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Robert Mugabe dismisses corruption accusations of his loyalist; brands it rumour mongering

25th February 2017 0

Harare – As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials, saying rumour-mongers were merely targeting “big fish” in his administration. In comments […]

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Nigerian student protesters demand South Africans leave the country, MTN head office attacked

23rd February 2017 0

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in […]

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Hwange Colliery says new concessions to drive growth, to resume underground mining

21st February 2017 0

VICTORIA FALLS, – Coal miner Hwange’s revival will depend on a quick exploitation of three new concessions, with its current resources running out within five years, managing director Thomas Makore has said. In 2015, government […]

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National Competitiveness Bill faces Parliament rejection

16th February 2017 0

HARARE,– The National Competitiveness Commission Bill faces Parliament rejection with members of Parliament saying the country has no resources to support the commission Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha introduced the Bill for Second Reading […]

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South Africa medical student aged 23 gets rare World rave review

26th February 2017 0

Durban – For many medical students publishing peer-reviewed research in a reputable scientific journal remains a pipe dream. But for Kumeren Govender, a final-year medical student from the University of KwaZulu Natal, this is something […]

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Robert Mugabe’s government threatens to fire striking doctors

16th February 2017 0

Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened to fire striking doctors demanding better salaries and working conditions, as the industrial action spread and entered its second day on Thursday. Information obtained by News24 […]

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Zimbabwe racks up $1,2bln budget deficit as foreign travel doubles up

25th February 2017 0

HARARE,– Zimbabwe’s budget deficit amounted to $1,2 billion in the eleven months to November as government expenditure at $4,3 billion exceeded revenue of $3,1 billion, official data has shown. Total expenditure in the period had […]

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Salary increases for Robert Mugabe’s cabinet as economy bleeds

23rd February 2017 0

TREASURY has budgeted for an increase in salaries and allowances for President Robert Mugabe and his two deputies — Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko — despite calls for belt-tightening measures in government due to worsening […]

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Wife-beating a source of pride in Mauritania

26th February 2017 0
Nouakchott – Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters. “You’re the daughter of a woman whose husband broke her hands. Your grandmother’s legs were fractured by [...]

UK income ruling ‘tears Zimbabwe families apart’

24th February 2017 0
The UK Supreme Court has upheld British Prime Minister Theresa May’s “harsh” £18 600 minimum income rule for those wishing to bring in non-European spouses in a ruling slammed by Zimbabwean campaigners as perpetuating the [...]

Days after ‘divorce’, Olinda wants Stunner back

16th February 2017 0
Popular rapper Desmond Stunner’ Chideme’s estranged wife Olinda Chapel has owned up saying she takes full responsibility for putting her marital problems in the public via Facebook. In a no-holds barred interview with talk show [...]

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The Political Economy of Agrarian Labour Relations in Zimbabwe after Redistributive Land Reform

25th December 2016 0

Abstract: This article examines the reconfiguration of agrarian labour relations in Zimbabwe following extensive land redistribution since 2000. Based on field research, it shows that the new forms of labour utilization that have emerged are […]

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Male contraceptive gel works in monkeys – but human trials are still way off

7th February 2017 0

A male contraceptive gel has been found to be effective in rhesus monkeys, providing long-term and reliable birth control in 16 adult male monkeys. The breakthrough technique involves injecting Vasalgel into the duct which conveys […]

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Chiyangwa blasts Hayatou’s CAF sidekick

26th February 2017 0
ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa has disclosed that he met with Caf president Issa Hayatou in Johannesburg, South Africa earlier this month and “exhaustively” discussed issues that have seen the relationship between the pair hitting an [...]

Relentless Chelsea edge closer to title

26th February 2017 1
LONDON – Chelsea’s processional march towards the Premier League title continued at Swansea City’s expense on Saturday as last season’s champions Leicester City dropped into the bottom three. Cesc Fabregas marked his 300th Premier League [...]

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‘Don’t give condoms to pupils’

17th February 2017 8
Health minister David Parirenyatwa has said it is not yet time to provide condoms in schools but strengthen sex education. This comes as adolescents have become a key population in the treatment of HIV, as [...]

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Stepping Down

24th February 2017 1
Carlos Ghosn plans to step aside as CEO of Nissan as of April 1 but will remain as chairman, the Japanese auto giant said in a statement. Ghosn, who has taken on increased responsibilities at [...]