Wednesday, July 27, 2016



    Zimbabwean courts are expected to order the arrest of the country’s defence and police chiefs this week in a key test of the judiciary’s ability to rein in marauding security forces.



      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.



        Bulawayo - A 27 year old man from Nkulumane 11 in Bulawayo has been living with a bullet lodged in his left knee for two months after being shot “for no reason”, police confirmed yesterday.

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        Controversial Zanu PF official and businessman Temba Mliswa has been arrested for a yet undisclosed offence a few hours after launching an astonishing attack on police commissioner Augustine Chihuri whom he described as the most corrupt person in Zimbabwe.


        Senior Zimbabwean government official has admitted that laws passed by the previous administration were still being used to "criminalise journalism" and needed to be changed, after two journalists more were arrested earlier this week.

        Zimbabwean trained doctor, John Chibanda is under investigation by Queensland authorities after concerns were raised about his registration and performance.

        Zimbabwe state workers went on strike on Friday to press for a five-fold wage hike, a move that could cripple public services and hamper the struggle by the fragile power-sharing government to fix the economy.

        The Greek Embassy in Harare has donated US$650 000 to Zimbabwe to help fight cholera and assist in food relief projects.

        Sources said the irate ex-ministers – Elias Mudzuri, Fidelis Mhashu, Evelyn Masaiti and Thamsanqa Mahlangu – demanded Mr. Tsvangirai engage his fellow unity government principals as to their compensation


        Four students from Matabeleland have been awarded scholarships to study at top universities in the United States of America, one of them the prestigious Harvard University with the assistance of the US Embassy Educational Advising Centre in Bulawayo.