Sunday, July 24, 2016



    President Robert Mugabe and the leaders of the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formations are set to conclude negotiations on the outstanding issues early next week following what has been described as tense but progressive discussions this week.



      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.



        The Government has released part of the US$7 million allocated to the Mtshabezi-Umzingwane Dams pipeline project and the contractors have resumed work, a Cabinet Minister said yesterday.

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        Mutare - AT least 20 foreign immigrants, some of whom have been staying in the country illegally and allegedly involved in diamond dealings, were arrested in Mutare during a special operation launched by the Department of Immigration last week. Among those nabbed, the majority of them are from Mali and Guinea.


        The Center for Research and Development (CRD) in Zimbabwe reported that a Russia-based company, DTZ/Ozego, was secretly mining diamonds at Charleswood Estate, a large commercial farm formerly owned by MDC party treasurer Roy Bennett.

        Harare City councillors have resolved to set up a committee to investigate how controversial business tycoon Phillip Chiyangwa acquired vast tracts of land around the city without council approval.

        President Robert Mugabe will next week take a 59-member delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark, while Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s delegation will comprise 19 people putting a further strain on the country’s financial resources.

        Darleen Soma is the quintessential definition of true Mutarean beauty, arguably the most attractive woman in the eastern border city in 2002.

        MDC-T Member of Parliament for Kwekwe urban constituency Honorable Blessing Chebundo who is facing rape charges has been denied bail by the High Court and he will appear at the Kwekwe Magistrates Court.


        The $8 million in food and educational assistance pledged Monday by Britain brings the total raised by Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to about $115 million. It falls far short of the seven-to-eight billion dollar figure Zimbabwe government officials say is needed to rebuild the nation.