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Govt to bring back Zim dollar – Tendai Biti

via Govt to bring back Zim dollar — Biti – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere and Roadwin Chirara  18 DECEMBER 2013  Former Finance minister Tendai Biti said yesterday the Zanu PF government would be forced to reintroduce the shelved Zimbabwe dollar next

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Mugabe economically illiterate: Mandaza

via Mugabe economically illiterate: Mandaza 17/12/2013 NewZimbabwe Don’t tell me there is no cash … Mugabe last week ordered his treasury chief to find money.  Zimbabwe needs new leadership … Ibbo Mandaza THE government’s new economic blueprint is a fanciful political programme

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‘Only new leadership, not Zim Asset can save the country’

via ‘Only new leadership, not Zim Asset can save the country’ December 18, 2013 by Everson Mushava NewsDay ZIMBABWE requires leadership renewal and not Zanu PF’s, Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset), if it is to come out of its

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Zim Asset fatally flawed: Kanyenze

via Zim Asset fatally flawed: Kanyenze | The Zimbabwean by Farai Mabeza 17.12.13 Zimbabwe is going backwards, and government must implement serious economic reform, says a respected economist. “What is happening in Zimbabwe is deindustrialisation. We are going backwards,” said Godfrey Kanyenze, the

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ZimAsset: An agenda but hardly a strategy

via ZimAsset: An agenda but hardly a strategy December 18, 2013 NewsDay “Long term projects are difficult to implement especially by a (political) party with no foresight and steeped in grandstanding and short-termism like Zanu-PF”, explained Elton Mangoma, the ex-Minister of Energy

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No Rescue Miracles Expected From Chinamasa

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – In the Deep End: No Rescue Miracles Expected From Chinamasa December 18, 2013 By Prince Tongogara  Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has the unenviable task of delivering his first post July 31 general elections national budget on Thursday amid growing

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Unease strikes ‘foreign’ business owners over indigensation deadline

via Unease strikes ‘foreign’ business owners over indigensation deadline | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 18, 2013  The business community in Zimbabwe has been left uneasy and confused, with less than two weeks to go until the deadline to comply

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Renaming Victoria Falls won’t put food on the table

via Renaming Vic Falls won’t put food on the table – Southern Eye 18 December 2013 ONE of the outstanding resolutions passed at the much hyped Zanu PF 14th national people’s conference was to rename Victoria Falls and schools with colonial names

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Zim must sign UN Convention on Torture: EU

via Zim must sign UN Convention on Torture: EU – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba  18 DECEMBER 2013  The European Union (EU) has called on Zimbabwe to sign the UN Convention on Torture. Aldo Dell’Ariccia, the EU ambassador, was speaking at the

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Chinese mall opens despite warnings from environmentalists

via Chinese mall opens despite warnings from environmentalists | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu December 18, 2013 A controversial Chinese shopping mall, built on a gazetted wetland on the outskirts of Harare, was officially opened last Saturday amid continuing concerns from residents

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Succession race: Young Turks shut out

via Succession race: Young Turks shut out – The Standard December 15, 2013 by Caiphas Chimhete ZANU PF’S old guard is using the issue of seniority and hierarchy to block ambitious Young Turks from entertaining any hopes of succeeding President Robert Mugabe,

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Where’s our hope? Young people ask for answers

via Where’s our hope? Young people ask for answers | The Zimbabwean by Pamenus Tuso 17.12.13 Most unemployed young people in Zimbabwe have given up hope of getting a job in 2014. Pamenus Tuso talked to youths on the streets of Bulawayo. “I have just

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Youth fund: where has the money gone?

via Youth fund: where has the money gone? | The Zimbabwean by Sofia Mapuranga 17.12.13 The distribution pattern of the youth empowerment fund has been described as proof there are a lot of underhand dealings in the administration of the money. Several youths

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View from the Left

via View from the Left | The Zimbabwean 18.12.13 The recent death of Nelson Mandela has brought with it some obvious comparisons. Why, for instance, is South Africa working and Zimbabwe is not? Mandela, despite a personality cult which tells us the

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‘Corruption on the increase in Zim’

via ‘Corruption on the increase in Zim’ – DailyNews Live by Ndakaziva Majaka 18 DECEMBER 2013  Whether you are a number one retailer or a humble street vendor, paying public officials a bribe may be the quickest way to get things done in

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