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Old News: How to Rob Africa

via How to Rob Africa -People Power- Al Jazeera English – YouTube A film by Stanley Kwenda, Clive Patterson and Anas Aremeyaw Anas 25 minutes worth of essential viewing on YouTube The world’s wealthy countries often criticise African nations for corruption –

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Backdated pay rise for civil servants | The Herald

via Backdated pay rise for civil servants | The Herald January 9, 2014 by Felex Share Civil servants will receive salary increments backdated to January this year once Government agrees on a new pay schedule with workers’ representatives, it was revealed yesterday. Public

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Harare to patch up potholes

via Harare to patch up potholes – DailyNews Live by Helen Kadirire  9 JANUARY 2014  Harare City Council (HCC) will in the next four weeks embark on major road maintenance as the rains have caused major damage to the roads. “The rains,

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2014: What the crystal ball says

via OPINION – 2014: What the crystal ball says | The Source January 9, 2014 By Farai Murambiwa The dictates of being an analyst in the investments realm are that one has to gaze into their crystal ball and put their head on

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The black man’s burden – Vince Musewe

via The black man’s burden January 9, 2014 by Vince Musewe NewsDay The problems we face in Africa can never be solved using the same political structures that we have blindly adopted since 1950’s. Reading Martin Meredith’s book — State of Africa,

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Grace Mugabe’s son in trouble

via Grace Mugabe’s son in trouble January 9, 2014 by Blessed Mhlanga for NewsDay Grace Mugabe’s son Russell Goreraza has been dragged to the Labour Court by his mine workers over non-payment of wages three months after he took over the gold-rich

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China seeks agric cooperation with Zim

via China seeks agric cooperation with Zim – DailyNews Live  9 JANUARY 2014 A delegation of Chinese agriculture experts is in the country for a 15-day feasibility study on the future of agriculture cooperation between Beijing and Harare. The team of professionals

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Zimbabwe Vice President: Govt Economic Blueprint Flawed

via Zimbabwe Vice President: Govt Economic Blueprint Flawed by Thomas Chiripasi 09.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe  Acting President Joice Mujuru says the country’s new economic blueprint, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Socio Economic Transformation (ZIMASSET), is flawed. Officiating at the burial of national hero Retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Chirenda

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Zimbabwe says target for platinum refinery unachievable

via Zimbabwe says target for platinum refinery unachievable –  Mineweb.com by Godfrey Marawanyika (Bloomberg) 09 Jan 2014  The state compelled platinum producers to set up a refinery for the metal in the country by 2015, but reckons this goal may be unachievable. Zimbabwe, which

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Desperate ZANU-PF turns to mining

via Desperate ZANU-PF turns to mining | The Financial Gazette by Clemence Manyukwe 8 Jan 2014 THE ruling ZANU-PF party is venturing into the capital intensive mining sector to shore up its precarious cash flows in what is likely to trigger uproar over

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Funding stalls power project | The Herald

via Funding stalls power project | The Herald January 9, 2014 by Golden Sibanda PLANS to expand Hwange (Thermal) Power Station have stalled after the Chinese contractor who won the right to undertake the project, China Machinery Engineering Company, failed to secure funding

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Zimbabwe’s past weighs on the economy

via Zimbabwe’s past weighs on the economy ZimbabweMail By Frank Chokowore Zimbabwe is trying to negotiate relief on its foreign debt. Critics say the diamond industry, despite lifted sanctions, is not playing its part. President Robert Mugabe’s new government is faced with

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A decade of seeding corruption and repression in Zimbabwe

via A decade of seeding corruption and repression in Zimbabwe  JANUARY 9, 2014 By Fungayi Mukosera NehandaRadio To me, 2013 marked a milestone in sealing a decade and extras of nurturing corruption and repression by Zanu PF through their propaganda. Propaganda in our country’s politics

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Mdc-T officials acquitted | The Herald

via Mdc-T officials acquitted | The Herald January 9, 2014 Two MDC-T officials who were accused of systematically destroying Zanu-PF campaign posters before the July 2013 general election were acquitted on Tuesday. Chitungwiza magistrate Mr Kudakwashe Jarabini acquitted Trymore Mhosva (28), the

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MDC-T shadow minister challenges police on ‘harassment’

via MDC-T shadow minister challenges police on ‘harassment’ | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda January 9, 2014 Senator Lilian Timveos, the MDC-T shadow Minister of Home Affairs has deplored the police for arresting citizens unnecessarily before carrying out thorough investigations. Timveos

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