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First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Zim Debt - Obstacle to Economic Recovery

By Paidamoyo MuzuluZimbabwe has two options to turnaround the declining economy saddled by huge foreign debt -- looking for foreign direct investment (FDI) or domestic resource mobilisation, analysts have said.The country is saddled with a US$10 billion ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Sour Taste of Russian Deals

By Shame MakoshoriPresident Vladimir Putin’s Russia has made an emphatic and strategic move into Zimbabwe’s platinum mining sector in the Great Dyke, in the latest signal of an intensifying scramble for Zimbabwe’s minerals. Recently, Zimbabwe played host ... [Published Voice Of The People Zimbabwe - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

A tragic accident or negligence?

Parents say death of a young 14 year old could have been preventedTAMPA, Fla. (FinalCall.com) - There is an old saying that time heals all wounds, but in the case of the Joseph family, it hasn’t proven to be the case.The pain of Andrew and Deanna Joseph ... [Published Final Call - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

UTSA study: Eagle Ford Shale generating more than $87 billion

NEWSPosted TODAY, 7:18 PM Updated TODAY, 7:18 PMSAN ANTONIO - There is good news for counties and communities affected by Eagle Ford Shale.RELATED CONTENTAccording to a study released today by The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic ... [Published KSAT 12 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chartered secretaries conference begins Friday

CHARTERED secretaries will discuss ways of unlocking Zimbabwe’s economic potential when they meet for their annual conference at the Montclair Resort and Casino starting on Friday.BUSINESS REPORTERThe conference ends on Saturday.Information, Media and ... [Published Newsday - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe Attempts to Recover $45 Million Diamonds Seized in Belgium

WASHINGTON DC—Zimbabwe has dispatched a team of officials to Belgium to try and recover about 500,000 carats of rough diamonds worth $45 million that were seized in Antwerp on September 12th following an attachment order obtained by South African-based ... [Published VOA News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe’s neglected elderly farmers

Girazi Mukumba, 64, a communal farmer in Wedza, about 160km southwest of the capital Harare, is old school when it comes to agricultural practices.On his three-hectare plot he uses cow dung manure on his maize, local herbs to treat his cattle, and believes ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chinamasa Says China Pressing Zimbabwe to Pay Loans

WASHINGTON DC—Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says China is exerting pressure on Harare to pay up its loans or risk being cut out.Chinamasa told business leaders in Harare on Wednesday that Zimbabwe has had to pay millions of dollars to keep Chinese ... [Published VOA News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Economic slump spawns dire environmental woes

CEMETERIES are generally regarded as sacred — sites that people only visit to bury the deceased, lay wreaths in memory of the dead and in some cases visit the graves of their long departed relatives.Elias MamboSome, particularly the superstitious, see ... [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Zhongguancun Forum to open in late September

Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, State Intellectual Property Office and the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality, this year's Zhongguancun Forum will be held on September ... [Published Beijing International - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile Banking Weighing Down Traditional Banking Systems

WASHINGTON DC—Zimbabwe is among few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has a large number of customers using non-formal banking compared to traditional banking.Sub-Saharan Africa has become the bedrock of mobile banking, pushing its penetration over ... [Published VOA News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Forum lobbies govt on jobs

The Youth Forum has embarked on a campaign to lobby government to fulfil its mandate to create employment for youths.Dubbed “From concern to Action", the campaign aims at drawing the attention of government and other stakeholders to important policy considerations ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Sep 03 2014]

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"The biggest problem with Zanu PF government is its propensity to spend, consume, without investing in capital projects. A large chunk of the budget is spent on salaries and foreign travel and subsistence."
"We had city managers from Pleasanton, Karnes City and Cotulla and Gonzales talking about challenges and benefits," said Tunstall. "As a result of activity, they put in some amenities, put in some streets, upgraded water and waste-water infrastructure and things like that."

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Zim Debt - Obstacle to Economic Recovery [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 28 2014]
The Sour Taste of Russian Deals [Published Voice Of The People Zimbabwe - Sep 25 2014]
A tragic accident or negligence? [Published Final Call - Sep 24 2014]
UTSA study: Eagle Ford Shale generating more th... [Published KSAT 12 - Sep 24 2014]
Chartered secretaries conference begins Friday [Published Newsday - Sep 22 2014]
Zimbabwe Attempts to Recover $45 Million Diamon... [Published VOA News - Sep 19 2014]
Zimbabwe’s neglected elderly farmers [Published Africa Review - Sep 16 2014]
Chinamasa Says China Pressing Zimbabwe to Pay L... [Published VOA News - Sep 10 2014]
New China wise to Mugabe [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 05 2014]
Economic slump spawns dire environmental woes [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Sep 05 2014]
Zhongguancun Forum to open in late September [Published Beijing International - Sep 04 2014]
Mobile Banking Weighing Down Traditional Bankin... [Published VOA News - Sep 03 2014]
Youth Forum lobbies govt on jobs [Published The Zimbabwean - Sep 03 2014]
Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s neglected elderly farmers [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
Former underdogs outperform Zim [Published Financial Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
IEDC names Knight its new VP of Knowledge Manag... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
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