Friday, October 21, 2016



    In the winter of 2005 the government uprooted some 700,000 Zimbabweans across the country in Operation Murambatsvina, officially described as a "slum clearance programme", but promises to re-house those who lost their homes and livelihoods five years ago have practically been abandoned, human rights groups say.



      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.



        Gumede Alick ,an MDC-T provincial executive member was yesterday in court for a case he committed two years ago in which he was allegedly caught red-handed stealing National Railways of Zimbabwe cables worth $2 million.

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        Gibson Sibanda, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-M) vice-president, is now working as a consultant in the Ministry of National Healing, Reconciliation and Integration, as the three principals in the power-sharing deal agonise over securing him a seat in the bicameral parliament.


        Against the general belief that Zimbabweans in exile were keeping their country afloat, a study in the southern Matabeleland region has found that most families with members living outside the country received no money and barely any meaningful food items last year.

        A supporter of Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was stabbed and seriously injured as public outreach on a new constitution resumed after being postponed due to violence, his party said yesterday.

        Mutoko - An MDC-T activist from Mutoko in Mashonaland East province has been evicted by his landlord who fears Zanu (PF) militants who have unleashed a new wave of violence in the area could destroy his property.

        An annual report by the US State Department on human rights in Zimbabwe has said that gays and lesbians in the country face harassment and rape by people trying to 'cure' them.

        Cabinet ministers will gather in Nyanga this weekend for a ministerial retreat to review the 100-Day Action Plan launched by the Government in May.


        Villagers in Muromo in Mutare West constituency have accused soldiers and members of the support unit in the area of harassing them for supporting and attending MDC (Tsvangirai) functions.