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Stark Realities by Eddie Cross

Stark Realities by Eddie Cross 15 March 2014 At a seminar this week, a senior Chinese businessman said that in 1979 he had been in charge of the Chinese project to build the TanZam Railway from Dar es Salaam to

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ZEC refuses to take questions on 2013 poll

via ZEC refuses to take questions on 2013 poll | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Wednesday, March 19, 2014  A three day conference called by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to review the disputed 2013 polls opened in Harare Wednesday,

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Zimbabwe must play by the rules

via Zim must play by the rules – DailyNews Live  19 MARCH 2014 France’s willingness to resume direct government-to-government co-operation with Zimbabwe before the end of the year must have come as a great relief for the cash-strapped administration of President Robert

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Tsvangirai appeals to #mugabe

via Tsvangirai appeals to Mugabe – DailyNews Live by Gift Phiri  19 MARCH 2014 Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says President Robert Mugabe’s government will buckle under the pressure of mounting economic woes, and a belief by many Zimbabweans that he stole the July

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Mangoma has ‘no problem’ working with Tsvangirai

via Mangoma has ‘no problem’ working with Tsvangirai | SW Radio Africa  by Tichaona Sibanda on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Suspended MDC-T deputy treasurer-general Elton Mangoma is a democrat who has no problems working with party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, his lawyer said

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MPs demand live parliamentary coverage

via MPs demand live parliamentary coverage March 19, 2014 by Veneranda Langa NewsDay LEGISLATORS yesterday called for live television and radio coverage of Parliamentary sessions and committees, in a motion introduced by Kuwadzana East MP Nelson Chamisa (MDC-T). Chamisa said it was

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Mavhaire is ill-qualified, clueless

via Mavhaire — ill-qualified, clueless – DailyNews Live  19 MARCH 2014 Dzikamai Mavhaire is one of the most ill-qualified ministers ever to be appointed by President Robert Mugabe to head such a crucial portfolio. Since his appointment to the ministry of Energy

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Flood victims facing fresh hunger emergency

via Flood victims facing fresh hunger emergency | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Wednesday, March 19, 2014  The Tokwe Mukosi flood victims urgently need food, after rains destroyed large quantities of maize earmarked for the displaced families. The district administrator

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#mugabe evicts villagers to set up Game Park

via Mugabe evicts villagers to set up Game Park – NewsDay Zimbabwe March 19, 2014 by Everson Mushava PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s family has been linked to the on-going eviction of over 900 families at Manzou Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central Province, amid

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Thousands suffer as #Zimbabwe fails to pay pensions

via Thousands suffer as govt fails to pay pensions | The Zimbabwean 19.03.14 by Nelson Sibanda Government has failed to pay retired civil servants their lump sum pensions since May 2013, subjecting hundreds to poverty. The Zimbabwe Defence Forces was the hardest hit.

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Zimbabwe’s sovereign slush fund – Vince Musewe

via Zimbabwe’s sovereign slush fund | The Zimbabwean 19.03.14 by Vince Musewe I have read the Sovereign Wealth Fund bill and it certainly looks good on paper. But I am afraid that most Zimbabweans have misplaced expectations on what it can achieve in

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Salaries and benefits schedule of selected state enterprises CEOs

via Salaries and benefits schedule of selected state enterprises CEOs | The Source  March 19, 2014  Organisation Monthly basic salary $ Monthly benefits $ Total pay $ PSMAS 230,000 305,499 535,499 NetOne   10,126   33,576   43,693 ZBC   15,000  

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Salaries and benefits schedule of selected municipal Town Clerks/CEOs

via Salaries and benefits schedule of selected municipal Town Clerks/CEOs | The Source   March 19, 2014 Local authority Monthly basis $ Guaranteed package $  Benefit value $  Harare City 14,000 23,313   9,313 Municipality of Gwanda   6,767 20,588 13,821 Chitungwiza Municipality

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Government finally puts a cap on CEO salaries

via Government finally puts a cap on CEO salaries | SW Radio Africa  by Tichaona Sibanda on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 In the wake of complaints that a large number of chief executive officers of parastatals were getting paid astronomical salaries, government

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Matabeleland ranchers get $9M EU,FAO boost

via Matabeleland ranchers get $9mln EU,FAO boost | The Source  March 19, 2014 The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) on Tuesday gave a $9,1 million ( 7 million euro) grant to boost livestock production in Matabeleland North province, as Zimbabwe

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