Thursday, December 8, 2016



    China said on Monday its embassy in Zimbabwe had thrown a birthday party for president Robert Mugabe, a rare sign of foreign support for a leader reviled by many Zimbabweans and criticised by the United States and Europe.



      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.



        Report demands ‘urgent’ action by government over water.The UN’s top official on indigenous rights has condemned Botswana’s continued persecution of the Bushmen in a new report.

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        Norway is increasing its aid to Zimbabwe by NOK 58 million. Minister of International Development Erik Solheim says the money will be used to help the people of Zimbabwe and support the new Government of National Unity.


        Zimbabwean carer who fleeced a widower of his life savings, including a £200,000 home, has been warned she faces a lengthy jail term after being convicted on three counts of fraud by an English court.

        Zimbabwe's foreign minister Wednesday summoned three Western envoys to scold them for leaving early from the burial of President Robert Mugabe's sister, after being told in a speech to go "to hell".

        Gibson Sibanda, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-M) vice-president, is now working as a consultant in the Ministry of National Healing, Reconciliation and Integration, as the three principals in the power-sharing deal agonise over securing him a seat in the bicameral parliament.

        Recently jailed human rights activist,Jestina Mukoko has been awarded the 2009 Human rights Award for the city of Weimer,Germany, the Federal Republic embassy in Zimbabwe announced Friday.

        Mutare - A top Zimbabwean human rights campaigner on Wednesday said the country’s Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) spy agency has tracked him to an international summit in Namibia to try to stop him from exposing the serious human rights violations his organisation has compiled in the controversial Marange diamond fields.


        Mthulusi Maphosa, Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League champions Monomotapa captain, is in trouble after allegedly assaulting his mother following an acrimonious dispute over the ownership of a house in Mpopoma suburb, Bulawayo.