Daily Archives: August 12, 2013

Government receives Eurobond proceeds

Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance

The government has received proceeds from the $1 billion Eurobond to facilitate the speedy implementation of projects and programmes under the 2013 budget.

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Venezuela's Maduro to seek decree powers in graft fight

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday he will ask for decree powers last used by his predecessor Hugo Chavez to ramp up a fight against corruption that has begun to cost him politically with supporters. read more

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Congratulatory messages for President continue to pour in

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President Banda read more

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Zimbabweans urged to make use of new constitution to control resources

Cde Mnangagwa

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Bulger convicted in sweeping mob case

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Teen ‘unaware’ of family tragedy

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Masvingo man jailed for arson

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Walter Mswazie Masvingo Correspondent
AN 18-YEAR-OLD man from Masvingo under Chief Shindi will spend the next five years in jail after being found guilty of attempting to kill his friend’s father by torching the hut he was sleeping in following an unspecified misunderstanding.Kudakwashe Shava of Bhejani Village pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder when he appeared before Masvingo regional magistrate Mrs Judith Zuyu on Friday. read more

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Power cuts, cash shortage, cheap imports continue to affect business growth

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Midlands correspondent
POWER cuts, cash shortage and too many imported goods continue to militate against the growth of local businesses, Unki Mines general manager, Mr Walter Nemasasi has said. Speaking at the official opening of the Midlands Agricultural Show in Gweru on Saturday, Mr Nemasasi who was the guest of honour at the event said load shedding was the major impediment to the growth of local industries.  His remarks come against a background of figures released by Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) after its 2012 survey on the negative factors affecting business in Zimbabwe. read more

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Morsi’s supporters stand firm

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Mali counts presidential votes

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Mugabe will not yield

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Settlements guidelines ‘hamper peace’

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Wanted Tanzanian cleric wounded

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Clinic demands firewood, water from patients

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Gwanda Correspondent
A CLINIC in Gwanda District is allegedly demanding firewood and water from patients.
In an interview at the just-ended Matabeleland South Agricultural Show in Gwanda Town on Friday, the Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+) advocacy officer for Selonga area Mrs Patience Ndlovu said life had become difficult for HIV positive people as they were forced to carry firewood and water to clinics without electricity and running water in order for them to receive treatment. read more

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