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The rise of Grace

via The rise of Grace | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 by Jera When 24-year-old Grace Marufu was pecking away at the keyboard of a Word Perfect machine, she never imagined she would someday oversee the interior décor at State

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Create confusion

via Create confusion | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 The other function of this diversion is to confuse the whole Mugabe succession debate. If Grace is elevated to Women’s League Chair, it sends the message to presidential hopefuls that there

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What economic rebound Mr President?

via What economic rebound Mr President? | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 It is critical that conditions for broad-based inclusive economic development are put in place before the economy can rebound. We are all rather shocked by President Mugabe’s comments

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Chingwizi horrors

via Chingwizi horrors | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 Last year, it was reported that female members of the Chingwizi camp, desperate to feed their families, exchanged food for sexual favours from male police officers who control distribution of supplies.

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Mugabe dynasty

via Mugabe dynasty | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 One theory is that Grace is expected to protect the business interests of the Mugabe family, once her husband retires – eventually. The position in the Women’s League would catapult her

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Zim must respect property rights: Mzembi

via Zim must respect property rights: Mzembi – DailyNews Live 30 July 2014 by John Kachembere HARARE -Tourism minister Walter Mzembi says Zimbabwe must value property rights to ensure that the country attracts more tourists. Zimbabwe’s tourism sector hit an

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Is it ever going to be enough?

via Is it ever going to be enough? – DailyNews Live 30 July 2014 by Cathy Buckle HARARE – When the Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba said that white farmers never used to be charged for electricity usage, I was

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Legislators exempted from tollgate fees

via Legislators exempted from tollgate fees – DailyNews Live 30 July 2014 by Chengetai Zvauya HARARE – Legislators have been exempted from paying tollgate fees. This follows a request tabled by parliamentarians seeking an exemption ostensibly because they would be

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Gumbo in a Bubble

via Gumbo in a Bubble | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 Sadly, the speculations benefit the one person who should, at this point, be answering a number of questions: Where are the jobs promised to us last year in July?

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New chess piece in Zanu (PF) power game

via New chess piece in Zanu (PF) power game | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 The Zanu (PF) Women’s League has taken the amusement park to a new frontier by endorsing Grace Mugabe to run for its presidency. The circus

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Zim fails peer review test

via Zim fails peer review test | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 Zimbabwe is being left behind and ignored by a continent that is now on the move, driven by a new generation of leaders, lawyers, professionals and businesspersons who

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Why not think about it?

via Why not think about it? | The Zimbabwean 30 July 2014 If you read the noble statements in ZANU’s 1972-4 programme, published in these pages last year, you must have asked yourself how we got from there to the

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Labour laws oppress women: Masaiti

via Labour laws oppress women: Masaiti 30 July 2014 by Veneranda Langa MDC-T proportional representation legislator Evelyn Masaiti-Muzungu on Monday called for the harmonisation of labour laws with the new Constitution to ensure discriminative maternity leave laws are removed. Masaiti

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Mohadi in dramatic graft agency U-turn

via Mohadi in dramatic graft agency U-turn 29 July 2014 HOME Affairs Minister Kembo Mohadi on Monday made a dramatic somersault when he told journalists that the government acted within its rights when it renewed contracts for the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption

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MDC-T to meet over constitutional amendments

via MDC-T to meet over constitutional amendments 30 July 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T provincial assemblies will next Wednesday meet at the party headquarters in Harare to debate the proposed constitutional amendments which are aimed at creating

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