‘Zim 13 million People, 75 Ministers : S.Africa 52 Million People 28 Ministers’ MP James Maridadi

‘Zim 13 million People, 75 Ministers : S.Africa 52 Million People 28 Ministers’ MP James Maridadi

Tafara Mabvuku MP, James Maridadi, has challenged political opponents not to blame non-existent enemies for the current economic mess, adding the country’s bloated cabinet was a huge burden to the fiscus. Maridadi was debating a motion in Parliament this past week in which Zanu PF legislators ascribed the crisis to the effects of Western imposed sanctions. But Maridadi said Zimbabweans should look no further than themselves as a huge chunk of the country’s wealth was…

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Over 300 Injured As Commuter Train Rear Ends Another Train In Johannesburg

A Commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa’s largest city injuring more than 300 people, an emergency services spokeswoman said. Nana Radebe, spokeswoman for Johannesburg Emergency Services, said 326 people were rushed to nearby hospitals with minor to serious injuries. No fatalities were reported. “For now we have removed people with minor to serious injuries, but none critical,” she said, adding that firefighters searched for commuters who may have…

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‘Convicted ‘Rapist’ And GVT Funds Looter ‘Lawrence Katsiru ‘ To Represent Marondera Central’

‘Convicted ‘Rapist’ And GVT Funds Looter ‘Lawrence Katsiru ‘ To Represent Marondera Central’

CONVICTED rapist Lawrence Katsiru has won the Zanu PF primary election and will represent the party in the Marondera Central parliamentary by-election set for 19 September. Katsiru, a sect leader for Johane Masowe weChishanu Apostolic Church (Marondera) made headlines in 2007 when he was sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a teenage church member. However, he was released in January 2008 by the High Court after the state conceded during an appeal that…

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Hwange, Jambezi Man, Zondani Ncube, )(32, Repeatedly Rapes Own Grandma,(95)

Hwange, Jambezi Man, Zondani Ncube, )(32, Repeatedly Rapes Own Grandma,(95)

HWANGE: A man from Jambezi in Hwange district has been dragged to court for allegedly raping his grandmother, aged 95, on three occasions. The alleged rape of the nonagenarian took place at her homestead between June 1 and July 5 this year. Zondani Ncube, 32, of Ndimakule Village in Mbizha area of Jambezi initially pleaded not guilty to three counts of rape when he appeared before Hwange regional magistrate Dambudzo Malunga on Thursday. Ncube shocked…

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MDC-T Says Mugabe And Zanu PF Finally Admit , Land Reform Was A Disaster

MDC-T Says Mugabe And Zanu PF Finally Admit , Land Reform Was A Disaster

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu PF party have finally admitted their controversial land reform programme was a disaster, the opposition Movement Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai said on Friday. The MDC-T was responding to reports that Mugabe’s government might hand back land to some white farmers whose farms were taken away from them during the height of the country’s land redistribution programme. MDC’s spokesperson Obert Gutu told News24 that Zanu-PF was “painfully”…

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Global Terrorism: Zimbabwean Muslims Claim To Be Harassed By Police

Global Terrorism: Zimbabwean Muslims Claim To Be Harassed By Police

THE police have recently been accused of harassing Muslims during the just-ended fasting month of Ramadan. According to Sheikh Anubi Twaibu, education officer for the Direct Aid Africa Muslims Agency, an NGO, Zimbabwean Muslims continue to face occasional harassment during Ramadan – a trend that he says has increased each year. “Ordinary Zimbabweans understand who we [Muslims] are and how we worship. “The problem is with law enforcement agents who believe all Muslims are linked…

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Drama as Bhasikiti ‘Arrests’ Female CIO Agent Who Had Trailed Him For Days

Drama as Bhasikiti ‘Arrests’ Female CIO Agent  Who Had Trailed Him For Days

Bhasikiti, once chided by President Mugabe for “belonging to the wrong basket”, a reference to a party camp fronted by ousted Vice President Joice Mujuru, believes his stalkers want to assassinate him for boldly suing the veteran leader for throwing him out of the party. photo-The CIO woman ‘arrested’ by Bhasikiti “They just want to now kill me for my court challenge against the party and the President. I think the whole motive is to…

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Zanu-PF Manicaland Youth League Chairperson Kelvin Manyengavana Is Suspended

Zanu-PF Manicaland Youth League Chairperson Kelvin Manyengavana Is  Suspended

A leaked tape of a meeting between a Politburo member and some youths has led to the suspension of Zanu-PF Manicaland youth league chairperson Kelvin Manyengavana following a vote of no confidence passed yesterday. He was suspended with immediate effect for gross violation of the ruling party’s constitution. The vote of no confidence was announced by his deputy, Mubuso Chinguno who was flanked by the secretary for legal affairs, Taurai Chiripamberi and secretary for security,…

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‘Mabvuku man, Aggagrey Chinyonga (29) Rapes 2 Minors: Claims Its Satanic Initiation’

‘Mabvuku man, Aggagrey Chinyonga (29) Rapes 2 Minors: Claims  Its Satanic Initiation’

A 29 -Year-Old Mabvuku man raped two minors on different occasions, forced them to swallow his semen and told the victims that the assault was part of an initiation into Satanism. Aggagrey Chinyonga (29), of 10954 New Stands in Mabvuku, told the victims that by raping them he was initiating them to be princesses of their cult. He added that he had been sent by their leader to rape young girls who would automatically join…

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Police Offer US$10 000 Reward For Information On Itai Dzamara’s Whereabouts

Police Offer US$10 000 Reward For Information On Itai Dzamara’s Whereabouts

Police have offered a reward of $10 000 to anyone with information on the whereabouts of journalist-cum-opposition activist Itai Dzamara as investigations into his disappearance intensify. Dzamara went missing on March 9 in Glen View 7, Harare. Police have been submitting fortnightly updates on investigations into the disappearance of Dzamara to the High Court and working closely with human rights lawyers in compliance with a court order issued in March this year. In a statement…

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