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37 min ago | Mail & Guardian

Quiet death of an important SADC institution

Zimbabwean farmer Ben Freeth with his father Zach in a Windhoek court in 2008, where the SADC tribunal heard an appeal against the expropriation of white-owned farms.

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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Transform Deals Into Real Projects

President Robert Mugabe's tail is up after a five-day visit to China during which government officials signed what the state media trumpeted "mega-deals" amounting to at least US$4 billion.

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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Zim Dollar Return Suicidal - Mangudya

In his maiden mid-term monetary policy statement presentation on Monday, Mangudya said government should demonetise the Zimbabwe dollar currency to restore confidence in the financial markets.

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4 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Britain must take the plank out of its own eye first

Tafara Shumba It came out this week that Britain was putting pressure on Zimbabwe to pay pension to around 2000 British citizens who served in the Rhodesian civil service.

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8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mujuru Opens DNA Testing Centre

Acting President Joice Mujuru yesterday officially opened the country's first DNA testing centre, bringing local solutions in the fight against sexual abuse as well as other criminal and civil matters.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

TrekEarth

CURTAINS & WALL

Here we have a almost dry wall in the edge of the Victoria Falls Canyon. Even with very few water the place is amazing.

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In-depth Africa

A pearl of wisdom now presides over SADC

Obi Egbuna Jnr Correspondent WHEN President Mugabe assumed the mantle of leadership of Sadc last weekend, that infamous adage experience is the best teacher, took on a very special and historic slant, in relationship to African regional and continental politics.

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In-depth Africa

The media and parliamentary accountability

Zvamaida Murwira Mr Speaker Sir Government ministries and departments have a lot to do in adhering to the Constitution of Zimbabwe and the Public Finance Management Act on how to manage public resources if a media workshop convened by Parliament last week is anything to go by.

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In-depth Africa

Man 'with a history of troubles'

The death of Cde Witness Pasichigare Magunda Mangwende on Saturday February 26, 2005 robbed the nation of a dedicated nationalist, revolutionary and diplomat.

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Related Topix: World News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Africa

Zimbabwe Situation

Mpofu to be quizzed over US$600 000 legal fees

The High Court ruled yesterday that former Mines and Mining Development Minister Obert Mpofu must explain himself for authorising payment of US$600 000 as legal fees to a Harare law firm under unclear circumstances.

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The Star Online

Analysis - With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China

Snubbed by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue his country's sinking economy.

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Ham and High

From West Hampstead to Zimbabwe: Doris Lessing's mammoth book collection donated to Harare library

More than 3,000 books began their journey from West Hampstead to Zimbabwe this morning after Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing's literary collection was bequeathed to Harare City Library.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Council Terminates Augur Joint Venture

Harare City Council has terminated its joint venture with Augur Investments under Sunshine Properties after the latter failed to implement the projects within the agreed time frame.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Two Presidential Terms not Ideal for Africa - Chissano

"Two terms is not long enough for African leaders... it is very short in my case I would complete my work in a third term, although I decided not to compete "said the former President of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano, during a southern Africa lawyers' Forum which took place last week just in Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe.

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In-depth Africa

Meat vending raises stink

Meat vending has increased as phenomenally as have other commodities in recent times but concerns have spiked over health and an increase in livestock theft.

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In-depth Africa

'We've a history of achievement'

President Mugabe hands over one of the several awards to PSMAS group public public relations executive Ms Mavis Gumbo while her colleague looks on Premier Service Medical Aid Society dominated the news headlines over high salaries and benefits early this year.

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In-depth Africa

Msika: Visionary, fearless founding nationalist

Cde Joseph Wilfred Msika, the former Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and ZANU-PF's Vice President and second secretary, was a visionary leader and fearless founding nationalist who held firm and strong to the bitter end.

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MacLeans

Good news, bad news

Finally, some good news on the foreign correspondent front: After being held for nearly two years in a Syrian prison run by an affiliate of al-Qaeda, American freelance journalist Peter Theo Curtis was freed on Sunday with help from American ally and frequent hostage negotiatior, Qatar.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Reserve Bank to Import Special Coins to Ease Shortages - Report

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe , or the central bank, said Monday it will import special coins with similar value to those currently circulating in the economy to ease a shortage of change in the economy.

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Iol.co.za

Zim opposition protesters beaten, arrested

Zimbabwe riot police detained a dozen opposition protesters and beat up others at a demonstration on Wednesday over high unemployment, an AFP correspondent witnessed.

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