A grand opposition coalition could be announced “soon”, says Morgan Tsvangirai

A grand opposition coalition could be announced “soon”, says Morgan Tsvangirai

A GRAND opposition coalition could be announced “soon”, MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai revealed Saturday, adding that Zimbabweans “are on the brink of an exciting political moment”. However, other opposition stalwarts and former colleagues in the MDC, Welshman Ncube and Tendai Biti, have emphatically ruled out working with Tsvangirai who already has  some relationship with the likes of Simba Makoni of Mavambo Kusile. An alliance with Lovemore Madhuku’s NCA which was routed by Zanu PF in…

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’10 boys, aged between six and nine years, sodomised at Bulawayo, Western Commonage Police’

’10 boys, aged   between six and nine years, sodomised at Bulawayo, Western Commonage Police’

TEN boys from Western Commonage Police Camp aged between six and nine years were allegedly sodomised by a 12-year-old boy who stays in the same compound and his friends whose identities are unknown, this paper can reveal.Three of the abused boys reportedly spent three days indoors as they could not walk after sustaining serious injuries. The incident which occurred on Sunday, 14 June has been kept under tight wraps as the parents of the child…

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Statistics indicate that, one under 16 girl, is raped every 2 hrs in Zimbabwe

Statistics indicate that, one under 16  girl, is raped every 2 hrs in Zimbabwe

AT least one girl below the age of 16 years is raped every two hours in Zimbabwe, statistics have shown, amid widespread concerns over the escalating numbers of child marriages being recorded throughout the country. Data obtained from the National Aids Council (Nac) Gender and Workplace department, shows that an average of 392 female juveniles were sexually abused monthly last year, translating to an average of 13 girls having been raped daily. The data which…

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Woman testifies on how she lost, sight and got HIV in gang rape by five ‘Zanu-PF’ supporters

Woman testifies on how she lost, sight   and got HIV in  gang rape by five ‘Zanu-PF’ supporters

A 40-YEAR-OLD Buhera MDC-T follower has been condemned to living the rest of her life with the dreaded HIV which she contracted during a gang rape by five Zanu-PF supporters on the eve of the bloody presidential run-off election 2008.She was being punished for daring to support “the enemy”. The lean framed Christine Tinorirashe revealed her life-changing experience in front of hundreds of people, among them fellow political violence victims, who thronged Harare’s Anglican Cathedral,…

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‘Mugabe doesn’t care about war vets’ says former war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda

‘Mugabe doesn’t care about war vets’ says  former war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda

Firebrand former war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda has lashed President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu-PF party for allegedly failing to look after the welfare of former liberation war fighters. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News yesterday, Sibanda said the failure by the government to pay school fees for the children of war veterans was clear testimony that the nonagenarian and the ruling party did not care about the welfare of ex-combatants and…

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Zim businessman wrest control of his R4m Rolls Royce Ghost from SA authorities

Zim businessman wrest control of his R4m Rolls Royce Ghost from SA authorities

Zimbabwean businessman Frank Buyanga has thumbed his nose at South African authorities, including the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and the police, after wresting control of his R4 million Rolls Royce Ghost. This comes after a protracted four-year battle between the Pretoria authorities and the maverick businessman, and in which the posh car was controversially auctioned in March by Tom Moyane’s organisation. When the Auto Haus Car Hire (Auto Haus)-owned Rolls Royce was sold off…

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Pushing for either Mphoko or Mnangagwa to succeed me is another “Gamatox”-Mugabe warns!

Pushing for either  Mphoko or Mnangagwa to  succeed me is another “Gamatox”-Mugabe warns!

PEOPLE pushing for either one of the country’s two Vice-Presidents to become Zimbabwe’s next leader are creating another “Gamatox” phenomenon and must cease such divisive activities, President Mugabe has said.In his first remarks on succession post-Zanu-PF’s landmark 2014 National Congress, President Mugabe said he had received reports that party organs were polarising around VPs Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko. “Gamatox” refers to the factional putschist cabal fronted by disgraced former VP Dr Joice Mujuru who…

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Matebeleland, Bulilima villagers assault tribalists, who harassed Shona speaking villagers

Matebeleland, Bulilima villagers assault tribalists,  who harassed Shona speaking villagers

TWO notorious villagers from Bulilima who were recently embarrassed by community members for harassing Shona-speaking villagers have been each sentenced to 15 months imprisonment. Obvious Ncube (34) and Shalen Dumani (23) of Zuzaphi area attacked villagers who were at a business centre in protest over Shona-speaking people in the area. They also damaged property at a local businessman’s shop after accusing him of employing a Shona person as his shopkeeper. Disgruntled community members then stripped…

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’30 year old , woman axes mother in law , Mugabe , at Mugabe Bus Stop to death’ ‘

’30 year old , woman axes mother in law , Mugabe , at Mugabe Bus Stop to death’  ‘

A Hurungwe West woman allegedly axed her mother-in-law to death following an argument over why the former was not falling pregnant. Lingiwe Mugabe of Chinovhiringa Village under Chief Nyamhunga died at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare last week after the alleged axe attack by daughter-in-law Trish Kutadzaushe (30) on June 8, 2015. Kutadzaushe initially appeared before Karoi magistrate Obedience Matare charged with attempted murder a fortnight ago. That charge has been amended to murder following Mugabe’s…

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The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) , fight to assist, jailed journalist, ‘Patrick Chitongo’

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) , fight to assist, jailed  journalist,  ‘Patrick Chitongo’

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has embarked into a fight to assist the journalist jailed for operating an unlicenced newspaper. ZLHR communications officer Kumbirai Mafundasaid human rights lawyers on Friday 26 June 2015 filed a notice of appeal against the conviction and imprisonment of Patrick Chitongo, a freelance journalist, who was convicted and sentenced to serve eight months in jail for allegedly publishing an unregistered newspaper. Chiredzi Magistrate Tafadzwa Mhlanga on Tuesday 23…

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