WHAT BRITAIN DID (and didn’t) ON GUKURAHUNDI genocide by Mugabe against Matebeleland and Midlands Ndebele’s

WHAT BRITAIN DID (and didn’t) ON GUKURAHUNDI  genocide by Mugabe against Matebeleland and Midlands  Ndebele’s

CONTRARY to allegations that Western governments “did nothing” when Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s army went on the rampage in the early 1980s, they may have helped prevent total slaughter. But they also taught him that he could calibrate the violence and get away with it.   Along a post-independence fabric liberally blotted with death and suffering, the Matabeleland killings of 1983-84 – also known as Gukurahundi massacres – remain Zimbabwe’s most glaring.   Thousands of…

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Zanu-PF acquires new Harare offices for Women’s League, will soon distribute some of news 365 cars procured for 2018 elections.

Zanu-PF acquires new  Harare offices for Women’s League, will soon distribute some of news 365 cars procured for 2018 elections.

Zanu-PF has acquired new properties in Harare for party archives and offices for the Women’s League, among other administration offices, National Secretary for Administration Dr Ignatius Chombo (pictured right) has said.   Speaking to party administrators and the Midlands provincial executive yesterday, Dr Chombo said Zanu-PF Headquarters was overwhelmed with activity and there was need to decentralise.   He said the new property was big enough to accommodate other administrative offices, including the party archives,…

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Ex bosses Patrick Chikumba and Grace Pfumbidzayi to serve seven-year prison terms for swindling Air Zimbabwe of US $10 million

Former Air Zimbabwe bosses Peter Chikumba and Grace Pfumbidzayi will now effectively serve seven-year prison terms imposed on them for swindling the airline of $10 million after the High Court yesterday dismissed their appeals.   Chikumba, who was the airline’s chief executive, and former company secretary Pfumbidzai, were found guilty of criminal abuse of office, but they were freed on bail pending appeal.   High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore yesterday dismissed the appeals by…

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Gweru man(26) fatally stabs ex-wife (22) who fled his abuse in November 2016 back to her parents in Mkoba 14

A 26-YEAR-OLD Gweru man allegedly fatally stabbed his 22-year-old ex-wife several times yesterday in Mkoba 14 suburb after dragging her out of her family house.   The incident which is now the talk of Gweru occurred at around 5:20AM yesterday when the suspected murderer Dignity Masvimbo of Harben Park suburb, Gweru, dragged his ex-wife Oripa Mashayamombe from the house and stabbed her several times in the neck, abdomen, head and arms and she died on…

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The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) urges members to respect High Court ruling which outlaws corporal punishment

The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) urges members to respect High Court ruling which outlaws corporal punishment, saying alternative methods of disciplining students should be introduced.   Speaking on the sidelines of the organisation’s 36th annual conference in Harare on Tuesday, Zimta chief executive officer, Sifiso Ndlovu said Zimbabwe had no option, but to align itself to world conventions that call for humane methods of disciplining children.   “We should look at the United Nations Convention…

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Zimbabwe diamonds financed ‘Nikuv’ 31/07/2013 ‘electoral fraud’ project

Zimbabwe diamonds financed ‘Nikuv’ 31/07/2013 ‘electoral fraud’ project

Mines and Mining Development secretary, Francis Gudyanga yesterday admitted making payments to companies reportedly linked to Israeli company, Nikuv International Projects   Gudyanga revealed this while testifying in the case of former Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) acting general manager, Richard Chingodza and his deputy, Hannah Chitate, who are facing fraud charges involving $600 000.   He told a magistrates’ court that he requested $575 000 from the MMCZ to finance the Minerals and…

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BUS ACCIDENTS IN ZIMBABWE: How many more lives must be lost before action is taken against offenders ,..I ask you?

The number of accidents and resultant death toll from bus accidents on Zimbabwe’s roads has reached an alarming rate. there is so much lack of respect for human life.   This can no longer be ignored by the people who put the government in power to cater for their welfare yet they are continuously neglected as evidenced by the road death toll.   About five years ago, I spoke in detail about this and made…

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‘BUS ACCIDENT: Mutare bound InterAfrica bus rams tree, killing five instantly and injuring seventeen after driver sleeps at the wheel’

Road accidents in Zimbabwe particularly bus accidents and road deaths are now a right of passage so to speak. Less than a week after another Zimbabwe bound coach crashed and killed Zimbabwean people on the N1 near Louis Trichard in South Africa, another one has crashed killing more today. A Mutare bound Interafrica coach crashed early this morning killing five instantly and injuring seventeen . The driver of the coach had reportedly been dozing off…

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NE MINER died and two were injured after a tunnel collapsed on them at Turk Mine in Bubi north of Bulawayo

A MINER died while two others were hospitalised with some injuries after a tunnel collapsed on them at Turk Mine in Bubi District, 56km north of Bulawayo.   Innocent Moyo of Mahlabathini Village, under Chief Mtshane in Inyathi died on the spot while Sidingukwazi Ncube (43) and Teramai Muchipisi (24), were hospitalised at Inyathi District Hospital.   Matabeleland North police spokesperson Inspector Siphiwe Makonese said the accident at one of the country’s biggest gold mines…

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Nust exhibits new fertiliser technology that uses both electricity and solar power and produces carbon dioxide and oxygen by-products.

THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) has designed a new ammonium production plant that could be a solution to the country’s fertiliser shortage.   The new technology is being exhibited at the on-going Zimbabwe International Trader Fair (ZITF), which has become a hub for technological contest between higher and tertiary learning institutions.   The Bulawayo-based university is showcasing the new technology, which can substitute fertiliser imports that have been gobbling millions of dollars…

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