Zim Gvt Pathologist Under Police Supervision Conducts Separate Autopsy On Zanele

  Government yesterday reportedly conducted a second post-mortem on Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter, Zanele, after the family expressed reservations over the first autopsy conducted by South African authorities, whose results have not yet been released. Close family sources said the second autopsy was done yesterday by a government pathologist under the close supervision of the police. “After the professor (Moyo) had briefed the family upon his arrival with the body from South Africa,…

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Music Legend Jennifer Rush Cancels Zim Concert Due To Father’s Illness In US

  American music legend Jennifer Rush’s maiden performance in Zimbabwe at the Borrowdale Racecourse in Harare on October 23 has been cancelled. Minky Walters, the representative of the show organisers – Sound Event Management – said the music star had been forced to cancel the concert to enable her to fly back to the United States of America to attend to her ill father. “The Jennifer Rush concert planned for Borrowdale Race Course in Harare…

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2 Couples, Attacked By 12 Men, Woman Raped & 2 Men Drowned In Rhodes Park in Kensington, Johannesburg.

2 Couples, Attacked By 12 Men, Woman Raped & 2 Men  Drowned In Rhodes Park in Kensington, Johannesburg.

A gang of men accosted two couples, raped one of the women and then forced them to watch their husbands being drowned in a lake at Rhodes Park in Kensington, Johannesburg. Gauteng police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said the two couples were walking in the park around 19:00 on Saturday when they were attacked by a group of 12 men. “They tied up the husbands and threw them into the water. One of the wives was…

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Mugabe’s Nephew ‘Leo’ In Trouble Over Hwange Coal Gasification Company (HCGC)

Businessman Leo Mugabe has been reported to the police for allegedly trying to take over a multi-million dollar gasification project in Hwange through underhand deals. Mugabe’s first bid in 2013 fell flat after major shareholders in the Build-Own-Operate and Transfer (Boot) project approached the High Court and acquired a provisional order which the company’s lawyers Samkange and Venturas said was never challenged. “This is a new bid. After failing to use a certain company [name…

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Army & Airforce Get New Vehicles Plus 90 Vehicles Allocated To Lieutenant-Colonels

Government last week received the second batch of vehicles – including all-terrain troop-carrying trucks, water cannons, buses and equipment, mostly used by the military and police – bought from an Indian automobile manufacturing company, Ashok Leyland, under a $50-million loan facility from the Export-Import Bank of India. The Independent reported that it is reliably informed that the military vehicles were dispatched to various units on Thursday and Friday. The remainder of the vehicles were officially…

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Mugabe’s Chinese Friend Who Allegedly Funded CIO Detained In Beijing

Mugabe’s Chinese Friend Who Allegedly Funded CIO  Detained In Beijing

Sam Pa, the enigmatic figure who allegedly helped finance the Central Intelligence Organisation before Zimbabwe’s elections, has been detained in Beijing according to a report in The Financial Times. The Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported that his detention was connected with an investigation into the former Chairman of the Chinese state owned oil company, Sinopec, by the Chinese ruling party’s anti-graft body. In 2012 Global Witness investigations revealed evidence that Zimbabwe’s feared and highly partisan…

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Gweru Snake Keeper Killed By Bite From Banded Cobra He Had Just Captured

A Gweru man who had an affinity for snakes died on Monday after he was bitten by a banded cobra which he had caught at a neighbour’s house in Brankhurst suburb of his hometown. Fayaz Motala’s death came the day after his 31st birthday. Parks and Wildlife Management Authority through its provincial warden confirmed the cause of death. “Yes he was bitten by a banded cobra. We call upon members of the public to exercise…

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Funeral For Indianapolis Junior Academy Principal & Two Children Will be held On Sunday

FAMILY and friends will, on Sunday, lay to rest the Zimbabwe-born school principal and two children who were killed in a car crash last week as they drove to school. Funeral services for Indianapolis Junior Academy Principal Norris Ncube, his son Joshua Sandile Ncube, 12, and his niece Malia Siziba, 5, are planned for Sunday at the Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis. Ncube was driving five children to school on October 6 when his SUV was struck…

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‘Gvt Won’t Tolerate Debate On Economic Empowerment Law!’- Patrick Zhuwao .

‘Gvt Won’t Tolerate Debate On Economic Empowerment Law!’- Patrick  Zhuwao .

YOUTH and indigenisation minister Patrick Zhuwao says government is not going to tolerate any debate on the economic empowerment law. A furious Zhuwao who appeared to be taking a dig at finance minister Patrick Chinamasa, told hundreds of cheering Zanu PF sympathisers attending his economic empowerment conference in Harare Friday that those wishing for the reversal of the law were ‘dreaming’. Chinamasa is on record saying that government was revising the controversial black empowerment law…

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Mark Vermeulen (36), Banned From All Cricket Activities For ‘Blacks Are Apes Comment’

Mark Vermeulen (36), Banned From All Cricket Activities For ‘Blacks Are Apes Comment’

Former Zimbabwe Test batsman Mark Vermeulen has been banned from all cricket activities for referring to black people as “apes”. The 36-year-old, who played nine Tests and 43 one-day internationals, made his views in a Facebook post in July. Vermeulen was responding to a complaint by Prosper Utseya, which alleged that there was racism in Zimbabwe cricket. “Racism is abominable and there can be no defence for it,” Cricket Zimbabwe said in a statement. On…

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