Articles tagged 'gutu'

Villagers victimised after Tsvangirai tour 11 March 2017 HARARE - The countrywide tour by MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, pictured, has reignited victimisation of opposition activists in rural areas, a political pressure group has said. Tsvangirai recently wrapped up a 29-day countrywide tour under which he met ordinary citizens.  In the aftermath ...
Tsvangirai narrows Byo Senator search 4 March 2017 HARARE - MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai, poised to pick a new Senator for Bulawayo Metropolitan province, has been in talks with key officials in the second city and promised to unveil his nominee soon, with three officials among those under close consideration. Tsvangirai has been in talks w...
Zegu in inaugural graduation 31 December 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (Zegu) has held its inaugural graduation ceremony where 44 students graduated with various degrees. Zegu vice-chancellor Sunungurai Chingarande-Mutanga said after being granted the charter and officially opened by government the tertiary institutio...
MDC calls for Moyo's arrest 10 October 2016 HARARE - As the ugly Zanu PF dust-up over the corruption probe against Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured)  and his deputy Godfrey Gandawa hots up, the MDC has joined the brawl calling for the arrest of the Tsholotsho North MP. This comes as the two Zanu PF factions, which are g...
Shut up, George Charamba told 9 June 2016 HARARE - The Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC has called upon President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson George Charamba to shut up and let the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) carry out its constitutional mandate and investigate any official involved in graft regardless of social status or politi...
Zanu PF marchers 'kissing shoes of a failed leadership' 31 May 2016 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's opposition MDC has sledged people who willingly marched through Zimbabwe's capital Harare last week in support of President Robert Mugabe, saying they were kissing the shoes of a failed leadership. Pro-Zanu PF backers and social activists staged demonstrations as t...
Beware: Mugabe cautions war vets 15 May 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday warned disaffected former freedom fighters who have been increasingly challenging his authority and that of his close lieutenants to watch out, as he will not hesitate to expel them from the warring Zanu PF if they continue on their confrontational path....
Mwanjali remanded in custody, Gutu gets bail 20 April 2016 HARARE - CAPS United captain Method Mwanjali spent his third night in custody yesterday after the Harare Magistrates' Courts failed to finalise on his initial hearing on a case he is accused of stabbing a Southerton man. Mwanjali, 33, appeared in court together with his teammate Archieford Gut...
MDC savages Mugabe over Indigenisation 14 April 2016 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC says President Robert Mugabe should do the right thing and overhaul the controversial indigenisation laws so as to attract the much needed foreign direct investment and not offer piecemeal but desperate concessions. In a statement yesterday, MDC spokesperson Ob...
Tsvangirai to lead massive demo 13 April 2016 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will tomorrow lead the planned MDC's “mother of all mass demonstrations” against President Robert Mugabe to press for the promised 2,2 million jobs and also demand answers on the whereabouts of the $15 billion missing diamond revenue. In an intervie...
'Zanu PF is dead meat' 7 December 2015 HARARE - As Zimbabwe hurtles towards the 2018 national elections amid growing political and economic turmoil in the country, opposition parties say they are confident they will take Zanu PF to the cleaners, particularly if they come together in a grand coalition to end President Robert Mugabe's l...
20 MDC officials arrested 9 November 2015 HARARE - Police in Harare yesterday arrested 20 opposition MDC officials including the party's Harare provincial chairperson Eric Murayi while he was informing his party supporters that authorities had blocked them from holding a rally in Harare South constituency. Lawyers representing Murayi ...
Epic battle against black mamba 14 December 2014 GUTU - Bernard Masikati, 55, met his fate at around 8pm on Wednesday last week when he went into his thatched hut which serves as a bedroom to collect mealie-meal that he wanted to use to prepare his supper. Unbeknown to him, a black mamba,  one of the most venomous snakes in Africa and one of...
Six juveniles drown in flooded rivers 7 January 2014 MASVINGO - At least six juveniles have drowned in one week. Peter Zhanero, the Masvingo police spokesperson, said the children drowned while playing in flooded rivers in Masvingo’s rural areas. The juveniles, aged between eight and 13, drowned in Gutu while swimming in flooded rivers. “W...
Daily News wins court case 28 October 2013 MASVINGO - A Masvingo magistrate has acquitted the Daily News, represented by its Group Editor, Stanley Gama, on allegations of publishing falsehoods  prejudicial to the State. The Daily News was charged by Masvingo police of publishing falsehoods in a story which claimed that Zanu PF had set ...
Gutu man acquitted of tearing Mugabe's poster 9 October 2013 MASVINGO - A Gutu man who was arrested for allegedly tearing President Robert Mugabe's campaign poster has been acquitted by a Masvingo magistrate. Masvingo magistrate Langton Ndokera on Monday freed Innocent Bveketi, 33, of Hwiru in Gutu after the court failed to produce evidence that he tore...
Stray lions kill livestock in Gutu 17 September 2013 MASVINGO - Villagers in Bikita and Gutu are living in fear after a pride of five lions strayed from Chiredzi River Conservancy. The lions have devoured over 50 cattle over the past two weeks. Felix Chikovo, Masvingo provincial administrator, said government was contemplating evacuation of the ...