Gold panning along the country’s streams has now been legalised provided the panners obtain the necessary permits and deposit their gold with the Reserve Bank or its agents.
In what amounts to blatant abuse of power -and shows the length to which police will go to justify their actions- police in Gweru tried to doctor the number of people who attended the May 18 ZUM meeting which they broke up and detained all the delegates.
Three men from Masvingo who were convicted of contravening a section of the Witchcraft Suppression Ac spent almost three months in jail when the maximum penalty for their offence was a fine not exceeding $50, or in default of payment, imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months.
The Insider, which is celebrating its first anniversary with this issue, has been slapped with its first lawsuit.
Hope that is beginning to build up in the hearts of the people of Bulawayo may once again be dashed as politics seems to be cropping into the city’s water problem.