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October 22, 2018 11:10 AM Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel more than a year after soldiers stormed his home. “I’m in Israel,” Mr Kanu said on Sunday in a broadcast on his outlawed pirate radio station – Radio Biafra. A video of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has also been shared online 14

October 11, 2018 3:21 AM Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying – one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 22

October 11, 2018 1:07 AM Cheating women to pay back child upkeep money

A court in Bulawayo has ordered two women to repay a police officer and a soldier the money they have been contributing as maintenance after paternity tests proved they did not sire the children they were maintaining. Decock Masuku, the police officer, had been paying $90 since March this year for a one year old child. He demanded paternity tests alleging 21

September 21, 2018 5:29 AM Girl, 9, shot dead as troops clear traffic

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital, Mogadishu, police say. Deqa Dahir died and another girl was wounded when bullets hit their school bus while it was stuck in a traffic jam, Amnesty International said. Soldiers opened fire in an apparent attempt to clear the road for their vehicle 14

August 4, 2018 4:53 PM NewsDay journalist detained by the army

NewsDay journalist Tinotenda Samukange was detained for close to three hours by soldiers in Harare’s high-density suburb of Kuwadzana on the 3rd of August 2018. According to a statement from the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), Samukange was on his way home when he was informed that the military had been deployed in the high-density suburb 48

August 2, 2018 6:13 PM Chiwenga on Biti assassination claims

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday angrily rejected an MDC Alliance allegation that he was plotting to assassinate presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and his alliance partner Tendai Biti, dismissing the allegations as hallucinations of a man high on weed. This comes after Biti told a news conference on Tuesday that Chiwenga had ordered 43

August 2, 2018 9:20 AM Mnangagwa says talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to defuse tension

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday he had been talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to try to defuse tension over this week’s presidential election after violent clashes on the streets of Harare. Writing on Twitter, Mnangagwa also called for an independent investigation into the violence, in which three people were killed 42

August 1, 2018 10:41 PM Woman shot in the back by soldiers during protests identified as Sylvia Matambo

Nehanda Radio sources have helped identify one of the three people shot dead by soldiers during a demonstration by opposition supporters protesting Monday’s election results. The woman shot in the back has been identified as Sylvia Matambo, who works for the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) and lived in the Waterfalls suburb of Harare 45

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 33

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 21