Monday, July 25, 2016



    Non-governmental organisations (NGO) have asked Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped power-sharing government to return money seized by controversial central bank governor Gideon Gono and allegedly used to prop up President Robert Mugabe’s old government.



      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 Gokwe man who felt betrayed by his friend who was having an extra-marital affair with his mother, fatally assaulted him with an axe handle and a log. The man, John Mavuka of Ringo Village, Chief Njelele, was yesterday arraigned before High Court Judge Justice Maphios Cheda to answer charges of murder.

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        Police in Nyanga had to fire a single shot in the air to ward off bloody clashes between Zanu-PF and MDC-T supporters, raising fears that the never-ending rivalry pitting supporters from the two camps could stall the constitution-making process in Manicaland.


        A STORM is brewing at fast foods giant Innscor, where senior managers are accusing their expatriate boss of unfair labour practices following the suspension of two of them and the censure of four others.

        The Center for Research and Development (CRD) in Zimbabwe reported that a Russia-based company, DTZ/Ozego, was secretly mining diamonds at Charleswood Estate, a large commercial farm formerly owned by MDC party treasurer Roy Bennett.

        Former Zimbabwe Trust finance manager Collen Makufa has been slapped with an effective one-year jail term for swindling the organisation of more than US$45 000 through fake advance payments, and he will serve another two years if he does not pay back the cash.

        I could not credit this when I first heard it, but I am now forced to concede that it is true after the Independent confirmed it today.

        NANGO chairperson ,Dadirai Chikwengo and Chief Executive Officer Cephas Zinhumwe have been acquitted.The two who appeared in court today were acquitted by the judge who said there was no evidence to warrant any case against them.


        Finance Minister suspends British branch as Zimbabweans in exile are accused of 'bleeding movement dry'.The overseas offices of Zimbabwe's opposition face a "huge" corruption problem, with £57,000 missing from the British branch of the Movement for Democratic Change alone, according to a senior official of the cash-strapped party.