Thursday, December 8, 2016



    Two freed peacekeepers on Monday described how they survived 107 days held by kidnappers without shelter in remote mountains in Sudan's Darfur region.



      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 is considering closing down the Hwange thermal power station because of constant breakdowns, three years after Namibia pumped US$40 million, nearly N$300 million, into the refurbishment of the plant.

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        Zimbabwe has arrested two Pakistani men for using fake passports, police said Saturday, and state media said one man is potentially linked to the November 2008 attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai.


        Mutoko - An MDC-T activist from Mutoko in Mashonaland East province has been evicted by his landlord who fears Zanu (PF) militants who have unleashed a new wave of violence in the area could destroy his property.

        Senior Harare City Council officials are livid over the purchase of a US$30 000 4x4 Isuzu LX twin-cab for use by Mayoress Mrs Fikile Masunda when most of them either drive run-down vehicles or do not have any.

        Campaigns to have International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) enacted into law have intensified with Betty Makoni, CNN Hero 2009 for `Protecting the Powerless` joining Women Thrive Worldwide and millions of campaigners in the US on Congressional Briefing on Violence Against Women scheduled for September 16th 2010 at Capitol Hill in Washington DC.

        A joint memorial service for the late musician Sam Mtukudzi and Owen Chimhare was held yesterday at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton, two months after the two friends died in a car crash near Kuwadzana Extension.

        The bankrupt Zimbabwe government has somehow blown nearly ZAR86 million (USD11,6million) in one year in school fees for children and relatives of mostly top Zanu PF officials who are studying in South African Universities at a time when local universities are struggling to function due to serious financial constraints.


        The Zimbabwe government has unearthed a scam in which former cabinet ministers and politicians are living in state-owned houses at a time the country’s new coalition regime is forced to rent expensive accommodation for its officials.