Yearly Archives: 2009

Betty Makoni could lose Girlchild

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Murdered MDC activist remains found after 3 Years

The remains of a Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) party activist suspected to have been murdered by Zanu PF militia in 2007 have been found in a mountain, police confirmed on Tuesday.

MDC blames expats as money vanishes from overseas offices

Finance Minister suspends British branch as Zimbabweans in exile are accused of 'bleeding movement dry'.The overseas offices of Zimbabwe's opposition face a "huge" corruption problem, with £57,000 missing from the British branch of the Movement for Democratic Change alone, according to a senior official of the cash-strapped party.

Six armed robbers flee with US 270 000.00

Chegutu - Six armed robbers yesterday morning hit Stanbic Bank’s Chegutu branch, shot and injured an assistant branch manager before fleeing with hundreds of thousands of US dollars, rands and pulas, according to reports from the town, 110km southwest of Harare.

Boxing day shock for Zimbabwean trader

Festive cheer turned into gloom for a UK-based Zimbabwean trader in the south Devon town of Ashburton when he discovered that his business, Lolly Mania, had been ransacked on Christmas night.

Man kills wife for refusing to look after stepchild

Man from Nyamandlovu allegedly fatally assaulted his wife with a knobkerrie and an iron bar for refusing to look after a child he had fathered out of wedlock, while in an unrelated incident a Lupane man is on the run after murdering his cousin on their way from a wedding ceremony.

Man assaults son in law over R4 000

An Emakhandeni suburb man brutally assaulted his son-in-law on Christmas Eve for asking for R4 000 that he owed him.The incident occurred on Thursday night while the two were drinking beer at Marisha Beer Garden in Old Magwegwe.

Chinese firm to develop satellite towns around Harare

Harare - A Chinese firm, China Sonangol, is set to develop satellite towns around Harare in a development that is expected to ease housing problems in the capital.

Tobacco farmer strokes after hailstorm hoax

Karoi - A Karoi farmer collapsed and died on Monday last week after receiving news that his 10-hectare tobacco crop had been extensively damaged by a hailstorm that pounded the area.

Zimbabwean killed in SA road accident

A 34-year-old Zimbabwean man was killed when the car he was travelling in veered off the road and rammed into a tree along the Thohoyandou-Sibasa road in Limpopo province, South Africa.