The 'Zisco Steel blast Furnace Scandal allegedly perpetrated by senior government officials and company activities.


Zisco steel’s blast furnace scandals involved gross abuse of resources by government officials and company executives. Among those implicated were: Gabriel Masanga, the former Zisco group MD, David Murangari, Samuel Mumbengegwi former Indigenisation and Empowerment Minister &formerly Industry and International Trade Minister in charge of Zisco, former Vice President Joice Mujuru former Vice President, former minister of science and technology Olivia Muchena, former Minister of Small to Medium enterprise Development Sithembiso Nyoni, former minister of Higher Education Stan Mudenge, Gibson Munyoro (Zanu PF MP), George Mlilo former Transport Permanent secretary, Tirivanhu Mudariki (businessman and former Zanu MP member). These individuals were implicated for abuse of resources through claiming large allowances from the company after travelling on business that had nothing to do with Zisco. Other dubious contracts included the bids that were rigged, taking cash for private use, abuse of credit cards for hotel bookings and entertainment allowances. Crime