Sharon Mawedze, the wife of the Harare man who allegedly assaulted Star FM presenter Spencer Banda contradicted her husband Michael Mawedze’s testimony in court.
Mawedze, 41, appeared before Harare Magistrate Amanda Muridzo facing a charge of assault after he allegedly assaulted Banda in May accusing him of having an illicit love affair with his wife. Read more
MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has conceded that his former colleague Thokozani Khupe poses a threat to the MDC Alliance in the July 30 harmonised elections.
While Chamisa dismissed Khupe as a contender in the presidential elections, he said that her party may dilute votes in the local government and parliamentary elections. Read more
Defunct Trust Bank Corporation has threatened deputy minister of finance Terrence Mukupe with civil imprisonment for failing to service a $32 593 loan.
The bank alleges that Mukupe defied a 2013 court order from High Court judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo compelling him to clear his debt. Part of the bank’s summons read,
You (Mukupe), the defendant are called upon to pay to the plaintiff (Trust Bank) the sum of $32 593,57 with interest thereon at the rate of 5% per annum from April 2, 2013, together with cost of suit due by the plaintiff by virtue of the High Court order dated December 18, 2013 under HC7937/13. Read more
In an article posted on his website last Friday, Eddie Cross said Zimbabwe is in a better place to hold a reasonable election since 1964.
Eddie Cross was quoted saying:
My concern about the real freedom of the voter to exercise their democratic rights in secrecy in a polling station and not face retribution afterwards, remain and whatever happens, will be an unseen factor.
Still, this is Africa and we must allow for a gradual assumption of such rights — after all it took Britain 600 years to get there and we could argue that many older States are still not there in all respects.
The one thing that is true, is that we are in a much better place to hold a reasonable election than at any time since 1964. Read more
Addressing Coalition for Democrats (Code) supporters at a rally at Waterfalls Community Hall over the weekend, presidential candidate Elton Mangoma said MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa is unfit to lead Zimbabwe because he has failed to develop Kuwadzana East constituency as an MP.
Mangoma also said Zanu-PF has failed to solve the problems in Zimbabwe and that only Code has the solutions. He said Chamisa is not educated. Said Mangoma: Read more
Zanu PF National chairperson, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has claimed that God was waiting for President Emmerson Mnangagwa so that he could shower Zimbabwe with his blessing. Speaking at a rally in Redcliff over the weekend, Muchinguri-Kashiri said,
We are still a virgin country which is yet to be discovered. The country offers limitless opportunities and God was waiting for President Mnangagwa so as to unlock his blessings…He (Mnangagwa) didn’t campaign for the presidency. Read more
A 13-year-old girl has been rewarded by the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) for averting a train disaster that could have killed at least 300 people when she was only 12.
Nozipho Sibanda, a form one pupil of Entumbane High School in Zimbabwe, saw a broken railway line in Sawmills last September, an hour before a Bulawayo-bound train from Victoria falls was set to pass.
The girl rushed to inform the station manager at Sawmills railway station and station manager stopped the train that was due to pass on that track within an hour. At the time, she was a 12-year-old Grade Seven pupil at Sawmills Primary School. Read more
WHILE it is agreed that beautiful looks of a woman are only skin deep, with inner beauty being more valuable, women continue to pursue striking physical looks by using a whole range of beauty products from fancy make-up kits to skin lightening lotions.
About two years ago, the pursuit of physical beauty went a gear up with the introduction of enhancement procedures done using injections, pills, creams as well as bum and tummy tacker pants to ensure one’s backside was a little bigger and, therefore, more attractive.
After several warnings from medical practitioners and testimonies from the few who had thrown caution to the wind and paid a high price after using pills and injections such as appetito without prescription, the trend has not waned. Read more
The Herald reports that 360 candidates are contesting for 46 Harare City Council seats. In 2013, only 170 candidates contested for the 46 wards.
Last Thursday, Nomination Court presiding officer Mr Tendai Gavi announced in the council chamber that 360 candidates had successfully submitted their papers.
23 candidates had their papers rejected after failing to get the required five nominations. An independent candidate was disqualified for being under age. Read more
Zanu-PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu commented on reports that former President Robert Mugabe is working with Nelson Chamisa.
This comes after reports that the Mugabes endorsed National Patriotic Front (NPF) is working on a coalition with Chamisa. Mpofu said Mugabe risks tarnishing his political contributions if he continues to follow his wife Grace Mugabe’s advice.
We loved him and we still love him but he was led astray by his wife (Grace Mugabe) and still is. Read more