Saturday, October 22, 2016



    When told that a gang of marauding thugs, loyal to Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe and armed with knives and axes, are hiding in his maize crop, Mike Campbell’s reaction is shockingly phlegmatic.



      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.



        As hunger wrecks havoc in arid Masvingo province, some desperate and starving villagers in Chikombedzi in the Low-veld district of Chiredzi are giving their daughters away in marriage for as little as ten bags of maize each to elderly businessmen.

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        Ugandan Capital Markets Authority has suspended Zimbabwean Investment Bank ReNaissance Capital Limited Uganda and blacklisted two Zimbabwean stokebrokers for improper conduct on the market.


        Local club poses as national team.Imagine European soccer champions, Barcelona turning up for a friendly against France wearing the Spanish kit? Unimaginable of course, but it happened with Zimbabwe soccer! Malaysia hosted "Zimbabwe" in an international friendly, recognised by Fifa, last Saturday

        New arrival on the local music scene, Rose Nemapare-Mambo, has re-defined the meaning of gospel music with her latest release, Mazuva.

        Harare Girls High School may fail to open for lessons next week after Harare City Council condemned an ablution block and advised school authorities to suspend classes until the toilets are repaired.

        A Chegutu white farmer Mr Colin Cloete has unilaterally converted a tennis court at Selous Sports Club into a tobacco nursery, sparking outrage from indigenous farmers who want to use the recreation centre as a platform to exchange notes on farming activities.

        Speakers: Jona Gokova (Crisis Coalition), Netty Musanhu (Musasa Project), 3rd Speaker TBC: Chaired by Sally Dura


        Zanu (PF) supporters here severely beat up a man last week and forcibly evicted him from his home as punishment for not backing President Robert Mugabe’s party.