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MDC-T youths to stage nationwide demos

via MDC-T youths to stage nationwide demos 16/04/2014 by Moses Chibaya NewZimbabwe MDC-T youths are set to stage nationwide demonstrations to demand jobs as the country’s economic problems worsen. Companies continue to either downsize or shut down due to operational challenges, throwing thousands

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34 years on: Heavy hearts and empty stomachs

via 34 years on: Heavy hearts and empty stomachs | The Zimbabwean 14.04.14 by Sofia Mapuranga An evil remains an evil whether practiced by white against black or by black against white, said President Robert Mugabe in his speech on the eve of

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Zimbabwe @ 34: We have messed up big time

via Zim @ 34: We have messed up big time 16/04/2014 by Obert Gutu NewZimbabwe THOUSANDS of gallant sons and daughters of the soil paid the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that Zimbabwe gained independence from racist colonial rule on April 18, 1980. It

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Zimbabwe at 34: War collaborators challenge welfare provision

via Zim at 34: War collaborators challenge welfare provision | The Zimbabwean 15.04.14 by Edgar Gweshe As Zimbabwe marks 34 years of independence, liberation war collaborators have made calls for the government to involve them in national programmes so that they can benefit

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Independence – What Independence?

via Independence — What Independence? April 16, 2014 by Jera for NewsDay This week, Zimbabwe celebrates 34 years of freedom. Many Zimbabweans will be asking themselves if indeed they enjoy the liberties for which they fought. It is easy to deceive the world,

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Zimbabwe dollar a ‘stupid idea’, Biti

via Zim dollar a ‘stupid idea’, Biti | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Former finance minister Tendai Biti, has warned against the re-introduction of the local currency saying doing so would be the ‘stupidest’ thing for

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Zimbabweans scared of whites: Charumbira

via Zimbabweans scared of whites: Charumbira 16/04/2014 NewZimbabwe ZIMBABWEANS did not vandalise national highway property including fences which ensure animals do not stray onto the roads because they were petrified of white commercial farmers, Chief Fortune Charumbira claimed Wednesday. Speaking at a

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Tribalism is real in #Zimbabwe

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Tribalism is real in Zimbabwe by Mbonisi Gumbo 16 April 2014 As we approach Zimbabwe’s 34th independence on the 18th of April 2014, many things needs to be looked at and today I want to focus on tribalism. Tribalism

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Air Zimbabwe flies near empty

via AirZim flies near empty – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 16, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) is struggling to break even on its Harare-Johannesburg-Harare route amid disclosures that one flight on March 29 had less than 30 passengers aboard. The airline was

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Mukanya slams corruption | The Herald

via Mukanya slams corruption | The Herald April 16, 2014 by Jonathan Mbiriyamveka Dr Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has slammed those implicated in corrupt activities by virtue of their positions of influence saying they were stealing from the poor. In his statement to mark

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Zimbabwe Stocks Slide to 15-Month Low on Consumer Spending Slump

via Zimbabwe Stocks Slide to 15-Month Low on Consumer Spending Slump – Businessweek By Brian Latham April 16, 2014 Zimbabwe stocks, Africa’s worst performers in 2014, fell for a sixth day to the lowest since January 2013 as a slump in consumer

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Zimbabwe – A history of passing the buck

via Zimbabwe @ 34: A history of passing the buck April 16, 2014 By NqabaM of Africaontheblog.com I have been following the Oscar Pistorius trial intermittently and I have been awed and shocked by state prosecutor, Gerrie Nel’s cross examination. From the

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Australia maintains sanctions on First Family | The Herald

via Australia maintains sanctions on First Family | The Herald April 16, 2014 Australia is maintaining sanctions against President Mugabe, the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and five service chiefs, the latest amended list from Canberra reveals. One entity, the Zimbabwe Defence

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Bill Watch 18/2014 of 16th April [Special Economic Zones]

BILL WATCH 18/2014 [16th April 2014] Special Economic Zones Advertisements have recently appeared in the press announcing a workshop which the Government will be holding on the re-establishment of Special Economic Zones [SEZs] in Zimbabwe.  These zones, according to the advertisement,

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#mugabe no longer fit to officiate

via Independence Celebration 2014 – President Mugabe no longer fit to officiate April 16, 2014  by Zunde As we celebrate this year’s independence we remember the struggle for independence itself and the many that did not make it. We are compelled to

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