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Biti and Ncube form new party

Tendai Biti and Welshman Ncube
by admin - 27 November 2014

HARARE – Two breakaway factions of Zimbabwe’s main Movement for Democratic Change party officially signed a unity pact on Wednesday, coming together under a new movement dubbed the Democratic Union. The two factions are those set up by former MDC secretary general Welshman Ncube and former finance...

Politics

Mugabe spokesman defends Mujuru

George Charamba (believed to be Nathaniel Manheru with President Robert Mugabe and Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa at a press conference

By Benson Dube BULAWAYO – President Robert Mugabe’s spokesman George Charamba yesterday dismissed an assortment of charges levelled against Vice-President Joice Mujuru and other ministers, describing them as mere political allegations with no legal ramifications. In an exclusive interview with Southern Eye at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo during a tour of the African Union Region 5 Under-20...

Business

Vic Falls Airport to be complete by August

Minister Obert Mpofu (in khaki suit) and other officials during a tour of Victoria Falls Airport on Monday

By Emmerson Njanjamangezi VICTORIA FALLS – Expansion works at Victoria Falls International Airport initially scheduled for completion by April next year are now expected to sail through by August 2015 due to construction materials procurement bottlenecks. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe chief executive David Chawota told stakeholders during a monitoring and evaluation tour of the airport...

Opinion

Au Revoir, Mrs Vice President?

Alex Magaisa

By Alex T. Magaisa There are two striking aspects of the on-going Zanu PF succession saga that have caught the imagination. The first is the swiftness and efficiency with which the bid for a Joice Mujuru Presidency has been utterly and completely decimated in a short space of time and in a manner so public it could not have been imagined. The second is the meek and almost dutiful manner of the Mujuru...

Crimes & Courts

Six stitches on organ after wife attack

Seth Kanyauro from Pumula South

BULAWAYO – In what could be a mortal blow, a Bulawayo man’s sex life had been apparently put on hold after he reportedly received six stitches on his manhood following a dispute in which his wife allegedly attempted to sever it. Seth Kanyauro from Pumula South, who feared to have been rendered impotent after his wife Beauty Dube held him by the private parts and repeatedly pulled his “bedroom...

Local

Sex scandal rocks Chaplin High School… pupils caught having orgy

Hostels at Chaplin High School

GWERU – Twelve pupils at Chaplin Government High School in Gweru have been expelled from school for allegedly engaging in a sex orgy at the girl’s hostels while their colleagues looked on. The shell shocking incident occurred in the wee hours of Tuesday when six boys, who are boarders at the school, allegedly sneaked into a girl’s hostel through a window before switching off electricity. The...

Diaspora

DRC-Zambia border truck inferno kills two Zimbabweans

Picture by Nehanda Citizen Reporter

Four people who include two Zimbabweans, a Zambian, and a Tanzanian were killed and 10 others injured in a huge fire that occurred Monday night on the border between the DRC and Zambia. Reports say the tragedy occurred at customs parking in the Congolese border town of Kasumbalesa about 90 kilometres south of Lubumbashi, Congo’s second largest city and capital of the mining province of Katanga. The...

International

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities

Demonstrators take part in a "mock trial" of Darren Wilson as they protest the decision of a grand jury regarding the death of Michael Brown in St. Louis, Missouri November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in civil unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an unarmed black teenager. There have been protests in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and other cities decrying...

Showbiz

Maphala in fist fight . . . gets physical with teen over hubby

Lorraine Maphala Phiri

BULAWAYO – Vivacious former Miss Zimbabwe Lorraine Maphala Phiri recently turned physical in a bid to defend her marriage from alleged home wreckers. The rumour mill in Bulawayo was overdrive this week that the former beauty queen, a down to earth character on most occasions, blew the top and was involved in a fight with 17-year-old Tanya Ngwenya at the up-market Zonkizizwe Shopping Mall in...

Sports

DeMbare players average, Pasuwa unprofessional — Mubaiwa

Dynamos chairperson Kenny Mubaiwa

By Ricky Zililo DYNAMOS chairman Kenny Mubaiwa yesterday took a dig at his coach Callisto Pasuwa accusing him of “unprofessional conduct” and described DeMbare’s championship-winning players as “average”. Pasuwa made history on Sunday by becoming the first coach in the modern day Premiership to win four successive titles but in a dramatic turn of events, the national team gaffer announced...