Friday, August 26, 2016



    Bulawayo - A 12-year-old boy sustained swellings on his back and legs after his stepmother whipped him several times accusing him of stealing peanut butter, a Bulawayo magistrate heard yesterday.



      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 carer who stole from the bank account of a severely disabled man he looked after has been jailed.Tichaona Makaka, 30, used the victim's bank details to repair and insure his car - even though Makaka had been disqualified from driving.

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        A Kuwadzana man has been arrested and has been remanded in custody to December 16 after allegedly raping his 16-year-old stepdaughter and bragging to her that he would not be arrested because he had police friends.


        Zimbabwe’s two state controlled media outlets the Herald and the sole country’s broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting corporation was on Monday ordered to attack Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara for his Anti- President Robert Mugabe utterances at the weekend.

        So incredibly exciting! A film about a Zimbabwean band has made it onto this year’s Oscar nomination list, in the ‘Best Documentary Short Subject’ category.

        When scientists transmitted long-wave radio signals across the world, I don't think they knew that their efforts would benefit so many people today. Their work today has been very instrumental in seeing to it that the communication industry is up to date with internet radio stations playing a very big role in various sectors of society.

        A 56 year old man was last week thrown behind bars for five years for swindling Windmill Pvt Ltd Company of close to 200 tonnes of fertilizer worth over US$100 000 using a fake cheque from the Bank of New Zealand and a non- existent Non Governmental Organisation.

        South African opposition parties accused President Jacob Zuma on Monday of a cavalier attitude to safe sex that is hurting the HIV/AIDS campaign after news that a woman not one of his wives had had his 20th child.


        The Gweru City Council has bought a top of the range Toyota Prado for the ceremonial mayor, Tedious himombe, for US$42 000 amid revelations that a fleet of top of the range vehicles will soon be bought for senior management staff.