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Zimbabwe caught in a Catch-22 situation by Tanonoka Joseph Whande

via Zimbabwe caught in a Catch-22 situation by Tanonoka Joseph Whande | SW Radio Africa  Monday, April 28, 2014 At one time or other in our lives, we have witnessed anti-climaxes. Some positive. Some heartbreakingly negative. I have witnessed the heartbreaking episode

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Chihuri transfers corrupt officers to remote areas

via Chihuri transfers corrupt officers to remote areas | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Monday, April 28, 2014 Police commissioner general Augustine Chihuri has transferred about 1,000 officers, in a major shake-up aimed at minimizing corruption within the force. According

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Chitungwiza council bosses had secret salary account

via Chitungwiza council bosses had secret salary account | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, April 28, 2014 Fresh allegations of graft have surfaced at the scandal-prone Chitungwiza City Council, where four officials are said to have stolen $650,000 from

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Zimbabwe’s struggle to formalise the informal

via Zim’s struggle to formalise the informal 28/04/2014 by IPS in NewZimbabwe ZIMBABWE’S extensive informal sector could help boost government revenue if regularised, but this won’t happen unless the government creates incentives for the informal sector to register, economists say. “Formalisation of the

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Zinwa owed $140M, near bankruptcy

via Zinwa owed $140mln, near bankruptcy | The Source  April 28, 2014 The Zimbabwe National Water Authority is bankrupt after major debtors, including the government and farmers, defaulted on nearly $140 million, leaving the parastatal struggling to pay salaries since December, an

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#mugabe urged to confess his 34 sins while in Rome

via Mugabe urged to confess his 34 sins while in Rome | SW Radio Africa  by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, April 28, 2014 President Robert Mugabe should use his trip to the Vatican City to confess his sins, a former diplomat has

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‘Chaotic MDC a blessing to Zanu PF’

via ‘Chaotic MDC a blessing to Zanu PF’ – DailyNews Live by Thelma Chikwanha  28 APRIL 2014 Analysts have described the divisions in the MDC which saw rebels “suspending” party leader Morgan Tsvangirai and other members of the top hierarchy on Saturday

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MDC supporters back Tsvangirai

via MDC supporters back Tsvangirai – DailyNews Live by Tendai Kamhungira and Mugove Tafirenyika  28 APRIL 2014 Thousands of angry MDC supporters gathered at the party’s Harare headquarters, Harvest House, yesterday to express their solidarity with their leader Morgan Tsvangirai following Saturday’s

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Is this the end of the MDC-T?

via Is this the end of the MDC-T? | SW Radio Africa  by Tichaona Sibanda on Monday, April 28, 2014 The main opposition party in Zimbabwe, the MDC-T, has apparently split into at least two factions. A faction, consisting of the secretary-general

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Rebel MPs face axe – Tsvangirai

via Rebel MPs face axe — Tsvangirai April 28, 2014 in NewsDay by Moses Matenga THE MDC-T yesterday scoffed at the alleged suspension of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai by a rebel group led by party secretary-general Tendai Biti and said it would

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Confusion as MDC-T rebels “suspend” Tsvangirai

via Confusion as MDC-T rebels “suspend” Tsvangirai | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Monday, April 28, 2014 The chaos that has engulfed Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC-T party reached a new peak this weekend as a faction that has been calling for

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Bill Watch – Parliamentary Committees 20/2014 – 28th April [Public Hearings on Electoral Amendment Bill: 2nd to 7th May]

BILL WATCH PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES [21st May 2012] The Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs will hold Public Hearings on the Electoral Amendment Bill from Friday 2nd May to Wednesday 7th May The programme is as follows: Friday 2nd

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Court Watch 7/2014 of 28th April [Electoral Court & Election Petitions: Part II : Petitions Dismissed by Electoral Court]

COURT WATCH 7/2014 [28th April 2014] Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court Part II : Petitions Dismissed by Electoral Court Part I – Court Watch 6/2014 of 24th April – discussed election petitions challenging the 2013

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Children turned hawkers as economic crisis deepens

via Children turned hawkers as economic crisis deepens – NewsDay Zimbabwe April 28, 2014 by Michelle Chifamba IN the face of a crumbling economy, many children have dropped out of school and littered the streets of Harare where they struggle to make

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Zanu PF, MDC-T: Two sides of the same coin

via Zanu PF, MDC-T — Two sides of the same coin – The Standard April 27, 2014 with Tangai Chipangura Events obtaining in Zimbabwe lately seem to point at a very sad scenario — that the country’s political space is being occupied

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