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2014-12-17 China-Zimbabwe Relations - a Model of China-Africa Relations?
[SAIIA]SAIIA Occasional Paper No 205, November 2014

2014-12-17 Govt Fails to Pay Workers in Time
[The Herald]The Public Service Commission yesterday announced changes in the December pay dates for civil servants that is expected to see salaries being paid earlier than previously indicated.

2014-12-17 Axed Minister Ropes in MDC-T
[The Herald]Former Zanu-PF secretary for administration Cde Didymus Mutasa, smarting from his failure to land a Central Committee seat which ruled him out of the Politburo, has roped in MDC-T and a Western-funded international NGO in a bid to subvert the will of the people so he can be restored to his former positions in the party and Government, failing which he has approached the former secretary-general of the ANC to host him at his farm in South Africa.

2014-12-17 Global Fuel Prices Fall, but Not in Zimbabwe
[New Zimbabwe]THE country's energy regulator has blamed the government's "fuel pricing template" and hunger for tax dollars as local motorists demand answers on why they have not benefited from the plunge in global oil prices.

2014-12-17 Travellers Frustrated by Beitbridge Border Delays
[New Zimbabwe]TRAVELLERS are enduring twelve-hour delays at Beitbridge on the South African side as the annual pile up at the region's busiest border posts begins.

2014-12-17 Civil Service Balloons to 550,000 Workers
[New Zimbabwe]TREASURY chief Patrick Chinamasa has been forced into a U-turn and plans to cull the civil service next year as it emerged the cash-strapped government employs half a million workers, contrary to estimates of about half that figure.

2014-12-17 Will Jah Prayzah Do the Honourable Thing?
[The Herald]Jonathan Mbiriyamveka -Contemporary singer Jah Prayzah is under fire from all quarters after he was exposed as a copycat. There have been calls on the social media for the "Tsviriyo" singer to do the honourable thing and return the NAMA award to the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe. Jah Prayzah won the National Arts Merit Awards for Outstanding Video for "Mwanasikana" the song which is at the centre of controversy.

2014-12-17 Mutasa and Co Now Opposition, De Facto
[The Herald]That is, whether or not they choose to join the rank and file of the MDC, which they have been working with since 2006, at least, or create their own party.

2014-12-17 Legal Implications of Appointment to Be VPs
[The Herald]THE purpose of this article is two-fold: first, to respond to the commentary in The Herald yesterday on the issue of vacancies in Parliament arising from the appointment of the Vice Presidents and second and more importantly, to elaborate on the implications of constitutional breaches arising from these events. The story ended with a broad accusation "misinformation, disinformation and misrepresentation" on my part regarding the true position of the national Constitution in these issues.

2014-12-17 AFDB Approves U.S $75 Million Loan for Kariba Dam Project
[The Herald]The African Development Bank Group has approved the release of a $75 million loan to Zimbabwe and Zambia that will assist in the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project.

2014-12-17 MDC-T Members Injure 15, Renewal Team
[New Zimbabwe]MDC Renewal Team has reported that 15 of its members were injured, one of them seriously, when they were attacked by those from the MDC-T led by Morgan Tsvangirai in Chitungwiza over the weekend.

2014-12-17 ZEC Passes Buck to Parliament
[The Herald]Parliament failed to declare the Mt Darwin West parliamentary seat vacant 15 months down the line after the incumbent, former Vice President Dr Joice Mujuru, ceased to represent the constituency when she assumed the post of VP on September 11 last year, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said.

2014-12-17 Govt to Cut Wage Bill
[The Herald]Government will start retrenching thousands of civil servants next year as part of a grand strategy to reduce the ever ballooning salary bill that has threatened capital projects, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

2014-12-17 Chinotimba Nominated for Zimrights Award
[New Zimbabwe]COMICAL Zanu PF MP Joseph Chinotimba is among the nominees for a range of ZimRights sponsored awards whose winners will be announced on Friday at a Bulawayo hotel.

2014-12-17 Could It Be Manyuchi's Night?
[The Herald]TENNIS coach Martin Dzuwa says it will be a huge achievement if he scoops the Coach of the Year award at this year's Annual National Sports Awards tonight at the Rainbow Towers. Dzuwa is in the running for the prestigious award after his success story with the Zimbabwe Davis Cup team this year. "I used to think that the only sport which has a lot of recognition, at the end of the year, was football," said Dzuwa.

2014-12-17 Performance-Related Contracts a Must
[The Herald]What has been baffling is that most of the public entities are virtual monopolies that do not have anything in terms of local competition.

2014-12-17 Doctors Appeal to Mugabe and Cabinet
[New Zimbabwe]THE Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors association (ZHDA) has appealed to the President and cabinet seeking disciplinary action against deputy health minister Paul Chimedza.

2014-12-17 Woman in Court for Raping Boy (15)
[New Zimbabwe]A MASVINGO woman raped a 15 year old boy after she threatened to stab the minor with a knife, Magistrate Langton Ndokera heard on Tuesday.

2014-12-17 Mutare Ratepayers in U.S$21 Million Debt
[New Zimbabwe]Still standing .. the Mutare Bottling Company amongst the few remaining companies in the city

2014-12-17 Mavhaire Named in Trust Funds Scam
[New Zimbabwe]FORMER energy minister Dzikamai Mavhaire has been accused of lining his pocket from development funds under the Masvingo Community Share Ownership Trust.

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