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Teachers delay possible salary strike until Wednesday

via Teachers delay possible salary strike until Wednesday | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  January 13, 2014 Teachers will hold off on any industrial action against their employer until after Wednesday’s salary negotiations. Schools open countrywide Tuesday and some teachers’ unions

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Crisis looms at schools

via Crisis looms at schools – DailyNews Live by Tendai Kamhungira  13 JANUARY 2014  Schools re-open tomorrow but a crisis is looming with teachers giving government up to Wednesday to review their salaries which they say fall way below the poverty datum

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Zimbabwe Students Go Back to School With Little Groceries

via Zimbabwe Students Go Back to School With Little Groceries by Gibbs Dube 13.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe Thousands of students started going back to boarding school Monday with parents making last minute purchases of uniforms and groceries. Some parents, who spoke to Studio 7, said they

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Secessionist party launched in Bulawayo

via Secessionist party launched in Bulawayo – Southern Eye by Linda Chinobva 13 January 2013 ANOTHER secessionist party was launched in Bulawayo on Saturday, promising to push for seperation of the south-western parts of the country within two years. The Mthwakazi Republic

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Mugabe ‘old goat’ charges thrown out

via Mugabe ‘old goat’ charges thrown out January 13, 2014 NewsDay by Nqobani Ndlovu A BULAWAYO MDC-T provincial executive member was on Friday acquitted of charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe at a burial in November last year. Tsepiso Mpofu, MDC-T Bulawayo

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Zanu-PF official granted bail | The Herald

via Zanu-PF official granted bail | The Herald January 13, 2014 Zanu-PF official, Justin Zvandasara, who was recently jailed for two years over a fraud case involving US$4 million, was last Wednesday granted US$50 bail pending appeal. He was released from prison

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Life sentence for sea piracy [?!]

via Life sentence for sea piracy – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba  13 JANUARY 2014 President Robert Mugabe has invoked the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) to amend the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act which will see life imprisonment for sea piracy.

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Mass trial postponed as police fail to turn up in court

via Mass trial postponed as police fail to turn up in court | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu January 13, 2014 The trial of 28 people arrested along with 12 others on New Year’s Eve following a raid at the Kenedene

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Four Ministry of Justice officials arrested

via Four Ministry of Justice officials arrested | The Zimbabwean by Edgar Gweshe 13.01.14 Four officials with the Ministry of Justice were last week arrested on corruption charges, according to the Minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa made the revelation while addressing journalists after the

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Govt seeks to protect Constitutional Court from abuse | The Herald

via Govt seeks to protect Constitutional Court from abuse | The Herald January 13, 2014 The Zimbabwe Government will soon introduce a raft of measures aimed at dissuading litigants from approaching the Constitutional Court with ulterior motives, a senior official said Monday.

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ConCourt struggles to finalise land cases

via ConCourt struggles to finalise land cases | The Zimbabwean by Edgar Gweshe 13.01.14 The Constitutional Court has made little progress in finalising land cases brought before it since it came into existence in May 2013, Chief Justice, Godfrey Chidyausiku, has said. Chidyausiku

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Another US$5m earmarked for legislators | The Herald

via Another US$5m earmarked for legislators | The Herald January 13, 2014 by Zvamaida Murwira Government has proposed to give us$5 million to legislators under the Constituency Development Fund even though the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is yet to complete

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Chidyausiku Heaps Praise On Magistrates, Bemoans Poor Salaries For Judges

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Chidyausiku Heaps Praise On Magistrates, Bemoans Poor Salaries For Judges 13 January 2014 By Professor Matodzi Zimbabwe’s Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has heaped praise on the country’s judicial officers for working flat out to clear the backlog of cases

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2014 Zim legal year opens

via 2014 Zim legal year opens | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu  January 13, 2014 The 2014 legal year opened Monday with the High Court expected to hear 55 murder cases and two fraud cases during the first term, which ends

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IMF to monitor Zim debt plan for another 6 months

via IMF to monitor Zim debt plan for another 6 months | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  January 13, 2014 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will monitor Zimbabwe’s debt management scheme for another six months at the request of the ZANU

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