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Mtetwa receives International Women of Courage award

via Mtetwa receives International Women of Courage award | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa was on Tuesday among ten women from around the world awarded with a prestigious annual prize

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The Future of White Africans by Eddie Cross

The Future of White Africans by Eddie Cross 1 March 2014 I was asked to take part in a panel discussion the other day on a local radio station with the subject being the role and behaviour of the local white

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ZEC fails to pay $4.5m elections debt

via ZEC fails to pay $4.5m elections debt 03/03/2014 NewZimbabwe THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has failed to pay government transport agency CMED $4.5 million for services rendered during last year’s elections, Parliament was told Monday. The parliamentary portfolio committee on transport and

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Zimbabwe seeks to sell 76 tonnes of ivory

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zimbabwe seeks to sell 76 tonnes of ivory by Staff reporter 04 March 2014 Government is seeking permission to sell stockpiles of elephant ivory and rhino horn worth over $12 million that it cannot sell due to an international

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Zimbos blast government silence on SA mine disaster

via Zimbos blast government silence on SA mine disaster | The Zimbabwean 04.03.14 Zimbabweans here have lambasted their government’s failure to, in the least, show solidarity with them after a recent mine disaster. At least 26 Zimbabweans died in an illegal search

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Police block another Gukurahundi memorial

via Police block another Gukurahundi memorial | SW Radio Africa by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Police in Bulawayo have blocked yet another memorial service for the victims of the Gukurahundi genocide, claiming that the event would stir emotions and

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State withdraws murder charges against three Glen View suspects

via State withdraws murder charges against three Glen View suspects | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Three MDC-T activists, alleged to have played a part in the murder of police inspector Petros Mutedza in May, 2011,

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Zimbabwe industry calls for review of indigenisation policy

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zim industry calls for review of indigenisation policy by Tawanda Musarurwa 04 March 2014 Industry has called for the Government to exclude the manufacturing sector from the indigenisation policy. The call was made by Surface Investments chairman Narottam Somani while

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The rise of Chinese sweatshops in Zimbabwe

via The rise of Chinese sweatshops in Zimbabwe – NewsDay Zimbabwe March 4, 2014 by Paidamoyo Muzulu PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s government remains unfazed and sticks to its policy of killing the formal economy in order to create a new one anchored on

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Zim Government urged to recapitalise GMB | The Herald

via LATEST: Gvt urged to recapitalise GMB | The Herald March 4, 2014 Government has been urged to re-capitalise the Grain Marketing Board to ensure an attractive producer price is paid to farmers on time in the 2014 grain marketing season, which

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Hundreds left unemployed after fresh farm seizures in Zimbabwe

via Hundreds left unemployed after fresh farm seizures | SW Radio Africa Alex Bell on Tuesday, March 4, 2014  Almost 900 farm workers have lost their jobs since January 1st as a result of a recent spate of farm invasions across Zimbabwe,

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Poor harvest projected despite good rains

via Poor harvest projected despite good rains 03/03/2014 by Moses Chibaya NewZimbabwe DESPITE normal to above rainfalls that the country received during the 2013-2014 farming season, Zimbabwe is likely to experience another poor harvest as government dismally failed to support small holder farmers

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UN to assist after food crisis in Zimbabwe worsens

via UN to assist after food crisis in Zimbabwe worsens | African News | BDlive by Evan Pickworth  04 MARCH 2014  THE United Nations (UN) is approaching donors to raise $60m to help alleviate a rapidly worsening food crisis in Zimbabwe, as

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MP hits back at Zimra boss and brands him ‘arrogant’

via MP hits back at Zimra boss and brands him ‘arrogant’ | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 The MDC-T MP for Mbizo in KweKwe, Settlement Chikwinya, has said he’s astounded that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra)

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Zimra boss takes aim at Parliament

via Zimra boss takes aim at Parliament – DailyNews Live  4 MARCH 2014 Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi is mulling a constitutional challenge to stop what he describes as abuse of parliamentary privilege in tackling national issues, including salary-gate. This

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