Thursday, September 29, 2016



    University of Zimbabwe students are faced with yet another difficulty in getting decent accommodation after authorities shelved plans to reopen hostels at the start of the 2010 academic year.



      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.



        With the ink hardly dry on Theresa Makone’s appointment letter, pressure is mounting on the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, to show the newly-appointed Home Affairs Co-Minister the door after she attempted to spring out of police custody the son of Didymus Mutasa, the ZANU-PF secretary for administration.

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        The Public Service Commission boss in Mashonaland Central was on Tuesday sentenced to an effective five years in prison for raping his 24-year-old housemaid at his Bindura home.


        Bulawayo- In an incident that left the Dete community in Matabeleland North Province shell-shocked, a man strangled his wife before trying to commit suicide when his wife refused to have unprotected sex with him.

        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has described the acrimonious split of the MDC in 2005 as the “saddest part of his political life” and offered apologies for badmouthing the late Gibson Sibanda, his former trade union colleague of 25 years.

        Zanu-PF Midlands Province Coordinating Committee has endorsed President Robert Mugabe as the supreme leader ahead of the youth and women conferences as well as the national congress to be held in December.

        The tri-nation series with India and Sri Lanka at home and John Howard’s nomination for the ICC’s Vice-President’s slot brought Zimbabwe back into the headlines.

        A 17-year-old Hurungwe girl whom a local MP, Franco Ndambakuwa, took for a wife under curious circumstances committed suicide last week following alleged brutal physical abuse at the hands of the parliamentarian.


        Several children here have reportedly fallen sick in Masvingo a few weeks after vaccination under a government programme to combat the eight leading child killer diseases.