Tuesday, October 25, 2016



    Amnesty International’s secretary general Irene Khan who is in Zimbabwe has not yet met with President Robert Mugabe as their meeting awaiting approval.They are afraid she could ask "damaging questions"



      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 International Monetary Fund has told Zimbabwe that it will not provide the country with more funds until its existing $1bn debts are settled.

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        Strange news stories in this job and this one, which was featured recently in a German newspaper, is up there with the strangest.


        Three MDC officials died on Saturday afternoon while 12 others were injured after two vehicles travelling on Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s convoy were involved in an accident on their way from the party’s 11th anniversary celebration in Gokwe.

        The grandmother and aunt of a nine-year-old girl they allegedly forced into prostitution appeared before Marondera regional magistrate Ms Gladys Pise yesterday on rape charges.

        A Gweru-based evangelist with a Presbyterian church broke into his lodger's room and got away with groceries and some property while the tenant was out on night duty, a Gweru magistrate heard yesterday.

        Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-M) legislators who were fired last week for rebelling against the party’s leadership upped the stakes this week by hinting that they will contest the forthcoming by elections as independent candidates.

        A Bindura man has appeared in court on allegations of raping his wheelchair-bound 15-year-old cousin.


        The non-burial of the late Zimbabwean R&B musician, Fortune Muparutsa, seems to have nothing to do with the money (£2,450) needed to fly his body home: there are reports of deep family divisions.