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Thursday, 08-27-15, 9:24Mugabe's Signature Ends 'Free' Retrenchments[News24Wire] Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe came into force on Wednesday, a legal watchdog said. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 7:51Govt Abandons Indigenisation - Report[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT has abandoned its populist indigenisation policy in a desperate attempt to lure offshore capital required to revive the country's disintegrating economy, the Financial Gazette can report. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 15:32Zim Struggling to Recover, Seeks Help From West[News24Wire] Fifteen years ago a mass expulsion of experienced white farmers sent the economy of Zimbabwe into a downward spiral that the country is still struggling to recover from. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 14:22Mugabe Doesn't Know the State of the Nation[Waza] Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe presented his first State Of The Nation Address since 2007, following massive job losses after a controversial Supreme Court ruling. Waza blogger, Blessing Ivan Vava, gives his views on the president's address. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 9:13Hunger Hits 1.5 Million in Zimbabwe As Maize Production Halves-WFP[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Around 1.5 million Zimbabweans are predicted to go hungry this year after a dramatic fall in maize production, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 15:44Missing Activist Family Writes Petition to Mugabe, Threatens Massive Protests[News24Wire] Missing Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzamara's family has reportedly petitioned President Robert Mugabe, demanding that the veteran leader make an order for his release. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 9:09Govt Imposes Limit on Paid Maternity Leave for Teachers[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -A teachers union in Zimbabwe is protesting the government's limit on the number of paid maternity leaves its women members can receive to just three. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 7:06Home Affairs Minister Reports on Zimbabwean Special Permits[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says since the inception of the Zimbabwean Special Permits (ZSP), a total of 197 303 ZSP applications were adjudicated and a total of 185 075 were approved. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 12:29Harare's Ticking Health Time Bomb[Waza] Open air restaurants are now a regular site in Zimbabwe's urban centres. While they offer a cheap alternative for desperate citizens, Waza blogger Kundai Marunya worries about the health implications. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 6:11Govt Has 'No Idea' What Happened to Missing Activist[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe's government insists it still has "no answers" for what happened to an activist who's been missing since March, fending off accusations the authorities masterminded his disappearance, it was reported. read more...

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