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Zimbabwe Fails to Pay Fees for 750,000 Desperate Children

via Zimbabwe Fails to Pay Fees for 750,000 Desperate Children by Gibbs Dube 14.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe Schools opened Tuesday amid revelations that government is unable to pay fees for more than 750,000 school children in need of assistance under the country’s Basic Education Assistance Module

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Tsvangirai’s generation has failed us

via Tsvangirai’s generation has failed us January 14, 2014  by Takura Zhangazha NewsDay Four years ago, at the advent of the inclusive government, I once had an animated conversation with a lawyer and a businessman. Both were avid MDC- T supporters. They

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Mugabe is unpunishable – analyst

via Mugabe is unpunishable – analyst | News24 2014-01-14 The issue of succession remains one of the biggest problems currently facing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party. This comes amid what has been described in the media as “chaos” and “fissures” within

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What happens when Mugabe dies?

via What happens when Mugabe dies?  JANUARY 14, 2014 By Shingi Chimwaza NehandaRadio Whilst I stand to be ridiculed by dare discussing an eventuality, that a lot of hangers-on to the aged Zimbabwean leader, wish would never become a reality, all the same,

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Questions surround truth about Robert Mugabe’s health

via Questions surround truth about Robert Mugabe’s health | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda  January 14, 2014 If you visit social media platforms these days you’ll see a flurry of postings on President Robert Mugabe, with anxious Zimbabweans wanting to know

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My life is in danger – Kereke

via My life is in danger — Kereke – DailyNews Live by Fungi Kwaramba  14 JANUARY 2014 Munyaradzi Kereke, the Bikita West legislator, has sensationally claimed that people claiming to have been sent by Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Reserve Bank

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Gay rights group in High Court victory over seized assets

via Gay rights group in High Court victory over seized assets | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  January 14, 2014 Zimbabwe’s main gay rights group on Tuesday scored a court victory against the police who were ordered to return property seized

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New pay structure for civil servants | The Herald

via New pay structure for civil servants | The Herald January 14, 2014 by Felex Share Government will this year decompress grades of civil servants and start paying them according to experience, seniority and qualifications, Public Service Labour and Social Welfare Minister Nicholas

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‘Govt must hike salaries to diffuse tension’

via ‘Govt must hike salaries to diffuse tension’ – DailyNews Live by Chengetai Zvauya  14 JANUARY 2014 Government is likely to cave in and award civil servants an unbudgeted, staggered, salary increment during the 2014 financial year, a leading labour expert said

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MDC-T to oppose ‘anti-people’ budget

via MDC-T to oppose ‘anti-people’ budget 13/01/2014 NewZimbabwe THE opposition MDC-T party has vowed to oppose the 2014 national budget in Parliament saying Finance Ministry Patrick Chinamasa’s fiscal plan for the year was against the poor. Paurina Mpariwa, the party’s Shadow Minister

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Implats downplays Zim problems

via Implats downplays Zim problems | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Impala Platinum (Implats) has moved to downplay the issues facing its Zimbabwean subsidiaries, despite reports that its recent share price drop was linked to problems

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Power crisis hits Mugabe’s refinery plan

via Power crisis hits Mugabe’s refinery plan 13/01/2014 NewZimbabwe ZIMBABWE’s ambitious plans to enforce local beneficiation of platinum have been dealt a blow by a Chinese company’s failure to raise funds to complete a $2bn upgrade to the Hwange power station. The

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Zimbabwe gold mines face closure

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zimbabwe gold mines face closure 14 January 2014 The punitive royalty charges leveled against mining companies is likely to result in the closure of more than 75 percent of gold minesin the country in the next three months, the

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‘Indigenisation dampens economic prospects’

via ‘Indigenisation dampens economic prospects’ – DailyNews Live by Kudzai Chawafambira  14 JANUARY 2014 Zimbabwe’s indigenisation policy dampens the country’s prospects of attracting the desperately needed foreign direct investment (FDI) and is irreconcilable with employment growth forecasts, says economist John Robertson. This

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Mugabe’s use of Presidential decree a show of ‘bad governance’

via Mugabe’s use of Presidential decree a show of ‘bad governance’ | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 The MDC-T chief whip Innocent Gonese has said Robert Mugabe’s use of a Presidential decree to amend laws, shows

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