- HANGING TREEE: Where British settlers hung nine Ndebele warriors more than 100 years ago at the height of the Umvukela (Matabeleland uprisings) in 1896-7, along JMN Nkomo Street between Connaught Avenue and Masotsha Ndlovu Avenue, is a national monument as it symbolises both subjugation and resistance to colonialism by the Zimabwe’s citizens.
- 300 Cowdray Park opposition members mostly defectors from MDC-Alliance joined Zanu-PF during yesterday’s meeting
- Borrowdale road and Harare Drive traffic lights hit-and-run driver arrested after a recording of the incident went viral on social media.
- Financial institutions have grouped under the Bankers Association and resolved not to accept the state-issued 99-year farm leases.
- OPPOSITION party Zapu says it will this week write to Parliament seeking to recall its former members, who are now part of the ruling Zanu-PF.
THE 17TH Chief Nematombo in Hurungwe, Lovemore Karengesha (69) died on Thursday evening after a short illness. Chief Nematombo, who was the 17th chief in the Nematombo chieftainship died on Thursday evening after a short illness. Hurungwe District Development Coordinator Mr Andrew Tizora confirmed the death.
“We received the news of his death today (yesterday). We are yet to establish the actual cause of his death,” said Mr Tizora.Born on June 2, 1954, Chief Nematombo is survived by his wife and six children.
Burial arrangements are still being finalised in terms of the Nematombo tradition and burial rites of chiefs. His death comes hardly a month after the death of chiefs Nyamweda and Mashayamombe in Mashonaland West province. Herald