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A Crisis of Governance – Eddie Cross

via A Crisis of Governance: Eddie Cross Feb 16, 2014 By Eddie Cross (MP) Since July 2013 the situation in Zimbabwe has deteriorated sharply on many fronts, economic, political, diplomatic and internal governance. Each represents a special challenge; together they constitute a situation

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Sanctions don’t create potholes, US envoy

via Sanctions don’t create potholes, US envoy NewZimbabwe 13/02/2014 by Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE’S economic and political problems are self-made and a shift in policy could assist in developing a new trajectory for the country, US ambassador to Zimbabwe Bruce Wharton said Thursday. “My fundamental

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Mahumbwe everywhere you look

via Mahumbwe everywhere you look – Nehanda Radio Feb 16, 2014 By Chenai Chipikiri It is now 200 days since the landmark election of 31 July 2013. Nothing material has happened to strengthen the economy and the only two upcoming economic events of

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ZimAsset dead in the water: Analysts

via ZimAsset dead in the water: Analysts – The Zimbabwe Independent February 14, 2014 by Kudzai Kuwaza THE Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset) has been lauded by Zanu PF as the economic blueprint that will unlock the country’s economic gridlock. However,

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MDC-T statement on intra-party violence

via MDC-T statement on intra-party violence – Nehanda Radio Feb 16, 2014 The MDC does not condone any form of violence against anyone. To that end anybody who is found to be on the wrong side of the law and either perpetrating

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Woza in demo over Beam

via Woza in demo over Beam – DailyNews Live by Jeffrey Muvundusi  16 FEBRUARY 2014  More than 100 members of the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) on Friday outrightly condemned government’s failure to fully commit to the funding of the Basic Education

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Bona Mugabe’s wedding to cost Harare ratepayers $1M

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Bona Mugabe’s wedding to cost ratepayers 16 February 2014 Harare City Council may have to fork out over US$ 1 million to resurface roads in preparation for the wedding of President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona on March 1,

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Zim gets $4,1m EU loan

via Zim gets $4,1m EU loan – DailyNews Live  16 FEBRUARY 2014  Zimbabwe on Friday received a $4,1 million loan from the European Union (EU) aimed at reviving the private sector. The bail-out comes at a time the sector — which had

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Govt secures funds for land audit

via Govt secures funds for land audit ZBC Sunday, 16 February 2014 15:06 The Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement has secured more than US$7 million from donors. The funds, which are going to be administered by the UNDP, are expected to fund

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#mugabe pardons prisoners

via President pardons prisoners – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba  16 FEBRUARY 2014  Congestion in Zimbabwe’s prisons is set to ease a bit after President Robert Mugabe acceded to pleas by prison authorities to pardon some prisoners. Mugabe granted the amnesty, and

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Why are Muchechetere, Dube not in jail? – Sunday Mail

via Why Muchechetere, Dube are not in jail Sunday, 16 February 2014 by Makomborero Mutimukulu Sunday Mail What is stopping the police from arresting suspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation chief executive Mr Happison Muchechetere and beleaguered Premier Service Medical Aid Society boss Dr Cuthbert

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Coup plot ex-army captain nears freedom

via Coup plot ex-army captain nears freedom 15/02/2014 NewZimbabwe ALLEGED coup plotter and former army captain, Albert Matapo, is about to taste freedom after almost four years in the slammer. Sources told New Zimbabwe.com that Matapo, who was arrested and tortured along

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Boycott EU / AU meeting – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 15th February 2014

via Boycott EU / AU meeting – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 15th February 2014 February 16, 2014 at 10:18pm The Vigil is writing to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to boycott the EU / AU Summit in Brussels on 2 / 3

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World Radio Day sees Zim lagging behind region

via World Radio Day sees Zim lagging behind region | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Thursday, February 13, 2014 Zimbabwe is lagging behind other regional countries in developing and promoting the use of radio as a medium and government needs

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