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AllAfrica.com
As Eligibility of Chairperson Questionedpmdc Suspends APPA MembershipThe People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) has suspended their membersh
As Eligibility of Chairperson Questionedpmdc Suspends APPA Membership
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) has suspended their membership in the All Political Parties Association (APPA) pending the rectification of the eligibility of Chairperson Mrs. Augusta James Teima to hold the office. Mrs. Teima was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cecil the Lion - a Retrospective, Perhaps a Prognosis for ZimbabweDESPITE being the cradle of humanity, Africa is frequently overlooked in today'
Cecil the Lion - a Retrospective, Perhaps a Prognosis for Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
DESPITE being the cradle of humanity, Africa is frequently overlooked in today's busy news cycle. Between the often introverted news-cycle out of the United States, to the latest conflicts in the Middle East, to the territorial disputes in East Asia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Riek Machar - 'South Sudanese Ceasefire in Danger'By Asumpta Lattus ( Afp, AP) While South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar say
Riek Machar - 'South Sudanese Ceasefire in Danger'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Asumpta Lattus ( Afp, AP) While South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar says attacks by government troops on rebel-held areas could endanger the latest signed truce, relief agencies warn of an increasing humanitarian crisis. As the humanitarian... Read more
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4d
AllAfrica.com
You Will Miss Mugabe, Grace Tells ZimbabweansZimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, told a gathering at Murombedzi Growth Poin
You Will Miss Mugabe, Grace Tells Zimbabweans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, told a gathering at Murombedzi Growth Point in Zvimba that the country would miss the veteran leader when he is gone, according to reports. Grace's remarks came amid continued factionalism within the ruling... Read more
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4d
New Zimbabwe
Cecil the Lion: A prognosis for ZimbabweDESPITE being the cradle of humanity, Africa is frequently overlooked in today’
Cecil the Lion: A prognosis for Zimbabwe
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
DESPITE being the cradle of humanity, Africa is frequently overlooked in today’s busy news cycle. Between the often introverted news-cycle out of the United States, to the latest conflicts in the Middle East, to the territorial disputes in East Asia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in ZimWith three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discuss
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
With three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discussions on reforming the electoral management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), the Electoral Act through the recently gazetted General Laws Amendment Bill, but... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Notable QuotesNaming the paper, The Namibian and proclaiming that it stood for independence o
Notable Quotes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Naming the paper, The Namibian and proclaiming that it stood for independence of Namibia, while the country was still South West Africa must have irritated the regime to no end. - Oshana Governor Clemens Kashuupulwa said. Oshana governor Clemens... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Time for Zimbabwe to Look Beyond 'Mugabe Must Go' HypeAs Zimbabwe's economic and political situation continues to dwindle, News24 spe
Time for Zimbabwe to Look Beyond 'Mugabe Must Go' Hype
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
As Zimbabwe's economic and political situation continues to dwindle, News24 speaks to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must... Read more
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7d
AllAfrica.com
State Security Agents Threaten MPs for Heckling MugabeZimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened legislators from the opp
State Security Agents Threaten MPs for Heckling Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened legislators from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) with unspecified action, after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the... Read more
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7d
New Zimbabwe
'Mugabe must go' hype redundant, MDCAS Zimbabwe’s economic and political situation continues to worsen, News24 spea
'Mugabe must go' hype redundant, MDC
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
AS Zimbabwe’s economic and political situation continues to worsen, News24 speaks to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must... Read more
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8d
Mail & Guardian
Mugabe to face parliamentary grillingZimbabwe’s opposition MPs used a rare opportunity on Tuesday to heckle Presiden
Mugabe to face parliamentary grilling
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Zimbabwe’s opposition MPs used a rare opportunity on Tuesday to heckle President Robert Mugabe. He was presenting the State of the Nation address, after failing to give one for the past eight years. MPs described his speech as a “non­event” and... Read more
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8d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe's Signature Ends 'Free' RetrenchmentsContested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbab
Mugabe's Signature Ends 'Free' Retrenchments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe came into force on Wednesday, a legal watchdog said. That meant President Robert Mugabe, 91 has signed the amendments that were hastily passed by both houses of... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Biti's Party Drops MDC AcronymTHE MDC Renewal Team is set for a major identify shift at its inaugural congres
Biti's Party Drops MDC Acronym
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE MDC Renewal Team is set for a major identify shift at its inaugural congress set for next month, which will see the party changing its name and other distinct features. This paper has it on good authority that the party will adopt the name... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Abandons ComplexAn incomplete government complex, just about 100 metres away from council offic
Govt Abandons Complex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
An incomplete government complex, just about 100 metres away from council offices, is crying out for attention here, exposing the neglect suffered by remote communities. The building was meant to house all government departments in Siakobvu, which... Read more
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iol.co.za
Faith in Mugabe has all but evaporatedREUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation addr
Faith in Mugabe has all but evaporated
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
REUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation address to the country's Parliament in Harare, on August 25, 2015. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo Harare - Thirty-two-year-old Brighton Mutanga* believes his fate, and that of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition and the Blame SyndromeIf Prophet Makandiwa, the ZRP and Zanu-PF are responsible for the cancellation
Opposition and the Blame Syndrome
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
If Prophet Makandiwa, the ZRP and Zanu-PF are responsible for the cancellation of the holding of the congress, can we also conclude that the Renewal Team wanted to undermine or sabotage the 105th edition of the prime agricultural event, one of the... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Must Answer Questions On SONA, MDC DemandsA legislator from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvang
Mugabe Must Answer Questions On SONA, MDC Demands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A legislator from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly demanded that President Robert Mugabe be called back to parliament to explain his state of the nation address (Sona). Mugabe on Tuesday announced a... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Getting Ready for Economic Takeoff, Says MugabePresident Robert Mugabe delivered an extremely short state of the nation addres
Zimbabwe Getting Ready for Economic Takeoff, Says Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
President Robert Mugabe delivered an extremely short state of the nation address on Tuesday, claiming that struggling Zimbabwe was readying itself for a "major economic take-off". His speech lasted just 25 minutes and was punctuated with jeers and... Read more
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9d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisisMovement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies, jeering as the 91-year-old delivered a policy speech which lasted less than half an hour. He spoke as the UN confirmed earlier estimates that around 1.5 million... Read more
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9d
The New Age
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisisZimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis
The New Age / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his... Read more
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9d
iafrica.com
Mugabe heckled over economyZimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP Zimbabwe's veteran President R
Mugabe heckled over economy
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for... Read more
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9d
New Zimbabwe
Parly: Mugabe jeered over economic crisisPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the
Parly: Mugabe jeered over economic crisis
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies,... Read more
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10d
Guardian Unlimited
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisisZimbabwe’s veteran president Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
Zimbabwe’s veteran president Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition politicians over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change parliamentarians questioned... Read more
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10d
iol.co.za
Mugabe unfazed by hecklersREUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation addr
Mugabe unfazed by hecklers
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
REUTERSZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his State of the Nation address to the country's Parliament in Harare on August 25, 2015. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo Harare - Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by... Read more
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10d
Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisisHARARE: Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opp
Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
HARARE: Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday (Aug 25). Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)... Read more
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10d
Eye Witness News
Mugabe gives his first State of the Nation Address since 2007 The MDC says President Robert Mugabe didn’t address the “monumental challenge
Mugabe gives his first State of the Nation Address since 2007
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
The MDC says President Robert Mugabe didn’t address the “monumental challenges” facing Zimbabwe. FILE: President Robert Mugabe. Picture: GCIS. Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe,State of the Nation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Missing Activist Family Writes Petition to Mugabe, Threatens Massive ProtestsMissing Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzamara's family has reportedly p
Missing Activist Family Writes Petition to Mugabe, Threatens Massive Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Missing Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzamara's family has reportedly petitioned President Robert Mugabe, demanding that the veteran leader make an order for his release. Dzamara, a father of two, was abducted by five men who stormed a... Read more
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10d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe a Responsive, Accountable Leader – LoyalistZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's loyalist, Psychology Maziwisa, has hailed
Mugabe a Responsive, Accountable Leader – Loyalist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's loyalist, Psychology Maziwisa, has hailed the nonagenarian as a "responsive and accountable leader", as the country awaits his state of the nation address (Sona) on Tuesday. Maziwisa, who is Zanu-PF's deputy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Tired, Sickly' Mugabe Has Nothing to Offer ZimbabweansZimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), say
'Tired, Sickly' Mugabe Has Nothing to Offer Zimbabweans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), says Zimbabweans should not expect "anything meaningful" to come out of President Robert Mugabe's state of the nation address (Sona) scheduled for Tuesday. In a statement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mass Exodus Into SAECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zim
Mass Exodus Into SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
ECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zimbabwe has triggered a mass exodus of Zimbabweans into South Africa. In an article titled The deepening crisis in Zimbabwe, Cross has estimated that up to 5 000 people a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Moves to Stop Harare Council SackingsZimbabwe's local government, public works and national housing minister Saviour
Minister Moves to Stop Harare Council Sackings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Zimbabwe's local government, public works and national housing minister Saviour Kasukuwere has moved to stop the Harare City Council from its plan to fire over 3 000 workers, media reports said on Thursday. The City of Harare indicated this week it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MDC MPs 'Praise' Mugabe for 'Peaceful Handover' of SADC ChairZimbabwe's opposition members of Parliament reportedly mocked President Robert
MDC MPs 'Praise' Mugabe for 'Peaceful Handover' of SADC Chair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Zimbabwe's opposition members of Parliament reportedly mocked President Robert Mugabe as they "commended" him for the "peaceful handover" of the SADC chair to Botswana leader, Ian Khama. Mugabe handed over the Southern African Development Community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workers DupedWORKERS might not be the biggest winners in the labour law amendment as earlier
Workers Duped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
WORKERS might not be the biggest winners in the labour law amendment as earlier thought, with Senate -- the upper House of Parliament -- widely tipped to pass the Labour Amendment Bill (LAB) without any of the proposed amendments that would... Read more
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15d
AllAfrica.com
'Back-Dated' Changes to Zim Labour Laws ProblematicAllowing Zimbabwe's parliament to make back-dated changes to labour laws could
'Back-Dated' Changes to Zim Labour Laws Problematic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Allowing Zimbabwe's parliament to make back-dated changes to labour laws could backfire, an opposition leader warned on Wednesday. Welshman Ncube, the head of a breakaway faction of the Movement for Democratic Change, counts as one of few Zimbabwean... Read more
15d
AllAfrica.com
Bill Splits Business, WorkersPASSAGE of the Labour Amendment Bill (LAB) in the lower house of Parliament on
Bill Splits Business, Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
PASSAGE of the Labour Amendment Bill (LAB) in the lower house of Parliament on Tuesday dramatically split business and labour, with captains of industry warning of dire economic consequences from retrospective compensation sought for workers... Read more
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15d
AllAfrica.com
Chickens Come Home to Roost for Ex-MPsParliament has started tracking down the 22 expelled legislators who received $
Chickens Come Home to Roost for Ex-MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Parliament has started tracking down the 22 expelled legislators who received $800 000 as vehicle loans during their short stint in Parliament. The Members of Parliament include 21 MDC-T legislators who were expelled after forming a new political... Read more
15d
New Zimbabwe
More job loses after law change, employersTHE government and opposition this week joined forces to push through legislati
More job loses after law change, employers
New Zimbabwe / Posted 15 days ago
THE government and opposition this week joined forces to push through legislation making it harder for firms to sack workers, pleasing powerful unions but angering employers who said it would hurt an already struggling economy. The rare sign of... Read more
16d
Eye Witness News
Zimbabwe cracks down on sackings, employers cry foul Mugabe's government published a Bill reinstating severance payments and restr
Zimbabwe cracks down on sackings, employers cry foul
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
Mugabe's government published a Bill reinstating severance payments and restrictions on sackings on Friday. FILE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Picture: AFP. Zimbabwean government,Zimbabwe... Read more
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iol.co.za
New SADC chief says two terms enoughDoCPresident Jacob Zuma signs legal protocols during the closing ceremony of th
New SADC chief says two terms enough
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
DoCPresident Jacob Zuma signs legal protocols during the closing ceremony of the 35th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit in Gaborone. Picture: Department of Communications Gaborone - The newly elected chairman of the Southern African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Asks SADC Chair to Put Zimbabwe Crisis Back On AgendaZimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has reportedly moved
Opposition Asks SADC Chair to Put Zimbabwe Crisis Back On Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has reportedly moved to lobby the new Southern African Development Community (SADC) chair to intervene in Zimbabwe's political and economic turmoil. Botswana President Ian Khama took over... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AG Aims Tirade At Charles MargaiThe Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Franklyn Bai Kargbo, has written
AG Aims Tirade At Charles Margai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Franklyn Bai Kargbo, has written to veteran lawyer and politician Charles Francis Margai after the latter wrote two letters asking for clarification as to which mandate the president relied on to extend... Read more
18d
iol.co.za
Mugabe has another dig at SA whitesGaborone - Zimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell spee
Mugabe has another dig at SA whites
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Gaborone - Zimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell speech, as outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to remind Botswana’s President Ian Khama that relations between their two countries- now... Read more
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The New Age
Outgoing SADC chair Mugabe has another dig at SAfrica’s white populationZimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell speech, as outg
Outgoing SADC chair Mugabe has another dig at SAfrica’s white population
The New Age / Posted 18 days ago
Zimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell speech, as outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to remind Botswana’s President Ian Khama that relations between their two countries- now rather... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kasukuwere Setting the PaceThe recent dismissal of two Gweru councillors, Albert Chirau (Ward 11) and Mose
Kasukuwere Setting the Pace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The recent dismissal of two Gweru councillors, Albert Chirau (Ward 11) and Moses Marecha (Ward 5) by Local Government, National Housing and Urban Development Minister Saviour Kasukuwere, is a positive move which must be applauded. It is reported... Read more
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23d
New Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's triumvirate retains firm gripTHE huge golden statue of three liberation soldiers - two men and a woman - for
Zimbabwe's triumvirate retains firm grip
New Zimbabwe / Posted 23 days ago
THE huge golden statue of three liberation soldiers - two men and a woman - form the centrepiece of Heroes' Acre, the monument to Zimbabwe's fallen. Alongside them in the shade of a small tent adorned in the colours of the ruling party sit two men... Read more
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24d
iol.co.za
Just another way Zanu-PF benefits?AFPZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe seen at the 25th AU summit held in Sandto
Just another way Zanu-PF benefits?
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
AFPZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe seen at the 25th AU summit held in Sandton. Picture: Mujahid Safodien There is some suspicion in Zimbabwe that the state approved the controversial Supreme Court workers’ judgment, writes Peter Fabricius. Why... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Labour Movement Faces DecimationHARARE is burning!, screamed a front page headline in a local daily in August 1
Labour Movement Faces Decimation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
HARARE is burning!, screamed a front page headline in a local daily in August 1996 when Zimbabwe experienced a crippling nationwide strike by scores of thousands of civil servants. About 70 000 public sector workers had downed tools in protest... Read more
28d
Mail & Guardian
Greed, corruption lead to poverty among Zim's pensionersThousands of pensioners’ dollars have been lost by Zimbabwe’s National Social S
Greed, corruption lead to poverty among Zim's pensioners
Mail & Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
Thousands of pensioners’ dollars have been lost by Zimbabwe’s National Social Security Authority (NSSA) through corruption, governance failures, poor investment decisions and alleged political interference, an amaBhungane investigation has... Read more
29d
New Zimbabwe
18,000 workers fired as Cabinet dithersAT LEAST 18 000 workers have been sacked by 48 companies since the middle of la
18,000 workers fired as Cabinet dithers
New Zimbabwe / Posted 29 days ago
AT LEAST 18 000 workers have been sacked by 48 companies since the middle of last month after the Supreme Court ruling which made it legal to dismiss employees with just three months’ notice and no other terminal benefits, or retrenchment... Read more
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iol.co.za
18 000 Zimbabwe workers sackedHarare - At least 18 000 workers have been sacked by 48 companies in Zimbabwe s
18 000 Zimbabwe workers sacked
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Harare - At least 18 000 workers have been sacked by 48 companies in Zimbabwe since the middle of last month after the Supreme Court ruling which made it legal to dismiss employees with just three months notice and no other terminal benefits, nor... Read more
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