Thursday, December 8, 2016



    The agrarian reform initiated by the government is paying great dividends to farmers and others drawn from a cross section of society – hawkers and vendors. But among diverse beneficiaries are also members of the oldest profession.



      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.



        Mpilo Central Hospital has been invaded by rats that are reportedly eating the bodies in the mortuary as well as clogging the mortuary compressor with bits and pieces of linen used to wrap corpses that lie in the morgue uncollected for a long time, it has been learnt.

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        The MDC-T is planning to move a motion in Parliament concerning the issue of corrupt councillors following investigations by the party that has unearthed irregularities in many local authorities run by its members, Sunday News can reveal.


        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.

        One of Zimbabwe's vice-presidents, Joseph Msika, has died at age 85 after a battle with illness, South African public radio reported on Tuesday.

        The Zimbabwe govern-ment says it is in the final stages of imposing a new regime of hefty levies aimed at ridding the gold-mining sector of companies and individuals who are holding onto unused mining claims.

        Oscar Sibanda, a Zimbabwean player for Shelbourne FC, fears persecution if he is forced to return to homeland

        Passport seekers in Gweru recently fell victim to a pregnant con artist who tricked them into surrendering cash to her after she claimed that she could help them get passports fast through her connections.


        Kenyan wildlife authorities have impounded elephant tusks and rhino horns worth nearly 1m smuggled by poachers from Zimbabwe, and bound for illegal ivory markets in Asia.