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Wildlife conflict centre launched

via Wildlife conflict centre launched – DailyNews Live by Wendy Muperi  3 MARCH 2014 Zimbabwe has launched a Human-Wildlife Conflict Management Centre (HWCMC) in a bid to guarantee a balance between benefits and preservation of endangered species in the country. Food and

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Poaching threatens great Limpopo Transfrontier Park

via Poaching threatens great Limpopo Transfrontier Park | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda Monday, March 3, 2014 Poaching in Gonarezhou national park is threatening the existence of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, a joint initiative between Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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MPs call for changes in Beam management

via MPs call for changes in Beam management – DailyNews Live by Chengetai Zvauya  3 MARCH 2014 Legislators have demanded that the ministry of primary and secondary education be given the responsibility of administrating the Basic Education Assistance Module (Beam). The presentation

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$5m Swedish boost for women

via $5m Swedish boost for women – DailyNews Live by Helen Kadirire  3 MARCH 2014  The Swedish Government has contributed $5,3 million towards a joint programme that seeks to accelerate Zimbabwe’s gender equality and women’s empowerment. Sweden’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Lars Ronnas

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Prison Services fuel crisis halts trials

via Prison Services fuel crisis halts trials NewZimbabwe 02/03/2014 THE Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has been hit by serious fuel shortages, forcing the postponement of trials at various courts around the country. ZPCS spokesperson, Elizabeth Banda, confirmed the development saying the

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Govt wants banks to manage $100mln Brazil farm facility

via Govt wants banks to manage $100mln Brazil farm facility  By Bernard Mpofu, HARARE, March 3, (The Source) Government plans to have local banks manage its $98.6 million small-scale agriculture credit facility with Brazil to minimise defaults, an official said. Brazil extended

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Govt names 300MW solar tender winners

via Govt names 300MW solar tender winners – DailyNews Live  3 MARCH 2014  Zimbabwe has awarded the 300 megawatt (MW) solar tender to three companies, including China Jiangxi International Cooperation (CJIC), Intratrek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (Intratrek) and ZTE Corporation (ZTE). The development

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Miners agree to platinum refinery

via Miners agree to platinum refinery | African Business | BDlive by Brian Latham  MARCH 03 2014  Platinum mining companies had agreed to build a refinery in Zimbabwe after initially saying it would not be economically viable, the government said on Friday.

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#mugabe backs Uganda’s anti-gay law

via Mugabe backs Uganda’s anti-gay law – Africa – nation.co.ke  MARCH 3, 2014 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Uganda’s draconian anti-gay laws and hinted at a crackdown on gays in his own country, state media reported Monday. He castigated

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Magistrate lifts police ban on NYDT meeting

via Magistrate lifts police ban on NYDT meeting – Nehanda Radio Feb 28, 2014 BULAWAYO magistrate, Evelyn Mashavakure late Thursday lifted a police ban on a public youth meeting at Lupane Business Centre in Matabeleland North province organised by the National Youth Development Trust

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Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe – OSISA

via Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe | Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA) By Dzimbabwe Chimbga | February 28th, 2014 This analysis of the criminal justice system and conditions of pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe was conducted to better understand the variance between

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Chombo faces Parly censure

via Chombo faces Parly censure – DailyNews Live by Chengetai Zvauya  3 MARCH 2014 Local government minister, Ignatius Chombo faces a contempt of Parliament charge, following his failure to appear before a parliamentary thematic committee on peace and security to give evidence

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Clip Zvoma’s wings

via Clip Zvoma’s wings March 3, 2014 NewsDay Editorial IT appears Clerk of Parliament Austin Zvoma has grown too big for his boots. We say so because Zvoma reportedly diluted a motion on corruption duly raised by Mbizo MP Settlement Chikwinya in

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#mugabe fiddling while Zimbabwe burns

via Fiddling while Zim burns – The Standard March 2, 2014  Editor President Robert Mugabe has been very busy with personal matters over the past few days. He travelled to Singapore for an eye surgery, and then returned home a day before

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At least 22 Zimbabweans dead in SA mine disaster

via At least 22 Zimbabweans dead in SA mine disaster | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Monday, March 3, 2014 The bodies of at least 22 Zimbabweans who perished in a disused gold mine in Roodeport, South Africa, last week

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