Man Sets Self Alight & Dies At Magistrate’s Home Over Pending Maintenance Ruling’

Man Sets Self Alight & Dies At Magistrate’s Home Over Pending Maintenance Ruling’

CHIVI: A 32-year-old man doused himself with petrol and set himself ablaze at the magistrate’s house the day he was supposed to be sentenced for defaulting maintenance payment, police have said.Provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Nkululeko Nduna said Musiiwa Matembe was supposed to appear before Chivi magistrate Bishard Chineka last week after defaulting in paying $50 maintenance to his ex-girlfriend Instead, Matembe decided to head to Chineka’s residence where he handed a note to the…

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Lion (Cecil) Killer, Dentist ‘Walter J. Palmer’ Convicted Poacher, Wisconsin Federal Court (2008)

THE US big game hunter who has admitted killing the human-friendly Hwange National Park lion named ‘Cecil’ was convicted for poaching by the federal court in Wisconsin in 2008. Walter J. Palmer, 55, a dentist in Minnesota issued a statement Tuesday admitting he killed the lion with a bow and arrow, but said he regrets what he did and believed that his guides were leading him on a legal hunt. This was after a London…

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Gvt ‘To Suspend EU re-engagement & Cease Opposition Funding Over ‘MDC T /EU Block Alliance’

Gvt  ‘To Suspend EU re-engagement & Cease Opposition Funding Over ‘MDC T /EU Block Alliance’

A visit to Europe by top opposition MDC-T officials appears to have put some noses in the Zanu PF administration out of joint. Information ministry secretary George Charamba who also doubles as President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson told the state media that Harare could suspend re-engagement with the European Union (EU) over the bloc’s alliance with the MDC-T. In addition, Charamba also warned that the government would scrap State funding of political parties if the MDC-T continued…

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Muammar-Gaddafis Son ‘Saif Alislam’ Sentenced To Death By Libya Court

Tripoli: A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to death on charges related to killings during the 2011 uprising. The Criminal Court in the capital, Tripoli, also sentenced to death Gaddafi’s prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi and former intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi. The three were convicted of “genocidal crimes,” including incitement to the killing of peaceful protesters, enlisting mercenaries, and setting up armed militias to quell the…

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Obama Urges African Union “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Obama Urges  African Union  “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent’s ‘Big Men’, telling them they should quit when their time was up – especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining African reformists who demand term limits be observed, the U.S. president was lining up squarely against entrenched leaders from Congo Republic to Rwanda and Burundi who are intent on extending their…

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‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe A.W.O.L!

‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe  A.W.O.L!

US President Barack Obama is addressing the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, on the last day of his trip to East Africa. He is the first US leader to deliver a speech at the 54-member body, with security and action against terrorism likely to dominate the agenda. Welcoming him, AU commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that “we claim you as one of our own”. This AU address marks the climax of Mr…

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Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives Employers Right To Withdraw Allowances & Benefits’

Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives  Employers  Right To Withdraw  Allowances & Benefits’

THE Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has made another landmark labour ruling giving employers the right to withdraw employees’ allowances and benefits saying these were not a right or entitlement. This comes barely 14 days after the same court gave the employer the right to terminate workers’ contracts and offload them at three months’ notice without having to pay retrenchment packages. In a judgment delivered at the Supreme Court, in a matter involving the National Railways…

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‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’, Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter Has Died

‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’,  Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter  Has Died

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was “finally at peace in the arms of God”. Brown was discovered unresponsive in a bathtub on 31 January and placed in a medically induced coma. She never regained consciousness. She was moved to a hospice in the city of Duluth, Georgia, a month…

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Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out Mutasa/Mujuru

Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out  Mutasa/Mujuru

Mutare:The newly formed Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader, Elton Mangoma, has ruled out any possibility of joining forces with politicians who were sacked by Zanu PF, saying their hands were dripping with blood. Mangoma, who formed his party after a fall out with ex- finance minister Tendai Biti in their MDC Renewal project, said the likes of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Zanu PF National Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa have blood…

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Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Former information minister and Zanu PF MP for Chegutu East Webster Shamu has gone back to school as his political career dwindles. Shamu, the former powerful political commissar and cabinet minister for years, has enrolled at Midlands State University for a masters degree in marketing, probably to improve his curriculum vitae. On Saturday, Shamu was at MSU for orientation with other post-graduate students and this means he may miss a number of parliamentary sessions this…

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