Thursday, December 8, 2016



    Finance Minister suspends British branch as Zimbabweans in exile are accused of 'bleeding movement dry'.The overseas offices of Zimbabwe's opposition face a "huge" corruption problem, with £57,000 missing from the British branch of the Movement for Democratic Change alone, according to a senior official of the cash-strapped party.



      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.



        Zimbabwe’s supermarkets have resorted to offering sweets instead of small change at the tills. The country abandoned its worthless dollar in favour of the US dollar and South African rand earlier this year.

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        A top management level ZESA Holdings employee was caught having sex with a co-worker at the company’s premises on Thursday evening last week. The man was identified by name by co-workers who claim they saw the drama from start to finish.


        The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has sentenced former Cabinet Director in the Rwandan Interior Ministry, Callixte Kalimanzira to 30 years imprisonment for Genocide crimes.

        Regardless of what country NATO Training Mission Afghanistan members represent, returning home from their deployment here often means taking some much needed time off to get some rest and spend quality time with the family.

        Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's mother, Mrs Lydia Chibwe-Tsvangirai (78), was last Friday involved in a car accident when a vehicle she was travelling in together with her daughter collided with another car along the Chivhu-Nyazura Road.

        The Professor Arthur Mutambara-led Movement for Democratic Change has castigated the co-Minister of State for the Organ on National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation, Sekai Holland, for her remarks on the MDC split.

        Former deputy information minister, Bright Matonga, has been fired as ZANU-PF’s deputy spokesperson of the faction-ridden Mashonaland West province as his political star continues to fade. Matonga was shown the door due to failure to attend scheduled party provincial meetings.


        While the daily life of people in Zimbabwe offers very telling insights into the extent of Mugabe’s decades of tyranny and neglect, by far the most telling cases are in South Africa.