Monthly Archives: August 2009

Agribank hits hard times

Once touted as the country’s major financier of agriculture, the Agriculture Bank of Zimbabwe Limited (Agribank) is itself in need of a heavy financial injection.

Two-year-old twins endure horror attack by deranged dad

A Banket man allegedly raped his two-year-old stepdaughter before scalding her with boiling water on the genital area ostensibly to conceal the heinous act.

Zimbabwe Speaker of the House of Assembly picks up protest singer campaign

The campaign spearheaded by protest singer Viomak in association with VOTO (Voices Of The Oppressed) to have Zimbabwe leaders declare their personal assets to curb corruption continues to gather momentum.

Unknown victim comments as Zanu PF probes Nkomo

An anonymous Financial gazzette reader has shared how John Nkomo was attracted to him on readers comments.He briely recounted what happened over 10 years ago.

Gospel musician turned politician accused of fraud

Gospel Musician and Zanu PF apologist, Elias Musakwa is suspected to have made millions of US dollars from the Zimbabwean government after he supplied over 400 tractors to the central bank’s farm mechanisation programme.

Harare man sues for false HIV result

Harare- A Harare man is suing the Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ) for USd 150 000 in damages after a New Start Centre official erroneously told him that he had tested positive to HIV.

IOM labour migration centre opens in Beitbridge

Zimbabwe - An IOM-managed Labour Migration Centre, opening today in the border town of Beitbridge, will facilitate the flow of seasonal migrant workers to South Africa and reduce the risks associated with irregular migration.

55 year old woman accused of abuse

A 55 year old woman was last week charged with contravening the Child Protection and Adoption Act at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts after she allegedly ill-treated her three minor grandchildren by denying them food, not paying their school fees and continually assaulting them.

Hosiah Chipanga struggling to pay rent

Hard times still haunt sungura musician Hosiah Chipanga: Recent revelations by his former landlords say he was failing to pay rent for the seven-roomed Chitungwiza house he occupies.

Housemaid burnt to death

A housemaid was last week burnt to death after petrol stored in their Chiweshe house caught fire.