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Brutal viral assault video gold miner arrested as police find his victim
HARARE – Police have arrested a Kadoma gold miner seen in a viral internet video violently assaulting a man he accused of stealing from him. Litten Chikowore handed himself over to police in the company of his lawyer on Thursday, and will appear in court soon. Police had issued... Read more
Gold mine brutal assault video thug named, calls for police action
HARARE – A vile thug seen whipping and kicking another man in a shocking two-minute video has been named as Litten Chikowore, a Zanu PF zealot and owner of a gold mine in Kadoma. The repulsive 45-second video has led to social media calls for police to take action.... Read more
Travels through Zimbabwe: the country’s struggles are far from over
HARARE – I well remember sitting in the AFP bureau in Harare at dusk on November 21, 2017, and hearing the first whoop of delight in the street outside when Robert Mugabe was finally ousted, an extraordinary moment in Africa’s post-colonial history. Recently, I was back in Zimbabwe to... Read more
Desperation, despair for Kadoma mine disaster families over slow rescue
KADOMA — Hundreds of relatives, community members and others on Thursday sat on piles of soil and rocks or wandered around at a site in Battlefields near Kadoma where dozens of artisanal miners are feared dead after rains flooded mines while they were underground. About 40 people were trapped... Read more
Fears for up to 38 miners trapped in flooded Kadoma mine after dam bursts
KADOMA – Up to 38 artisanal miners are feared dead after water from a collapsed dam flooded their positions at two underground mines in Battlefields between Kadoma and Kwekwe. Emergency services were activated on Wednesday to look for survivors and retrieve bodies after rains overnight Tuesday pummelled the area... Read more
Kadoma night fire destroys Edgars, Jet stores
KADOMA – Fire raged through Monday night into early Tuesday, destroying three shops in Kadoma. The incident is now under investigation by the police and fire brigade. Property worth tens of thousands of dollars went up in smoke as the fire swept through clothing retailers Edgars and Jet as... Read more