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MDC-T prepares for early congress

via MDC-T prepares for early congress March 16, 2014 by Patrice Makova Zimbabwe Standard MDC-T has started preparations for an early congress meant to address serious leadership fights rocking the party, officials have confirmed. Jostling has already begun with different factions in

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‘Zimbabwe should seek help from Antwerp’

via ‘Zimbabwe should seek help from Antwerp’ March 16, 2014 by Ndamu Sandu Zimbabwe Standard ZIMBABWE should seek technical assistance from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) for value addition inside the country to obtain maximum value from its diamonds, a local

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Masvingo to sue army over $5m debt

via Masvingo to sue army over $5m debt 15/03/2014 NewZimbabwe AUTHORITIES in Masvingo have raised the red flag after it emerged cumulative debts owed to the cash-strapped local authority by rate payers, among them state institutions, have surged to nearly $21 million

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Minister demands bribe, say Bob

via Minister demands bribe – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba  16 MARCH 2014  President Robert Mugabe yesterday said one of his ministers demanded a $70 000 bribe from a foreign businessman in order to facilitate a meeting with the leader. The 90-year-old

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Mzembi, stop bootlicking

via Mzembi, stop bootlicking – DailyNews Live  16 MARCH 2014 During the inclusive government era, Tourism minister Walter Mzembi was one of the most illustrious Cabinet members, and this was epitomised by the successful hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation

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State finances in shambles

via State finances in shambles – Southern Eye 16 March 2014 Zimbabwe’s recurrent expenditure rose to 96% of revenue collected in January, crowding out critical capital projects, figures obtained from Treasury have shown. Tax revenue at $266,6 million was lower than the

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‘Chinamasa not going anywhere’ – Sunday Mail

via ‘Chinamasa not going anywhere’ Sunday, 16 March Sunday Mail  Professor Jonathan Moyo has castigated sections of the media for peddling speculative stories that Finance and Economic Development Minister Cde Patrick Chinamasa is set to be dismissed from his post, saying such reports smack

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Why Chinamasa must go

via Why Chinamasa must go – DailyNews Live  16 MARCH 2014  Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s lack of depth on economic issues has exposed him as the weakest link in reviving the country’s troubled economy. Notwithstanding his prowess in the legal fraternity, the

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Zimbabwe slides into deflation

via Zimbabwe slides into deflation | The Source  March 14, 2014 Zimbabwe’s annuallised inflation  for February eased to -0.49 percent from 0.41 percent in January, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) said on Friday, confirming that the country was in deflation. Month

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Access to information critical in fighting graft

via Access to information critical in fighting graft March 15, 2014 by Obey Manayiti NewsDay COMMUNITIES can only play a significant role in exposing corruption if they are well informed and have unhindered access to information, Mutare-based media lawyer David Tandire has

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Mineral leakages cost Zim billions of dollars

via Mineral leakages cost Zim billions of dollars – The Zimbabwe Independent March 14, 2014 by Taurai Mangudhla ZIMBABWE appears to be a long way from plugging mineral leakages that have cost the economy billions in potential revenue as it emerged the Reserve

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Asset in Wonderland – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 15th March 2014

via Asset in Wonderland – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 15th March 2014 posted March 16, 2014 As Zimbabwe sinks back to the stone age those of us driven into exile can only shake our heads in resignation at the relentless idiocy of our rulers.

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