Thursday, December 8, 2016



    Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo has moved to protect 23 MDC-T councillors in Chitungwiza who were sacked by their party on Thursday over corruption allegations. Chombo reacted to the dismissal by saying he will continue to work with the councillors because ‘internal differences do not matter to us.



      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.



        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has held high level meetings with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, in the build-up to his Friday meeting with US President Barack Obama.

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        An Italian business man on Tuesday, December 8, died in his hotel room at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.


        Bulawayo woman is feared to have been a victim of human trafficking after she was lured to Harare by a bogus non-governmental organisation (NGO) known only by the initials ICPAO before being allegedly abducted and sent to South Africa where she is believed to have been forced into prostitution.

        The Messenger of Court yesterday attached two cars and furniture from the National Constitutional Assembly after the lobby group failed to pay a journalist over US$4 000 owed for un-procedurally terminating his contract.

        President Robert Mugabe this week commandeered an Air Zimbabwe plane to Namibia, keeping it overnight before grabbing another jet for a private visit to Dubai, making the airline lose critical income at a time when it is battling to meet its financial obligations.

        The European Union's refusal to grant visas to ministers from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party to accompany Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to Brussels this week has deepened rifts in Harare's coalition government, it emerged Tuesday.

        A 32-year-old Johane Marange Apostolic Church prophet from Lower Gweru Communal lands raped a 12-year-old girl he took to the bush purporting to be healing her, the Gweru magistrates’ court heard yesterday.


        The South African government has decided to end special dispensation for undocumented Zimbabwean refugees and will deport those who do not have permission to stay by the end of the year.