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SA migrants seek easier permit renewal

via Migrants seek easier permit renewal… | The Zimbabwean 02.04.14 by Mxolisi Ncube Migrants’ rights organisations are still trying to negotiate better renewal terms for Zimbabwean permits. Most of the permits, issued under the Zimbabwe Documentation Project, expire towards the end of this

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Shock 2018 vote claims

via Shock 2018 vote claims – DailyNews Live by Gift Phiri  3 APRIL 2014 There are shocking claims that seven large containers, allegedly carrying materials which the opposition says is meant to manipulate and rig the crucial 2018 national elections, are on

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Weaker rand to hurt Zimbabwe’s trade competitiveness

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Weaker rand to hurt Zim’s trade competitiveness  03 April 2014 The continued weakening of the South African rand should further erode Zimbabwe’s export competitiveness as South Africa is Zimbabwe’s major trading partner in the region, and only falls

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Food shortage fears as Zimbabwe cancels import permits

via Food shortage fears as govt cancels import permits | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Thursday, April 3, 2014 The immediate cancellation of food import permits have sparked fears of a looming shortage of fruit and vegetables, with no clarification

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‘Arrest corrupt government officials’ – Tendai Wenyika-Gava

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | ‘Arrest corrupt government officials’ 03 April 2014 Zanu PF activist and wife to Mhondoro Ngezi legislator Mike Gava, Tendai Wenyika-Gava has called for the arrest of top government officials engaging in corrupt activities to line their pockets. Wenyika-Gava,

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Pressure piles on Zimbabwe government

via Pressure piles on government | The Financial Gazette Ray Ndlovu 3 Apr 2014 PRESSURE is piling on ZANU-PF to tackle a cocktail of economic challenges that threaten to bring business operations and the economy to a halt. After a landslide victory

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Zanu PF factionalism ominous for Zimbabwe

via Zanu PF factionalism ominous for Zim – DailyNews Live  3 APRIL 2014 Every Zimbabwean ought to be very concerned by both the escalating level and the brutal tone of factionalism within President Robert Mugabe’s party. Zanu PF is, after all, not

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Moyo tells Gono to use FinGaz for publicity – The Herald

via Moyo tells Gono to use FinGaz for publicity Nehanda Radio Apr 03, 2014 By Conrad Mwanawashe Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo said he was alarmed by recent insinuations by former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr Gideon Gono,

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Minister Chidhakwa defies cabinet on parastatal boards

via Minister defies cabinet | The Financial Gazette by Clemence Manyukwe 3 Apr 2014 MINES and Mining Development Minister, Walter Chidhakwa has defied a Cabinet resolution barring permanent secretaries from sitting on the boards of parastatals. Chidhakwa recently appointed new boards to run

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War veterans want piece of community share cake

via War veterans want piece of community share cake – DailyNews Live by Chengetai Zvauya   3 APRIL 2014 Legislators have demanded that proceeds from community share ownership trusts fund the welfare of war veterans. Ex-liberation war fighters also demanded that President Robert

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Miners must pay $10M community trust pledges – Nhema

via Miners must pay $10 million community trust pledges – Nhema | The Source  April 3, 2014 Indigenisation minister, Francis Nhema on Thursday said mining companies must fulfil their pledges to pay $10 million to the Community Share Ownership Trusts in line

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Tourism ministry orders $50 million vehicles from India – WHY?

via Tourism ministry orders $50 million vehicles from India | The Source   April 3, 2014 The tourism ministry has ordered 670 vehicles worth around $50 million from Ashok Leyland of India to be delivered in the 2014/15 financial year, the company said

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A desperate economy in Zimbabwe

via A desperate economy in Zimbabwe | Fin24 Apr 03 2014 On Harare’s hardscrabble streets, college graduates compete with peasants scratching out a living selling anything from mobile phone cards to herbal sex tonics, a measure of the decline of Zimbabwe’s “Sunshine

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Hwange on brink of judicial management

via Hwange on brink of judicial management | The Financial Gazette by Shame Makoshori 3 Apr 2014 TYCOON Nicholas van Hoogstraten has written to the embattled Hwange Colliery Company Limited demanding an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) where he will fight to axe the

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Zimasco fires workers and managers

via Zimasco fires workers and managers | SW Radio Africa  by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Thursday, April 3, 2014 The Zimbabwe Mining and Alloy Smelting Company (Zimasco) has reportedly fired almost all its workers, including managers, and ceased mining operations at Mutorashanga after

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