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Maintaining the Mugabe lifestyle

The Mercury By Peta Thornycroft 20th February 2014 As he turns 90, Zimbabwe’s plundering president is still adept at feathering his family nest, writes Peta Thornycroft. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 90 on Friday is busy with two matters close to his heart: his daughter’s wedding, and the game he has played all his […]

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Fears over possible Tokwe Mukosi dam breach

New 9th February 2014 THE dam being built on the Tokwe River in Masvingo is close to bursting as water from heavy rains is finding its way through gaps in the uncompleted dam wall. Tokwe Mukorsi dam was due to be completed at the end of last year but the deadline has passed with […]

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Gwindi guilty: Zifa disciplinary committee

New Zimbabwe 28th January 2014 HARARE City football club chairman Leslie Gwindi has been found guilty on charges of bringing the game into disrepute by Zifa’s disciplinary committee. Gwindi appeared before the committee on 20 December last year over allegations he verbally attacked Zifa, the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Delta Beverages who sponsor the […]

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Mounting sceptism over freeing of airwaves

The Zimbabwe Independent 24th January 2014 By Paidamoyo Muzulu Government will issue 25 radio licences in the next two months amid fears that only the applications of those affiliated to Zanu PF will be successful, further tightening the party’s stranglehold on the airwaves in the countdown to 2018 general elections. The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe […]

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Charamba speaks on Mugabe mystery

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Mugabe’s prolonged time off sparks talk of ill health

Business Day By Ray Ndlovu 16th January 2014 IN A move that is raising eyebrows in Zimbabwe, Vice-President Joice Mujuru, the frontrunner to succeed 89-year-old President Robert Mugabe, will continue her unusually long stint as acting head of state until the end of this month. This is understood to be the longest period that Ms […]

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Hero’s widow battles for life

Southern Eye By Nduduzo Tshuma 13th December 2013 THE wife of national hero Edward Ndlovu, Mary, is battling for her life in a South African hospital after being injured in an accident involving the Bulawayo-bound Pathfinder luxury coach and a haulage truck last Saturday. Four people died on the spot when the bus hit a cow […]

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Teacher Incentives Create Rift

The Financial Gazette By Theoppy Ncube 21 November 2013 BULAWAYO —— Incentives, which have served some teachers very well, and others not so well, have become a highly charged and divisive issue among the local teaching fraternity. Because of the resultant contention, the incentives have increasingly been viewed as unnecessary by teachers’ unions who feel that […]

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Speech to Whitestone School Prize Giving Night – “Choices”

Speech by Senator David Coltart Whitestone School, Bulawayo 15th November 2013   Chairman of the Board, Mr Mbongeni Mkwananzi, Headmaster, Mr Frik de Beer, Deputy Head Mrs Les Ogden, Teaching staff, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,   Thank you for inviting me to speak tonight. The Coltart family has had a very happy association […]

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Mugabe, Pamire testify in Gwindi case

The Chronicle By Sikhumbuzo Moyo 14 November 2013 FORMER Zifa presidents Leo Mugabe and Vincent Pamire on Monday appeared before the Zifa disciplinary committee as key witnesses for Harare City chairman Leslie Gwindi. The firebrand former Premier Soccer League and Dynamos secretary-general is facing charges of bringing the game of football into disrepute. Gwindi, who challenged […]

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