Saturday, January 21, 2017



    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 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.



        Two of the five security agents facing allegations of robbing a suspected diamond dealer of US$17 580 have skipped the country. The trial of the five enforcement agents failed to kick off at Mutare Magistrate court last week after the two absconded the court session.

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        Harare — There is a saying that politics is the second oldest profession in the world and it is just as sordid as the oldest.Of course, this is not a very flattering thing to say about the practitioners of the profession called politics because the world has seen its fair share of principled, dedicated and people-centred politicians.


        Crooked Sheffield insurance workers have been ordered to repay £10,000 after cashing in customers' policies worth £655,399. Edward Dzingai, aged 27, of Windy House Lane, Manor, and Gregory Maumbe, 27, of Fretson Road, Manor, cashed in policies of Norwich Union customers while working for the firm between September 2005 and October 2007.

        Harare-A self - styled Goromonzi "prophet" allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman after claiming that this was the only way to cast away "evil spirits" that were haunting her.

        An American media expert says Zimbabwe can learn from the experience of the U.S. to provide a platform for under-represented and specialist communities through community broadcasting.

        A Mt Darwin brother and sister were last week ordered to perform 260 hours of community service after engaging in an incestuous relationship that culminated in a pregnancy.

        Harare - self styled prophet Lloyd Muzvimbi has appeared before a Harare magistrate facing charges of rape.


        Question: What is the Embassy's response to allegations of tribal bias in the selection of, and eventual awarding of, scholarships to Zimbabwean students by American colleges and Universities?