Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

Police Sabotage Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI) Protest Against Mugabe’s “misrule”

HARARE: Police on Wednesday sabotaged a demonstration organised by lobby group, the Democracy Advocate Initiative Trust (DAI), against President Robert Mugabe’s “misrule” which has caused the “suffering of citizens”. The youthful organisation had planned to march from the capital’s Market Square bus terminus to Parliament where they intended to hand over a petition. “We approached the police, their Police Internal Security intelligence (PISI) last week and handed over our application for the march as required…

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12 years Jail For Lalapanzi Man ‘Jealous Mugariri’ (22) For Breaking Mother’s Arm & Stabbing Friend With Spear

12 years Jail For Lalapanzi Man ‘Jealous Mugariri’ (22)  For Breaking Mother’s  Arm & Stabbing Friend With Spear

Lalapanzi: A 22 year old man has been jailed for an effective 12 years after he broke his mother’s arm and stabbed his friend with a spear in the stomach. Magistrate, Morgan Nemadire slapped Jealous Mugariri with 15 years in prison after convicting him for attempted murder but suspended three years for five years on condition of good behavior. Prosecutors had told the court that on February 15 this year, at around 8.30PM, Menson Jemwa…

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Canada Charge Simbarashe G. Nzvimbo, 29 With Uttering Forged Document, Fraud & Money Laundering.

POLICE in Calgary, Canada, have charged a man originally from Zimbabwe, with money laundering after bank drafts were stolen, forged and used to obtain large sums of money at a local casino. Officers were notified Thursday after a southeast bank discovered and reported the theft of three bank drafts, stolen over the week, said Constable Tanya Bertulli with the economic crimes unit. The bank told police they suspected a staff member — a customer service representative who had worked at the…

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Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

Supreme Court Ruling:-Grain Marketing Board (GMB) Fires 1,200 Of Its Remaining 2,000 Workforce

The cash-strapped Grain Marketing Board (GMB) which enjoys the monopoly of buying grain from farmers across the country has also taken advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling to fire 1,200 out of its remaining 2000 work force. GMB workers are owed 10 months’ salaries. The company has over 80 depots around the country, 12 of which are equipped with silos for grain storage. While drowning in liquidity problems, it has also failed to pay…

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Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000 Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000  Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary general Japhet Moyo has said 16000 workers have been so far fired from the private sector while 3000 have been dismissed from the public sector following the Supreme Court ruling which granted companies permission to fire workers on three months notice of pay. “It is now 16 000 workers in the private sector who have lost their jobs and only 3 000 in the public sector,” said…

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Harare Residents Saddened By Urban Tollgates

Harare Residents Saddened By Urban Tollgates

Harare Residents Trust has alleged that the city residents have been saddened by the move by government to introduce city tollgates. Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Obert Mpofu was recently quoted in the media saying government is now introducing cities tollgates in efforts for the government to raise funds for infrastructural development. Harare Residents Trust questioned as to whether the urban tollgates-were welcome or unwelcome. “The HRT is saddened by the attitude of the Minister…

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MDC Renewal Team To Change Name To ‘People’s Democratic Party’ If approved By National Convention

MDC Renewal Team To Change Name To ‘People’s Democratic Party’ If approved By  National Convention

The MDC Renewal is set to change its name to become the People’s Democratic Party if  the party’s national convention would approve it by the end of August, it has emerged. A member of the party Butholezwe Nyathi made the revelations through his facebook post today. “Yes…changing our name from MDC Renewal Team to this, if approved by our National Convention before the end of this month,” he said. “The alternative is here. It is…

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Obert Mpofu Is Mugabe’s Cash Cow: First Diamonds Now Toll Gates For Steady Zanu PF Income

Obert Mpofu Is Mugabe’s Cash Cow: First Diamonds Now Toll Gates For Steady Zanu PF  Income

Mugabe Zanu PF regime may be broke, but they never run short of ideas on how to generate a steady guaranteed income for the corrupt officials through dubious business, investments, or products that eventually collapse after initially yielding un imaginable profits.A case in point is the way Mugabe and his Zanu PF managed to loot diamonds from Chiadzwa diamond mines with the filthy rich Obert Mpofu at the helm of the ministry of mines. According…

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Zimbabwe Court Postpones Trial Of Hunter Theo Bronkhorst Over Cecil The Lion’s Killing

A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday postponed to Sept. 28 the trial of a local hunter accused of failing to stop American dentist Walter Palmer illegally killing the country’s most prized lion last month.”Theo Bronkhorst was arrested last week and charged with breaching hunting rules when he helped Palmer lure Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, out of Hwange National Park and shoot him with a bow and arrow, in a case that caused international outrage online…

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Two Brothers & Friend Jailed 10 Years Each For Stealing Crushed Quarry Stones Along Rail Line

Two Brothers & Friend Jailed 10 Years Each For Stealing Crushed Quarry Stones Along Rail Line

MARONDERA: Two brothers and a friend have each been slapped with 10 year jail terms by a regional magistrate for stealing quarry stones from the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) in April this year. Brothers, Forbes and Rodrick Soroti and one Jewel Matinenga of Rujeko, were recently found guilty by Magistrate Clever Tsikwa of conniving to steal quarry stones along a railway line in the town on April 19. According to State prosecutor, Memory Mandudzo,…

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