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2016-12-03 Activist Abducted, Severely Beaten
[News24Wire] Pro-democracy activists in Zimbabwe are worried that a period of gross human rights abuses may be returning to the southern African nation after a prominent social rights activist was abducted by unknown assailants on Thursday night and left for dead in Harare.

2016-12-03 Banks Run Out of Bond Notes - Report
[New Zimbabwe] HIGH public demand for bond notes has resulted in most banks using up their stock of the surrogate currency which was introduced earlier this week.

2016-12-03 Land Reform Programme - the Curse of Dead Capital
[Zimbabwe Independent] WHEN Zimbabwe embarked on the chaotic land reform programme that resulted in white commercial farmers losing large tracts of land to indigenous people, little did architects of the populist exercise know that the transfer of ownership of farms would ruin the economy and become mired in serious complications for such a long time.

2016-12-03 Bulawayo to Host Karate Champs
[The Herald] BULAWAYO will host the Lysavay Cup Karate Championship, sponsored by Lysavay, at Bulawayo Bowling Club today.

2016-12-03 Row As 130 People to Be Evicted Saturday to Make Way for Diamonds Firm
[New Zimbabwe] Civil society organisations here have ganged up against the government following its decision to arbitrarily evict 26 families under Chief Marange this Saturday (December 3) to pave way for state owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company.

2016-12-03 NSSA Wields Axe On 15 Managers
[The Herald] THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has sent 15 middle managers packing as it streamlines operations amid indications that hundreds of employees face retrenchment early next year.

2016-12-03 Deco Tips Zvirekwi
[The Herald] LAST year's Premiership Soccer Star winner Danny Phiri believes CAPS United defender Hardlife Zvirekwi is the best person to inherit the throne and has tipped the defender for success when the football fraternity gathers in Harare tonight to crown the best player for the 2016 season.The Warriors midfielder, who is now based in South Africa, yesterday said he feels Zvirekwi has been a cut above the rest in a successful season with Makepekepe.

2016-12-03 10 Death Row Inmates Escape Hangman's Noose
[The Herald] TEN inmates on death row successfully petitioned Cabinet for exemption from the hangman's noose and their sentences have since been commuted to life imprisonment, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa told Parliament recently.

2016-12-03 Five Perish in Accident
[The Herald] Five people were killed while several others were seriously injured when a Chitungwiza-bound commuter omnibus they were travelling in burst its rear tyre and veered off the road.

2016-12-03 Mangudya's Bond Genius
[The Herald] Joram Nyathi -The Spectrum of October 28, 2016 concluded with a paradoxical observation. It was noted that bond notes could alleviate cash shortages because people hated them.That should keep them in perpetual circulation. On the other hand, I observed, the American dollar had failed us because people so love it that they keep it in their pockets or at home.

2016-12-03 Treasury Gives 46 Prisons Just $200,000 Per Month
[New Zimbabwe] ZMBABWE'S penal and mental health institutions are struggling to cope with a serious financial crisis which has resulted in dire shortages of basics such as drugs, food and clothing, it has emerged.

2016-12-02 Young Warriors Team to Be Trimmed
[The Herald] Takudzwa Chitsiga -ZIMBABWE Under-20 football team coach Mandla Mpofu will name his final team for this year's COSAFA Under-20 Championships, to be held in South Africa, this morning.Mpofu will have a practice match against Dynamos at Motor Action for his final preparations.

2016-12-02 Matebeleland South Province Leads in TB Deaths
[The Herald] MATABELELAND South Province has the highest number of tuberculosis related deaths in the country. About 309 people, a majority of them locals based in South Africa, commonly referred to as Injiva, have died of TB between January and September this year.Gwanda District Medical Officer Dr Andrew Felix Muza told stakeholders at the commemorations of the belated World TB Day held at Stanmore Clinic yesterday, without divulging statistics for other provinces, that Matabeleland South has the highest number of TB

2016-12-02 Teenager Confesses to Framing Rape Against Grandpa
[The Herald] Tendai Rupapa -A teenager who caused the arrest and subsequent detention of her 66-year-old grandfather on cooked up charges of rape and had her pregnancy terminated, confessed to her "evil deeds" when her trial commenced in Harare.Choice Jongororo (16) grew up in the custody of her mother's father, Eric Jongororo, after her mother married another man.

2016-12-02 Tsipa Tipped for Footballer of the Year
[New Zimbabwe] PSL Golden Boot Award winner Leonard Tsipa is tipped to win the overall Castle Lager Footballer of the Year gong at the awards dinner in Harare on Friday night.

2016-12-02 Govt Moves to Sanitise Central Bank Balance Sheet
[The Herald] Government has issued Treasury Bills with a total nominal value of $34 million in settlement of a principal amount owed by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to the country's biggest platinum miner, Zimplats.Zimplats was owed a principal amount of $34 million by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

2016-12-02 Parliament Ejects 'Bungling' Youth Council Officials
[The Herald] A parliamentary portfolio committee yesterday threw out of the House officials from the Zimbabwe Youth Council after they turned up unprepared to respond to how they used 100 000 litres of fuel they got from Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).

2016-12-02 It Is Time for Mugabe to Step Down - Malema
[News24Wire] Although the EFF loves Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, it's time for the long-serving president to go, its leader Julius Malema says.

2016-12-02 Robber Sentenced to Death
[The Herald] Fatally stabbing a person in order to steal a cellphone worth $10 has left a robber languishing on the death row while his youthful partner in crime was slapped with a 20-year prison term for the horrendous offence. Tinashe Chikosha (31), who was in the company of Walter Nenyere (23) approached Mr Kenneth Chakauya, who was at Agrifoods Bus Stop in Mbare and stabbed him on the arm with a knife in the course of a robbery.

2016-12-02 I Was Forced to Play This Genre, Says Sungura Musician Amuli
[The Herald] Godwin Muzari and Memory Lane -Since releasing the album "Wamatuka", Gift Amuli became a popular sungura musician yet he initially hated the genre.

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