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Analysts tear ZimAsset apart

via Analysts tear ZimAsset apart | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Friday, January 24, 2014 Zimbabweans should brace themselves for a lasting economic crisis as long as the ZANU PF government is at the helm, speakers at a panel discussion

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Washington Gives Harare $95 Million to Fight HIV/Aids

via Washington Gives Harare $95 Million to Fight HIV/Aids by Thomas Chiripasi 24.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe The United States on Friday provided Zimbabwe with $95 million as Washington increased its support to Harare in the fight against HIV/Aids and related illnesses. The U.S. government released the

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Zimbabwe asks Britain for funds to educate a million children

via Zimbabwe asks Britain for funds to educate a million children – Telegraph By Peta Thornycroft, and Aislinn Laing 24 Jan 2014 Robert Mugabe’s regime is facing another economic crisis and is asking for help Britain is considering a request by Zimbabwe for funds to

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Only a reinvented MDC can change Zimbabwe

via Only a reinvented MDC can change Zimbabwe  BDlive by Greg Mills JANUARY 23 2014 ZIMBABWE’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) was handed a drubbing in the election of July 31 last year. Even if it might not have been defeated at the

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Eddie Cross acquitted of racial slur charge

via Eddie Cross acquitted of racial slur charge | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Friday, January 24, 2014 The MDC-T MP for Bulawayo South, Eddie Cross, was on Friday acquitted of charges of racial slurs and contravening the Posts and

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Of Wages, Degrees and Awards: Alex Magaisa

via Of Wages, Degrees and Awards: Alex Magaisa JANUARY 24, 2014 By Dr Alex T Magaisa NehandaRadio People earn fame or notoriety for different reasons. Mr Cuthbert Dube has earned his notoriety on account of his wages, which most Zimbabweans believe to be

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ZSE index falls again in forgettable week

via ZSE index falls again in forgettable week | The Source January 24, 2014 The equities market’s main industrial index slumped by a further 1.28 points on Friday to close a troubled week at 195.27 points as negative sentiment continues to hold.

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So Manheru is back: Who cares? – MuckRaker

via So Manheru is back: Who cares? – The Zimbabwe Independent January 24, 2014 MuckRaker So the Herald columnist Nathaniel Manheru is back, he pronounced with heavy authority last weekend. He had been AWOL he said and made no apology. “So who wants

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Biti attacks ailing Mugabe, warns of coup

via Biti attacks ailing Mugabe, warns of coup JANUARY 24, 2014 NehandaRadio MDC-T secretary general, Tendai Biti, on Thursday launched a blistering attack on President Robert Mugabe (89) warning that his age, failing health and the attendant economic crisis risked creating conditions

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Biti breathes fire

via Biti breathes fire – DailyNews Live by Kudzai Chawafambira  24 JANUARY 2014 Zimbabwe remains caught up in a crisis that is weighing down heavily on economic turnaround efforts, former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. Out of the $4 billion national

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No Chinese money for desperate Chinamasa

via No Chinese money for desperate Chinamasa – The Zimbabwe Independent January 24, 2014 by Herbert Moyo/Elias Mambo ZIMBABWE is fast running out of funding options after Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa returned home empty-handed from his recent trip to China where the Chinese

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Zimbabwe Seeks Debt Forgiveness

via Zimbabwe Seeks Debt Forgiveness by Blessing  Zulu 23.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has reiterated comments that the cash-strapped Zimbabwe government will soon ask for debt forgiveness and launch a fresh bid to seek new credit facilities. The International Monetary Fund has ruled

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‘Paltry budget allocation threatens indigenisation’

via ‘Paltry budget allocation threatens indigenisation’ – DailyNews Live 24 JANUARY 2014 The paltry cash allocated to the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Fund threatens the government drive to force foreign firms to give 51 percent of their shareholding to locals, a

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More consultations on income tax Bill crucial

via More consultations on income tax Bill crucial – The Zimbabwe Independent January 24, 2014 by Kudzai Kuwaza THE decision by Patrick Chinamasa to increase Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax on the highest income earners’ bracket to 50% could have adverse effects

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Zimra warns of company closures

via Zimra warns of company closures January 24, 2014 by Bernard Mpofu NewsDay THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has warned of more company closures, scaling down of operations and a subsequent decline in company tax as Treasury continues to operate under tight

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