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2014-04-25 Econet, Western Union to Integrate Systems
[The Herald]Bulawayo -ECONET Wireless has entered into a commercial arrangement with global money transfer agency Western Union that will enable people to send money from abroad to account holders of its mobile money transfer platform EcoCash. This means EcoCash account holders will not need to physically visit Western Union branches to receive money sent through the money transfer agency.

2014-04-25 It's Time for Robust Responses
[The Herald]Anyone would be forgiven for thinking that there is a certain naïveté in Zimbabwe's foreign policy. We have known for years that the United States' interests in our country are far removed from our own interests.

2014-04-25 Tuku 'Greatest Hits Concert' On Tonight
[The Herald]Superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi's much-hyped "Greatest Hits Concert" is on tonight at the Harare International Conference Centre. The concert which was postponed last weekend to pave way for Independence celebrations will see a number of the country's finest musicians sharing the stage with the maestro "Tuku".

2014-04-25 Anti-Renewal Comments Spark Trouble for NGO Employee
[New Zimbabwe]A JUNIOR employee with the Center for Community Development in Zimbabwe Trust (CCDZ), is in trouble with his employers after he allegedly penned an opinion piece ridiculing the current leadership renewal attempts by MDC-T officials led by Elton Mangoma.

2014-04-25 Old Mutual in Buy Back Scheme
[New Zimbabwe]OLD Mutual Zimbabwe Limited (OMZL) shareholders on Wednesday approved a scheme to buy back 16.6 million of the company's "B" class shares for treasury purposes.

2014-04-25 Mutare Shelves Plans to Destroy Illegal Structures
[New Zimbabwe]CITY authorities in Mutare have temporarily shelved their plans to demolish hundreds of illegal structures that have been mushrooming in the border city's high density suburbs and the CBD. The demolitions were targeted at tuckshops and some buildings illegally constructed on undesignated areas.

2014-04-25 Health Concerns in Masvingo As Shops Sell Expired Foodstuffs
[New Zimbabwe]MOST wholesales and retail shops in Masvingo city are selling expired foodstuffs, a situation that has been met with mixed feelings by their customers. Investigations by in major wholesalers and retail shops around the city showed that the expired foodstuffs are basic commodities mostly imports from neighbouring countries, mainly South Africa.

2014-04-25 Smaller Prisons Hit By Sanitary Wear Shortage
[Zimbabwe Standard]FEMALE inmates at the country's smaller prisons have been hard-hit by a critical shortage of sanitary wear and other basics such as soap and toothpaste, it has emerged.

2014-04-25 Nyau Dancers Taken to Court for Assault
[Zimbabwe Standard]Eight were last Nyau dancers week dragged before the Bindura Magistrates Court facing charges of kidnapping and assaulting a Glendale man. The dancers allegedly dragged the complainant to a cemetery and forced him to sleep on top of a grave before ordering him to eat soil from the grave side.

2014-04-25 Bulawayo Hotels Fully Booked
[Zimbabwe Standard]BULAWAYO has again been hit hard by a shortage of accommodation ahead of the 55th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), set to kick off on Tuesday.A survey by this paper revealed that the city had virtually run out of accommodation as hotels such as Cresta Churchill, Holiday Inn and Rainbow were fully booked.

2014-04-25 Teenage Jailed for Bedding Minor
[Zimbabwe Standard]A Harare teenage girl, Lvnia Mundoza, will rue the day she sexually abused an 11-year-old boy after she was slapped with a 10-year jail term for bedding the minor.

2014-04-25 Moyo Rises From Kondozi Ashes
[Zimbabwe Standard]CHINESE philosopher Confucius once said that "our greatest glory is in never falling, but in rising every time we fall". Edwin Masimba Moyo has lived up to Confucius' maxim "rising from the dead" after he lost the crown jewel, Kondozi Farm and the collapse of Mitchell & Mitchell, the country's biggest supplier of vegetables to European supermarkets.

2014-04-25 Electoral Bill - Mnangagwa Buckles Under Pressure
[Zimbabwe Standard]FAST-tracking the Electoral Amendment Bill in Parliament is meeting resistance from civil society groups and opposition political parties who say it is imperative for wide consultations to be made first before it is passed.

2014-04-25 Delta Beverages Managers Acquitted
[Zimbabwe Standard]TWO Delta Beverages managers, Marshal Ranganai Mazengeza and Muchaneta Ndachena have been acquitted on charges of defrauding the brewer.

2014-04-25 Land Degradation Courts Villagers' Ire
[Zimbabwe Standard]Residents of Penhalonga have expressed mixed feelings over mining operations by a local company, with some urging Government not to renew the firm's licence until it rehabilitates the area.

2014-04-25 Govt Working On Debt Solution - Chinamasa
[New Zimbabwe]THE government will adopt a multi-pronged approach to deal with the debt overhang which is stifling the country's economic growth, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

2014-04-25 MDC-T Trio in Court for Violent Assault
[New Zimbabwe]AS the fight for control of the MDC-T continues, three party activists this weeek appeared in court charged with the assault of party provincial organising secretary and former Mbare legislator Tichaona Munyanyi.

2014-04-25 Ethanol - Mutasa Admits Helping Rautenbach
[New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENTIAL Affairs minister, Didymus Mutasa has accused former Zanu PF Manicaland chair, Basil Nyabadza and party legislator, Temba Mliswa of pursuing their personal interests in Green Fuel project.

2014-04-24 Flood Disaster Victims Turn On Each Other At Chingwizi
[SW Radio]Violence has broken out at Chingwizi transit camp where some victims of the Tokwe Mukosi flooding disaster have reportedly attacked fellow villagers for agreeing to leave the camp before receiving compensation.

2014-04-25 Displaced Villagers to Demand Full Compensation
[Zimbabwe Standard]Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (Zela) says displaced Chiadzwa villagers must demand full compensation from diamond mining companies, instead of resorting to begging for aid which disempowers and demeans them.

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