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Searching Hard for Mugabe’s Conscience

via Searching Hard for Mugabe’s Conscience – The Daily Beast 19 January 2014 He is best known for his brutal suppression of opponents and hardline rule over Zimbabwe. Now a new off-Broadway play seeks to humanize Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Most people

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Zimbabweans in tribal shocker over Mugabe health

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zimbabweans in tribal shocker over Mugabe health 19 January 2014 As rumours on President Robert Mugabe’s health or death or imminent death spread around world press and social networksunalleviated by government, Zimbabweans are beginning to grow despondency and clashes in

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Mugabe’s death not regretted before Gukurahundi apology

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Mugabe’s death not regretted before Gukurahundi apology by Ryton Dzimiri 19 January 2014 I noted that the editor of this paper complained about people celebrating the suspected death of our President Mr Robert Mugabe. In Heaven and on Earth, it

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The case for the reburial of Gukurahundi Genocide victims

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | The case for the reburial of Gukurahundi Genocide victims by Bantubenkosi Sithole 19 January 2014 It is cause for much regret that most contributions to the Zimbabwean political debate are taken not in good humour but in ill will

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The Zimbabwe we want (pt2): How fear has arrested our potential

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | How fear has arrested Zimbabwe’s potential by Vince Musewe & Elton Mangoma 19 January 2014 In this paper we want to look at how Zimbabweans have for the last 34 years operated under an environment of fear and how

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Simba Makoni raps Zanu PF for school dropouts

via Makoni raps Zanu PF for school dropouts – DailyNews Live by Mugove Tafirenyika  19 JANUARY 2014 Opposition leader Simba Makoni has accused the Zanu PF government of consciously killing the future of Zimbabwean youths by withholding funds for Basic Education Assistance Module

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NSSA blitz on companies

via NSSA blitz on companies – Southern Eye 19 January 2014 THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has launched a blitz on companies over non-remittance of pensions and other benefits. In a statement NSSA, said with effect from February 1 to March

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NewsDay Editorial: Ignore wokers [sic] at nation’s peril

via NewsDay Editorial: Ignore workers at nation’s peril [sic] January 19, 2014 The way the issue of civil servants’ salaries has been handled since last year typifies how the Zanu PF government lacks respect for workers. We have numerous instances where the government

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Chombo directive haunts councils

via Chombo directive haunts councils January 18, 2014 by Moses Matenga NewsDay MDC-T councillors and mayors drawn from across the country yesterday told their party leader that their revenue levels had plummeted to unsustainable levels following a June 2013 directive by Local

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‘Minister Chidhakwa risks being corrupted’

via ‘Minister Chidhakwa risks being corrupted’ January 19, 2014 by Caiphas Chimhete Zimbabwe Standard  Mines and Mining Development minister, Walter Chidhakwa risks being corrupted if he deals individually with graft because there are “too many powerful and untouchable corrupt people” in the

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State, banks meet over 99-year leases – SundayMail

via State, banks meet over 99-year leases  19 January 2014  SundayMail by Itai Mazire The Government has begun refining the 99-year lease agreements issued to beneficiaries of the land reform programme to enable the farmers to access funding from financial institutions. Under the

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Police chief jailed – Sunday Mail

via Police chief jailed Sunday, 19 January 2014 by Freeman Razemba Sunday Mail Police Assistant Commissioner Gideon Baloyi has been sentenced to an effective nine months in prison by a Harare magistrate for what the Police Act terms indiscipline. Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant

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Zimbabwe government needs lasting solution to rot

via Zimbabwe government needs lasting solution to rot January 19, 2014  Zimbabwe Standard The rotten apples metaphor has oftentimes been misapplied to safeguard institutional inefficiency and corruption. Our police force has become masters in applying this allegory. There is always an attempt

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MDC-T restructures

via MDC-T restructures January 19, 2014 by Patrice Makova Zimbabwe Standard THE MDC-T has once again ruled out the possibility of holding an extra-ordinary congress this year and will instead embark on a massive restructuring exercise as part of efforts to turn

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Zimbabwe says platinum mines submit plans for refinery by end-2016

via Zimbabwe says platinum mines submit plans for refinery by end-2016 | Reuters Jan 19, 2014 Major platinum miners in Zimbabwe have met a government deadline to agree and submit plans to build a major refinery in the country by the end

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