Saturday, January 21, 2017



    What started off as a romantic evening turned into a nightmare for a Mufakose woman after she was reportedly gang-raped by five men who went on to assault her until she was unconscious.



      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.



        Controversial Reggae star Sizzla Kalonjie aka Miguel Orlando Collins is in Zimbabwe to stay and there are fears that he will be used to bolster support for Zanu (PF) in the next elections, it has emerged.

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        Zanu (PF) officials in Mangwe district have hijacked the Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) fund. The fund was set up by the government last month to assist children with school fees from poor backgrounds.


        Gweru residents have criticised the financially-troubled municipality for offering former executive mayor Mr Sessel Zvidzai more than he is entitled to in his exit package.

        Zimbabwe's main professional associations, including the law society and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, will not attend a conference organized by the ZANU-PF-controlled justice ministry. The withdrawal of the professional groups represents a serious blow to the fragile unity government.

        Zimbabwe pleaded with international investors on Friday to fund a proposed new transmission line linking SA with the hydro power stations of Zambia and Mozambique.

        Zimbabwe has secured $950 million in credit from China to help rebuild its economy, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Tuesday, the biggest offer from a single country since the unity government was formed.

        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.


        Zimbabwe is not a known in basketball circles as a power house but interest is being generated in the Southern African country since President Robert Mugabe’s son was drafted into the national basketball team.