PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has given in to pressure from the army and war veterans to put a stop to First Lady Grace’s controversial rallies “because they had become a national security threat”.

Since her dramatic entry into mainstream politics in mid-2014, Grace has addressed a series of rallies, most of which have been aimed at raising her political profile and create a platform to undo the political careers of her opponents within the ruling Zanu PF party.

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) says Johannes Tomana is not a “fit and proper person” to continue in the esteemed office of Prosecutor-General in the wake of defying court orders from the superior courts.In terms of the Constitution, for one to hold the office of Prosecutor-General, he/she “must be a fit and proper person”. However, Tomana yesterday filed an urgent chamber application seeking an interim order staying the process for his possible removal from

FIRST Lady and zanu-pf Women’s League secretary Amai Grace Mugabe is not interested in succeeding President Mugabe as insinuated by sections of the private media, her deputy, Cde Eunice Nomthandazo Moyo, said yesterday.

In an interview, Cde Moyo said the subject was discussed during the Women’s League national executive meeting in Harare on Wednesday, where the leadership expressed concern over the misconception over the First Lady’s position.

“The issue of

A member of the Police Protection Unit (PPU) who was arrested for mounting a fake roadblock and extorting $142 from an unsuspecting motorist, appeared in court yesterday charged with criminal abuse of duty as a public officer.

Kudzanai Kwashirai (34) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Elijah Makomo. He was remanded in custody.

Kwashirai’s alleged accomplice Tawanda Nyamutamba is on the run.

The complainant is Bernard Andries Bester (60) of Greenave Forestry Estate in

In an incident that has left the entire local community stunned, a married man got the shock of his life when he discovered that his private parts were swollen after sexual intercourse with his girlfriend, a condition that has left health experts at Masvingo General hospital speechless.
The man John Chinyenga from Wildbeast area(popularly known as Hwiribisi), went to his girlfriend’s house on February 11 in the same area where he had sexual intercourse with her.

HARARE - The Zanu PF war over President Robert Mugabe’s 92nd birthday bash to be held in Masvingo on Saturday continues unabated — amid claims that the party faction rallying behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s mooted presidential aspirations is still planning to scuttle the event.

Well-placed Zanu PF sources told the Daily News yesterday that as a result, authorities had effected a heavy security presence in the province, in anticipation of

Two Harare city council employees yesterday chocked to death during an operation to unblock a wastewater line.

The two Wilson Nyerukai (43) and Mugove Musariri (33) died in an accident that happened on the corner of Penny Close and Bay Close.

“The City of Harare announces with a deep sense of sorrow the death of two of its employees today (yesterday) in Msasa Park during an operation to unblock a wastewater line,” reads the death notice from City of Harare.

I WILL sponsor soccer until baboons and monkeys start using cellphones and laptops, Wicknell Chivhayo has said. This is a responsive spat by ZIFA partner Wicknell Chivhayo after comedian Carl Joshua Ncube alleged attacked the young businessman in one of his shows.

The attacks on Chivhayo have gone viral on some social media sites which the latest being the comedian’s upcoming show dubbed The Roast of Sir Wicknell. In an interview the flamboyant businessman said he does pay

VALENTINE'S Day gifts reportedly sold out a Harare woman who was cheating with three close friends. Linda Chigombo of Glen View is said to have been dating the trio of Clayton Muchidza, Elives Muzhandu and Easy Takudzwa Masawi despite them being close friends.

The illicit affair came to light when Clayton failed to buy Linda a present on Valentine’s Dayafter the duo of Takudzwa and Elives had sent theirs.

The self-confessed love cheat confirmed the illicit affairs saying

ZANU PF hawks opposed to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s bid to succeed President Robert Mugabe have reportedly devised a strategy to kick him out of both government and the ruling party through no-confidence votes emanating from various provinces.

The latest strategy was reportedly hatched recently, after earlier attempts by First Lady Grace Mugabe to expose Mnangagwa’s “shenanigans” seemed unsuccessful.

At a rally in Chiweshe two weeks ago, Grace

A MAID from Gweru was lucky to escape jail when she was sentenced to perform 420 hours of community service for fatally assaulting a 73-year-old granny in a dispute over $5.

Sithabile Moyo, 23, of Nembudziya Village in Gokwe, pleaded guilty to culpable homicide for causing the death of Esnath Mutizwa on July 17 last year at about 10AM.

The court heard how Moyo hit Mutizwa once on the chest with her right elbow and she fell face first onto a pile of logs.

She died instantly.

TWO minor siblings from Mberengwa were burnt beyond recognition after a hut in which they were sleeping caught fire.

Their teenage mother had left a candle burning in their bedroom hut.

The tragedy occurred on Tuesday last week at around 9PM.

Nelia Chinhamo, 19, of Mutumburi village chief Chingoma in Mberengwa, allegedly left her two minor children in her bedroom hut after placing a candle on top of radio speaker and left for Zvavachari Dam for fishing.

National Police

A BUSINESSMAN from Chiredzi and a Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) officer died on the spot when their vehicles collided head-on at the 95km peg along the Ngundu-Tanganda Road.

Masvingo police spokesperson Inspector Charity Mazula said the accident occurred on Monday at around 5AM.

Insp Mazula identified the deceased as Augustine Nyikadzino, 50, of Tongaat Hullet and Taruona Ndava, 37, of ZPCS Chiredzi.

She said the bodies were taken to Chiredzi Hospital

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been warned by the Zanu PF national vice chairperson, Kudzai Chipanga, that if he doesn’t show his full support for President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, he will be expelled from the ruling party.

He was speaking at Cooksey Hall in Chinhoyi on Wednesday, and said all those who decide not to show support for the president and his family will find themselves outside the party like former secretary general Edgar Tekere, who was expelled for

A five-member ministerial delegation visited Chiadzwa diamond fields yesterday on a fact-finding mission after panners stormed the area in the wake of a Government directive to all mining firms there to cease operations and vacate the area within 90 days. Police said 50 villagers had been arrested as of yesterday.

All firms that were ordered to cease operations had not renewed their licences as stipulated by the Mines and Minerals Act. Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter

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