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Mugabe: The last man standing

via Mugabe: The last man standing December 20, 2013 by Herbert Moyo Zimbabwe Independent IF former Zanu PF stalwart Enos Nkala had been alive today and witnessed last week’s passing of South Africa’s founding president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, his worst fears

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Bob funds broke Zanu-PF

via Bob funds broke Zanu-PF | Mail & Guardian 20 DEC 2013 12:31 by Jason Moyo An internal report from Zanu-PF’s central committee says that pilfering has reached alarming levels. Zanu-PF has delivered tremendous wealth to its top officials, but the party

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Afreximbank to bail out ZANU PF

via Afreximbank to bail out ZANU PF | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  December 20, 2013  The government has turned to continental lender the Africa Import-Export Bank for a $100 million loan which will be used to prop up indigenous banks.

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ZANU PF chefs making $1,000 per meeting

via ZANU PF chefs making $1,000 per meeting | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu  December 20, 2013  As the ZANU PF government struggles to pay civil servants’ salaries and bonuses reports show that the party’s expenditure remains high with chefs pocketing

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Zimbabwe ranked third most corrupt country in Africa

via Zimbabwe ranked third most corrupt country in Africa | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu  December 20, 2013   Zimbabwe is the third most corrupt African country, after joint leaders Nigeria and Egypt, a key research project has found. According to an

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Open letter to Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa

via No, Minister. An Open letter to Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa  DECEMBER 20, 2013  By Petina Gappah via NehandaRadio Comrade Minister, Allow me please, to introduce you to one of my favourite words, assuming of course that you do not know it already.

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Tsvangirai end of year statement

via Tsvangirai end of year statement  DECEMBER 20, 2013  By Morgan Tsvangirai Fellow Zimbabweans, we have come to the end of yet another tough year and we are five days away from celebrating the birth of Christ. Movement for Democractic Change (MDC)

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Tsvangirai Revives Poll Fraud Fight, Says Country In Dire Straits

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Tsvangirai Revives Poll Fraud Fight, Says Country In Dire Straits 20 December 2013 By Professor Matodzi  Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) will soon embark on an advocacy campaign to influence the regional and international

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Masvingo suffers crippling water shortages

via Masvingo suffers crippling water shortages | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda  December 20, 2013  The town of Masvingo has had a water shortage for the last five days and most residents are now using water from boreholes and streams. The

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Overdue civil service wage negotiations set for Monday

via Overdue civil service wage negotiations set for Monday | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 20, 2013  Representatives from Zimbabwe’s civil service are set to meet with negotiators from the government next week, to hammer out a future wage deal.

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Provide good service and ‘pirates’ will go

via Provide good service and ‘pirates’ will go December 20, 2013 Zimbabwe Independent “What comes first is good service and customers follow.We cannot invert these natural laws of commerce to protect incompetent managers at the NRZ.” President Mugabe always seems to choose

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Let’s brace for a bumpy ride

via Let’s brace for a bumpy ride Editor’s Memo Dumisani Muleya December 20, 2013  Zimbabwe Independent AS the year 2013 draws to a close, events in Zimbabwe dramatised two competing trends in the country:a botched transition after sustained demands for change by a

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Micro-financers seek US$100m | The Herald

via Micro-financers seek US$100m | The Herald December 20, 2013 by Rumbidzai Zinyuke ZIMBABWE’S micro-finance industry needs US$100 million to bring stability to the sector and to bridge the funding gap being left by the banks. In an interview, Zimbabwe Association of Micro-Finance

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Govt done with Zisco: Bimha | The Herald

via Govt done with Zisco: Bimha | The Herald December 20, 2013 by Golden Sibanda GOVERNMENT says it has fulfilled outstanding obligations that have been stalling the revival of Zisco and awaits new majority shareholder Essar Africa to meet its end of the

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Govt to curb diamond cash leakages

via Govt to curb diamond cash leakages – DailyNews Live by Eric Chiriga  20 DECEMBER 2013   Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday introduced a raft of measures targeted at improving accountability and transparency in the handling of diamond revenue. This is on

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