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2014-04-18 Zimbabwe Turns 34
[The Herald]Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and US president Barack Obama yesterday congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day today as hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans from all walks of life gather at various centres across the country to commemorate the event.

2014-04-17 Zimbabwe - Stiffer Rape Penalties Needed
[Gender Links]The Zimbabwe SADC Protocol on Gender and Development summit yesterday ended on a high note with stakeholders calling on the Government to review and make rape penalties stiffer.

2014-04-17 Mugabe to Wield Axe
[Financial Gazette]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is mulling a roots and branch shake-up of his Cabinet, informed in part by the poor performance of some of his lieutenants and lately the apparent lack of self-restraint and indiscipline by some of the so-called young Turks, the Financial Gazette can exclusively reveal. Last September, the ZANU-PF leader appointed a 26-member Cabinet comprising allies from his previous administration in which he shared power with Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who

2014-04-18 Tsvangirai's Easter and Independence Day Message
[New Zimbabwe]TOMORROW, we mark a combined Easter and Independence Day to celebrate our significant freedoms as a nation from both political and spiritual bondage. There was death on the two occasions by both our Lord Jesus Christ and the sons and daughters of Zimbabwe for us to attain both our human and spiritual freedom.

2014-04-18 Moyo Trashes U.S. Imposed Sanctions
[New Zimbabwe]INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo Thursday described the US imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe as evil and further called for an international resistance of Washington's continued use of sanctions on targeted enemies.

2014-04-18 U.S Sanctions Mudede, 11 Off the List
[New Zimbabwe]ZIMBABWE'S controversial Registrar General, Tobaiwa Mudede has become the latest Zimbabwean to be slapped with US sanctions for allegedly facilitating the theft of the July 31 elections by incumbent President Robert Mugabe.

2014-04-18 U.S $18 Billion Needed for Infrastructure Revamp
[New Zimbabwe]ZIMBABWE requires $18 billion to rehabilitate its run-down infrastructure and attract more foreign direct investment, a United Nations expert said on Thursday.

2014-04-17 Zimbabwe - Good Practice in Gender Mainstreaming Acknowledged
[Gender Links]The third Zimbabwe SADC Protocol@Work Summit closed in Harare on 16 April with winning awards to 10 women and two men whose work on the ground won the highest accolades from judges and participants during presentations made earlier this week. Six women and three men received awards as runner ups. Gender Links-Zimbabwe hosted the colourful gala dinner at Pandhari Lodge in Harare.

2014-04-17 Zanu-PF in Turmoil
[Financial Gazette]A SIEGE mood has engulfed ZANU-PF ahead of its elective congress possibly in the third quarter of this year with the bitter succession contest, an erstwhile hot potato in the ruling party, assuming a life of its own despite attempts by President Robert Mugabe early this year to quash subtle manoeuvres to succeed him. Ever since President Mugabe spoke out strongly against those girding their loins to take-over from him in the event that he retires during a televised interview to mark his 90th birthday in Fe

2014-04-17 Cabinet Approves CAAZ Unbundling
[Financial Gazette]CABINET has approved a plan to unbundle the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) into two entities, a move which is expected to create a competitive regional aviation hub in the country.

2014-04-17 On the Occasion of the Republic of Zimbabwe's National Day
[State Department]Press Statement from John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State

2014-04-17 Zim Can Increase Exports - Zimtrade
[Financial Gazette]Zimbabwe, grappling with a widening trade deficit, has significant potential to boost its export sector despite a declining economy, a study by the export promotion body, ZimTrade, has revealed.

2014-04-17 UNWTO Spurs Tourism Growth
[Financial Gazette]THE Zimbabwe Council for Tourism (ZCT) says the country's tourism industry significantly benefitted from hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly last year.

2014-04-17 Chiadzwa Villagers Battle Malaria Outbreak
[Financial Gazette]A malaria outbreak is wreaking havoc on an already embattled Chiadzwa community around the Marange diamond fields with members of almost every household suffering from the disease.

2014-04-18 U.S. Congratulates, Sanctions Zim
[The Herald]THE United States yesterday tightened its ruinous economic sanctions regime on Zimbabwe by adding one company and several Chinese nationals doing business in the country to a travel and financial blacklist even as it cynically extended a congratulatory message on the eve of the 34th independence anniversary celebrations today.

2014-04-18 All-White Party for Dongo
[The Herald]Soulful singer Trevor Dongo is set perform this Sunday at an "all white" themed engagement party scheduled for ZimCafe Restaurant starting at 12 noon.

2014-04-18 Thomas Mapfumo's Independence Message
[The Herald]I wish to send my revolutionary greetings and congratulatory message to the people of Zimbabwe on this special occasion as our country celebrates 34 years of independence.

2014-04-18 Jah Prayzah's Album Launch Drab
[The Herald]On the eve of Jah Prayzah's album launch the musician said he was expecting about 5 000 people to attend the event. The musician was responding to some people who questioned the capacity of the musician to use such a big venue for an album launch.

2014-04-18 Poor Villagers Coerced to Contribute Towards Independence Celebrations
[Zimbabwe Independent]THE ruling Zanu PF party has been intimidating and forcing tobacco farmers and villagers in Guruve and Mutoko over the past month to donate money to fund the hosting of district and provincial Independence celebrations this weekend.

2014-04-18 The Gospel According to Mahachi
[The Herald]Gospel musician Tatenda Mahachi is urging church-goers and leaders to return to the basic principles of Christianity this Easter through his latest single "Endai Naizvozvo".

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