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Zim Named Among Pariah Economies As World’s Most Unfree And Expensive

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Zim Named Among Pariah Economies As World’s Most Unfree And Expensive By Simplicius Chirinda January 15, 2014 Zimbabwe’s economy remains in comatose despite dumping the local currency for a multiple foreign currency regime It’s no wonder why Zimbabwe’s economy

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Mugabe back from holiday so soon? Eddie Cross

via Mugabe back from holiday so soon? | The Zimbabwean 15.01.14 by Eddie Cross The fundamental truth is that time is running out for Mugabe and he would be foolish to ignore this reality, writes EDDIE CROSS. Last week I was in the

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Zimbabwe’s central bank loses grip on asset management firms

via Zimbabwe’s central bank loses grip on asset management firms January 15, 2014 By Bernard Mpofu NewsDay THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has lost its grip on asset management firms after the apex bank transferred its erstwhile supervisory role to the recently rebranded

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Chinamasa accuses banks of imposing sanctions

via Chinamasa accuses banks of imposing sanctions | The Source January 15, 2014 Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa has accused local banks of imposing sanctions on the country by reducing  lines of credit  by 95 percent to $40 million from $800 million over

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Zimbabwe economy to grow by 4.2 pct – World Bank

via Zimbabwe economy to grow by 4.2 pct – World Bank | The Source January 15, 2014 Zimbabwe’s economy is likely to grow by around 4.2 percent this year, lower than the government’s projection of 6.2 percent due to a slowdown in

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Economic Intelligence Unit Downgrades Zim’s 2014 Growth Rate

via Economic Intelligence Unit Downgrades Zim’s 2014 Growth Rate by Blessing  Zulu, Jonga Kandemiiri 14.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe The Economic Intelligence Unit says Zimbabwe’s economy will grow by only about 2.6 percent in 2014 instead of optimistic 6.1 percent projected by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s when he

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Reserved sectors not so reserved

via Reserved sectors not so reserved | The Zimbabwean 14.01.14 by Clemence Machadu The country’s indigenisation and economic empowerment laws are being put into action without transparency and with a lot of confusion, says CLEMENCE MACHADU. Using reserved sectors to empower Zimbabweans is

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Implats stock tumbles as Zim mulls platinum exports ban

via Implats stock tumbles as Zim mulls platinum exports ban – DailyNews Live  15 JANUARY 2014 Platinum (Implats)’ share price has dropped 10 percent on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the past week following investor concerns over threatened beneficiation requirements by Zimbabwean

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Mines, Agric ministries not happy with Budget allocations | The Herald

via Mines, Agric ministries not happy with Budget allocations | The Herald January 15, 2014 by Farirai Machivenyika Mines and Mining Development Secretary Professor Francis Gudyanga (centre) flanked by his chief accountant Mr Mateo Mateo (left) and director Geological Survey Mr Mabasa Hawadi

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‘Gold mines face closure’

via ‘Gold mines face closure’ NewsDay January 15, 2014 Gold Producers’ Association chairman Ian Saunders has warned that at least 75% of the country’s gold mines will shut down in the next three months if the government does not re-look mining policies. Speaking

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Government And Zanu PF Officials In Fresh Gold Mining Rush

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Government And Zanu PF Officials In Fresh Gold Mining Rush January 15, 2014 By Criswell Chisango Government officials including service chiefs, Zanu PF members are implicated in a looting spree following a gold rush in Hurungwe. The area at

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Schools defy govt directive

via Schools defy govt directive – NewsDay Zimbabwe January 15, 2014 by Moses Matenga and Veneranda Langa SOME schools have defied a government directive that no pupils should be sent away for non-payment of fees. The development comes in the wake of

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School: 1 million pupils priced out | The Herald

via School: 1 million pupils priced out | The Herald January 15, 2014 by Zvamaida Murwira Nearly a million pupils risk dropping out of school this year owing to financial constraints after the Government and donors cut funding for the Basic Education Assistance

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1 million drop out of school

via 1 million drop out of school – DailyNews Live by Mugove Tafirenyika 15 JANUARY 2014 Almost a million Zimbabwean orphans and disadvantaged children who depend on State assistance to pay school fees may be unable to enrol as the new term opened

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ZCTU predicts wages cuts

via ZCTU predicts wages cuts – Southern Eye by Gamma Mudarikiri 15 January 2014 WITH the country showing little signs of a swift economic recovery in the next six months due to the prevailing harsh economic environment which has forced some firms

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