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New and unemployed Zimbabwean nurses heading for South Sudan

Zimbabwe will soon start sending nurses to South Sudan as part of efforts to ease growing unemployment within the profession, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed. The move, Mnangagwa told parliament last Wednesday, followed government’s decision during the GNU tenure to freeze any further recruitment into the country’s bloated civil service, now estimated to be hovering above half a million.
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Zimbabwean women buying fake pregnancy test to get married

As Zimbabwe's economic woes deepen, women have not been spared. A new breed of desperate single women have pinned, by hook and crook, their hopes on marriage as a way of securing a better feature. Some of them have gone further and resorted to buying positive pregnancy test results....
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Zimbabwe won't have a failed asylum seeker back

Clive has wanted to go home to Zimbabwe for more than four years now. It's a cold morning in Glasgow and Harare seems a long way away as he tries to stay warm beneath a clattering fan heater in a night shelter kitchen. This is at Anderston Kelvingrove church, the only reliable place for destitute male asylum seekers to sleep indoors in the city....
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No place for same sex relationships in Zimbabwe- Khaya Moyo

US President Barack Obama hailed last week's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage as a "thunderbolt" but few share his view of gay rights in socially and religiously conservative Africa, which he visits this month. In most of Africa's 54 states, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have to hide their sexual orientation for fear of persecution or criminal prosecution. ...
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Court attaches Mliswa's cattle ove huge debt

The chickens are sprinting home to roost for top Zanu PF officials recently ejected from the party and government for allegedly plotting to oust the 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe. On Monday, property worth thousands of dollars was seized from former Zanu PF legislator and provincial chairman, Temba Mliswa’s farm after he allegedly failed to repay a $2.7 million loan from the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ)....
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Mozambique opwns doors to same sex relationships

Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa. iol ny-gay-pride- The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone "who habitually engages in vices against nature" ...
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Illegal abortion rampant amongst Zimbabwean teenagers

The death of a 15-year-old Zimbabwean schoolgirl during an apparent botched abortion this month has spurred calls for stronger efforts to prevent teenage pregnancies and unsafe terminations.Health campaigners say the girl's death in a Bulawayo township highlights the inadequate sexual and antenatal health care available to teenagers, whose parents are reluctant to accept they are sexually active....
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Harare man fined for insulting Chinotimba on WhatsApp

HARARE: A 29-year-old man who sent derogatory message on WhatsApp to Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba was Wednesday sentenced to one month in prison. Tatenda Benjamin Machingauta pleaded guilty and begged for forgiveness when he appeared before magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe. He was charged for contravening Telecommunications Act....
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Mugabe finds Jonathan Moyo irelevant in cabinet

We have unconfirmed reports from our source that Information Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has been relieved of his duties in the cabinet this afternoon. An unnamed source revealed to Zimbabwe News online that Moyo has been relieved of his duties after the cabinet meeting....
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Traditional ritual goes wrong: Chiyangwa's mansion burnt

The mysterious fire at Harare controversial businessman Phillip Chiyangwa’s famous multi-million dollar luxurious Borrowdale mansion was a result of ritual act that took a horrible dramatic turn, thezimbabwenewslive can exclusively reveal. The fire damaged property worth thousands of dollars and left the controversial business man hospitalised....
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