PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday claimed there had been an attempt on the life of Emmerson Mnangwagwa, freshly minted as his deputy.
TSHOLOTSHO villager, Lot Zondo (52), who claimed to have been tortured by Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority (Zimparks) rangers in October last year is still nursing injuries sustained four months after the alleged brutal attack.
A FORMER policeman, who is believed to be behind the poisoning of 23 elephants at Ngamo Safaris together with his four accomplices, will know his fate today when Hwange magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa passes sentence.
THERE appears to be a massive upswing in industrial poaching in Zimbabwe after police arrested three Lupane men in connection with the killing of about eight elephants whose carcasses were recently discovered at Ngamo Safaris.
BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese has denied bail to a police boss and his three subordinates who allegedly received a $10 000 bribe from poachers suspected to have recently poisoned to death over 100 elephants in the Hwange National Park.