UK: Zim Man, A Soldier Charged With Murder & Firearms Offences Over Zim Nurse Death

UK: Zim Man, A Soldier Charged With Murder & Firearms Offences Over Zim Nurse Death

A Zimbabwean man has been charged with murder after a woman, also from Zimbabwe, died from knife wounds in a disturbance in Greater Manchester. Armed police were called to reports of gun shots being fired on Shawclough Way in Rochdale, at about 21:50 on Tuesday. Miriam Nyazema, 35, was found with stab injuries and treated by paramedics, but later died in hospital. Josphat Mutekedza, 35, was charged with murder and firearms offences when he appeared…

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US Investigates Walter Palmer Hunt, Over Cecil The lion’s Death

US officials have launched an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) said it was “deeply concerned” about the “tragic” death of Cecil the lion. Director Dan Ashe said they will “go where facts lead” but efforts to reach Walter Palmer have been unsuccessful. Mr Palmer says he thought the hunt was legal but two…

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‘9 000 People Dismissed Since Controversial Supreme Court Ruling’-Mugabe

‘9 000 People Dismissed Since Controversial Supreme Court Ruling’-Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe yesterday disclosed that at least 9 000 people have lost their jobs since the controversial Supreme Court ruling that gave employers the leeway to terminate contracts after giving three months’ notice. Mugabe told delegates at the inaugural Small To Medium Enterprises International Expo in Harare that labour laws will be reviewed because the ruling had “created problems for people”. “If the law is going to create problems for the people, that law…

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Overnight, 2000 Migrants Storm ’31 Mile Eurotunnel Channel’ Stretch France To UK

About 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel through the French terminal near Calais Monday night in an attempt to reach the United Kingdom, operator Eurotunnel said. Some of the migrants were injured, Eurotunnel France spokesperson Cecile Carreras told CNN. French authorities and Eurotunnel personnel were able to enter the tunnel and intervene The tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, runs 50 kilometers (31 miles) from a point near Calais, in northern France to…

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‘Theo Bronkhorst’ Who Organised Lion ‘Cecil’ Killing Expedition By ‘Walter Palmer’ Bailed

A professional Zimbabwean hunter was granted bail Wednesday on charges of “failing to prevent an illegal hunt” after he organised an expedition in which an American dentist killed a lion popular with tourists. The death of Cecil the lion triggered an outpouring of anger around the world after it was alleged that the beast was lured out of Hwange National Park and shot with a powerful bow and arrow. Theo Bronkhorst, wearing a green sleeveless…

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Rusape Man ‘Panganai Tangwena’, (27) Sentenced To 15Yrs jail For Sodomising Boy (18)

Rusape Man ‘Panganai Tangwena’, (27) Sentenced To 15Yrs jail For Sodomising Boy  (18)

RUSAPE: A Buhera man who sodomised a teenager, 18, has been slapped with a 15 year jail term by a local magistrate. Panganai Tangwena, 27, of Tangwena village under Chief Makumbe Buhera will, however, effectively serve 10 years behind bars after five years were suspended on condition of good behavior. Tangwena denied the charges but Livingstone Chipadze convicted him due to overwhelming evidence. Tangwena was not represented. Public prosecutor Tirivanhu Mutyasira said on August 31…

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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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