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1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: 'Prophet' Steals U.S.$4 000 Lobola Money

A University of Zimbabwe lecturer lost US$3 800 bride price to his church leader and a self-styled prophet belonging to an apostolic sect during prayer sessions.

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1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: ICT Provides Opportunity to Grow Zim Economy - Wharton

UNITED States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton says the Information, Communications Technology sector has great potential to revive and grow Zimbabwe's economy.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Monitor

Fat Boy, marriage is not as crappy as you say

My dear Fat Boy, my first plan on reading your take on marriage in Saturday Monitor's Full Woman last weekend, was to ignore you.

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BBC News

Hip-hop is drifting toward 'oblivion'

"Hip-hop has taken over black music," writes Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, drummer for The Roots and band leader for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Vladimir Putin, World News, Africa

Athens Banner-Herald

Smith: Swept away by Zimbabwe's beauty and pain

In 1984 on a trip to South Africa, there was an opportunity to fly from Johannesburg to Bulawayo, followed by a journey by van to Victoria Falls, which brought about one of the most memorable trips I have ever experienced.

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Zim joins calls for civil society participation at US summit

Zimbabwean civil society organisations have backed calls for the inclusion of such groups at the upcoming US-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, with pressure building on Barack Obama to honour his commitments to supporting human rights and democracy across Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Activism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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Military junta subverting democratic processes

The continuation of the country's political and economic crisis, nine months after the 2013 elections, is a result of the failure by the government of national unity to implement security sector reforms, a leading human rights campaigner has said.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Robert Mugabe

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Trade Fair kicks off to a bad start

The Southern Eye said 'intermittent' power cuts rocked the opening day leaving some exhibitors wondering whether Zimbabwe was serious about attracting foreign investment.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo, Denis Sassou-nguesso

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: A 16-Year-Old Domestic Worker in Harare

It's not uncommon for poverty-stricken youth in rural Zimbabwe to find work as housemaids and gardeners in the city.

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Bloomberg

Mugabe's Party Said to Weigh Reintroducing Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe is weighing the reintroduction of the national currency it abandoned in 2009 in favor of the U.S. dollar as it struggles to meet its monthly wage bill, three members of the ruling party's decision-making body said.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Economy Needs More Than Makandiwa's Prophecy

Economists, politicians, clergy and many ordinary Zimbabweans have criticized a popular Zimbabwean prophet, who told worshippers at his weekend "Judgement Night 2" service that the country will soon see better days, and all because of prayer.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: U.S Returns to ZITF After Long Absence

The number of countries participating at this year's 55th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair has marginally increased to 19 with the United States of America returning after a long absence.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Robert Mugabe, Joyce Mujuru

Tue Apr 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mutare Bids to Sack 350 Workers

SOME 350 Mutare contract workers could be rendered jobless if the council management presses ahead with plans to trim its workforce to contain the unwieldy wage bill.

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Family blames detention for death of cancer patient

The family of a cancer patient, who is reported to have died just hours after being released from a major referral hospital, has said he might still be alive had he not been detained and allowed to continue his treatment elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Health, Liver Cancer,

News24

African troops capture junior rebel commander

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly claimed that he earns a monthly salary of $4 000, the lowest for any head of state in southern Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Uganda, Joseph Kony

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Zimbabweans criticise Mugabe's independence speech

On Friday Mugabe lashed out at what he called Europe's 'homosexual nonsense' and condemned its leaders for refusing to accept his hold on power.

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Mudede added to US targeted sanctions list

Those added to the list are ZANU PF functionaries Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede, ZANU PF supporter and Chinese tycoon Sam Pa, Zim-based Singaporean lawyer Jimmy Zerenie and his company Sino Zim Development.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Leave Promiscuity to Tsvangirai, Mugabe Tells Youths

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has warned the country's youths against promiscuity, telling them to leave such shameful and risky behaviour to the likes of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

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News24

Al-Shabaab: We'll keep killing politicians

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly claimed that he earns a monthly salary of $4 000, the lowest for any head of state in southern Africa.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: I Earn U.S $4000, Claims Bob After U.S $5 Million Wedding

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reportedly claimed that he earns a monthly salary of $4,000, the lowest for any head of state in southern Africa.

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Related Topix: Robert Mugabe, Wedding, World News, Africa

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