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NewsDay, The Year 2013 in Pictures

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NewsDay gives you the that was 2013 in pictures.

Loice Tozivaripi stands in front of her family belongings after they were evicted at Mara Farm on January 7, 2013. The farm is owned by Edward Dube. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Loice Tozivaripi stands in front of her family belongings after they were evicted at Mara Farm on January 7, 2013. The farm is owned by Edward Dube. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
President Robert Mugabe, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and Vice President Joyce Mujuru before the burial of Vice President John Landa Nkomo at the National Heroes Acre in January, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
President Robert Mugabe, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and Vice President Joyce Mujuru before the burial of Vice President John Landa Nkomo at the National Heroes Acre in January, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Five people were blown to pieces after a yet to be explained explosion in Chitungwiza on January 20, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Five people were blown to pieces after a yet to be explained explosion in Chitungwiza on January 20, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
MDC-T Secretary General Tendai Biti (L) pays his last respects to the late professor John Makumbe at his home in Chadcombe, Harare soon after a church service in January. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
MDC-T Secretary General Tendai Biti (L) pays his last respects to the late professor John Makumbe at his home in Chadcombe, Harare soon after a church service in January. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
ZimRights boss Okay  Machisa alights from a prisons truck at the Harare Magistrates Courts to face charges of illegal voter registration and fraud. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
ZimRights boss Okay Machisa alights from a prisons truck at the Harare Magistrates Courts to face charges of illegal voter registration and fraud. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
A man reads the draft constitution during the referendum outreach meeting held at Kuwadzana 1 High School in February, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
A man reads the draft constitution during the referendum outreach meeting held at Kuwadzana 1 High School in February, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono and Prophet Hubert Angel after addressing a press conference over claims they (prophets) are making money appear miraculously in the pockets and bank accounts of their followers. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono and Prophet Uebert Angel after addressing a press conference over claims they (prophets) are making money appear miraculously in the pockets and bank accounts of their followers. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
What remains of the  hut in which Christpowers Maisiri,  the son of an MDC-T activist, was burnt to death on February 16, 2013 in an unclear circumstances in    Headlands. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
What remains of the hut in which Christpowers Maisiri, the son of an MDC-T activist, was burnt to death on February 16, 2013 in an unclear circumstances in Headlands. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Cameroonian footballer Eto'o escorted by an immigration officer at the Harare international airport on February 20, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Cameroonian footballer Eto’o escorted by an immigration officer at the Harare international airport on February 20, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Edwin Machokoto and Austin Masanza who were among nine MDC-T supporters who were beaten up by suspected Zanu PF supporters in Harare, on March 15, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Edwin Machokoto and Austin Masanza who were among nine MDC-T supporters who were beaten up by suspected Zanu PF supporters in Harare, on March 15, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
A child looks up at a roof that was damaged at Nenyere flats in Mbare during a hailstorm that swept through Harare on Tuesday March 19; 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
A child looks up at a roof that was damaged at Nenyere flats in Mbare during a hailstorm that swept through Harare on Tuesday March 19; 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Barber, as he is popularly known, sits in his make-shift shop in Mbare. He and others like him say they have not seen or read the Draft Constitution but will 'Vote Yes' as the campaign has instructed. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Barber, as he is popularly known, sits in his make-shift shop in Mbare. He and others like him say they have not seen or read the Draft Constitution but will ‘Vote Yes’ as the campaign has instructed. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Residents of Mbare queue to vote in the Referendum in the early hours of March 16, 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Residents of Mbare queue to vote in the Referendum in the early hours of March 16, 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Farmers stand in a long queue at Boka Auction Floors due to cash shortage at most banks on April 17, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Farmers stand in a long queue at Boka Auction Floors due to cash shortage at most banks on April 17, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Christine Dzotizeyi cries as she stands inside her burnt kitchen at Chiyangwa village in Murehwa on April 11, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Christine Dzotizeyi cries as she stands inside her burnt kitchen at Chiyangwa village in Murehwa on April 11, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
A woman prepares food for her family at Hurudza Farm, Chabwino. Women are not permanently employed at the farm and so opt to work at neighbouring farms to make enough to feed their families. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
A woman prepares food for her family at Hurudza Farm, Chabwino. Women are not permanently employed at the farm and so opt to work at neighbouring farms to make enough to feed their families. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Members of JICA Dancers from Japan preparing to perform So-run Bushi ,a traditional Japanese fisherman dance at HIFA on May 1, 2013.
Members of JICA Dancers from Japan preparing to perform So-run Bushi, a traditional Japanese fisherman dance at HIFA on May 1, 2013.
Zanu PF Information Secretary Rugare Gumbo sleeps through proceedings during the burial of CIO deputy director Elias Kanengoni at the National Heroes Acre on May 27, 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Zanu PF Information Secretary Rugare Gumbo sleeps through proceedings during the burial of CIO deputy director Elias Kanengoni at the National Heroes Acre on May 27, 2013. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
South Africans show off their outfits which stole the show at the inaugural Zimbabwe International Carnival held in Harare on May 25, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
South Africans show off their outfits which stole the show at the inaugural Zimbabwe International Carnival held in Harare on May 25, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
President Robert Mugabe signs the new Constitution while Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai looks on at the State House in May, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
President Robert Mugabe signs the new Constitution while Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai looks on at the State House in May, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Over 20 000 members of the Anglican Church, Central African Province,converged at the Bernard Mizeki shrine on June 14, 2013 for their annual pilgrimage, 5 years after being denied access by ex-Bishop Kunonga. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Over 20 000 members of the Anglican Church, Central African Province,converged at the Bernard Mizeki shrine on June 14, 2013 for their annual pilgrimage, 5 years after being denied access by ex-Bishop Kunonga. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Nyasha Koroka was electrocuted by an unprotected ZESA cable in 2010 and lost part of her left arm. She has been seeking compensation from the power utility company and was recently received medical expenses compensation. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Nyasha Koroka was electrocuted by an unprotected ZESA cable in 2010 and lost part of her left arm. She has been seeking compensation from the power utility company and was recently received medical expenses compensation. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Richman, poorman...These squatters are next to the leafy suburb of Gunhill in Harare. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
Richman, poorman…These squatters are next to the leafy suburb of Gunhill in Harare. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
The car which claimed the life of outspoken Zanu PF Guruve MP Edward Chindori Chininga in Guruve on June 19, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
The car which claimed the life of outspoken Zanu PF Guruve MP Edward Chindori Chininga in Guruve on June 19, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Energy Mutodi (c) appeared at the Harare Magistrate court accompanied by detectives over allegations of swindling thousands of prospective home seekers in Harare, on June 14, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Energy Mutodi (c) appeared at the Harare Magistrate court accompanied by detectives over allegations of swindling thousands of prospective home seekers in Harare, on June 14, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
From left Mohammed Matare (in a stripe shirt), DJ Munya Mlimo (in black suit) and Taurai Jani (in a light blue shirt) appeared as murder suspects at the Harare Magistrate court on June 22, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
From left Mohammed Matare (in a stripe shirt), DJ Munya Mlimo (in black suit) and Taurai Jani (in a light blue shirt) appeared as murder suspects at the Harare Magistrate court on June 22, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai sits next to Rachel, the wife of the late Gordon Chavhunduka, at the latter's funeral service in Mount Pleasant. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai sits next to Rachel, the wife of the late Gordon Chavhunduka, at the latter’s funeral service in Mount Pleasant. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
79 year old Sofiti Ntoroki holds what was left of his stove after his house and property were destroyed in fire in Mufakose on June 23, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
79 year old Sofiti Ntoroki holds what was left of his stove after his house and property were destroyed in fire in Mufakose on June 23, 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Rubiana Mawulani, with her son Conrad, coming out of her hut which was destroyed in a suspected case of arson in Raffingora on June 25, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Rubiana Mawulani, with her son Conrad, coming out of her hut which was destroyed in a suspected case of arson in Raffingora on June 25, 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
The wife of the late Zanu PF Guruve MP Chindori Chininga consoles her daughter at his funeral. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
The wife of the late Zanu PF Guruve MP Chindori Chininga consoles her daughter at his funeral. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Jubilant MDC-T supporters at the party’s election manifesto launch at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera on July 7. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Jubilant MDC-T supporters at the party’s election manifesto launch at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera on July 7. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
A Zanu PF supporter sings during the launch of the party’s manifesto on July 5 at Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
A Zanu PF supporter sings during the launch of the party’s manifesto on July 5 at Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Newspaper headlines on the morning of July 31. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Newspaper headlines on the morning of July 31. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
People of Mbare queue in the early hours of July 31 to cast their vote. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
People of Mbare queue in the early hours of July 31 to cast their vote. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
“I cast my vote.” A woman poses for a picture after voting in Uzumba at Gapara in Murehwa North contituency on July 31. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
“I cast my vote.” A woman poses for a picture after voting in Uzumba at Gapara in Murehwa North contituency on July 31. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
ZEC officers check through a voter’s roll in the evening before voting closed in Mabvuku on election day. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
ZEC officers check through a voter’s roll in the evening before voting closed in Mabvuku on election day. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
At a press conference held a day after the elections MDC – T leader Morgan Tsvangirai declared the harmonised elections as null and void citing a litany of allegations over the manner in which the polls were held. Meanwhile the SADC and AU observer missions have endorsed the presidential and parliamentary elections as ‘free and peaceful’ despite some logistical challenges that affected the special vote process and the late availability of the voters’ roll. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
At a press conference held a day after the elections MDC – T leader Morgan Tsvangirai declared the harmonised elections as null and void citing a litany of allegations over the manner in which the polls were held. Meanwhile the SADC and AU observer missions have endorsed the presidential and parliamentary elections as ‘free and peaceful’ despite some logistical challenges that affected the special vote process and the late availability of the voters’ roll. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
A man walks past a sign on a wall a week after election results were announced. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
A man walks past a sign on a wall a week after election results were announced. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Joseph Chinotimba  kicks of an imaginary ball before getting the parliament. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Joseph Chinotimba kicks of an imaginary ball before getting the parliament. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Big Brother Africa housemates Elikem Kumordzie of Ghana and Pokello Nare being driven along Samora Machel  to Pokello's shop in Belvedere. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
Big Brother Africa housemates Elikem Kumordzie of Ghana and Pokello Nare being driven along Samora Machel to Pokello’s shop in Belvedere. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
.Models display outfits made by Themba Mulochwa of TEEZ M Designers based in South Africa during the Zimbabwe 2013 Fashion week held  at Sam Levy 's village in Borrowdale, Harare in August 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
.Models display outfits made by Themba Mulochwa of TEEZ M Designers based in South Africa during the Zimbabwe 2013 Fashion week held at Sam Levy ‘s village in Borrowdale, Harare in August 2013. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Mourners at Rebecca Mafikeni’s funeral. Mafikeni, an MDC-T activist, died while in custody in August following her arrest two years ago over the alleged murder of Police Inspector Petros Mutedza. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
Mourners at Rebecca Mafikeni’s funeral. Mafikeni, an MDC-T activist, died while in custody in August following her arrest two years ago over the alleged murder of Police Inspector Petros Mutedza. Picture: Hardlife Samuwi
Partners...Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Zambian President Michael Sata at the official opening of the 20th Session of UNWTO which the two nations co-hosted in August, 2013 in Victoria Falls. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Partners…Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Zambian President Michael Sata at the official opening of the 20th Session of UNWTO which the two nations co-hosted in August, 2013 in Victoria Falls. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
President Robert Mugabe and the county's ne cabinet ministers which were sworn in, in September 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
President Robert Mugabe and the county’s new cabinet ministers which were sworn in, in September 2013. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Patrick Sibanda a senior wildlife officer with the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority looks at the remains of the poisoned elephants at Hwange National Parks in October. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Patrick Sibanda a senior wildlife officer with the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority looks at the remains of the poisoned elephants at Hwange National Parks in October. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Dynamos players celebrate after clinching the 2013 Premier Soccer League title at Rufaro Stadium in Harare. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Dynamos players celebrate after clinching the 2013 Premier Soccer League title at Rufaro Stadium in Harare. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Rumbidzai Makumbe, from Gombakomba village in Zimunya, has lived with severe eczema since childhood. Here she displays a picture of her (left) and her older brother when they were young. She is currently receiving treatment at the Trauma Centre in Harare. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Rumbidzai Makumbe, from Gombakomba village in Zimunya, has lived with severe eczema since childhood. Here she displays a picture of her (left) and her older brother when they were young. She is currently receiving treatment at the Trauma Centre in Harare. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
Staying put...Allied Bank clients sit on the floor at the bank's Jason Moyo avenue branch waiting to withdraw cash that has no been available at the bank. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Staying put…Allied Bank clients sit on the floor at the bank’s Jason Moyo avenue branch waiting to withdraw cash that has no been available at the bank. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli
Highlanders players salute their fans after lifting the Mbada Diamonds Cup. Picture: Resta Nyamwanza
Highlanders players salute their fans after lifting the Mbada Diamonds Cup. Picture: Resta Nyamwanza
Pastors Gumbura's wives, relatives and well wishers leaving court recently. The pastor, who is being charged with the rapeof several church members is currently in custody awaiting ruling on the matter in January. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Pastors Gumbura’s wives, relatives and well wishers leaving court recently. The pastor, who is being charged with the rapeof several church members is currently in custody awaiting ruling on the matter in January. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Soccer Star of the Year, Dynamos player, Tawanda Muparati. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Soccer Star of the Year, Dynamos player, Tawanda Muparati. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Cash Shortage...People queue to withdraw money from banks during the festive season. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
Cash Shortage…People queue to withdraw money from banks during the festive season. Picture: Hilary Maradzika
A man walks past a clothing shop on Christmas eve in Harare. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze
A man walks past a clothing shop on Christmas eve in Harare. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze

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