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Love-rat pastor drinks poison

Reverend Menard Zvenyika
by admin - 23 August 2014

By Walter Mswazie MASVINGO – A Reformed Church in Zimbabwe (RCZ) senior pastor in Masvingo, Reverend Menard Zvenyika, allegedly committed suicide by drinking poison, minutes before he attended a disciplinary hearing over allegations of adultery. Reverend Menard Zvenyika Rev Zvenyika allegedly committed...

Politics

Minister spares 97 death row inmates

Minister Mnangagwa

By Daniel Nemukuyu  in VICTORIA FALLS Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he will not sign death warrants for 97 murder convicts on death row because the sentence is too harsh and must be done away with. Although the Constitution provides for the penalty, Minister Mnangagwa said he still believed that it was unfair. Minister Mnangagwa Officially opening...

Business

Zimplats shuts Bimha Mine

Alex Mhembere

By John Kachembere HARARE - Zimbabwe’s largest platinum producer, Zimplats, could lose up to $100 million following the closure of its Bimha Mine. Alex Mhembere Alex Mhembere, chief executive of the Australia Stock Exchange-listed firm said the mine, which collapsed last month, would be indefinitely shut down “in order to safeguard the safety of underground personnel and equipment”. “A team...

Opinion

When people revolt and Why? – Masipula Sithole

The late Professor Masipula Sithole

Professor Masipula Sithole was a prominent Zimbabwean nationalist and political scientist who died in the United States in 2003. Below is one of his speeches delivered at a Harare Hotel in which he looks at why people revolt. MASS PUBLIC OPINION INSTITUTE SEMINAR SPEECH 7 March 2002 Monomotapa Crowne Plaza (Great Indaba Room) When people revolt and Why? By Masipula Sithole Ladies and Gentlemen, I...

Crimes & Courts

525 hours for scalding husband with oil

Linnet Makoni

By Clara Mudefi MUTARE – For scalding her husband with hot cooking oil after he refused to turn-off music from a DVD player last week earned a Penhalonga woman 24 months imprisonment. Nine months of the sentence were suspended on condition of good behaviour. Linnet Makoni Linnet Makoni (29) will, however, not be the Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Service guest after Mutare magistrate, Mr...

Local

Ndiweni family celebrates appointment of new chief

The newly appointed chief for Ntabazinduna Felix Nhlanhla Ndiweni is escorted by a family member Wilson Bacinyane Ndiweni on his arrival at the homestead to celebrate his appointment

By Nduduzo Tshuma NTABAZINDUNA – Some members of the Ndiweni family yesterday celebrated the appointment of Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Kayisa as substantive chief of Ntabazinduna by government following a traditional ceremony to anoint him the previous day. The newly appointed chief for Ntabazinduna Felix Nhlanhla Ndiweni is escorted by a family member Wilson Bacinyane Ndiweni on his arrival at...

International

Jacob Zuma address halted by EFF MPs in South Africa

EFF leader Julius Malema making sure no one nods off in Parliament

An address to parliament by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has been halted by opposition MPs. Mr Zuma was responding to allegations that he had “unduly benefitted” from an upgrade to his private home in Nkandla which cost taxpayers about $23m (£14m). EFF leader Julius Malema making sure no one nods off in Parliament MPs from the new Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) were not...

Showbiz

Dr Clarence sues Chitungwiza Municipality

Dr Clarence sues Chitungwiza Municipality

By Nigel Pfunde Popular music producer and Big Brother Africa hopeful Dr Clarence (real name Clarence Patsika) has taken legal action against Chitungwiza Municipality (CM) whom he accuses of incompetence that is compromising his creative acumen. Dr Clarence sues Chitungwiza Municipality Dr Clarence is suing  CM for gross incompetence that has resulted in his loss of creativity due to mental stress. He...

Sports

Bosso face tricky fixture against FC Platinum

Rahman Kutsanzira

By Ricky Zililo HIGHLANDERS dribbling master, Rahman Kutsanzira is likely to make a return to first team action tomorrow at Mandava Stadium against FC Platinum after recovering from an injury that had kept him on the sidelines for more than three months. Rahman Kutsanzira The slim attacking midfielder last featured for the Bulawayo giants, who are breathing heavily on the neck of defending champions...