Thursday, December 8, 2016



    Freedom campaigner Jenni Williams is a persistent thorn in the side of the Zimbabwean dictator. She tells Elizabeth Day about her shocking experiences of police brutality and jail - and how the fight for justice has meant sacrificing a normal family life



      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.



        Yet another government minister has been implicated in Zimbabwe’s poaching crisis, which is threatening to destroy conservation efforts.

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        Bulawayo - A man from Bulawayo’s Pumula East suburb who had the guts to tell his girlfriend’s mother over the phone that he wanted to sleep with her has been sentenced to perform 70 hours of community service for uttering words that are grossly offensive.


        Chipo Chatyoka's life as a prostitute had reached a dead end when she came to Hope Nyamapanda Centre, the so-called retirement home for sex workers.

        Harare - A 26 year old Harare woman was on Wednesday midnight severely assaulted by police officers in Beitbridge who mistook her for a prostitute until she miscarried.

        Prominent Harare orthopaedic surgeon Dr Chris Mushonga died on Sunday morning after succumbing to injuries sustained from a June 18 raid on his home by a seven-man criminal gang.

        Blairgowrie -A Zimbabwean national has told of his anguish after learning of the death of his only sister in a fire in Blairgowrie, Randburg, earlier this month.

        Cash-strapped Mpilo Central Hospital has reportedly splashed about $20 000 on cooling systems and laptops for its directors while it is reeling from an acute shortage of drugs and other medical essentials.


        The verbal exchange at the MDC-M got dirty last Friday when sacked Member of the House of Assembly for Nkayi South, Mr Abednico Bhebhe, alleged that deputy secretary-general Ms Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga cried uncontrollably at the home of party leader, Professor Authur Mutambara, in Harare.