Migrant Dodges 100 mph Trains, 400 Surveillance Cameras ‘In 30 MILE Channel Tunnel To Kent

Migrant Dodges 100 mph Trains, 400 Surveillance Cameras  ‘In 30 MILE  Channel Tunnel To Kent

A SUSPECTED illegal immigrant allegedly walked almost the whole way through the Channel Tunnel from France – with British police picking him up HALF A MILE from Kent. The Sudanese man was arrested by police at the mouth of the rail link near Folkestone in the shocking incident. He would have had to dodge about 400 surveillance cameras on his “highly dangerous” journey. He was taken to custody on Tuesday – a day after migrants…

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‘Welshman Ncube’s MDC Behaves Like Zanu-PF’, Says ‘Iphithule Maphosa’ Of Zapu

The Dumiso Dabengwa-led Zapu yesterday accused Zimbabwe’s opposition political parties of lack of commitment in working together to challenge President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF and solve some of the country’s biggest problems. Zapu said it was dismissing the possibility of a grand coalition given the ambivalence shown by their colleagues. “The party has noted with concern the unfaithfulness and untrustworthy behaviour that is usually shown by those parties and organisations we have sought to work with…

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Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

HARARE: Police on Wednesday sabotaged a demonstration organised by lobby group, the Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI), against President Robert Mugabe’s “misrule” which has caused the “suffering of citizens”. The youthful organisation had planned to march from the capital’s Market Square bus terminus to Parliament where they intended to hand over a petition. “We approached the police, their Police Internal Security intelligence (PISI) last week and handed over our application for the march as required…

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12 years Jail For Lalapanzi Man ‘Jealous Mugariri’ (22) For Breaking Mother’s Arm & Stabbing Friend With Spear

12 years Jail For Lalapanzi Man ‘Jealous Mugariri’ (22)  For Breaking Mother’s  Arm & Stabbing Friend With Spear

Lalapanzi: A 22 year old man has been jailed for an effective 12 years after he broke his mother’s arm and stabbed his friend with a spear in the stomach. Magistrate, Morgan Nemadire slapped Jealous Mugariri with 15 years in prison after convicting him for attempted murder but suspended three years for five years on condition of good behavior. Prosecutors had told the court that on February 15 this year, at around 8.30PM, Menson Jemwa…

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Tsvangirai & MDC-T Reinstate Gift Banda As Bulawayo Chair Despite High Court Barring Him From Post

Tsvangirai & MDC-T Reinstate Gift Banda  As Bulawayo Chair Despite High Court Barring Him  From Post

THE MDC–T and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai are facing contempt of court charges following the party’s recent decision to reinstate deputy mayor, Gift Banda, as the party’s substantive Bulawayo provincial chairperson despite a High Court ruling barring him from holding the post. Banda was controversially elected the party’s Bulawayo provincial boss in 2013 but his tenure was short-lived after main rival in the contest Mzilikazi Senator Matson Hlalo successfully challenged his election at the High…

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Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

Zimbabwe Government Orders Probe On Land Barons Illegally Selling State Land

GOVERNMENT has intensified war on land barons, politicians and cooperative chairpersons illegally selling State land to unsuspecting home seekers and has instructed police to start the probe into such land deals. Addressing journalists yesterday, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, said Government had noted that a number of barons had emerged over time. “The position of Government is that it has to stop forthwith, we are now invoking the law….

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‘We Will Now Install Tollgates In Urban Centres , If You Dislike Them, Don’t Come To Town!’-Obert Mpofu.

‘We Will  Now Install Tollgates  In  Urban Centres , If You Dislike Them, Don’t Come To Town!’-Obert Mpofu.

THE government will not go back on its planned urban tolling project despite protests by motorists, Transport and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu has said. Speaking at the 2015 National Driver of the Year competition awards ceremony in Bulawayo on Sunday, Mpofu said the urban tolling project had received overwhelming support from some provinces in the country and the government would “soon” start installing them. “Those travelling on major roads want tollgates,” said Mpofu. “Only…

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‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

ZIMBABWEANS, already reeling from a crippling economic meltdown, are facing widespread food shortages that are likely to reach unprecedented levels. At least 16% of the country’s estimated 13 million population faces food insecurity, especially in rural areas, a regional food security watcher has said. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) in its latest update, said hunger is already stalking poor Zimbabweans particularly in the southern parts of the country. “Rural food insecurity for the…

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‘Finance Minister Chinamasa Is Mediocre And Economically Illiterate’-Tendai Biti

‘Finance Minister Chinamasa Is Mediocre And Economically Illiterate’-Tendai Biti

FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti has hit out at successor Patrick Chinamasa for allegedly failing to detect the real causes of the country’s economic catastrophe when presenting in his mid-term fiscal policy review statement last Thursday. In the statement, Chinamasa revised the country’s revenue projections for 2015 to $US3,6 billion, down from $US3,99 billion while estimating government expenditure to hit US$4,1bn by the end of the fiscal year. The downward revision followed tax collector, ZIMRA’s…

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US Airlines Ban Transporting , Hunters’ Big-Game’ Trophies’ After Uproar Over Cecil The Lion

Three U.S. airlines have announced they will no longer allow hunters to bring their big-game trophies on flights amid the recent uproar over an American who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe. American joined Delta and United Airlines Monday in refusing to permit certain animal trophies aboard. Effective immediately, American said it “will no longer transport buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion or rhino trophies,” in a tweet American Airline ✔@AmericanAir Effective immediately, we will no longer transport buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion or rhino trophies….

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