Sunday, August 28, 2016



    In a hair-raising incident, a Bulawayo woman garnered rare courage against an abusive husband when she pulled and tore his private parts in a desperate bid to stop him from pummeling her to death.



      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 bank accountant and an ex-policeman were among six armed robbers who raided Stanbic Bank’s Chegutu branch on Tuesday morning and made off with US$266 000, R150 000 and P34 690, police have said.

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        The First Banking Corporation was allegedly defrauded of a whooping US$1, 2 million through a four-month internal fraud involving three workers — two of them managers — and four company account holders at the bank's Mutare branch.


        A desperate bid by a Gunhill teenager to win her Canada-based boyfriend’s heart backfired when the child she allegedly bought from a Chitungwiza woman for US$650 to convince his family that she had been pregnant died under mysterious circumstances.

        The International Monetary Fund has disbursed US$400 million to Zimbabwe, with an additional US$110 million scheduled for release next week to help the country stave off the effects of the global recession and buttress the economic revival programme.

        Zimbabwean war veterans are said to be spreading their baleful influence over the rhino population of the country, by turning poacher and feeding them poisoned cabbages near water holes, in a game reserve in the Chiredzi district.

        Progress in Zimbabwe is still being blocked by elements of the "old government" who oppose power sharing, the country's prime minister has said.

        The City of Harare has dragged itself into a procurement scandal after it hired a Ukrainian investment company to construct Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Expressway, commonly known as Airport Road .


        Bulawayo provincial education director Mr Dan Moyo yesterday condemned acts of lesbianism at schools, saying the practice was deplorable and unacceptable.