Afonso Dhlakama Survives 2nd Convoy Attack In 2 Weeks: 9 Renamo Shot Dead

NINE members of a convoy carrying Mozambique’s opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama were killed in a shootout, police said on Saturday, amid conflicting reports on how the gunfight erupted. Police said armed men in the 12-vehicle convoy had opened fire on a minibus taxi carrying civilians while travelling near Imchope in central Mozambique on Friday, killing the driver, while Renamo claimed that the convoy had been ambushed. It was the second time in two weeks that…

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Military To Monitor 540 Private Airstrips, Suspected Of Animal Trophy & Mineral Smuggling

Military To Monitor 540 Private Airstrips, Suspected Of Animal Trophy & Mineral Smuggling

Zimbabwe Parliament is set to probe 540 private airstrips which are suspected of being used to smuggle out animal trophies and mineral. About 350 private aircrafts are registered in the country and are mainly owned by miners and safari operators. According to Transport and Infrastructure portfolio committee chairman, Dexter Nduna investigations will kick start at Buffalo Range Airport in Chiredzi. “We suspect there is a daily occurrence of such crimes at airstrips that are not…

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Thousands Demand Justice For 43 Students Abducted By Mexican Police And Killed

  tens of thousands of people have marched in protest from Iguala  in Mexico’s in solidarity with families of the missing 43 students. The 43 students were picked up by police a year ago and then handed over to a drug gang’ Their burnt bodies were later discovered  at a rubbish dump indicating that after the 43  students were kidnapped, they were murdered and their bodies incinerated before being thrown  thrown in the river. The families and…

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Putin Warns UN, ‘Removal Of Syrian President Will Result In Failed State Like Iraq & Lybia

In what is obviously one of the most portent warnings over the Syrian crisis, the  Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, has warned the UN General Assembly gathering in the US, that any attempts to remove the legitimate Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, will certainly lead to the development of a failed state like Iraq or Lybia. see more at www.newzimbabwevision.com photo-  Russia’s President Vladimir Putin

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‘Pope Francis Gives Powerful Words of Support To Hispanic And Other immigrants In US

‘Pope Francis Gives Powerful Words of Support To Hispanic And Other immigrants In US

Speaking in the birthplace of the US, Pope Francis has offered stout words of support to Hispanic and other immigrants in the country, telling them not to be discouraged at a time when some prominent politicians are directing hostility toward them. The 78-year-old Argentine pontiff toured Independence Hall in Philadelphia before addressing a crowd estimated at more than 40,000 outside the 18th century red brick building where basic US liberties were proclaimed and where independence…

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Kenyans Are Five Times More Likely To Be Shot Dead By Armed Police Than By Criminals

Research indicates that Kenyans live in fear of being shot dead by what is now commonly viewed as ruthless, lawless armed Kenyan police. It is said that a Kenyan is more likely to be shot dead by the lawless police than by armed criminals’ Statistics show that a total of  at least 70% of 1,868 people died from gunshot wounds inflicted by the Kenyan police force, over the last five years whilst only 14 percent of…

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Breaking news-717 Muslims Killed, 863 Injured In Saudi, Hajj Stampede

Breaking news-717 Muslims Killed, 863 Injured In Saudi, Hajj Stampede

  In what is viewed as the worst incident at the Hajj religious ceremony in Mina , Saudi, since 1990, tragedy has, again, sadly befallen the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mina in Saudi. 717 Muslims died and at least 863 were  injured, in a street where that is named Street 204 after a stampede occured on Thursday morning. The stampede occured on the outskirts of the holy city of Mecca and the toll will likely rise according to…

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30 Years In Power, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, To Run Again Next Year

30 Years In Power, Uganda’s  President Yoweri Museveni, To Run Again Next Year

UGANDA’s veteran president Yoweri Museveni got the formal go-ahead from his party to stand again in elections next year, setting him up for a possible tough confrontation with ally-turned-adversary, former prime minister Amama Mbabazi. Museveni, 71, has already dominated the east African nation for nearly 30 years, with a rule bolstered by economic growth, an often divided opposition and control of the security services. But analysts say Mbabazi – the ruling party’s former secretary general…

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SA, Arrest,Danish (58) With Surgical Equipment, Anaesthetic & 21 Pieces Of Female Genitalia

SA, Arrest,Danish (58) With Surgical Equipment, Anaesthetic & 21 Pieces Of Female Genitalia

A DANISH man was arrested after pieces of female genitalia were found in his house, South African police said on Saturday. Police arrested the man at his home on Thursday, where they found 21 pieces of women’s genitalia stored in plastic bags in a freezer, said police spokesman Brig. Hangwani Mulaudzi. Police also discovered anesthetic and surgical implements in the man’s home. One of the 58-year-old man’s victims alerted the police, said Mulaudzi. Police have…

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