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  • Guruve double murder: Government’s silence irks farmers

    May 27, 2014 8:59 AM 20

    THE Commercial Farmers’ Union of Zimbabwe (CFUZ) has said it is troubled by the government’s silence over the killing of Guruve farmer Malcom Francis and his daughter Catherine by unknown assailants on their farm. The two were attacked while taking a walk at their farm and found unconscious by a family member who rushed them to hospital on May 10. “We condemn

  • Zanu PF youths jostle for posts ahead of congress

    May 27, 2014 8:55 AM 48

    ZANU PF youth league officials have started canvassing for support ahead of their national conference slated for August this year amid reports that four candidates selected along the party’s two distinct faction lines have emerged as front runners for the deputy secretary’s post. Party insiders told NewsDay yesterday that lobbying for various positions

  • Security chiefs defy President Mugabe

    May 27, 2014 8:15 AM 26

    SECURITY chiefs embroiled in the fight to control Mjingwe Ranch in Mwenezi have defied the Zanu PF politburo directive for them to stay off the wildlife conservancy and threatened the eviction of white owner Darryl Collett, who is in a partnership with local traditional chiefs. Collett — who owns Mjingwe Ranch with South African investor Alastair Forsyth

  • Zimbabwe: Lesbians Group Says Froze Out By Women's Rights Lobby

    May 27, 2014 5:47 AM 32

    A NEWLY formed organisation fighting for the rights of lesbians in Zimbabwe has said it was struggling to be accepted by women's rights lobby with many in the movement regarding them as outcast. In an exclusive interview with NewZimbabwe.com at a Harare hideout place where hundreds of members gathered to celebrate Homophobia Day, the Director of Pakasipiti

  • MDC YOUTHS IN CARJACKING DRAMA newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    May 27, 2014 5:38 AM 33

    MDC-T youths from Bulawayo province on Sunday reportedly attacked a driver of the party’s ousted Matabeleland North chairperson Sengezo Tshabangu and two other passengers before grabbing the car as the battle for control of the party intensifies. Tshabangu, who is aligned to the MDC-Team led by Tendai Biti, yesterday confirmed the incident and said it was reported

  • 'Man strangles his sick mother to death'

    May 27, 2014 5:23 AM 28

    A 38- YEAR-OLD Nyanga man allegedly strangled his sick mother to death two weeks ago after he was apparently offended by her friends' frequent visits. Shingai Hamunakwadi was last week not asked to plead to the murder charge when he appeared before Nyanga magistrate Ignatio Mhene. He was remanded in custody to May 29 and advised to apply for bail at the High Court

  • MDC-T car hijack drama

    May 27, 2014 5:15 AM 30

    MDC-T youths from Bulawayo province on Sunday reportedly attacked a driver of the party's ousted Matabeleland North chairperson Sengezo Tshabangu and two other passengers before grabbing the car as the battle for control of the party intensifies. The four youths are said to have pounced on the occupants of the vehicle, an Isuzu KB 240, close to Grey Prison

  • Zimbabwe white farmer's murder under probe

    May 27, 2014 5:12 AM 32

    The alleged murder of Guruve commercial farmer Mr Malcolm Francis and his daughter, Catherine, last week is unlikely to have been politically motivated and authorities must carry out thorough investigations to bring the culprits to book, the Commercial Farmers' Union has said. This came as Government called for proper investigations into the death

  • Zanu-PF youths jostle for posts

    May 27, 2014 5:12 AM 28

    ZANU-PF youth league officials have started canvassing for support ahead of their national conference slated for August this year amid reports that four candidates selected along the party's two distinct factional lines have emerged as front runners for the deputy secretary's post. Party insiders told our the NewsDay yesterday that lobbying for various

  • Man destroys property when he quarrels with wife

    May 27, 2014 5:07 AM 25

    A woman last week told a Harare magistrate that her husband is in the habit of destroying household goods each time they quarrel. She was granted a protection order at the Harare civil court. "He is very violent and he once poured water in my car’s fuel tank," she said. "Each time we have a misunderstanding he follows me to my workplace and insults me calling