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Benjani’s sister goes under in Britain

The sister of Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari is a suspected illegal immigrant who has gone on the run in Britain. Mwaruwari, 31 - earns £40,000 a week as a striker with the Premiership's side Sunderland, but his sister Maria allegedly…

Killer Zimbabwean father used PC cable

MANCHESTER, UK - Zimbabwean man strangled his children with computer cable in a symbolic bid to punish his estranged wife for looking for new lovers on the internet, a court heard.  Petros Williams denies killing his four-year-old daughter…

Zimbabwean burglar in Ireland jailed

By Martina Nee  Ireland- A 35-year-old Zimbabwean man who committed burglaries at a number of B&Bs (Bed & Breakfast), by gaining access to rooms with filed down keys, was jailed for 12 months this week and could face deportation…

Sex with rapist nurse in UK gospel show

By Fortune Tazvida Slough, UK- A married Zimbabwean nurse in the United Kingdom who was arrested in 2009 over claims she had a 4 month fling with a violent rapist took part in gospel concert over the weekend as a backing singer for gospel…

Total of 209 Zimbabweans in UK jails

A total of 209 Zimbabweans are being held in prisons and immigration removal centres in the United Kingdom, the government there has revealed. The revelations were made in the House of Lords when Baroness Sayeeda HussainWarsi asked a…

Zimbabwean carer in UK stole thousands

By David Jackson NORTHAMPTON, UK - A Zimbabwean care worker who stole thousands of pounds from a mentally ill man with learning difficulties has been given a suspended jail sentence. Lloyd Madamba worked for the charity Mind and was the…

Chenjerai Hove finds safe haven in the US

By Michael Vasquez The death threats? Too numerous to count. The serious attempts on his life ranged from make-believe doctors offering potentially fatal ``medicine" to a traffic accident that was no accident at all. In his native Zimbabwe,…

Freedom fighters of the diaspora

By TANYA PAMPALONE Munjodzi Mutandiri has a tightly trimmed goatee, dimples and wire-framed spectacles and signs off his emails with a simple message: ZIMBABWE, his correspondence reads in capital letters, SHALL BE FREE.  It's a quiet but…

Bid to deport Zimbabwean asylum seeker

Shadreck Phiri, a subservient but well-known Zimbabwean who was seized by UK immigration authorities 2 weeks ago is earmarked for deportation to Malawi tonight Thursday, 11th February 2010. He is being held at Brookhouse IRC (a detention…

Zimbabwean woman loses British passport

A woman from Zimbabwe living in Belfast has been left stateless after losing a judicial review against a decision to confiscate her British passport. Beatrice Alstrid Burnett took the case after her passport was confiscated by immigration…