Bulawayo city council defies gvt June 26 deadline and tells vendors to stay put

Bulawayo city council defies gvt June 26  deadline and tells vendors to stay  put

THE MDC-T run Bulawayo city council is spoiling for a fight with Government after top officials told illegal vendors to ‘relax’ at their illegal sites. Bulawayo mayor Martin Moyo told hundreds of vendors at a stakeholders meeting today at the Small city hall that the June 26 deadline would be impossible for them to meet by providing legal vending sites. As such Moyo said vendors should ‘relax’ at their illegal sites while BCC “works out…

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Prosecutor general, Johannes Tomana rules out resigning-‘Handiende!!’

Prosecutor general,  Johannes Tomana rules out resigning-‘Handiende!!’

Under fire Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana has dug in his heels declaring he would not be haunted into resigning from his post following his alleged gaffe over the age of sexual consent. Tomana last week torched a fierce storm after he was quoted as saying children below the age of 16 could legally consent to sex and marriage. He indicated his statement had been misinterpreted and politicised to force him out of government but vowed…

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‘Grace Mugabe’s son ‘Russel Goreraza’ falsifies court submissions to escape jail’

‘Grace Mugabe’s  son ‘Russel Goreraza’ falsifies court submissions to escape jail’

First Lady Grace Mugabe’s first born son Russell Goreraza allegedly made misrepresentation at the Harare Magistrates Court over his marital status in a reported bid to walk away with a lenient sentence after being recently convicted of culpable homicide. Goreraza allegedly misled the court two weeks ago when he appeared before Harare provincial magistrate Vakayi Douglas Chikwekwe on a charge of fatally running over a city vagrant. However NewsDay claims that it has it on…

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Former soccer star – Charles Sibanda in Mpilo Central Hospital after car crash

Former soccer star  – Charles Sibanda in Mpilo Central Hospital  after car crash

Former soccer star of the year – Charles Sibanda survived a car crush on Sunday and is currently hospitalised at Mpilo Central Hospital. Information gleaned by Bulawayo24.com indicate that Sibanda, a How Mine player broke his ribs when a car he was in was involved in an accident along Nketa Drive in Bulawayo. This comes weeks after his former Highlanders team-mate Mthulisi Maphosa survived a horrifying accident after his car Honda CVR burst the front…

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‘Thomson Kachingwe’, Thomas Mapfumo’s former manager dies in Canada

‘Thomson Kachingwe’,   Thomas Mapfumo’s  former manager dies in Canada

Zimbabweans based in Canada are currently raising funds to repatriate to Zimbabwe the body of Thomson Kachingwe, a former manager of chimurenga music legend Thomas Mapfumo who passed away in Toronto on May 31. The body of the veteran 61-year-old music personality is expected to be flown to Zimbabwe next week. Kachingwe, who managed the Blacks Unlimited soon after independence, chauffeured reggae legend Bob Marley after his historic performance at Zimbabwe’s independence celebrations held at…

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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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’15 foreign trips since January-Mugabe runs Zimbabwe via social media’-Chamisa

’15 foreign trips since January-Mugabe runs Zimbabwe via social media’-Chamisa

Opposition MDC-T MP Nelson Chamisa has claimed that President Robert Mugabe is running the country through WiFi. Mugabe has made 15 foreign trips since he returned home from a one-month vacation in the Far East in January. Chamisa said Mugabe’s travels are worrying. “In as much as we have to be techno savvy as a nation embracing ITCs, it is unacceptable to have a Wi-Fi government governed by WhatsApp and Twitter hoping to deliver services…

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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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‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo  J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

Government has begun identifying roads for urban tollgates, and the first targets are Harare’s Samora Machel Avenue and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo/Airport Road. Though the exact location of the tollgates is yet to be determined, it is understood these two were picked as they are trunk roads linking central Harare and other cities and towns. Information gathered by The Sunday Mail last week indicates the Harare tollgates will open before 2015 ends, and then more will…

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