Zim Gays Criticise Parirenyatwa Over Remarks ‘Homosexuality Contributes To Rise In prison HIV’

Zim Gays Criticise  Parirenyatwa Over Remarks  ‘Homosexuality Contributes To  Rise In prison HIV’

Zimbabwean homosexuals have criticised Health Minister David Parirenyatwa over remarks he made recently that homosexuality contributed to increased HIV in prisons, a report said. Parirenyatwa told the state-owned Herald newspaper this week that the prevalence of HIV and Aids showed that people were jailed while already infected or that there was rampant homosexuality behind bars. In response, the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) said although they welcomed Parirenyatwa’s attitude towards opening a debate on…

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‘UK Based Zim Mechanic ‘Stabbed Zim Wife To Death At Home 2Weeks After Spouse Assault Clearance’

‘UK Based Zim Mechanic ‘Stabbed Zim Wife To Death At Home 2Weeks After Spouse Assault Clearance’

A MECHANIC allegedly stabbed his wife to death at her home two weeks after he was cleared of beating her up, a court in the UK heard this week. Shonhiwa “Gibson” Mazikana, 41, blamed Emily Munemo, 42, for the case and had asked a friend if he knew anyone who could “do the job for me”, Southwark crown court was told. On the day of the killing in January this year, Mazikana was due to…

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ZNA A Formidable Force Safeguarding Integrity, Sovereignty, Social & Economic Development.-Mugabe

ZNA  A Formidable Force Safeguarding Integrity, Sovereignty, Social & Economic Development.-Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has commended the defence forces for its role in being a formidable force that safeguards the country’s territorial integrity, sovereignty, social and economic development. President Mugabe was speaking at the National Sports Stadium in Harare in his keynote address at the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day celebrations. He paid homage to the Pakistan government for its military assistance which has always been…

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Three ‘Illegal Gold Panners Crushed To death In Midnight Rockfall At Geelong Mine In West Nicholson

Three ‘Illegal Gold Panners Crushed To death In Midnight Rockfall At Geelong Mine In West Nicholson

THREE gold panners were crushed to death at Geelong Mine in West Nicholson while the fourth one was seriously injured during an ill-fated search for gold in a 400 metre deep mineshaft. The bodies of the three men were retrieved yesterday at around 11AM following their death around midnight on Saturday. Three of the victims were brothers; two who died Bonnet Phiri, 39 and Milton, 35 and the only survivor Willard, 41, who suffered neck,…

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Bulawayo Activists Support ‘King Zwelithini, Chief Instigator Of Xenophobia’ Visit To Zimbabwe

Bulawayo Activists Support ‘King Zwelithini,  Chief Instigator Of Xenophobia’  Visit To  Zimbabwe

ACTIVISTS in Bulawayo have said they fully support the impending visit by King Goodwill Zwelithini to Zimbabwe even though he was named as the chief instigator of recent Xenophobic attacks in South Africa. In March, King Zwelithini reportedly made disparaging remarks against foreigners and called for their deportation from South Africa, saying it was unacceptable for locals to compete with foreigners for the few jobs available. This reportedly sparked a wave of attacks on foreigners…

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Victoria Falls Municipality CraftsNew Law, Banning And Criminalising Open Air Worship

Victoria Falls Municipality CraftsNew Law, Banning And Criminalising Open Air Worship

THE Victoria Falls Municipality which, a few months ago, announced plans to ban open space churches says it is crafting a by-law that would empower it to arrest those who disobey the order. A number of churches have sprouted along the highway on the buffer zone, which is reserved as an animal corridor forcing the council to take the bold step, which these church organisations have been ignoring. The council feels the proliferation of open…

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National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) Urges Action Against Mugabe’s Anti-People Policies

National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) Urges Action Against Mugabe’s Anti-People Policies

THE National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) says Zimbabweans should unite and protest against “anti-people” policies enacted by the President Robert administration. In a Heroes Day message Monday, the Professor Lovemore Madhuku-led political party cited the July 17 Supreme Court landmark judgment which gives the employers the right to terminate workers’ contracts on three months’ notice as one of the developments worth marching against. NCA also named the installation of pre-paid water meters in residents’ homes, which…

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‘Mugabe Insists ‘National Criminals Status Is Only For Zanu PF, Not For Opposition’-Correct!

‘Mugabe Insists  ‘National Criminals Status Is Only For Zanu PF, Not For Opposition’-Correct!

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has rubbished calls for transparency in the selection of national heroes, saying only his Zanu PF party has the mandate to decide who should be honoured. Speaking during the Heroes Day celebrations Monday, Mugabe said the honour is only for those “who were and are consistently loyal to the liberation cause” and have their “patriotism selfless” and “determination, never questionable or in any doubt, at any point in time”. “Often, I have…

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‘African Migrants Are Threatening Our Standard Of Living’- UK Foreign Secretary ‘Philip Hammond’

‘African Migrants Are Threatening Our Standard Of Living’- UK Foreign Secretary  ‘Philip Hammond’

Philip Hammond, the UK’s Foreign Secretary, has accused African migrants seeking a better life in Europe of undermining the continent’s “standard of living”. Speaking during a visit to Singapore, Mr Hammond said Britain’s “number one priority” was to find a way to make it easier to send would-be asylum seekers back where they came from, adding that Europe could not “absorb millions of migrants from Africa”. He told BBC News that in many cases migrants…

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Bulawayo Council , “Pro-Poor Policy”, Amending Vending By-laws & Accommodating Increase In Vendors

Bulawayo Council , “Pro-Poor Policy”, Amending  Vending By-laws  & Accommodating Increase In Vendors

Bulawayo City Council has started amending its vending by-laws to accommodate the increasing number of vendors and allow them to operate in the city centre. Bulawayo mayor Martin Moyo recently defied a government directive to drive away street vendors from the city centre, arguing that his council had a “pro-poor policy” and would find other ways of accommodating them without disturbing formal traders. “The process of preparing amended vending by-laws is already underway and these…

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