Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

  At least six people have been killed in clashes between Islamist protesters and police in Egypt’s capital Cairo. The clashes happened after prayers marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan The violence broke out during demonstrations in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and the banned Muslim Brotherhood after prayers at the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The authorities blamed unknown assailants for firing on the march. But the Muslim Brotherhood…

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Mugabes, The ‘Source Of Zimbabwe’s Misery’, Seek Donations For Grace’s 50th Birthday

Mugabes, The ‘Source Of Zimbabwe’s Misery’, Seek Donations For Grace’s 50th Birthday

Festivities are being planned to mark First Lady Grace Mugabe’s 50th birthday next week, five months after a lavish birthday bash was held to celebrate her husband’s 91st. Organisers are asking sponsors to “celebrate this important milestone” in the First Lady’s life by making “generous cash donations” towards the Amai (Mother) Grace Mugabe Jubilee. “Well-wishers are invited to kindly donate in cash or kind towards any of [the] Charity organisations which Amai patronises,” said an advert…

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Mugabe’s Stance On Missing Itai Dzamara ‘Is Irresponsible And Unfortunate.’-Dzamara Family

Mugabe’s Stance On  Missing Itai Dzamara ‘Is Irresponsible And Unfortunate.’-Dzamara Family

The family of Itai Dzamara yesterday described President Robert Mugabe’s position on the missing activist as “irresponsible and unfortunate.” It said, despite all the statements and theories peddled by the government and Zanu-PF against their relative, they consider the State as their “primary suspect”. Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba was recently quoted saying, the government could not be blamed for the Occupy Africa Unity Square (an anti-Mugabe lobby group) leader’s disappearance. Charamba dismissed calls for Mugabe…

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Zimbabwe Gvt Summons French ambassador Laurent Delahousse Over Itai Dzamara Stance

Zimbabwe Gvt  Summons French ambassador Laurent Delahousse Over Itai Dzamara  Stance

Government yesterday summoned French ambassador Laurent Delahousse after he pulled a shocker on Tuesday by proposing a toast to MDC-T activist Itai Dzamara who was reported missing since March, accusing officials of abducting him. Sources close to the meeting said the Foreign Affairs Ministry, led by acting Secretary Ambassador Jonathan Wutawunashe, protested over the French envoy’s untoward act. Delahousse said in his disappearance, the former journalist had become a symbol and he would not let…

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Gen Chiwenga Takes Ex-wife To court Over Missing Guns

Gen Chiwenga Takes Ex-wife To court Over Missing Guns

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Guveya Chiwenga has taken his former wife, Jocelyn Mauchaza, to court accusing her of stealing two guns from his gun cabinet at his Borrowdale home.Mauchaza, 59, stole two rifles in 2010 after Gen Chiwenga left the home following a domestic misunderstanding, prosecutors said.It is alleged Gen Chiwenga did not return to the house until 2014 after Mauchaza was evicted following a High Court order. He discovered that the two…

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Gen Chiwenga Sues Ex- wife, Jocelyn Over Misssing Guns

Gen Chiwenga Sues Ex- wife, Jocelyn  Over Misssing Guns

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Guveya Chiwenga has taken his former wife, Jocelyn Mauchaza, to court accusing her of stealing two guns from his gun cabinet at his Borrowdale home.Mauchaza, 59, stole two rifles in 2010 after Gen Chiwenga left the home following a domestic misunderstanding, prosecutors said.It is alleged Gen Chiwenga did not return to the house until 2014 after Mauchaza was evicted following a High Court order. He discovered that the two…

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Makoni Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are Insensitive

Makoni  Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are  Insensitive

FORMER Zanu PF politburo member and cabinet minister Simba Makoni has lashed out at President Robert Mugabe over remarks made by his spokesperson that the veteran leader was not concerned by the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara. Makoni, who is leader of Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn party, was part of the opposition leaders who gathered over the weekend to pray for the safe return of Dzamara. The journalist-cum human rights activist went missing about four months ago after…

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Riots Erupt In Livingstone, Zambia In Protest Against Fuel Prices Hike

Riots erupted in Zambia’s tourist capital, Livingstone this week in protest against the government’s decision to hike fuel prices.  Business in the tourist capital came to a standstill on Wednesday as police fought running battles with protesting taxi drivers who damaged the vehicles of their colleagues who refused to join the demonstrations. Alarmed tourists scampered in all directions. The city, which is well known for its tranquillity and even recently co-hosted the UN World Tourism…

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Mugabes, ‘Wreck Bona’s Marriage’ By Pushing Her Towards Ministerial Or Diplomatic Post

Mugabes, ‘Wreck Bona’s Marriage’ By Pushing Her  Towards  Ministerial Or  Diplomatic Post

  HARARE – President Robert Mugabe’s number one child, Bona Nyepudzai’s tricky marriage to Simba Chikore, is allegedly on the brink of damage and possible collapse owing to secret plans by Mugabe and the First Lady Grace, to nudge their daughter into an influential political role in Zanu PF and government, The Telescope News reported. Speculation is now rife that Mugabe and his wife, are working to position Bona into earning a powerful political post,…

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Zimbabwe Is Nearly Two Decades Behind Other Nations In Most Aspects.-Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe Is Nearly Two Decades Behind Other Nations In Most Aspects.-Mnangagwa

  Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has conceded that Zimbabwe has fallen far behind other countries in terms of development saying the government needs to swallow its pride and review some controversial economic policies to attract foreign investment. He said government will have to literally bite the bullet for the country to catch up with its African peers adding that Zanu-PF government will bring back Zimbabwe to the table of nations. Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe also needed…

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