Zimbabwe sugar workers demand 100-percent increment
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Zimbabwe sugar workers demand 100-percent increment

from TINO PEPUKAI in Chiredzi CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – WORKERS in Zimbabwe’s sugar industry are demanding that their salaries be doubled in line with the rising cost of…

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African scholars flee China as coronavirus scourge deepens
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African scholars flee China as coronavirus scourge deepens

from YAO YUANHUI in Guangzhou, CHINACAJ News Africa Special CorrespondentGUANGZHOU, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN students are leaving China in droves as the death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wreaking havoc in the Asian…

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How Zimbabwe’s tourism weathers economic storms
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How Zimbabwe’s tourism weathers economic storms

by WELLINGTON TONI HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S tourism sector continues defying ongoing economic challenges in the country thanks to a crucial agreement between authorities and the local…

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Inside Zifa wars: Kamambo vs Chiyangwa
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Inside Zifa wars: Kamambo vs Chiyangwa

by WELLINGTON TONIHARARE, (CAJ News) – JUST how dirty can Zimbabwe football get? Current Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President Felton Kamambo and his predecessor Phillip Chiyangwa (also Cosafa president) are fighting…

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20 refugees dead in stampede for food aid
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20 refugees dead in stampede for food aid

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, NigeriaMAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE death of 20 people during a stampede over food and cash aid in Niger is the latest catastrophe in a crisis perpetrated by…

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Mobile banking hits CABS as it shuts down 18 branches
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Mobile banking hits CABS as it shuts down 18 branches

by WELLINGTON TONI HARARE, (CAJ News) – OLD MUTUAL Group-owned Central Africa Building Society (CABS) bank is shutting down 18 branches across four provinces in Zimbabwe as part…

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Avon, David Tlale alliance offers bespoke beauty products
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Avon, David Tlale alliance offers bespoke beauty products

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg, SAJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A STUDY by global market research and consumer data company, Statista, indicates that the fashion industry in South Africa raked in revenues…

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Tongaat Hullet to retrench 5000 workers
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Tongaat Hullet to retrench 5000 workers

from KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA in ChiredziCHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S largest sugarcane producer has announced a massive retrenchment exercise, citing the harsh trading conditions in the country. In a statement, Tongaat Hullet noted it…

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Gvt bars community radio stations from broadcasting politics
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Gvt bars community radio stations from broadcasting politics

from WELLINGTON TONI in Gweru GWERU, (CAJ News) – THE government has barred community radio stations from broadcasting politics once licenced, something which goes against press freedom. Information,…

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Banks in war of words over ballooning Africa debt
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Banks in war of words over ballooning Africa debt

from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory CoastABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has reacted strongly to accusations by the Word Bank Group that it was contributing to the continent’s debt…

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Conflict tarnishes treason acquittal of top MDC figure
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Conflict tarnishes treason acquittal of top MDC figure

from MERCY MUJURU in Masvingo MASVINGO, (CAJ News) – FIVE Masvingo residents, including a councillor, are to appear in court following the skirmishes that marred the acquittal of…

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