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Ndebele language cartoon - Picture

Following the mutilation of the Ndebele language, a cartoonist with a local newspaper depicts the dangers that are faced by Ndebele speakers.Companies should take Musapenda's cartoon seriously...Read more

Ndebele language cartoon - Picture

18 December 2014 | 3488 Views
Following the mutilation of the Ndebele language, a cartoonist with a local newspaper depicts the dangers that are faced by Ndebele speakers.Companies should take Musapenda's cartoon seriously...

by Staff reporter

Man steals prostitute's cellphone for denied 'seconds'

18 December 2014 | 3365 Views
A BULAWAYO man who stole a cellphone from a suspected prostitute claiming that he was possessed by the devil has been sentenced to perform 105 hours of community service. Shingirai Gadzepfund...

by Nokusa Masuku

'Ben 10' bashes sugar mummy during a church service

18 December 2014 | 3910 Views
A 28-YEAR–OLD "Ben 10" allegedly went berserk, bashed and humiliated his sugar mummy, 42, during a church service in Bulawayo.Avail Zatha attacked his live-in girlfriend Ratidzo Mabharani a...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Woman hangs self over a missing $10

18 December 2014 | 2188 Views
A BULAWAYO woman committed suicide by hanging on Tuesday night following an altercation with her brother over a missing $10 note.Sijabulisiwe Sibanda, 20, of Nketa 9 suburb, is alleged to have...

by Nqobile Tshili - Oswell Moyo

MDC-United plans Bulawayo launch

18 December 2014 | 1123 Views
THE two MDC formations led by Welshman Ncube and Tendai Biti, now operating under the banner United Movement for Democratic Change (UMDC), plan to hold a second launch of the party in Bulawayo early n...

by Staff reporter

City council avails 1,000 residential stands

17 December 2014 | 4767 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council which is grappling with a housing backlog of more than 100,000 has availed 1,000 housing stands meant for low income earners to a private land developer.The developer...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Zimpapers and two government departments join isiNdebele language violators

17 December 2014 | 3239 Views
Today (17.12.2014) ZIMPAPERS, Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal ad Courier Services and the Rural Electrification Fund joined the crusade of government and private enterprises t...

by Concerned Christian Changemakers Chairperson

False train derailment

17 December 2014 | 2096 Views
THE Bulawayo emergency services consisting of the Fire Brigade, ambulances and police were yesterday sent on a wild goose chase after receiving a false alarm that a National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)...

by Nqobile Tshili/ Loveness Bepete

Chicken Slice pulls down Ndebele billboard

17 December 2014 | 3391 Views
HARARE fast food outlet, Chicken Slice, was yesterday forced to pull down one of its advertising displays at their new Bulawayo branch following an outcry from Bulawayo residents over misspelt basic...

by Pamela Shumba

Embarrassed Chicken Slice to replace 'rotten' Ndebele banner

16 December 2014 | 3911 Views
UNDERFIRE Chicken Slice food outlet in Bulawayo has acknowledge the blatant errors on an advert written in Ndebele saying they were working on correcting it after locals blasted them for disregarding...

by Staff Reporter

Chicken Slice must apologise to the Ndebele community

16 December 2014 | 2170 Views
HARARE fast food outlet Chicken Slice opened its first restaurant in Bulawayo on Saturday - but it immediately ran into trouble with locals after misspelling basic isiNdebele words on its display adve...

by Pamela Shumba and Oliver Kazunga

Policeman loses $10,000 adultery lawsuit

16 December 2014 | 2427 Views
A BULAWAYO police officer has lost a $10,000 adultery claim against her husband's married lover, who is also a cop, after a magistrate ruled that her marriage allows her partner to be in a polygamous...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Woman discovers panties that did not belong to her in wardrobe

16 December 2014 | 3523 Views
A 36-YEAR-OLD man allegedly assaulted his wife after the woman discovered underwear that did not belong to her in their wardrobe.Regis Sithole appeared before Western Commonage magistrate Tanc...

by Staff reporter

Seasons Greetings from ------- Video

15 December 2014 | 3703 Views
There is no time more fitting to say THANK YOU and to wish you a safe HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON...

by Online

ANOTHER row over wrong Ndebele spelling

15 December 2014 | 4700 Views
Chicken Slice under fire as locals mull boycott...   PACKERS International, a Harare company that owns Chicken Slice, Pizza Slice, Creamy Slic...

by Ndou Paul

Beitbridge border post - ALERT

15 December 2014 | 13444 Views
TRAVEL through the Beitbridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe is being delayed due to industrial action by South African home affairs officials.Tempers are expected to run high a...

by Staff reporter

Judge for yourself - What needs to be done to solve this?

15 December 2014 | 4674 Views

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Man attacked in a row over a girlfriend

15 December 2014 | 2970 Views
A NYAMANDLOVU man is battling for his life at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo after he was allegedly severely struck by an iron bar and hose pipe by a former prison officer and a businessman during a beer ...

by Auxilia Katongomara

'Bulawayo dams hold 3-year supply'

15 December 2014 | 1531 Views
BULAWAYO dams have enough water to last the next three years providing relief to the city's perennial water shortages.The latest council minutes reveal that the city's main supply dams have re...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Bulawayo grappling with burst water pipes and leaks

15 December 2014 | 969 Views
BULAWAYO CITY COUNCIL'S engineering department has revealed that it is grappling with burst water pipes and leaks.Director of engineering services, Simela Dube, said the council was forced to ...

by Staff reporter

'Short circuit caused Bulawayo power cuts'

15 December 2014 | 3271 Views
The blackout that plunged the city centre into darkness since Thursday was caused by a short circuit on underground cables after water seeped through, Zesa Holdings (Zesa) has said. Power ...

by Staff reporter

ex-Zapu cadres wanted to scuttle Mphoko's appointment

15 December 2014 | 2629 Views
NEWLY appointed Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has revealed that some former PF Zapu cadres wanted to scuttle his appointment as Vice-President by claiming that he was not a card-carrying Zanu- P...

by Lovemore Mataire

Warrant of arrest for deputy mayor's ex-lover

15 December 2014 | 1702 Views
THE ex-lover of the Bulawayo deputy mayor Gift Banda, who had brought him to court over their child's maintenance arrears amounting to $2 400, but absconded, is still on the run after a Bulawayo magi...

by Staff reporter

Emakhandeni residents deplore poor service delivery

14 December 2014 | 1599 Views
RESIDENTS in Bulawayo's Emakhandeni suburb say service delivery is far from satisfactory in their ward and more efforts are required from the local councillor and the city council.In interview...

by Makhosi Sibanda

Cont Mhlanga's brother beaten to death

14 December 2014 | 4072 Views
VETERAN playwright and arts guru Cont Mhlanga's brother, Lethubuhle, died on Thursday after being attacked during a suspected robbery near Amakhosi Cultural Centre.According to a family source...

by Staff reporter

Cont Mhlanga's brother found dead near Amakhosi Cultural Centre

13 December 2014 | 7630 Views
Celebrated playwright Cont Mhlanga's young brother Lethokuhle was found dead close Amakhosi Cultural Centre in a case of suspected murder.More to follow... ...

by Staff Reporter

From Mugabe prisoner to Mugabe's deputy

13 December 2014 | 6841 Views
PHELEKEZELA Mphoko's appointment as Vice-President-designate is a complete turn-around for the former Zipra combatant, who 30 years ago was arrested by President Robert Mugabe's government at the heig...

by Staff reporter

Bosso legend declared liberation hero

13 December 2014 | 3440 Views
Prominent Bulawayo businessperson and Highlanders FC benefactor, Tafi Moyo, who died on Monday at the age of 108 has been granted liberation hero status and will receive a state assisted funeral, the ...

by Staff reporter

Minor (14) dragged to court for 'rape'

13 December 2014 | 1905 Views
BULAWAYO - A fourteen year old teenage boy from Binga who had visited his relatives in Sizinda has been hauled before the courts for indecent assault.The 14-year-old notorious boy who cann...

by Staff Reporter

Cop savages rape suspect during parade

13 December 2014 | 2432 Views
BULAWAYO - A RAPE suspect allegedly lost his eye after he was severely beaten by a cop at an identification parade in Bulawayo's Old Pumula suburb, a court heard yesterday.Tsonang Nare, 24...

by Court Reporter

ONE killed, 13 injured as traffic cops chase after unlicensed driver

13 December 2014 | 2416 Views
A BULAWAYO woman died on the spot while 13 other people including two juveniles were injured when a Toyota Granvia driven by an unlicensed driver burst a tyre and rolled several times during a pol...

by Staff Reporter

Killer Brother arrested in gay athlete's murder

12 December 2014 | 6387 Views
Police have arrested Kelvin Sibanda who allegedly killed his gay athlete brother, popularly known as Samukeliso Sithole, on Wednesday night.Sibanda, who had been on the run since committ...

by Staff Reporter

Cop gatecrashes party, beats 2 women

12 December 2014 | 3987 Views
A POLICE officer based at Luveve police station in Bulawayo allegedly assaulted and fond1ed two women at a kitchen party where he popped up uninvited.Authur Ngwenya allegedly gatecrashed a...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Woman gets call from lover, beats up objecting hubby

12 December 2014 | 5878 Views
A WOMAN from Makokoba suburb in Bulawayo allegedly beat up her husband and chased him from their matrimonial home after he confronted her over a telephone call she received from a man suspected to...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Mayor calls for return of Zimdollar

12 December 2014 | 4179 Views
Bulawayo Mayor Martin Moyo on Thursday expressed his dismay at the use of the United States dollar describing it as a danger to the economy that was spawning liquidity challenges.Moyo told an...

by Staff reporter

Cat finally out of the bag: slain athlete Sithole was a man!

12 December 2014 | 6606 Views
BULAWAYO - A top male athlete who for many years competed as a female long distance runner has died, finally putting an end to the controversy behind his gender.Samukeliso Sithole rose to...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo happy with Mnangagwa, Mphoko appointments

11 December 2014 | 2060 Views
Bulawayo residents have welcomed the appointment of the two Vice Presidents, saying they will ably support President Robert Mugabe in driving the country forward, the ZBC reported.They s...

by Staff Reporter

Teenager assaults dad, sentenced to 70 hours community service

11 December 2014 | 2551 Views
A teenage artiste was on Tuesday convicted and sentenced to 70 hours of community service for assaulting his father who had reprimanded him for "making noise" while rehearsing a traditional dance perf...

by Staff reporter

Dabengwa goes to court

11 December 2014 | 4443 Views
ZAPU leader Dr Dumiso Dabengwa has filed an application at the Electoral Court seeking to compel the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to immediately take over duties of voter registration and mainta...

by Daniel Nemukuyu

Guards bash women's buttocks with brooms for shoplifting

11 December 2014 | 3332 Views
THREE women were allegedly bashed on their buttocks with wooden brooms by four security guards after one of them stole two pairs of shoes and hid them between her thighs. Joshua Mabuya, 22, of...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Sex-starved man pleasures self in full view of niece, 23

11 December 2014 | 6727 Views
A BULAWAYO man allegedly pleasured himself in front of his 23-year-old niece after she refused him sex. Mukuradare Tembo, 48, of Cowdray Park suburb, attempted to have sex with his niece ...

by Plaxcedes Hove

'My privates are sugar coated,' mistress tells boyfriend's wife

11 December 2014 | 6531 Views
A BULAWAYO magistrate read the riot act to a woman who sent obscene messages to her boyfriend's wife, bragging that the man could not resist her as she had "sugar coated privates'" "You shoul...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Woman stabbed at church service

10 December 2014 | 4578 Views
THERE was drama at Methodist Church in Mpopoma recently when a woman was assaulted during a church service after a fellow congregant discovered that their children were having a relationship. ...

by Plaxcedes Hove

'Declare Tafi Moyo national Hero,' says Zanu-PF

10 December 2014 | 3012 Views
Zanu-PF Bulawayo Province has recommended that prominent Bulawayo businessperson and Highlanders benefactor, Tafi Moyo, who died on Monday at the age of 108 be declared a national hero for his contrib...

by Staff reporter

Woman cheats with neighbour for 10 years

09 December 2014 | 11289 Views
A BULAWAYO woman was yesterday dragged to the Civil Court after she allegedly cheated on her husband with a neighbour for 10 years. The husband was so incensed that he said his wife could tak...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Man undresses in front of toddler

09 December 2014 | 3013 Views
A BULAWAYO man has been dragged to court after he allegedly got drunk, stripped in front of a two-year-old girl and lay with her on the floor while her mother watched in horror. Bennie Cledwi...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Zimbabwe police hunt monkey killer

09 December 2014 | 3874 Views
POLICE have picked up the owner of a house in Bulawayo's Emakhandeni suburb where residents killed a monkey they suspected was being used to bewitch them. The development follows an announcem...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Bulawayo water supply dams are currently 65,86% full

09 December 2014 | 1821 Views
BULAWAYO City Council water supply dams are currently 65,86% full, with the local authority saying at the present consumption rate, water supplies were guaranteed for the next three years.This...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe officially opens Region V Youth Games

08 December 2014 | 1470 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday said the Region V Youth Games had rejuvenated Bulawayo which had been literary destroyed by de-industrialization and created employment for its inhabitants....

by Staff Reporter

Mpilo hospital in hot soup over infant death

08 December 2014 | 3515 Views
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by Court Reporter

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