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2015-08-01 Retrenchments Not the Solution
[Zimbabwe Independent] The ruling Zanu PF government has for years been making suicidal economic policies and populist decisions for electoral purposes, but now its reckless actions are catching up with it.

2015-08-01 Unions Give Mugabe a 72-Hour Ultimatum to Stop Job Losses
[New Zimbabwe] TRADE UNIONS have given President Robert Mugabe, employers and Parliament a 72-hour ultimatum for them to reverse the Supreme Court judgement which gave employers the right to terminate workers contracts on a three-month notice without benefits.

2015-08-01 Amaglug-Glug Ready for Zim
[News24Wire] Head coach of the South African national under-23 team Owen Da Gama says that the side is ready for Saturday's CAF U23 Championship qualifier match against Zimbabwe.

2015-08-01 R.I.P Cecil the Lion. What Will Be His Legacy? and Who Decides?
[IPS] London -Cecil the lion, a magnificent senior male, much loved and part of a long-term research project, was lured out of a safe haven in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park last week and apparently illegally shot, to endure a protracted death.

2015-08-01 Chidyausiku Ruling - NRZ Fires 1 500 Workers
[New Zimbabwe] TROUBLED National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) Friday became the first government entity to fire workers following the Supreme Court ruling which gave employers permission to terminate contracts on notice, strategically placed sources said.

2015-08-01 More Journalists Fired As Media Houses Take Advantage of the Chidyausiku Ruling
[New Zimbabwe] LOCAL media houses like all other sectors of the economy continue fire workers with the Financial Gazette's editor-in-chief Sunsleey Chamunorwa being the latest in a long list of causalities.

2015-08-01 U.S to Build U.S $200 Million Embassy Compound in Harare
[New Zimbabwe] THE US government will this year begin the construction of a new Embassy compound in Harare valued at $199 million.

2015-08-01 Court Ruling Leaves Zim Workers in Dire Straits
[Zimbabwe Independent] At least 6000 workers had their work terminated following the recent landmark Supreme Court ruling by Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku that stated that companies can end workers' contracts at any time, without availing terminal benefits, by giving them three months' notice.

2015-08-01 China Following Path to Economic Ruin
[Zimbabwe Independent] A FEW weeks ago, at the height of the panic in the Chinese stock markets, a sour joke was doing the rounds: "Last month, the dog was eating what I eat. Last week, I was eating what the dog eats.

2015-08-01 Impunity Sinking Zimbabwe Into Poverty, Hunger
[Zimbabwe Independent] If we are to understand the future of agriculture in Zimbabwe we need to understand the past.

2015-08-01 Chikafa Leaves How Mine, Back At ZPC Kariba
[New Zimbabwe] LIMITED Chikafa has returned to ZPC Kariba as coach Sunday Chidzambwa bids to arrest the club's decline in the Castle Lager Premiership.

2015-08-01 Dyanamos Fire Coach Mandigora After Only Seven Months At the Helm
[New Zimbabwe] HARARE giants Dynamos have axed coach David Mandigora after only seven months at the helm, club officials said Friday.

2015-08-01 Water Shortages - Light At the End of the Tunnel for Harare Residents
[Zimbabwe Independent] WITH a huge pile of dirty clothes and unwashed plates heaped at the back of the house, Eva Mandundu (64), who stays in Mbare with her eight grandchildren, has the unenviable task of managing the little water she has.

2015-08-01 Zinara Sets Urban Toll Fees
[The Herald] Lloyd Gumbo -Motorists will pay at least 15 cents in urban toll fees when the exercise is implemented, compared to $2 that private light vehicles are paying on the highways. Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) board chairperson Mr Albert Mugabe said there was no intention to erect toll plazas similar to those on highways.

2015-08-01 Gvt Has Begun Paying Owed and Suffering Former Legislators
[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT has finally heeded desperate pleas from owed former MPs and has begun paying them albeit in small tranches.

2015-08-01 More Honey Flows Manyuchi's Way
[The Herald] Harare City Council is set to give World Boxing Council international welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi, a residential stand in one of the city's low-density suburbs in honour of his exploits in the ring. Manyuchi recently claimed the scalp of Giancula Frezza of Italy in his second defence of his WBC title. During a full council meeting on Thursday, Rugare and Lochnivar councillor Peter Moyo said Manyuchi was a gallant fighter who raised the country's flag high hence he deserved to be rewarded.

2015-08-01 Iran Willing to Give Local Banks Loans
[Zimbabwe Independent] Iran has expressed interest to channel millions of dollars to Zimbabwean banks in lines of credit depending on the individual financial institution's credit worthiness.

2015-08-01 Mass Job Cuts - Are Employers Treading On Slippery Ground?
[Zimbabwe Independent] Quite predictably, last week's landmark judgment by the Supreme Court on employment relations has spawned a spree of terminations of jobs on the Zimbabwean labour market.

2015-08-01 Minister Chimene Savages Muchinguri As Zanu-PF Factionalism Gets Dirtier
[New Zimbabwe] Minister of state for provincial affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has warned tertiary education minister Oppah Muchinguri not to undermine her ability, saying she also has enough "arsenal" to fight her back.

2015-08-01 Air Zimbabwe Grounded - Fuel Woes Cited
[The Herald] Air Zimbabwe has been hit by acute fuel shortages which forced it to cancel all morning fights and approach regional counterparts for assistance over the past one week. All morning flights were cancelled yesterday and delayed to midday as the crisis escalated. The Under-23 football national team had to endure long hours waiting for their flight to South Africa yesterday for the last leg of their CAF Under-23 championship qualifier.

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