Articles tagged 'epworth'

Two Epworth youths up for murdering prostitute 6 December 2018 HARARE - Two Epworth teenagers appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa yesterday facing charges of murdering an alleged prostitute. They were not asked to plea when they appeared in court facing murder charges as defined in section 47 of the Criminal Law chapter 9:23. Accordin...
Uncle Epaton pushes Epworth onto Zimdancehall map 8 October 2018 HARARE – Rising dancehall chanter Uncle Epaton is determined to put his neighbourhood Epworth on the map and vowed to advance clean lyrics. Dancehall is known for camps such as Mbare, Highfield and Dzivaresekwa (DZ). [GoogleAd] The chanter is known for the raw version of the Panomhanya M...
Epworth hotbed for political violence 5 June 2018 HARARE - A number of civilians were hospitalised over the last two months as the MDC Alliance and Zanu PF turned Epworth into a hotbed of violence during their disputed primary elections. On Saturday, political intolerance reigned supreme as six people were heavily assaulted during disputed MD...
Aspiring MDC MP up for murder 13 February 2018 HARARE - Aspiring MDC MP for Epworth constituency Zivai Mhetu was hauled before the courts yesterday on allegations of murdering his wife in suspected rituals. Mhetu appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa and was released on $200 bail after his lawyer managed to get the prosecut...
Political violence breaks out in Epworth 4 January 2018 HARARE - Intra-party violence has reared its ugly head in the ruling Zanu PF party after youth league officials clashed in Harare on Tuesday over residential stands ownership — leaving one house burnt and two children injured. Zanu PF youth league chairperson for Harare province Godwin Gomwe t...
MPs outraged over teen girls abuse 30 September 2017 HARARE - Legislators on Tuesday expressed shock over underage commercial sex work in Epworth, Hopley and Caledonia and called on the government to swoop on and arrest paedophiles who are targeting poverty-ravaged young girls, raping and sexually exploiting them. Presenting her motion in the Na...
Life on the margins in Epworth 14 May 2017 HARARE - Maggots feast on faecal matter in Epworth as children play close by, apparently oblivious of the health implications. Elsewhere in this dirt-poor place, a toilet collapses with a resident inside, while a shallow well also caves in while people are fetching water. All these incident...
Zanu PF candidate dragged to court for disrupting rally 15 February 2017 HARARE - A losing Zanu PF candidate for ward four in Epworth was dragged to court yesterday after he allegedly mobilised a group of youths to disrupt a meeting convened by a local councillor. Kudakwashe Damson, from Overspill, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing charges...
Lawyers to present video exposing police brutality 29 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), who are representing 105 rioters arrested following demonstrations in Ruwa and Epworth early this month, are set to furnish the court with a video that exposes police's brutally in dealing with the protestors. ZLHR lawyer Trust Manda — who app...
'Protest leaders must focus on teamwork' 17 July 2016 HARARE - Last Wednesday's nationwide stay-away was successful because it was a “collective thing that involved almost everyone” — followers of Pastor Evans Mawarire, supporters of #Tajamuka, and most importantly ordinary men and women. Political and social commentators said the recent nationwi...
Tsvangirai plots countrywide protests 16 July 2016 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has declared total war on Zanu PF, announcing plans yesterday to roll out fresh nationwide protests that are intended to force President Robert Mugabe out of office. Tsvangirai's announcement came after the former prime minister in the government of...
Zimbabweans have had enough 15 July 2016 HARARE - Events of the past few days have exposed how President Robert Mugabe's incompetent and ham-fisted government is desperately clinging to power — in most cases by lying through their teeth. What is, however, clear in all this is that we are all fed up with this regime that has grown rog...
Pile pressure on Mugabe: Mutasa 15 July 2016 HARARE - As president Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF continue to feel the heat from angry protesters who want the rot devouring the country arrested, former senior Cabinet minister and ruling party stalwart, Didymus Mutasa, says mounting public agitation for change could force the nonagenarian out of ...
Mugabe's govt pressing self-destruct baton 13 July 2016 HARARE - The arrest of popular leader of #ThisFlag campaign — Evan Mawarire — who is leading a movement for citizens remonstrating against the deteriorating economic situation in the country is a sign of desperation by the government. Mawarire has been charged with inciting public violence and...
'Protests unstoppable now' 13 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's rulers cannot stop mass protests even if they arrest the leaders because the movement has gathered too much momentum,  protest group #Tajamuka/Sesijikile has said. The social media movement said after a stakeholders meeting held in Harare this week, that demonstrations agai...
Women declare war on Mugabe 12 July 2016 BULAWAYO - As Zimbabwe continues to teeter on the brink of complete implosion, there are fresh fears among the populace that President Robert Mugabe's panicking government will respond with even more venom when thousands of women across the country embark on rolling marches from this coming weeke...
France denies backing Harare protests 12 July 2016 HARARE - French ambassador to Zimbabwe Laurent Delahousse denied yesterday State accusations that he backed street protests and a national work boycott which shut businesses and paralysed the public transport system in Harare last week. Delahousse told the Daily News that the accusations were ...
No to violence: Zanu PF 12 July 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF political commissar Savior Kasukuwere has urged Zimbabweans not to resort to violence saying his party was ready to listen to citizens' concerns. Responding to the current wave of protests against President Robert Mugabe's policies, Kasukuwere said violence would not necessari...
We're ready to die: Protestors 11 July 2016 HARARE - Despite suffering savage beatings, ongoing harassment by authorities and being locked up for fighting for change in the country over the past few weeks, protesting democracy activists say they are ready to die for the cause and will not rest until President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF...
My heart bleeds for Zim: Msipa 11 July 2016 HARARE - Respected Zanu PF elder Cephas Msipa says he hopes to live for as long as possible so that he can witness Zimbabweans, the majority of whom are trapped in the jaws of grinding poverty, live in the “promised land of milk and home” that he fought for. In his 85th birthday message on Sat...
'Mugabe fails to douse flames' 11 July 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe is failing to douse “succession flames” that are currently consuming his Zanu PF party, as his meetings to bring order around the country have thus far failed to heal the rifts. Last Friday, Mugabe was in Mashonaland Central, where he confirmed that the meeting...
Zim shutdown: Arrested juveniles released to parents care 11 July 2016 HARARE - Juveniles involved in the peaceful protests on Wednesday have been released into their parents' custody after being arrested in Bulawayo. Citizens on July 6, heeded a call to stay away from work and school in protest against the economic meltdown and social injustices in the country. ...
Pressure piles on Mugabe, Zanu PF 10 July 2016 HARARE - With the Zimbabwean economy continuing to die and long-suffering citizens becoming more restless by the day as witnessed in the dramatic events of the past week, the political pressure is mounting on President Robert Mugabe and his panicking ruling Zanu PF, who are facing their biggest c...
Riots: Hundreds locked up 10 July 2016 HARARE - As demonstrations against the President Robert Mugabe-led regime rage on across the country Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have stood with most of the victims recording more than 750 people nationwide under their support. The human rights activists have piled a series of com...
Gvt to escalate social media blitz 10 July 2016 HARARE - After successfully and temporarily jamming the WhatsApp platform during Wednesday’s nationwide stay-away, there are fears that government will intensify controls as we approach the 2018 elections, observers contend. However, as they say; once bitten twice shy — citizens after this ord...