Death toll in US shooting incident rises to 36

abcNews The death toll from a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart, increased to 22 after two more victims died in the hospital, police said. David Shimp, chief executive officer at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, said one patient died late Sunday night and another Monday morning. The victims were among

Troubled Minister Prisca Mupfumira

Jailed Mupfumira takes freedom bid to High Court

By Mary Taruvinga BARELY a week after Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira was locked up for 21 days, the embattled politician has approached the High Court seeking bail. This comes after Acting Chief Magistrate Munamato Mutevedzi had ruled that her bail issues cannot be entertained by any court, Mupfumira was arrested and charged with criminal abuse

Tourism Minister has been charged with abuse of office and corruption

Seven million dollar charges: Mupfumira charge sheet details million dollar looting at Nssa

By Leopold Munhende TOURISM Minister Priscah Mupfumira is facing a litany of corruption charges based on criminal abuse of office during her tenure as Public Service Minister in 2017, her charge sheet reveals. She is the first person to be arrested by the newly appointed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and first Cabinet Minister to be

Businessman forced to pay US$1 400 for murder victim’s missing shoe

By Mary Taruvinga A Harare businessman who allegedly connived with six of his workers to fatally assault a man for stealing meat worth $2 from his supermarket told the High Court that they have paid 20 cows to appease the deceased’s spirit. Tawanda Chivavaya, the owner of Choice Supermarket in GlenNorah, is being charged together

The Gems left the world spellbound

Zim netball official disappears in London

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’s delegation to the just ended Vitality Netball World Cup was thrown into disarray, Tuesday after a shadowy member of the management team disappeared amid suspicion he was set to seek asylum. The Gems at the national netball team is known, gate-crashed the World Cup ranked 13th and captured the imagination of

Morocco court condemns three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

AFP A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains. Suspected ringleader Abdessamad Ejjoud and two companions received the maximum penalty over the December killings of Danish tourist Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and

British-Zimbabwean businessman Byron Fundira, an early investor in the Kar-go project pictured at the launch with William Sachiti

Zim entrepreneur launches Europe’s first autonomous delivery vehicle

By UK Correspondent ZIMBABWE’S William Sachiti and his team at the Academy of Robotics have launched Europe’s first roadworthy autonomous delivery vehicle, “Kar-go” which aims to reduce the cost of last-mile delivery by as much as 90 percent. In the first week of its launch, Kar-go has been hosted by the Duke of Richmond and

Bulawayo High Court

Fresh trouble for Bulawayo Deputy Mayor

By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO deputy Mayor and MDC Ward 3 Councillor Tinashe Kambarami’s political career hangs in the balance. After an embarrassing week in which his bid to have Town Clerk Christopher Dube suspended for incompetence hit a brick wall, Kambarami now has to defend his election victory at the High Court. The case opened

MDC deputy chairperson Job Sikhala appeared in court handcuffed and under heavy guard

Two more weeks in jail for Sikhala, as MDC deputy chair is remanded in custody

By Tonderai Saharo BIKITA: MDC deputy national chairman Job Sikhala who is facing subversion charges connected to utterances he reportedly made at a party campaign rally in Masvingo last Saturday has been remanded in jail until July 24. Sikhala appeared before Masvingo Provincial Magistrate Marewanazvo Gofa in Bikita with a handful of supporters milling outside

Job Sikhala

Confusion rocks Sikhala court appearance amid jurisdiction issues

By Mary Taruvinga MDC vice chair Job Sikhala Wednesday failed to appear at the Harare magistrates’ court as announced before amid confusion on whether he should be tried in Harare where he lives or in Masvingo where he allegedly threatened to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa. There were reports Wednesday morning the firebrand legislator could be