‘Zimbabwe on brink of total collapse and bringing down the Southern Africa region’

‘Zimbabwe on brink of total collapse and  bringing down the Southern Africa region’

 Zimbabwe is teetering on the verge of total collapse and could drag the whole Southern African region into unprecedented chaos if President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu PF are not reined in soon, the main opposition MDC T led by former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has warned. Warming up to the idea of confronting Mugabe and Zanu PF head-on as suggested by liberation struggle stalwart Rugare Gumbo, the MDC T said yesterday that the…

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‘Zanu PF chase opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries’

‘Zanu PF  chase opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries’

ZANU PF supporters are allegedly chasing away political opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries in Harare, saying they now control the capital after the party won five parliamentary by-elections last week. The reports came at a time several losing independent candidates complained that Zanu PF supporters were harassing them even after the ruling party won all the 16 Parliamentary by-elections countrywide. In one incident five supporters of independent candidate Herman Karimakwenda were…

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Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) raises duty on all second hand cars

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)  raises duty on all second hand cars

  The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) unilaterally increased import duty on all second-hand motor vehicles with effect from last Wednesday.The move has resulted in duty for a wide range of motor vehicles increasing by between $200 and $400, while those importing top-of-the-range second-hand models are forking out more. Where importers used to spend at least $6 000, they now need $400 more. A ZIMRA official at Beitbridge Border Post said the changes sought to ensure…

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‘Sudan leader Al-Bashir must rot in jail’, says Julius Malema

‘Sudan leader Al-Bashir must rot in jail’, says Julius Malema

SOUTH Africa’s opposition EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will persuade other African states to make an about-turn on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, ensuring he “rots in jail”. Malema was speaking at his party’s Youth Day commemoration in Limpopo. Al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday before the North Gauteng High Court ruled that he should be arrested on the warrant issued by the ICC. As an ICC signatory, South Africa was obliged…

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Jonathan Moyo now on radar for Mugabe’s ruthless Zanu PF purges

Jonathan Moyo now  on radar for Mugabe’s  ruthless Zanu PF purges

Jonathan Moyo and his top ally Saviour Kasukuwere area about to be axed by their party President Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean reported. The publication claims that Moyo is the leader of a new Zanu-PF faction known as G40 (generation 40). Sources in the Politiburo said the two were being accused of denouncing Mugabe’s wife Grace who is also the party’s secretary for the women’s league. The sources said by his continued commenting in state media…

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Businessman Nyambirai’s, 3 farms invaded after instigation by Solomon & Joice Mujuru

Businessman Nyambirai’s, 3 farms  invaded  after instigation by Solomon & Joice Mujuru

BUSINESSMAN Tawanda Nyambirai has accused ousted former Vice-President Joice Mujuru and her late husband Retired General Solomon Mujuru of pushing him out of his three farms in Mashonaland East. In papers filed at the High Court seeking to repossess the farms that were acquired by some Zanu-PF officials with the blessing of the couple in 2002, Nyambirai claimed that his family and employees were subjected to intimidation and torture at the instigation of the Mujurus….

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Botswana dissapointed that Omar Al-Bashir fled arrest

Botswana dissapointed that Omar Al-Bashir fled arrest

Botswana yesterday said it was disappointed that Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir fled arrest in South Africa and poked holes on President Robert Mugabe’s claims that Africa does not want the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Botswana government said the African Union (AU) should assist the international community in seeking justice for victims of the genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region. A South African court ordered Bashir’s arrest on Monday, but Al-Bashir, who is wanted by the…

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‘Mugabe stops Mujuru prosecution because the evidence has dissappeared’

‘Mugabe stops Mujuru prosecution because the evidence has dissappeared’

President Robert Mugabe has ordered the state not to prosecute his former deputy, Joice Mujuru, for corruption because the incriminating evidence has disappeared. During her meet the people national rallies where she was campaigning for the Zanu-PF’s Women’s League post last year his wife Grace accused Mujuru of demanding 10% from foreign investors as a bribe. She further alleged that the ousted Vice President flouted tender procedures and defied government’s indigenisation policy by importing chickens…

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‘HIV+ve prisoners released to army & CIO to target and rape MDC-T supporters’

‘HIV+ve prisoners released to army & CIO to  target and  rape MDC-T supporters’

Zanu-PF used HIV-positive prisoners to rape female supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai during the 2008 presidential run-off period, insiders have claimed.Rape was used as part of the terror campaign against opposition supporters and was a closely guarded weapon involving the security sector. Prison sources told The Zimbabwean that an unknown number of prisoners was released after the March 2008 general elections and and unleashed on women who were…

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MDC-T top official, ‘Silas Matamisa’, dies

MDC-T top official, ‘Silas Matamisa’,  dies

The MDC T party National Spokesperson, Obert Gutu has stated that the MDC-T national executive commitee member Silas Matamisa passed away  at Chinhoyi provincial hospital on Wednesday morning. Obert Gutu stated that Silas Matamisa ,  a devoted party cadre and democrat who was deeply committed to the democratic struggle, was a  diabetes and hypertension patient,  a fine gentleman, well – respected and whose wise counsel and wisdom will be sorely missed. Mourners are gathered at B3318 Gunhill in Chinhoyi. Once,…

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