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Thursday, 07-31-14, 8:33Zanu-PF: Time for Introspection[The Herald]TWELVE months ago today, Zanu-PF scored a crushing victory against the MDC-T sweeping 1 493 out of 1 958 wards in the local authority elections, translating to over 76 percent dominance in local government countrywide. President Mugabe routed MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai with 61,09 percent of the valid votes cast to 33,94 percent with Zanu-PF clinching 160 seats out of the 210 National Assembly constituencies to garner a crushing 76 percent dominance of the house. read more...
Thursday, 07-31-14, 7:51First Lady Will Unify the Women's League[The Herald]The proposal by Zanu-PF women to rope in the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe into the political scene as the boss of the Women's League is commendable. The move is not in any way extraordinary as insinuated by detractors. The First Lady requested time to consider the offer. While she is doing so, she must be on her guard against detractors who are bringing in factional scheming into this honest recommendation. It's indisputable that there are factions in Zanu-PF and it's democratic for members to differ on pr read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 8:35Headline Acts Announced for the Jameson Vic Falls Carnival[Biz-Community]The Jameson Vic Falls Carnival returns to the spectacular town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to ring in a uniquely African New Year. Jameson Irish Whiskey continues as title sponsor and headline acts are Goldfish Live, joined by Beatenberg, along with Zimbabwe's own legend, Oliver ''Tuku'' Mtukudzi and the infamous Hararian reggae-dance hall champion Winky D. read more...
Wednesday, 07-30-14, 6:37Curbing Road Carnage Everyone's Duty[The Herald]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. This is becoming routine, yet it shouldn't and should never be. While there is a plethora of causes of these fatal accidents, let's not even begin to apologise about the preponderance of the human factor. That is the starting point. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 16:19Misa Zimbabwe Cautions Against Misleading Celebration of Concourt Rulings[MISA]Former MISA-Zimbabwe Chairperson Njabulo Ncube has cautioned the media against premature celebration of recent Constitutional Court rulings on criminal defamation as this could mislead the nation into believing the draconian law has been struck off the country's statutes. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 14:26Zanu-PF MP Abducted As Baba Jukwa Saga Takes Ugly Twist[New Zimbabwe]ZANU PF MP for Mutare South, Irene Zindi, was on Friday abducted by three men who claimed to be police detectives investigating the Baba Jukwa case. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 8:30EU to Review Mugabe Sanctions Next Year[Zimbabwe Standard]The European Union has expressed mixed feelings over political developments in Zimbabwe at a time the continental bloc is in the process of assessing chances of resuming direct cooperation with the Zimbabwean government in November. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 7:51Tsvangirai's Rigging Claims Questioned[The Herald]MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was last week given a torrid time at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, also known as Chatham House in Britain, where he was presenting a paper titled: "Zimbabwe After the Disputed Election: The Way Forward."Participants at the lecture bore holes into Mr Tsvangirai's presentation, questioning his claims over his dismal electoral loss and his unsound relations with the region. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 10:53Grace Mugabe Lays Into 'Arrogant' Biti[New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Friday hit out at ousted MDC-T secretary general Tendai Biti, accusing the former finance minister of arrogance, adding that his party's electoral loss to Zanu PF a year ago was God's punishment for his 'know-it-all' attitude. read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 17:18New Permits Offer Few Gains for Resettled Farmers[IRIN]Harare -Newly introduced land permits for resettled smallholder farmers will bring little gain to the thousands of beneficiaries who are struggling to get loans from banks to finance their operations, say farmers' organizations and analysts. read more...

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