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ZRA backtracks on Kariba collapse fears

via ZRA backtracks on Kariba collapse fears 22/03/2014 NewZimbabwe THE Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) on Thursday backtracked on claims early in the week suggesting Kariba Dam wall was facing collapse which would threaten some 3.5 million people in the sub-region. ZRA officials

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Moyo Diaspora appeal: A response

via Moyo Diaspora appeal: A response 20/03/2014 by Zimbabwe Development Forum NewZimbabwe AS Zimbabwe Development Forum (ZDF), an organization made up entirely of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora, we hereby proffer our response to Honorable Minister Jonathan Moyo’s quest to “woo” the diaspora. We,

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Zimbabwe urged to implement recommendations on human rights

via Zimbabwe urged to implement recommendations on human rights | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Friday, March 21, 2014  The government has been asked to urgently remove laws that restrict the work of human rights defenders and repeal offensive sections

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Moyo told to shelve the politics and license community radios

via Moyo told to shelve the politics and license community radios | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Friday, March 21, 2014 Press freedom campaigners say the government should put political considerations aside in the ongoing licensing impasse that is denying

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Clingy #mugabe thinks he’s a king: Mandaza

via Clingy Mugabe thinks he’s a king: Mandaza 22/03/2014 NewZimbabwe TOP local academic and publisher Ibbo Mandaza has castigated President Robert Mugabe for clinging onto power and effectively turning the country into a “monarchy”. Mandaza speaking at an event during the week

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Pay cap: Why $6,000, MPs ask Chinamasa

via Pay cap: Why $6,000, MPs ask Chinamasa 22/03/2014 NewZimbabwe LEGISLATORS from Zanu PF and the MDC-T, who have led the current Parliamentary debate against corruption, have clashed over Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s decision to evade the august house when he decreed

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Bank lending on the decline: What will drive economic recovery?

via Bank lending on the decline: What will drive economic recovery? – Nehanda Radio Mar 21, 2014 by Perry Munzwembiri Since the turn of the new millennium, Zimbabwe’s economy has been on a downward trajectory, characterised by hyperinflation, chronic unemployment and soaring national

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Zimbabwe gets $100m Afrexim Bank loan

via Zim gets $100m Afrexim Bank loan | News24 2014-03-22 The African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim) on Saturday gave Zimbabwe a $100m loan to allow its central bank to set up an inter-bank market for the first time in five years, which would

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#mugabe scholarship scheme collapses

via Mugabe scholarship scheme collapses 22/03/2014 NewZimbabwe PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has stopped enrolling students under the Presidential Scholarship Fund due to non-availability of funds to bankroll the programme. The scheme’s administrators admitted there was no money to pay for new students or

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Broke government moves civil servants pay date

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Broke govt moves civil servants pay date 21 March 2014 The Ministry of Finance has moved the March 2014 pay date for the rest of the civil service from March 25 to March 27. In a statement yesterday,

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Zimbabwe to probe fake miners’ environment certificates

via Government to probe fake miners’ environment certificates March 21, 2014 in NewsDay by Veneranda Langa GOVERNMENT will soon institute investigations into reports that several miners around the country were generating fictitious Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) certificates, a Cabinet minister has said. Environment,

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