‘State Security & Gvt Officials, Loot Bulk Of Grace Mugabe Donations To Chimanimani Villagers’

ZANU-PF supporters and legislators in Manicaland yesterday claimed the bulk of goods donated by First Lady Grace Mugabe during her tour of Chimanimani in the province last Thursday, were looted by State security agents and other top government officials, leaving the intended beneficiaries – the villagers – with nothing to take home. According to NewsDay, Grace donated various goods – which included 25 000 litres of cooking oil, 3 000 bars of washing soap, 3…

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‘Zanu PF Matebeleland Victory Comes With Upsurge In Unemployment Nationwide’-Discent Collins Bajila

MDC led by Welshman Ncube’s member Discent Collins Bajila has said the inroads gained by Zanu PF winning most parts of Matabeleland South and now gaining seats in Bulawayo has come with an upsurge in the joblessness in the country. Bajila said on 12 October 2015 it marked a full decade since the split of MDC. “The dream of a prosperous Zimbabwe was deferred,” he said. “Today (12 October) ZANU ( PF ) has full…

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Harare Council Police In Violent Clashes And Running Battles With Vendors

Photo by Kumbirai Mafunda HARARE municipal police officer and vendors engaged in running battles on Monday leaving one officer serious injured. The municipal police officer was identified as Pamela Chitendo. However, vendors denied the allegations of beating up metro police officers, saying Chitendo was attacked by some “spiritual forces” after confiscating their wares along First Street and Nelson Mandela Avenue. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights spokesperson Kumbirai Mafunda witness the incident. He wrote “It’s simply…

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‘Arrest Parents Of Child Brides’- Health And Child Care Minister-David Parirenyatwa

‘Arrest Parents Of Child Brides’- Health And Child Care Minister-David Parirenyatwa

PARENTS of children forced into early marriages should be arrested to help curb the scourge, Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has said. Speaking at Mahusekwa near Marondera last week, Dr Parirenyatwa challenged chiefs and other traditional leaders to fight against early child marriages in rural areas. Stiff penalties should also be imposed on perpetrators, including parents who allow their children to be forced into such unions. “Traditional leaders have a pivotal role in…

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‘Zanu PF Incompetence Cause, Girl Child Poverty, School Dropout, Fuelling HIV’-MDC

‘Zanu PF Incompetence Cause, Girl Child Poverty, School Dropout, Fuelling HIV’-MDC

THE incompetence of the Zanu PF regime, epitomised by the failing economy is driving the girl child into poverty leaving many exposed to sexual abuse, the opposition MDC party has warned. President Robert Mugabe’s party has been in power for 35 years since independence in 1980 but the country has grappled with a serious economic crisis over the past decade and a half. The Welshman Ncube-led party said Zanu PF’s continued stay in power has…

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‘Four Bulawayo Sixth Form, Foundation College Students Arrested For Murder’

‘Four Bulawayo Sixth Form,  Foundation College Students Arrested For Murder’

POLICE in Bulawayo have arrested four Sixth Form Foundation College pupils in connection with the murder of a man from Nkulumane suburb who they allegedly pounded with a brick, fracturing his skull. Tsepo Phosa, 19, Zangelo Thebe, 20, Donald Musona, 21 and Mthulisi Sibanda, 21, were arrested on Sunday for the gruesome killing of Vengai Clayton Muza, 27. Muza died on the spot while his friend Brannon Moyo, 29, was left unconscious following the brutal…

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Bulawayo Lupane Bus Passengers , Panic As Zim Woman’s Snake Pops Out Of Suitcase

Bulawayo Lupane Bus Passengers , Panic As Zim Woman’s Snake Pops Out Of Suitcase

COUNTRY bus travelers from Bulawayo to Lupane screamed for help in panic when a  snake peeped out of a suitcase for some fresh air. According to a source that was aboard the chicken bus (name supplied) a woman in her early 40s had with her, a black suitcase which she constantly checked on probably concerned about her package. Her antics caught the attention of nearby passengers of the 70-seater bus. She would zip and unzip…

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Zhuwao Warns, ‘Indeginisation Levy Will Go Ahead!’

Zhuwao Warns, ‘Indeginisation Levy Will Go Ahead!’

MUGABE’S NEPHEW, ‘ZHUWAO’, WARNS COLLEAGUES, PROPOSED INDEGINIZATION LEVY WILL GO AHEAD, AS HE RUBBISHES POLICY REVIEW SUGGESTIONS BY CABINET   Patrick Zhuwao the Youth, Indigenization and Economic Empowerment minister, who is President Robert Robert Mugabe’s nephew, yesterday warned his Cabinet colleagues “who dine and wine at embassies” that their endeavors to block his proposed indigenization levy were bound to fail.   Addressing a Zanu-PF provincial co-coordinating committee meeting in Chinhoyi, Zhuwao took a swipe at…

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Zanu PF Minister, ‘Nyasha Chkwinya’ Distributes Sex Enhancing Pills At Rally

Nyasha Chikwinya Women Affairs minister last Saturday brewed a shocker as she distributed sex-enhancing tablets at Zanu-PF campaign rally in Gokwe-Nembudziya where she emphasized on increased sexual activity among couples. Chikwinya who was the guest of honour at the rally, ordered youths to leave the meeting after her address and started distributing the pills to elderly men and women. After giving them instructions for use, Chikwinya started distributing the blue pills with the help of…

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Old Nic Mine Lift Operator Reduced To Pulp As, Cage, Jams Then Plunges 200 Metres

Old Nic Mine Lift Operator Reduced To Pulp As, Cage, Jams Then Plunges 200 Metres

A WORKER at Old Nic Mine in Bulawayo was crushed and reduced to a pulp when an underground cage he was operating jammed and plunged for about 200 metres. Dennis Gumbo, 53, was buried last Friday at his rural home in Mberengwa following his death on Monday last week at about 8PM. Gumbo’s body was retrieved at about 1PM the following day. Workers who spoke to The Chronicle said the cage Gumbo was operating was…

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