Saturday, January 21, 2017



    The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has banned all its female employees from wearing trousers or mini skits while at work.



      A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.

      An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.



        A total of 1 291 men have so far been circumcised under the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare’s pilot circumcision project ahead of the stepping up of the programme next year, senior officials said.

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        A commuter omnibus conductor went berserk yesterday and allegedly ran over his pregnant wife and son, killing the latter on the spot, at the height of a domestic dispute.


        The co-Minister of Home Affairs, Mrs Theresa Makone, is in the eye of a storm after she wrote a letter to the Attorney-General, Mr Johannes Tomana, complaining about the validity of some offer letters issued under the land reform programme that she copied to Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, who ironically is hearing a case at the Supreme Court involving offer letters, it has been learnt.

        A United Nations agency has saved the Zimbabwe government from further embarrassment after it emerged that five of the eleven boreholes at the University of Zimbabwe have been contaminated with human waste prompting authorities to delay opening the college twice in the same semester.

        Zimbabwe’s MDC party said on Wednesday it had instructed its lawyers to urgently appeal to the High Court against suspension of two of its legislators from Parliament after they were convicted on what the party claims are trumped up charges.

        The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) is said to have detained a group of soldiers accused of stealing guns from Pomona Barracks in Harare two weeks ago to the Chikurubi Maximum Prison for interrogation.

        Mines and Mining Development Minister Cde Obert Mpofu is suing The Standard for more than US$25 million for defamation after the newspaper published an article allegedly accusing him of corruptly acquiring properties.


        Athletics gold medalist Caster Semenya joined local pop singer Chome on stage at the OR Tambo International Airport’s Piazza parking area and danced to an adaptation of the struggle song, Igama lamakhosikazi malibungwe, which means “Let women be praised”.