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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

ZImplast to spend R7.4bn to upgrade refinery

The Zimbabwean unit of the world's second largest platinum producer Implats will spend $690 million to upgrade its base metals refinery, the chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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Fly Africa launches operations from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

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10 hrs ago | SW Radio Africa

Ministers in Russia amid 'discord' over minerals

A Zim ministerial delegation is in Russia to explore joint venture opportunities in mineral exploration, according to the State media reports.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Zimbabwe: 'Wrongly Accused' Zim Driver Rots in Zambia Jail

A ZIMBABWEAN truck driver who is being accused of armed robbery has been rotting in prison in Livingstone, Zambia, for the past seven months under unclear circumstances.

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Editorial Comment: Curbing road carnage everyone's duty

ZIMBABWEANS yesterday woke up to yet another report of a horrific traffic accident along the Harare-Beitbridge highway in which at least 18 people lost their lives.

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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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Suspicious fire destroys home of MDC-Team Renewal official

The home of a district official in the MDC-Team Renewal party is reported to have been completely destroyed in a fiery blaze on Sunday, as the breakaway political group held a leadership meeting in Mutare.

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Two-month-old baby killed by municipal police

A baby was run over and crushed to death by a Masvingo municipal driver who was pursuing fleeing vendors on Monday.

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Zimbabwe: Boastful Mpofu Denies Seeking $10 Million Bribe

FORMER Mines Minister Obert Mpofu on Monday denied claims he solicited for a $10 million bribe from embattled Core Mining and Mineral Resources director Lovemore Kurotwi who is being tried for an alleged $2 billion diamond mining fraud.

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Iol.co.za

World needs a prosperous Africa - Obama

US President Barack Obama kicked up a major outreach to Africa on Monday by urging youth leaders to build a "prosperous and self-reliant" future for the continent built on civil rights and the rule of law.

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Editorial Comment: Ministers must take Parliament seriously

THE new Constitution of Zimbabwe is very clear that the Vice President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers have an obligation to attend Parliament and to answer questions where the need arises, but it boggles the mind why some ministers feel they are above the supreme law.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Cde Musarurwa: A witty, uncompromising journalist

The death of Willie Musarurwa on April 3, 1990, brought gloom to the fraternity of journalists and his many admirers in Zimbabwe and elsewhere.

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Halo over Tsvangirai is gone - forever

Why would the so-called international community waste its time and talents focusing on Zimbabwe when there are hotter and more deserving issues such as Gaza, Ukraine, Boko Haram, Iraq, Libya, Syria and so on? From a very pedestrian point of view, the recent visit to the United Kingdom by opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was nothing to write home ... (more)

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Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF MP Abducted As Baba Jukwa Saga Takes Ugly Twist

ZANU PF MP for Mutare South, Irene Zindi, was on Friday abducted by three men who claimed to be police detectives investigating the Baba Jukwa case.

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Blog: Zimbabwe court strikes down criminal defamation; implementation to be seen

In a landmark ruling, the Zimbabwean Constitutional Court on July 22 declared unconstitutional a section of the draconian Criminal Law Act that criminalizes defamation.

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Iol.co.za

16 dead in Zim road accident

Sixteen people were killed in southern Zimbabwe on Monday when a minibus collided head-on with a truck on the main road to the South African border.

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SW Radio Africa

Zimbabweans jittery as Grace enters politics

President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace was this weekend nominated to the top of the ruling ZANU PF's powerful Women's League as its Secretary, as SW Radio Africa reported Friday.

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Study: Fist bumps are less germy than handshakes

Two men fist-bump in greeting to avoid shaking hands during the cholera crisis in Harare on Decemeber 13, 2008.

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Zimbabwe: EU to Review Mugabe Sanctions Next Year

The European Union has expressed mixed feelings over political developments in Zimbabwe at a time the continental bloc is in the process of assessing chances of resuming direct cooperation with the Zimbabwean government in November.

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Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai's Rigging Claims Questioned

T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was last week given a torrid time at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, also known as Chatham House in Britain, where he was presenting a paper titled: "Zimbabwe After the Disputed Election: The Way Forward."

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