Monday, August 29, 2016



    Villagers should form fire-fighting teams to deal with veld fires that have in some instances led to loss of life this year.



      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.



        State television on Thursday blacked out the eagerly awaited supplementary budget presentation by Finance minister Tendai Biti. The patently biased ZTV, broadcast a cartoon as Biti was presenting his mid-term fiscal review policy to parliament.

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        Zimbabwean former asylum seeker Urginia Mauluka is shocked after being used in an anti-immigrant Sun article. She spoke to Matthew Cookson.


        Two men who allegedly robbed and assaulted two security guards at the Methodist Church housing refugees in Johannesburg were arrested on Tuesday, police said.

        Eleven people, including six confirmed members of one family, who were on their way from a funeral in Chegutu died when their vehicle rammed into a bus at the 83km peg along the Harare-Chirundu Road on Monday night.

        A 25-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean man was on Monday jailed for six months by a Musina magistrate in the Limpopo province of South Africa for smuggling a consignment of cigarettes worth R30 000 through Beitbridge Border Post.

        Zimbabwe will appoint a committee next week to try to mend fences with the European Union, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Wednesday.

        Top lawyer Jonathan Samkange yesterday tried to evade arrest by outsprinting police detectives who wanted to arrest him, for a while, before they caught up with him.


        Zimbabweans should brace for a massive shortage of wheat next year as the prohibitive cost of production has thwarted farmers’ efforts to grow the crop this winter.