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We must be the change – Vince Musewe

via We must be the change | The Zimbabwean 28.01.14 by Vince Musewe I continue to be gripped by the need to create an alternative voice of reason and new social systems so that our country can once more take the place as

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MDC-T’s national executive meeting Friday could set off fireworks

via MDC-T’s national executive meeting Friday could set off fireworks | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Morgan Tsvangirai and Elton Mangoma have different views about the future leadership of the MDC-T party Friday’s national executive meeting

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Zim to hold second Antwerp diamond auction

via Zim to hold second Antwerp diamond auction | The Source January 29, 2014 Zimbabwe will next month hold a second and bigger auction of its diamonds in Belgium hoping to build on the success of the first, a diamond sector representative

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Zim Lobbying AU to Take Action on EU Moves to Silence Mugabe

via Zim Lobbying AU to Take Action on EU Moves to Silence Mugabe by Blessing  Zulu 29.01.2014 VOAZimbabwe Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi says Zimbabwe is lobbying the African Union to take a firm position against the European Union (EU) which is allegedly trying

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Platinum refinery: Miners seek private investors

via Platinum refinery: Miners seek private investors – DailyNews Live by John Kachembere  29 JANUARY 2014 Zimbabwe’s platinum miners are seeking private investors’ partnership in building a refinery in the country. This comes as the platinum group metals (PGM) producers submitted proposals

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Zimbabwe Softens Stance Towards Foreign-owned Shops

via Zimbabwe Softens Stance Towards Foreign-owned Shops by Sebastian Mhofu January 28, 2014 VOANews The government of Zimbabwe seems to have softened its stance of prosecuting foreigners who operate retail businesses reserved for indigenous people.  The government did not implement an earlier demand that

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Zimbabwe short-changing its small-scale farmers

via Zimbabwe short-changing its small-scale farmers | Mail & Guardian 29 JAN 2014 The state-run Grain Marketing Board, designed to promote food security, is being blamed for exacerbating Zimbabwe’s chronic food shortages. The failure by the 83-year-old state-run Grain Marketing Board (GMB)

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Zim Court Frees MDC-T Activists

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Zim Court Frees MDC-T Activists 29 January 2014 A ZIMBABWEAN court has ended the agonising detention ordeal for three MDC-T leaders who spent close to three years at Chikurubi Maximum Prison for allegedly murdering a police officer, Inspector

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UK criticised for ‘condoning’ stolen Zim elections

via UK criticised for ‘condoning’ stolen Zim elections | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 The UK has been criticised for giving credence to the disputed 2013 electoral process in Zimbabwe, by hosting a delegation of business

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Soldiers detained after Chiadzwa diamond heist

via Soldiers detained after Chiadzwa diamond heist | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Two members of Zimbabwe’s army are facing criminal charges after being caught during a heist at a Chiadzwa based diamond mining firm. At

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Ministers took bribes

via ‘ Ministers took bribes ’ – Southern Eye by Nduduzo Tshuma 29 January 2014 A FORMER Cabinet minister has accused Zanu PF ministers of nurturing the rot in the country’s parastatals resulting in executives bleeding the entities dry by paying themselves

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Time to strengthen public accountability | The Herald

via Editorial Comment: Time to strengthen public accountability | The Herald January 29, 2014 It is heartening to hear legislators talking about the need to prosecute public officials who abuse their offices so that they pay themselves hefty sums of money. For

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Zanu PF plans US$1m Mugabe birthday bash

via Zanu PF plans US$1m Mugabe birthday bash 28/01/2014 NewZimbabwe ZANU PF plans to raise up to $1 million for a grand birthday party for President Robert Mugabe who turns 90 next month and continues to lead the country 34 years after

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Mugabe launches legal bid for $HK40 million Hong Kong home

via Robert Mugabe launches legal bid for $HK40 million Hong Kong home | South China Morning Post 29 January, 2014 by Austin Chiu The government of the Republic of Zimbabwe has launched a lawsuit to claim ownership of a Tai Po luxury home

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US$2m housing scandal at ZBC | The Herald

via US$2m housing scandal at ZBC | The Herald January 29, 2014 SUSPENDED ZBC chief executive officer Happison Muchechetere and three senior managers are embroiled in a multi-million-dollar double-dipping housing scandal which sources described as a looting spree over the past four

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