CHAMISA asks why a full public inquiry only in inquiry into 6 Shonas killed by army,1/7/18 not 20,000 Ndebele murders by gukurahundi army in 1980s

CHAMISA asks why a full public inquiry only in inquiry into 6 Shonas killed by army,1/7/18 not 20,000 Ndebele murders by gukurahundi  army in 1980s

Government’s decision to cherry-pick for a full public inquiry, the August 1 political disturbances which killed six in Harare while failing to institute similar investigations into the massacre of 20 000 civilians by the military back in the 1980s.   Chamisa was speaking before the Kgalema Motlanthe chaired Commission of Inquiry into the ill-fated skirmishes torched by delays in the announcement of the July 30 presidential election results by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC).  …

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T-SHIRTS “I am the dissident that the Fifth Brigade was looking for” popular in Bulawayo as activists label themselves dissidents

T-SHIRTS “I am the dissident that the Fifth Brigade was looking for” popular in Bulawayo as activists label themselves dissidents

T-SHIRTS “I am the dissident that the Fifth Brigade was looking for” popular in Bulawayo as activists label themselves dissidents   Secessionist movement Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) activists have taken their Gukurahundi advocacy to another level after they unveiled T-shirts labelling themselves dissidents to the government.   The T-shirts inscribed “I am the dissident that the Fifth Brigade was looking for” are now common in town as the activists seek to send a bold message…

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ZIMBABWE , fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, records 250 new HIV infections weekly said to be fuelled mostly by adolescent girls

ZIMBABWE , fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, records 250 new HIV infections weekly said to be fuelled mostly by adolescent girls

The country, which has the fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, is together with other highly burdened countries aiming to reduce new infections to 500 000 annually by 2020.   According to a recent UNAids report, new infections stand at 1.8 million against the 2020 target. Speaking during a national media science cafe launch, leading HIV researcher Dr Nyaradzo Mmgodi said the weekly new infections were so high that it would be impossible to…

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ZIMBABWE HAS NO CAPACITY to compensate US$9 billion to displaced white farmers-Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

ZIMBABWE HAS NO CAPACITY to compensate US$9 billion to displaced white farmers-Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

The Zimbabwean government is engaging international financial institutions and other stakeholders, hoping to mobilise resources to compensate displaced white farmers, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has said.   Ncube said the Southern African country’s government had decided to improve on compensation to all former farmers affected by the Land Reform Programme, in accordance with the country’s laws and commitments under the various bilateral agreements.   However, he said government did not have capacity to finance the…

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TRUMP WARNS:  ‘If you look at the Brexit  deal,  as it stands right now, UK may not be able to trade with  US’

Theresa May’s hopes of getting her Brexit deal through the Commons have been dealt a major blow after US President Donald Trump said it may harm trade with America.   Mr Trump said that he wanted the Prime Minister to “do something” about the agreement to ensure the UK can trade with the US more freely.   Referring to the Brexit agreement, Mr Trump told reporters: “Sounds like a great deal for the EU.  …

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TRUMP WARNS:  ‘If you look at the Brexit  deal,  as it stands sight now, UK may not be able to trade with  US’

TRUMP WARNS:  ‘If you look at the Brexit  deal,  as it stands sight now, UK may not be able to trade with  US’

Theresa May’s hopes of getting her Brexit deal through the Commons have been dealt a major blow after US President Donald Trump said it may harm trade with America.   Mr Trump said that he wanted the Prime Minister to “do something” about the agreement to ensure the UK can trade with the US more freely.   Referring to the Brexit agreement, Mr Trump told reporters: “Sounds like a great deal for the EU.  …

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CHIVAYO sues Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) for US$25 million for bringing up malicious criminal charges of fraud against him

CHIVAYO sues Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) for US$25 million for bringing up malicious criminal charges of fraud against him

Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has slapped the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) with a US$25 million lawsuit for bringing up malicious criminal charges of fraud against him and allegedly frustrating his company Intratek from performing its obligations at the Gwanda Solar Power Project.   The matter is before High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi.   Chivayo is represented by Advocate Lewis Uriri instructed by Wilson Manase and ZPC is represented by Mr Manjengwa.   Source –…

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WARRANT OF ARREST issued for former foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi who is accused of misappropriating funds  for UN World Tourism Organisation General Assembly

WARRANT OF ARREST issued for former foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi who is accused of misappropriating funds  for UN World Tourism Organisation General Assembly

The trial of former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi who is accused of misappropriating funds meant for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly failed to kick off yesterday after he was issued with an administrative warrant of arrest. Mzembi, who is jointly charged with Tourism and Hospitality ministry consultant Aaron Dzingira Mushoriwa and the former permanent secretary Margret Sangarwe, failed to appear in court and is believed to be in South Africa…

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ACCIDENT: CAR FALLS OFF MUPFURE  BRIDGE, killing three passengers, when the Alion car overtook infront of an oncoming refuse truck and hit the kerb side of the bridge and fell over.

An Alion sedan and a sewage refuse removal truck were involved in an accident at Mupfure bridge along Chegutu Harare road.   The accident happened when the Alion coming from Harare overtook in front of on coming truck and hit the kerb side of the bridge. The driver lost control and encroached on to the other Lane hitting the truck. The truck then destroyed the bridge pillars whilst the Alion that was speeding tilted and…

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