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2015-07-07 Heavy Toll to Pay for Decrepit Roads
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bulawayo -The state of Zimbabwe's roads is the stuff of legend. From whole trucks submerged in water-filled craters right in the central business district to gruesome road accidents, motorists must navigate hazards like these every day.

2015-07-07 Mugabe Moves Moyo in Cabinet Reshuffle
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has moved Professor Jonathan Moyo to higher education, replacing the former information minister with Prisca Mupfumira in an acting capacity.

2015-07-07 Fighting Fear and Apathy in Zimbabwe
[Waza] A visit to rural communities engaged in a fight over land rights with a large Ethanol producing company showed Farai Mabeza the power of local organization and fearless freedom of expression. In his inaugural blog for Waza, Farai reflects on the nature of active citizenship and local governance in Zimbabwe.

2015-07-07 Gomwe Case Reaches Stalemate
[The Herald] THE trial of ousted Zanu-PF Harare provincial Youth League chairperson Godwin Gomwe reached a stalemate yesterday after his lawyer and the State failed to reach an agreement on how to proceed.

2015-07-07 By-Laws to Guide Vapositori Welcome
[The Herald] Apostolic churches have always been an anomaly in Zimbabwe, not just with their insistence on open-air worship, but also on using public open spaces within urban areas for worship, spaces that all are supposed to be able to use and enjoy.

2015-07-07 Clerk Forges Magistrate's Signature to Solemnise Marriages
[New Zimbabwe] A HARARE court clerk allegedly made thousands of dollars by forging Magistrates' signatures to solemnise fake weddings between local women and foreigners, mostly Nigerians.

2015-07-07 1 418 Zim Bodies Repatriated From SA
[The Herald] A total of 1 418 bodies of Zimbabweans who died of various ailments in South Africa were repatriated in the last six months, an official said yesterday.

2015-07-07 Chombo, Moyo, Tyson Reassigned in Cabinet Reshuffle
[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday reshuffled Cabinet, resulting in several ministers swapping portfolios and two new ones being appointed.

2015-07-07 Over 100,000 Teenagers and Young Adults HIV Positive, Poverty Blamed
[New Zimbabwe] AT least 80,000 girls between the ages of 15 and 24 are currently living with HIV while 36,000 males of the same age are also living with the virus, a senior official with National Aids Council (NAC) has said.

2015-07-07 Blanket Gold Output Up 5 Percent
[The Herald] TORONTO Stock Exchange-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation says gold production at its 49 percent-owned associate, Blanket Mine, grew by 4,7 percent to 10 424 ounces in the six months to June this year.

2015-07-07 Diamond Production Down 36 Percent
[The Herald] Diamond production in the first quarter was down 36 percent to 419 788,5 carats from 660 000 in the comparable year ago period.

2015-07-07 Students Urged to Shun 'Thigh for a Pass' Culture
[The Herald] Female students in higher and tertiary institutions have been urged to desist from the "thigh for a pass" culture to enhance the quality of their education and contribution to national development.

2015-07-07 Zim Vies for Diamond Body Chairmanship
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is considering submitting a bid for the chairmanship of the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme which is currently held by Angola.

2015-07-07 'Reduced to Paupers'
[The Herald] ZIFA employees claim that they have been reduced to paupers by their employer and have now petitioned the Association president Cuthbert Dube over salaries which have not been paid for a number of months.

2015-07-07 Land Barons On Wanted List
[The Herald] Thirteen land barons are on the police wanted list in connection with illegal sale of stands at Odar Farm, commonly known as Southlea Park located in Harare South and police are offering a reward for their arrest.

2015-07-07 Reshuffle Gets Thumbs Up
[The Herald] INTEREST groups yesterday welcomed President Mugabe's Cabinet reshuffle, saying the decision to move long-serving ministers to new portfolios was bound to bring fresh ideas to the ministries and spread experience to their new briefs.

2015-07-07 SPB Boss Faces Contempt of Parliament
[The Herald] State Procurement Board chairperson Mr Charles Kuwaza faces contempt of Parliament after he failed to provide parliamentarians with information they requested almost a month ago.

2015-07-07 Caaz Seeks to Raise U.S.$11 Million
[The Herald] The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe is in negotiations with local financial institutions to raise $11 million required to complete outstanding upgrades at the Harare International Airport.

2015-07-07 Pasuwa Wants Better Preps
[The Herald] YOUNG Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa has warned that Zimbabwe will need to abandon the tradition of horror trips if they are to clear the South African hurdle and keep alive their 2016 Olympic dream.

2015-07-07 Harare Awaits Decision On Suspended Mahachi
[Zimbabwe Standard] SUSPENDED Harare Town Clerk, Tendai Mahachi has found the going tough at Town House since his arrival in 2006 despite surviving several attempts to boot him out.

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