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Has indigenisation slipped off the radar?

via Has indigenisation slipped off the radar? | The Herald October 28, 2014 Has indigenisation and economic empowerment slipped quietly off the radar and its narrative changed? It would seem so, if developments (or lack thereof) in the past year

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Zim misses revenue target

via Zim misses revenue target | The Herald October 28, 2014 Zimbabwe missed its revenue target in the quarter to September as most heads underperformed, a latest report on revenue performance by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority shows. Net revenue collections

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Produce quality goods or close, firms told

via Produce quality goods or close, firms told | The Herald October 28, 2014 THE consumer watchdog, Consumer Council of Zimbabwe wants companies failing to produce quality and competitive goods to shut down. CCZ wants companies such as Willowvale Mazda

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State Media Abuse in Zimbabwe: Different Faces, Same Old Tactics

via State Media Abuse in Zimbabwe: Different Faces, Same Old Tactics | newzimbabweconstitution 21 October 2014 by Alex T. Magaisa A poll on the website of The Herald, Zimbabwe’s state daily, asks the following question: “CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS AGAINST VICE PRESIDENT

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Things we have learnt from and about Grace Mugabe

via Things we have learnt from and about Grace Mugabe | newzimbabweconstitution 20 October 2014 by Alex T. Magaisa In the last article we mapped the rise of Grace Mugabe in recent months, from her position as an ordinary member

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Joy at Zimbabwe Passport Office

via Joy at Zimbabwe Passport Office – Zimbo Jam 22 Oct 2014 by Fungai Tichawangana A number of Zimbabweans have expressed shock over the sudden efficiency of the passport office in Harare. Gone are the chaotic scenes of queues that

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Zim can handle Ebola outbreak, says US expert

via Zim can handle Ebola outbreak, says US expert | The Herald October 28, 2014 THE Zimbabwe health care system is better placed to cope with a potential Ebola outbreak given the existence of health care infrastructure, a United States

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Power utility terminates pre-paid meter contracts

via Power utility terminates pre-paid meter contracts | The Herald October 28, 2014 Zesa has terminated the contracts of pre-paid meter suppliers as it prepares to switch to smart meters to curb the circumvention of the billing system by unscrupulous

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Only 7 civil protection employees to service Zimbabwe

via Only 7 civil protection employees to service Zimbabwe October 28, 2014 ZIMBABWE’S poor state of disaster preparedness came under the spotlight last week after it emerged that the Civil Protection Unit (CPU) only had seven employees. Opposition Zapu alternate

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Diminishing Returns of Negative Campaigning in the Succession Race

via Diminishing Returns of Negative Campaigning in the Succession Race | newzimbabweconstitution 27 October 2014 Negative campaigning is familiar technique in political contests. Campaigners focus on the personal traits and the policy negatives of the rival with the object of

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Doctors’ strike cripples public hospitals

via Doctors’ strike cripples public hospitals October 28, 2014 SERVICE delivery at most of the country’s public referral hospitals was seriously affected yesterday after junior doctors downed tools in protest over government’s refusal to urgently review their salaries. Harare Central

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Mujuru allies cry foul

via Mujuru allies cry foul October 28, 2014 VICE-PRESIDENT Joice Mujuru’s sympathisers yesterday said they smelt a rat over the last-minute cancellation of a State function in Mutare where she had been invited as guest speaker. Mujuru had been invited

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I fear, respect First Family — Kaseke

via I fear, respect First Family — Kaseke October 28, 2014 ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief Karikoga Kaseke yesterday said contrary to weekend State media reports where he was portrayed as having attempted to sabotage First Lady Grace Mugabe’s meeting

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Zanu PF turns to school buses to transport supporters

via Zanu PF turns to school buses to transport supporters October 28, 2014 AFTER running down the State-owned public transport company, Zupco, Zanu PF has now turned to use of school buses to transport its supporters to various destinations free

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Govt adopts industry recommendations

via Govt adopts industry recommendations October 28, 2014 GOVERNMENT has adopted some of the recommendations from a report which was submitted to Cabinet by industry on the challenges and recommendations in order to grow the economy, a government official has

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