A notorious housebreaker who was part of a gang that ransacked businessman Mr Wicknell Chivayo’s Ballantyne Park, Harare, home before getting away with property worth thousands of dollars, was yesterday jailed for an effective 11 years for illegal possession of firearms and articles for criminal use.

In passing sentence, Harare magistrate Mr Musaiona Shortgame took into account that Lamusi Nthula (55) of Chipatiko Village under Chief Chinamhora, had been on the run for many years.

ZANU PF youths yesterday vowed to take matters into their own hands and ordered law enforcement agents to look aside and allow them to ruthlessly crush widening public protests against President Robert Mugabe’s government.

Business came to a standstill in Harare, as thousands of Zanu PF activists – bussed from several provinces – marched from the party’s provincial offices to their headquarters in an apparent show of strength to intimidate their rivals in the wake of

Orlando Pirates continued to clean house on Wednesday and placed pouting striker Lehlohonolo Majoro and several other big names on the transfer list.

The other names on the list are Sifiso Myeni‚ Roger Majafa‚ Letsie Koapeng‚ Felipe Ovono and Yassar Mugerwa.

Majoro’s future at Pirates has been uncertain since the 29-year-old former Kaizer Chiefs player took to social media site Twitter in May and tweeted‚ ‘‘Tired of being a spectator”.

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A cop is said to have returned Pastor Evan Mawarire's bible which was lost in the chaos outside court. He is said to have said "Hatidi kutamba nemunhu wamwari! Tatambura tese!"

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman, Cecilia Mapako, died at a police roadblock in Nyanga on Monday, when the commuter omnibus ferrying her to hospital was allegedly detained for over an hour after the driver failed to pay a $15 spot fine.

According to Mapako’s husband, Lazarus Sakubende, who is employed as a commuter omnibus conductor, the deceased had a heart condition.
Mapako was referred to Parirenyatwa Hospital from Regina Coeli Mission Hospital.

“My wife was referred to Parirenyatwa

A MVUMA magistrate has ordered Chief Chirumhanzu to pay a village head $1,150 as restitution for two cattle he attached for allegedly having sex with his mother.

The headman, Mr Sifile Chiradza, dragged the chief to the Mvuma Civil court last Thursday demanding his beasts that were attached by the chief after he was found guilty of incest.

Chief Chirumhanzu allegedly found the plaintiff guilty of having an affair with Ms Emilia Nyambirai, his mother's younger sister, who in our

A LEGAL instrument is being crafted to ban the transportation of bulky goods by road in order to protect the country’s road network and boost National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) operations, a Cabinet Minister has said.

The ailing parastatal faces stiff completion from haulage truck operators, which have also been blamed for the spate of accidents in the country.

Responding to questions during the inaugural Infrastructure Conference at the ongoing Mine Entra expo in Bulawayo

A married Zimbabwean woman and a Nigerian man allegedly had the most unromantic end to a bout of love making when their sexual organs could not let go of each other after the pleasure session in Yeoville, Johannesburg yesterday.

Social media leaks by people in the area witnessing the incident claim that the Zimbabwean woman customarily married to a cross border transport operator known as Malayitsha, decided to spend an evening of fun at her Nigerian lover's place where the cheating

MORE than 40 children in Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo, have been admitted to hospital after inhaling teargas let off by riot police inside their halls of residence at Burombo block of flats, a human rights lawyer has claimed.

The incident took place when police responded to sporadic attacks by a group of young people during demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe two weeks ago.

Abammeli Human Rights Lawyers Network director, Tineyi Mukwewa, said police had used

Zanu PF Political Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has criticised foreigners whom he said had turned the national flag into regalia they put on when engaging in illegal protests.

“Woona twusikana twechirungu twopfeka flag yeZimbabwe! Kuita madress flag yedu manje! Kwaakutamba muzeerere nenyika uku! Kwakuda kutidheerera. (You see some protesting white women donning our national flag as dresses. They are undermining our authority, and we will not tolerate that.”

Kasukuwere was

MDC-T legislators Mr Gift Chimanikire (Southerton) and Eric Murai (Highfield East) brought their flags to Parliament yesterday and were ordered out.

They refused to leave and now face contempt of Parliament charges. Chimanikire and Murai were ejected from the Chamber by Chinomona after they continued displaying the Zimbabwean flag after Chinomona ruled that it was not consistent with Parliament’s Standing Orders.

Earlier on, Chitungwiza North MP Mr Godfrey Sithole (MDC-T) was

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) has embarked on a door-to-door exercise to mobilise people to attend rally.

NewsDay yesterday witnessed a group of ZimPF members moving around the high-density suburbs urging residents to attend the rally that will be addressed by party leader Joice Mujuru.

Mujuru’s rally is expected to draw thousands of people in a province largely viewed as a ZimPF stronghold and home of “Gamatox”, a former Zanu PF faction many of whose members were kicked

The MDC has today attacked the selective police attitude on protesters following the Zanu PF march in Harare.

MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesman, Luke Tamborinyoka said :”As a party, we applaud Zanu PF supporters for seeking to exercise their constitutional right by marching in support of mis-governance, looting and repression. Zanu PF reserves its right to march in solidarity with the authors of starvation and corruption. It is their right to march in commonality with a

A man suspected to have been involved in the gruesome murder and beheading of a woman hid behind the dock during proceedings in the Magistrate's Court yesterday.

Edward Raatji, 50, and his co-accused Stanley Mahlake, 33, have both been charged with murder after police found them in possession of a woman's head wrapped in newspapers near a taxi rank in Polokwane over a week ago.

Yesterday, presiding magistrate Michael Mamabolo had to instruct Raatji to respect the court and sit up

Zanu PF chief propagandist Jonathan Moyo has gone overdrive in berating #ThisFlag frontman Pastor Evan Mawarire.

Moyo has taken to his favourite outlet, twitter to vent his disdain on Mawarire.

He labelled Mawarire a “selfie pastor”.

He posted today “Uncle Sam has moved selfie pastor from “organising the people” only on #socialmedia to #SKYTV, #CNBCA, #BBC, #eNCA!”

Mawarire who is currently in South Africa has been doing media interviews with

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