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Dad, Son Among 6 Dead in Zimbabwe Vumba Plane Crash (Pics)

Dad, Son Among 6 Dead in Zimbabwe Vumba Plane Crash (Pics)

A father and son were among six people killed Monday in a light plane crash in the mist-shrouded Vumba mountains of eastern Zimbabwe, state ZBC reported. The six were all Mozambican nationals who were on their way from the port city of Beira to Zimbabwe’s eastern city of Mutare, said the report. Press reports from […]

Out-of-Control Soldiers Beat Up 37 Students in Zimbabwe

Out-of-Control Soldiers Beat Up 37 Students in Zimbabwe

‘Thirty-seven students were viciously assaulted with 14 suffering broken limps and one is feared to have had brain damage and is currently in a coma.’ ZIMBABWE National Army gunmen allegedly went on a rampage Saturday night, beating up Midlands State University scholars at the campus in a revenge after one of their number was assaulted […]

President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore riles security chiefs

President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore riles security chiefs

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore, has effectively taken control of Mugabe’s close security unit (CSU) amid concerns that the long-time leader’s protection could be compromised, national security sources revealed. The development comes at a time Chikore has also taken over the day-to-day running of ailing flag carrier Air Zimbabwe, (AirZim) relegating chief executive officer […]

Chinese to fund Harare International Airport expansion

Chinese to fund Harare International Airport expansion

THE Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development has opened negotiations with China Exim Bank to fund the upgrading and extension of Harare International Airport, as the country pursues construction of new infrastructure to spur economic growth. The upgrading of Harare International Airport follows the recent commissioning of the new Victoria Falls International Airport, which was […]

Zimbabwean Women Using Deadly Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant

Zimbabwean Women Using Deadly Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant

A MINING rights lobby NGO says Hwange Colliery is exposing local women to serious health risks by dumping toxic acid whose chaff they (women) are applying to their bodies to arouse sexual pleasure. The Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) said this in a report launched in Harare, Thursday. The report is on the environmental […]

Shock Over U.S$8,50 Prize for Zimbabwe’s Miss Deaf Winner

Shock Over U.S$8,50 Prize for Zimbabwe’s Miss Deaf Winner

Miss Deaf 2017 winner Chiedza Hukuimwe in silver dress, flanked by her princesses Ruth Mukome, Natasha Sibanda and Thandynkosi Sibanda Twenty-three-year-old tailor Chiedza Hukuimwe was crowned for Miss Deaf 2017 over the weekend beating other 13 contestants, but walking away with $8.50 was a shock in the history of beauty pageants. Organisers had no cash […]

State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi’s Ranger Acquitted of Murder

State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi’s Ranger Acquitted of Murder

A game ranger employed at State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi’s farm in Beitbridge who fatally shot a suspected poacher has been acquitted of murder. Onias Mahewu (56) of Tongwe Village in Beitbridge and employed at Umzingwane Farm near the border town was discharged at the close of the State case by Bulawayo High Court judge, […]

ZBC not discriminatory, can broadcast opposition parties’ functions: Mathuthu

ZBC not discriminatory, can broadcast opposition parties’ functions: Mathuthu

THE Media and Information deputy minister Thokozile Mathuthu on Thursday claimed that the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation is not discriminatory and can broadcast opposition parties’ functions. Midlands senator Morgan Komichi (MDC-T) had asked Mathuthu to explain alleged discriminatory practices by ZBC and State-owned newspapers, which only cover ruling party events while side-lining opposition parties. “Opposition parties […]

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe warms up to South African rand adoption

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe warms up to South African rand adoption

Zimbabwe’s central bank is warming up to adoption of the South African Rand as a dominating currency following various calls from business in favour of the exchange. In an apparent U-turn from his previous stance, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) deputy governor Kupukile Mlambo, on Thursday said rand domination would benefit the country, presently battling […]

Zimbabwe’s strongman Robert Mugabe will go the Pasuwa way

Zimbabwe’s strongman Robert Mugabe will go the Pasuwa way

Angry war veterans vowed on Thursday to engineer President Robert Mugabe’s ouster from power “the Kalisto Pasuwa way” in next year’s eagerly-anticipated elections if the nonagenarian does not pass the leadership baton to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Addressing hundreds of former freedom fighters who had gathered in Harare, the secretary-general of the Zimbabwe National Liberation […]

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