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GALZ volunteers arrested over media training workshop
Two volunteers working with the rights group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe were arrested on Wednesday, while attending a media training workshop in Harare.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Bill Watch a " Parliamentary Committees 11/2014 of 7th March
Members of the public may attend these meeting, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. they may listen but not speak.
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10 directors to go as Harare council downsizes
The scandal-ridden Harare City Council has announced a massive downsizing exercise which will see ten directors sharing $3million as part of their retrenchment package, along with about 1,000 other workers being paid out.
8,000 Zim Workers Left Jobless as 75 Companies Shutdown
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions says about 75 companies failed to open after the festive season, leaving at least 8,000 workers jobless.
Zimbabwe: U.S.$400 Million Deal for City Roads Rehab
HARARE councillors have authorised town clerk Dr Tendai Mahachi to conclude a US$400 million joint venture agreement between council and Neo Capital of South Africa for rehabilitation and maintenance of the capital's major roads.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
MDC suspends official who urged Tsvangirai to quit
The Danish government has reportedly blamed Zimbabwe's failing economy on the under-utilisation of huge tracts of land by the beneficiaries of the country's land reform programme.
Inter Press Service
Women Turn Potatoes into Gold in Zimbabwe's Cities
Potato plants in the backyard of Lina Chingama, 44, from Zimbabwe's Norton town, 40 kilometres west of the capital Harare.
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Activist Loots U.S $4000 From Harare, Daily
FAILED Zanu PF councillor and former Harare province youth league leader, Jim Kunaka, has been accused of looting council funds meant to pay salaries for the local authority's work force.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Zimbabwe: 1 500 Cry Foul As Chiyangwa Repossesses Stoneridge Stands
At least 1 442 people have lost residential stands to businessman Phillip Chiyangwa's Pinnacle Property Holdings Limited at Stoneridge Farm in Harare after they allegedly defaulted on payment.Pinnacle Property Holdings said in a statement yesterday that the residential stands were now up for grabs after it ordered the residents out.
Zimbabwe: Seven Perish in Shangani Road Accident
SEVEN people, all men, died on the spot, while attending to a broken down car, along the Bulawayo Harare road, after they were mowed down by a speeding Toyota Gaia that was traveling to Bulawayo from Harare on Friday night.
Zimbabwe: Harare Car Clamping Plans Anger Residents
HARARE city council authorities have torched a storm among residents and motorists after announcing plans to increase traffic related fines and to authorise parking marshals to clamp vehicles owned by offending motorists.
Zimbabwe: Bona, Simba - Royalty Meets Royalty
It was bound to be a fairytale wedding - and it happily turned out so. From the moment that the media got a whiff of the marriage of Bona, daughter to President Mugabe, and Simba Chikore, excitement and speculation swirled around, culminating in the "wedding of the year" last week.Yet precious little was known of Bona's mystery man.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Zimbabwe's opposition suspends official who asked leader to quit
Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change on Friday suspended a senior official who had asked party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to quit, a move which has divided a party recovering from election defeat last year.
Zimbabwe: Isolation Must End
AS we report elsewhere in this edition, a delegation from the International Monetary Fund is expected in Harare next week to monitor Zimbabwe's progress on the Staff Monitoring Programme .
Mail & Guardian
Chinese firm gets prime Zim land
A farm seized by the government has been handed over to a Chinese developer to build an exclusive housing estate for senior government officials.
Doylestown church embraces Zimbabwe couple in crisis
He needed emergency dialysis, and Lisa, 27, had tracked down the only nephrologist in their native Zimbabwe who could perform the procedure.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Editorial Comment: Dr Chombo, the ball is in your court
Early last month, we published a story based on a December 2013 report by consulting engineer Mr Peter Morris in which the expert highlighted that a water deal between the City of Harare and China National Machinery and Equipment Import and Export Corporation could have been As has become the norm with some public officials in Zimbabwe, city ... (more)
IWD 2014: Empowering women entrepreneurs is good business
A Zimbabwean trader sells fruit and vegetables at a rural marketplace outside the capital Harare, April 5, 2008.
FAO and EU help Zimbabwe's farmers expand productivity and commercialization
The 4-year US$19 million programme will be managed by FAO and will focus on smallholder irrigation and livestock production support activities.