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31 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

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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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

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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AllAfrica.com

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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Iol.co.za

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.

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AllAfrica.com

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.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Women Venture Into Technological Innovation

For 22-year-old Moselyn Muchena, a final year computer science student at the University of Zimbabwe, it seemed obvious to create a mobile application offering easy access to services in the local catering industry, largely because of the huge number of female entrepreneurs in that sector.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Chitungwiza Engulfed By Waste and Filth

There is a looming health crisis in Chitungwiza as the town has been engulfed by waste and filth following a strike by council workers.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Toll Fees Hike Triggers Lawsuit - Lawyers Want Increase Set ...

A group of lawyers has filed an urgent High Court application challenging the increase in toll fees, in some instances by 100 percent, announced by Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Obert Mpofu last week.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Scotsman.com

Zimbabwean tourist is eighth victim of crocodiles

A ZIMBABWEAN holiday-maker has been killed by a 14ft-long crocodile at the Lake Kariba tourist resort in the north-west of the country.

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NEWS.com.au

Holmes a Court 'shaken and saddened'

BUSINESSMAN Peter Holmes a Court's wedding has been hit by tragedy after guests were involved in a Zimbabwe train accident.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

In Zimbabwe, journalist detained for covering demonstration

Police detained for several hours a reporter for the independent Daily News on July 3, 2014, local journalists told CPJ.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Platinum Miners Decry 15 Percent Export Levy

Platinum mining firms have warned that the 15 percent levy Government imposed on raw platinum exports could lead to a collapse of the strategic industry.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Govt Seeks Partner for Walvis Bay Venture

Government is considering partnering the private sector in the construction of its Walvis Bay Dry Port facility under a public private partnership arrangement.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Turns Zim Into Economic Wasteland, Tsvangirai

THE country's economy has been reduced to an informal wasteland with the Zanu PF government out of ideas on how to stem the slide while President Robert Mugabe remains closeted at his private Harare mansion, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has charged.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mutsvangwa Signs Hybrid Rice Production MoU

Businessman and farmer Ambassador Christopher Mutsvangwa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese firm to begin a pilot project to produce hybrid rice, which has the potential to ensure large scale rice production not only in Zimbabwe, but in the sadc region.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: City in New Parking Deal

Parkrite Africa, owned by Zimbabweans and Israelis, will provide parking services to cities and towns within Zimbabwe as well as in the SADC region.

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