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NRZ evictions: Cops, tenants in running battles – Police dogs break 4-hour standoff

Anti-riot police stand guard as NRZ former workers are evicted at Westgate Compound in Bulawayo yesterday
by admin - 29 August 2014

By Sifundiso Ndlovu BULAWAYO – There were skirmishes at Westgate Compound in Bulawayo yesterday and police reinforcements with vicious dogs had to be called in twice to evict about 50 families from the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)-owned facility. Anti-riot police stand guard as NRZ former workers...

Politics

Zanu PF factions abuse Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe

By Fungi Kwaramba HARARE - Warring Zanu PF factions are openly abusing President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace to settle political scores ahead of the decisive December congress, national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo heard yesterday. Grace Mugabe A meeting of provincial chairpersons at the Zanu PF headquarters resolved to put a lid on the rampant abuse of the First Lady’s name. Khaya-Moyo presided...

Business

Mangudya speaks on ‘special coins’

John Mangudya

By Kudzai Chawafambira HARARE - Zimbabwe is set to introduce a new regime of “special coins” indexed at par with the United States coins by December, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe clarified. John Mangudya The coins, which are being imported, will be introduced as a medium of exchange and are aimed at augmenting currencies in circulation especially in change. The measure comes as Zimbabwe is battling...

Opinion

Struggle credentials no panacea for leadership

Vince Musewe

By Vince Musewe Liberation struggle credentials have resulted in bad decisions and bad leadership starting at State house. I know that our liberation struggle history needs to be re-written. Vince Musewe I know that our history has been manipulated and usurped to paint a select few as heroes while those who truly sacrificed much remain destitute and forgotten; that is not right. However, let us...

Crimes & Courts

Bully ‘sodomises, robs schoolboy’

Bully ‘sodomises, robs schoolboy’

By Thandeka Moyo BULAWAYO – A grade 7 pupil at Mafakela Primary School in Bulawayo’s Luveve suburb allegedly bullied a nine-year-old pupil by forcing him to miss school for several days and taking him to a park where he would sodomise him. Bully ‘sodomises, robs schoolboy’ The 12-year-old bully, who cannot be named for legal reasons, would also eat his victim’s food and at one time...

Local

NRZ evictions: Cops, tenants in running battles – Police dogs break 4-hour standoff

Anti-riot police stand guard as NRZ former workers are evicted at Westgate Compound in Bulawayo yesterday

By Sifundiso Ndlovu BULAWAYO – There were skirmishes at Westgate Compound in Bulawayo yesterday and police reinforcements with vicious dogs had to be called in twice to evict about 50 families from the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)-owned facility. Anti-riot police stand guard as NRZ former workers are evicted at Westgate Compound in Bulawayo yesterday Five tenants were arrested and taken...

International

Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine

Ukrainian forces are being deployed to help defend the southern city of Mariupol

Nato has released satellite images it says show Russian armed forces inside Ukrainian territory to help rebels fight government forces. This satellite image provided by the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe shows what Nato identifies as Russian self-propelled artillery in Ukraine Ukraine’s president held a security council meeting on Thursday over the “sharp aggravation of the...

Showbiz

Roki cancels show in South Africa

Roki (centre), Pauline Gundidza (right) & one of Roki's dancers perform at the Miss Zimbabwe 2012 pageant (picture by Zimbo Jam.com)

By Sophia Chese Musician Rockford “Roki’’ Josphat who was supposed to perfom at Miss Zimbabwe Cape Town in South Africa next week has cancelled the show to embark on his Australian tour. Roki (centre), Pauline Gundidza (right) & one of Roki’s dancers perform at the Miss Zimbabwe 2012 pageant (picture by Zimbo Jam.com) Roki who is leaving the country for Australia next week is set...

Sports

Simba readies for Bosso debut

Simba Sithole (Picture by Chronicle)

By Ricky Zililo DISCARDED Ajax Cape Town striker Simba Sithole who has been training with Highlanders since the beginning of the week could make his Premiership debut for Bosso against Buffaloes next week. Simba Sithole (Picture by Chronicle) Sithole, who joined the Cape Town-based side in January this year after telling performances during the Chan tournament held in South Africa, was struck off...