Saturday, January 21, 2017



    Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is taking political brickbats from his party’s senior leadership after apparently apologising to President Robert Mugabe over a boycott of last week’s cabinet meeting by MDC ministers.



      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.



        Four farms in Chegutu are under siege this week by land invaders, as the campaign against the country’s remaining commercial farmers keeps escalating. Farmer Ben Freeth, who also faced similar attacks on his Mount Carmel farm, told SW Radio Africa on Thursday that the farming community is ‘very tense’, explaining how gangs of thugs are acting with total impunity on the four different properties.

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        The world’s oldest profession appears to have moved away from the dark corners of Harare’s night spots to suburban street corners with commercial sex workers now soliciting for clients in broad daylight.


        Two Zimbabwean women have been arrested for smuggling counterfeit cigarettes valued at R40 000 in Musina, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

        United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture Mr Manfred Nowak yesterday returned to his base in Vienna, Austria, after trying to gatecrash into Zimbabwe against the Government’s advice to reschedule his planned visit.

        A Murehwa businessman was last Friday shot and killed by three armed robbers who raided his shop at Chigumirirwa Business Centre in Musami.

        Two volunteers who helped raise money for a young girl who required surgery in the UK are being accused of ‘manufacturing’ false stories about the looting of the medical fund.

        Job Sikhala, the former legislator for St Mary’s, has declared himself the new president of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-M), throwing the opposition party into confusion.


        The City of Bulawayo has been without a crematorium for several years.However thanks to the endeavours of a number of valiant citizens, we now have a fully functioning crematorium.