Scores of displaced villagers, mostly cotton and maize farmers, have been involved in a bitter land dispute with the controversial multimillionaire, who is said to have close ties to Zanu PF.
Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa is quoted saying divorce and other civil lawsuits increased by at least 50% in 2012.
Tuku’s stage manager Sam Mataure told the VOA that his first performance will be in Washington DC on Friday, followed by gigs in some states in the east coast.
A statement issued by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Formation of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said the charges against Mangoma are "flimsy".
The Zimbabwe Lawyers For Human Rights said it is deeply disturbed to learn of the resignation of the respected rights commission chair.
Legal analysts say the country’s Marriage Act is seriously flawed, as it seems to recognize only monogamous civil marriages despite anecdotal evidence showing that many women are in unregistered customary unions.
Cabinet has also tasked finance minister Tendai Biti to raise 33 million dollars to compensate 40 Dutch farmers who successfully sued government
The primaries are expected to be contentious, with as many as 16 aspiring candidates vying for one constituency on the party ticket in some provinces.
MDC Education Minister David Coltart joins MDC-T's Tendai Biti, in speaking about the possibility of an electoral pact against Zanu-PF
State-controlled media reports that only 39 people died between December 15 and December 24 last year, though the entire festive period through January 15th saw 147 deaths.
Bulawayo recorded a decrease in its population with a growth rate of minus 3 percent while Mashonaland East and West provinces had the highest growth rates of 1.7 percent
Mutambara told the VOA that if the political parties fail to agree on a new constitution, then elections will have to be held without reforms no later than June 28, 2013