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Mandela, Mugabe legacies worlds apart

via Mandela, Mugabe legacies worlds apart December 26, 2013 By Alfred Shumba NewsDay  AFTER the death of anti-apartheid icon and democratic South Africa’s first president Nelson Mandela –– whose story hogged worldwide media for 10 days, except on ZBC and Zimpapers of course

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Zim Ambassador Jacqueline Zwambila asks Australia for asylum

via Zim Ambassador Jacqueline Zwambila asks Australia for asylum | SW Radio Africa December 27, 2013 Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Australia has lashed out at the regime of President Robert Mugabe and is seeking a protection visa that will allow her to stay

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Mugabe tops ‘naughty list’

via Mugabe tops Zimbabwe’s ‘naughty list’ | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  December 24, 2013  Leaks from Santa’s inner circle confirm Mugabe and senior chefs are off the list to receive gifts this year Robert Mugabe has once again topped Zimbabwe’s

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Zimbabwe economic failure will trigger repression

via Zimbabwe economic failure will trigger repression December 26, 2013 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party gained a two-thirds majority in parliament and captured the presidency in the July 31 elections. The polls, tainted by rigging and systematic disenfranchisement allegations,

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Diaspora bond rejection a sign of ZANU PF ‘distrust’

via Diaspora bond rejection a sign of ZANU PF ‘distrust’ | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell December 24, 2013 Serious distrust of the ZANU PF government has been described as the key stumbling block, preventing Diaspora bonds being a success in

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2013: When ‘big fish’ faced the music | The Herald

via 2013: When ‘big fish’ faced the music | The Herald  December 28, 2013 by Tendai Rupapa This year, the Harare Magistrates’ Courts were jammed with cases involving high-profile personalities who allegedly committed crimes such as murder, rape, fraud and assault. Below we

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2014 – Behold the miracle economy

via 2014 – Behold the miracle economy Sunday, 29 December 2013 by Lincoln Towindo Sunday Mail On  Tuesday the curtain comes down on an eventful 2013 with the country looking forward to better times in the forthcoming year. Among the highlights that dominated

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Zimbabwe’s wasted economic potential – Eric Bloch

via Zimbabwe’s wasted economic potential December 26, 2013 Eric Bloch NewsDay AS 2014 approaches, the thoughts of Zimbabweans are focused on the economy and expectations for 2014. This is because of the magnitude of economic woes that have prevailed for too long, with

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Untangling the mess at ZBC essential | The Herald

via Editorial Comment: Untangling the mess at ZBC essential | The Herald December 27, 2013 Among those going without pay  or bonuses this festive holiday will be the staff of ZBC and their families — although the bosses will be comfortable —

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Do we have a revolution betrayed? | The Herald

via Do we have a revolution betrayed? | The Herald December 27, 2013 by Reason Wafawarova Where political supremacy is a monopoly of a few powerful kleptomaniacs, opposition is the slow and painful starvation of the masses, and hard work no longer rewards

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CZI woos FDI | The Herald

via CZI woos FDI | The Herald December 24, 2013 PRIVATE companies from Zimbabwe’s manufacturing sector will next month visit European Union countries with a view to attract foreign direct investment. The visit is due to take place from January 21-31 in

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Innscor to comply with indigenisation requirements | The Herald

via Innscor to comply with indigenisation requirements | The Herald December 27, 2013 by Happiness Zengeni LISTED conglomerate Innscor Africa is set to comply with the country’s indigenisation requirements under a plan, which will see the group sell 12,87 percent to indigenous players.

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Trust Bank to be liquidated | The Herald

via Trust Bank to be liquidated | The Herald December 30, 2013 TRUST Bank is facing liquidation after the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe cancelled it’s banking licence over allegations of abuse of depositors’ funds and violation of the provisions of the Banking

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Foreigners stay put, says Govt – Sunday Mail

via Foreigners stay put, says Govt Sunday, 29 December 2013 by Tinashe Farawo Sunday Mail [Comment required] The Government will not evict foreigners operating businesses in economic sectors reserved for Zimbabweans, but will now issue business licences in favour of previously-disadvantaged locals, a

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FAO, British Govt Unveil $48 Million Deal to Assist Zim Farmers

via FAO, British Govt Unveil $48 Million Deal to Assist Zim Farmers by Blessing  Zulu 26.12.2013 VOAZimbabwe The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the British Department for International Development have agreed on a four-year $48 million deal to assist 300,000 Zimbabwean

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