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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Gays Cry Foul Over Stigmatisation By Nurses

A SENIOR official with the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe has said members were facing stigma and discrimination from public health care providers.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Nursing, Australia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: 750 Families to Lose Homes in Mutare Demolitions

ABOUT 750 families could be left homeless in the eastern border city of Mutare if the city council presses ahead with plans to demolish "illegal" structures near Dangamvura.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, The Federation, Alternative

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Unshelved

Book Club on Friday, July 25, 2014

Henpecked by his wife to get a better job after the school where he worked closes, Joseph takes his family from one part of Zimbabwe to another, from the comparatively safe city of Bulawayo to a relative's house near the diamond fields of Marange.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

In-depth Africa

Editorial Comment: Why a good education system benefits us all

Research around the world confirms that the most important of the criteria to improve quality of education is having good teachers.

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Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, Africa, World News, Opinion

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Grace Mugabe joins political fray

President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has declared her intention to vie for political office by seeking nomination to become ZANU PF's next chairperson of the powerful Women's League.

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Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, Africa, World News

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Bulawayo vendors assault municipal police

Public anger at official harassment was demonstrated this week when vendors assaulted municipal police who had confiscated their goods at Bulawayo's Renkini bus terminus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Riot

The Independent

Simon Calder: Monkeying around with the railways

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Zimbabwe Travel, Africa Travel, Zambia, Zambia Travel

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Government bans rough diamond export

Government this week banned the export of rough diamonds, in a move which mines minister Walter Chidhakwa claimed was meant to ensure Zimbabwe gets maximum value for its minerals.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Police Summon Information Minister Over 'Baba Jukwa'

Sources said that Moyo was asked to present himself to the CID law and order section in Harare on Thursday morning to answer questions on what he knows about Baba Jukwa.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Journalism

IRIN

New permits offer few gains for resettled Zimbabwean farmers

Newly introduced land permits for resettled smallholder farmers will bring little gain to the thousands of beneficiaries who are struggling to get loans from banks to finance their operations, say farmers' organizations and analysts.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Robert Mugabe, Agriculture, Science

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: 3 000 'Prodigal' Teachers in Limbo

About 3 000 qualified teachers who quit their jobs at the height of economic problems are still stranded after applying for re-employment in the civil service, teachers' unions said yesterday.This comes at a time when the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has reported a critical shortage of qualified personnel to fill thousands of vacant ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Tragic Accident Claims Chronicle Business Editor's Life

Chronicle Business Editor Mernat Mafirakureva has died. He was 33. Mafirakureva died on the spot last night when his vehicle was involved in a head on collision with a South Africa-bound bus along the Masvingo- Harare highway near Beatrice.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: One Year On Zanu-PF Consolidates Power, but Economy Remains in Dire Straits

One year on from Zimbabwe's heavily disputed 2013 elections, we asked Simukai Tinhu, a Zimbabwean political analyst and Nicole Beardsworth, a PhD student at Warwick University, to comment on how they think President Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party have performed in the past year.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Robert Mugabe

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Civil Society to Take On Mugabe On the Streets

CIVIC society group, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, says it will soon take to the streets to demand that President Robert Mugabe's government puts an end to the current economic crisis.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Robert Mugabe,

In-depth Africa

Old water woes, new war

For close to a decade, Harare's eastern and northern suburbs such as Mabvuku, Tafara, Ruwa, Greendale, Borrowdale, Hatcliffe, among others, have been facing water problems largely owing to the City of Harare's failure to deliver the goods.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

Towards a new Sadc Tribunal

This picture combo shows , Windhoek's historic Turnhalle Building, seat of the SADC Tribunal; Attorney-General Johannes Tomana; and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Simbarashe Mumbengegwi Lovemore Chikova News Editor The 34th Summit of Sadc heads of state and government in Victoria Falls next month presents the region with an opportunity to exorcise ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Obama on wrong side of history

Tichaona Zindoga Senior Political Writer When US President Barack Obama delivered his maiden speech on Africa in Ghana in 2009, he made reference to some African leaders being caught on the wrong side of history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Africa

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Finally Mudede admits dual citizenship is allowed

The government has finally admitted dual citizenship is allowed under the new constitution adopted last year, following months of dilly dallying over the issue.

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News24

.com | Zimbabwe arrests Chinese man with 33 000 rounds of ammo

Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.

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Agrimoney.com

Zimbabwe's wheat imports to hit record high

Political uncertainty, and a dearth of electricity, are to hamper Zimbabwe's drive to recover prominence in grains production despite healthy rains, with its wheat imports set to hit a record high.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

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