• Banks fund Mugabe’s Alpha Omega empire

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s family dairy business, Alpha Omega,whose funding has always been queried, is on the verge of completing a multimillion dollar expansion exercise thanks to local banks.

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  • Mugabe walks on liberation comrades’ political corpses

    WHEN President Robert Mugabe commemorated his 91st birthday last Saturday on a golf course near the spectacular Victoria Falls, he was surrounded mostly by mafikizolos after systematically purging his liberation war colleagues.

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  • Tobacco auctions in bad start

    Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) has slammed tobacco auction floors for offering lower prices compared to contract buyers amid allegations of price collusion in the tobacco buying process.

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  • Let’s resist Mugabe dynasty: Gumbo

    A GROUP calling itself the “original and real Zanu PF” comprising mostly of disgruntled Zanu PF members expelled, suspended or demoted before and after the party’s controversial congress last December says it will not form a new political party

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  • US$100m liability collapses AfrAsia

    AfrAsia Bank Zimbabwe closed on Tuesday after its shareholders retreated due to the bank’s huge liabilities of more than US$100 million, low capitalisation levels and a damaged reputation stemming from a costly legal wrangle.

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  • Companies in trouble for refusing to donate to President’s birthday
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    ZANU PF Deputy Secretary for Youth Affairs Kudzai Chipanga last week demanded First Lady Grace Mugabe should crack the whip on companies that refused to donate to President Robert Mugabe’s lavish birthday bash held in Victoria Falls on Saturday.

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    Mugabe obstacle to business

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s stranglehold on power, along with the ongoing acrimonious internal strife within Zanu PF, have created an uncertain political environment which is militating against successful agri-business in the country.

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    Let’s resist Mugabe dynasty: Gumbo

    A GROUP calling itself the “original and real Zanu PF” comprising mostly of disgruntled Zanu PF members expelled, suspended or demoted before and after the party’s controversial congress last December says it will not form a new political party

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    Green Fuel fails to deliver: Legislators

    ETHANOL producer, Green Fuel has failed to justify its existence despite enjoying massive hand-holding from government in the form of a protected monopoly as well as laws requiring the mandatory blending of petrol with 15% ethanol, parliament has revealed.

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    Zanu PF ‘bedroom coup’ takes hold

    WITH the way events are panning out in the fractious Zanu PF party, it is becoming increasingly clear President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is now not only in charge of the party as her husband grows older

  • Banks fund Mugabe’s Alpha Omega empire
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    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s family dairy business, Alpha Omega,whose funding has always been queried, is on the verge of completing a multimillion dollar expansion exercise thanks to local banks.

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    The RBZ toxic debt and consequences

    I WROTE on the issue of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) US$1,3 billion debt recently, and I am going to take the liberty to repeat my assertions here, lest […]

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    Safari operators record 20% slump

    In April last year, the USFWS announced a suspension on imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe during the calendar year of 2014.

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    Tobacco auctions in bad start

    Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) has slammed tobacco auction floors for offering lower prices compared to contract buyers amid allegations of price collusion in the tobacco buying process.

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    AfrAsia workers’ wages locked up in bank

    It never rains for employees of AfrAsia Bank Zimbabwe Ltd, which was closed on Tuesday last week, as it emerged this week that a significant chunk of their January and February salaries are locked in the bank.

  • Mugabe shindig obscures Zanu PF’s internal fights
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    A MILLION-DOLLAR feast awaited an old African king in Zimbabwe last weekend as President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday, but beyond the elephantine pomp and fanfare lie tempestuous factional battles for the ancient lion’s throne.

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    Greece won’t be allowed to ditch austerity

    The first round of the battle for the euro is over, and Germany has won.

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    Debts an albatross on country’s neck

    REMARKS this week by Domenico Fanizza, a former IMF representative in Zimbabwe currently leading the fund’s delegation to Harare to assess progress on the Staff-Monitored Programme , that the country must pay up first before it can access more funding show international financiers mean serious business.

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    Investors look beyond ancien regime

    IT was predictable that when President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF were re-elected in July 2013, amid charges of rigging, their new government would not to secure broad-based legitimacy to normalise external relations and fix the broken economy.

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    Mugabe doesn’t know when to call it quits

    SPEAKING on boxing legend Muhammed Ali’s classic 1974 bout against champion George Foreman in Zaire – Ali’s trainer, the late Angelo Dundee, said he could tell Foreman “was ready to go” in the later rounds of the fight as he appeared tired and dazed, worn out from repeatedly failing to hit his target.

  • Zim face Ireland in score-settling match
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    NO coach in the history of Zimbabwean cricket would have been aggrieved after getting fired more than West Indian Phil Simmons who was dismissed in 2005.

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    Whatmore seals new bumper deal

    ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is impressed with the direction the national team is taking under Australian coach Dave Whatmore, and have offered the experienced mentor a new four-year contract.

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    Cause for optimism ahead of World Cup

    While Zimbabwe cricket fans will be compelled to drag themselves out of bed at ungodly hours to watch the ICC 2015 World Cup finals co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia, […]

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    Can Zimbabwe brew another WC shocker?

    FINAL warm up matches for Zimbabwe and South Africa triggered debate on whether they gave insight into what can be expected of the two nations at the ICC World Cup.

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    Dube’s fate in PSL hands

    Former Zifa chairman Leo Mugabe has said that the fate of current Zifa president Cuthbert Dube lies in the hands of Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs.

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    Mugabe shindig obscures Zanu PF’s internal fights

    A MILLION-DOLLAR feast awaited an old African king in Zimbabwe last weekend as President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday, but beyond the elephantine pomp and fanfare lie tempestuous factional battles for the ancient lion’s throne.

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    Companies in trouble for refusing to donate to President’s birthday

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    DYING has literally become a grave issue in the Nkayi district of Matabeleland North where the collapse of the only mortuary at the district hospital means corpses have to be collected the same day.

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