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Air Force of Zimbabwe aircraft crashes killing crew

Staff Correspondant Two pilots died on the spot when an Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) plane crashed soon after taking off at Charles Prince Airport in Harare. The plane, which was one of four planes that took off at Charles Prince Airport around 12 mid-day, crashed into a nearby compound, killing the pilot and co-pilot on the spot. When the ZBC ...

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Russia: Putin flexes muscle at USA & The West

Reuters. Russia has threatened to completely bar all US agricultural products from its market and slap an import ban on all fruit and vegetables from the EU, indicating that Moscow has chosen a hardline response to western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. “Everything [in the agricultural sector] that is produced and imported to Russia from the United States will be banned,” ...

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Enrico Sibanda - A Truckload of "fake" honours

Enrico Sibanda – Pulling wool on the faces of the elite

Reuters ZIMBABWE Council for Higher Education (Zimche) has said the institution that conferred honorary doctorate degrees to music maestro Oliver Mtukudzi and nine other prominent Zimbabweans was neither registered nor affiliated to any university. Zimbabwe Revenue Authority commissioner-general Gershem Pasi, one of the purported beneficiaries of the honorary degrees by the International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP),  yesterday said he had ...

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UK Zimbabwean community eager for Miss Zimbabwe pageant

Staff Correspondant With the recent Miss Zimbabwe held in Harare amidst glamour and spoil, and the local ZIWA awards that set a classy standard, the organisers for Miss Zimbabwe UK have upped their notch to outmatch the scoreboard. A reliable inside source has hinted a boot-camp and photo-shoots lined up to prepare the short listed models for the big day. Themed an iconic ...

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Luis Suárez banned for four months for biting opponent in World Cup clash

In an unprecedented move Fifa has banned Uruguay’s Luis Suárez from all “football-related activities” for four months for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, ruling him out of the rest of the World Cup and the start of the domestic season. The Liverpool striker will not be able to play or train for his club or country for four months after Fifa’s ...

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FDI could rise to $1bn on Essar deal

THE Zimbabwe Investment Authority seeks to attract $2 billion Foreign Direct Investment per annum, with the authority expecting $1 billion flows this year if the long-standing Essar deal becomes operational, its chairman said. This was after the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development showed that Zimbabwe’s foreign direct investment in 2013 was near flat at $400 million and 19,3 ...

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$1 billion China loan for Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe revival

China is reportedly ready to immediately advance a whopping US$1 billion loan for the economic resuscitation of Zimbabwe, to Justice minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa, should he as now largely expected succeed, President Robert Mugabe, The Telescope News reported.According to extensive intelligence briefings, from high level Zanu-PF sources and a reliable diplomat in Harare, Beijing, is leaving no stone unturned in securing ...

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