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Zimbabwe: Police Submit Over 100 Reports On Dzamara

Police investigations into the disappearance of journalist-cum-political activist Itai Dzamara are continuing, with law enforcement agents submitting over 113 fortnightly updates to the High Court. Investigators are working closely with human rights lawyers in compliance with a court order issued five years ago. The High Court compelled the police and …

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Zimbabwe: Unregistered Pistol Lands 3 in Soup

Three people were yesterday arrested in Harare for illegally possessing an unregistered CZ pistol. One woman and two men, were nabbed in a trap while attempting to sell the firearm. The three failed to explain satisfactorily how they acquired the gun, leading to their arrest. Police investigations are now in …

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Zimbabwe: Zim, Zambia in Joint Kariba Dam Rehab

By Walter Nyamukondiwa Kariba — Zimbabwe and Zambia have consummated a $295 million Kariba Dam wall rehabilitation project funded by the European Union to avert a major disaster, as the dam wall’s base is under threat of under-cutting. Repair and rehabilitation works are aimed at pre-empting the corrosive effects of …

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Zimbabwe: Domestic Violence Cases Up 20%

By Freeman Razemba and Tanaka Vunganai Domestic violence cases increased by 20 percent last year in Harare as compared to 2015, as police officers have been urged to continue sharpening their crime prevention strategies in order to safeguard life and property and reduce fear of crime in the province. Last …

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Zimbabwe: Zinwa to Embark On Water Quality Tests Countrywide

Innocent Ruwende — THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority yesterday said it was going on a nationwide testing of borehole water to assess its quality. Tests done in Harare have confirmed the contamination of borehole water in some low density areas in Harare. The tests indicated that the water contained the …

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HIV prevalence rate declines: Zimphia

Zimbabwe’s HIV prevalence rate has declined remarkably in recent years, dropping from as high as 24 to 14 percent according to the recently conducted Zimbabwe Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (Zimphia). Having been launched in the country in September 2015, Zimphia was conducted by the Biomedical Research and Training Institute in …

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Man, 24, kills mom, 54 with crowbar, stashes body under a bed

Bulawayo – A 24-year-old Zimbabwean man in Bulawayo’s Emganwini suburb reportedly struck his mother to death with a crow bar before stashing her body under a bed. According to the Chronicle newspaper, Nelson Mwandisangudza allegedly killed his mother Siphiwe Mwandisangudza on Tuesday morning before fleeing. He was still on the …

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