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1 hr ago | United Methodist Church

Pastors recall circuit riding on bicycles

A bicycle was the only way to travel from one United Methodist congregation to another in 1977, recalled two pastors who found much to celebrate at the Ebenezer Conference, the largest United Methodist Church convention ever held in Zimbabwe.

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2 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Zimbabwe's neglected elderly farmers

On his three-hectare plot he uses cow dung manure on his maize, local herbs to treat his cattle, and believes the benefits of chemical fertilizers are a "white man's myth".

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: AMH Reporter Bags Two Media Mining Awards

Mutare-based Alpha Media Holdings reporter Obey Manayiti on Friday scooped two prizes at the inaugural Media Mining Awards held in Harare.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Opposition Parties in Disarray

Zimbabwe's opposition parties are in serious disarray and are fast becoming irrelevant to the struggle for survival which the people are engaged in on a daily basis.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Mugabe says 'friendly' China vows to help Zimbabwe economy

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, returning from a state visit to China, said on Sunday Beijing had pledged to assist his southern African country's ailing economy "to the best of its ability".

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In-depth Africa

Berita Khumalo meets Shingi Mangoma at Harare Jazz Festival

Zimbabwe's two most promising female artistes South Africa-based beauty Berita Khumalo and another vivacious singer Shingi Mangoma will be part of the forthcoming Harare Jazz Festival scheduled for September 13 at Belgravia Sports Club.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Charamba's New Album Finally Out

After a hiatus by arguably the most recognisable duo in gospel music, Charles and Olivia, many had capitalised from the Charamba creativity block to establish themselves in the nation's favourite genre of solace.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Voice of America

Zimbabwe's Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Drop

Zimbabwean women react as they wait to casts their votes at a polling station in Domboshava, about 45 km north of Harare, July 31, 2013.

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Cybercast News Service

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old.

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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

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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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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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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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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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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News24

.com | Zimbabwe cops beat, detain opposition protesters

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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