‘U.S. Remains Deeply Concerned About , ‘Itai Dzamara’ Whereabouts And Well Being’

‘U.S. Remains Deeply Concerned About ,  ‘Itai Dzamara’ Whereabouts And Well Being’

Last Sunday, August 9, marked five months since the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist and leader of Occupy Africa Unity Square, Itai Dzamara. The United States remains deeply concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing, and we are equally concerned by the apparent lack of progress by authorities in their investigation.We join the European Union in their calls to the Zimbabwean authorities to mobilize their resources to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr. Dzamara’s abduction,…

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6Die AFTER CAR FAILS TO STOP AT ROAD BLOCK, RAMMING INTO HAULAGE TRUCK AT 6-KM PEG ON BYO-HRE HIGHWAY

Six people died on the spot when a vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a horrific road traffic accident at the six-kilometre peg along the Bulawayo-Harare highway on the outskirts of the City of Kings Thursday morning. Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident saying all passengers and a driver who were in the Toyota Vits died on the spot. Senior Assistant Commissioner Charamba said the Toyota Vits driver failed…

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‘Blood Stained Police Cell Blankets Smell Of Dead Bodies And Blood From Accidents’-Ex-Detainees

‘Blood Stained Police Cell Blankets Smell Of Dead Bodies And Blood From Accidents’-Ex-Detainees

SOME police stations in Bulawayo are reportedly providing people detained in their cells with unwashed blankets which they use to cover corpses during accidents and other mishaps. Suspects who have been detained in cells at Bulawayo Central and Luveve police stations claimed that they were given red blankets smelling of either fresh blood or rotten flesh. Police officers who spoke to NewZimbabwe.com on condition of anonymity also confirmed the detainees’ claims. “Recently, I was arrested…

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Legendary R’n’B Stars, Toni Braxton & Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds To Spend A Week In Zimbabwe

Legendary R’n’B Stars, Toni Braxton & Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds To Spend A Week In Zimbabwe

America’s legendary R’n’B superstars, Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds will be spending a week in Zimbabwe later this month as part of their African Tour. Popularly known as America’s ‘musical husband and wife’, the two legends who will be performing at Borrowdale Racecourse on August 28 are expected to touch down at Harare International Airport on August 24, marking their first visit to Africa. They will depart for Durban on August 29 where they…

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‘Frustrated VP Mphoko Twice Offered To Resign Over Tense Relation With VP Mnangagwa’

‘Frustrated VP Mphoko Twice Offered To Resign Over  Tense Relation With VP Mnangagwa’

A frustrated Phelekezela Mphoko twice approached President Robert Mugabe offering to resign from his post as co-vice president due to a tense relationship with his counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Zimbabwean reported. Both were made vice presidents at last year’s Zanu-PF congress where the former deputy, Joice Mujuru, was kicked out for reportedly working to topple Mugabe. Trusted sources told The Zimbabwean this week that animosity between the two had reached boiling point and Mugabe was…

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Dickson Chingaira Makoni aka ‘Cde Chinx Is Alive, Contrary To Death Reports’

Dickson Chingaira Makoni aka ‘Cde Chinx Is Alive, Contrary To Death Reports’

Musician and song-writer, Dickson Chingaira Makoni aka Cde Chinx is alive, contrary to messages going around social media platforms. Social media had been abuzz with news that Cde Chinx had passed on at Parirenyatwa Hospital on Tuesday. ZBC News visited the musician at his Chitungwiza house where he however admitted that he was not feeling too well, but says he still has more energy and strength to pen more songs. His love for music made…

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Zulu ‘King Goodwill Zwelithini, Wanted Trip To Zimbabwe Kept Secret For Security ‘ – Report

Zulu ‘King Goodwill Zwelithini, Wanted  Trip To Zimbabwe  Kept Secret For Security ‘ – Report

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s entourage wanted his impending visit to Zimbabwe kept a secret amid security concerns, a report said on Wednesday. Zwelithini is reportedly set to visit Zimbabwe’s mining town of Gwanda in Matabeleland South at the end of August to attend the wedding ceremony of a South African-based Zimbabwean businessman. Organisers of the event in Zimbabwe said Zwelithin’s entourage had requested that his visit be kept a secret for security reasons, state-owned Herald newspaper…

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Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires More Than 200 Employees-‘Supreme Court Ruling’

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Fires More Than 200 Employees-‘Supreme Court Ruling’

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has reportedly fired more than 200 workers, journalists included in line with the Supreme Court ruling which has seen more than 20 000 workers being fired by employers in a space of one month. The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists has announced that there national broadcaster has since joined the band wagon of firing workers willy nilly. “Unconfirmed reports indicate that more than 200 colleagues at ZBC have received three month…

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Welcome To Zimbabwes, ‘Grinding Poverty& Despair; Your Blind Loyalty To A Tyrant, Helped Create It!

Welcome To Zimbabwes, ‘Grinding Poverty& Despair; Your Blind Loyalty To A Tyrant, Helped Create It!

“President Robert Mugabe yesterday delivered one of his shortest speeches in his political career at the National Sport Day to commemorate the Defences Forces Day,” reported Bulawayo 24. The speech lasted 25 minutes; that is news! Mugabe applauded the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) for standing resolute against the proponents of regime change agenda. Well that explains why his speech was unusually short; he did not want to give too much away. He has a big thank…

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Zim Gays Criticise Parirenyatwa Over Remarks ‘Homosexuality Contributes To Rise In prison HIV’

Zim Gays Criticise  Parirenyatwa Over Remarks  ‘Homosexuality Contributes To  Rise In prison HIV’

Zimbabwean homosexuals have criticised Health Minister David Parirenyatwa over remarks he made recently that homosexuality contributed to increased HIV in prisons, a report said. Parirenyatwa told the state-owned Herald newspaper this week that the prevalence of HIV and Aids showed that people were jailed while already infected or that there was rampant homosexuality behind bars. In response, the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) said although they welcomed Parirenyatwa’s attitude towards opening a debate on…

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