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1 hr ago | ReporterHerald.com

Zimbabwean sculptors bring art to stone

Zimbabwean sculptors Agnes Nyanhongo and her son, Stalin Tafura, work together in the Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra helping their students complete their work.

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11 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Russian firms to develop $3 bln Zimbabwe platinum mine

A Russian consortium including arms conglomerate Rostec have partnered to develop a $3 billion platinum mining project in Zimbabwe, the single biggest investment in the country since independence in 1980. The government of President Robert Mugabe has been shunned by the West for over a decade over alleged human rights abuses and it has turned to China, Russia and other emerging powers for aid, trade and investment.

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13 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Mugabe says sanctions on Russia must not be allowed

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says domination of the world by part of the international community must never be allowed. "If sanctions are to apply they must be approved by the UN and those that are being imposed on the Russian Federation have not," the 90-year-old said after meeting visiting foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Producers hail cut in gold royalty

A Zimbabwean miner works underground at Metallon Gold's mine in Shamva. Metallon is owned by Mzi Khumalo.

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The Namibian

Alcohol addiction treatment goes wrong

SACKY Shanghala, you head the Law Reform Commission and you place an advertisement from that Commission to congratulate yourself on your new position in Swapo? Is there any higher level of arrogance and waste of public funds than this? NAMIBIA should introduce a salary commission. Some people are paid way too much for their jobs, while others are paid way too little.

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Southern Africa: Regional Leaders Meet Amid Threat of Lesotho Violence

Southern African regional leaders are holding a mini-summit on Monday amid fears that the political deadlock in Lesotho could lead to violence. The South African foreign ministry announced on Friday that President Jacob Zuma would convene an enlarged meeting of the security arm of the Southern African Development Community , to consider in particular the "political and security situation" in Lesotho and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Reuters

Russia says Alrosa prospecting for Zimbabwe diamonds

Diamond mining company Alrosa is partnering a Zimbabwe-Russia joint venture company to prospect for diamonds in the southern African country, Russia's trade and industry minister said on Monday. Russia's major investment in Zimbabwe is a joint-venture diamond and gold mining company in eastern Zimbabwe, DTZ-OZGEO, and Moscow is also planning a joint platinum mining operation outside the capital Harare.

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Mayor accuses Zimbabwe National Water Authority satanism

Zinwa, the Zimbabwe National Water Authority has been accused on satanism by Martin Kizack Moyo who is the Mayor Councillor of Bulawayo; which is the second largest city in Zimbabwe after the capital Harare. a cut water supplies to a reservoir in Cowdray Park without notice, plunging the western suburbs into a water crisis.

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Zimbabwe: Russian Business Delegation Expected Today

POWERED Russian business delegation led by Foreign Minister Mr Sergey Lavrov is expected in Zimbabwe today on a three-day official visit during which a number of trade and investment deals are expected to be sealed.The delegation will interact with Government, business and industry leaders at a dinner hosted by The Herald Business in collaboration with the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe at Rainbow Towers today. Mr Lavrov will lead his delegation that has interests in several sectors of the economy, among them mining, energy, agriculture and infrastructure development.

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Zimbabwe: Blind Zimbabwean Teacher - "My Ears Are My Eyes"

Bulawayo - The blind Zimbabwean high school teacher Jacob Gwenanguruwe is one of the first disabled educators in the country to teach abled-bodied students. "When the kids are making noise I can figure out the voices and identify who is making noise.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Zimbabwe: Mapeza's Platinum Beat Caps Again

GEORGE Nyirenda once again stole the spotlight when he scored an own goal for the second consecutive week as Caps United fell 1-0 to FC Platinum in a Chibuku Super Cup quarterfinal match at Mandava Stadium on Saturday. The defender separated the two sides early in the match when he beat his goalkeeper Tafadzwa Dube to grab another own goal as he had done the previous weekend against the same side in the 6-0 ZNA Charity Shield final defeat.

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In-depth Africa

Africans prioritise land

Onyekachi Wambu Correspondent AFRICANS have an obsession with land. And rightly so.

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Zhuwao Wants to Be 'Govt Advisor'

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao says he no longer has ambition to seek public office but would like to serve the nation through providing "evidence-based research" to help the government reach informed decisions. Zhuwao made the claims in an interview with The Standard as speculation swirls that the formation of the Zhuwao Institute could be a subtle way of reinventing his floundering political career.

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Zimbabwe: 'Sekeramayi Is Wrong On Generals'

Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi's recent decision to review upwards the retirement age for military generals and other serving war veterans from 60 to 65 years, is unconstitutional, Veritas, a local lawyer grouping has said. Just over a week ago, Sekeramayi gazetted Statutory Instrument 134/2014 for non-commissioned members and Statutory Instrument 135/2014 for other officers spelling out the exception to the standard retirement age for members of the army and the air force.

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Zimbabwe: Delta, Dairibord At Loggerheads Over Advertising

Delta Beverages recently erected a billboard along Rekai Tangwena Road next to Dairibord Holdings' factory, advertising Super Sip, a ready to drink dairy beverage which was introduced onto the local market late last year to rival other existing dairy fruit flavoured beverages by Dairibord. The move by Delta Beverages to advertise competing beverage products in the vicinity of Dairibord Holdings' premises has not gone down well with the milk producer which manufactures Cascade, a competing nutritious dairy fruit mix.

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Zimbabwe: Renewed Hunt for Gold in Penhalonga

Red dust puffs up as hundreds of fatigued, barefoot illegal gold miners march in single file, carrying hoes, picks and shovels. Women, schoolchildren, young and old men wade across the river to the eastern bank.

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Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe's PHD - Academics Speak

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe defied all odds when she graduated with the Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Zimbabwe on Friday. News of her feat was received with surprise, even shock, by many who marvelled at how quickly she had worked on it and graduated.

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Zimbabwe: Bogus Municipal Police On the Rampage

Bogus municipal police officers are on the rampage in Harare's Central Business District, extorting money from unsuspecting street vendors. Harare Metropolitan Police Chief Inspector, Rachel Mawoyo, told a meeting of vendors and council officials in Harare on Thursday that her office was aware that there were bogus municipal police who were confiscating goods and extorting money from vendors in the city.

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Zimbabwe: Dr Grace Mugabe - Now the Sky Is the Limit

In his traditional interviews granted to ZTV every February to mark his birthday, President Mugabe this year said he was sticking on to the leadership of his party and therefore country because he was afraid his party would disintegrate due to factional fissures that have been growing deeper by the day. He also confirmed that, even at the age of 90, he did not want anyone to discuss his retirement or succession because it was not yet due -- that he was still around and not going anywhere! Mugabe said: "But why should it [succession] be discussed when it's not due? Is it due? Well, the leadership still exists that runs the country.

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Local not lekker for Innscor

Innscor Africa, which operates franchised fast foods and Spar retail outlets in Zimbabwe and the region, last week said it was reviewing its strategy after taking an earnings knock from declining economic fundamentals and an increasingly competitive environment. The Zimbabwe-listed company operates bakeries, Chicken Inn, Nando's and other franchised fast food counters in Zimbabwe and the southern African region.

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