ED commissions 40 ZRP vehicles

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has started taking delivery of all terrain vehicles purchased by the government as part of efforts to ensure that the force is modernised and adequately resourced to properly carry out their duties.

Gone are the days when members of the police force would request citizens to chip in and assist with vehicles for operational purposes. Read more

James Makamba’s SA Mansion To Be Auctioned Over 59 Million Rand Bank Debt

Image result for James makambaJames Makamba’s multi-million rand Johannesburg mansion is set to be auctioned at the end of the month following an order of the court.

According to a report by Fin24, Makamba owes Absa’s wealth unit R59 million in debt as a result of mortgage, credit card and vehicle financing accounts.

Makamba’s property is set to go under the hammer on November 29, with opening bids starting at R25 million. Read more

Dubai Police begin training officers how to pilot $150,000 flying motorbikes

Footage shows one officer wearing a motorcycle helmet taking off from a football pitch in a flying lesson in front of Dubai's skylineDubai police officers have begun training on flying motorbikes with four propellers to help them fight crime from the skies.

Police believe the S3 2019 hoverbike, designed by a California tech firm, will help them reach hard-to-access areas when they respond to emergencies.

Featuring three-bladed propellers the device can fly at 60mph up to 16 feet above the ground. Police believe the S3 2019 hoverbike will help them reach hard-to-access areas 

Footage shows one officer wearing a motorcycle helmet taking off from a football pitch in a flying lesson in front of Dubai’s skyline.

The hoverbikes will be in action by 2020 with two crews already learning how to pilot them, CNN reported. Read more

Econet to revamp and beautify First Street

Image result for EconetwirelessEconet Wireless said it is partnering Harare City Council to revamp Harare First Street.

The company will repave pavements and design clean family-friendly sitting areas with water features, children’s play area, translucent seats, benches, open air theatre sitting and solar phone charging ports.

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Econet also plans to redo the First Street Police Post by deploying an eco-friendly and energy efficient container with air-conditioning, surveillance monitoring screens with split view, patrol self-balancing electric scooters, coffee and water dispensers. Read more

Chamisa Rejects ‘Dictator’ Tag, Insists he’s a Sweet Guy

Image result for chamisaMDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa rejected accusations that he has dictatorial tendencies. This comes after he reportedly fired mayors and deputies appointed in different municipalities where MDCA holds a majority of council seats.

Some of the affected municipalities include Victoria Falls, Masvingo, Bulawayo and Harare.

Chamisa maintains that he had to do what he did in order to protect his party and that he is neither dictatorial, sexist nor tribalist.  Read more

Mwonzora Is Not At Loggerheads With Anyone: MDCA VP Komichi

Image result for morgan komichiMDC Alliance vice president Morgen Komichi has moved to dispel reports that there is confusion within the party over the suspension of some party members.

Recently, the MDCA expelled senior members who had stood as independent candidates in the July 30 elections.

MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora reversed a decision by the party’s Matabeleland North provincial leadership to suspend Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dlamini.

Mwonzora, writing to Mat North party provincial leaders, said Read more

Acting PG Turned Half Blind After Opening Mysterious Letter

Image result for Acting Prosecutor General Mr Kumbirai HodziActing Prosecutor General Mr Kumbirai Hodzi turned half blind after opening a letter from an anonymous person.

Hodzi said his eyes and nose started itching when he touched the letter which was on his desk. After visiting a specialist, one of his eyes was confirmed to have lost sight by 90 percent.

Hodzi revealed this during last week’s interviews for the Prosecutor General post. He said he hadd eye surgery to restore his eyesight.  Read more

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