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  • Lion spotted in Bulawayo suburb

    May 22, 2014 6:01 AM 10

    A MOTORIST yesterday told of the moment he drove into the path of a lion - in a plush Bulawayo suburb. Ngqabutho Mpofu and his girlfriend, Pamela, were driving through Fortunes Gate, east of the city, shortly after 9PM on Tuesday when the big cat - which has eluded game rangers for weeks - appeared from the hedges. "Pamela was behind the wheel and she stopped

  • Ford Rangers not posh enough for MPs, Mliswa

    May 22, 2014 5:03 AM 8

    COMBATIVE Zanu PF legislator Temba Mliswa has described vehicles sourced for the lawmakers in deal to be financed by government as “sub-standard”, adding the legislators deserved better. Debating on a motion introduced by Priscilla Misiharabwi-Mushonga on the welfare of civil servants, Mliswa said the MPs have shown patriotism by attending to parliamentary

  • Soldiers beat CIO spy to death over $5

    May 22, 2014 4:44 AM 4302

    TWO soldiers who assaulted a member of the CIO operative until he died two years ago over a $5 quarrel for hiring his car, will spend the next 14 years in jail. It was the State’s case that on April 17, 2012 at around midnight, Blessing Nyakwima, Nkazimulo Nkomo (both members of the army at the time) and one Damascus Tafa, were hired by, Brown Mwale

  • Tsvangirai, Biti move to mend strained relations

    May 21, 2014 10:05 PM 12

    ZIMBABWE – Efforts to mend relations between opposition MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai and party secretary-general Tendai Biti, have reached a decisive stage with indications talks could be concluded this week, The Zimbabwe Mail reported. A group of the party’s elder statesmen and women, known as the Guardian Council, is “working internally and around

  • Brigadier-General John Zingoni laid to rest

    May 21, 2014 12:55 PM 10

    The late Brigadier-General John Zingoni who died in Gweru on Friday, and was declared a national hero, has been laid to rest at the National Heroes Acre on Wednesday. Thousands of Zimbabweans gathered at the national shrine to bid farewell to the late national hero. Speaking at the burial of the late General Officer, whose Chimurenga name was 'Tichatonga

  • Zimbabwe: Reliable Public Transport System Vital

    May 21, 2014 10:53 AM 16

    THE tragic kombi accident along Seke Road which claimed the lives of 10 people on Monday reminds us all of our mortality and fragility. Just a freak incident and 10 souls are gone. Several others who were injured will likely be permanently disabled. Reflexively, we want to apportion blame. While people were quick to blame the kombi driver, one of the dead victims

  • Yet another kombi accident – Kubatana Zimbabwe

    May 21, 2014 10:00 AM 13

    This week has been another sad week in Zimbabwe where lives have been lost in a commuter omnibus accident. A Chitungwiza-bound commuter omnibus rammed into a tree killing ten passengers and leaving others seriously injured. Reports in the press indicate that the driver was speeding and that he had acquired his driver’s license less than a year ago. Some drivers

  • 600 invade sugar cane estates

    May 21, 2014 9:12 AM 4

    Masvingo Bureau MORE than 600 villagers — including war veterans — occupied Chiredzi sugar cane plantations in Hippo Valley and Triangle estates on Monday, demanding that the government allocates them land.Police yesterday swooped on the group and arrested 169 people, with Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Douglas Mombeshora saying the government

  • Tsvangirai, Biti in an effort to mend relations

    May 21, 2014 9:03 AM 14

    Efforts to mend relations between opposition MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai and party secretary-general Tendai Biti, have reached a decisive stage with indications talks could be concluded this week, The Zimbabwe Mail reported. A group of the party's elder statesmen and women, known as the Guardian Council, is "working internally and around the clock"

  • Chief Justice summons Gono and Kereke ” Nehanda Radio

    May 21, 2014 8:40 AM 14

    Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has summoned former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono and his erstwhile advisor Dr Munyaradzi Kereke over their highly charged Constitutional Court feud. Chief Justice Chidyausiku wants to map the way forward and decide how and when their matter will be handled now that heads of argument have been filed