HARARE, November 27 (The Source) – Former finance minister Ignatious Chombo, who is facing three counts of corruption, was on Monday denied bail after the presiding magistrate ruled that he was a flight risk and will be held in custody until his case in heard… Read More
HARARE, November 25 (The Source) – Former finance minister Ignatious Chombo on Saturday appeared at the magistrate court facing three counts of criminal abuse of office. Appearing before Magistrate Elisha Singano, Chombo applied to present his evidence in camera, citing ‘sensitive’ information. The court declined… Read More
HARARE, November 9 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s budget deficit will grow to $1,82 billion this year, from the initial projection of $400 million on runaway government expenditure, finance minister Ignatius Chombo said on Thursday.
HARARE, October 25 (The Source) – About 38 of Zimbabwe’s state-owned enterprises and parastatals ran cumulative losses of $270 million last year alone, an official said on Wednesday, indicating weak corporate governance and a deep-seated rot in public enterprises.
HARARE, October 10 (The Source) – President Robert Mugabe on Monday made changes to his cabinet replacing Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa with Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo.
HARARE, October 10 (The Source) – President Mugabe has always hated it when Finance Ministers had minds of their own. In Ignatius Chombo, Mugabe has his yes-man.
HARARE, October 9 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has replaced Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa with Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo in a cabinet reshuffle, the government said in a statement late on Monday. Mugabe also moved Tourism minister Walter Mzembi to Foreign Affairs… Read More
HARARE, September 25 (The Source) – Dear Minister Ignatius Chombo, We see you have been trying to scare the economy back into shape. Stop. It never works.
HARARE, June 6 (The Source) – New moves to investigate the airport road deal would reopen one of the most sordid recent chapters in the country’s long history of greed and impunity. The Zimbabwe’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and the Auditor General’s office have separately called… Read More
HARARE, May 30 (The Source) – When Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo condemned corruption last week, laughter echoed across the country. It is easy to understand why. With his vast property wealth, laid bare in a messy divorce case in 2011, Chombo has become something… Read More
HARARE, June 2 (The Source) – A vendor representative union on Tuesday vowed informal traders would not vacate street pavements across Zimbabwe’s towns and cities until municipalities offer them alternative vending sites, defying a 7-day government ultimatum and setting up potential clashes with law enforcement… Read More
HARARE, July 1 (The Source) – Investigations into allegations of abuse of part of the $144 million loan sourced from China to rehabilitate water infrastructure has been completed by a team of consultants, Harare City Council mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said on Tuesday. In May, Manyenyeni… Read More