Saturday, January 21, 2017



    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.



      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.



        Alex Muchadehama, the lawyer representing the political detainees, was arrested Thursday, accused of obstructing the course of justice. SW Radio Africa managed to speak to the detained lawyer on the phone and he said he was being accused of 'conniving with a judge's clerk' to secure the release of his clients last month.

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        Zimbabwe’s mining sector faces a growing threat of property seizures, led by President Robert Mugabe’s radical loyalists in government, after a rabble-rousing visit to Harare at the weekend by militant African National Congress Youth League president Julius Malema.


        A leading Zimbabwean social commentator has called on Harare’s coalition regime to aid the national healing process by erecting a monument in Bulawayo in remembrance of victims of the 1980s atrocities allegedly committed by the army in Matabeleland and Midlands.

        A host of British business leaders, including Sir Richard Branson, the creator of the Virgin brand, and Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, yesterday met Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister of Zimbabwe, to explore the possibility of private investment into the troubled country.

        Fortune Muparutsa’s body lies unclaimed at a funeral parlour in London eight months after he died.

        Attorney-General Johannes Tomana has warned Nigerians resident in Zimbabwe to ensure that their stay here is within the confines of the law.

        Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was booed and shouted down by exiles during a speech in London on Saturday when he pleaded with them to return home to help rebuild the shattered country.


        Shame drove the headmaster of Zimre Park Primary School to commit suicide after he was allegedly caught fondling the breasts of a nine-year-old daughter of his wife’s workmate.