- ZNA Brighton Matura murdered his girlfriend Fungayi Tendayi and shot himself to death on Wednesday morning at Nyimo shopping centre in Sanyati.
- TWO MURDER ACCUSED INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING THE son of former Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya, Foster, died in a car crash on Wednesday night along the Gweru-Mvuma Road in an accident that also claimed the life of a popular Gweru gold baron who was awaiting trial for murder.
- JUST LIKE AT TSVANGIRAI'S FUNREAL IN 2018, TEMPERS ONCE AGAIN FLARED up from he rowdy, violent MDC youth in Gutu, when Khuphe, arrived to pay her last respects to the MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa was burying his late mother in Gutu on Tuesday.
- THE RULING PARTY ZANU-PF YESTERDAY SAID IT WOULD DEAL HARSHLY WITH THE PLANNED PROTESTS AGAINST PRESIDENT MNANGAGWA'S government on July 31, evoking memories of killings by the army of civilians in 2018 and January last year. "To Chamisa, we say don't be a coward, you are always never found in front. If you do whatever you are threatening, come to front and face the risks," Chinamasa challenged
- FOUR PRISONERS AND ONE PRISON OFFICER at Bulawayo Prison have tested positive for Covid-19 , visitors banned countrywide, with immediate effect .
Conflict and strife continue to bedevil the central African state of Burundi with the UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein raising warning flags over the escalation of violence coupled with chilling allegations of security forces behind the gang rape assaults on women, ethnic genocides and mass graves.
At the same time four ex generals have been sentenced to life in prison for their part in the failed, Burundi May coup, whilst nine others from both the army and police, were sentenced to 30 years in prison for their role and banned from holding public office for a period of 10 years.
The bloodshed was triggered by the President, Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term in office.
The convicted coup ‘strategists’, were charged and found guilty of being behind the failed coup, murdering security officers in the army and police along with members of the public and destruction of buildings.
In their defence, the convicted coup leaders gave the government’s brutal repression of anti- Pierre Nkurunziz’s government protests as justification for their defiance through the failed coup. By Sibusiso Ngwenya
photo-yahoo-Burundian protesters carry a man wounded in clashes with police in Bujumbura, on May 12 .