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July 15, 2018 4:07 PM MDC Alliance attracts mammoth crowd in Mutare

With the terraces packed, more people were channelled onto the pitch but the gates had to be shut to allow the programme to go on without risking crowd trouble. “What overwhelmed me today is that from the formation of the party, we have never addressed such a packed stadium such that we start the programme with people still streaming in. “You did something 28

July 12, 2018 4:54 PM Proposed salary hike for soldiers

Government is reportedly proposing hiking the salary of members of defence forces by at least 20 percent. The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) are composed of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) and the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ). A letter from the Defence Service Commission (DSC) chairperson Pretty Sunguro to the permanent secretary in the ministry of Defence 12

June 10, 2018 2:21 AM Phillip Chiyangwa exposes chiefs

Zifa president Phillip Chiyangwa has described chiefs and village heads as his foot soldiers after he won the Zanu PF primary elections to represent the ruling party in the Zvimba South constituency during the July 30 elections. Chiyangwa appealed to the traditional leaders in his constituency to continue supporting “the son of the soil.” “You don’t 14

June 9, 2018 6:06 PM Somalia conflict: One US soldier killed, four wounded in firefight

A US special forces soldier has been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, officials say. Four other US soldiers and a Somali soldier were wounded in what appears to have been an ambush north of the port of Kismayo, US defence officials added. The US military says its forces operate on an “advise and assist” mission 13

May 27, 2018 5:03 AM Man sues Chiwenga to free brother

Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga has been taken to court by a Harare man, who is seeking an order to compel the military to release his brother, an army corporal, who is detained at Harare Remand Prison over allegations of stealing food rations meant for members of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA). Through his lawyers Dururu and Associates, Phillip 58

April 30, 2018 9:24 AM 8 perish in bus crash

At least eight people, including five soldiers, died on Saturday night after a Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) bus they were travelling in side-swiped a Zebra Kiss bus at the 92km peg along the Harare-Nyamapanda Highway. At least 31 people were injured and are being treated at Murehwa District Hospital. Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson 34

March 26, 2018 1:40 AM Nigeria Dapchi abductions: Schoolgirls finally home

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls, most of those recently kidnapped by Boko Haram, have gone home to their families, four days after being freed. The jihadist group abducted the girls from the town of Dapchi in February. After their release from captivity and a brief emotional meeting with their parents, the schoolgirls were flown to the capital to meet the president 21

March 26, 2018 12:28 AM Woman poses as soldier, robs man of $21, 000

A HARARE woman who masqueraded as a soldier together with her four accomplices and teamed up to rob a local man of $21, 000 under the guise of the army’s Operation Restore Legacy, has been arrested. Mildred Makoto was arrested last Friday and she appeared in court on Saturday answering to robbery charges. She pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded 117

March 26, 2018 12:28 AM Soldiers out of ZEC, villages: Prof Ncube

MDC President and Alliance national Spokesperson Professor Welshman Ncube on Saturday said government should immediately remove soldiers from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and villages countrywide to ensure free and fair elections. Thousands of soldiers have reportedly been deployed in rural areas ahead of key elections in the coming few months 113

March 10, 2018 2:40 AM No reason to be harsh on Chombo; judge

A HARARE court has further relaxed former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo’s bail conditions from reporting three times to twice per week. Magistrate Tilda Mazhande ruled that there was no need to be harsh on Chombo considering that he has been adhering to set conditions and never defaulted court. When he was initially arrested last year, he was ordered 59