‘A series of anti-Kasukuwere demonstrations have been lined up in Bindura and Gweru starting today.’-Zanu PF politburo

‘A series of anti-Kasukuwere demonstrations have been lined up in Bindura and Gweru starting today.’-Zanu PF politburo

Kasukuwere’s issue is expected to feature prominently at both the politburo and central committee meetings to be chaired by Mugabe on Wednesday and Friday, amid reports the beleaguered commissar privately met the Zanu PF leader last week and “shed tears” in a bid to save his skin.   Up until recently, Kasukuwere led a vicious G40 faction campaign for Grace to succeed Mugabe, but his relationship with the First Lady and women’s league’s top brass…

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TWO GUNMEN raid Bulawayo Third Avenue Lobengula st pharmacy, the fourth armed robbery in a month

TWO armed robbers pounced on a Bulawayo pharmacy at the weekend and got away with over $600 after threatening to shoot employees.   The armed robbery occurred on Saturday at 7.50PM at Third Avenue Pharmacy situated along 3rd Avenue and Lobengula Street, 10 minutes before the pharmacy closed at 8PM.   The attackers are said to have threatened to shoot the pharmacy’s two employees before getting away with $640 in the fourth armed robbery in…

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US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, Threatens ‘If China will not solve North Korea, we will do it alone’

US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, Threatens ‘If China will not solve North Korea, we will do it alone’

US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, has reportedly threatened in an interview with Financial times that ‘If China will not solve North Korea, we will do it alone’ US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, Threatens ‘If China will not solve North Korea, we will do it alone’ The US president Donald Trump,who is due to host the Chinese president host Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate in South Florida, has told the Financial Times that China has…

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Forceful removal of Mbada security in Chiadzwa diamond fields has resulted in thousands of artisanal miners besieging area

Forceful removal of Mbada security  in Chiadzwa diamond  fields has resulted in thousands of artisanal miners besieging  area

THE forceful removal of Mbada Diamonds’ security personnel in the Chiadzwa diamond mining fields has resulted in thousands of artisanal miners besieging the area while alleged theft of diamond ore by the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC) escalated, the court has been told.   Thousands of illegal diamond miners, who were evicted from the mining concessions about a decade ago, have since returned to Chiadzwa, raising fears the government could once again be losing…

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Zimbabwean man abandons wife in UK, secretly marries Facebook lover in SA-Mother in law arrested at wedding

A BULAWAYO man based in the United Kingdom allegedly abandoned his wife of more than 10 years and secretly tied the knot with his South Africa-based lover, much to the chagrin of his in-laws.   The man, Mr Carlton Ndlovu, married his lover Ms Sindisiwe Moyo at a Matsheumhlophe venue last weekend while his wife Ms Sibonginkosi Siwela was in the UK. According to Ms Sibonginkosi Siwela’s mother, Mrs Gladys Siwela the two are customarily…

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A seventeen year-old Nketa girl , instead of reversing, accidentally shot forward and fatally ran over her mother in home driveway

A 17-year-old girl from Nketa suburb in Bulawayo fatally ran over her mother with a car as she was trying to reverse out of their yard, a court heard.   The girl whose name has been withheld for ethical reasons, pleaded guilty to culpable homicide and driving without a licence.   Western Commonage Magistrate Miss Tancy Dube postponed sentence for culpable homicide before wholly suspending three months imprisonment dfor riving without a licence on condition…

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Artisanal miners across Zimbabwe are reportedly exposing themselves and their family members to mercury poisoning

Artisanal miners across Zimbabwe are reportedly exposing themselves and their family members to mercury poisoning

Some artisanal miners across the country are reportedly exposing themselves and their family members to mercury poisoning through inhaling vapour and smoke during gold processing.   Reports say at times the panners also swallow gold nuggets laced with mercury to evade the police.   Most of the panners prefer handling the mercury without protective clothing for fear of losing some gold particles.   Mercury poisoning occurs through inhaling or coming into contact with vapour and…

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Top Byo lawyer Russel Dzete in trouble: In court over for allegedly defrauding three people of US$38 600 and R60 000 over stands

Russel Dzete (right) handcuffed to his accomplice shies away from the camera as they are led to the Magistrates’ Court holding cells Russel Dzete (right) handcuffed to his accomplice shies away from the camera as they are led to the Magistrates’ Court holding cells Cynthia Dube, Court Reporter A TOP Bulawayo lawyer and suspected serial fraudster, Russel Dzete and four cohorts spent a night in prison for allegedly defrauding three people of $38 600 and…

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‘Professors of Zimbabwean Opposition Politics’- The Ngwenya 2018 Narrative

‘Professors of Zimbabwean Opposition Politics’- The Ngwenya 2018 Narrative

I was a rookie activist plying the half-lit corridors of Harvest House, early 2000s on special official party assignments. Probably then, contemporary luminaries of MDCT politics – the Gutus, Chamisas and Mwonzoras of modern-day democratisation were languishing at some dingy tertiary institutions. I eventually got afflicted with a nagging feeling that academics were habitually resented in those trenches. One could sense an imaginary, yet palpable ‘them and us’ fissure between A-ntellectuals and F-graders. There was…

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