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2017-05-29 First Lady and Allies Looting, Says Former Army General
[New Zimbabwe] Grace Mugabe and her G40 Zanu PF allies are forcing President Robert Mugabe to remain in power so they can continue their shameless plunder of the economically crippled country, an opposition leader claimed Saturday.

2017-05-29 Inside Mugabe's Hired Luxury Aircraft
[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has been forced to use a commercial charter for his recent foreign trips, and aides have ensured the ultimate in airborne luxury for the reportedly ailing 93-year-old.

2017-05-29 At Least 8 Illegal Miners Die After Mine Shaft Collapses
[News24Wire] At least Eight illegal miners have been confirmed dead in Zimbabwe after a mine shaft they were working in collapsed.

2017-05-29 Former Deputy Senate President Ndlovu Dies
[The Herald] Former Deputy Senate President and Zanu PF Central Committee member, Cde Naison Khutshwekhaya Ndlovu has died.

2017-05-29 Mugabe's Daughter in Youths Bank Board
[Zimbabwe Standard] Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and his Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment counterpart Patrick Zhuwao last week took turns to hand President Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona seats in boards of different state institutions, courting the ire of the opposition.

2017-05-29 'I Don't See Anyone With Potential to Succeed My Uncle' - Mugabe's Nephew
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly said that he doesn't see anyone with potential to succeed his uncle, who turned 93 this year.

2017-05-29 Finance Minister Chinamasa Pledge's Raises Eyebrows
[Zimbabwe Standard] Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa's pledge that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will continue to give exporters incentives under a $200 million African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim Bank) loan scheme has raised eyebrows that the government wants to contract more debt.

2017-05-29 Dynamos Win As Highlanders Game Abandoned
[New Zimbabwe] Under fire Dynamos coach, Lloyd Mutasa, might have bought himself more time at the helm of the Harare giants after an impressive home win over ZPC Kariba.

2017-05-29 UN Agency Sets Up HIV Centre At University
[New Zimbabwe] MIDLANDS State University (MSU) students will benefit from a state of the art model resource centre which has been established by a United Nations agency at its Gweru main campus.

2017-05-29 Informal Traders Resist Payments
[New Zimbabwe] Informal traders in the Midlands capital are resisting paying fees to city council, citing failure by local authority to reign in illegal vendors, a senior council official has said.

2017-05-29 Chigumbura Dropped From Cricket Squad
[Zimbabwe Standard] Hard-hitting all-rounder Elton Chigumbura is the only omission in an otherwise largely unchanged Zimbabwe One-Day International squad for the upcoming series against Scotland, Netherlands and Sri Lanka this winter.

2017-05-29 Football Legend Chidzambwa Eyes Dynamos Scalp
[Zimbabwe Standard] Dynamos legend Sunday Chidzambwa will be angling for his first victory over the club with which he enjoyed a lot of success both as a player and coach when his high-riding ZPC Kariba side takes on the Harare giants at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon.

2017-05-29 80s Atrocities Law Divides Ruling Party
[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko's proposed law to address the Gukuruhundi atrocities is facing massive resistance from Zanu PF MPs, with some ruling party legislators openly declaring they will not support the Bill in Parliament.

2017-05-29 Robert Mugabe's Nepotism Stinks
[Zimbabwe Standard] The stampede by ministers last week to give President Robert Mugabe's daughter, Bona Chikore, positions at boards of state institutions removed any doubt that the 93 year-old is behind the nepotism and cronyism that has become the hallmark of his disastrous reign.

2017-05-29 Four Candidates Vie for By-Election
[New Zimbabwe] Four political parties will battle it out in the Chiwundura parliamentary by-election after their candidates successfully submitted their papers at the Gweru nomination court on Friday.

2017-05-29 Team Zimbabwe Edge Vultures
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana rugby senior team (Vultures) started preparations for the Africa Cup division 1B tournament on a shaky footing, going down 20-19 to Zimbabwe in an international friendly on May 27.

2017-05-29 Models Left Stranded At Miss Cultural
[The Herald] Models were left stranded over the weekend at the Miss Cultural beauty pageant held in Bulawayo after the organiser disappeared without paying them.

2017-05-29 Ex-Senate President Ndlovu Dies
[New Zimbabwe] Former Senate president and first black mayor for Bulawayo, Naison Khutshwekhaya Ndlovu has died.

2017-05-29 It Never Rains for Police Spikes Victim
[Zimbabwe Standard] Patrick Mandizvidza is still struggling to come to terms with the death of his mother over a week ago after they were hit by a car whose driver was trying to evade spikes allegedly thrown by Karoi municipal police.

2017-05-29 Jah Prayzah Retraces His Roots
[Zimbabwe Standard] The Biblical saying that "blessed is the hand that giveth" aptly describes Uzumba-bred musician Jah Prayzah's strong sense of social obligation and charity as he believes that it is always better to give than to receive.

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