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  1. Zimbabwe: Opposition Condemns Harare Land GrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A new wave of land grabs in Harare has drawn sharp condemnation from the MDC-Renewal outfit, which has warned of dire consequences akin to the economic crisis sparked by the chaotic land reform program. In a statement Monday, the group said it has "watched with disdain the land grabs currently taking place in Harare's suburbs of Budiriro, Southlea Park and Kuwadzana 4".

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  2. Civil Society Groups Oppose Mugabe as Next AU PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Voice of America

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seen delivering a speech to a national congress of his Zanu PF party in Harare Dec. 6, 2014. Civil society organizations are opposing the likely election of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as the next president of the African Union.

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  3. Mujuru's fall from Grace continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Former Zimbabwean vice-president, Joice Mujuru, suffered a life-changing blow at the weekend when the state broadcaster stopped calling her comrade. She is now plain Mrs Mujuru.

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  4. .com | Mugabe must go demo 'dents' Zimbabwe's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    Cape Town Zimbabwe's international image has been dented after President Robert Mugabe was heckled by protesters in Zambia's capital Lusaka over the weekend, political analysts say, according to a report. Mugabe on Saturday came face to face with Zambian protesters who expressed their dislike for him over his continued 35-years grip on power.

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  5. Zimbabwe: Women Demand Harsher Penalties for Sex OffendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Women in Zimbabwe are calling for tougher penalties for sexual harassment of women amid public anger over a highly publicised street attack and with police data showing that some offenders have got off with fines as low as $5 in the past. A campaign to crack down on offenders was launched this month after a video of a gang accosting a woman in a mini skirt in the capital Harare and stripping her naked was posted on social media and went viral.

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  6. Constitution Watch 2/2015 of 23 JanuaryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Zimbabwe Situation

    ... appointment or become an MP within three months. The conduct of the by-elections is now the responsibility of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC]. There has as yet been no official reaction to threats by spokespersons for MDC-T and the new UMDC ...

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  7. No flexibility on 51/49 structure in miningRead the original story

    Yesterday | Zimbabwe Situation

    ... of its great mineral wealth to empower its people. Minister Chidhakwa said the 51 /49 was an easy structure; Zimbabwe contributes minerals and investors bring in the equipment or capital. "The only drive going forward will therefore be on whether ...

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  8. Zimbabwe: Troubling Spike in Cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TBRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    About eight years ago, 44-year-old Tilda Chihota was struck with tuberculosis which kept her bed-ridden for over six months at her rural home in Zimbabwe's Mwenezi district, 144 kilometres southwest of Masvingo, the country's oldest town. Although Chihota later recovered after receiving treatment at a local district hospital here, early this year, she was once again struck with the same ailment.

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  9. More Zimbabwe investment for data and mobile money platformsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ZIMBABWEAN mobile companies are increasingly investing more into data and mobile money platforms to plug the gaping hole left by reclining revenues from the voice category, with Econet, owned by businessman Strive Masiyiwa, Telecel Zimbabwe and NetOne sinking $46 million into the sector during the nine-month period to the end of September. Experts say growing competition from cheaper communication alternatives such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Viber among other applications is driving down earnings from voice telephony for mobile companies.

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  10. Zimbabwe: Telone Eyes 4 Percent Increase in 2015 RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Zimbabwe's fixed line operator, TelOne is expecting a four percent increase in revenue this year as the company remains bullish about its prospects. The company successfully managed to increase its revenue base by collecting debts in excess of $100 by the end of December 2014 and one of its biggest debtors was Government and private customers.

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  11. Zimbabwe: Zim's Daily Power Generation DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Zimbabwe's daily power generation has dropped to below 1 200 MW from about 1 400 MW that was being generated in recent months, statistics from the Zimbabwe Power Company show. Hwange Thermal Power Station sent out 547 MW and Kariba Hydro-Power Station 521 MW.

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  12. Zimbabwe: ZUPCO Without Passenger InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    THE Zimbabwe United Passenger Company has been operating without valid passenger liability insurance for more than a year, investigations by Newzimbabwe.com have revealed. ZUPCO has more than 200 buses plying urban and rural routes and if the company had renewed its policy they would have paid thousands of dollars.

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  13. Happy Birthday, Princess Charlene of MonacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hellomagazine.com

    ... facts you may not have known about the royal. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY 1. Charlene was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, on 25 January 1978, to sales manager Michael Kenneth Wittstock and Lynette Wittstock, who was a former competitive diver and ...

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  14. Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Republic

    "I am humbled eternally and debted to you all, my fellow citizens," said Lungu at the inauguration ceremony. "The bottom line is that we want the country to go foward and to banish poverty in our midst."

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  15. Partying to the beat of the bushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Iol.co.za

    Zimbabwe It is the last morning of 2014 and we are standing in front of the largest curtain of water in the world, the spectacular Victoria Falls. The 1 708m-wide sheet of falling water is an awe-inspiring sight and is deserving of its place as one of the year's New7Wonders of Nature.

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  16. Progress? - " Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 24th January 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Zimbabwe Situation

    Zimbabweans in the UK have welcomed the prospect of a parliamentary debate on the deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe as a means of questioning the British policy of re-engaging with Mugabe. 'We want the British government to tell us what they mean by progress in Zimbabwe' said Ephraim Tapa, President of Restoration of Human Rights in Zimbabwe .

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  17. Letter: Constitutional reform: Term limits in Grenada's parliamentRead the original story

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... controversial, with many accusing him of been autocratic and dictatorial in a similar fashion to Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. He is also been accused of having an obsession with political power and isn't interested in term limits for the prime ...

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  18. Zambia's new president Lungu pledges unity after tight voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    ... applauded the people of Zambia for "organising an exemplary, successful and peaceful election." At the ceremony, Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe said he was confident that Lungu will "succeed to keep Zambia united." "Lungu is our president ...

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  19. Edger Lungu sworn in as Zambia's new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newstime Africa

    ... defeat. The inauguration ceremony was attended by foreign dignitaries, including Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe and the current chairof the 15-member Southern African Development Community (SADC). "My prayer is that the people of Zambia ...

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  20. Constitution Watch 2/2015Read the original story

    Sunday | Zimbabwe Situation

    ... appointment or become an MP within three months. The conduct of the by-elections is now the responsibility of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission [ZEC]. There has as yet been no official reaction to threats by spokespersons for MDC-T and the new UMDC ...

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