Zimbabwe Demands The Extradition Of US Dentist Walter Palmer For killing Cecil The Lion

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion a month ago in Zimbabwe paid for an illegal hunt and should be extradited to the southern African nation to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday.In a news conference, Muchinguri referred to 55-year-old Walter Palmer as a “foreign poacher” and said she understood that Zimbabwe’s prosecutor general had started the process to have him extradited from the United States. “We are appealing to the…

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Mugabe Gives World Boxing Council Welterweight Champion Charles Manyuchi, US$50 000

Mugabe Gives World Boxing Council Welterweight Champion Charles Manyuchi, US$50 000

World Boxing Council welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi yesterday received $50 000 cash from President Robert Mugabe as a reward for defending his title. The Masvingo-born boxer successfully defended his title when he dismantled Italian Gianculla Frezza in the sixth round in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, a fortnight ago. Manyuchi was handed the money stockpiled in an envelope, at a function at State House. In his speech President Mugabe said, ““Charles, congratulations, you did the nation proud and…

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‘Goats Will Not Roam In Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas Like West African Chaos’

‘Goats Will Not Roam In Zimbabwe’s Urban Areas Like West African Chaos’

Goats will not be allowed to roam in central Harare, President Robert Mugabe vowed Wednesday, insisting that his government would not tolerate the sort of chaos he has witnessed travelling in West Africa. The veteran leader was addressing a small enterprises expo in the capital when he declared that vendors who have flooded towns and cities across the country will be forcibly moved to designated trading places. Thousands of people have besieged city centres across…

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‘Demon Posessed UK and Britain , Are funding Vendor Resistance’ -Mugabe

‘Demon Posessed UK and Britain , Are funding Vendor Resistance’ -Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe has accused Britain and the United States of sponsoring vendors to resist government orders to move out of the country’s city centres. The 91-year-old leader always blames everything that goes wrong with the country on former coloniser Britain and its ally, the US. He insists the economic crisis which has collapsed formal industry and crippled the country was triggered by spiteful sanctions imposed by the West. On Wednesday he said the UK and…

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‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

‘Zimbabwe’s Tax Collections 6% Below Target’-Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

Zimbabwe’s tax collections were six percent below target during the first half of the year while mining royalties and value added tax plunged, reflecting a struggling economy, the tax agency said on Wednesday. The economy, where mining contributes around 17% to gross domestic product, is expected to struggle this year due to low commodity prices and a poor farming season. Willia Bonyongwe, the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) said tax collections between January…

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Groceries Taken Off Travellers Rebate, Used Clothing & Shoes Import Banned

Groceries Taken Off Travellers Rebate, Used Clothing & Shoes Import Banned

Zimbabwe’s finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa has revealed plans to reduce the wage bill by 40% from the current 80% as the government struggles to reduce its expenditure. In his presentation of the Mid-term Fiscal Review in Parliament on Thursday, Chinamasa the move would free fiscal space to cover projects under the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation. Chinamasa said revenue for 2015 would be $3,6 billion against a target of $3,99 billion. Expenditure would…

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‘9 000 People Dismissed Since Controversial Supreme Court Ruling’-Mugabe

‘9 000 People Dismissed Since Controversial Supreme Court Ruling’-Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe yesterday disclosed that at least 9 000 people have lost their jobs since the controversial Supreme Court ruling that gave employers the leeway to terminate contracts after giving three months’ notice. Mugabe told delegates at the inaugural Small To Medium Enterprises International Expo in Harare that labour laws will be reviewed because the ruling had “created problems for people”. “If the law is going to create problems for the people, that law…

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Plane Piece Found On Beach On Reunion Island.-Missing MH370 Flight?

Plane Piece  Found On Beach On Reunion Island.-Missing MH370 Flight?

On Saturday 8/03/14 at 16:41 GMT, the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 took off  from Kuala Lumpur International Airport bound for Beijing and set to arrive at 06:30 22:30 GMT, but was unfortunately reported by  Malaysia Airlines to have lost contact within less than hours time after take off from Kuala Lumpur. Several searches were conducted based on available flight tracking data that analysts could present but all proved to be false starts as sixteen months down the line, nothing…

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Overnight, 2000 Migrants Storm ’31 Mile Eurotunnel Channel’ Stretch France To UK

About 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel through the French terminal near Calais Monday night in an attempt to reach the United Kingdom, operator Eurotunnel said. Some of the migrants were injured, Eurotunnel France spokesperson Cecile Carreras told CNN. French authorities and Eurotunnel personnel were able to enter the tunnel and intervene The tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, runs 50 kilometers (31 miles) from a point near Calais, in northern France to…

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