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2014-11-21 Account for Own Wealth
[Zimbabwe Independent]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has been systematically attacking Vice-President Joice Mujuru accusing her, besides claiming she has been plotting to oust and assassinate her husband and herself, of abuse of office, extortion and corruption.

2014-11-21 Govt Must Tackle Bloated Wage Bill
[Zimbabwe Independent]THE disclosure by Finance minister Patrick Chinamsa last week during the pre-budget seminar for MPs in Victoria Falls that recurrent expenditure is gobbling up a staggering 92,5% of government revenue, with wages chewing 81,5% of income leaving just 7% for crucial capital projects, was sobering.

2014-11-21 Security Chiefs Face Purging
[Zimbabwe Independent]ZIMBABWE'S security service chiefs, particularly Central Intelligence Organisation Director General Happyton Bonyongwe, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri, Air Marshal Perence Shiri and Prisons Commissioner-General Retired Major-General Paradzai Zimondi, are facing purging as President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, and her allies push for their removal.

2014-11-21 Politburo to Amend Zanu-PF Constitution
[Zimbabwe Independent]FIREWORKS are expected at a Zanu PF politburo meeting tomorrow which is set to amend the party constitution to allow President Robert Mugabe to handpick his deputies and national chairperson just over a week before the party's elective congress in Harare.

2014-11-21 Two VP Allies Arrested for Theft
[New Zimbabwe]TWO of Vice-President Joice Mujuru's key allies in Manicaland province have been arrested for allegedly stealing party funds in what observers say is a new phase in the plot to weaken the vice-president's grip on the party.

2014-11-21 Moyo - Mugabe Did Not Mark Wife's PhD
[New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe did not mark his wife's PhD and any suggestions he did are "childish and inherently preposterous", information minister Jonathan Moyo has said.

2014-11-21 Mnangagwa Assumes SADC Justice Ministers' Chair
[The Herald]Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday took over the chairmanship of the SADC Committee for Ministers of Justice and Attorneys-General and was tasked to ensure the setting up of the SADC Administrative Tribunal.

2014-11-21 Tonga, Nambya Elevated to Exam Levels
[The Herald]Tonga and Nambya will be examinable up to 'O' and 'A' Level starting next year in line with the new Constitution's thrust to ensure Zimbabwe's indigenous languages are safeguarded and saved from extinction, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

2014-11-21 'Report On 2002 Polls a Nullity'
[The Herald]GOVERNMENT and legal experts have dismissed a report released recently by two South African judges on Zimbabwe's 2002 presidential elections as a nullity that should be treated with the contempt it deserves, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo said yesterday.

2014-11-21 Enforce By-Laws On Domestic Animals
[The Herald]Rural and urban by-laws have specific details on issues like licensing, immunisation, the number of pets that can be kept on a property of a stated size, the perimeter fences that need to be in place, identification tags and other things that are statutory for custody of animals. The penalties related to offences resulting from failure to observe these requirements are also clearly out- lined.

2014-11-21 How Zimbabwe's ARVs Are Ending Up On the Street [VIDEO]
[The Daily Vox]A new report in Al Jazeera's Africa Investigates series has shown how shady healthcare workers in Zimbabwe are pilfering anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) from state supplies and selling them on the black market for use as narcotics. The ARVs are being mixed with marijuana and smoked to achieve a cheap high.

2014-11-21 Zanu-PF Enticing Chamisa
[Financial Gazette]ZANU-PF is making overtures to court former Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) national organising secretary, Nelson Chamisa. He was defeated by former Nyanga North MP, Douglas Mwonzora, for the MDC-T secretary-general post at the party's elective congress held earlier this month.

2014-11-21 Aspiring VP Loses Property Over Debt
[Financial Gazette]ASPIRING vice president, retired brigadier-general Ambrose Mutinhiri, has lost property worth thousands of dollars after it was attached by the Deputy Sherriff. CBZ Bank had to seek legal recourse to recover an undisclosed amount of money after Mutinhiri failed to pay the debt.

2014-11-21 Mnangagwa to Become Vice-President
[Zimbabwe Independent]WITH the Zanu PF elective congress slated for December 2-7 just around the corner, confusion reigns in the faction led by Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, which is working with First Lady Grace Mugabe, over the replacement of Vice-President Joice Mujuru amid indications that President Robert Mugabe might appoint different deputies for the party and the state.

2014-11-21 Banks Demand Zimdollar Losses Compensation
[Zimbabwe Independent]THE banking sector is demanding for finalisation in the demonetisation and reimbursement of the Zimbabwe dollar balances, the Bankers' Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has said

2014-11-21 Mujuru Crushed Through Hi-Tech
[Zimbabwe Independent]VICE-PRESIDENT Joice Mujuru's political career was wrecked through a well-coordinated and systematic operation of communication surveillance and recordings, including voice cloning and video morphing using high-tech gadgets.

2014-11-21 Mugabe Proves Coup Plot Allegations Threadbare
[Zimbabwe Independent]FOR a leader supposedly under mortal danger of assassination by a faction allegedly led by his "treasonous" deputy, Vice-President Joice Mujuru, President Robert Mugabe has the strangest of ways of dealing with the alleged threat.

2014-11-21 Mujuru's Children Flee Their Homes
[Zimbabwe Independent]AS VICE-President Joice Mujuru's woes continue to mount amid allegations of corruption and treason, her children -- Nyasha del Campo, Kumbirai, Chipo and their children -- left the country a fortnight ago in a move seen as a security measure after systematic vicious attacks on her from First Lady Grace Mugabe and her supporters.

2014-11-21 Irregularities Mar Congress Accreditation
[The Herald]Accreditation of provincial delegates for the Zanu-PF 6th National People's Congress has been marred by irregularities in some provinces, with accusations that some who lead the process are taking on delegates based on factionalism.

2014-11-21 Chidyausiku Condemns Police Cells
[The Herald]CHIEF Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has described conditions in most police cells as "inhuman and degrading" and called for the refurbishment of the cells countrywide to avoid breaching suspects' constitutional rights.

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