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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Cde Sally was a courageous mother

The first heroine to be buried at the national Heroes Acre, Cde Sally Mugabe died in Harare on January 27, 1992 and was laid to rest on February 1. Affectionately known to many Zimbabweans as Amai, the former First Lady died of a kidney ailment.

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7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Unclear whether sanctions can influence Russia

No one doubts the latest EU and US economic sanctions on Russia will inflict significant costs, but whether they can force Moscow to reverse course in Ukraine is a completely different question.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Africa, World News, Vladimir Putin

12 hrs ago | SW Radio Africa

Police looking for MDC-T youth leaders over protest

Police in Harare have reportedly summoned two MDC-T youth leaders over an anti-government protest that was staged by party youths in Harare on Thursday.

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Govt Maintains Freeze Despite Mugabe Vow

GOVERNMENT will maintain its freeze on employment in the civil service to cut costs despite President Robert Mugabe's recent encouragement to open posts in the health sector.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa,

17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Minerals to Back U.S.$10 Billion China Loan, Mugabe

THE country has no money to fund implementation of its five-year ZimAsset economic blueprint and will use its resources to mobilise the capital, President to fund ZimAsset which runs from 2013 to 2018.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Obama welcomes Africa to Washington

President Barack Obama, whose election in 2008 as the first black American president sparked huge expectations in Africa, will at last hold a summit next week for the continent's leaders.

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Related Topix: Washington, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The New Zealand Herald

Friday, August 8

1918 - The British, with Australian and Canadian forces, begin an offensive on the Western Front causing the German lines to crumble.

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IRIN

Tobacco-curing eats up Zimbabwe's forests

While, smoking tobacco is extremely harmful for human beings growing it has been good for Zimbabwe's economy and its farmers.

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SW Radio Africa

Electoral Amendment Bill takes away Diaspora voting rights

The Crisis Coalition in Zimbabwe has said the Electoral Amendment Bill, which sailed through the ZANU PF dominated Parliament without adjustments, is 'patently unconstitutional' and President Mugabe should not sign it into law.

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SW Radio Africa

MDC-T youths in anti-government protests in Harare

Hundreds of youths from the MDC-T gathered in central Harare on Thursday to protest against the government of President Robert Mugabe, blaming him for failing to create jobs or improve the economy.

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The News-Gazette

This day in history: July 31, 2014

On July 31, 1964, the American space probe Ranger 7 reached the moon, transmitting pictures back to Earth before impacting the lunar surface.

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New Vision

Mugabe's wife joins fray over Zimbabwe succession

The surprise nomination of President Robert Mugabe's wife to head the ruling party's powerful women's wing has injected new intrigue into the fight to succeed the 90-year-old strongman.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Joyce Mujuru, Movement for Democratic Change (Zimbabwe)

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Today in History a " July 3112:01 am

On July 31, 1964, the American space probe Ranger 7 reached the moon, transmitting pictures back to Earth before impacting the lunar surface.

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Related Topix: Jim Reeves, Country, Air Accidents, Woodland Hills, CA, Opinion

In-depth Africa

Editorial Comment: Zanu-PF: Time for introspection

TWELVE months ago today, Zanu-PF scored a crushing victory against the MDC-T sweeping 1 493 out of 1 958 wards in the local authority elections, translating to over 76 percent dominance in local government countrywide.

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In-depth Africa

Cde Cain Nkala: A fighter who epitomised principle

Chairman of the Bulawayo Province of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association Cde Cain Nkala was abducted from his Magwegwe West home in Bulawayo and his body was later found buried in a shallow grave on November 15, 2001.

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SW Radio Africa

I don't know it all, says Biti as he calls for dialogue

Ex-Finance Minister Tendai Biti has agreed with President Robert Mugabe's wife that no one person has all the answers to the Zim crisis, saying that is why dialogue is crucial.

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In-depth Africa

Gideon Gono's Way To Parliament Cleared

Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's elevation to Manicaland Senator now appears imminent after Parliament passed the Electoral Amendment Bill.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Africa, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Scotsman.com

Grace Mugabe steps on road to succeed her husband

Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe, has agreed to head his party's powerful women's league in a surprise first move into frontline politics.

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In-depth Africa

Cde Tawengwa stood for social justice, welfare

Cde Solomon Chirume Tawengwa, the first Executive Mayor of Harare and Zanu-PF Politburo member, died at his Highlands home on Tuesday afternoon, October 26, 2004.

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SW Radio Africa

Media Commission rejects invitation by Moyo's media panel

The Zimbabwe Media Commission has reportedly rejected an invitation to appear before the controversial media panel created by Information Minister Jonathan Moyo, insisting that the panel is duplicating the responsibilities of the constitutionally appointed Commission.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Africa, World News

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