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2015-04-27 Zimbabwe Migrants Face Tough Return
[IRIN] Harare -More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives.

2015-04-27 Chinese President Backs Mugabe
[Focac] Jakarta -Chinese President Xi Jinping met here Thursday with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, and pledged support for the African country's socioeconomic development.

2015-04-27 Starvation Looms in Zimbabwe
[Zimbabwe Standard] Starvation is looming in Zimbabwe after widespread failure of crops coupled by the country's policies that have failed to stimulate economic growth.

2015-04-27 Miss World Zim Crowned
[The Herald] Newly-crowned Miss World Zimbabwe Emily Katanga Kachote says the secret behind her victory at Mermaids Pool in Shamva over the weekend was a combination of hard work and confidence.

2015-04-27 Politicians Challenged to Publicly Declare Assets
[Zimbabwe Standard] African Parliamentarians Network against Corruption (APNAC) Zimbabwe chapter has challenged President Robert Mugabe and local legislators to take a leaf from newly sworn in Namibian President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica who last week publicly declared their assets.

2015-04-27 Pre-Paid Water Meters - Debate Centres On Access, Survival
[Zimbabwe Standard] The debate over the proposed introduction of pre-paid water meters has been making headlines with residents and local authorities proffering their own arguments for opposing or supporting the idea.

2015-04-27 ZEC Should Show Us Will, Not Excuses!
[Zimbabwe Standard] ZEC chairperson, Justice Rita Makarau announced last week her commission was unable to raise $50 million that is needed to establish an electronic voters' roll which would go a long way towards making Zimbabwe's electoral system credible.

2015-04-27 Harare City Council Takes Over Stand Allocation At Caledonia Estate
[Zimbabwe Standard] Housing cooperatives that have been operating in Caledonia residential estate have been ordered by the Harare City Council to stop parcelling out land and cooperate in the eviction of people they had allocated land.

2015-04-27 ZRP Mulls New Settlement for Cops
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) wants to build a special settlement area for the more than 20 000 members of the force in the proposed new capital that government plans to build in Mt Hampden.

2015-04-27 Expired Spices On the Market
[The Herald] A local company is reportedly distributing expired Indian spices in major supermarkets in the country after illegally extending the products' lifespan, The Herald can reveal. Harvegal Marketing supplies major shops with Indian spices. Sources at the company told The Herald recently that the spices were procured cheaply from South Africa. They said Harvegal Marketing used chemicals to erase the printed expiry dates, and replaced them with new dates printed on stickers.

2015-04-27 Mash East Celebrates President's AU Chairmanship
[The Herald] Mashonaland East Province over the weekend celebrated President Mugabe's recent election as African Union chairman through a solidarity march where thousands of people in the province took part.

2015-04-27 Hifa 2015
[The Herald] The Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) scheduled to start tomorrow Tuesday April 28 will be covered in depth by The Herald on this blog.

2015-04-27 Honeymoon Over for Navistar Bosses
[The Herald] Three Navistar Insurance Brokers bosses who were acquitted of defrauding Air Zimbabwe of $796 079 in an alleged insurance scam, are not yet off-the-hook as the National Prosecuting Authority last week filed its appeal papers at the High Court.

2015-04-27 Dabengwa Messed His Record, Says VP Mphoko
[The Herald] VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday shared his disappointment at the departure of Zapu President Dumiso Dabengwa from Zanu-PF saying the former Zipra intelligence supremo had soiled his otherwise illustrious liberation history.

2015-04-27 Tumbuka Ready for Hifa
[The Herald] Tumbuka Dance Company has promised fireworks at this year's edition of Harare International Festival of the Arts. The festival is running from April 28 to May 3 under the theme "Articulate"

2015-04-27 Govt Revisits Doctors' Contracts
[The Herald] Government is re-examining the proposed new contracts for doctors following an outcry by the health workers. Health Services Board (HSB) communications executive Mr Nyasha Maravanyika said HSB's legal department was re-working the contract in liaison with the Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa.

2015-04-27 Govt Gazettes Joint Venture Bill
[The Herald] Government has gazetted the Joint Venture Bill that seeks to provide for the implementation of joint venture agreements between contracting authorities and counter-parties.

2015-04-27 Tryson Faces Arrest
[The Herald] Dendera musician Tryson Chimbetu is facing arrest after failing to perform at Takaz Night Club in Dotito, Mt Darwin, on Saturday despite getting a deposit performance fee of $250.

2015-04-27 Exciting Exhibitions Coming This Quarter
[The Herald] The National Gallery of Zimbabwe will be hosting three exhibitions which will coincide with the Harare International Festival of the Arts, running from the of April 28 to May 3 2015.

2015-04-27 Caps Utd Fluff Chances
[The Herald] CAPS United coach Mark Harrison was gutted by the two points dropped at home after his side fluffed some good scoring opportunities in a drawn Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against ZPC Kariba at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.

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