Saturday, January 21, 2017



    Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed outright any prospect of President Robert Mugabe’s party, Zanu-PF, ever swallowing his own Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).



      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.



        South African police on Wednesday arrested 39 foreign nationals, mostly from Malawi and Zimbabwe, for loitering near the Johannesburg Central Methodist Church.

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        The councillor for ward 6 in Bindura Rural and MDC’s Mashonaland Central province organising secretary, Gilson Chitakunye, today sustained serious head injuries after he was brutally assaulted by Zanu PF thugs who violently disrupted the All Stakeholders Constitutional Conference in Harare.


        Freedom campaigner Jenni Williams is a persistent thorn in the side of the Zimbabwean dictator. She tells Elizabeth Day about her shocking experiences of police brutality and jail - and how the fight for justice has meant sacrificing a normal family life

        Tsitsi Dangarembga’s films have attained at prestigious international film festivals such as the African Movie Academy Award, FESPACO and the Milan Festival of African, Asian and Latin American Film.

        The state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings (ZBH) – formerly known as Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) – has admitted that it censors music that “contains provocative political statements”.

        The Zimbabwe Prison Services (ZPS) has banned The Zimbabwean Newspaper from entering its prisons for its critical stories about the Zanu PF party headed by President Robert Mugabe.

        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.


        Zimbabwe's principal Immigration Officer based at Maitengwe border post in Madlambudzi area of Bulilima district has appeared in court facing charges of criminally abusing duty as a public officer and was remanded out of custody on his own cognisance to 6 August for trial.