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Zim ruled out of World Bank aid scheme

via Zim ruled out of World Bank aid scheme | SW Radio Africa by Nomalanga Moyo  January 6, 2014 The World Bank has become the latest institution to pour cold water on Zimbabwe’s bid to access fresh loans from international lenders, unless

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2014 Zimbabwe Budget: A procurement perspective

via 2014 Zimbabwe Budget: A procurement perspective January 6, 2014 Nyasha Chizu NewsDay The positive The affirmation that the multiple currency regime was here to stay provided the much-needed confidence on the market. A stable environment is a prerequisite for economic development

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Industry budget dubbed ‘paltry’

via Industry budget dubbed ‘paltry’ – DailyNews Live by Mugove Tafirenyika  6 JANUARY 2014 Industry minister Mike Bimha says the $7,3 million allocated to his ministry in the $4,2 billion national budget is insufficient to resuscitate the country’s ailing industries. In an

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SA maize imports under threat

via SA maize imports under threat – DailyNews Live by Roadwin Chirara  6 JANUARY 2014 The much-hyped maize import deal between South Africa and Zimbabwe might be threatened by estimates that the neighbouring country’s harvest could be insufficient to meet its national

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Diamond miners dump families | The Herald

via Diamond miners dump families | The Herald January 6, 2014 by Lloyd Gumbo More than 3 000 families in and around the Chiadzwa diamond fields face hunger after their farmland was barricaded by mining concessions leaving them with nowhere to grow crops

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Fewer rights issues in 2013 | The Herald

via Fewer rights issues in 2013 | The Herald January 6, 2014 by Golden Sibanda The amount of capital raised by companies listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange last year plunged just over 50 percent due to the liquidity crunch pervading the economy.

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Top govt officials used to launder billions

via Top govt officials used to launder billions – DailyNews Live by Fungi Kwaramba  6 JANUARY 2014 Top government officials including ministers could be receiving millions of dollars in bribes from foreign businessmen who use local politicians to launder money from Zimbabwe,

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Government officials accused in ‘endemic’ Zim corruption

via Government officials accused in ‘endemic’ Zim corruption | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell on Monday, January 6, 2014 As corruption in Zimbabwe continues to thrive, more unnamed government ministers have been accused of being involved in multi-million dollar fraudulent deals.

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Zim teachers demand $1 000 increase

via Zim teachers demand $1 000 increase | News24 2014-01-06 Zimbabwean teachers are reportedly readying for a bitter confrontation with the cash-strapped government, as they demand salary hikes of up to $1 000. According to the Daily News, teachers’ unions were threatening to

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Zim teachers threaten strike over pay dispute

via Zim teachers threaten strike over pay dispute | SW Radio Africa by Tichaona Sibanda  January 6, 2014 Teachers could strike after schools open next week in a dispute over pay that has been raging for months, a union leader has warned.

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Govt freezes tuition fees | The Herald

via Govt freezes tuition fees | The Herald January 6, 2014 by Felex Share Government has frozen all school fees this year, even if parents approved the new fees and the school went through all the correct processes.Fees increments might be entertained for

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ZANU PF denies Mugabe ‘collapse’

via ZANU PF denies Mugabe ‘collapse’ | SW Radio Africa by Alex Bell  January 6, 2014 The mysterious Zanu PF “insider” Baba Jukwa reported the story of Mugabe’s collapse ZANU PF has strongly denied reports that Robert Mugabe’s health has seriously deteriorated,

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Mugabe health reports ‘absolute nonsense’

via Mugabe health reports ‘absolute nonsense’ | News24 2014-01-06 by Betha Madhomu Zanu-PF has rubbished as “absolute nonsense” weekend reports that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 89, had collapsed, saying the reports were aimed at causing “false alarm and despondency”. Zanu-PF deputy director of information,

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Mugabe collapses – reports

via Mugabe collapses – reports | The Zimbabwean 06.01.14 There are widespread rumours that President Robert Mugabe, who is will turn 90 next month, collapsed recently. We have not been able to independently substantiate this although the on-line whistle-blower Baba Jukwa, who

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Repeating History In Zim Radio Listenership

via RadioVop Zimbabwe – Repeating History In Zim Radio Listenership 04/01/2014  By Nkosana Dlamini Even 33 years after Zimbabwean independence, President Mugabe remains a harsh critic of the white colonial government’s system. But through the latest radio ban, he is imposing the

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