Global development is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Nyasha Chingono Patients wait to be treated in the… Read more »

cheerful

The queston are the people to care of these greedy legislators or the Doctors who must ensure the nation stays healthy ” Zimbabwe MPs demand 3 full-course meals plus dessert By reporter263 January 1, 2019 1 Comment Share Tweet Google+ + Members of the House of Assembly have demanded that they be served three full-course meals a day, plus dessert while attending Parliamentary sittings. Norton independent legislator Temba Mliswa Norton independent legislator Temba Mliswa They also want Parliament to provide gym facilities or to pay membership and subscription fees for them at sports clubs for recreational purposes, including enabling them… Read more »

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Do the countries in the region assist one another when there is a need the following is an article of a CANADIAN NOT AN AFRICAN ngo ASSISTING THOSE FACING STARVATION????? “Canadian Govt Feeds 2000 Starving Households In Binga January 4, 2019 ABOUT 1 800 households in Binga are expected to benefit from a $500 000 emergency food assistance programme funded by the Canadian government through Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a global non-profit making organisation. The project, which is a response to drought-related food insecurity in Zimbabwe, will provide emergency food handouts to the identified households for four months. MCC, which… Read more »

cheerful

This country has spiralled in DEBT and at the same time riddled with CORRUPTION while 2000 people face starvation and the figures could rise ??? The vessesl cannot be paid what sort of country is this that cannot pay its debts ” Bread Shortages But 30k Metric Tonnes Of Wheat Held In Mozambique As RBZ Fails To Pay The Vessel January 6, 2019 Share Aconsignment of 30 000 metric tonnes of wheat which was sourced from Lithuania by the Grain Millers’ Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) is stuck at Beira port in Mozambique after the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) reportedly… Read more »

cheerful

This the latest from a chinese newspaper about the Mugabes ” Hong Kong & China Tai Po villa, occupied by wife and daughter of Zimbabwe’s former president, sold in Hong Kong for a 15 per cent loss House 3 of JC Castle in Tai Po sold at HK$34 million to an unidentified buyer The villa, measuring 2,761 square feet, sold at a 15 per cent loss compared with its 2008 purchase price of HK$40 million Updated: Tuesday, 8 Jan, 2019 6:27pm Tai Po villa, the Mugabes’ former Hong Kong abode, sold for a loss JC Castle, developed by the Emperor… Read more »

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9th January 2019 In a latest article just to show how this Mugabe was a thief – while getting red carpet VIP treatment where he went with his entourage of wife etc. IF THE PERSON WAS A POOR PERSON WHO STOLE THE MONEY GOOD LUCK TO THEM AND SERVE THAT MUGABE RIGHT FOR NEGLECTING HIS PEOPLE BECAUSE OF HIS GREED ” Mugabe A Selfish Mentor Of Many In Today’s Zanu PF Leadership January 10, 2019 Share …..FIRSTPAR… By Precious Shumba| The story of US$150 000 being reportedly stolen from Robert Mugabe from his Zvimba rural mansion reveals that Zimbabwe’s political… Read more »

cheerful

And this is possibly how they have managed to purchase properties out of the country and hide behind Immunity – This Immunity needs to be done away with in 2019

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In this latest article a Shipping Company is Threatening to BLACKLIST the country from importing containers because of failure to remit shipping fees- How long has this been going on for one has to go back THIRTY SEVEN years up to date to find out why debts have not been met by the Government – this country is in TURMOIL “Zim Blacklisted From Importing Containers Over Failure To Remit Shipping Fees January 11, 2019 Share …..FIRSTPAR… Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) SA (Zimbabwe) Pvt Ltd has threatened to block the release of containers for Zimbabwean importers over their failure to remit… Read more »