CIO’s thwart anti-Grace Mugabe demo

CIO’s thwart anti-Grace Mugabe demo

The infighting within President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party escalated after youths aligned to one of the bickering factions allegedly organized a demonstration against the First Lady Grace Mugabe on Tuesday.

Oppah Muchinguri, Amos Midzi and Grace Mugabe

Oppah Muchinguri, Amos Midzi and Grace Mugabe

According to state media reports Zanu-PF Harare provincial executive leaders hired five kombis yesterday with activists and members of the…

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Grace Mugabe’s blitz: 10 mad points

Grace Mugabe’s blitz: 10 mad points

By Fungi Kwaramba

HARARE – Like the feared tsunami, First Lady Grace Mugabe has left a trail of destruction around the country in the past few weeks, as she has shot from the hip and spewed bile at virtually all her “Meet the People” rallies.

Grace Mugabe fumes as women walk out

Grace Mugabe

In these rallies, her message has been a mixture of a little good, plenty of the bad, and truckloads of the ugly.

Today, the Daily News…

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Sharon Macheso accuses hubby of drug abuse

Sharon Macheso accuses hubby of drug abuse

By Tawanda Marwizi

Sungura star Alick Macheso’s daughter Sharon has revealed that her husband of two months Kudakwashe Munetsi abuses drugs and alcohol, smokes mbanje and drinks bronclear (popularily known as bronco), which results in him becoming violent towards her.

Sharon Macheso and Kuda Munetsi

Sharon Macheso and Kuda Munetsi

Sharon said this in her application for a protection order she filed against Munetsi at the…

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Man fakes being in a coma for two years

Man fakes being in a coma for two years

UNITED KINGDOM – A fraudster claimed he was a quadriplegic and faked being in a vegetative state for two years.

Even his wife played along (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)

Even his wife played along (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)

Alan Knight, 47, of Swansea, conned his elderly neighbour out of £40,000 and claimed he was unable to move from the neck down in a bid to avoid being punished for the crime.

He was caught out when doctors watching his hospital…

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Lady Squanda assaulted in commuter omnibus

Lady Squanda assaulted in commuter omnibus

CHITUNGWIZA – Zimdancehall artist Lady Squanda was assaulted in a commuter omnibus last week Thursday. The controversial artist was left with a deep cut on her chin and had to be stitched up at Chitungwiza General Hospital.

Lady Squanda assaulted in commuter omnibus

Lady Squanda assaulted in commuter omnibus

In a video posted by the ZimEntertainment TV channel Squanda boasted that since she was a ghetto youth and “star” she had decided to…

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Journalist continues with ‘Occupy Africa Unity Square’ protest

Journalist continues with ‘Occupy Africa Unity Square’ protest

HARARE – Prominent Zimbabwean journalist Itai Dzamara has continued leading the “Occupy Africa Unity Square” protest in the capital Harare.

Itai Dzamara has continued leading the "Occupy Africa Unity Square" protest in the capital Harare

Itai Dzamara has continued leading the “Occupy Africa Unity Square” protest in the capital Harare

Dzamara who is the editor of The News Leader newspaper was arrested Friday after he called on President Robert Mugabe to step down in a petition that was…

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Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge.

The prosecution had called for a…

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Zimbabwean mum and her three kids die in horror car crash in Australia

Zimbabwean mum and her three kids die in horror car crash in Australia

AUSTRALIA – Police here have released the names of the mother and her three children killed in a crash in Kambalda on Sunday night — and the grieving father has been contacted in Zimbabwe and told of the tragedy.

Zimbabwean mum and her three kids die in horror car crash in Australia

Zimbabwean mum and her three kids die in horror car crash in Australia

Emmet Moyo, 38, Sibonginkosi (Tahila), 8, Sibusiso (Blessing), 5, and baby Sandulo died when the Hyundai Getz…

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Zambia’s Sata goes for health check

Zambia’s Sata goes for health check

Zambia’s President Michael Sata has gone abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.

President Michael Sata

President Michael Sata

Mr Sata’s office said the 77-year-old leader flew out on Sunday but it did not disclose his destination.

Mr Sata made a rare public appearance last month to tell parliament: “I am not dead.”

The BBC’s Meluse Kapatamoyo says this is the first time the…

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Everyone is a bit confused says Bosso skipper

Everyone is a bit confused says Bosso skipper

By Eddie Chikamhi

GIANTS Highlanders’ miserable run of four straight losses has left players confused as a campaign that held so much promise at the beginning of the year has crumbled.

IT’S ALL GLOOMY . . . The Highlanders bench parades a number of sad faces, during their league match against Harare City, which the Bulawayo giants needed to win to be champions but, somehow, saw them collapsing to a 0-4 defeat. — Picture by William Mafunga

IT’S ALL GLOOMY … The Highlanders bench parades a number of sad faces, during their league match against Harare City, which the Bulawayo giants needed to win to be champions but, somehow, saw them collapsing…

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