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AllAfrica.com
PF Divisions Better Than Those in MDC, Mugabe ClaimsZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 91, has warned the opposition Movement for
PF Divisions Better Than Those in MDC, Mugabe Claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 91, has warned the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai not to "take pride in Zanu-PF misfortunes", claiming that the situation in the MDC was worse than that in his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
T Councils Have Equally FailedHIT by a flurry of adverse audit reports on its many local authorities, the mai
T Councils Have Equally Failed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
HIT by a flurry of adverse audit reports on its many local authorities, the main Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has a lot of work to do to prove it is different from ZANU-PF, which faces accusations of running down the country's once... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Purges Loom in MDCMONTHS before the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is scheduled to hold its
More Purges Loom in MDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
MONTHS before the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is scheduled to hold its second elective congress, there are moves within its ranks to purge individuals accused of destabilising the party. In a hard-hitting statement issued recently, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF On Slippery SlopeTHE much-hyped ZANU-PF Politburo meeting built up to an anti-climax as Presiden
PF On Slippery Slope
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
THE much-hyped ZANU-PF Politburo meeting built up to an anti-climax as President Robert Mugabe, who had been expected to wield the axe, deftly avoided delving into specific issues in his address to hundreds of party supporters who gathered at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZCTU Granted JoinderTHE main labour movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has bee
ZCTU Granted Joinder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
THE main labour movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), has been granted the right to be enjoined as one of the respondents in a case in which the Employers' Confederation of Zimbabwe (EMCOZ) is challenging a section of the Labour Act... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe 'opposition leader' admits plan to petrol-bomb Grace Mugabe's dairy One of the suspects accused of plotting to petrol bomb a milk production plant
Zimbabwe 'opposition leader' admits plan to petrol-bomb Grace Mugabe's dairy
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
One of the suspects accused of plotting to petrol bomb a milk production plant run by Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, was jailed for nine years on Tuesday, 9 February. But the case has been making headlines after the country's chief prosecutor... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa is not Zimbabwe-in-waitingI have personally heard this complaint from every race in this country. “SA is
South Africa is not Zimbabwe-in-waiting
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
I have personally heard this complaint from every race in this country. “SA is becoming worse than Zimbabwe.” Since our new cricketers have recently scored so well I would like to try and smack the Doomsday Ball for six. First – four against one.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BNF Celebrates 50th AnniversaryKanye — Leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko has advise
BNF Celebrates 50th Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kanye — Leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko has advised opposition political parties to work together. Mr Boko who is also Gaborone Bonnington North legislator was speaking during a rally held to celebrate Botswana National... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mugabe minister, spokesperson spat watched eagerly in ZimHarare - "The gloves are off," tweeted one prominent Zimbabwe opposition offici
Mugabe minister, spokesperson spat watched eagerly in Zim
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Harare - "The gloves are off," tweeted one prominent Zimbabwe opposition official. Said another: "I'm enjoying every bit." Zimbabweans – and not just those in the ranks of the Movement for Democratic Change – have been watching, with something... Read more
5d
PhysOrg
Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over droughtZimbabwe has blamed low farm yields on erratic rains due to climate change, as
Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Zimbabwe has blamed low farm yields on erratic rains due to climate change, as well as crippling Western sanctions Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with more than... Read more
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express
Robert Mugabe puts Zimbabwe in state of emergency after drought creates mass food shortage ZIMBABWE'S President Robert Mugabe has declared a "state of disaster," as rur
Robert Mugabe puts Zimbabwe in state of emergency after drought creates mass food shortage
express / Posted 5 days ago
ZIMBABWE'S President Robert Mugabe has declared a "state of disaster," as rural parts of the country are being plagued by a severe drought. An estimated 2.4... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robert Mugabe declares a state of disaster across Zimbabwe after drought leaves a quarter of the population in urgent need of food aid Z
Robert Mugabe declares a state of disaster across Zimbabwe
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
after drought leaves a quarter of the population in urgent need of food aid Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has declared a 'state of disaster' Many rural areas have been hit by severe... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' due to droughtZimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has declared a state of disaster in rural
Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' due to drought
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has declared a state of disaster in rural areas hit by a severe drought, as more than a quarter of the population face food shortages. A regional drought worsened by the El Niño weather phenomenon has affected... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: The 'suspicious' case involving President Mugabe, the prosecutor and a bomb plot As Zimbabweans prepare to celebrate President Robert Mugabe's 92nd birthday, a
Zimbabwe: The 'suspicious' case involving President Mugabe, the prosecutor and a bomb plot
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
As Zimbabweans prepare to celebrate President Robert Mugabe's 92nd birthday, a new controversy involving the nation's chief prosecutor and a bomb plot has been making the headlines. The Prosecutor General, Johannes Tomana - who is said to have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Morgan Tsvangirai Descends On MasvingoMovement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai was here last w
Morgan Tsvangirai Descends On Masvingo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai was here last weekend for a no-holds-barred meeting with his provincial executive following alleged defections of two district chairpersons to the yet-to-be launched People First (PF)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Parties Wary of Partisan Food DistributionTHE country's opposition parties are having sleepless nights over revelations t
Opposition Parties Wary of Partisan Food Distribution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
THE country's opposition parties are having sleepless nights over revelations that the ruling ZANU-PF party is using food aid to entrench its grip on power. As the food security situation rapidly deteriorates, as a direct result of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's Prosecutor-General Out On Bail After ArrestIt was a sight many Zimbabweans thought they would never see: the country's pro
Zimbabwe's Prosecutor-General Out On Bail After Arrest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
It was a sight many Zimbabweans thought they would never see: the country's prosecutor-general heading to court under police escort. Until now, a powerful ally of the ruling Zanu-PF party, Tomana was arrested in connection with an alleged attempt to... Read more
8d
Daily Maverick
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capitalThe move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losi
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capital
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
The move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losing a big metro in SA's wealthiest province. So they should be. The fact the national ANC has signed off on this move is an indication of how important Gauteng is to them... Read more
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8d
International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Eviction of white farmer amidst infighting in Mugabe's party signals troubled times to come The eviction of the white Zimbabwean farmer Phillip Rankin from a disputed farm
Zimbabwe: Eviction of white farmer amidst infighting in Mugabe's party signals troubled times to come
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
The eviction of the white Zimbabwean farmer Phillip Rankin from a disputed farm has evoked memories of the dark days in the country during the 2000 land reform programme. During the height of the programme, war veterans and government supporters... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Combating HIV Among TeensBy Miriam Gathigah and Jeffrey Moyo Nairobi and Harare — Keziah Juma is coming
Combating HIV Among Teens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Miriam Gathigah and Jeffrey Moyo Nairobi and Harare — Keziah Juma is coming to terms with her shattered life at the shanty she shares with her family in Kenya's sprawling Kibera slum where friends and relatives are gathered for her son's funeral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Slams Mugabe Over Threat to Quit UNZimbabwe's opposition has dismissed threats by President Robert Mugabe that Afr
Opposition Slams Mugabe Over Threat to Quit UN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe's opposition has dismissed threats by President Robert Mugabe that African countries might one day quit the United Nations if they were not given permanent member seats on the UN Security Council. "The bosses in the Security Council say you... Read more
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9d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Mugabe anti-UN speech doesn't impress African opposition partiesMugabe told delegates at the AU's 26th ordinary summit over the weekend that Af
Mugabe anti-UN speech doesn't impress African opposition parties
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Mugabe told delegates at the AU's 26th ordinary summit over the weekend that African countries would not hesitate to pull out of the United Nations if steps to reform the international body were not taken. Mugabe said it was time for action, as... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Don't Heed Mugabe's Call, African Countries ToldZimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly described as "absurd" President R
Don't Heed Mugabe's Call, African Countries Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly described as "absurd" President Robert Mugabe's anti-UN and West speech at the just-ended African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mugabe told delegates at the AU's 26th ordinary summit over the... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe's Spin Doctors in Public Spat"The gloves are off," tweeted one prominent Zimbabwe opposition official. Said
Mugabe's Spin Doctors in Public Spat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
"The gloves are off," tweeted one prominent Zimbabwe opposition official. Said another: "I'm enjoying every bit." Zimbabweans, not just those in the ranks of the Movement for Democratic Change, have been watching with something approaching glee as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Number of Hungry in Zim DoublesUp to 3 million Zimbabweans will likely need food aid this year, double the num
Number of Hungry in Zim Doubles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Up to 3 million Zimbabweans will likely need food aid this year, double the number previously thought, a government minister has been quoted as saying in a media report. President Robert Mugabe's government now believes the number of those in need... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gloves off as Zimbabwean minister and Mugabe spokesperson in war of wordsSaid another: "I'm enjoying every bit." Zimbabweans – and not just those in th
Gloves off as Zimbabwean minister and Mugabe spokesperson in war of words
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
Said another: "I'm enjoying every bit." Zimbabweans – and not just those in the ranks of the Movement for Democratic Change – have been watching, with something approaching glee, President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson and his former information... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mugabe's $800,000 birthday celebration sparks outrageWorld News of Friday, 29 January 2016 A proposal by Zimbabwe's ruling party to
Mugabe's $800,000 birthday celebration sparks outrage
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 days ago
World News of Friday, 29 January 2016 A proposal by Zimbabwe's ruling party to declare President Robert Mugabe's birthday a public holiday has sparked an uproar among opposition leaders, who claimed the new public holiday would further cripple the... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: President Robert Mugabe's $800,000 birthday celebration sparks outrage A proposal by Zimbabwe's ruling party to declare President Robert Mugabe's birt
Zimbabwe: President Robert Mugabe's $800,000 birthday celebration sparks outrage
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
A proposal by Zimbabwe's ruling party to declare President Robert Mugabe's birthday a public holiday has sparked an uproar among opposition leaders, who claimed the new public holiday would further cripple the economy. On Monday (25 January),... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Has Zimbabwe Abandoned Straightjacket Policy?AROUND 2002 the nation's service chiefs, headed by General Vitalis Zvinavashe,
Has Zimbabwe Abandoned Straightjacket Policy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
AROUND 2002 the nation's service chiefs, headed by General Vitalis Zvinavashe, called for a press conference to inform the nation that the highest office on the land, that is the office of the Presidency, was a straightjacket that was available for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Opposition Calls for Clampdown On 'Illegal Land Barons'Zimbabwean oppositionparty, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Mor
Zimbabwe Opposition Calls for Clampdown On 'Illegal Land Barons'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Zimbabwean oppositionparty, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has called on the ruling Zanu-PF party to clamp down on illegal land barons, following the demolishing of houses in the capital Harare last week. Tensions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gutu Out of Sync With RealityBeing a spin doctor of a party that is fast going off the rails is proving to b
Gutu Out of Sync With Reality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Being a spin doctor of a party that is fast going off the rails is proving to be a mammoth task for MDC-T spokesperson, Obert Gutu. At times, reading his outlandish responses to questions from the media concerning the goings on in his party, and... Read more
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15d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?Former information minister Jonathan Moyo on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of
Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
Former information minister Jonathan Moyo on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of voices pressing for the day to be declared work-free. But not everyone thinks it's a good idea. Moyo tweeted: "All things considered & without prejudice, 21st February... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Write Positive Stories, Mugabe Tells ReportersAfrican journalists are "stuck in a rut" of writing negative stories and should
Write Positive Stories, Mugabe Tells Reporters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
African journalists are "stuck in a rut" of writing negative stories and should concentrate on positive things like football, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is reported to have said. The 91-year-old president, who has just disproved press rumours... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Chiefs Are Zanu-PF, Mugabe AuxiliariesThe People's Democratic Party (PDP) would like to draw the attention of the Min
Chiefs Are Zanu-PF, Mugabe Auxiliaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) would like to draw the attention of the Ministry of Rural Development, Preservation and Promotion of Culture and Heritage, the National Council of Chiefs, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and the entire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
People First ( Is a Direct Threat to the Existence of the MDCSAD as it may sound to those of us who invested their youth towards democratic
People First ( Is a Direct Threat to the Existence of the MDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
SAD as it may sound to those of us who invested their youth towards democratic change in Zimbabwe, the reality is that all human and natural permutations are consistent with the imminent decline of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) owing to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Report the good things Africa is doing, Mugabe tells reportersThe 91-year-old president, who has just disproved press rumours that he had col
Report the good things Africa is doing, Mugabe tells reporters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The 91-year-old president, who has just disproved press rumours that he had collapsed while on holiday in the Far East, said reporters should concentrate on "good things”, according to Zimbabwe state media. The official Sunday Mail quoted Mugabe as... Read more
18d
New Zimbabwe
People First threat to MDC-T existenceSAD as it may sound to those of us who invested their youth towards democratic
People First threat to MDC-T existence
New Zimbabwe / Posted 18 days ago
SAD as it may sound to those of us who invested their youth towards democratic change in Zimbabwe, the reality is that all human and natural permutations are consistent with the imminent decline of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) owing to... Read more
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18d
AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Wobbles, Jerks in Search of Mugabe's SuccessorFirst it was unfortunate he missed his steps. Later, it was bad he wobbled and
Zimbabwe Wobbles, Jerks in Search of Mugabe's Successor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
First it was unfortunate he missed his steps. Later, it was bad he wobbled and fell on all four. At various times, he was helped to the podium by hosts. But it only gets bizarre as he dozed during an occasion. It became alarming last September as he... Read more
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18d
AllAfrica.com
Grand Coalition Thinking is FlawedThere is a predominant belief in the political opposition, civil society and am
Grand Coalition Thinking is Flawed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
There is a predominant belief in the political opposition, civil society and among international non-State agencies that a grand coalition would certainly bring Zanu PF down in an election. This thinking is flawed and myopic. It naively presupposes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Govt Has No Respect for Teachers – MDCZimbabwean opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Mo
Mugabe Govt Has No Respect for Teachers – MDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Zimbabwean opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has condemned the decision by the southern African nation's government to order teachers who are on leave to return to work. In a statement, MDC... Read more
20d
New Zimbabwe
Why grand coalition thinking is flawedTHERE is a predominant belief in the political opposition, civil society and am
Why grand coalition thinking is flawed
New Zimbabwe / Posted 20 days ago
THERE is a predominant belief in the political opposition, civil society and among international non-State agencies that a grand coalition would certainly bring Zanu PF down in an election. This thinking is flawed and myopic. It naively presupposes... Read more
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21d
AllAfrica.com
Congress Dates Vex MDCThe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is yet to come up with dates and a ven
Congress Dates Vex MDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is yet to come up with dates and a venue for its elective congress. The party, which broke away from the MDC-T under Morgan Tsvangirai in 2005, held its last congress in January 2011. At the congress,... Read more
21d
AllAfrica.com
We Are Not Recruiting Anyone - People FirstTHE yet to be launched People First, a political outfit believed to be led by f
We Are Not Recruiting Anyone - People First
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
THE yet to be launched People First, a political outfit believed to be led by former vice president Joice Mujuru, has denied recruiting from other opposition political parties in an effort to boost its own membership. The prickly issue of People... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
Don't Donate Towards Lavish Mugabe Birthday Bash, Zimbabweans UrgedZimbabwe opposition parties have called on ordinary Zimbabweans not to be coerc
Don't Donate Towards Lavish Mugabe Birthday Bash, Zimbabweans Urged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Zimbabwe opposition parties have called on ordinary Zimbabweans not to be coerced into donating towards President Robert Mugabe's 92nd birthday party to be held in Masvingo next month, according to a report. Organisers of the nonagenarian's birthday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Blame Mugabe's Health, Age for Tumbling EconomyZimbabwe's opposition parties have reportedly hinted the need for President Rob
Opposition Blame Mugabe's Health, Age for Tumbling Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Zimbabwe's opposition parties have reportedly hinted the need for President Robert Mugabe, 91, to step down, saying his old age and fragile health were "scaring away" investors. According to Southern Eye, the opposition parties said Mugabe's ill... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
the Year of Living DangerouslyTHE next 12 months are going to be among the most difficult in memory for Zimba
the Year of Living Dangerously
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
THE next 12 months are going to be among the most difficult in memory for Zimbabwe. It is not likely to be a happy new year for President Robert Mugabe and his ruling ZANU-PF. The next 12 months are going to be among the most difficult in memory for... Read more
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26d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Sucked Into U.S.$30 Million Nssa LossTHE country's controversy-mired National Social Security Authority (NSSA), whos
Govt Sucked Into U.S.$30 Million Nssa Loss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
THE country's controversy-mired National Social Security Authority (NSSA), whose key executives were late last year sacked for alleged delinquency, lost US$30 million through an ill-fated investment in a distressed bank, the Financial Gazette can... Read more
27d
iol.co.za
Econet sues ZimbabweHarare - Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone company, Econet Wireless, has been to
Econet sues Zimbabwe
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
Harare - Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone company, Econet Wireless, has been to the Harare High Court seeking an order to force the government to pay it about more then R2 billion in damages. This is for losses it claims it suffered after it was... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Accused of Sanctioning Lawlessness As Zanu-PF Meddles in Harare City Council IssuesThe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Harare Province says Zanu PF should
Govt Accused of Sanctioning Lawlessness As Zanu-PF Meddles in Harare City Council Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Harare Province says Zanu PF should not meddle in the affairs of elected councillors in the capital by purporting to be working to address problems facing residents who did not vote for the ruling party. In... Read more
27d
New Zimbabwe
T fury as Saviour claims Hre for Zanu PFTHE MOVEMENT for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Harare Province says Zanu PF should
T fury as Saviour claims Hre for Zanu PF
New Zimbabwe / Posted 27 days ago
THE MOVEMENT for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Harare Province says Zanu PF should not meddle in the affairs of elected councillors in the capital by purporting to be working to address problems facing residents who did not vote for the ruling party. In... Read more
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