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The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced that Anderson Shadreck Manyere, a freelance photojournalist in Zimbabwe, will receive the organization's 2009 Percy Qoboza Award at its Salute to Excellence Gala on August 8, in Tampa.
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.
TECH AND GADGETS
A soldier stationed at 3 Field Hospital, Joseph Mavhiza (42), appeared in court on Wednesday for allegedly defrauding a Mutare woman of her Toyota vehicle on the pretext that he would safe-keep it during Operation Hakudzokwi last year.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will visit Oval Office 12 June 2009.
The Mutare woman, who last week confessed before Chief Zimunya's court to practising witchcraft and using two snakes to "stop" rains from falling, had earlier on approached the chief and surrendered a chunk of human biltong.
There was a round of applause for President Robert Mugabe as he arrived at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, as he arrived for the inauguration of South AfricaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new President Jacob Zuma on Saturday. The Zimbabwean leader raised a clenched fist in response to mostly ANC members.
Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Mutambara on Wednesday said the two MDC formations have no power to stop continued abuses of power by ZANU PF, and said the parties have no control in the unity government.
At first glance, the arguments propounded to justify the launch of a newspaper published from Prime Minister Morgan TsvangiraiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s office sound plausible.
MDC-T chief of staff Mr Chris Mbanga has been fired while party director-general Mr Toendepi Shonhe faces the chop in the latest manifestation of the factionalism bedevilling Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s party.