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  • Journalist loses case over MDC name

    December 4, 2013 8:57 PM 61

    HIGH Court Judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire on Wednesday dismissed with costs an application by journalist David Muzhuzha who was demanding more than US$400,000 from the opposition MDC-T party. Muzhuzha a former journalist at The Worker was suing the MDC, Douglas Mwonzora, the party’s national spokesperson and Toendepi Shonhe, the director general of the MDC for defamation

  • Nujoma slams UK over 'Zim invasion plot'

    December 4, 2013 2:50 PM 64

    FORMER Namibian president Sam Nujoma has said that Africa must be prepared to defend the African continent from Western “imperialists”, a report said on Wednesday. Nujoma’s remarks come after former South African president Thabo Mbeki made startling revelations during a recent interview with Al-Jazeera that Britain under Tony Blair’s leadership wanted

  • Mugabe snubs Tsvangirai – #Zimbabwe News Daily at your fingertips –

    December 4, 2013 10:51 AM 65

    “The government has not evaluated the house and as such the onus solely lies on the government to play the ball,” Luke Tamborinyoka, Tsvangirai’s spokesperson told the Daily News yesterday. “They have to come and evaluate the house and then give Tsvangirai the right of (first) refusal.” With Mugabe keeping Tsvangirai at bay, scuttling discussions on the Highlands

  • Mnangagwa’s camp vows ‘he’s down but not out’

    December 4, 2013 9:56 AM 68

    in News, Politics / on December 4, 2013 at 9:45 am / Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa’s top lieutenants on Tuesday vowed his efforts to succeed President Robert Mugabe are not over yet, reminding their political opponents they see it as just round one of a boxing match. A faction reportedly led by Vice President Joice Mujuru scored a landslide victory

  • Zimbabwe gives Chinese man $150 fine for $320 worth of ivory

    December 4, 2013 5:59 AM 73

    A Zimbabwe court sentenced a Chinese national to a $150 fine or 20 days in jail for smuggling ivory out of the country, media reported. Feng Dejin was last month arrested at Harare International Airport in possession of three ivory stumps, two ivory carvings and five ivory balls weighing 1.5 kilogrammes ( 3.3 pounds ), items that were valued at $320. The court

  • Zimbabwe: after elections, reality sets in

    December 3, 2013 4:40 AM 75

    in Opinion / on December 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm / THERE is a depressing familiarity (déjà vu they call it in French) about what is happening in Zimbabwe following controversial July general elections won by President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party. While the country is still surfing the dramatic sea change on the political landscape after Mugabe’s historic

  • AfriForum lays complaint against Zimbabwean officials

    December 2, 2013 9:56 PM 67

    The action stems from alleged human rights abuses by the Zimbabwean government against farm workers, commercial farmers and the opposition. They want the police to investigate the claims and eventually have the perpetrators prosecuted for crimes against mankind. AfriForum says enough evidence exists for police to start investigations. They have collected

  • 100 prisoners starve to death, ZPS admits

    December 2, 2013 8:52 PM 71

    MORE than 100 prisoners have died in detention in Zimbabwe’s prisons since January owing to biting food shortages, it has emerged. Radio VOP understands that the country’s prison inmates are suffering untold horrors which include hunger and nutrition-related illnesses which they are exposed to through unhygienic conditions. The poor state of the country’s

  • Zimbabwe: Wife sets sights on Mugabe fortune

    December 2, 2013 12:06 AM 96

    The estranged wife of Robert Mugabe’s nephew is demanding £51,000 per month in maintenance and a share of his 109 properties in a messy divorce case that has highlighted the fabulous wealth of the Zimbabwe president’s relatives. Elizabeth Chiyangwa claimed that Phillip Chiyangwa – a successful property tycoon and a former Zanu-PF MP – earned more than £611,000 per year from several

  • letter to Comm. Chihuri

    December 1, 2013 10:44 AM 72

    I am a loyal and very committed supporter of Zanu-PF, Zimbabwe and the ideals of the liberation struggle. I am perpetually grateful to those who sacrificed and put their lives on hold to liberate this country, yourself Commissioner Chihuri included in that list of gallant sons and daughters of Zimbabwe. I will defend those ideals and guiding principles