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Diamond Special with SW Radio Africa’s Alex Bell and guest Farai Maguwu

via Diamond Special with SW Radio Africa’s Alex Bell and guest Farai Maguwu | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 19, 2013 Farai Maguwu talks to Alex Bell in a special programme that focuses on Zimbabwe and the diamond trade Alex

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Govt blasts Biti’s utterances | The Herald

via Govt blasts Biti’s utterances | The Herald December 19, 2013 by Happiness Zengeni INFORMATION, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has said utterances by MDC-T secretary-general Mr Tendai Biti on the state of the economy were irresponsible and could only

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“early” Reactions to the 2014 budget

via Reactions to the 2104 budget | The Source  December 19, 2013  Tendai Biti – Former finance minister and MDC-T secretary-general The projected GDP growth rate for 2014 is unrealistic. The underlying projections that the economy will grow are false and fictitious.

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2014 Zimbabwe National Budget full PDF document

via 2014 Zimbabwe National Budget full document December 19, 2013 Zimbabwe’s Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday presented the country’s 2014 national budget under the theme “Towards an empowered society and a growing economy”. PDF versions online via NewsDay and SWRadio  

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Zimbabwe 2014 budget highlights

via Zimbabwe 2014 budget highlights | The Source December 19, 2013  Chinamasa presents $4.4 billion national budget. Economy to grow by 6.1 % in 2014. Exports seen reaching $5 billion in 2014, from $4.43 bln this year. Imports ballooning to $8.3 billion

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2014 National Budget | The Herald blog

via 2014 National Budget | The Herald December 19, 2013 1701:  Minister Chinamasa has just ended his budget presentation. 1657: Government will progressively improve welfare of public service through provision of non-monetary incentives. 1656: Government is working towards minimum public servants remuneration

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Chinamasa faces daunting task | The Herald

via Chinamasa faces daunting task | The Herald December 19, 2013  by Happiness Zengeni FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa will today present the 2014 National Budget, which is expected to be “short on the money and long on policy”. The Budget

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ZimAsset situational analysis: fact or fallacy?

via ZimAsset situational analysis: fact or fallacy? December 19, 2013 NewsDay Can Zanu PF walk the talk on ZimAsset? LAST week Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo told delegates attending the party’s annual conference that corruption had become endemic within and

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Uneasy lies the head that stole the crown – Vince Musewe

via Uneasy lies the head that stole the crown December 19, 2013 NewsDay by Vince Musewe Any genuine effort to revive the Zimbabwean economy in an inclusive and participative manner must put the people first. I have never seen a bunch of sorry

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Unpaid municipal workers fingered in corruption probe

via Unpaid municipal workers fingered in corruption probe | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Thursday, December 19, 2013  Workers at the Chitungwiza municipality are engaging in corrupt practices to make up for their unpaid salaries, according to a report quoting

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Zim banks undercapitalised

via Zim banks undercapitalised December 19, 2013 by Victoria Mtomba NewsDay ZIMBABWE’S financial services sector remains under-capitalised and hamstrung by tight liquidity, former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. The challenges make banks vulnerable to economic shocks, Biti told journalists during his

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Angry bank clients cause more damage in Bulawayo

via Angry bank clients cause more damage in Bulawayo | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 19, 2013 Riot police were on Thursday called out to control a crowd of angry bank clients in Bulawayo, with people still unable to access

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Chinese firm plans $2bn Zim investment

via Chinese firm plans $2bn Zim investment – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere  19 DECEMBER 2013   China Africa Sunlight Energy (Caseco) — a joint venture between Chinese Shandong Taishan Sunlight Investment Company and Zimbabwe’s Oldstone Investments — plans a $2 billion

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Mzembi, war vets on warpath over Victoria Falls

via Mzembi, war vets on warpath over Vic Falls – Southern Eye by Richard Muponde 19 December 2013 TOURISM and Hospitality Industry minister Walter Mzembi has set himself on a collision course with his Zanu PF colleagues and war veterans by declaring

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Heavy rains expected in the next 3 days

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Heavy rains expected in the next 3 days 19 December 2013 ZIMBABWE should brace for heavy rains in excess of 80 millimetres in the next three days, the Meteorological Services Department, has said. “More heavy rain is expected

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