Saturday, August 27, 2016



    Zimbabwean state agents tortured a gun dealer until he passed out to make him confess to working with a top ally of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai in a plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, the Harare High Court heard yesterday.



      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.



        University of Zimbabwe students are faced with yet another difficulty in getting decent accommodation after authorities shelved plans to reopen hostels at the start of the 2010 academic year.

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        Pastor Timothy Chiguvare is a Zimbabwean opposition President whose political party will be launched in Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe.


        The United States Embassy has encouraged Zimbabwe to accept diverse and plural voices in the media to facilitate the free flow of information and promote debate.

        Police in Chinhoyi have picked up two teachers and a caretaker for questioning in connection with the death of a 16-year-old Chinhoyi High pupil whose body was found in the school swimming pool last Sunday morning.

        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is mulling disciplining former co-minister of Home Affairs Giles Mutsekwa, recently redeployed to a less influential post in a shock Cabinet reshuffle, for scuttling a restructuring exercise the MDC-T is undergoing ahead of possible elections next year.

        The Greek Embassy in Harare has donated US$650 000 to Zimbabwe to help fight cholera and assist in food relief projects.

        President Robert Mugabe vowed to continue seizing white owned severely disrupting farming activities on at least 17 farms in Chegutu,120 km south west of Harare.


        Five Nyabira men, including an army officer, have been accused of taking turns to rape a 17-year-old girl after the soldier posed as a policeman who intended to arrest her mother for murder.