• Factional politics in a fractured Zim

    Zimbabwean politics is going through challenging and interesting times since the end of the inclusive government and the return to one-party politics in the wake of Zanu PF’s victory in the July 2013 elections.

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  • ‘Succession fight may destabilise Zim’

    WHILE President Robert Mugabe and his protracted succession quandary is increasingly becoming a boring and hackneyed issue to write and even talk about, the risk of serious internal strife erupting which would destabilise the country remains a distinct threat.

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    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe (90), stopped over in Singapore for a medical check-up on his way from a week-long China trip.

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    RURAL poverty has increased to 76% this year from 63% in 2013.

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    STARTING this week, the Zimbabwe Independent will serielise a report titled The Mortal Remains: Succession and the Zanu PF Body Politic.

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  • ‘Succession fight may destabilise Zim’
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    WHILE President Robert Mugabe and his protracted succession quandary is increasingly becoming a boring and hackneyed issue to write and even talk about, the risk of serious internal strife erupting which would destabilise the country remains a distinct threat.

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    Secret ballot fuels new Zanu PF row

    THE recent announcement by Zanu PF’s secretary for legal affairs, Emmerson Mnangagwa, members of the presidium at the Zanu PF national congress in December will be elected through a secret ballot system has opened a new battle front in the intensifying infighting within the party.

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    Mujuru camp under fire in Masvingo

    Mnangagwa’s faction wanted to confront provincial chairperson Callisto Gwanetsa for unilaterally nominating the presidium.

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    Succession hurting economy: Analysts

    ZIMBABWE needs to urgently sort out President Robert Mugabe’s succession problem as waves of attendant uncertainty and instability are exacerbating the country’s political risk hindering foreign direct investment.

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    Chinese deals pie in the sky

    WHILE significant investment deals, worth about US$4 billion on paper, were signed during President Robert Mugabe’s visit to China last week, members of the president’s delegation to Beijing say most of them are just pie in the sky.

  • Nhema moves to revive youth fund
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    THE Indigenisation and Youth Empowerment ministry is currently on a fact-finding tour countrywide to establish how best to resuscitate the Youth Development Fund.

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    Zim consumers over-borrowed

    Zimbabwe’s decade-long hyperinflation nightmare which set in at the turn of the century rendered many financial services untenable.

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    Mixed reactions over imported goods tax hike

    THE recent introduction of a 40% surtax on imported basics, among other restrictions, has been met with mixed reactions.

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    The country’s economic outlook remains bleak amid fears more companies will fold due to current problems, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has warned.

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    CBZ in battle to recover US$3,7m bad loan

    CBZ Bank could have been exposed to the tune of about US$3,7 million after a local ginning firm, Insing Investments (Pvt) Ltd, failed to repay the loan it accessed from the bank for last year’s cotton season.

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    The Zimbabwe national cricket team’s performance in the just-ended triangular series with Australia and South Africa could lure sponsors to support the game and particularly the national team.

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    Bosso defeat claims captain Mapuranga’s scalp

    Highlanders defender Innocent Mapuranga has suffered the consequences of the Bulawayo giant’s heavy defeat to Dynamos in last Saturday’s TM Challenge Cup, as he was stripped of his position as club captain.

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    In move aimed at re-inventing the local game, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is set to appoint a technical person within the administration to run the daily affairs of the game.

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    Zimbabwe national cricket team coach Steve Mangongo has picked Douglas Hondo and Wayne James as his assistants to complete the new technical set up.

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    Fans expect the national cricket team to dispense of the travails they suffered at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo against the Proteas and offer credible resistance and competitiveness against two of the games’ superpowers, South Africa and Australia starting next week.

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