Saturday, January 21, 2017



    Human Rights Abuses by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (October 2008 to June 2009) .The Zimbabwe government's decision in October 2008 to deploy the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF)-which comprises the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) and the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ)-to the Marange diamond fields appears to have been a response to the lawlessness and chaos in the fields and the police's inability to control it.



      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.



        In a raid that has been described as a first of its kind, the Anti Piracy Organization of Zimbabwe (APOZ) together with the Zimbabwe Republic Police bust a music pirating plant in central Harare and confiscated more than 600 pirated CDs and several computers.

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        A Harare woman spent two days in an underground sewage system after her boy-friend allegedly pushed her into it.


        Harare - An Indian man was arrested last week after being found in possession of seven diamonds without a licence or permit.

        The Botswana government tightened its screws on illegal immigrants when it rounded up and deported more than 2 000 Zimbabweans over the past week.

        Dendera music heir Allan “Sony” Chimbetu, this week appeared at Mutare Civil Courts after being dragged by a Mutare woman seeking maintenance of his child.

        A Zimbabwean man was seized at London’s Heathrow Airport as he arrived from South Africa and charged with fraud.

        Fading gospel musician Noel Zembe was on Tuesday afternoon was severely beaten up for allegedly snatching another man’s wife. Zembe was being accused of secretly having an affair with Usher Ndoro’s wife, Sandra.


        The Ministry of Finance yesterday allocated US$100 million from the US$510 million Special Drawing Rights from the International Mone-tary Fund to ministries, parastatals and local authorities for infrastru-cture development.