Wednesday, February 22, 2017



    The Ministry of Finance yesterday allocated US$100 million from the US$510 million Special Drawing Rights from the International Mone-tary Fund to ministries, parastatals and local authorities for infrastru-cture development.



      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.



        Denmark pledged $18 million in aid to Zimbabwe on Wednesday and said more could follow if the government pursued democratic reforms.

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        The house of witch-hunter (tsikamutanda) cum-prophet was set ablaze and the entire “fruits of his labour”.


        The conspiracy to oust Arthur Mutambara from the MDC-M presidency is gathering momentum in Bulawayo after the party's provincial youth assembly made a resolution at the weekend that they would back party secretary general Welshman Ncube for presidency at the party's elective congress due next year.

        Botswana - About 160 people have been napped for various crimes in Selebi Phikwe in the last few days, Superintendent Victor Nlebesi of Selebi Phikwe Police station has said.

        Traditional rituals to appease the dead have not been performed for years. Some believe that's the cause for a recent string of terrible crashes on one highway.

        Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe spent the weekend shopping for high-end suits and shoes in Hong Kong, where he owns a house and his daughter attends university, local media reported Sunday.

        South Africa -A Zimbabwean refugee mother who spent five days in police custody and faced being deported, has been reunited with her four-year-old son.


        Could the Waltons soon be doing business under Robert Mugabe's regime? A curious detail in Wal-Mart's $4.6bn (£2.9bn) takeover offer this week for the South African shops group Massmart is that, if successful, it will take the world's biggest retailer into Zimbabwe.