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#mugabe voted AU deputy chair | The Herald

via President voted AU deputy chair | The Herald January 31, 2014 by Morris Mkwate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia #mugabe was yesterday elected First Deputy Chair of the African Union, rendering futile a decision by the European Union not to invite him to

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Gvt seen manipulating salaries scam as Harare Town clerk suspended

via Gvt seen manipulating salaries scam as Harare Town clerk suspended | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Thursday, January 30, 2014  Harare Town Clerk Tendai Mahachi has become the latest public official to be suspended over the salaries saga, in

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Interfin Bank seeks $50 mln capital injection, potential investor conducts due diligence

via Interfin Bank seeks $50 mln capital injection, potential investor conducts due diligence | The Source  January 30, 2014 Troubled Interfin Bank Limited, which was placed under curatorship over one and half years ago, requires at least $50 million to revive its

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Call for Sandura type probes | The Herald

via Call for Sandura type probes | The Herald January 30, 2014 by Felex Share Government must commission an inquiry on the lines of the Sandura Commission of the late ’80s to probe obscene salaries and operations of executives of all parastatals, legal

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MPs propose hut tax

via MPs propose hut tax | The Financial Gazette by Clemence Manyukwe 29 Jan 2014 LAWMAKERS have made controversial tax proposals to enable cash-strapped councils to crawl out of the current financial quagmire, among them the re-introduction of the colonial hut tax.In a

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Review military budget: Sekeramayi | The Herald

via Review military budget: Sekeramayi | The Herald January 30, 2014 by Fidelis Munyoro Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeramayi Monday said he will continue engaging Treasury for a review of the budget allocated to the ministry to enhance the Zimbabwe Defence Forces’ conditions

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NSSA raids companies as pension crisis looms

via NSSA raids companies | The Financial Gazette by Maggie Mzumara 29 Jan 2014 THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) will raid all companies effective February 1 to check on their compliance with its governing statutes as it is becoming clear that the

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Anyone serious about corruption?

via Anyone serious about corruption? | The Zimbabwean 29.01.14 by Sofia Mapuranga The lack of political will to deal with corruption, coupled with widespread malpractice in state institutions, continue to erode public confidence in the sincerity of government’s capability to deliver good governance.

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From a 2009 archive: How Robert Mugabe Amassed a $500M Fortune

via Denford Magora’s Latest Zimbabwe News Blog: How Robert Mugabe Amassed A Fortune Live From Harare, Zimbabwe Published in 2009 This is Mugabe’s US$5 million three-story villa in Hong Kong, where his daughter is at University. The home is not a

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Mugabe approaches court over Hong Kong luxury pad

via Mugabe approaches court over Hong Kong luxury pad | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Thursday, January 30, 2014 Some important background published in 2009 is here: http://denfordmagora.blogspot.com.au/2009/02/how-robert-mugabe-amassed-fortune.html President Robert Mugabe has approached a Hong Kong court over a luxury home

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Mugabe’s legacy: stinking corruption – Jera

via Mugabe’s legacy: stinking corruption | The Zimbabwean 29.01.14 by Jera Cuthbert Dube, CEO of Public Service Medical Aid Society, paid himself $230K per month. The board consumed $1M of members’ contributions, every month! And all this while PSMAS owes $38M to medical

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Mugabe’s decrees invalid

via Mugabe’s decrees invalid | The Zimbabwean 29.01.14 by Sofia Mapuranga Making laws is the prerogative of Parliament and recent decrees by President Robert Mugabe are null and void, say legal experts. Under the old constitution, Mugabe could invoke the Presidential Powers (Temporary

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Mugabe’s Office wades into parastatal salary scandals

via President Mugabe’s Office wades into parastatal salary scandals January 30, 2014 by Veneranda Langa NewsDay THE Office of the President and Cabinet will investigate remunerations of parastatal bosses to try and bring sanity to the current situation where most earn unbelievably

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Salaries cut at ZBC as drama over looting scandal continues

via Salaries cut at ZBC as drama over looting scandal continues | SW Radio Africa by Tererai Karimakwenda on Thursday, January 30, 2014 The staff at Zimbabwe’s public broadcaster ZBC, many of whom have not been paid for several months, were dealt

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Govt slashes ZBC salaries

via Govt slashes ZBC salaries – DailyNews Live by Mugove Tafirenyika  30 JANUARY 2014  Government will slash the salaries of Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)  employees, because the wage bill was unsustainable, a top government official said yesterday. Salaries for all employees at

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