Human Rights Commission Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

Human Rights Commission  Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has said it was shocked to note that inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Prison are using the buckets to relieve themselves in their cells. “The commission was disturbed to hear and not that most cells had no toilets and inmates resorted to the use of buckets,” said ZHRC chairperson Elasto Mugwadi. “The bucket system is supposed to be considered archaic   in a developed and civilized society as our country.” Mugwadi made…

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Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares  ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa who was present when First Lady Grace Mugabe attacked Johannes Tomana over comments he made on young girls, says people should not take things at “face value”, adding the prosecutor general was “going no-where”. Tomana is in the eye of a storm over comments he reportedly made on the legal position relating to age of sexual consent. President Robert Mugabe’s wife, after weeks away from the glare of the public, reportedly seeking…

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‘Mugabe Never Presided Over Massacre, Not A Tyrrant, or to Blame for Zim Problems’ -Malema

‘Mugabe Never Presided Over Massacre, Not A Tyrrant, or to Blame for Zim Problems’ -Malema

The problems in Zimbabwe are not caused by its long-serving President Robert Mugabe but by “capital”, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaderRober said on Thursday. “President Mugabe is the only leader who knows for the real change to come, Africans will have to go through the necessary pain, exactly what Zimbabweans are going through now,” he told reporters in Johannesburg when asked about his relationship with Mugabe. “We don’t see what’s happening in Zimbabwe as anarchy. We…

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Bhasikiti’s Application Fatally Defective: Grounds Of Review & Relief Sought Not Stated!

Bhasikiti’s Application Fatally Defective:  Grounds Of Review &  Relief Sought Not Stated!

The Electoral Court has reserved its ruling over the application by ousted Zanu-PF Masvingo Provincial Chairman, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Chuma challenging his expulsion from the ruling party. Advocate Terrence Hussein argued that Bhasikiti had no right to be heard as he was in breach of rule 18 of the High Court which requires that any person who seeks to sue the President must get leave from the High Court before he does so to avoid frivolous…

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Gun Violence With Influx Of Unregistered Cooperatives Displaying Zanu-PF & ZIM Flags

Gun Violence With Influx Of  Unregistered Cooperatives Displaying Zanu-PF & ZIM Flags

Clashes between housing cooperatives in Harare South and Ruwa have continued unabated with the latest clashes resulting in members of the Solomon Mujuru and Shingiriro housing cooperatives clashing in a log fight resulting in a shooting which left a dog dead. According to the ZRP National Spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba, members of Ruwa’s Solomon Mujuru Housing Cooperative led by Cde Oswell Gwanzura and Cde Petronella Kagonye aligned Shingiriro Housing Cooperative this Thursday morning,…

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‘Saviour Kasukuwere Faces Arrest As Zanu-PF Hawks Feel Threatened By Him’

‘Saviour Kasukuwere Faces Arrest As Zanu-PF Hawks  Feel Threatened By Him’

It is understood that Mayor Justice Wadyajena, the chairman of the Parliamentary Porfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment is under pressure from Zanu-PF hawks that feel threatened by Saviour Kasukuwere.According to sources they want him investigated for his role in the Community Share Ownership Scheme with a view of causing his arrest.The committee has since asked Kasukuwere to appear before them and answer questions on how the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Scheme was…

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Dabengwa reveals ‘Rhodesian Air Force Plot To Blow Up Joshua Nkomo’s Plane’

Dabengwa reveals ‘Rhodesian Air Force Plot To Blow Up Joshua Nkomo’s Plane’

THE late Vice President Joshua Nkomo could have never seen independent Zimbabwe in 1980 had a plot to gun down his plane by the Rhodesian Air Force succeeded in 1979. VP Nkomo who died on this day 16 years ago was at the time travelling back to Zambia from a meeting in Maputo, Mozambique when the Rhodesian forces hatched a plan to intercept and shoot down the Zambian military plane he was travelling on. This…

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Grace Mugabe Attacks Prosecutor-General, Tomana’s ’12 year Old Girl Child Marriages’

Grace Mugabe Attacks Prosecutor-General, Tomana’s ’12 year Old Girl Child Marriages’

First Lady Grace Mugabe today condemned child marriages saying anyone advocating for 12 year old girls to get married are rapists and pedophiles. The First Lady was speaking during the ground breaking ceremony for the Macsheep Housing Scheme in Kadoma on Wednesday which was attended by vice presidents Phelekezela Mphoko and Emmerson Mnangagwa. The attack is being viewed as directed at Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana who was quoted as saying 12-year-olds could consent to sex. Grace…

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Madhuku’s challenge on Mnangagwa, Mphoko appointment dismissed with costs

Madhuku’s challenge on Mnangagwa, Mphoko appointment dismissed with costs

Of late, the  Con Court had successfully carved an impressive portfolio of positive image building across Zimbabwe as many people who were sitting and and  waiting anxiously for rulings in their cases where they were charged with offences, ranging from posting caricatures of Mugabe to insulting the president, were all suddenly  relieved to be set free without charge by the Constitutional Court. However this uplifting turn of events is suddenly on the down, after  the National Constitutional…

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Grace Mugabe Back On The Warpath Again, With Her Contoversial Rallies

Grace Mugabe Back On The Warpath Again, With Her Contoversial Rallies

  First Lady Grace Mugabe has resumed her controversial rallies today as she is currently addressing beneficiaries of a housing scheme in Kadoma.Vice Presidents Phelekezela Mphoko and Emmerson Mnangagwa  and Local Government minister  Ignatius Chombo are some of the noticeable top government officials in attendance. Last year, she embarked on countrywide rallies dubbed “meet-the-people tours” during which she unleashed acerbic attacks on Mujuru, accusing her of a host of offences chief among them being a…

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