Zivanai Katikiti

SA Deports To Zimbabwe Municipal Manager With Fake Papers

Agencies The Rand West City municipality senior manager who was arrested for working in SA illegally has been deported to Zimbabwe. Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi’s spokesperson Siya Qoza said the department concluded the deportation process for Zivanai Katikiti, a manager for financial control and reporting at the Rand West City municipality in Gauteng,

Constantino Chiwenga

WATCH: ‘We Will Not Export Our Patients’ – Chiwenga Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who also doubles up as the Health Minister has said the government will no longer provide foreign currency to any patient seeking treatment outside the country. He said the move is meant to bring down the health foreign currency bill and the funds will be used to upgrade local health

WATCH: Mutsvangwa’s Glowing Introduction Of ED

By Leopold Munhende INFORMATION Minister Monica Mutsvangwa Wednesday ran short of words in her praise of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. She lauded Mnangagwa for pioneering the second Chimurenga, bringing peace and immense economic prosperity in Africa, uniting warring armies at Zimbabwe’s independence in 1980, and fending off external aggressors threatening the SADC. Mutsvangwa made the remarks

IN PICTURES: Late David Mungoshi Burial

By Idah Mhetu RENOWNED author, poet and actor David Mungoshi was laid to rest last Saturday at the family homestead in rural Manyene Village, some 15 km east of Chivhu. Hundreds of mourners who included fellow artistes attended the solemn ceremony. Speaker after speaker spoke highly of the 2010 National Arts Merit Award (NAMA) winner,

The late Linda Gasa

Malawi businessman gets life sentence for killing pregnant Zim lover

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Malawi High Court sitting in the neighbouring country’s old capital city, Zomba, has sentenced to life imprisonment, businessman Misozi Chanthunya for murdering his Zimbabwean girlfriend Linda Gasa. Gasa was killed on August 4, 2010 at a private cottage in Mangochi after which Chanthunya escaped to South Africa days later. Judge Ruth

Hopewell Chin'ono

Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono freed on $10 000 bail

By Mary Taruvinga TOP journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has finally been freed on $10 000 bail after spending nearly a month and a half in remand prison. This follows an appeal he had lodged with the High Court after several failed attempts to secure his freedom. “The appeal be and is hereby granted. The reasons given

Job Sikhala (left)

11 offspring Sikhala tells court he is too stout to hide in ceiling

By Mary Taruvinga BAIL hearing for jailed MDC Alliance vice chair, Job Sikhala continued Tuesday with the firebrand politician taking to the witness’s stand before a Harare magistrate to deny both being violent and fugitive from justice. Sikhala is facing charges of inciting the public to commit violence. Said the opposition legislator in court, “The

Taj Abdul, holding blanket, and other co-accused persons at the Harare Magistrate's Court Friday

Notorious Robber, Taj Abdul, 8 Other Dangerous Criminals Denied Bail

By Mary Taruvinga NOTORIOUS armed robber, Musa Taj Abdul – who has been on the police wanted list for over 20 years – including other eight suspected dangerous criminals – appeared at the Harare Magistrate’s Court Friday facing nine counts of robbery. The accused persons appeared before Harare magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti who remanded them in

Suspected Serial Rapist In Court For Raping 11 Women

By Mary Taruvinga A SUSPECTED serial rapist Gilbert Mugodi, 48, was Thursday brought to court facing eleven rape counts involving separate victims without using protection before ejaculating in their mouths and forcing them to swallow his semen. He appeared before Harare magistrate Richard Ramaboa who remanded him in custody after advising him to approach the

Nelson Chamisa

WATCH: Police In Failed Bid To Block Chamisa From Addressing Media

By Leopold Munhende BATON-wielding police officers Wednesday tried unsuccessfully to stop MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa from addressing the media outside the Harare Magistrates’ Court where he had gone to show solidarity with party vice-chairperson, Job Sikhala. Sikhala was arrested last Friday on charges of inciting public violence. On Wednesday, he was remanded in custody

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi Hands in BarcelonaTransfer Request

BBC FORWARD Lionel Messi has asked to leave Spanish giants Barcelona this summer. The Argentina international, 33, sent a fax to the club on Tuesday saying he wishes to exercise a clause in his contract, allowing him to leave for free with immediate effect. Barca were beaten 8-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals

Notorious Armed Robber, Musa Taj Abdul Nabbed After 20 Years On Run

By Staff Reporter NOTORIOUS armed robber Musa Taj Abdul – who has been on police top wanted list for the past 20 years – was arrested in Beitbridge along with six other suspects Sunday night following a tip-off to police. Taj Abdul is accused by police of masterminding numerous criminal activities, including high profile robbery

Beatrice Mtetwa confronting a police officer who had insulted her at the Harare Magistrates' Courts Tuesday

WATCH: Cops Scolding Lawyer Mtetwa, Deny Her Access To Courts

By Leopold Munhende AN unidentified police chief inspector and some junior police officers were Tuesday caught on camera insulting top lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts. The senior police officer is heard shouting; ‘Futseki’ to Mtetwa before claiming she was a bogus lawyer. “This place is controlled by the police, we are here

Mnangagwa signs law allowing pregnant girls to continue in school

Xinhua Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed a law barring government schools from excluding girls who fall pregnant from attending lessons. Teachers are also no longer allowed to cane pupils, under amendments to the Education Act which became law on Saturday. The new law also says that no pupil shall be excluded from school for