Thursday, July 28, 2016



    Child rights activist and founder of the Girl Child Network (GCN) Betty Makoni was among 10 “most respected child rights defenders” who honoured former South African President Nelson Mandela (pictured) and his wife Graca Machel by bestowing them with the World Children’s Prize on Wednesday last week.



      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.



        A police constable stationed at Birchenough Bridge Police Station allegedly gunned down his girlfriend at close range, before turning the barrel into his mouth following an argument over infidelity last Thursday.

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        NON-EXISTENT companies were allegedly used to acquire 214 diamond mining claims in Marange in 2006, a Mutare court heard last week.


        Zimbabwean Prime Minister (PM) Morgan Tsvangirai has ordered the removal of 15 agents from his close security team following a misunderstanding among the guards which sources said could have compromised the Premier security.

        This is Refugee Week, and we have asked two city residents to share their stories.Today Mary Griffin meets Anastasia Chokuwamba who fled an abusive existence in rural Zimbabwe and with the kindness of strangers managed to start a new life in Coventry.

        Gillingham Primary School headmaster Vhakis Dzivakwe, his deputy Petronella Wafawanaka and the bursar Lilian Chikuya on Tuesday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts on theft charges after they allegedly swindled the school of more than US$5 000.

        Zimbabwe's temporary political stabilisation following formation of a unity government in February has neither stopped nor slowed new arrivals of Zimbabweans in South Africa, a Johannesburg-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) representing refugees and migrants has said.

        A woman from Bulawayo’s Tshabalala suburb went on the rampage, destroying property worth thousands of dollars, before evicting her husband from their matrimonial home after she allegedly caught him in bed with two women last Saturday night.


        Police have arrested a 33-year-old Roman Catholic father for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl who was working for him before asking her to marry him to cover up the offence.