Uzbek president secures second term in landslide victory

TASHKENT, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second five-year term, winning 80.1% of the vote in Sunday’s poll which Western observers said was…

Colombia prepares to extradite drug lord ‘Otoniel’ to US

“THERE is an extradition order against Otoniel, and this extradition order… remains in progress,” Defense Minister Diego Molano told the daily El Tiempo newspaper in an interview. “This is the…

Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord ‘Otoniel’ captured

COLOMBIA’s most-wanted drug trafficker, Dairo Antonio Usuga, also known as “Otoniel,” was arrested by the country’s authorities. Presidential adviser Emilio Archila praised the capture of ‘Otoniel in a message on…

Police bust guns syndicate…Over 50 weapons traded

POLICE have busted an elaborate syndicate of suspects that have illegally traded in more than 50 guns, including two officers stationed at the Zimbabwe Republic Police armouries in Harare and…

Harare man in court for axing wife

By Peter Chivhima In a case of domestic violence, a 31-year-old Harare man Learnmore Ranganayi appeared before the Harare magistrate courts on allegations of axing his wife in front of…

NPA to call for life imprisonment for multiple murderer and insurance fraudster

THE National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will be calling for life imprisonment after Nomia Ndlovu was found guilty of murder and other charges.  The 46-year-old former police officer from…

Commissioners must hit ground running – Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi

By Bruce Chahwanda President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn in several government officials including six commissioners for the Land Commission and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. Retired Justice November Mtshiya, who will chair…

LATEST NEWS: Maths teacher gets community service

By Fungai Jachi TALENT Chingwaru aged 29, a part-time Mathematics teacher at Einstein Tuition Center in Harare, has been slapped with a 3 year prison term following his conviction of…

Foxconn bullish on electric vehicle prospects as it shows off three prototypes

Reuters)- Taiwan’s Foxconn (2317.TW) unveiled its first three electric vehicle prototypes on Monday, underscoring ambitious plans to diversify away from its role of building consumer electronics for Apple Inc (AAPL.O)…

Abusive teacher remanded in custody

By ZBC Reporter A 39-year-old teacher at a Private school in Harare Michael Freeman Chingwaru who was arrested for assaulting a student will spend the weekend behind bars after he…