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Hwange poaching on the rise

via Hwange poaching on the rise – Southern Eye 1 January 2014 THE poaching of key species of animals within Hwange National Park increased to 329 cases [in 2013] from 315 witnessed in 2012, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) spokesperson

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10 000 extra government jobs raise stink

via 10 000 extra government jobs raise stink January 1, 2014 by Bernard Mpofu NewsDay GOVERNMENT allegedly recruited at least 10 000 workers within six months in defiance of its directive of freezing recruitment to contain the ballooning civil service wage bill, NewsDay

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Air Zim Bosses Crash Into Suspension Over Aviation Insurance Scandal

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Air Zim Bosses Crash Into Suspension Over Aviation Insurance Scandal By Professor Matodzi 1 January 2014 Zimbabwe’s state-run national airline, Air Zimbabwe has suspended six of its top bosses pending dismissal over a 5.2 million euro aviation insurance

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Zapu dismisses Mutasa

via Zapu dismisses Mutasa – Southern Eye by Silas Nkala 1 January 2014 ZAPU secretary-general Strike Mkandla yesterday dismissed Zanu PF secretary for administration and Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa’s pronouncements that Zapu properties confiscated after independence now belonged to Zanu PF

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Gweru mayor defies party directive

via Gweru mayor defies party directive January 1, 2014 by Stephen Chadenga NewsDay GWERU mayor Hamutendi Kombayi, who was recently ordered by his MDC-T party to resign the mayoral seat and revert to being an ordinary councillor, had not tendered his resignation

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‘Zanu PF MP’s husband applied for asylum’

via ‘Zanu PF MP’s husband applied for asylum’ January 1, 2014 NewsDay Former Zimbabwean ambassador to Australia Jacqueline Zwambila, who is seeking political asylum in that country, yesterday made sensational claims that her former deputy, Felix Nyamupinga, had also sought asylum in

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Elizabeth walks out on Tsvangirai | The Herald

via Elizabeth walks out on Tsvangirai | The Herald January 1, 2014 by Takunda Maodza MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s marriage to Ms Elizabeth Macheka has essentially collapsed and the two have been living separately for close to a month now, The Herald

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Ethanol blending cuts fuel import bill by us$20m | The Herald

via Ethanol blending cuts fuel import bill by us$20m | The Herald January 1, 2014 by Tendai Mugabe The first three months of mandatory ethanol blending of petrol saw Zimbabwe’s fuel import bill cut by nearly us$20 million with larger savings now expected

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Find local partners, foreign shops told

via Find local partners, foreign shops told 31/12/2013 by AFP NewZimbabwe ZIMBABWE will from New Year’s Day ban foreigners from owning a majority stake in a host of businesses from bakeries to beauty salons, a cabinet minister said Tuesday. Foreigners will only be

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51:49 rule applies to all – Nhema | The Herald

via 51:49 rule applies to all – Nhema | The Herald January 1, 2014 by Lloyd Gumbo Herald Reporter No foreigner operating in reserved sectors for indigenous Zimbabweans under the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act will be allowed to own more than 49

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Big Companies Set to Collapse as Zimbabwe Economy Falters

via Big Companies Set to Collapse as Zimbabwe Economy Falters by Blessing  Zulu 31.12.2013 VOAZimbabwe Economists, industrialists and labour experts are warning of a troubled 2014 for Zimbabwe as many companies are slipping into liquidation or judicial management, throwing thousands of workers out of

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SECZ investigates window-dressed trades | The Herald

via SECZ investigates window-dressed trades | The Herald January 1, 2014 The Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe has launched investigations into the trading of ABC Holdings,  Fidelity Life and Zimplow Holdings after the counters recorded significant gains during Monday’s trading.In a

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Kereke refused to play ball in Gono probe, says ZACC | The Herald

via Kereke refused to play ball in Gono probe, says ZACC | The Herald January 1, 2014 by Daniel Nemukuyu The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission investigated the allegations raised against former central bank governor Dr Gideon Gono by Dr Munyaradzi Kereke but, says chairperson

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Will 2014 usher in an Egypt-style revolution in Zim? Part 1

via Will 2014 usher in an Egypt-style revolution in Zim? Part 1  By Dr Clifford Chitupa Mashiri, 1st January 2014. Amid reports of Zimbabweans predicting a bleak future due to worsening economic challenges following what others see as rigged July 31 elections

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