Monthly Archives: July 2009

Mugabe uses Uganda trip to attack Western media

The on-going Smart Partnership Dialogue at Speke Resort Munyonyo yesterday had an unusual session where presidents and journalists exchanged roles.

Jestina Mukoko suing state for over US$200 000

Leading Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko who shot to fame last year when she was abducted by agents of President Robert Mugabe's previous government is suing the state for over US$200 000 for mistreatment in detention.

Magwegwe police station hosting termites

The police construction department has condemned Magwegwe Police Station as unfit and unsafe for use by the police after termites destroyed part of the wooden structure that houses police officers.

Zimbabwe neighbours urge poll postponement

Zimbabwe's neighbors on Wednesday urged the postponement of Friday's presidential election, saying the re-election of President Robert Mugabe could lack legitimacy in the current violent climate.

MDC-T MP stole Chinotimba cell phone

Zimbabwe Deputy Youth Minister Thamsanqa Mahlangu was arrested on Tuesday over the theft of a mobile phone belonging to war veterans’ leader, Joseph Chinotimba.

ZBC managers grab new vehicles

Managers at the struggling state controlled broadcaster are grabbing vehicles used for news gathering leaving reporters begging guests and sources to provide them with transport if they want to go out on assignments.

Woman urinates on another over beast

The Masvingo magistrate’s court was left in stitches last Thursday when a 47-year-old woman who could not contain her anger, assaulted a 53-year-old woman, defecated and urinated on her, accusing her of failing to treat her beast that had been injured by her nephew in time, Sunday News has learnt.

Chiredzi courts set on fire

In an incident that has exposed the laxity of security at some Government departments, a mischievous suspect set ablaze the clerk of court’s office at the Chiredzi district magistrate’s courts in an attempt to destroy all the criminal records at the court, Sunday News has established.

Healer kills wife for not sewing healing regalia

Masvingo- In an incident that left the Sengwe community in Chiredzi district dumbfounded, a 27-year-old traditional healer fatally assaulted his three months pregnant wife for failing to sew his traditional healing regalia in time, police confirmed last week.

Police officer, soldier sodomise juvenile

Masvingo-A police officer and a soldier last week appeared before a Masvingo magistrate’s court facing charges of sodomising a 16-year-old boy on several occasions, Sunday News has established.