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Consumers owe Zesa $818 million

via Consumers owe Zesa $818 million – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere National power utility Zesa Holdings (Zesa) says it is owed $818 million by consumers — including government, domestic and commercial users. It said the unpaid bills were hampering its operations

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Zanu PF has failed: Zapu

via Zanu PF has failed: Zapu – DailyNews Live by Jeffrey Muvundusi  9 FEBRUARY 2014 The Dumiso Dabengwa- led Zapu says Zanu PF should admit failure in their governing strategies which has seen the country sliding back to the 2008 era where

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Nieeb to indigenise banks

via Nieeb to indigenise banks – DailyNews Live by Kudzai Chawafambira  9 FEBRUARY 2014  The National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Board (Nieeb) — a government body created to implement the indigenisation programme — says it is pursuing the indigenisation of foreign-owned banks

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Maize meal 12% price hike looms

via Maize meal 12% price hike looms – Southern Eye 9 February 2014 ZIMBABWE’S millers have predicted a 12% hike in the price of maize meal after the government arbitrarily re-instated the Grain Marketing Board’s (GMB) monopoly on grain procurement and banned

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Zimasco retrenches amid uncertainty

via Zimasco retrenches amid uncertainty – Southern Eye 9 February 2014 by Blessed Mhlanga THE future of over three thousand strong workforce at Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco) is uncertain after the company announced it will be shedding over half

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Psychomotor ministry not assigned duties

via Psychomotor ministry not assigned duties – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba 9 FEBRUARY 2014 President Robert Mugabe has assigned functions to all his ministers except the ministry of State for Liaising on Psychomotor Activities in Education and Vocational Training, the latest government

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Chombo what are you up to?

via Chombo what are you up to? – DailyNews Live by Bridget Mananavire  9 FEBRUARY 2014 Against a backdrop of resistance from residents, councillors, fellow politicians and the nation at large, Local Government minister Ignatious Chombo remains adamant that Harare town clerk

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US upholds #mugabe ban from Obama meet

via US upholds Mugabe ban from Obama meet 08/02/2014 NewZimbabwe THE US government has said it was under no pressure to reconsider its decision to omit President Robert Mugabe from the landmark US-Africa summit in August. The gathering will seek to widen

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Chihuri Humiliated

via CHIHURI HUMILIATED – Southern Eye 9 February 2014 by Richard Muponde POLICE Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri was left with egg on his face on Friday after the Bulawayo High Court ordered him to comply with a directive to pay a former

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#mugabe must lead corruption fight

via Mugabe must lead corruption fight – The Standard February 9, 2014 Zimbabweans were told last week that President Robert Mugabe had been “angered” by the extent of the corruption and plunder of public funds through ridiculously high pay cheques and hefty

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“We must all resign”: Charamba

via We must all resign, Charamba NewZimbabwe 08/02/2014 Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba, has offered to resign and called on cabinet ministers who presided over entities fingered in the Salary-gate scandal to be honourable and do the same. This comes as Information Minister Jonathan

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#mugabe reacts to salaries scandal

via Mugabe reacts to salaries scandal | Nehanda Radio Feb 09, 2014 President Robert Mugabe has given his reaction to the damaging “SalaryGate Scandal” that saw executives running State-owned enterprises and local authorities including his own spokesman George Charamba, pocket obscene salaries,

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Muchechetere in fresh cash scandal

via Muchechetere in fresh cash scandal – DailyNews Live by Bridget Mananavire  9 FEBRUARY 2014  Suspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) chief executive officer, Happison Muchechetere, who stands accused of plundering the bankrupt broadcaster through obscene salaries and allowances, reportedly paid himself $90

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Minister Kanengoni-Malinga questions Hifa – Sunday Mail

via Minister Kanengoni-Malinga questions Hifa 09 February 2014 by Jeffrey Murimbechi Sunday Mail Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) has come under heavy criticism from the Deputy Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Tabeth Kanengoni-Malinga, who alleges that the event appears to

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Financing Mugabe’s Looters – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 8th February 2014

via Financing Mugabe’s Looters – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 8th February 2014 The Vigil is advising the British government not to agree to Mugabe’s request to pay for the education of 750,000 Zimbabwean primary school children. The British government last month said

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