Wednesday, October 26, 2016



    Former Information Minister and independent Tsholotsho North MP Jonathan Moyo has written to Zanu PF seeking re-admission into the party he described in 2007 as a “dead duck on the shelf, only breathing from evils of state security and the abuse of funds”.



      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.



        “Diesel n’anga” Rotina Mavhunga was yesterday sentenced to 27 months in prison for defrauding the State and misrepresenting to Government officials that petroleum was oozing from a rock at Maningwa Hills in Chinhoyi.

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        Two policemen based at Nguboyenja Police Station allegedly took turns to rape a woman who had been brought by her family for interrogation over some missing money, a Bulawayo magistrate heard yesterday.


        The Department of Home Affairs has confirmed that between 6 000 and 7 000 Zimbabweans are entering the country through the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo every day.

        MDC President Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday dismissed attempts by ZANU PF to force the Kariba draft constitution on the people, saying it is up to the people to decide and no one should impose a solution on them.

        Zimbabwe’s supermarkets have resorted to offering sweets instead of small change at the tills. The country abandoned its worthless dollar in favour of the US dollar and South African rand earlier this year.

        Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is on his first official visit in Washington this week with a decidedly difficult sales pitch.

        Chinese authorities have promised death or lengthy jail terms to Zimbabweans caught smuggling ivory and drugs into the country.


        The country's notorious Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) is reported to have purchased an unspecified number of Nissan twincab trucks for as yet unexplained reasons. Lionel Saungweme our correspondent in Bulawayo reports that each CIO 'district' was given 5 vehicles to use in their operations.