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BOOTLICKING STAMPEDE

BOOTLICKING STAMPEDE

THE stampede to endorse President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, as the new Zanu PF women’s league secretary-general hit a bizarre note yesterday with war veterans leader Jabulani Sibanda describing her as Mother Theresa.

Mpofu grilled

Mpofu grilled

FORMER Mines minister Obert Mpofu was yesterday accused of single-handedly running the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) for four months after dissolving its board of directors soon after his appointment.

Nust students in trouble

Nust students in trouble

TWELVE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) students who participated in a demonstration at the institution earlier this year are set for a hearing today on allegations of uttering vulgar words and disturbing business of the administration.

Mohadi meets Zim exiles over permits

Mohadi meets Zim exiles over permits

HOME Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi and the Zimbabwe Community in South Africa (ZCSA) are set to hold key talks on the permits issue in Pretoria today amid reports that some South African banks are now freezing accounts held by Zimbabweans.

Turn to God: Jabulani Sibanda

Turn to God: Jabulani Sibanda

WAR veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda last week descended on Bulawayo Polytechnic College where he made a passionate plea to students to be patriotic and “to look up to God”.

Lupane man gets 10 years for sodomy

Lupane man gets 10 years for sodomy

A LUPANE man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sodomising his workmate at knife point.

Guard hit with stone, raped

Guard hit with stone, raped

A HWANGE man yesterday appeared in court facing allegations of raping and robbing a 38-year-old woman.

Top cop’s case sucks in ex-Zanu PF official

Top cop’s case sucks in ex-Zanu PF official

THE complainant in the extortion case against the officer-in-charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) fraud section, George Machinga (44), yesterday claimed former Bulawayo Zanu PF youth league chairperson Butholezwe Gatsi was the go-between.

MDC-T constitution review gathers pace

MDC-T constitution review gathers pace

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T provincial assemblies will next Wednesday meet at the party headquarters in Harare to debate the proposed ammendment to the party constitution aimed at creating an expanded presidium.

Byo-Vic Falls rail ‘death trap’

Byo-Vic Falls rail ‘death trap’

THE 470km rail track between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls is now a death trap and needs a complete overhaul to the tune of $50 million as rampant vandalism is negatively affecting operations, parliamentarians were told on Monday.

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