“Marxism Is Very Profitable Indeed For Those Who Run It.” Background To Mugabe’s Palace

“Marxism Is Very Profitable Indeed For Those Who Run It.” Background To Mugabe’s Palace

The size of the house dwarfs by three times the size of State House, the home of the head of state and earlier British governors. Its interior decoration by South African, Arab and Chinese designers was being supervised by the then 81-year-old Mugabe’s then 40-year-old wife, Grace. Its size and expense raises the question of how Mugabe paid for it, since his annual salary until recently was only the equivalent of 44,000 dollars a year.  …

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Panicking Norton Passenger Grabs Steering After Tyre Burst & Kombi Rolls

Several people have been seriously injured after the commuter omnibus they were traveling on overturned, rolled and landed on its its roof towards  Norton. The commuter omnibus was reportedly heading towards Norton from Harare along Bulawayo – Harare Road when it burst its rear Tyre and veered off the road. An eye witness who also survived the accident with minor injuries said when the tyre burst, the driver was managing to control it only to…

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32 Die In Azerbaijan Offshore Oil Platform Fire

A still image from video footage shows an oil platform on fire in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, December 5.MEYDAN TV via Reuters TV/Reuters BAKU (Reuters) – Thirty-two workers have died after an offshore oil platform operated by Azerbaijan’s state energy company SOCAR caught fire in the Caspian Sea, the head of an independent committee said on Saturday. SOCAR declined repeated requests for comment from Reuters.  “According to our information, 32 workers died, while 42 workers…

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Two Midnight Racers In SA Registered Car Die In Bulawayo CBD Accident

Two Midnight  Racers In SA Registered Car Die In Bulawayo CBD Accident

TWO people died on the spot after the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a tree in Bulawayo’s Central Business District last Saturday. The incident happened at about 12 midnight as the pair was allegedly coming from Queens Sports Club where they had allegedly been drinking beer. They were travelling in a South African registered Opel Corsa. Thubelihle Dlodlo of Bellevue and Clifford Sibanda, from Hillside were allegedly drag racing when the accident occurred….

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Two Cops Die In Head On Collision With Haulage Truck On Gweru-Kwekwe Highway

Police officers examine the vehicle involved in a head on collision yesterday TWO police officers died on the spot while a woman was seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with a haulage truck on the outskirts of Gweru yesterday morning. The Mazda vehicle which was coming from Kwekwe, was being driven by one of the officers. The injured woman was rushed to Kwekwe General Hospital and her condition is…

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Unlicensed Kombi Driver (35) Who Knocked Down And Killed A Child, Appears In Court

Unlicensed Kombi Driver (35) Who Knocked Down And Killed A Child, Appears In Court

A 35-YEAR-OLD Harare man has been brought before the courts on charges of driving a commuter omnibus without a licence and knocking to death a child in Kuwadzana. Tafadzwa Mazorodze pleaded guilty to the culpable homicide charge and driving without a licence when he appeared before Mbare magistrate Stanford Mambanje yesterday. Magistrate Mambanje postponed the case to today for sentencing. The court heard that on September 27, Mazorodze was driving a Toyota Hiace along an…

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3Teens Arrested For Causing Accident That Killed 15 Mwazha Church Members

3Teens Arrested For Causing Accident That Killed 15 Mwazha Church Members

  Three boys from Mudzi who allegedly rolled two big stones into the middle of the Harare-Nyamapanda highway, causing the road traffic accident that killed 15 people last week, have been arrested.   The accused minors who are aged 12, 14 and 16 from Chief Nyamukoho’s area, were arrested by police in Kotwa after one of them reportedly confessed to causing the accident.   Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi yesterday confirmed the development, saying…

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Bus Ferrying Blakiston Primary School Grade 4 Pupils Rolls Over 3times In Kariba Makuti Area

A BUS ferrying Blakiston Primary School pupils from Harare for a field trip in Kariba was involved in an accident near Karoi on Monday morning, sending parents into panic, as social media networks broke the news.When NewsDay visited the school, restless parents and guardians were demanding clarification from authorities after learning of the news via several social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp.   Blakiston-Primary-School-overturned-bus   A school official, who declined to be named, confirmed…

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THREE JOHANNE MARANGE APOSTOLIC CHURCH MEMBERS STRUCK DEAD BY LIGHTNING IN MUDZI.

THREE JOHANNE MARANGE APOSTOLIC CHURCH MEMBERS STRUCK DEAD BY LIGHTNING IN MUDZI.

  Three members of the Johane Marange Apostolic Church were killed by lightning while at their church gathering in Munetsi Village under Chief Nyamukoho in Mudzi on Sunday.   Rachel Magasu (22), Emmanuel Magasu (2) and Cathrine Mavhengera (24), had gone to worship at a place popularly known as Masowe, when they were struck by a bolt of lightning while in the tent hiding from heavy rains that pounded the area on the fateful day….

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15 Die In Harare-Nyamapanda Highway Head On Collision

15 Die In Harare-Nyamapanda Highway Head On Collision

  15 people died yesterday in a road accident which occurred along the Harare-Nyamapanda road near Nyamuwanga shopping centre in Mudzi. National police spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident which occurred around 11.pm last night. She said the circumstances were that, a Mazda Bongo was travelling towards Mutoko with 23 members of the Mwazha apostolic sect on board. On approaching that 205 kilometer peg, the vehicle hit two stones that were mounted…

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