ZANU PF DEFENDS PEACE AWARD TO MUGABE THE ‘GLOBAL ICON’, BY CHINA.

ZANU PF DEFENDS PEACE AWARD TO MUGABE THE ‘GLOBAL ICON’, BY CHINA.

The ruling Zanu PF party has defended the Chinese award given to President Robert Mugabe last month saying the 91-year-old is a global icon and dismissing as “jealous” those critical of the accolade. Mugabe was conferred with the Confucious Peace Prize; China’s counter to internationally acclaimed and Norwegian funded Nobel Peace Prize for being a “fighter for peace in Zimbabwe and across the African continent”. The veteran strongman reportedly fought off competition from other contenders…

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Chief Chiduku Urges People Not To Report Child Marriages, Because ‘Its Against Local Culture’

Chief Chiduku  Urges People Not To Report Child Marriages, Because ‘Its Against Local Culture’

MAKONI: A traditional leader last Thursday surprised an anti-child marriages meeting when he openly discouraged reporting of perpetrators to the police saying this was against local culture. The chief also said waiting for girls to reach 18 before they are married off was mot “practical” as the economy was tough and marriage was a way out of abject poverty for many poor families. Chief Chiduku was speaking at a community dialogue held in the district…

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’11 Pupils At Brethren In Christ,Church-Run Khumbula High School In Sex Storm’

’11 Pupils At Brethren In Christ,Church-Run Khumbula High School  In Sex Storm’

BRETHREN-IN-CHRIST church-run Khumbula High School in Tsholotsho has been caught in a sex storm after 11 pupils were caught pants down in the girls’ dormitories. The incident comes amid allegations that three teachers at the school were also in sexual relationships with three pupils who are all suspected to be pregnant. A priest at the school reportedly bust the 11 pupils having a nice time two weeks ago. During investigations, the three teachers (names supplied)…

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Mugabe and Jonathan Moyo Have Created Zimbavha’s And Destroyed Zimbabweans!

Mugabe and Jonathan Moyo Have Created Zimbavha’s And Destroyed Zimbabweans!

MUGABE’S RUINING PARTY HAS CREATED A NATION OF FILTHY RICH MULTIMILLIONAIRE ZIMBAVHAS, ‘THIEVES’ WHO MASQUERADE AS ZIMBABWEANS OR A LEGITIMATE REGIME. Ok lets agree, it is wrong for the people to wish for a fellow Zimbavha, sorry, typo error, Zimbabwean, ‘Mugabe’s death, yet most understandable too. I will always argue that some people in different parts of the world including Zimbabweans, whilst not necessarily angels, attempt to uplift themselves from their evil ways and seek…

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‘Debt, Lack Of Recovery Plan Is The Problem, Not Sanctions’-Welshman Ncube

‘Debt, Lack Of Recovery Plan Is The Problem, Not Sanctions’-Welshman Ncube

THE problems inhibiting Zimbabwe’s recovery have nothing to do with sanctions but the over $10 million debt overhang that Zimbabwe owes international financial institutions and the Zanu PF government’s failure to come up with a proper plan to revive the economy. This was said by MDC leader Welshman Ncube while addressing journalists at the Bulawayo Press Club on Friday. Ncube said the sanctions mantra was a fallacy that had outlived its justification for economic decline,…

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National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Renews Onslaught On Rights Lawyer ‘Beatrice Mtetwa’

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Renews Onslaught On Rights Lawyer ‘Beatrice Mtetwa’

THE National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has filed a court challenge against the acquittal, two years back, of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) board chairperson Beatrice Mtetwa. Mtetwa’s acquittal followed a high profile trial which drew local and international condemnation after she was charged with the obstruction of justice. ZLHR spokesperson Kumbirai Mafunda confirmed the new developments to NewZimbabwe.com. “Acclaimed human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa who is also our board chairperson will be appearing in…

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J.Nkomo Airport Substandard Despite US$25mln Upgrade’-Transport Minister Joram Gumbo

J.Nkomo Airport Substandard Despite US$25mln Upgrade’-Transport Minister Joram Gumbo

TRANSPORT Minister Joram Gumbo has lamented the state of Joshua Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo, saying the facility is substandard despite a costly upgrade that has dragged on for over a decade. The project, which has so far gobbled up US$25 million, still needs in excess of US$13 million to complete outstanding work despite its commissioning in December 2013. The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe has said it is failing to raise the required US$13…

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‘UK Cops Seek Rapist Thought To Have Escaped To Zimbabwe’

‘UK Cops Seek Rapist Thought To Have Escaped To Zimbabwe’

BRITISH detectives trying to trace a care worker accused of raping a female patient at an NHS psychiatric unit are focusing their inquiries on Zimbabwe, it has emerged. A warrant for the arrest of Bester Mashayamombe, 51, was issued when he failed to appear before Plymouth magistrates on 7 October. The alleged attack happened at the Glenbourne unit in Plymouth, Devon. Mashayamombe, from the city, is also accused of sexual assault by touching. The BBC…

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‘The whole Country Is On standby. We Are Just Waiting For Him To Die’-

‘The whole Country Is On standby. We Are Just Waiting For Him To Die’-

Harare (dpa) – The broad avenues lined with lilac trees in the Zimbabwean capital Harare show no images of 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe, but his presence towers over the southern African country he has ruled for 35 years. “The whole country is on standby. We are just waiting for him to die,” said Evans, a taxi business owner. Complaints abound about Mugabe’s authoritarian rule, which is seen as having ravaged what was once one of…

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Parirenyatwa Should Return The Clandestinely Obtained PSMAS US$100k And Resign

Parirenyatwa Should Return The Clandestinely Obtained PSMAS US$100k And Resign

  Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa should return the $100 000 advance payment that was unprocedurally made to him by Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) last year and resign from holding a public office, the society’s members and service providers have said. While investigations by The Herald yesterday showed that capitation no longer exists in the medical insurance industry, particularly with PSMAS which is sitting on debt in excess of US$140…

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