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LaGuardia Airport closed after plane skids off runway

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Delta flight 1086 from Atlanta to LaGuardia Airport slid off the runway when landing, according to a Federal Aviation Administration official.

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Video: Farmers still unhappy with tobacco price

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Farmers interviewed by NewsDay showed diappointment on the second day of the 2015 Tobacco selling season at Boka Tobacco Auction Floors on Thursday.

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Government to re-engage diaspora – Mukonoweshuro

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The Zimbabwe government appears to be softening its attitude towards its Diaspora population that it has long viewed with suspicion.

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Audio: British singer Shola Ama to perform in Zim

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MUSIC lovers may be in for treat if word from the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority that British R&B singer Shola Ama will perform in Zimbabwe in September.

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Cholera confirmed at SA, Zim border

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Zimbabwe has confirmed eight cases of cholera, including two on the border with South Africa, state media reported on Thursday.

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US ambassador attacked in South Korea

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The US ambassador to South Korea has been attacked by a knife-wielding man shouting anti-war slogans during a public event at an arts centre in Seoul.

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400 set for Old Mutual RB Marathon Relay Challenge

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A FIELD of 400 runners is expected to battle it out in the revamped Old Mutual RB Marathon Relay Challenge that is scheduled for Harare on Sunday.

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Dairibord eyes Anfield

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IT’S not every day that one gets a chance to travel to England, let alone an opportunity to visit one of the English Premier Soccer League clubs.

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Happy birthday Mr President!

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Well, here we are, you are 91 now! What a feat and what a roller-coaster of a life!

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Female MPs hand panty pads to Mnangagwa

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Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was yesterday given panty pads by female MPs after he professed ignorance as to what they were and how they were used.

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Audio: Angry farmers disrupt tobacco auctioning

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The 2015 tobacco marketing season kicked off on a disastrous note yesterday after disgruntled farmers stopped the selling process of the golden leaf protesting over low prices.

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Dzuwa banks on underdogs tag

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ZIMBABWE Davis Cup non-playing captain Martin Dzuwa believes his team’s underdogs tag could work in their favour in their 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II tennis tie which gets underway at Harare Sports Club tomorrow.

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Mugabe too old to lead: Mutasa

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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s advanced age, the unresolved succession issue and the meteoric rise of First Lady Grace have been cited as major factors rocking the Zanu PF boat and causing it to remain unstable.

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Taylor takes over captaincy

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ZIMBABWE Test skipper Brendan Taylor will take over the captaincy of the team over the last two Group B matches of the current 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup after Elton Chigumbura was ruled out with a muscle tear.

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Comment: Does BAZ have any sense of shame?

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The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) this week announced five companies that it awarded commercial radio licences to broadcast in eight selected urban centres

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Outcry over new radio licences

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MEDIA organisations yesterday said there was no transparency in the manner in which radio licences were issued by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ), with many saying the issuance was made along partisan lines.

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EU warns Mugabe on renewed farm invasions

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THE European Union has warned that President Robert Mugabe’s recent threat to kick out the remaining white farmers from their commercial farms could scupper business re-engagements efforts between the Zanu PF government and the EU bloc.

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Former AirZim boss points finger at co-accused in insurance scam

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FORMER Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) chief executive officer Peter Chikumba (59) yesterday pleaded innocent to the fraud charges leveled against him.

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College head threatens journo with death

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ROCKLAND College’s principal director McDonald Makondesa yesterday threatened NewsDay reporter Winstone Antonio with death

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Devolution challenge fails to kick off

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THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday postponed indefinitely a constitutional application filed by Lobengula MP Samuel Sipepa Nkomo (MDC Renewal Team), to compel the government to immediately implement devolution of power as provided for in the new Constitution

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Minister admits govt using wrong business model on labour costs

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PUBLIC Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Priscah Mupfumira yesterday admitted that government was using a wrong business model which allowed labour costs to gobble 80% of its total revenue.

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NCA takes ZBC to task over ‘biased, unfair coverage’

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The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has been taken to task by the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) over the biased and unfair coverage in the ongoing parliamentary by-election campaigns in Chirumanzu-Zibagwe and Mt Darwin West.

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De Jonge out to revive Presidents Cup hopes

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Zimbabwe’s top golfer Brendon de Jonge will be hoping for a strong performance at this week’s Puerto Rico Open to enhance his chances qualifying for the International Team to face the United States at the Presidents Cup in South Korea in October.

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Pictures: Chaos at Boka tobacco auction floors

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he tobacco selling season got off to a chaotic start as anti-riot police had to be called to restrain tobacco farmers at Boka Tobacco Auction Floor who were protesting the low tobacco prices they have been offered.

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Breaking : Chaos at Boka tobacco auction floors

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Anti-riot police had to be called to restrain tobacco farmers at Boka Tobacco Auction Floor who are  protesting the low tobacco prices they have been offered.

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It’s baffling to talk about reviving ‘Green Bombers’

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There are lots of urgent issues to address in Zimbabwe at the moment, but those in power would rather bury their heads in the sand.

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Attached ZOU cars accumulate $25 000 storage fees

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THE Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) vehicles attached by the Deputy Sheriff over a labour dispute three years ago have accumulated storage charges of around $25 000 at Ruby Auctioneers in Harare.

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Telecel shareholding saga rages on

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ONE of Telecel Zimbabwe’s shareholders, Magamba Echimurenga Housing Scheme, has waded into the company’s shareholding wrangle saying it never approved the proposed disposal of the telecommunications firm’s shares in Empowerment Corporation (EC) to Brainworks Capital Management.

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Cattle rustlers caught in the act

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TWO suspected cattle rustlers from Chitungwiza were recently caught red-handed skinning two beasts they had stolen from a Marondera farmer.

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MDC-T, Zanu PF councillors clash over stand

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MDC-T Harare councillors have clashed with their Zanu PF counterparts over the allocation of a huge piece of commercial land to the ruling party’s MP for Harare South MP, Shadreck Mashayamombe.

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Guard leaves 11,5kg of gold unattended

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A LEGAL wrangle between Redwing Mine and its security officer who was wrongly charged and fired way back in 2001 after he allegedly left 11,542kg of gold unattended

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Zimta welcomes harmonisation of labour laws

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THE Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) has said the ongoing labour law harmonisation that teachers have been pushing for will give clarity on the course of action to take in the event that dialogue between government and labour failed.

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GMB workers sold salary dummy

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DISGRUNTLED Grain Marketing Board (GMB) workers have threatened to stage a second sit-in at the parastatal’s headquarters in Harare today protest against their managers’ failure to honour their pledge to pay part of the salary

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Jail breaker claims ill-treatment

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A CONVICT who broke out of Chinhoyi Prison last month before he was tracked down and rearrested told magistrate Nyasha Kature that his decision to skip the prison walls had been caused by the ill-treatment

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‘Mujuru losing patience’

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FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s emotional, yet cool response to President Robert Mugabe’s allegations of witchcraft shows that she was losing patience and Zanu PF could implode if the unrestrained attacks continue, analysts have said.

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MDC-T councillors angry at being left out of meetings with Chombo

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HARARE MDC-T councillors are angry with mayor Bernard Manyenyeni for leaving them out in his meetings with Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo.

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Timeline: Mugabe’s allegations against Mujuru

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President Robert Mugabe has levelled a myriad of allegations against former vice-president Joice Mujuru in recent months with the latest being that she performed a semi-nude ritual whilst beheading chickens in a bid to kill him and her 'detractors'.

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Mutasa fired

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Headlands MP Didymus Mutasa and his Hurungwe West counterpart Temba Mliswa have been stripped of their parliamentary seats by Speaker of the House of Assembly Jacob Mudenda following a request by Zanu PF.

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List of banking institutions in Zimbabwe

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Below is a list of banking institutions in Zimbabwe, the years of establishment, their promoters and how they have fared. List of banking institutions in Zimbabwe

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Massive fire in South Africa destroys thousands of acres in Cape Town

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A massive fire in Cape Town, South Africa, destroyed thousands of acres of rare plants and 52 senior citizens from a nearby nursing home needed treatment for smoke inhalation.

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Mujuru hits back

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FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru yesterday hit back at President Robert Mugabe for labelling her a witch and dismissed the allegations as baseless and outright lies meant to divert attention from concentrating on national issues.

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Kudzayi’s freedom bid flops

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SUSPENDED Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi’s freedom bid flopped yesterday after Harare magistrate Milton Serima dismissed his application for discharge .

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Zim need to bounce back

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AFTER Zimbabwe’s missed opportunity against Pakistan where the national cricket team loosened up with the bat after taking a firm grip of the ICC World Cup match against Pakistan with the ball in their World Cup Group B clash on Sunday, Dave Whatmore’s men have not lost hope for a quarter-final berth.

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Alpha and Omega dairy plans to diversify production

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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s Alpha and Omega dairy company says it now plans to diversify into production of ice-creams and chocolates this month as it seeks to bring more competition into the market.

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ZSE registers mixed performance in February

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THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange recorded mixed performance in the second month of the year with the market capitalisation declining to $4,35 billion from the $4,36 billion in January this year.

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Bob Super Cup organisers must get serious

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A FOOTBALL tournament to celebrate the birth of the President of Zimbabwe is no small matter.

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Masimba dominates Mutare Chess Grand Prix

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NATIONAL University of Science and Technology (Nust) student Anesu Masimba emerged the clear winner at the Zimbabwe Chess Federation Mutare Grand Prix held at Mutare Polytechnic College over the weekend.

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Mineral discovery: A blessing or curse for the community?

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ZIMBABWE is endowed with natural resources and whenever fresh mineral ebony porn deposits are found, promises are made to the community that their days of unemployment and hunger are over.

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‘PSL season will end on time’

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THE Premier Soccer League (PSL) says the upcoming season will run smoothly and on schedule despite what appears a busy calendar ahead.

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Zim has one radiation physicist

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ZIMBABWE has only one radiation physicist in the public sector, a situation which has compromised effective diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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