Thursday, December 8, 2016



    The world came together to stop a trade in gems that was fuelling civil war in Africa six years ago. Now the architect of the deal has quit, warning that jewels 'have blood all over them' again



      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.



        The Prime Minister and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai said on Saturday he is pained by the serious fights between MDC and Zanu PF supporters when he and President Robert Mugabe have a good relationship.

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        Three game rangers from Kyle National Park drowned in Lake Mutirikwi last week while crossing to the other side of the lake where they wanted to engage in barter trade with villagers using hippo meat, police in Masvingo confirmed.


        In an incident that left visitors and staffers at Bulawayo’s Mpilo Central Hospital in a state of shock, a dog was seen moving around the premises carrying the remains of a human being.

        Eighteen-year-old Nomatter Taremeredzwa Mapungwana returned to Zimbabwe yesterday after nearly half a year in the United Kingdom where she had gone for life-saving surgery to treat a malignant tumor on her face.

        Harare - An Anglican priest yesterday allegedly assaulted a parishioner at the cathedral in Harare as the battle for control of the church’s properties continues unabated.

        President Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai met last Monday and agreed to craft a definite course of action that they will sell to Cabinet as a national strategy to fight the illegal sanctions imposed on the country, it has been learnt.

        The leader of a U.N. program to protect endangered species on Thursday charged that Zimbabwean security forces are spearheading poaching of elephants and rhinos in the troubled country.


        When six out of ten cattle stolen from a deceased MDC official in West Nicholson were recovered, they bore the newly branded marks of the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Communication, George Mlilo.