Man’s corpse found with missing parts

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By Susan Nyamangodo Homicide police in Mutare are investigating a case of suspected ritual murder following the discovery of a body with missing private parts at a homestead in Marange on Wednesday. File picture of police loading a metal coffin Manicaland police spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa yesterday confirmed the discovery of Nyasha Matove’s heavily mutilated body at his homestead in Machedye Village under Chief Marange. “Nyasha Matove (61) was found dead at his homestead around 7am by his neighbour Innos Chisi (66), who had paid him a visit, and eventually…

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1 killed as bus side-swipes tractor

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On Jul 19, 2019 32,382 0 By Nyasha Mapasa One person died on the spot on Wednesday morning while the other was injured when a tractor they were travelling on was side-swiped by a Mutare-bound bus near Zimunya Township along the Mutare-Masvingo Highway. The accident involved a District Development Fund (DDF) tractor and Trip Trans bus, which was being driven by Rukweza Marshall (52). Police identified the deceased as Zvanai Musvosvera (35), of Zimunya Township on the outskirts of Mutare. The tractor driver, Zvinosvorei Chihururu, was injured and rushed to…

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Gems fall to Malawi

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By Ellina Mhlanga Despite a 43-59 defeat at the hands of Malawi yesterday at the M&S Bank Arena, Zimbabwe’s Gems remain in the run for a top six finish at the ongoing Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool. The Gems in action against Malawi yesterday The Gems have had a remarkable performance at the tournament but yesterday they found the going tough when they lost to Malawi. They were down 8-12 by the end of the quarter and they made mistakes and were losing possession every now and again. Related…

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Lupane lecturers go on strike

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On Jul 19, 2019 14,355 0 By Michell Zvanyanya Lupane State University (LSU) lecturers have gone on strike following the institution’s failure to review their salaries. Lupane State University LSU Academic Staff Association members held a meeting on Wednesday and resolved to down tools. In an interview, LSU director of marketing and communication, Mr Zwelithini Dlamini confirmed the development. Related Articles He said the lecturers have gone on strike and are demanding a salary hike. Mr Dlamini said as a result, undergraduate students block classes have been postponed and the…

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22 families homeless after demolitions

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By Pamela Shumba About 22 families at Reigate Compound in Bulawayo were on Tuesday left homeless after Umguza Rural District Council (RDC) demolished their houses in a long standing dispute that dates back to 2013. A front-end loader tears down a structure during the evictions of occupants at Reigate Compound in Umguza on Tuesday. (Picture by Obey Sibanda) The demolition of the houses comes after several attempts by the local authority to evict the residents, the latest being on Monday when the residents rejected eviction, demanding that the council resolves…

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Armed robbers shot dead

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By Michael Magoronga Four suspected serial armed robbers — out on bail facing 24 armed robbery charges involving cash, vehicles, guns and jewellery — were shot dead during a shootout with police in Kwekwe. Armed robbers after the shootout with police in Kwekwe on Wednesday The suspects were travelling in a Toyota Hiace when detectives pounced on them near Delta Beverages, Kwekwe depot, along Mbizo Road late on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses said after noticing the detectives behind them, the robbers allegedly opened fire resulting in police firing back. Related Articles When…

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Luke-ing the Beast in the Eye: MDC: Reloading a cogent solution to the Zimbabwe crisis

Luke-ing the Beast in the Eye: MDC: Reloading a cogent solution to the Zimbabwe crisis 7

By Luke Batsirai Tamborinyoka  Last Thursday, the MDC officially launched RELOAD, the party’s roadmap out of the multi-layered crisis currently afflicting Zimbabwe. Luke-ing the Beast in the Eye with Luke Batsirai Tamborinyoka We placed on the table a tapestry of solutions that will extricate the country from the jaws of the crocodile, where the stolen election of July 2018 unwittingly placed Zimbabwe and its hapless citizens. This week, I re-affirm the five key signposts as clearly enunciated in RELOAD, the MDC’s roadmap to legitimacy stability and confidence. Related Articles It…

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MPs have no dignity: Temba Mliswa on the politics of MPs’ vehicles and welfare

MPs have no dignity: Temba Mliswa on the politics of MPs’ vehicles and welfare 8

During a debate on a motion to remember the late Zanu PF MP Kaston Ringirisai Gumbwanda who died suddenly on June 25 this year, Norton MP Temba Mliswa (Independent), made the following contribution on the welfare of MPs in the National Assembly: Let me say that it has become a way of life now that every month there is a Member of Parliament who we debate on. What is important now is to debate on the circumstances that led to the death of Members of Parliament. The source of the…

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ICC suspends Zimbabwe over government interference, calls for restoration of board

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LONDON, England – Zimbabwe Cricket has been suspended with immediate effect, the International Cricket Council said in a statement on Thursday. The decision was taken in the ICC Annual Conference in London. The ICC took the decision after the government’s Sports and Recreation Commission suspended the Zimbabwe Cricket Board led by Tavengwa Mukuhlani for holding elections which it had demanded are shelved. ICC rules prohibit government interference. The ICC unanimously took the decision stating that Zimbabwe Cricket had failed to fulfil their obligation to “provide a process for free and…

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Zimbabwe Cricket suspended from membership of ICC over ‘government interference’

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On Jul 18, 2019 25,542 10 By Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe have been suspended from the ICC with immediate effect. After meeting on Thursday, the ICC Board unanimously decided that Zimbabwe Cricket was in breach of Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC Constitution, and that the actions of the Sports and Recreation Commission in suspending the board in June constituted government interference in Zimbabwe Cricket’s affairs. As a consequence of the suspension, ICC funding to Zimbabwe Cricket will be frozen and representative teams from Zimbabwe will not be allowed…

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