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2014-10-25 Mugabe Loses Control?
[Zimbabwe Independent]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is facing an explosive Zanu PF internal revolt after his wife Grace yesterday escalated her insults and abuse of Vice-President Joice Mujuru to hysterical levels, amid indications the ruling party's leader has lost control to his seemingly panic-stricken spouse as things dramatically fall apart.

2014-10-25 Ruling Party Faces Possible Split
[Zimbabwe Independent]ZANU PF could be on the verge of a split as its new kid on the block, President Robert Mugabe's 49 year-old-wife Grace Mugabe, who has plunged headlong into turbulent and volatile Zanu PF politics, appears to be deepening divisions in the faction-ridden party, amid speculation Mugabe is aiming for a political dynasty in Zimbabwe.

2014-10-25 Rallies Expose Grace Mugabe Backers
[Zimbabwe Independent]FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe's ongoing countrywide rallies have exposed the group that is behind her comprising high-ranking Zanu PF party officials aligned to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction.

2014-10-25 Gweru Council Workers Last Paid in July
[New Zimbabwe]GWERU City Council workers have threatened to take industrial action against their employer over outstanding salary arrears, has learnt.

2014-10-25 Manage Grace-Mujuru Storm - Mugabe
[New Zimbabwe]THE Zanu PF politburo gathering Thursday was expected to be a stormy affair but the drama did not materialise after a power blackout which affected the ruling party's headquarters and surrounding areas in the capital.

2014-10-25 Bid to Oust Sibanda Over Grace Snub
[New Zimbabwe]PROCESSES have been set in motion to force the ouster of war veterans chairman Jabulani Sibanda and Zanu PF's Mashonaland East provincial chairman Ray Kaukonde who are accused of not showing enthusiasm for Grace Mugabe's political ambitions.

2014-10-25 Mujuru Created Two Centres of Power - Muchinguri
[New Zimbabwe]OUTGOING Women's League boss, Oppah Muchinguri, has accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of creating two centres of power within the government and the ruling Zanu PF party.

2014-10-25 Daggers Out for Jabulani Sibanda
[The Herald]War veterans yesterday urged Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association chairman Cde Jabulani Sibanda to resign or risk being pushed out for belonging to a counter-revolutionary squad opposed to the entry of the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe into politics.

2014-10-25 Tsvangirai Faces Eviction From Highlands Mansion
[Zimbabwe Independent]MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's woes continue to mount amid reports the former premier is broke and failing to maintain the plush government Highlands mansion in which he has been living since being appointed prime minister in the unity government which ended last year, while he faces eviction.

2014-10-25 Politburo Okays Mliswa Ouster
[The Herald]The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday upheld the dismissal of Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa and appointed his deputy Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi as the acting chairperson.

2014-10-25 Hippo Valley U.S Ethanol Production
[Zimbabwe Independent]TONGAAT Hullet's Zimbabwean unit Hippo Valley (Hippo) plans to invest towards growing sugar cane production by 10% annually over the next few years as part of efforts meant to increase ethanol production from current levels of 21 million litres per year.

2014-10-25 Sharon Macheso Granted Provisional Order
[The Herald]Sungura musician Alick Macheso's daughter Sharon has been granted a provisional order against her husband of two months, Kudakwashe Munetsi, following the physical and emotional abuse she has suffered at his hands.

2014-10-25 Biti Group Sets Up Shadow Provincial Councils
[New Zimbabwe]THE MDC Renewal Team on Friday said it plans to set up shadow provincial councils to push for economic development and democracy issues at provincial level.

2014-10-25 67 Year-Old Man Rapes Granddaughter 16
[New Zimbabwe]A 67-YEAR-OLD grandfather allegedly impregnated his 16-year-old granddaughter, a Victoria Falls court heard on Friday.

2014-10-25 Hunting for Love . . . Internet Still Safe Hunting Ground in Zimbabwe
[The Herald]Finding the right partner seems to be a challenge for most animals. Male peacocks have elaborate costumes and some male apes have colourful behinds while bulls of most species settle the fight to procreate through their own versions of pugilistic contests.

2014-10-25 First Lady Admits Elevating Mujuru
[Zimbabwe Independent]FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday confirmed what has been in the public domain for the past decade that she was instrumental in the 2004 campaign which led to the elevation of Vice-President Joice Mujuru to her current position.

2014-10-25 DSTV Take On Flame Lily
[The Herald]DSTV Rangers coach Ikabort Masocha says they are not yet safe from relegation and will be out to collect maximum points when they take on Flame Lilly at Lafarge in the World Navi Northern Region Division One soccer league this afternoon.

2014-10-25 Let the Children Play Wins Battle of Bands
[The Herald]Let The Children Play, an ensemble of youths from various backgrounds, left revellers dazzled with a scintillating performance that won them the MUSICA 2014 Battle of the Bands contest at the Italian Club in Harare last weekend.

2014-10-25 War Vets to Hold Anti-Kaukonde Demo
[The Herald]War veterans in Marondera yesterday applied for police clearance to hold a demonstration against Zanu-PF Mashonaland East provincial chairperson Cde Ray Kaukonde for allegedly fanning factionalism in the province and protecting white commercial farmers.

2014-10-25 ZNC to Hold Sports Tourney
[The Herald]The Zimbabwe National Council of Young Men Christian Association will on November 8 hold a netball and soccer tournament at Rutendo Hall in Mufakose.

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