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  • 'Joshua Nkomo's son to unify Zimbabwe,' says Mugabe

    July 2, 2014 7:28 AM 23

    Bulawayo Provincial Affairs minister and Zanu-PF politburo member Eunice Sandi Moyo has revealed that President Robert Mugabe is looking up to the late Father Zimbabwe's son, Sibangilizwe, to fill his father's shoes of unifying people. She said this on Monday during the 15th annivesary of the late Vice President Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo's death

  • Gumbura case: Witness contradicts complainant

    July 2, 2014 7:23 AM 23

    A HARARE man whose niece was allegedly raped by jailed Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura yesterday told Harare regional magistrate Fadzai Mtombeni that the 28–year–old complainant never disclosed to him or his wife that she was raped. Francis Phiri said his niece was under his custody following her mother’s death sometime in 2009. He was testifying

  • Baba Jukwa suspect, State responds to bail application

    July 2, 2014 7:08 AM 12

    THE State yesterday filed its response to a bail application by detained Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi who is accused of attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government and undermining the President's authority. Edmund's bail application will be heard tomorrow at the High Court. He also faces another charge of violating the Firearms Act for keeping

  • Mujuru stages ‘palace coup’

    July 2, 2014 7:08 AM 24

    THE ruling Zanu PF party has set new rules that will see officials who have not served for at least five years in its provincial structures fail to make it into the central committee at its December elective congress in a move insiders said would entrench divisions, NewsDay has learnt. The guidelines were interpreted as a “palace coup” by Vice-President

  • '15 women die daily giving birth'

    July 2, 2014 6:45 AM 13

    At least 15 women die daily while giving birth in the country, members of parliament claimed on Tuesday. Debating a motion on the status of health delivery in the country introduced by Zanu-PF MP for Goromonzi North constituency, Beata Nyamupinga, leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, MDC-T MP Thokozani Khupe, claimed that 15 women die daily

  • Inside the Tsvangirai, Biti war

    July 2, 2014 6:41 AM 25

    A TOP member of the MDC-T guardian council Norman Mabhena yesterday made a passionate plea to party leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his erstwhile secretary-general Tendai Biti to swallow their pride and unite, or forget about winning the next elections. Mabhena told Southern Eye that after meeting both Biti and Tsvangirai he had reached a conclusion that their

  • Man pushes father, 75, to death

    July 2, 2014 6:35 AM 31

    AN attempt to intervene in a parents' dispute turned tragic for a 38-year-old Lupane man after he pushed his 75-year-old father to death. Samuel Dube of Menyezwa area in Lupane pleaded not guilty to murder but was convicted of a lesser charge of culpable homicide by Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Andrew Mutema sitting on circuit in Hwange

  • Macheso faces $300,000 defamation lawsuit

    July 2, 2014 6:30 AM 24

    Sungura musician Alick Macheso faces a $300 000 defamation lawsuit after his ex-wife Fortunate 'Tafadzwa' Mapako says she has sent a letter of demand in pursuit of damages caused by her former husband's 'unrelenting malicious attacks' on her reputation following paternity results. Through her lawyer Gift Nyandoro of Hamunakwadi, Nyandoro and Nyambuya

  • MDC-T veterans warn Nelson Chamisa

    July 2, 2014 5:49 AM 19

    SOME founding MDC-T members calling themselves party veterans have vowed to block the party's organising secretary Nelson Chamisa's quest from being elected into the standing committee at the elective congress set for October. The MDC-T Veterans' Association (MDC VA) is engaged in a bitter war with Chamisa after the latter dismissed them as a bogus grouping

  • STATE RESPONDS newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    July 2, 2014 4:47 AM 28

    The State yesterday filed its response to a bail application by Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi, who is accused of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected Government and undermining the President’s authority. Edmund’s bail application will be heard tomorrow at the High Court where he is facing another charge of violating the Firearms Act by keeping