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2017-07-24 Parks Authority Disputes Xanda the Lion's Link to Cecil
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's state parks authority says there's no DNA evidence to link Xanda the lion to Cecil, after Xanda was killed by a hunter near Hwange National Park.

2017-07-24 I'm Not Dying, Says Tsvangirai
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his cancer treatment is going well, and he's fit enough to take on President Robert Mugabe in elections next year.

2017-07-24 Media Praises 'Loving Mother' Grace Mugabe on Her Birthday
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe turned 52 on Sunday, and state officials and media went into overdrive to sing her praises.

2017-07-24 Come and Help Revive the Economy, Mugabe Appeals to Diasporans
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday pleaded with his country's skilled workers living in the diaspora to return home so that they could help in reviving the southern African country's floundering economy.

2017-07-24 Elections Body Clarifies Proof of Residence Requirement
[New Zimbabwe] Prospective voters can write their own affidavits for use as proof of residence when registering for the 2018 elections, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has revealed.

2017-07-24 Police Thwart Opposition Demonstration
[New Zimbabwe] Gweru police crushed an MDC-T youth demonstration on Saturday where protesters were demanding reforms from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) ahead of 2018 general elections amid reports that more than five youths were arrested.

2017-07-24 Council Tariff Hike - Vendors Cry Foul
[The Herald] Harare City Council's curious relationship with vendors is set to take a new dimension as the city fathers recently proposed an increase in daily tariffs.

2017-07-24 Elections Body Clears Air On 'Alien' Voters
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has clarified the confusion regarding the voting rights of the so-called "aliens", saying they were eligible to register as voters. ZEC chief elections officer Ms Constance Chigwamba said in a statement that those born in Zimbabwe and had one or both parents not born in Zimbabwe, but in any Sadc country, were eligible to vote under the country's electoral laws.

2017-07-24 Govt Moves to Curb Teen Pregnancies
[The Herald] Government is working on achieving universal access to quality integrated family planning and contraceptive services to reduce unintended pregnancies, especially among teenagers.

2017-07-24 Warriors Miss Out U.S.$175 000 CHAN Prize Money
[The Herald] The Warriors blew a chance to pocket at least $175 000, which is guaranteed prize money for teams that qualify for the African Nations Championship, when they ended their interest in the tournament yesterday.

2017-07-24 Suspected Drug Kingpin Nabbed
[New Zimbabwe] A suspected dealer who was caught in possession of dangerous drugs and a marijuana processing machine was Friday dragged to court.

2017-07-24 Pardon My Ugliness, Murderer Begs Judge
[New Zimbabwe] One of the notorious robbers recently convicted over eight counts of armed robbery Friday begged magistrate Hosea Mujaya not to consider his "ugly face" when he delivers sentence.

2017-07-24 Ruling Party's Kasukuwere Apologises to Province
[The Herald] Embattled Zanu-PF National Political Commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday indicated that he imposed candidates in Harare before apologising to the province.

2017-07-24 Mugabe Attacks Allies and Opposition, Vows to Run Again
[VOA] Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe lashed out Friday against factions in his party angling to take over from him, saying they have no backing. The 93-year-old spoke at a rally in Lupane, about 600 kilometers southwest of Harare - as part of his effort to recruit young people to support him in next year's elections.

2017-07-24 Mentally Ill Man Kills Party Gate-Crasher
[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -A birthday party at a local farm ended tragically recently after a mentally ill man stabbed to death an uninvited guest.

2017-07-24 Warriors Crash Out of CHAN
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe cracked under the weight of expectations to lose a dramatic penalty shoot out 4-5 against Namibia and crash out of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

2017-07-24 Opposition Shreds Finance Minister's Mid-Term Fiscal Review
[New Zimbabwe] The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa's immediate resignation, accusing the Zanu PF top official of admitting to mismanaging the country's economy through his midterm fiscal policy review statement last Thursday.

2017-07-24 Let's Transform Beitbridge - Mohadi
[The Herald] Senator for Beitbridge Cde Tambudzani Mohadi has urged Government to urgently revisit outstanding projects envisaged under the Beitbridge Redevelopment Programme (BRP) aimed at transforming the border town into a medium city.

2017-07-24 Is Opposition Leader Tsvangirai in Panic Mode?
[The Herald] MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai has pressed the panic button over delays by opposition parties to reach a consensus over a coalition.

2017-07-24 Ruling Party Bigwigs to Fund Party Programmes
[The Herald] ZANU-PF Manicaland has resolved that senior party members in the province must make monthly contributions to fund party programmes as part of preparations for next year's harmonised elections.

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