‘Gweru Blind Man Strikes Baby Dead With Walking Aid In Transport Fare Dispute’

‘Gweru Blind Man Strikes Baby Dead With Walking Aid In Transport Fare Dispute’

A blind Kwekwe man allegedly struck and killed an eight-month-old baby who was strapped to her mother’s back with his walking aid, a metal cane, following a dispute over $1 with a commuter omnibus conductor in Gweru, the Chronicle reported. Christopher Mafunganye, 32, of Extension 15/2 Mbizo, Kwekwe, appeared before Magistrate Judith Taruvinga facing a murder charge. Prosecutor Daniel Tapfuma told the court that on January 1, this year at around 3.30PM and at Ascot…

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Riots Erupt In Livingstone, Zambia In Protest Against Fuel Prices Hike

Riots erupted in Zambia’s tourist capital, Livingstone this week in protest against the government’s decision to hike fuel prices.  Business in the tourist capital came to a standstill on Wednesday as police fought running battles with protesting taxi drivers who damaged the vehicles of their colleagues who refused to join the demonstrations. Alarmed tourists scampered in all directions. The city, which is well known for its tranquillity and even recently co-hosted the UN World Tourism…

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Four Marines &One Gunman Shot Dead In Attack On USA, Tennessee Navy facility.

 Breaking News :   Four Marines , have been reportedly shot dead at a USA Navy Training Centre in the city of Chattanooga. Authorities have  now termed the attacks, acts of Domestic Terrorism,  as two military sites were attacked at the same time. The second attack occured at an Armed Forces Career Center, roughly seven miles away from the site mentioned above, though its yet to be confirmed whether or not the attacks were related. Authorities are yet to release names of…

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R.Malope, S.Ncwane,Lusanda , D. Fraser, H. Mhlaba In ‘August, Gwanda Music Show ‘

R.Malope, S.Ncwane,Lusanda , D. Fraser, H. Mhlaba  In ‘August, Gwanda Music Show ‘

South Africa queen of gospel music Rebecca Malope is making her way to the forgotten Matabeleland South capital of Gwanda at the end of August. Malope undoubtedly the biggest name in contemporary gospel music on the continent posted on her Twitter account that she will be performing at Gwanda stadium on the 28th and 29th of August 2015. This will be the first time that Malope will be performing in the town in her over…

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G40 Lobby For Grace To Succeed Mugabe Not Mnangagwa ‘The Hard Act To Sell’

G40 Lobby For  Grace To Succeed Mugabe Not Mnangagwa ‘The Hard Act To Sell’

In a move to meant to stop VP Emmerson Mnangagwa’s chances of ever becoming president, the G40 group are now said to be lobbying First Lady Grace Mugabe to succeed her husband, President Robert Mugabe. The G40 group is allegedly furiously pushing for Grace to become the next Zanu-PF leader as they feel that Mnangagwa is a hard sell to the electorate in 2018. Zanu-PF insiders said the pact between VP Emmerson Mnangagwa and First…

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Zimbabwe Is Nearly Two Decades Behind Other Nations In Most Aspects.-Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe Is Nearly Two Decades Behind Other Nations In Most Aspects.-Mnangagwa

  Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has conceded that Zimbabwe has fallen far behind other countries in terms of development saying the government needs to swallow its pride and review some controversial economic policies to attract foreign investment. He said government will have to literally bite the bullet for the country to catch up with its African peers adding that Zanu-PF government will bring back Zimbabwe to the table of nations. Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe also needed…

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Govt Failing To Cope With Rising Epilepsy Cases ,Begs For Help In Sourcing Drugs

HE director of Mental Health Services in the ministry of health Dorcas Sibanda Tuesday begged for support from well-wishers to assist the government source anti-epilepsy drugs. This comes at a time the government is struggling to cope with the rise in numbers of epilepsy cases in the country. At least 9 000 Zimbabweans are accessing treatment against an estimated 130 000 who need treatment. Sibanda told delegates during the Epilepsy Support Foundation (ESF) news conference…

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Tsvangirai Claims, Although Free Government House, He’s Denied Terminal Benefits & Cars

Tsvangirai Claims, Although Free Government House, He’s  Denied Terminal Benefits & Cars

OPPOSITION MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai enjoys free board at a $4 million government villa in the leafy bits of Harare. He took occupancy of the residency as prime minister during the coalition government and has remained there despite the end of that fractious arrangement with his pummelling by President Robert Mugabe at the 2013 elections. The MDC leader is not burdened with a mortgage or rentals for the property which was acquired for him by…

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French Ambasador To Zimbabwe ‘Laurent Delahousse’, wades into Dzamara saga

French Ambasador To Zimbabwe ‘Laurent Delahousse’, wades into Dzamara saga

French Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Laurent Delahousse proposes a toast to Itai Dzamara while flanked by Itai’s brother Patson (centre), Itai’s wife Sheffra and daughter Nenyasha during French National Day commemorations in Harare yesterday. – (Picture by Beauty Muchakazi) FRENCH ambasador to Zimbabwe Mr Laurent Delahousse yesterday paraded Itai Dzamara’s wife, child and brother during his country’s celebrations of the French National Day in Harare, saying he was abducted for his fight for freedom of…

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Inspector Precious Simangos Is The New Police Spokesperson For Bulawayo

Inspector  Precious Simangos Is The New Police Spokesperson For Bulawayo

Inspector  Precious Simango is the new police spokesperson for Bulawayo Metropolitan Province following the recent promotion and redeployment of her predecessor, Superintendent Mandlenkosi Moyo. Supt Moyo, who had been the police spokesperson for Bulawayo since August, 2007, has been deployed to the Provincial Training Wing in the city. The former police spokesperson said he was happy to leave the office to Insp Simango, an experienced media relations officer who once deputised him. “Insp Simango has…

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