Masvingo

By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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The only peaceful, free and fair election in Zimbabwe was probably in 1980 when ZANU PF was confident that it enjoyed popular support which would result in resounding victory. Thereafter, we have had a litany of shameful and farcical formalities disguised as elections as the progressively unpopular b...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 16th, 2012
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Cape Town – An HIV-positive 17-year-old domestic worker from Masvingo in Zimbabwe was caught lacing the porridge of her employer’s 4-year-old child with her own menstrual blood, cruelty that earned her a 10-year prison term, NewsDay reported. According to the report, Pelagia Mureya carrie...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Feb 15th, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe has suspended 29 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in one of its provinces including Care International, state media reported on Wednesday, raising worries of a crackdown similar to one that preceded elections in 2008. President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party kicked o...
By benim
In Health
Oct 17th, 2011
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Harare – At least seven children have died from a suspected diarrhoea outbreak which has affected over 6 000 children in two towns in Zimbabwe over the past week, a state newspaper said on Sunday. “Seven children died in Masvingo and Kadoma last week following a diarrhoea outbreak which h...
By benim
In News
Sep 16th, 2011
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ZRP Chief spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Wayne Bvudzijena confirmed on Thursday that one hundred and twenty four (124) girls have been raped between September 2 and 13 this year, country wide, The Herald reported on Friday. Snr Asst Comm Bvudzijena attributed some rape cases to negligence...
By benim
In News
Jan 25th, 2011
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Harare – U.S. Ambassador Charles Ray officially handed over US$100,000 in grants to eight Zimbabwean community-based groups at a grant signing ceremony in Harare on Monday. The grants are part of the 31-year-old U.S. Ambassador’s Self Help Fund, a U.S. government grassroots assistance program f...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 7th, 2011
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Twelve people died and several others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck about 90 kilometres from Beitbridge border gate on Friday, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reported. The bus travelling from Johannesburg to Harare collided with the truck carrying cotton lint wh...