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Hefty salaries for Zimbabwe army chefs

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Hefty salaries for Zimbabwe army chefs by Staff reporter 13 February 2014 Army generals are reportedly earning as much as $10,000 per month in basic salaries, in addition to a range of other eye-watering perks. Rank and file soldiers

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Zimbabwe Unable to Pay New Civil Servant Salaries

via Zimbabwe Unable to Pay New Civil Servant Salaries VOAZimbabwe 13 February 2013 Civil servants were given confidence to pursue their salary demands by President Robert Mugabe who pledged to increase their pay cheques during campaign rallies ahead of last year’s elections.

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No money for $78 civil service pay hike

via No money for $78 civil service pay hike 12/02/2014 by Staff Reporter NewZimbabwe THE cash-strapped government last month arm-twisted civil servants into agreeing a minimum pay hike of $78 but the State workers have now learnt that there is no money to

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Zimbabwe’s economy: Sliding backwards again

via Zimbabwe’s economy: Sliding backwards again | The Economist Feb 15th 2014 THE potholes on Melbourne Road in Southerton, an industrial district of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, are bone-jarring. A van outside the J. Lyons factory, a surviving outpost of a once-grand British

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Why China is rolling the dice in Zimbabwe

via Why China is rolling the dice in Zimbabwe – Nehanda Radio Feb 13, 2014 by Sophie Song Turned away by western governments and international institutions, the government of Zimbabwe is looking to China to help fund its $27 billion plan to rebuild

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Exposés bad for Zanu: Gumbo

via Exposés bad for Zanu: Gumbo | The Zimbabwean 12.02.14 The exposure of widespread corruption should be “properly managed” or it could ruin the party, Zanu (PF) spokesman Rugare Gumbo has said as internal discord over the issue reaches boiling point. Gumbo

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Corruption exposé: Mujuru’s image soiled?

via Corruption exposé: Mujuru’s image soiled? | The Zimbabwean by Nelson Sibanda 12.02.14 Recent statements by Vice President Joice Mujuru in defence of corrupt management at public institutions has soiled her integrity say experts. Mujuru, who is in line to succeed President Robert

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Government urged to arrest parastatal looters as Air Zim boss is arrested

via Government urged to arrest parastatal looters as Air Zim boss is arrested | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Thursday, February 13, 2014 The government should not just sacrifice a few individuals but must arrest all the individuals who have

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MDC-T Says Chombo Should Resign Over Council Graft

via MDC-T Says Chombo Should Resign Over Council Graft by Thomas Chiripasi 12.02.2014 VOAZimbabwe The MDC formation of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday called on Local government Minister Ignatius Chombo to resign saying he has failed to deal with corruption in several municipalities

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‘Parastatals boards appointed on cronysim,’ says Msipa

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | ‘Parastatals boards appointed on cronysim,’ says Msipa 13 February 2014 FORMER Midlands Governor, Dr Cephas Msipa, says cronyism, incompetence and greed are to blame for the rot that has permeated most State enterprises and parastatals. Dr Msipa, who

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Salarygate,Corruption​: Zim Civil Society Groups Demand Concrete Govt Action

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Salarygate,Corruption​: Zim Civil Society Groups Demand Concrete Govt Action By Amos Maseko February 13, 2014 Zimbabwe’s civic groups have demanded a more robust response to the massive looting of public entities by their top managers and influential politicians as President Robert Mugabe’s

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Women marchers assaulted outside parliament

via Women marchers assaulted outside parliament | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Thursday, February 13, 2014 Police assaulted several members of the Women in Zimbabwe Arise pressure group as they left parliament after submitting a petition. Police, clad in anti-riot

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Zimbabwe: Corruption Valentine Protest on Friday – WOZA

via Zimbabwe: Corruption Valentine Protest on Friday – WOZA | ZimEye By Letters to the Editor February 13, 2014 As the debate over corruption swelled on Wednesday, the Women Of Zimbabwe Arise organised announced they will be holding their annual Valentine Day protest against moral

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Looting spree at Rural Electrification Agency

via Looting spree at REA | The Financial Gazette – Zimbabwe News by Clemence Manyukwe 13 Feb 2014 THE board and management of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is embroiled in a US$4 million scandal whereby they extended to themselves and other connected

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#mugabe under spot light

via Mugabe under spot light | The Financial Gazette – Zimbabwe News 13 Feb 2014 ALL eyes are on President Robert Mugabe as his leadership faces a stern test in the wake of an expose` on corruption in State-owned entities that requires

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