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November 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the US and its Western allies. The UN vote comes amid a thaw in relations between 3

November 12, 2018 8:58 AM 7 robbers arrested, 5 others on the run

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has arrested seven suspected armed robbers who were targeting farms, service stations and business premises in Mashonaland Central Province. Five others are still on the run. Those arrested are Jerry Mhere (27), Gainmore Muchenje (30), Lazarus Thulani Mathebula (31), John Murengwa (31), Lloyd Mafigu (31), Brighton Murengwa 5

November 9, 2018 9:35 AM Cellphone gives away rapist panner

A 34-year-old gold panner from Shurugwi, who left his cellphone after raping a 17-year-old girl, has been slapped with a 20-year jail sentence. The panner, whose name has been withheld to protect the identity of his minor victim, appeared before Gweru Regional Magistrate Mrs Phathekile Msipa facing two counts of rape. He was pleading not guilty to both counts 5

November 8, 2018 9:33 AM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers held

All 79 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were free on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted on Monday in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, according to military and government sources 8

November 1, 2018 10:55 AM Catholic nun murder-accused gives magistrate death threat

Enock Potani, who last year allegedly killed and raped a Catholic nun Ruvadiki Plaxedes Kamundiya at a Holy Shrine at Mother of Peace in Mutoko, yesterday threatened a Harare magistrate with death. Potani, who is facing a murder charge, appeared before Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa and was indicted to appear at the High Court on November 12 for trial 18

October 31, 2018 5:41 PM ‘Motlanthe commission a public stunt: Zapu’

The Dumiso Dabengwa-led Zapu has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of pulling a publicity stunt by bringing to Bulawayo the commission of inquiry hearing into the post-election violence that led to the death of at least six civilians in Harare on August 1. The inquiry was, however, characterised by violence which saw about four activists from Mthwakazi 14

October 30, 2018 1:54 AM Malusi Gigaba: South Africa minister ‘blackmailed’ over sex video

South Africa’s security services have been accused of hacking a politician’s phone after a sex tape emerged. The 13-second video of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba masturbating on his own was widely circulated. His spokesman accused security services of stealing the video from his phone and he accused an opposition politician of leaking it. The spokesman 11

October 27, 2018 1:47 AM Chivayo acquitted of fraud

Intratrek Zimbabwe Private Limited director Wicknell Chivayo is now a free man after a Harare magistrate cleared him of wrong doing in the fraud case he was being jointly charged with a fellow businessman and socialite Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure. Chivayo, through his lawyer Advocate Lewis Uriri, instructed by Mr Wilson Manase, successfully applied for discharge 22

October 26, 2018 6:11 PM Khupe mocks Chamisa – Nehanda Radio

The war of words between rival MDC leaders — Thokozani Khupe and Nelson Chamisa — is intensifying. Yesterday, Khupe’s party tore into the MDC’s 19th anniversary celebrations planned for tomorrow, describing the commemorations as a façade. Khupe’s spokesperson, Khaliphani Phugeni, said Chamisa and those he leads have deviated from the values and principles 20

October 25, 2018 5:39 PM Sir Philip Green named as man at heart of ‘UK #MeToo scandal’

Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual harassment. Peter Hain, who identified him in the Lords, said it was his duty to name him, given the “serious and repeated” nature of the allegations. On Tuesday, the Telegraph ran an article accusing a leading businessman of racial and sexual 16