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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

In-depth Africa

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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In-depth Africa

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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AllAfrica.com

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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CPJ Press Freedom Online

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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KHOU-TV Houston

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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Related Topix: World News, Health, Cholera, Africa, Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom,

AllAfrica.com

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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AllAfrica.com

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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Vision

The origin of the anthem, flag and emblem

RECENTLY the Government came up with unpopular proposal that the National Anthem of Uganda should be changed because it was somehow dull.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, The National, Entertainment, Television, Zambia

In-depth Africa

Time Sadc expedites response to power deficit

Lloyd Gumbo Sadc member-states need to expedite their response to the electricity deficit in the region if they are to keep pace with developmental trends throughout the world.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Cricketer International

Zimbabwe A inch ahead on bowlers' day

Zimbabwe A 135 for 6 lead Afghanistan 105 by 30 runs Scorecard Sixteen wickets tumbled on the first day - all to the seamers - at the Country Club in Harare but it was the hosts Zimbabwe A who had their noses in front.

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Iol.co.za

Goldfish splash with top artists

The Cape Town duo, who are currently in Ibiza, Spain, would not reveal exactly which artists they were working with, but said they were very "excited".

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: MP in the Dock for Insulting Mugabe

AN opposition MP who is being accused of insulting President Robert Mugabe way back in 2005 was back in court last week.

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Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Lays Into 'Arrogant' Biti

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Friday hit out at ousted MDC-T secretary general Tendai Biti, accusing the former finance minister of arrogance, adding that his party's electoral loss to Zanu PF a year ago was God's punishment for his 'know-it-all' attitude.

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Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep

Radio Netherlands Worldwide

How much influence do you have? Really. Does your vote truly count? Does anyone speak for you? Democracy is up for grabs.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

President Mugabe Obsessed With Tsvangirai

If Morgan Tsvangirai was a woman, he would by now be Mugabe's second wife. It is hardly a day without a ZANU PF cabinet Minister chanting derogatory tunes or blame on Tsvangirai.

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Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, Africa, World News, Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front

The Aiken Standard

Church's career with the United Nations made him a world traveler

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Richard Church spent 25 years working for the United Nations.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: New Permits Offer Few Gains for Resettled 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

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