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Headline news 22 July, 2014

‘Mnangagwa is second to Mugabe’ Stray lions wreak havoc in Beitbridge CCZ probes dodgy Chinese companies AU Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection ‘Kariba South Power Station fees to balloon’ Footballers squeal as taxman strikes Baba Jukwa ‘funder’ implicates

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Stray lions wreak havoc in Beitbridge

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Stray lions wreak havoc in Beitbridge 21 July 2014 by Mashudu Netsianda A PRIDE of lions suspected to have strayed from South Africa’s Kruger National Park is terrorising Tshikwalakwala villagers where the big cats have already

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AU Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection

via The African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection | The Zimbabwean 21 July 2014 The African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection (the “Convention”), 21 July 2014 The Convention was adopted during the 23rd Ordinary

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‘Kariba South Power Station fees to balloon’

via ‘Kariba South Power Station fees to balloon’ – DailyNews Live 21 July 2014 by Kudzai Chawafambira HARARE – ZESA Holdings (Zesa) says the total cost of completing the expansion of the Kariba South Power Station will balloon to around

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Multi-million dollar gold, diamond haul reveals rampant leakages

via Multi-million dollar gold, diamond haul reveals rampant leakages 21 July 2014 HARARE – The government has revealed a huge gold and diamond haul worth several millions of dollars, seized from over 2 500 people, signalling on-going illicit mining and

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Wharton quashes speculative media reports on US government

via Wharton quashes speculative media reports on US government 21 July 2014 US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, yesterday quashed speculative media reports that his government had further tightened its screws against the Zanu PF government and planned to intercept

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New typhoid scare fever hits Harare

via New typhoid scare fever hits Harare – NewsDay Zimbabwe 21 July 2014 by Feluna Nleya A TYPHOID fever scare has hit parts of Harare where 18 new suspected cases were recorded over the past week. According to the latest

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Nation cares about next meal more than private lives

via Nation cares about next meal more than private lives – NewsDay Zimbabwe 21 July 2014 President Robert Mugabe is generally said to be an astute politician. Ever since he took over the stewardship of Zanu PF, the world has

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Comparing communal areas & new resettlements in Zim

via Comparing communal areas and new resettlements in Zimbabwe III: land and agriculture | The Zimbabwean 21 July 2014 by Ian Scoones Last week we saw that there are definitely ‘new people’ (with a different demographic, educational and gender profile)

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10 firms take Zimra to court

via 10 firms take Zimra to court | The Herald 21 July 2014 by Fidelis Munyoro More than 10 corporates have taken the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority to court over punitive garnishee orders issued on their accounts for outstanding taxes running

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Govt issues over 2 000 A1 settlement permits

via Govt issues over 2 000 A1 settlement permits | The Herald 21 July 2014 Government has issued more than 2 000 of the recently launched permanent settlement permits to A1 farmers countrywide as it seeks to bring sanity on

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US$43m needed for Tokwe-Mukosi Dam

via US$43m needed for Tokwe-Mukosi Dam | The Herald 21 July 2014 by George Maponga AN estimated US$43 million is required to complete construction of the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam and Government is confident the project will be completed before the onset

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Parly committee shortlists independent commissioners

via Parly committee shortlists independent commissioners | The Herald 21 July  2014 by Zvamaida Murwira The Parliamentary Committee on Standing Rules and Orders has short- listed candidates to be appointed as commissioners of independent commissions, while parent ministries for some

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‘Land titles good for investment, economy’

via ‘Land titles good for investment, economy’ | The Herald 21 July 2014 Land titles to the beneficiaries of the land redistribution programme will encourage investment and enhance economic activity in the country, a Nobel Prize winning economist has said.

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Old Mutual to set up infrastructure fund

via Old Mutual to set up infrastructure fund | The Herald 21 July 2014 by Conrad Mwanawashe OLD Mutual is setting up infrastructure and agriculture funds to support fiscal activity as the group sees economic rebound in the country, an

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