Governance CORRUPTION-FREE ENVIRONMENT

Ensure a corruption free environment in the private and public sectors.

In progress
Sep 2019

Presidential scholarship bosses arrested

www.herald.co.zw September 18, 2019

ZACC yesterday arrested three Government officials for allegedly abusing the Presidential Scholarship Programme. Deputy Director Scholarships in the Office of the President and Cabinet Oliver Mucherwa and two workers in the same office — Godknows Mupembe and Silent Mubariki — were nabbed for allegedly doctoring an invitation letter from Fort Hare University in South Africa.

Sep 2019

ZACC starts cleansing councils of corrupt officials

www.herald.co.zw September 13, 2019

ZACC has set sights on cleansing local authorities of corrupt officials, with Chitungwiza, Harare and Victoria Falls topping the investigations list, an official has said.

Sep 2019

ZACC sniffs out rot in nurse recruitment

www.herald.co.zw September 12, 2019

Staff at one of the country’s major hospitals are in the habit of allocating nurse training vacancies to their relatives, but go on to invite members of the public for interviews for the already taken-up posts, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has discovered. Although he did not name the hospital, ZACC spokesperson Mr John Makamure said the corrupt behaviour was unearthed by a systems audit and compliance review of Government ministries, departments and State entities the anti-graft body carrid out. He said ZACC was also auditing other entities, including the Presidential and National Scholarship Fund and the National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm).

Aug 2019

Zacc recovers $10m from looters

www.herald.co.zw August 29, 2019

ZACC has recovered over $10 million since it assumed office and has vowed to continue pouncing on Government officials who abuse their positions for self-enrichment or interfere with judicial processes. The money was recovered mainly from tax evaders and individuals who had acquired illicit wealth.

Jul 2019

ZACC snaps Minister Mupfumira

www.herald.co.zw July 26, 2019

ZACC yesterday hit the ground running, arresting Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira on corruption allegations involving $95 million.

Apr 2019

Cabinet okays assets disclosure . . . civil service to be depoliticised

www.herald.co.zw April 03, 2019

In a first for public administration in the country, Cabinet has approved values and principles of a framework that will see public servants declare assets to ensure accountability.

Dec 2018

Psychology Maziwisa and ex ZBC presenter Oscar Pambuka reveal their next move after being jailed for fraud

www.myzimbabwe.co.zw December 08, 2018

Former ZBC presenter Oscar Pambuka and ex-Zanu PF legislator Psychology Maziwisa will challenge that the High Court their conviction and sentence for fleecing power utility the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC).

Dec 2018

ED vows to recover ‘looted’ Zinara funds

www.herald.co.zw December 05, 2018

Government will recover all the money looted at the Zimbabwe National Road Administration, President Mnangagwa has said. An audit report by Grant Thornton at the national administrator unearthed massive looting of public funds and financial leakages that were exacerbated by incompetence by senior managers to negotiate contracts beneficial to the parastatal.

Nov 2018

New law okays seizure of ill-gotten wealth

www.herald.co.zw November 19, 2018

President Mnangagwa on Friday last week gazetted the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Amendment of the Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Act and Exchange Control Act) Regulations, 2018 which empowers Government to seize assets of people who fail to disclose the source their wealth.

Nov 2018

Supa arrested

www.zimbabwesituation.com November 07, 2018

Former Information Communication and Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira was arrested yesterday on two charges of criminal abuse of office.

Oct 2018

RBZ suspends four top managers indefinitely

www.herald.co.zw October 23, 2018

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya yesterday indefinitely suspended four senior managers on allegations of corruption raised against them by the then chairperson of the Finance and Economic Development Communication Taskforce, Mr Acie Lumumba. The managers are Messrs Mirirai Chiremba (Director Financial Intelligence), Norman Mataruka (Director Bank Supervision), Gresham Muradzikwa (Head of Security) and Azvinandawa Saburi (Director Financial Markets).

Oct 2018

Zesa bigwigs nabbed for $35m graft

www.herald.co.zw October 04, 2018

Zesa Holdings chief executive officer Joshua Chifamba, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) managing director Julian Chinembiri and his finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo were yesterday arrested in connection with over $35 million alleged underhand dealings involving an Indian company, PME.

Oct 2018

Parliamentarians to declare assets by Friday

www.zimbabwesituation.com October 02, 2018

Parliamentarians have until Friday to declare details of their assets and income, as part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s drive to boost transparency and reinforce the government’s commitment to fighting corruption in the recession-hit economy.

This comes after Mnangagwa declared that all public office holders — including Cabinet ministers, their deputies, senior government officials and bosses of State-owned businesses — were now legally required to make a declaration of assets.

Oct 2018

NatPharm MD up for criminal abuse of office

www.zimbabwesituation.com October 02, 2018

The acting managing director at National Pharmaceuticals (NatPharm) appeared in court yesterday facing charges of abuse of office. The State alleges Newman Batanai Madzikwa, 40, allegedly hiked drug handling fees by 11 percent and corruptly awarded a $10 million tender to a Danish medicines’ supplier.

Sep 2018

Kasukuwere arrested

www.herald.co.zw September 25, 2018

Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was yesterday arrested on four counts of alleged abuse of office and spent a night at Rhodesville Police Station pending his appearance in court today.

Sep 2018

U.S.$30 Million NSSA Scam Sucks in Biti

https://allafrica.com September 06, 2018

ZACC yesterday indicated that it was keen to interview Finance Minister during the Government of National Unity era Tendai Biti over allegations that he instructed the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) to deposit over $30 million into two banks which later collapsed. Mr Biti is also being accused of instructing the banks to give the money to specific clients who were linked to members of a certain political party.