Wednesday, February 22, 2017



    China - A Zimbabwe-registered cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off Saturday from a Shanghai airport with seven crew members aboard, state media and witnesses said.



      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 illness of defence attorney, Ookeditse Maphakwane, has resulted in the postponement of a case of murder in which Gerald Dube, a Zimbabwean, is accused of the murder of fellow Zimbabwean, Patricia Majoko, her two children, and their family maid on September 13, 2003 in Francistown.

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        Mutorashanga - In a suspected case of witchcraft, a foetus was found missing from the womb of a 22-year-old Mutorashanga woman who died under mysterious circumstances while seven months pregnant.


        Police have issued a warrant of arrest against the owner and publisher of The Zimbabwean newspaper, Wilf Mbanga, for publishing a false story in 2008.

        The MDC must call for the removal of illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe so that efforts by the political leadership to improve the livelihoods of ordinary people can bear fruit, Marondera-Wedza Senator Cde Sydney Sekeramayi, has said.

        Dukwi Police have seized a shotgun that was allegedly used to shoot and injure an illegal migrant who tried to elude a police raid at Kutamogore village.

        Zimbabwe could be heading for a new wave of violence, a minister in the country's unity government has warned.

        Government has cleared some bankers and companies that were specified over the past six years on allegations of financial mismanagement as it steps up efforts to resuscitate the economy and rebrand the country.


        The current Mashonaland Central governor and Zanu PF apologist, Martin Dinha was involved in massive looting of council property after the defeat of his party in council elections by the MDC in March 2008, investigations carried out by the MDC – led Bindura Town Council have revealed.