Saturday, October 22, 2016



    The late Fortune Mparutsa, who was finally buried in Mutare last Saturday evening, came to know of his real father later in his life and instantly ditched the Mparutsas, sparking a fierce stand-off between the late singer and the entire Mparutsas, it has emerged.



      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.



        Some senior police officers of the Botswana Police Service’s Transport and Telecommunications Branch (TTB) are said to be facing a disciplinary hearing that is being held secretly at the Attorney General Chambers (AGs) .

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        Tax preparer Herbert Jena got 15 years in prison Thursday and ordered to pay $485,100 in restitution for defrauding the Internal Revenue Service and obstructing justice, the U.S. attorney's office in Dallas said Friday.


        Five workers on an invaded farm in the Chinoyi district are being treated in hospital, after they were shot and wounded on Friday by a man believed to be working for the Reserve Bank official who has taken over the land.

        Zimbabwe's parliamentary select committee on the new constitution (COPAC) has admitted that it has failed to raise the US$35 million required to carry out its tasks.

        MDC-T has suspended its director-general Mr Toendepi Shonhe and information officer Ms Sandra Mutsimba pen-ding investigations into allegations of abuse of office, mis-conduct and violation of ethics and values.

        Zimbabwe could be heading for a new wave of violence, a minister in the country's unity government has warned.

        Bulawayo mayor Thaba Moyo angrily rejected accusations of corruption on Friday after the local authority’s decision to buy him a US$65,000 motor was described as “obscene” by residents.


        The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has come to the assistance of Zimbabwe' financially crippled Organ for National Healing, an arm of government which is meant to assist the state in addressing pre and post-independence conflict in the country, it was announced.