Friday, September 30, 2016



    Harare - A Harare man has been jailed 20 months effective for selling firearm ammunition to members of the public without a licence.



      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.



        Alleged corrupt practices in the issuance of Emergency Traveller’s Documents (ETD) to three Zimbabwe nationals who are remanded in custody might dent the Zimbabwe Embassy’s credentials as investigations continue.

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        A Gokwe man who felt betrayed by his friend who was having an extra-marital affair with his mother, fatally assaulted him with an axe handle and a log. The man, John Mavuka of Ringo Village, Chief Njelele, was yesterday arraigned before High Court Judge Justice Maphios Cheda to answer charges of murder.


        Harare - It is reported here today that twelve soldiers who disappeared from Pomona Barracks a few days ago are being kept at Chikurubi Maximum Prison, where they are being so badly tortured and in such bad shape that their relatives and friends are not allowed to visit them.

        Zimbabwean police have arrested two employees of the country's only gay and lesbian group, the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) in a raid on the group's HQ.

        President Mugabe and leaders of the MDC formations Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara have agreed to retain all the Permanent Secretaries the President had appointed in February.

        Chief Naboth Gandanzara Makoni has not been seen in public since September last year, giving rise to all sorts of speculation as to what has happened to him.

        Zimbabwe is bracing for another year of food insecurity, amid bleak expectations from both the main maize harvest in April and the coming winter wheat crop.


        The MDC has admitted that it is actively campaigning for the removal of some of the targeted sanctions placed against Robert Mugabe’s regime, just weeks after saying the full terms of the Global Political Agreement (GPA) had to be implemented first.