Articles tagged 'police'

Robert Mugabe flies into bomb storm 4 July 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe returned home yesterday to face a torrent of allegations, inflamed by the recent bomb explosion that rocked the second city of Bulawayo on June 24, claiming two lives. The 94-year-old teetotaller, who was receiving medical attention in Singapore, is bein...
ED security fears mount 2 July 2018 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the July 30 national elections, the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly becoming an issue, with authorities revealing at the weekend that they will take extraordinary measures to secure his safety. This comes after Mnangagwa narrowly...
Mnangagwa 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) during a campaign rally at White City Stadium last weekend. Hordes of journalists and members of the public flocked...
Mugabe's party hits back at ED 1 July 2018 HARARE - A faction of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of former president Robert Mugabe — has hit back at President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his claims that his former rivals in the Generation 40 (G40) were behind the bombing in Bulawayo last Saturday, saying he should w...
ED 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson............. [GoogleAd]
Churches condemn Byo bombing 30 June 2018 HARARE - Churches have condemned the bomb attack during a Zanu PF campaign rally which killed two aides and left President Emmerson Mnangagwa's deputy and a Cabinet minister nursing serious wounds. Vice President Kembo Mohadi and Zanu PF chairperson and Water and Climate minister Oppah Muching...
Aussies, Pakistan jet in 30 June 2018 HARARE - Australia and Pakistan have commendably put aside the unfortunate political disturbances caused by a bomb blast at a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo last Saturday as they arrived in Zimbabwe for the Twenty20 triangular series. Pakistan were the first to touch down at R...
Byo bombing: Minister loses breast 29 June 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF national chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has been airlifted to South Africa for reconstruction surgery after her breast was ripped off when an explosion rocked an election campaign rally addressed by President Emmerson...... [GoogleAd]
ED tightens close security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies’ protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. The Daily News can exclusively rep...
'Byo bombing exposes ED security deficiencies' 26 June 2018 HARARE - Political and civil rights activists believe that the bomb explosion that rocked an otherwise sleepy city of Bulawayo on Saturday gives rise to serious questions around the ability of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security handlers. Analysts canvassed by the Daily News yesterday said...
Unprecedented security at Mnangagwa's event 26 June 2018 HARARE - Security for President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his first meeting following the Bulawayo bomb blast which he described as an attempt on his life by “my usual enemies” was ultra-tight at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) yesterday, with layers of protection surrounding the ve...
Mnangagwa tightens security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies' protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. [Adz]
ED bomb attack: Security experts comb blast scene 25 June 2018 HARARE - White City Stadium was yesterday turned into a no-go-area as top security officials continued to comb the scene of the weekend's bomb attack for leads. This followed a blast that rocked a star rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday, which left 41 injured, among th...
Cop in trouble over bribe 18 June 2018 HARARE - A Harare cop is in trouble after his bid to evade jail for accepting a bribe hit a brick wall, following the dismissal of his High Court appeal in which he challenged the conviction. Taurai Khauyeza had approached the High Court, appealing against a ruling by a Zimbabwe Republic Polic...
Violence continues unabated at PSL matches 18 May 2018 HARARE – It looks like local soccer administrators are losing the fight against football hooliganism and violence at Castle Lager Premiership matches. At the weekend, there was another bad advertisement of the domestic league when Highlanders fans brazenly attacked Yadah FC fans at the Nationa...
Murder-accused duo spends 17 years on remand 17 May 2018 HARARE - One of two Zanu PF activists who allegedly murdered a tractor driver at the height of the country's bloody land reform programme is seeking to be set free, 17 years after the alleged incident took place. Dabson Zhuwao and his accomplice Tapiwa Chimbandi were initially arrested in 2001...
Chihuri must come back home and clear his name 17 May 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri has been sucked in a number of controversies ever since he was retired from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in December last year. Unlike his predecessors who retired quietly, Chihuri is being hounded left, right and centre since...
Chombo's bail conditions relaxed 17 May 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has granted an application by former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo to have his bail conditions relaxed to allow him to seek treatment in South Africa. Chombo made the application through his lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, who argued that Chombo had been religiously a...
Mapfumo says police sold his cars 26 April 2018 HARARE - Outspoken Chimurenga singer Thomas Mapfumo on Tuesday said a top Zimbabwe Republic Police cop corruptly sold his cars confiscated by the police nearly two decades ago. Mapfumo was accused way back in 2001 of buying five stolen luxurious cars from then fugitive car dealer, George Siban...
Chihuri holed up in Malawi 22 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, pictured, whose world is collapsing around him, reportedly sought and found refuge at his wife's family home in Malawi where he is said to be nursing an undisclosed ailment, the Daily News on Sunday has heard. Once ousted president...
Police cause chaos at Rufaro 18 April 2018 Dynamos.......................(0) 1 Yadah FC......................(1) 1 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) poor crowd control methods were once again exposed on Sunday during this drama-filled Castle Lager Premiership match between Dynamos and Yadah which ended in a draw. The of...
Habitual criminal among armed robbers in shoot-out with cops 17 April 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that one of the armed robbers involved in a shoot-out with police officers that claimed the life of one civilian is a habitual criminal who always got away with bail. The habitual robber, Prince Makodza, is currently on the run. His accomplices Cletos Mazhewe,37, Tadziy...
Women rapists resurface 15 April 2018 HARARE - The bizarre cases of women ganging up, kidnapping men and raping them has resurfaced again after a Harare man was recently drugged and driven to Rusape one early morning after being offered transport in a Toyota Prado by four women. People are reminded of sisters Sophie and Netsai Nho...
“Police destroyed diamond miner” 12 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) played a crucial role in destroying diamond mining firm Gye Nyame Resources (Gye Nyame) after they looted the company's diamonds worth over $10 million, people familiar with the matter has said. Gye Nyame is one of the six companies that were merged ...
'Chihuri looted diamonds worth millions of dollars' 10 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri allegedly seized a vault containing diamonds worth millions of dollars belonging to a company that was in partnership with the cops before he forcibly took its claim in the gem rich Chiadzwa fields, Parliament heard yesterday. Chihu...