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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Leaford Opens Engineering Division

Bulawayo based heavy duty electrical manufacturing and engineering firm, Leaford Electric Rewinds has opened an engineering division meant to complement the company's intention to tap into the regional export market to boost operations.

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Yesterday | SW Radio Africa

Police ban workers protest

Police in Harare this week banned the Zimbabwe Railways and Artisans Union's peaceful marches, which were scheduled for next week in the country's four major cities.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

In-depth Africa

Cde Cain Nkala: A fighter who epitomised principle

Chairman of the Bulawayo Province of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association Cde Cain Nkala was abducted from his Magwegwe West home in Bulawayo and his body was later found buried in a shallow grave on November 15, 2001.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: 'Wrongly Accused' Zim Driver Rots in Zambia Jail

A ZIMBABWEAN truck driver who is being accused of armed robbery has been rotting in prison in Livingstone, Zambia, for the past seven months under unclear circumstances.

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In-depth Africa

Editorial Comment: Curbing road carnage everyone's duty

ZIMBABWEANS yesterday woke up to yet another report of a horrific traffic accident along the Harare-Beitbridge highway in which at least 18 people lost their lives.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Boastful Mpofu Denies Seeking $10 Million Bribe

FORMER Mines Minister Obert Mpofu on Monday denied claims he solicited for a $10 million bribe from embattled Core Mining and Mineral Resources director Lovemore Kurotwi who is being tried for an alleged $2 billion diamond mining fraud.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Banks Have No Capacity to Support Companies'

Speaking in Bulawayo last week, BAZ immediate past President said due to the liquidity crunch, local banks had no capacity to provide loans to local companies.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Unshelved

Book Club on Friday, July 25, 2014

Henpecked by his wife to get a better job after the school where he worked closes, Joseph takes his family from one part of Zimbabwe to another, from the comparatively safe city of Bulawayo to a relative's house near the diamond fields of Marange.

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Bulawayo vendors assault municipal police

Public anger at official harassment was demonstrated this week when vendors assaulted municipal police who had confiscated their goods at Bulawayo's Renkini bus terminus.

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The Independent

Simon Calder: Monkeying around with the railways

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Cde Muchachi: Doughty fighter of the liberation war

A veteran politician and nationalist, Cde Clement Muneri Muchachi, died in Gweru on October 8, 2001 after a long struggle with hypertension.

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Government bans rough diamond export

Government this week banned the export of rough diamonds, in a move which mines minister Walter Chidhakwa claimed was meant to ensure Zimbabwe gets maximum value for its minerals.

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Chronicle business editor dies in car crash

The Business editor of the Chronicle, Mernet Mafirakureva, has died after the car he was driving collided head on with a bus near Beatrice, along the Harare to Masvingo highway.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: 3 000 'Prodigal' Teachers in Limbo

About 3 000 qualified teachers who quit their jobs at the height of economic problems are still stranded after applying for re-employment in the civil service, teachers' unions said yesterday.This comes at a time when the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has reported a critical shortage of qualified personnel to fill thousands of vacant ... (more)

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Zimbabwe: Civil Society to Take On Mugabe On the Streets

CIVIC society group, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, says it will soon take to the streets to demand that President Robert Mugabe's government puts an end to the current economic crisis.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

Land Reform: Time for finality

In all honesty, Zimbabwe needs to get real and establish just how much we have put to good use and how much we have squandered .

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AlertNet

Africa's GM-phobia hinders agricultural development - report

Zimbabwean women harvest maize from a field in a peri-urban suburb of Mabvuku in Harare, April 10, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Ncube to shut Bulawayo paper

Zimbabwe publisher, Trevor Ncube, who also owns the Mail & Guardian has announced he will shut down his Bulawayo Sunday paper, Sunday Southern Eye.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cricket World

Openers Set Up Zimbabwe Win

Zimbabwe 257-2 beat Afghanistan 256-7 by eight wickets Second One-Day International, Bulawayo Scorecard Openers Hamilton Masakadza and Sikandar Raza shared a 224-run opening partnership to help Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by eight wickets in the second One-Day International in Bulawayo.

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Zimbabwe: Are Nigerians More Entrepreneurial Than Zimbabweans?

In 2003, a friend and former schoolmate of mine, Tonde, decided to go to the United Kingdom.

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