US $4 million disappears from war veteran’s pension and education fund

US $4 million disappears from war veteran’s pension and education fund

Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime, has initiated an audit of the war veteran’s pension and education fund in an investigation that seeks to determine what has happened to a whopping US$4 million which disappeared from the Zimbabwe’s war veteran’s pension and education fund. Currently, there are indications that the war veterans are furious due to non disbursement of their monthly payouts and education allowances for some months, a situation explained by the lack of funds. War…

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Triangle, woman pregnant by disapora hubby’s brother, buried newborn baby alive

Triangle, woman pregnant by disapora hubby’s brother, buried newborn baby  alive

CHIREDZI: A Triangle woman was made pregnant by her husband’s brother and then killed the newly born baby by burying her alive to conceal the adulterous relationship, a local court heard last week. Josephine Tambudzai, 27, from Triangle, pleaded guilty to infanticide when she appeared before Magistrate Geraldine Muto. She was sentenced to 24 months in prison but 15 months were suspended on condition of good behaviour. Prosecutor Doubt Phiri told the court that on June…

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Kasukuwere awarded Brainworks gvt advisory, $100m deal , without tender

Kasukuwere awarded Brainworks gvt advisory, $100m  deal , without   tender

PRIVATE equity group, Brainworks Capital, expected  to earn a healthy $100 million when it was contracted to advise the government in its bid to force foreign mining companies to comply with the country’s indigenisation laws. The company was awarded the deal by a department in the empowerment ministry then headed by Saviour Kasukuwere without going to tender. “It’s not our duty to know whether there was supposed to be tenders or not,” Brainworks’ chief executive,…

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Two Zanu-PF, Matebeleland MPs, fight Plumtree businessman over mine

Two  Zanu-PF, Matebeleland MPs,  fight Plumtree businessman over mine

TWO Zanu-PF legislators in Matabeleland South are fighting to reverse a ruling barring them from conducting mining operations at Ndabankulu Mine in Kezi after the High Court ordered them to suspend mining activities after businessman and Plumtree Chiefs Football Club director Lovemore Sibanda accused them of grabbing the mining claims while he was in the process of registering them. MPs Madodana Sibanda of Gwanda North and Soul Ncube of Matobo South and their supporters are…

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Mugabe, Jonathan Moyo pressure Tomana over marriage to 12 year olds utterances

Mugabe, Jonathan Moyo pressure  Tomana over marriage to 12 year olds utterances

President Robert Mugabe has piled pressure on under fire Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana who suggested that  girls as young as nine could consent to sex and married at 12. Mugabe said child marriages cause irreparable damage to the growth of young people. Last week, Tomana sparked outrage when he said girls as young as nine could consent to sex and married at 12. On Saturday, Mugabe said government could soon outlaw any marriage with a person…

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‘South Africa’s Constitutional Court legalises adultery’

‘South Africa’s  Constitutional Court legalises adultery’

Johannesburg – For many years, if you cheated on your spouse in South Africa, you could end up being sued by the innocent partner. Not anymore. The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that adultery was no longer part of South African law. The judges ruled unanimously that a wronged spouse could no longer sue for damages, reasoning that marriage was based on the concept of two willing parties and it did not seem appropriate in…

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For Zimbabweans, ‘Insulting Grace is more dangerous than taunting Mugabe’

For Zimbabweans, ‘Insulting Grace is more dangerous than taunting Mugabe’

AT least 70% of politically motivated violence cases experienced since January emanated from Zanu-PF supporters’ intolerance for the public’s opinion on Grace Mugabe, a local human rights watch dog has said. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) siad Saturday that although it was “dangerous” in the yester-years to publicly denounce President Robert Mugabe this has not been the case since the beginning of the year. Instead, and in most cases, people reported being assaulted by Zanu-PF…

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‘To Zanu PF, May you never find peace’ Amos Midzi’s daughter on her dad’s death

‘To Zanu PF, May you never find peace’  Amos Midzi’s daughter on her dad’s death

FORMER cabinet minister and Zanu-PF provincial chairman Amos Midzi’s daughter took to social networking sites, spitting venom against the ruling party and the media for haunting her father into committing suicide. Vimbai Beverley Midzi, a media studies graduate who had an altercation with journalists at her father’s funeral is, according to insiders, alleged to have also temporarily stopped Zanu-PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere from paying his last respects at the family home in Mt Pleasant….

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Four Bulawayo suspects appear in court over R24m gold and copper heist

Four Bulawayo suspects appear in court over R24m gold and copper heist

FOUR people were arrested in Bulawayo last month, in connection with a R24 million gold and copper heist which made headlines in South Africa after police from that country seized a vehicle containing the minerals, while the suspects got away.The four suspects, who all reside in Bulawayo, are Tinashe Mpofu (28), Zimiseleni Masibi (47), Mduduzi Ndlovu (28) and Gloria Nhema (32).Mpofu is facing multiple charges for contravening various sections of the law. He was initially…

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‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

Government could soon outlaw any marriage with persons below the age of 18, President Mugabe has said. Mugabe said this in Harare yesterday amid national debate on court precedents allowing children as young as 12 years old to legally consent to sex and even marriage. Addressing child parliamentarians at the official opening of the 23rd Session of the Junior Parliament, which coincided with the Day of the African Child commemorations at Parliament Building, President Mugabe…

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