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  1. .com | Activists condemn Bulawayo cullRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Animal rights activists in Zimbabwe on Monday condemned a decision by the city council of Bulawayo to shoot stray dogs to curb incidences of rabies. "This is an unacceptable method being used by the [Bulawayo] municipality and the department of veterinary services," Edmund Lanca, chair of Zimbabwe's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals , told Sapa.

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  2. Zimbabwe's Mugabe condemns 'white' safaris, eats baby elephant at birthday bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    When considering what to get Robert Mugabe for his birthday, one first must understand that Zimbabwe's president is a man who demands the finest. His birthday parties don't cost hundreds of thousands; they cost millions.

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  3. Bulawayo stray dog cull lamentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    Animal rights activists in Zimbabwe on Monday condemned a decision by the city council of Bulawayo to shoot stray dogs to curb incidences of rabies. "This is an unacceptable method being used by the municipality and the department of veterinary services," Edmund Lanca, chairman of Zimbabwe's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals , told Sapa.

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  4. Zimbabwe: Debts Amnesty Should Be Inclusive - SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    A Bulawayo Senator has urged government to come up with strategies to bail out poor people struggling to clear debts at various banking and lending institutions in the same manner it was trying to forgive high-profile debtors owing the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe over $1,3 billion. Senator Dorothy Tholakele Khumalo introduced a motion in Senate last week where she argued that debtors were victims of the economic meltdown and transition from the Zimbabwean dollar to the multi-currency system.

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  5. Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Independent.ie

    President Robert Mugabe is seen during celebrations to mark his 91st birthday in the resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Saturday Feb, 28, 2015. AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) Family members of President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, right, help him to cut one of his birthday cakes during celebrations to mark his 91st birthday in the resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Saturday Feb, 28, 2015.

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  6. Zimbabwe: Zimsec Pins Hope On Gridlock TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    After years of being buffeted by numerous examination leakages, embarrassing boobs, and corruption scandals, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council is desperately pinning its hopes on the electronic seals which it hopes will redeem its dented image and restore public confidence. Zimbabwe has a history of examination leakages and what has been glaringly missing is the initiative to plug the loopholes that have been taken advantage of by some greedy headmasters or teachers out to make a quick buck.

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  7. Zimbabwe: Tsholotsho Stadium Ready By JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    TSHOLOTSHO Stadium constructors are expected to move to the site next week with officials still confident of meeting the June deadline. An engineer from one of the construction companies, Brian Mukoyi, said his company will move to the site soon after being presented with the design plan which is being done by officials from the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing.

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  8. .com | Mugabe threatens to take over safari operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News24

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe threatened to take over local white-owned safari operations as he celebrated his 91st birthday in Victoria Falls on Saturday. "We are not owners of the animals even that run hither and thither in our forests," Mugabe, wearing a red scarf and a black suit, said.

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  9. Zimbabwe: Highlanders Star Set for Caps MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    BULAWAYO giants Highlanders could lose yet another squad member with Hilary Muradzikwa being the latest player to join Caps United at training with the hope of landing a contract. Muradzikwa took part in last Thursday's training at RBZ Sports Club but Caps United coach Mark Harrison was quick to state that he was merely assessing him.

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  10. Zimbabwe: Poverty Ravages Forgotten Zisco WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    AS ONE drives through Redcliff town, the home of Ziscosteel workers, they are gripped by a deep sense of nothingness and overwhelmed by the evident signs of grinding poverty. The former steel works and the town which housed its workers now reseble the set of a Hollywood zombie blockbuster; indeed they could easily shoot Danai Gurira's The Walking Dead here.

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  11. Malilong: The matter of discernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Sun-Star

    LAPU City, a 17-year-old high school student is being accused of raping three girls, ages seven, six and three, on separate occasions when he was babysitting them. But the police said social workers still have to assess whether he acted with discernment before formally charging him.

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  12. Zimbabwe: Zapu to Sue Econet Over Closed Ecocash Biller AccountRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ZAPU has threatened to take telecommunications giant, Econet Wireless, to court for allegedly blocking an Ecocash Biller account which the party opened with the company last year in April. According to documents in NewZimbabwe.com's possession, sometime last year in April, ZAPU approached Econet Wireless offices in Bulawayo with the intention of opening an ecocash account where party members and well-wishers would deposit money meant to buy a vehicle for the organisation.

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  13. Zimbabwe: Zimbos to Blame for Mugabe Misrule - MDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ZIMBABWEANS are to blame for President Mugabe's prolonged stay in power, a senior official in the MDC party led by Welshman Ncube has said. Addressing journalists at the Bulawayo Press Club on Thursday, the MDC spokesperson Nhlanhla Dube said Mugabe's tyranny was an "indictment" on the people of Zimbabwe.

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  14. South Africa: Fly Africa Enters Byo-Joburg RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Fly Africa, a new budget airline, will next month start plying the Bulawayo-Johannesburg route, in a development that will pose stiff competition for Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways which have already been flying that route at much higher fares.SAA has daily Bulawayo-Johannesburg flights; while Air Zimbabwe flies the route three times a week. Significantly much cheaper than the current competition, Fly Africa's Bulawayo-Johannesburg daily flights will cost US$178 return compared to SAA's US$760 and Air Zimbabwe's US$380 for the same route.

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  15. Zimbabwe: RBZ Debt - Govt Must Name BeneficiariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Debt Assumption Bill sailed through the second reading stage in parliament last week after a heated and acrimonious debate along party lines. Indications are that the National Assembly will approve the Bill at its third reading despite resistance from opposition legislators and calls for transparency by ordinary Zimbabweans.

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  16. Break these borders of prejudiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mail & Guardian

    In many airports around the world, certain groups of travellers are suspected of being threats, either to security or health, solely by virtue of their race or religion. Once upon a time, living in the world of the enlightened meant, in my view, adopting the rule to never use the "race card" under any circumstances.

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  17. Robert Mugabe: A man of contrastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Al Jazeera

    As Zimbabwe's president marks his 91st birthday, our correspondent looks at a man both hated and loved around the world. It's my first trip to Zimbabwe - a country I've heard so much about, including the good, the bad and the ugly... but mostly ugly.

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  18. Buying global without getting hung up on one countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Sub-Saharan Africa is not just about resources, and investing there can offer investors exposure to telcos, breweries, consumer staples, cement, financial services. Here, stockbrokers trade on the floor of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in Harare.

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  19. Zimbabwe nanny jailed 22 years for stuffing crying baby in drawerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Straits Times

    A Zimbabwean nanny was jailed for 22 years after she stuffed a 10-month-old baby into a drawer "for crying too much" and then went and watched television. Violet Moyo, 22, was sentenced on Thursday after being found guilty of murder over what the judge said was a "very cruel and brutal" death, the state-run Chronicle newspaper reported.

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  20. Township Rollers warn Kaizer ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    Botswanans Township Rollers are predicting the downfall of South Africans Kaizer Chiefs this weekend even though they have never won a Champions League tie. Favoured Chiefs snatched a 2-1 preliminary-round, first-leg victory two weeks ago thanks to a stoppage-time header from centre-back Tefu Mashamaite following a corner.

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