Monthly Archives: May 2010

PolIce search for pornographic material at GALZ

Zimbabwean police have arrested two employees of the country’s only gay and lesbian group, the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

Matebeleland.com to launch Matabeleland Day 29 May

On the 29th of May, Matebeleland.com is launching Matabeleland Day at the Durning Hall Community Centre in Forest Gate, London. This will see Zimbabweans based in the United Kingdom coming together for this inaugural event. The day will be divided into 2 sessions.

Man pounces on maid while wife sleeps

In a strange incident, a city man seems to have an insatiable sexual appetite. He sneaked out from his matrimonial bed and pounced on the maid who was sleeping on the floor in the SAME ROOM.

Man rapes and impregnates daughter-in-law

Police in Mashonaland Central have arrested a Dotito man who allegedly raped and impregnated his 19-year-old daughter-in-law with his son’s full consent on the pretext that it was a family tradition.

Govt illegally exporting diamonds to Dubai

Government is illegally exporting diamonds through the back door to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in violation of a Supreme Court ruling which ordered an immediate freeze in all mining activities at the controversial Chiadzwa diamond fields, the Zimbabwe Independent has established.

Non-existent firms awarded diamond mining claims

NON-EXISTENT companies were allegedly used to acquire 214 diamond mining claims in Marange in 2006, a Mutare court heard last week.

Murambatsvina victims still homeless

In the winter of 2005 the government uprooted some 700,000 Zimbabweans across the country in Operation Murambatsvina, officially described as a "slum clearance programme", but promises to re-house those who lost their homes and livelihoods five years ago have practically been abandoned, human rights groups say.

Gwaze facing retrial for niece rape and murder in New Zealand

The Supreme Court has quashed the acquittals of Christchurch man George Gwaze and ordered a new trial on charges alleging he sexually violated and murdered his 10-year-old niece.

Foreign illegal diamond dealers robbed

Five suspected armed robbers, one of them reported to have been in possession of a police identity card recently pounced on two Sierra Leone nationals staying in Mutare's Morningside suburb and robbed them of $5 000 and mobile phones.

Policeman unlawfully releases prisoners on US$10 bribe

A police officer based at Chisamba Police Station in Mutare's oldest high-density suburb of Sakubva allegedly released two suspects who were detained at the police station after soliciting for a bribe of $10.