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Headline news 18 October, 2014

Factionalism an attempt to dethrone Mugabe: Zhuwao Kasukuwere, Moyo sue Daily News for $40m Jonathan Moyo now looks like an idiot Ziim trade Q3 deficit at $2,6bln Majongwe’s ‘Zanu PF links’ split union Madhuku: Grace risks assassination Hlalo rails against

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Factionalism an attempt to dethrone Mugabe: Zhuwao

via Factionalism an attempt to dethrone Mugabe: Zhuwao – DailyNews Live 17 October 2014 by Jeffrey Muvundusi BULAWAYO – Zanu PF politburo member Patrick Zhuwao says the current ugly internecine fights between two factions in the ruling party ahead of

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Kasukuwere, Moyo sue Daily News for $40m – DailyNews Live

via Kasukuwere, Moyo sue Daily News for $40m – DailyNews Live 17 October 2014 HARARE – Information Minister Jonathan Moyo, and his Environment counterpart, Saviour Kasukuwere, have issued similar summonses against the Daily News for $20 million each for reporting

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Jonathan Moyo now looks like an idiot

via Jonathan Moyo now looks like an idiot – Nehanda Radio Oct 17 2014 Two days after going to town in the state media trying to convince everyone that the First Lady Grace Mugabe had not attacked Vice President Joice

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Ziim trade Q3 deficit at $2,6bln

via Ziim trade Q3 deficit at $2,6bln 16/10/2014 ZIMBABWE’S trade deficit in the first nine months of the year stood at $2.6 billion as the economy continues to rely on imports on the back of weakening productivity. Figures provided by

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Majongwe’s ‘Zanu PF links’ split union

via Majongwe’s ‘Zanu PF links’ split union 16/10/2014 THE Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has split amid allegations that the union’s secretary general has become too cosy with President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu PF party. The splinter union, called

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Madhuku: Grace risks assassination

via Madhuku: Grace risks assassination 16/10/2014 OUTSPOKEN opposition National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader Lovemore Madhuku says President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace risked possible assassination by her Zanu PF backers if she went ahead and tried to succeed her ‘decomposing’ 90-year-old

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Hlalo rails against MPs Bhebhe, Sibanda

via Hlalo rails against MPs Bhebhe, Sibanda – Southern Eye 16 October 2014 MDC-T losing candidate for the Bulawayo province chairmanship, Matson Hlalo has accused the party’s deputy national organising secretary, Abednico Bhebhe of working in cahoots with Bulawayo Central

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Resign instead, say analysts

Resign instead, say analysts | The Herald 17 October 2014 ANALYSTS say the honourable thing for Vice President Joice Mujuru to do is to resign if the allegations of corruption and abuse of office levelled against her by the First

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Tobacco exports gross $449m

Tobacco exports gross $449m | The Herald 17 October 2014 Zimbabwe has so far exported 85,4 million kg of Virginia tobacco worth $448,9 million since the beginning of the year with the bulk of the tobacco destined for Belgium. Most

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Commissions: Parly shortlists candidates

Commissions: Parly shortlists candidates | The Herald 17 October 2014 Parliament has shortlisted candidates to be interviewed for appointment to various independent commissions soon to be set up as required under Zimbabwe’s new constitution. The Parliamentary Committee on Standing Rules

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Zinwa sued

Zinwa sued | The Herald 17 October 2014 Laubscher Services, a Harare bulk water supplier, has filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court against the closure of its business by water authorities. Laubscher Services, trading as LS Waters,

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Death sentence not applicable

Death sentence not applicable | The Herald 17 October 2014 Zimbabwe cannot pass the death sentence under the current Constitution unless Parliament enacts a law providing for it, a legal expert has said. This comes amid growing calls to scrap

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Zanu-PF seeks $8m for Congress

Zanu-PF seeks $8m for Congress | The Herald 17 October 2014 Preparations for the zanu-pf National People’s Congress have started, with the revolutionary party targeting to raise $8 million for the event. The conference is scheduled to run from December

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‘Nothing wrong with ministers’ presence at Amai’s rallies’

‘Nothing wrong with ministers’ presence at Amai’s rallies’ | The Herald 17 October 2014 Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has defended ministers accompanying the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe on her countrywide tour, saying this has

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