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2016-02-10 Govt Pleads for Cash to Stop Mass Starvation
[Al Jazeera] Zimbabwe has appealed to local businesses and charities for more than $1.5bn aid to save more than a quarter of the population from starvation due to drought.

2016-02-10 Swear On the Bible You've Got No Nudes, Zim Beauty Pageant Tells Models
[News24Wire] The frustrated organisers of Zimbabwe's biggest beauty pageant are making contestants swear on the Bible that they've never had nude photos taken, a report says.

2016-02-10 Surrounded By Diamonds, Villagers Go Hungry
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare -Shylet Mutsago, a 63-year-old who lives near the diamond fields of Marange, cannot hide her anger over how mining in this gem-rich part of eastern Zimbabwe has failed to improve the lives of local people.

2016-02-10 Politicians Are Corrupt - Accept It [SATIRE]
[Ilizwi263] Vokal Da Poet's alter ego - The Village Idiot - weaves a humorous tale that goes from life in the village to the cesspool of corruption in politics.

2016-02-10 HIFA, U.S. Embassy Collaborate to Bring Huntertones to Zimbabwe
[U.S. Embassy Harare] The U.S. Embassy Harare in collaboration with HIFA, announced that Huntertones, a Brooklyn-based musical band, will be in Zimbabwe as part of their 2016 international music tour sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

2016-02-10 Gushungo Bomber Jailed for Nine Years
[The Herald] Zimbabwe People's Front political party president Owen Kuchata (34) was yesterday jailed nine years for attempting to petrol-bomb the First Family's Alpha Omega Dairy farm in Mazowe.

2016-02-10 2015 Ordinary Level Results Out
[The Herald] The November 2015 Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council Ordinary Level results are out and have since been dispatched to regional offices for collection.

2016-02-10 Nation Loses 235 Jumbos in Two Years
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE's wildlife is under threat from poachers sponsored by criminal syndicates operating in and outside the country who use cyanide to poison the animals, a senior Government official has said.

2016-02-10 Teachers Forced to Pay Towards Mugabe's U.S $800,000 Birthday Party
[New Zimbabwe] A ZANU PF fund raising committee is forcing all teachers in Masvingo to contribute $7 each towards President Robert Mugabe's birthday party to be held in the province later this month.

2016-02-10 Firms Endorse Musicians' Football Tournament
[The Herald] Several companies have chipped to support the Chipaz soccer tournament that will be held at Gwanzura Stadium on February 20 featuring various musicians.

2016-02-10 Teen in Court for Severely Assaulting Mother Over Witchcraft
[New Zimbabwe] A local teenager was arrested after he severely assaulted with a log injured his 40-year-old mother for allegedly bewitching him.

2016-02-10 Indonesia, Zim Keen to Boost Trade Cooperation
[The Herald] Implementation of trade deals signed during President Mugabe's visit to Indonesia last year for the Asia-Africa Conference is gaining momentum with the Asian country sending a follow-up delegation to Harare.

2016-02-10 Zifa's U.S $100 Million Deal
[The Herald] Good times are rolling for ZIFA and the country's football family under the leadership of Philip Chiyangwa, with the flamboyant businessman last night unveiling a multi-million-dollar deal for the association.

2016-02-10 Mi Casa Promises Fireworks in Harare
[The Herald] South African music group Mi Casa has promised fireworks at their show scheduled for 7Arts Theatre in Harare on March 4. In a video posted on their official Facebook page, the trio expressed excitement over the tour and promised "fire" at the show.

2016-02-10 Crunch Politburo Indaba On Today
[The Herald] Felex Share -Zanu-PF Politburo meeting will proceed as scheduled, despite threats from some party elements to disrupt it.

2016-02-10 Botswana Police Apologise
[The Herald] Botswana Police Services has apologised to its Zimbabwean counterparts following reports that some of the former's officers are not co-operating on investigating cross border stocktheft cases and other criminal activities.

2016-02-10 Women's League Scoffs At Demo Claims
[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Women's League has dismissed claims that the revolutionary party's wing was organising a demonstration against Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa during today's Politburo meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare.

2016-02-10 New Home for Gunhill Squatters
[The Herald] Harare City Council has started relocating Gunhill squatters to Mabvuku, a development that will bring sanity to the leafy suburb.

2016-02-10 Ex-Lover Drags MP to Court
[The Herald] Zvimba East Member of Parliament Francis Mukwangwariwa was yesterday hauled before the Harare Civil Court by his former lover who claimed he abused her for terminating their relationship.

2016-02-10 Gushungo Bomb Plotter Sentenced to 9 Years
[The Herald] Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter Zimbabwe People's Front political party leader Owen Kuchata (34), who tried to petrol-bomb the First Family's Alpha Omega Dairy farm in Mazowe, was today sentenced to an effective nine years in prison after he pleaded guilty to charges of terrorism and money laundering.

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