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    Zim to challenge EU travel ban

    2011-10-12 18:36 Columbus Mavhunga   Harare - Zimbabwe’s attorney general told a state-owned newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to file suit against the European Union to challenge a travel ban affecting the country’s president and senior officials. “We are finalising drafting of the court papers and we hope to complete that exercise in two weeks time. We hope to file the papers during the course of this month,” Johannes Tomana, Zimbabwe’s chief lawyer, told the state-owned daily The Herald. [...]

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    Zinco Reports on Drilling Results for Jesus Maria, Cuale District, Jalisco VMS Project, Mexico

    SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Zinco Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ZIM) (FRANKFURT:61Z) is pleased to announce that it has obtained complete assay results for 579.5 meters of HQ diamond core drilling in holes ZIM43 to ZIM47 from Jesus Maria, a past-producing open pit mine in the Cuale VMS District, Mexico. The primary objective of this stage of core drilling was to clarify the geological context of RC drill hole ZIM30, located 60 m east of the open pit, that returned values of 5.01% [...]

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    Jonathan Moyo Plotted Mugabe’s Ouster With a UK Businessman – Wikileaks

    Published: October 13, 2011 Comment         By swradioafrica|Staff Reporter ZANU PF information commissar Jonathan Moyo may soon be the subject of an intelligence probe after it was reporter he plotted together with a UK tycoon to bring his boss Robert Mugabe’s ouster from power. A leaked diplomatic cable from the whistle blowing website WikiLeaks has revealed that ZANU PF’s chief propagandist, Jonathan Moyo, plotted Robert Mugabe’s ouster with UK billionaire Richard Branson. According to a cable prepared by former US Ambassador [...]

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    ‘Zambia, Zim tourism indaba co-hosting is good sign’

    By Times Reporter MINISTER of Information, Broadcasting and Tourism, Given Lubinda has said allowing Zambia and Zimbabwe to host the 20th United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO) general assembly next year will be in recognition of Africa’s efforts to use tourism as a means of reducing poverty. The minister said during the Victoria Falls night at the 19th session of the UNWTO general assembly taking place in South Korea that it would help the two countries meet its Millennium Development [...]

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    Confident Black Caps arrive for Zim adventure

    New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor said although Zimbabwe had shown signs of improvement against Bangladesh and Pakistan, his team would be going for nothing short of victory during their tour of Zimbabwe which starts on Saturday with the first Twenty20 (T20) encounter. The Black Caps arrived at the Harare International Airport yesterday from Pretoria, South Africa, where they have been acclimatising. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Taylor, on his first assignment as the New Zealand skipper since succeeding Daniel [...]

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    I will trounce Mugabe —Tsvangirai

    GUTU — Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says he will trounce his arch-rival, President Robert Mugabe, in the watershed elections which may be held next year. In the 2008 harmonised polls, Tsvangirai defeated Mugabe albeit without an outright majority to take him to State House. The result culminated in a violent presidential election runoff which the MDC-T leader boycotted citing violence against his supporters. Speaking to supporters at the memorial service of his late advisor Professor Eliphas Mukonoweshuro, who was also [...]

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    Chamisa, Femai in near blows over Wiki Leaks

    The ghost of October 12 2005 returned to haunt the MDC-T yesterday after a heated debate over the WikiLeaks cables degenerated into near fisticuffs. The chaos occurred during a meeting of the party’s national executive council where Thamsanqa Mahlangu, MP for Nkulumane, suggested the WikiLeaks cables be discussed. According to insiders, after Mahlangu raised the issue, others, including Charlton Hwende and Last Maengahama, interjected and said the issue was not important and that in fact, the suspension of Senator Obert [...]

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    Mugabe regrets ‘incompatible’ unity government

    By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Published: October 13, 2011 Share Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday called the unity government with Prime Minster Morgan Tsvangirai “an incompatible marriage” and apologised to his party for failing to call for elections this year to end the compromise arrangement. “This lack of comprehension is the heavy price we are paying for an incompatible marriage borne out of 2008,” Mugabe said in the state-owned Herald newspaper. “We voted for it, as we voted against ourselves. But [...]

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