Wednesday, October 26, 2016



    Prominent Zimbabwe human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, has landed the 2009 Ludovic- Trarieux International Human Rights Prize for her trailblazing role in defending human rights in Zimbabwe.



      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.



        Deputy Prime Minister Thozani Khupe is suing an independent Sunday newspaper for a whopping US$ 500 000 over a story which claimed she was heavily pregnant from a Harare businessman.

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        British foreign secretary David Miliband says a decision on whether to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe will be guided by advice from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC party.


        The MDC is proposing setting up little countries within Zimbabwe, each with a budget and local parliament of its own.They are calling them five regional governments, each with their own prime minister, cabinet ministers and a parliament”.

        Zimbabweans united to pray for peace in the country this weekend, but 15 people were arrested merely for wearing black in protest at the government’s campaign towards national healing.

        South African authorities have confiscated over 5,000 fraudulently-acquired passports from Zimbabweans, sources revealed this week.In December last year, the neighbouring country’s Home Affairs ministry launched a crackdown on foreigners using fraudulently-acquired South African travelling documents.

        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has fired 19 senior security officers from its Harvest House headquarters as factionalism threatens to once again split the strongest opposition party to emerge since the country’s independence.

        Two Hurungwe brothers were last week arraigned before a Karoi magistrate for allegedly killing their 13-year-old niece whom they accused of absconding school and having trysts with a boyfriend in the bush.


        A Circus acrobat may have infected 37 women with HIV, a court has been told. Godfrey Zaburoni, 32, was today granted bail by the Supreme Court on condition that he not have unprotected sex or go out to nightclubs between the hours of midnight and 6am.