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  1. Zimbabwe: Hwange Life Extension to Raise Power OutputRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    THE Zimbabwe Power Company says the extension of Hwange Power Station's life span will optimise its output to its design capacity of 920 megawatts for at least another 25 years. This will significantly shore up national generation capacity, which stands at an average of 1 400Mw against requirement at peak periods of demand of 2 200Mw.

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  2. Zimbabwe: Boost for Zim, EU Trade TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    The European Union is set to sign an additional 1 million euros Regional Integration Support Programme with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and International Trade Centre focusing on sanitary and phytosanitary measures, head of EU delegation to Zimbabwe Philippe Van Damme has said. Speaking at the inaugural of Zimbabwe-EU Business Information Centre in Bulawayo last week, Van Damme said the planning for the Regional Integration Support Programme had already started.

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  3. Zambia: Zim Sex Workers Undercut LocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    At night, however, the women shift from being respectable business persons to sex workers parading in the streets of Lusaka townships and patronising lodges and guest houses. The Zimbabwean sex workers have particularly found a haven in Chawama and Kuku townships where they lodge at two guest houses commonly known as Katete and Bulawayo.

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  4. Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Art Gallery to Hold Independence Day ExhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | AllAfrica.com

    THE National Art Gallery in Bulawayo is set host an art exhibition in honour of the country's independence celebrations. It is meant to engage the nation to revive the spirit of Ubuntu/Unhu, by celebrating cultural diversity and shared history, further enriching the nation's cultural heritage and tangible visual culture.

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  5. Zimbabwe: Zimsec Fails to Pay 2014 Grade 7 Exam MarkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | AllAfrica.com

    THE cash strapped Zimbabwe School Examinations Council has not paid teachers who participated in the marking of last year's grade seven examinations. The makers told New Zimbabwe.com that they had been promised payment within seven days after finishing making in November last year.

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  6. .com | Mugabe at children's party as Zim activists protest xenophobic attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | News24

    While rights activists in Harare on Friday protested xenophobic attacks in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace were attending a children's party, according to the state broadcaster. Mugabe, 91 and Grace, 49, were greeted with "screams of joy and whistling" when they arrived at the Harare city sports centre for the party, which is being held ahead of Zimbabwe's 35th independence celebrations on Saturday, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said.

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  7. Do Africa's colonial relics really matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Newsday

    In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers if colonial heritage should be forgotten. "Rhodes has fallen" - so declared the students at the University of Cape Town when a statue of one of the most influential white men to set foot in Africa was removed with the tacit agreement of the University Council last week.

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  8. Zimbabweans warn SA rapper ahead of gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Iol.co.za

    South African rapper Cassper Nyovest says he will donate all proceeds earned from his concert in Bulawayo to foreign nationals affected by xenophobic attacks, while remaining adamant that he will travel to Zimbabwe despite threats being made against him. A post on social media told him not to set foot in Zimbabwe, warning him to advise South Africans to bring the violence to an end, lest he suffer the same fate in the neighbouring country.

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  9. Oppenheimer farm invaded in ZimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Iol.co.za

    Seven men were released on bail this week for allegedly invading a vast ranch owned by a company controlled by South Africa's wealthy Oppenheimer family about 80km east of Bulawayo. Prosecutors at the Bulawayo Magistrate's Court charged Tichaona Hove, Julius Maromom Leonard Maphosa, Ronias Mawerewere, Roman Ndlovu, Talent Matungamire and Pride Maphosa, for building huts on a section of the ranch in January.

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  10. SABMiller Zim unit turns to sorghum beer to stem declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Iol.co.za

    Zimbabwe's Delta Corporation will commission a new plant to increase production of its Chibuku beer. File photo: Leon Nicholas SABMILLER'S Zimbabwean unit, Delta Corporation, would commission a new production plant for its opaque sorghum-based Chibuku beer to stem declining volumes for the soft drinks and lager beer segment, the company said this week.

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  11. Rhodes' Statue Removal Setting a Bad Precedent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CFR.org

    The statue of Cecil John Rhodes is bound by straps as it awaits removal from the University of Cape Town, April 9, 2015. This is a guest post by John Causey, a private equity practitioner with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa transactions.

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  12. Zimbabwe: Call to Boycott South African Artists Over XenophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AllAfrica.com

    ZIMBABWEANS, angered by Xenophobic attacks in South Africa aimed mostly at foreigners of African origin in that country, are pushing for a boycott of arts events featuring South African artistes. According to media reports thousands of foreigners have fled their homes seeking sanctuary at police stations fearing attacks from angry South Africans.

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  13. .com | Man in court for Australian conservationist's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News24

    A man has appeared in a Zimbabwean court charged with the murder of Australian conservationist Gregory Gibbard, state media reported on Wednesday. Xmas Mpofu, 35, is a former employee of Painted Dog Conservation, the group for which Gibbard worked as an administrator, said the Chronicle newspaper in Bulawayo.

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  14. Zimbabwe: Delta Cash Inflow DeclinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | AllAfrica.com

    DELTA Corp, the country's largest listed company says revenue for the full year to March 2015 declined 6 percent due to the decline in sales volumes for lagers and soft drinksBut the company sees improved demand across its product portfolio following price cuts, Delta said in a trading update yesterday. In the last quarter, turnover was 5 percent lower compared to the same period last year as consumer spending softened.

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  15. Zimbabwe: Zim-EU Information Centre to Be Inaugurated TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The Zimbabwe-European Business Information Centre will be jointly inaugurated in Bulawayo today by Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha and the Head of the European Union Delegation in Zimbabwe, Ambassador Philippe Van Damme. Zim-EBIC aims at increasing the capacity of Zimbabwean exporters to the EU to establish mutually beneficial linkages with their European counterparts.

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  16. Zimbabwean textures: the poetry ofJohn Eppel and Togara MuzanenhamoRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Examiner.com

    Fascinating note : Togara Muzanenhamo is a Zimbabwean poet born in Lusaka, Zambia, to Zimbabwean parents. He was brought up in Zimbabwe on his family's farm - thirty miles west of the capital Harare.

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  17. .com | Xenophobia can easily mutate into genocide - Zim ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News24

    Zimbabwe's outspoken information minister, Jonathan Moyo, hit out on Tuesday at xenophobic attacks in South Africa, warning that xenophobia could "easily mutate" into genocide. "King [Goodwill] Zwelithini must extinguish what he ignited.

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  18. .com | Put Rhodes statue back where it belongs, Zim toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | News24

    A leading Zimbabwe playwright believes a statue of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes, which was taken down in Bulawayo after independence, must be put back in place to stimulate public debate, the official Sunday News reported. Cont Mhlanga told the Bulawayo-based newspaper that re-erecting Rhodes' statue in Zimbabwe's second city would help future generations "ask pertinent questions".

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  19. Zimbabwe: Lower Broadband Charges - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Service, Supa Mandiwanzira has challenged telecommunications companies to consider a significant downward review of broadband charges taking a cue from State-owned TelOne which is offering data at 90 percent discount on prevailing charges. Unveiling the new TelOne logo, the launch of TelOne Metro WiFi Service and the launch of the TelOne Fibre to the Home Service last Friday, Minister Mandiwanzira said other ICT companies should follow suit.

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  20. Zimbabwe: Legislators Push for Minerals Exploration BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Before Parliament adjourned last month, Chegutu West MP Dextor Nduna gave notice to introduce the motion when the House resumes sitting in May. The motion, to be seconded by Bulawayo South MP Edward Cross -- if passed -- will compel government to allocate resources towards mineral exploration, and to establish a database containing up-to-date geological information. "Zimbabwe is endowed with ubiquitous mineral resources including the world's largest diamond reserves, second largest platinum reserves and 60 different types of minerals, 40 of which have been exploited to various extents," the notice of motion reads.

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