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November, 2015

  • 21 November

    Pageant: Zimbabwean Pub Crowns Ugliest Man In Harare

    A 42-year-old unemployed man was crowned Zimbabwe’s ugliest man at a pub pageant in Harare on Friday. The contest, however, turned ugly when the runner-up accused judges of bias. Maison Sere, who was missing several teeth and dressed in torn overalls, beat off five other contestants for the $500 Mr Ugly …

  • 13 November

    Man Bags Nine Years Jail For Killing His Mother

      A 45-year-old man, Solomon Dube has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment by a High Court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Thursday for assaulting and killing his 80 years old mother, Esica Dube. Solomon was said to have killed his mother following a dispute over a herd of cattle he …

October, 2015

  • 22 October

    China Awards Mugabe Confucius Peace Prize

    Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe was awarded China’s alternative to the Nobel Peace Prize on Thursday for what the prize committee called his inspired national leadership and service to pan-Africanism. The 91-year-old Mugabe is the latest in a series of critics of the West who have received the Confucius Peace Prize. After fighting …

  • 18 October

    Suicide Trails Zimbabwe Minister’s Daughter’s Death In South Africa

    Some family members of Zimbabwean minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo, have mentioned a suicide theory, among other factors, in the death of his daughter, Zanele, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday. The family also said a post-mortem would be done on the corpse. Zanele, MyZimbabwe.Com reported, had …

  • 12 October

    Man Bags 25-Year-Jail Sentence For Bathing Ex-Lover With Acid

    A High Court, on Sunday, handed a 33-year-old man, Ronald Zhou, a 25-year prison sentence. He is said to have bathed his ex-girlfriend, Tendai Kurehwatira, with acid. Zhou, who is an HIV positive widower, was said to have visited her home to collect his clothes which he had left in …

  • 7 October

    Wife Drags Husband To Court For Denying Her Sex

    A 48-year-old woman has dragged her husband, 56, before a court in Zimbabwe over his deliberate refusal to perform his sexual duties. The woman, Simangaliso Muringi also accused the man of abusing her physically and verbally before their three children and neighbours. The man, Charles Ndadambi Muringi, who has been …

  • 5 October

    Whatsapp Jibe Against Mugabe Lands Man In Police Net

    A man, Nduma Matshazi, has been arrested for breaking insult laws in Zimbabwe. Matshazi, who is also a member of the opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change, is accused of  broadcasting a jibe aimed at President Robert Mugabe on Whatsapp. Trouble started for him when he mistakenly shared the message to …

September, 2015

  • 15 September

    Mugabe Reads Wrong Speech At Parliament

    Zimbabwe’s 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe read out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament on Tuesday, an error which the main opposition quickly used to question whether Africa’s oldest leader was still of a sound mind. Mugabe, the only ruler since the country was recognised in 1980, delivered the same …

August, 2015

June, 2015

  • 12 June

    Inflation forces Zimbabwe to withdraw local currency

    Zimbabwe’s central bank is withdrawing its local currency from circulation in order to formalize a multi-currency system that was introduced during hyper-inflation. Hyper-inflation struck Zimbabwe six years ago. To salvage the situation, the US dollar and the South African Rand were introduced. Zimbabwean’s will now exchange bank accounts worth 175 …

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