Friday, October 21, 2016



    When friends learned Oswell Matyorauta was injured in a five-vehicle collision, they were stunned.



      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 12-year-old boy sustained swellings on his back and legs after his stepmother whipped him several times accusing him of stealing peanut butter, a Bulawayo magistrate heard yesterday.

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        The International Monetary Fund has disbursed US$400 million to Zimbabwe, with an additional US$110 million scheduled for release next week to help the country stave off the effects of the global recession and buttress the economic revival programme.


        The MDC-T MP for Chipinge South, Meki Makuyana, a councillor for Ward 29 in Chisumbanje, Hardwork Masaiti and two other supporters were last Thursday sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for kidnapping two Zanu-PF supporters last year.

        A woman employed to look after a house in Mzilikazi who stole more than R8 000, stunned the court when she claimed that she used the money to pay for the services of an inyanga to prevent her employer from being deported from the United Kingdom.

        Zimbabwe's strict security and media laws criticised by opponents as undemocratic will be relaxed by the end of the year, an official document showed on Monday.

        A Zimbabwean diplomat stationed in Teheran, who was recalled after being drugged by two Iranian women at his apartment in January, has won reinstatement after challenging the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s decision at the Labour Court.

        The elderly mother of a commercial farmer has become the latest victim of violent attack, as the countrywide offensive to remove the remaining farmers off their land continues unabated.


        LOCAL petrochemicals firm Quadchem Polymers Group was allegedly swindled of US$32 000 by an Indonesian-based company, PT Indochem Petrochemicals, in an industrial chemicals and plastic raw materials deal.