Rwanda’s Intelligence Chief arrested at Heathrow under European Arrest Warrant.

Rwanda’s Intelligence Chief arrested at Heathrow  under European Arrest Warrant.

Rwanda’s  Director General of National Intelligence and National Security , who also, previously served as the deputy Commander of the African Union Peace Keeping force in Darfur, was arrested at Heathrow Airport  in London on   Saturday under a European Arrest Warrant. The 54-year-old General Karenzi Karake, is an official, wanted on war crimes charges, who is also a member of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), appeared  before London’s West Minster Magistrates Court where  he  was remanded in…

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Government digs in on pre-paid water meters, & disconnection of defaulters

Government digs in on pre-paid water meters, & disconnection of defaulters

GOVERNMENT has rallied behind local authorities, under fire for introducing a pre-paid water system on housing units, coupled with disconnections targeted at defaulting rate payers. Water and local government ministers last week took turns to defend the policy, insisting local authorities needed to be capacitated through rates to discharge their duties effectively. The two were asked by parliamentary backbenchers if the introduction of pre-paid meters and disconnections did not violate the constitution which guarantees the…

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Nigel Chanakira’s Kingdom Bank Africa Limited faces liquidation

Nigel Chanakira’s Kingdom Bank Africa Limited  faces liquidation

BOTSWANA’S central bank has been granted an order by the High Court in that country to liquidate Nigel Chanakira’s Kingdom Bank Africa Limited due to insolvency, the bank said on Friday. The Bank of Botswana announced that the period of temporary management of KBAL ended on May 18 and that due to insolvency, it had successfully applied for its liquidation at the High Court of Botswana and the order was granted on May 12. The…

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‘Tsvangirai won 2008, if he marched to statehouse he would have easily taken over’-Mutasa

‘Tsvangirai won 2008, if he marched to statehouse he would have  easily taken over’-Mutasa

FORMER intelligence minister Didymus Mutasa has revealed for the first time that the MDC-T actually won the 2008 election by a narrow margin. Mutasa told the South African Sunday Independent newspaper that Zanu PF people were so shocked by the result that he, as security minister, rushed to protect President Robert Mugabe at the State House. The former Zanu PF secretary for administration added that they were “absolutely shocked” and had Morgan Tsvangirai decided to…

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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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‘I knew nothing about gukurahundi as I was only, the speaker of parliament’-Mutasa

‘I knew nothing about gukurahundi as I was only, the speaker of parliament’-Mutasa

  FORMER intelligence minister Didymus Mutasa has revealed his disdain for VP Emmerson Mnangagwa who is widely seen as the engineer of the demise of the Joice Mujuru faction to which Mutasa belongs. Mutasa told the South African Sunday Independent newspaper that Mnangagwa never won an election. “He (Mnangagwa) never won an election for that post. Mugabe appointed him, and he is not popular. He can’t win elections,” said Mutasa. Mutasa also revealed for the…

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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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‘Brighton Matimba’, the MDC T coordinator of welfare department has died.

‘Brighton Matimba’,  the MDC T coordinator of welfare department  has died.

The MDC-T has official announced the death of its member Brighton Matimba who was the coordinator of welfare department in the party. The party through its official facebook page announce that It is with deep regret that it announces the death of  Matimba, the party’s head of the Welfare Department. “Matimba was a dedicated party cadre who served the MDC with distinction since 1999,” reads the post. “He was the key man in the provision…

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