Thursday, September 29, 2016



    A Zimbabwean diplomat stationed in Teheran, who was recalled after being drugged by two Iranian women at his apartment in January, has won reinstatement after challenging the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s decision at the Labour Court.



      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.



        Interviews to select trainee nurses at a Roman Catholic’s Msiso Mission Hospital in Zaka were abandoned on Tuesday following a directive from the Masvingo governor that two thirds of the places should be filled in by Zanu PF youth.

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        Zimbabwe may soon reconsider the advisability of letting non-governmental organisations operate in the country as most of them are exceeding the terms of their registration by posing as shadow governments that threaten the viability of the inclusive Government, President Mugabe has said.


        Combative protest musician, Viomak has released an 8-track hot protest music album titled, Happy 86th Birthday President R.G Matibili (Supreme Leader) which takes a swipe at President Robert Mugabe's nearly three decades of an iron- fisted rule in Zimbabwe.

        The trial of Mutasa South MP, Hon. Trevor Saruwaka, who is facing charges of public violence together with six other MDC supporters, was on Monday postponed to 17 August when he appeared before Mutare magistrate, Billard Musakwa yesterday.

        The MDC faction led by Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara was this week humiliated when the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) disconnected power supplies at the party headquarters in Bulawayo over a US$20 000 debt for power consumed since 2001.

        The ‘Garden of Eden’ twins arrested last week for walking in public naked are college educated middle-aged women who call their father by his first name, insisting their real father is in Heaven.

        Controversy surrounds the origins of a draft Information and Communication Technology Bill that no one in Government wants to be associated with after the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet reportedly rejected the proposed law that sought to unprocedurally alter the functions of at least three ministries.


        Government has absolved 20 MDC-T Chitungwiza councillors fired by the party for alleged corruption of any wrongdoing.However, one councillor, Tineyi Kanyama, was fired for abuse of office.