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ZimDollar return inevitable – Tendai Biti

via ZimDollar return inevitable: Biti 04/02/2014 NewZimbabwe MDC-T shadow minister of finance Tendai Biti on Tuesday said the unpopular Zimbabwean dollar will inevitably come back whether the Zanu PF government likes it or not. “We cannot print the US dollar, our currency

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Informal economy is a dead economy – Biti

via Biti says the informal economy is a dead economy 04 February 2014  by Charles Rukuni InsiderZim Movement for Democratic Change secretary-general Tendai Biti, who was Finance Minister just seven ago, today said the informal economy is a dead economy and it was

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Govt authorises $400m budget overrun

via Govt authorises $400m budget overrun – DailyNews Live by Lloyd Mbiba  4 FEBRUARY 2014  Government has authorised a $400 million budget overrun for 2013 through a statutory instrument. Patrick Chinamasa, minister of Finance and Economic Development, has drafted the Financial Adjustments

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Zim needs $4 billion to revive economy – Biti

via Zim needs $4 billion to revive economy – Biti | The Source  February 4, 2014 Zimbabwe’s  former finance minister Tendai Biti on Tuesday said the government urgently needs to secure a $4 billion stimulus package offshore to stem economic contraction. The

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Agribank needs $50 mln urgently to recapitalise

via Agribank needs $50 mln urgently to recapitalise – MD | The Source February 4, 2014 The government controlled Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe (Agribank) remains severely undercapitalised after it was allocated $4 million in the 2014 national budget, much lower than the

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Mugabe should initiate dialogue with MDC, international community to save Zim

via Mugabe should initiate dialogue with MDC, international community to save Zim | The Zimbabwean 04.02.14 by Nelson Sibanda Zanu (PF) has failed to run Zimbabwe and should take the initiative to engage MDC and the international community to pull the country from

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ZANU PF takes control of all maize imports

via ZANU PF takes control of all maize imports | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 ZANU PF has seized total control of all grain coming into the country by barring private traders from importing staple cereals.

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KweKwe Councillors demand payroll

via Councillors demand payroll – NewsDay Zimbabwe February 4, 2014 by Blessed Mhlanga KWEKWE city councillors have demanded that management provides them with the city’s executive payroll amid allegations that top management could be drawing more money than indicated on the 2014

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CHRA takes Chombo head-on over Town Clerk

via CHRA takes Chombo head-on over Town Clerk | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Tuesday, February 4, 2014  The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) on Tuesday lambasted Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo for his ‘unwanted interference’ with the affairs of

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Mayor, Chombo on collision course | The Herald

via Mayor, Chombo on collision course | The Herald February 4, 2014 by Felex Share Harare Mayor Mr Bernard Manyenyeni is headed for a showdown with Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo after he refused to reinstate

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Mahachi remains suspended

via ‘Mahachi remains suspended’ – DailyNews Live by Bridget Mananarive  4 FEBRUARY 2014  Suspended Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi can only be reinstated after a full council meeting, Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said yesterday. Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo controversially reinstated Mahachi

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Torrential Rains Causing Floods in Zimbabwe

via Torrential Rains Causing Floods in Zimbabwe by Jonga Kandemiiri 04.02.2014 VOAZimbabwe Torrential rains that hit Masvingo, Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces over the weekend have caused flooding in districts like Gutu, Chivi, Mberengwa, Gwanda and Chiredzi where dams, bridges, crops and homes have

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ZESN Welcomes The ZHRC 2013 Harmonised Election Report

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – ZESN Welcomes The ZHRC 2013 Harmonised Election Report February 4, 2014 The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has welcomed the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) report on the July 31, 2013 Harmonised Elections in Zimbabwe. ZESN has also

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Jonathan Moyo’s ZBC move illegal

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | ‘Jonathan Moyo’s ZBC move illegal’ 04 February 2014 Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Holdings (ZBC) could soon find itself in a legal storm with its workers over a ministerial directive to cut their salaries back to 2010 levels, legal experts

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#mugabe Hong Kong property mystery deepens

via Mugabes’ HK property mystery deepens 04/02/2014 NewZimbabwe THE South African businessman rowing with President Robert Mugabe’s family over a $5 million luxury Hong Kong property has claimed that Zimbabwe owes him rentals of US$10,000 per month for the same building since

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