Sunday, October 23, 2016



    Mutare - A top Zimbabwean human rights campaigner on Wednesday said the country’s Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) spy agency has tracked him to an international summit in Namibia to try to stop him from exposing the serious human rights violations his organisation has compiled in the controversial Marange diamond fields.



      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.



        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.

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        This Saturday 10 October, women artists will be celebrating summer and the gift of new life and energy at the SISTAZ OPEN MIC in song, dance, poetry and a highly entertaining mix of different impromptu acts.


        Hwange - A 79 year old man from Hwange has been arrested for allegedly raping his seven-year-old granddaughter.

        Several African leaders addressed the U.N. General Assembly Friday as the annual debate continued for a third day. But there was drama on the floor late in the afternoon when some African nations challenged the right of Madagascar's self-appointed president to address the assembly.

        The government has been accused of protecting the rich and powerful after it refused to prosecute bodyguards for the daughter of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe over their alleged manhandling of two journalists.

        Heal Zimbabwe Trust descended on Muzarabani last month and held memorial services for victims of political violence. As a follow up strategy to the needs that arose from the survivors, HZT held a training workshop on 30 June with the villagers in a niche to assist them with income generating projects as many of them lost their source of livelihoods during the 2008 political fiasco.

        Parliament’s Standing Rules and Orders Committee have drawn up a final list of applicants to sit on the new Zimbabwe Media Commission.


        Britain - A therapist sexually assaulted four women while he massaged them at a leading health spa, a court was told yesterday. Batini Mpofu, 32, allegedly groped the women as they lay under a towel in just their knickers.