Wednesday, August 31, 2016



    Bulawayo - A Sunday News reporter was grabbed by the throat, choked and had her head viciously slammed against the wall by a Quelaton Football Club player, Proud Zireni, after he found her interviewing his mother on allegations that he had beaten up his ex-girlfriend and her mother after being dumped.



      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.



        A directorof a Harare-based company has been arrested on allegations of stealing airtime cards worth US$150 000 from the firm and selling them to different dealers in and outside Harare.

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        The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has sentenced former Cabinet Director in the Rwandan Interior Ministry, Callixte Kalimanzira to 30 years imprisonment for Genocide crimes.


        The Rusape Town Council has cracked the whip by suspending four senior officials in the treasury department on charges of paralysing systems and failing to account for a whooping $110 000 in expenditures, which they actioned without the council's approval.

        MDC-T House of Assembly representative for Emakhandeni-Entumbane constituency in Bulawayo, Cornelius Dube, has died.

        Two nurses involved in a medical error that led to two cancer patients being killed by a drug overdose at a Birmingham hospital are to go before a disciplinary panel.

        The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has suspended Power FM duo DJ Squilla (Tafadzwa Squilla) and Dr Zobha (Davis Mugadza) for throwing the broadcaster’s name into disrepute.

        Zimbabwe is considering closing down the Hwange thermal power station because of constant breakdowns, three years after Namibia pumped US$40 million, nearly N$300 million, into the refurbishment of the plant.


        United States colleges and universities have provided US$4.5 million worth of scholarships to 20 disadvantaged but academically gifted Zimbabwean students who were selected for the United States Achievers Program (USAP) in 2009.