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August 6, 2018 1:52 PM Internet mocks Chigumba’s makeup

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba, whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks, has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The joking has gotten to a point where there is a “Chigumba Challenge” as Zimbabweans 38

July 30, 2018 3:50 PM EU observers offer mixed picture of first Zimbabwe vote since Mugabe’s fall

Zimbabwe held its first election on Monday since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup and European Union observers said the vote was “very smooth” in some places and “totally disorganised” in others. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time ally of Mugabe, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa in the vote. Mnangagwa is the frontrunner 40

July 27, 2018 4:03 PM High Court throws out Chamisa suit against Mnangagwa

The High Court yesterday dismissed an application by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa seeking an order barring President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF from interfering with the independence of traditional leaders. Chamisa had dragged his main rival in next Monday’s crunch national elections to court for remarks that the Zanu PF leader made at a ruling 19

July 20, 2018 9:26 AM Judge’s husband accused of rape

A 27-year-old woman, who claims to have been sexually abused by High Court judge Justice Sylvia Chirau’s husband, said she was scared to report the matter because she thought it would be blocked because of the accused’s wife’s status. Cleopas Mugomba (44) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Bianca Makwande charged with raping the woman. The complainant 14

July 6, 2018 11:59 AM Mom devastated, confused after 3-year-old son drowns in pit latrine

Outrage has spread across the country after it emerged that yet another Limpopo child has drowned in a pit latrine. The devastated mother of the three-year-old boy, who suffered the horrifying death in a pool of faeces, was inconsolable on Thursday. Kwena Monono, 25, said she was still shocked and confused about why little Omari went into the toilet 57

July 6, 2018 10:53 AM 35 years jail for murder in council meeting

A Victoria Falls man who last year fatally struck a Hwange Rural District councillor with a brick for telling him not to disturb a meeting he was chairing will spend 35 years in prison after being convicted of murder with actual intent. Phinnias Dennis Thebe, a councillor for Monde Ward was chairing a meeting at Monde Business Centre when he was attacked 44

July 4, 2018 1:31 AM Top lawyer seeks Gutu censure

Harare lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu has written to the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) seeking the censure of MDC-T vice president Mr Obert Gutu for unprofessional conduct. Mr Gutu is also a lawyer practising under Gutu Chikowero Legal Practitioners. Adv Mpofu, who was representing the MDC led by Mr Nelson Chamisa in the party logo dispute in Bulawayo 41

July 2, 2018 1:17 AM Widower loses property wrangle

A widower has lost his bid to wrestle property left behind by his late wife from his five children. Mr Lazarus Chigora was left out in the last Will and Testament of the late Mrs Rosemary Chigora (nee Kahari) despite being the surviving spouse. The two, prior to the death of the woman in 2016, were living separately because of marital squabbles. At the time of her death 22

June 30, 2018 8:05 PM “Ndorogate ” judgement date set

Ajax Cape Town have revealed Judge Denise Fisher will deliver her ruling on the Tendai Ndoro eligibility saga on Monday.Following a South African Football Association (Safa) arbitration hearing, Ajax were docked points and consequently relegated to the National First Division as the bottom-placed team on the table for fielding Ndoro, who played for three 16

June 19, 2018 3:40 PM Grace Mugabe fired me: Mnangagwa

Preisdent Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he was sacked as the country’s vice president last year by Grace Mugabe, using her influence on former president Robert Mugabe, whom he said was no longer in a position to lead the country. Mnangagwa revealed this in a High Court application in which he challenged and sought nullification of his sacking from government 35