Thursday, December 8, 2016



    The Botswana Government has yielded to pressure to come up with deliberate measures aimed at tackling human trafficking.



      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.



        The MDC-T MP for Chipinge South, Meki Makuyana, was on Thursday convicted on ‘trumped up charges’ of kidnapping. Magistrate Samuel Zuze sentenced Makuyana to 18 months in prison with hard labour - 6 months were suspended.

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        Hurungwe - A 28-year-old witch hunter from Chief Dandawa’s area in Hurungwe has appeared before a Karoi magistrate facing charges of sodomising his 31-year-old aide.


        Three thieves, suspected of involvement in a string of thefts from parked cars across the industrial sites, were last week shot and seriously injured after a dramatic high-speed chase with police in Sunningdale.

        MDC-T Bulawayo East legislator Ms Thabita Khumalo has been suspended as first vice president of the Zimbabwe Educational Scientific Social and Cultural Workers Union for allegedly planning to topple the group’s leadership.

        Our correspondent Lionel Saungweme reports that everyone inside the shop was shocked to see the Minister bring out such huge sums of money.

        A 44-year-old widow from Bayethe Village in Esigodini under Chief Sigola stabbed another woman in the back of the head with a spear for allegedly failing to honour an agreement to share her husband.

        Gweru farmer was murdered at his home last week, a few days after a Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) director was killed by unknown assailants.The murders have rekindled memories of the terror that hit the country’s agricultural sector nine years ago.


        When six out of ten cattle stolen from a deceased MDC official in West Nicholson were recovered, they bore the newly branded marks of the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Communication, George Mlilo.