Wednesday, February 22, 2017



    Zimbabwean police have arrested two employees of the country’s only gay and lesbian group, the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).



      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.



        River Ranch diamond mine near Beitbridge produced only 75 000 carats last year according to Finance Minister Tendai Biti.

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        Gender activists see the drafting of a new constitution spearheaded by a parliamentary select committee as a golden opportunity for women to claim their space as equal citizens to their male counterparts in terms of the law.


        Zimbabwe president acknowledges atrocities of past decades but says Robert Mugabe can rescue his legacy

        Kenyan wildlife authorities have impounded elephant tusks and rhino horns worth nearly 1m smuggled by poachers from Zimbabwe, and bound for illegal ivory markets in Asia.

        Several African leaders addressed the U.N. General Assembly Friday as the annual debate continued for a third day. But there was drama on the floor late in the afternoon when some African nations challenged the right of Madagascar's self-appointed president to address the assembly.

        Cases of men who are bashed by their spouses and girlfriends in domestic violence are on the increase countrywide.Several men have been killed while others have been maimed after being attacked by their spouses in longstanding domestic disputes.

        A Chitungwiza councillor, Mr Jacob Rukweza (ward 17), has lost his seat after failing to attend three consecutive council meetings without excusing himself.


        A Zimbabwe Revenue Authority official was arrested on the spot after he was allegedly caught red-handed pocketing US$1 that he had received from a kombi driver at a tollgate along Harare-Chirundu road.