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Saturday, 08-01-15, 11:51Retrenchments Not the Solution[Zimbabwe Independent] The ruling Zanu PF government has for years been making suicidal economic policies and populist decisions for electoral purposes, but now its reckless actions are catching up with it. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 8:25Unions Give Mugabe a 72-Hour Ultimatum to Stop Job Losses[New Zimbabwe] TRADE UNIONS have given President Robert Mugabe, employers and Parliament a 72-hour ultimatum for them to reverse the Supreme Court judgement which gave employers the right to terminate workers contracts on a three-month notice without benefits. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 17:22Govt Seeks Extradition of American Lion Hunter[Al Jazeera] Zimbabwe has called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the trophy hunter from Minnesota who has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he shot dead Cecil the lion. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 15:16Economy Melts Down As Succession Battle Rages[Zimbabwe Independent] IN one of his short stories, Civil Peace, Chinua Achebe says an African leader who avoids major social and economic issues of contemporary Africa will end up being completely irrelevant "like the absurd man in the proverb who leaves his burning house to pursue a rat fleeing from the flames". read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 11:22Putting Profits First[Fahamu] In a scenario reminiscent of the slave era, workers at this farm jointly owned by Zimbabwe and China have been exposed to high levels of a toxic chemical without adequate protection, in contravention of both local and international laws. Complaints have been met with deaf ears and some worker leaders have been dismissed for airing their grievances. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 10:42The Debate Over Cecil the Lion Should Be About Conservation, Not Hunting[The Conversation Africa] Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death. But now that Cecil, a resident of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, is gone how do we ensure that such events are not repeated? It is not as simple as banning hunting. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 10:51Calls for American Dentist to Face Justice Over 'Cecil the Lion'[RFI] Rich American dentist Walter Palmer should face justice and possibly extradition to Zimbabwe for the illegal killing of 'Cecil the lion', according to the heads of conservation and safari groups. The beloved lion was illegally poached from outside the Hwange National Park, in Matabeleland North. Two Zimbabwean men were set to appear in court on poaching charges on Wednesday. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 5:37Mugabe Threatens British, U.S Envoys[The Herald] Lovemore Mataire -President Mugabe yesterday said Government will not hesitate to kick out British and American ambassadors if they continue instigating chaos by funding vendors to resist relocation to designated areas. Officially opening the Global Small and Medium Enterprises Expo in Harare, the President warned the two ambassadors to stop fomenting anarchy here. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 15:17Lion in Hunting Photo Maybe Not Cecil - Hunters' Association[News24Wire] A photo said to be of a Cecil the lion, who was hunted and killed earlier this month, is apparently that of another hunt involving US dentist Walter Palmer, Professional Hunters' Association of SA (Phasa) president Hermann Meyeridricks said on Wednesday. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:57Mamelodi Role Questioned[The Herald] ASHFORD MAMELODI'S impartiality in resolving the ZIFA saga is being questioned amid revelations that the FIFA official was a guest of Cuthbert Dube, at his house in Groombridge, on the eve of the March 2010 elections. The poll brought the Harare business executive into office as the Association president. Dube was engaged in a battle against former Premier Soccer League and Dynamos secretary-general, Leslie Gwindi, for the ZIFA presidency, which he won easily to begin his first term as leader of domestic f read more...

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