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ZBC licence boycott is justified

via ZBC licence boycott is justified – NewsDay Zimbabwe December 12, 2013 Calls for a boycott of radio and television licence payments as a protest against open plunder of public funds at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) through payment of huge salaries

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Teachers’ incentives to go

via Teachers’ incentives to go | The Zimbabwean 11.12.13 by Tamuka Maregere Incentives to encourage teachers to stay in urban schools are to be scrapped. Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, the minister of state for Masvingo province and Mwenezi East National Assembly member, last week said

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ZANU-PF amends poll law

via ZANU-PF amends poll law | The Financial Gazette  12 Dec 2013 LESS than six months after its victory in the July 31 polls, the ZANU-PF government has come up with an amendment to the Electoral Act.With ZANU-PF firmly in control after

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Questions surround dissolution of Zim mining boards

via Questions surround dissolution of Zim mining boards | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 12, 2013 Questions are being asked about the dissolution this week of Zimbabwe’s main state run mining boards, a move that has coincided with an international

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Economics 101: Chinamasa ’s first acid test

via Economics 101: Chinamasa ’s first acid test December 12, 2013  NewsDay by Victoria Mtomba and Bernard Mpofu FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa will next Thursday face his first acid test since his appointment on September 10. Chinamasa will present

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ZSE weakens further as market waits for direction from budget

via ZSE weakens further as market waits for direction from budget | The Source  December 12, 2013   Negativity persisted on the equities on Thursday, with the  benchmark index falling by 0.87 points to 208.29 points, as the market awaits for direction

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ZESA technically insolvent

via ZESA technically insolvent | The Financial Gazette by Phillimon Mhlanga 12 Dec 2013 POWER utility, ZESA Holdings, the custodian of government equity in the power sector, is technically insolvent and has a negative working capital, creating uncertainty in its ability to continue

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GMB failing the nation

via GMB failing the nation | The Financial Gazette by Maggie Mzumara 12 Dec 2013 THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) is not what it should be with silos not storing enough grain for the nation.Neither is it performing as many would expect it

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Deforestation now a serious threat

via ‘Deforestation now a serious threat’ | The Financial Gazette by Nelson Chenga 12 Dec 2013 EVERY year Zimbabwe is losing tree cover equivalent to three times the size of Harare, the Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe (FCZ) has revealed. While the majority

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ZINWA cuts Darwendale water over police and army debt

via ZINWA cuts Darwendale water over police and army debt | SW Radio Africa 12 December 2013 by Alex Bell ZINWA has cut off water supplies to Darwendale The national water authority, ZINWA continues to face anger from Zimbabweans this week, after residents

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Going to waste | The Herald

via Going to waste . . . | The Herald December 12, 2013 by Fortious Nhambura The place is deserted. There is no movement in the complex save for a security guard manning the entrance. There is no smoke from the chimneys, no

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Chitungwiza residents call for arrest of officials in illegal land deals

via Chitungwiza residents call for arrest of officials in illegal land deals | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda  December 12, 2013  The residents of Chitungwiza are calling for investigations and the arrests of all councillors, mayors and former local government officials

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Property sector to remain stagnant | The Herald

via Property sector to remain stagnant | The Herald December 12, 2013 by Rumbidzai Zinyuke THE country’s property sector is not likely to experience significant growth in 2014 as default rates and the amount of voids continue to rise unabated. Default rates have

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14 000 houses face demolition in Chitungwiza | The Herald

via 14 000 houses face demolition in Chitungwiza | The Herald December 12, 2013 by Daniel Nemukuyu More than 14 000 residential stands allocated to home seekers in Chitungwiza and Manyame Rural District Council are illegal and the structures built on them should

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Watchdog uses internet to monitor MPs

via Watchdog uses internet to monitor MPs | The Zimbabwean 11.12.13 Parliamentarians will come under closer scrutiny following the setting up of KuvakaZim, a watchdog that uses internet-based interaction to make legislators and parliament accountable to voters. Members of parliament have long

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