Monday, July 25, 2016



    Five prospective mass media houses have submitted applications to operate new newspapers in Zimbabwe, among them NewsDay owned by media mogul Trevor Ncube, Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) officials said on Wednesday.



      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.



        Former MDC MP Job Sikhala has renounced his attachment to Zimbabwe Vice prime Minister and MDC faction leader, Arthur Mutambara over utterances he says have cost the party politically, having called Mugabe Father Africa.

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        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.


        Seventeen people five of them children perished on Sunday night while 49 others were seriously injured when a Mukumbura-bound Musanhi bus they were travelling in sideswiped a haulage truck along the Mt Darwin-Dotito Road, bringing the holiday death toll to 35.

        HARARE, April 6 (Reuters) - South African business leaders on Monday called for guarantees to protect new investment in Zimbabwe, after noting efforts by Harare's new unity government to attract business to help its battered economy.

        The grandmother and aunt of a nine-year-old girl they allegedly forced into prostitution appeared before Marondera regional magistrate Ms Gladys Pise yesterday on rape charges.

        Harare, February 25, 2010: A diplomat at the American Embassy in Harare says U.S. sanctions are not a factor in Zimbabwe's relations with multi-lateral lenders such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

        In a bizarre case of an incestuous relationship gone bad, a 25-year-old Sizinda man allegedly impregnated his brother’s 17-year-old daughter before committing suicide by drinking an alcoholic beverage laced with poison.


        I have previously told you about buckets of loose diamonds stored in the vaults of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe but what we did not know was just how this is affecting the “outstanding issue” of Gideon Gono at the Reserve Bank.