Friday, October 28, 2016



    Two people died on the spot while 34 others were injured, some of them seriously when a Bulawayo-bound bus veered off the road and overturned at the 7km peg along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road yesterday morning.



      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.



        Bulawayo - A Bulawayo based company has taken the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to the High Court seeking its eviction from its premises for failing to pay rentals amounting to over US$42 000.

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        Strange news stories in this job and this one, which was featured recently in a German newspaper, is up there with the strangest.


        A syndicate of senior Zimbabwean government officials, including ministers and top senior civil servants, is looting Reserve Bank assets through illegal auctions of public property over unpaid debts.

        The police raid on illegal gold panners at a farm in Gwanda in the early hours of Friday put an end to prostitution that had become rife in the area.Police rounded up 40 people engaged in various activities in the area, popularly known as Vova Mine.

        Two MDC-T councillors in Rusape were last night arrested on allegations of assaulting a member of the Rusape Residents’ Association as he gave evidence to a Government-appointed commission investigating the council’s operations.

        Five people including a headmaster have been arrested for stealing computers at Stanmore Secondary School in Gwanda District.Matabeleland South Provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tafanana Dzirutwe confirmed the incident.

        A plumber employed by the Bulawayo City Council has been arrested for allegedly stealing US$14 000 from the local authority in yet another incident that exposes laxity at the council’s salaries department.


        A five months pregnant Inyathi woman was murdered by two of her alleged lovers who teamed up and fatally assaulted her accusing her of infidelity and failing to tell them who between them had impregnated her, it has been learnt.