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28 min ago |

Zimbabwe: 'Mutsvangwa Still in Central Committee'

Zanu-PF secretary for legal affairs Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said Manicaland Senator Monica Mutsvangwa was still a Central Committee member despite contesting for the provincial chairmanship last year.


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4 hrs ago |

Zimbabwe: Tobacco Farmers Reject Deforestation Charge

NEWLY resettled tobacco farmers have rejected as nonsense charges by some environmentalists that they are contributing to massive deforestation in some parts of the country.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science

8 hrs ago |

Zimbabwe: Ruling Party U-Turns on White Farmers Eviction Vow

JUSTICE Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has vigorously denied President Robert Mugabe demanded the expulsion of the few white farmers who remain on the country's prime agricultural land.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Robert Mugabe

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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President Launches Information Centre

President Mugabe yesterday launched the Murombedzi Community Information Centre as part of a programme to ensure rural communities have access to information technology, a critical aspect to foster growth and development.


Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, World News, Africa, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Global Voices Online

A Plea to Pope Francis to Take Action Against African Dictators

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Robert Mugabe, World News, Africa, Teodoro Obiang, Paul Biya, Cameroon

Zimbabwe: Nathaniel Manheru

THE other day I critically wrote about commemorative rituals for Bulawayo as "a modern city", rituals which in damning inadvertency, panegyrized the Rhodesian white settler ethos, all at the expense of colonialism's beast of burden, the African.


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Southern Africa: AU and SADC Dilemma Over U.S Mugabe Snub

African leaders are facing a dilemma over whether to boycott a landmark US-Africa summit next month in solidarity with President Robert Mugabe who has been snubbed by President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Africa

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo's John Love Motors Shuts Down

Bulawayo's John Love Motors has become the latest company to shut down, with observers saying the demise of one of the most popular firms will further diminish the city's image.


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Christian Science Monitor

Robert Mugabe's racial decree on whites and land brings backlash

President Robert Mugabe 's statement early this month that whites will no longer be allowed to own land in Zimbabwe , and that any white farmers still left will be kicked out, raised eyebrows at home and abroad.


Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Zimbabwe: 'Baba Jukwa' Back At the Sunday Mail

STAFF at the Sunday Mail say they are feeling insecure and living in fear after their suspended editor Edmund Kudzayi, whom the state suspects is the shadowy Facebook character and blogger widely known as Baba Jukwa, threatened those that celebrated his arrest.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison


LIVE: Mokoomba @ Music Haven at Central Park, 6/29/14

With Mona Golub at the helm, the slogan for the Music Haven Concert Series is, "Traveling the world one concert at a time," and the series kicked off its 25th anniversary season last month in Africa.


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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Governments commit to fight malaria

Countries in the sub Saharan region have committed to eliminate and expand malaria control in all hard-to-reach migrant and mobile communities in Africa .


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Zimbabwe Situation

Zimbabwe expecting 3300MT of sugar beans

Zimbabwe is projecting to produce 3300 metric tonnes of sugar beans this year following an increased number of small holder communal farmers taking up the crop which has ready markets, an official has said.Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union president Wonder Chabikwa told this publication that sugar beans production has maintained a slight increase ... (more)


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Mail & Guardian

Fast forward to a new Zimbabwe: Q&A with Tendai Biti

Sweeping change a necessity: Tendai Biti says the key elements of the new movement are democratisation, economic and social transformation, and moral rehabilitation.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Movement for Democratic Change (Zimbabwe), Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: President Calls for Unfreezing of Health Sector Posts

President Mugabe yesterday paid tribute to a team of over 50 medical professionals who successfully performed a delicate operation to separate Siamese twins last Tuesday at Harare Children's Hospital, saying they did the country proud and deserved to be honoured.


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Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Admits Failure, Calls On MDC-T for Ideas

ZANU PF has finally admitted that it is clueless on how to solve the economic crisis facing the country, and now wants to engage the opposition for ideas.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Rugare Gumbo, Robert Mugabe

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Zimbabwe: Insurance Congress Comes to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe will from September 27 to October 2, 2014, host the Insurance Congress of Developing Countries, in Victoria Falls at the Elephant Hills Resort.


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Zimbabwe: Academics Dismiss Philanthropy Doctorates

Academics yesterday dismissed honorary doctorate degrees conferred on various personalities by the Philanthropy Institute of Zimbabwe arguing that the institution has no authority to do so.


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Zimbabwe conjoined twins separated

Zimbabwe surgeons have successfully separated conjoined twin babies, a first for the country's down-at-heel health service and an achievement that has been hailed by President Robert Mugabe.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Medicine, Surgery, Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: Govt Expedites U.S $300 Million for Power Plant Expansion

GOVERNMENT has taken a big step towards implementation of the Kariba South Hydro Power Station expansion project by setting up a company to take ownership of the plant's assets, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets has established.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power