Wednesday, August 31, 2016



    A Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) party activist who had gone into exile in the run-up to last year’s bloody June 27 run-off elections was murdered upon his return home over the weekend, police and the legislator for the area, Heya Shoko, confirmed.



      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 woman believed to be mentally-ill was struck to death with a hoe handle on Monday morning in Mutoko after she reportedly sneaked into a bedroom hut and stole a one-year and six-month-old baby.

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        A Harare couple has escaped with 350 hours of community service apiece after pleading guilty last week to kidnapping and assaulting the husband’s alleged mistress.


        Ninety-six school heads and school development committee (SDC) chairpersons countrywide are expected to appear in court following reports of abuse of teachers’ incentives, an official has revealed.

        A 26-year-old Zimbabwean man was electrocuted when the branches of a tree he was cutting fell onto electricity lines at Maelula village near Siloam in Limpopo Province, South Africa, police said yesterday.

        The blasting of "corrupt councillors" by MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai at a rally recently held in Chitungwiza has sparked fights within the party, prompting a group of five supporters to approach the courts seeking a peace order against fellow activists aligned to the councillors.

        Harare (Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday said the country's unity government has encountered moments of "disheartening challenges" since its formation in February and spoke of mounting impatience to see an improvement in people's welfare.

        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed outright any prospect of President Robert Mugabe’s party, Zanu-PF, ever swallowing his own Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).


        One Zimbabwean was burnt to death while two others sustained severe burns when a local cross-border bus they were travelling in caught fire along the N1 Highway in Polokwane, Limpopo Province, in South Africa on Friday morning.