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Axed Zupco employees besiege offices

More than 30 former southern region Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) employees who are yet to receive their retrenchment packages on Tuesday invaded the company's Bulawayo provincial offices...Read more

Axed Zupco employees besiege offices

17 April 2014 | 1431 Views
More than 30 former southern region Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) employees who are yet to receive their retrenchment packages on Tuesday invaded the company's Bulawayo provincial offices...

by Staff reporter

'Not yet uhuru,' says Dabengwa

17 April 2014 | 1226 Views
ZIMBABWEANS have suffered years of poverty and oppression similar to the Ian Smith era as Zanu-PF has since independence in 1980 focused its energies on stifling opposition, Zapu president Dumiso Dab...

by Staff reporter

Spiked kombi owner, driver appear in court

17 April 2014 | 1848 Views
THE owner of a commuter omnibus that was allegedly spiked by police along Khami Road last month as its driver tried to evade a roadblock, appeared in court yesterday facing charges of  failing t...

by Plaxcedes Hove

New $60,000 Mercedes-Benz ML for the mayor?

17 April 2014 | 1922 Views
BULAWAYO City Council's decision to buy a new vehicle for Mayor Martin Moyo at a cost of $60,000 has infuriated ratepayers who argue that the proposed purchase is not a priority amid deteriorating se...

by Patrick Chitumba

Man (57) claims girl (6) gave him a blow job because she was his girlfriend

17 April 2014 | 2929 Views
A 57-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man yesterday left a court stunned when he claimed that a six-year-old girl gave him a blow job because she was his girlfriend.Ndola Gwebu, a father of three from Mzil...

by Angeline Mpofu

Soldier found dead after a furious row with wife

17 April 2014 | 2839 Views
A SOLDIER has been found dead after a furious row with his wife.Mathias Mlilo, 31, of Cowdray Park, was last seen on Saturday last week - but his decomposing body was only removed from his ren...

by Pamela Shumba/Angeline Mpofu

Man stabbed on the buttock

16 April 2014 | 3577 Views
A MAN from Douglasdale in Bulawayo who is employed at Bonzo mine in Hope Fountain who is accused of stabbing another mine worker on the buttock on Monday complained that police starved him for a ...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF determined to regain control of Bulawayo

16 April 2014 | 2172 Views
ZANU-PF is seemingly determined to regain control of Bulawayo, as illustrated by its participation in civil society meetings which it had previously shunned.Yesterday Za...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

I did not instruct war veterans to grab farms, says Dabengwa

16 April 2014 | 3117 Views
ZAPU leader, Dr Dumiso Dabengwa, has denied claims that he instructed war veterans to occupy land owned by white farmers during the fast track land reform programme while he was the Home Affairs ...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

I was not hiding - Welshman Ncube

16 April 2014 | 2484 Views
MDC leader Welshman Ncube says he has not been hiding but strategising in his rural home after his party's disastrous performance in last year's elections.Speaking at the Bulawayo Press C...

by Staff Reporter

Boy drugs, rapes schoolgirl

16 April 2014 | 3156 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD boy who allegedly drugged a 15-year-old girl before raping her during a party attended by schoolchildren in October 2013 appeared before Bulawayo Regional Court magistrate Mark Dzira yes...

by Staff reporter

Female rapist jailed

16 April 2014 | 3911 Views
A MARRIED mum-of-two who "raped" a Grade Two pupil after promising to give him a pencil and snot apples (uxakuxaku), was yesterday slapped with five years imprisonment.Gugulethu Ncube, 24, who...

by Angeline Mpofu

Motorist confronts traffic cop who spiked his car - Video

15 April 2014 | 2503 Views
Watch motorist who's car was spiked by #ZRP confront the Police officer and asks for his police force number. ...

by Staff Reporter

'I don't have red panties'

15 April 2014 | 6446 Views
A Bulawayo woman who is accused of sexually abusing a seven-year-old boy on Monday told the court that she did not have red underwear that the child claims she wore on the day she allegedly committed ...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF factions in ugly fight

15 April 2014 | 2597 Views
BULAWAYO Zanu-PF provincial secretary for administration, Elifasi Mashaba, was last Saturday accused by a party member of being a member of Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction.He...

by Staff reporter

'Tribalism eating away unity in Zanu-PF'

15 April 2014 | 2216 Views
Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson, Professor Callistus Ndlovu has singled out tribalism as a disease eating away unity in the party.Addressing a well-attended inter-district meeting at S...

by Patrick Chitumba

Wife stabber arrested

15 April 2014 | 2157 Views
A man from Pumula in Bulawayo who stabbed his estranged wife seven times and went into hiding has been arrested after a manhunt that started early this month.Vusumuzi Thusi appeared in court y...

by Filbert Ruwende

Generations actor claims Zimbabwe roots

15 April 2014 | 3393 Views
SOUTH African soapie star Khethiwe, real name Winnie Modise, who was in Bulawayo over the weekend, revealed that she might be a Zimbabwean judging from the fact that one of her totems is Mgabe....

by Bongani Ndlovu

Mangoma 'ally' faces axe as MDC-T purging continues

14 April 2014 | 3056 Views
THE MDC-T Bulawayo Youth Assembly has resolved to suspend its chairperson, Bekithemba Nyathi, who is accused of working in cahoots with expelled deputy treasurer general, Elton Mangoma, as purgi...

by Lesley Moyo

Woman left for dead at church as congregants go berserk

14 April 2014 | 6102 Views
MEMBERS of the Johane Masowe Sinai Church near NOCZIM garage in Bulawayo along Luveve road recently reportedly left a congregant for dead after she sang as song other members did not like....

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo dams - Statistics

14 April 2014 | 3903 Views
Bulawayo City Council has started pumping water from the Nyamandlovu Aquifer although its currently still at a low note.The total volume of Bulawayo's water supplies as of Monday, 14 Apr...

by Staff reporter

Veteran ZBC producer commits suicide

14 April 2014 | 10960 Views
Veteran Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) producer Gertrude Mugarisanwa committed suicide at her Montrose House in Bulawayo yesterday.Mugarisanwa who was based at ZBC Motrose Studio...

by Staff Reporter

7th murder rocks Bulawayo

14 April 2014 | 4483 Views
A 25-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man died yesterday after he was allegedly stabbed at a party in Emakhandeni suburb on Saturday night.Ayibongwe Ncube died at his aunt's home near Maunga shopping centre ...

by Staff reporter

Maintenance summons, policeman flees home

14 April 2014 | 2263 Views
A POLICE officer fled his matrimonial home after his second wife claimed maintenance for the upkeep of their two children.Murwira Mdzikwa of Ross Camp on Friday appeared before a Bulawayo mag...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Woman bashes hubby every day

14 April 2014 | 3318 Views
A BULAWAYO man last week stunned a court when he refused to pay maintenance for his children claiming that he fled the matrimonial home as his wife bashed him every day.Justice Rupanga from M...

by Court Reporter

Cops' continued use of spikes angers kombi operator

14 April 2014 | 2342 Views
A BULAWAYO commuter omnibus operator Sikhathazile Dhlodhlo has castigated the police for their continued use of the tyre-shredding spikes at the expense of human lives and property.At a tim...

by Patrick Chitumba

'Rogue cops' demand bribes from motorists

14 April 2014 | 2041 Views
FOUR bogus policemen have been arrested for allegedly masquerading as uniformed traffic police and demanding bribes from motorists they stopped at several Bulawayo intersections.Farai Mukute,...

by Thandeka Moyo

Maid gives birth, bury foetus under a tree, sent to rehabilitation

13 April 2014 | 3111 Views
A 15-year- old housemaid from Bulawayo's Gwabalanda suburb allegedly gave birth, tied the foetus in a plastic bag before burying it under a guava tree within the yard, a Bulawayo magistrate heard...

by Tendayi Madhomu

Prison officer demoted for having affair with ex-convict

13 April 2014 | 3901 Views
A ZIMBABWE Prison  Services (ZPS) official who has been with the ZPS for 24 years has been demoted for having a romantic affair with an ex-convict. The 46-year-old Sithembile Masuku who b...

by Thulani Ndlovu

Another Israeli national deported from Zimbabwe

13 April 2014 | 1095 Views
ANOTHER Israeli national, believed to be one of the millionaire rabbi Eliezer Berland's students was on Friday deported by immigration officials for breaching his visa conditions, it has been establis...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Guta RaMwari faction wins court case

13 April 2014 | 1728 Views
THE breakaway faction of the fragmented Guta Ra Mwari church, led by its International Council chairman Evangelist Joseph Bongo Malinga which opened a new base in Bulawayo's Tshabalala suburb last yea...

by Thulani Ndlovu

Govt may fail to pay civil servants, warns MP

13 April 2014 | 2522 Views
BULAWAYO South MP Eddie Cross has warned that the government may fail to pay civil servants after it awarded them an increment backdated to January.The government gave civil servants a $54 sal...

by Staff Reporter

Fruit and vegetable shortage hits Byo

12 April 2014 | 3355 Views
A shortage of fruits and vegetables following the government's ban on the importation of fresh produce into the country has triggered panic buying in Bulawayo.The government banned imports...

by Staff Reporter

Chaos rocks Zanu-PF Byo elections

12 April 2014 | 2879 Views
Zanu-PF Bulawayo central district elections were called off today resulting is a serious exchange of words between warring factions.Zanu PF Bulawayo secretary for administration Elifasi M...

by Staff Reporter

Residents raise concerns over Supreme Court judges nomination

12 April 2014 | 1725 Views
BULAWAYO residents have raised concerns and sought clarity on whether individuals with a political background could be nominated for appointment as judges to the High and Supreme Courts....

by Lulu Brenda Harris

Traffic cop beaten up for throwing spikes in front of moving kombi - Video

12 April 2014 | 3537 Views
A traffic cop was assaulted in Nkulumane, Sekusile, for throwing spikes in front of kombi ...

by Staff Reporter

Mbanje man leave court in stitches

12 April 2014 | 3040 Views
A BULAWAYO man left a court in stitches when he said he used mbanje to chase away goblins and evil spirits. Future Ngarife, 27, of Number 5088 Gwabalanda, appeared...

by Hlabile Dube

Wife bashed for hiding mistress' cellphone

12 April 2014 | 2210 Views
A 57-year-old Bulawayo man bashed his wife after she stumbled on two cellphones belonging to him and his mistress in their matrimonial bedroom. She then hid them.Arnten ...

by Patrick Chitumba

False indecent assault charges against stepson

12 April 2014 | 1451 Views
A BULAWAYO woman fabricated indecent assault charges against her step-son in a bid to have him incarcerated so that she could take over her late husband’s estate.In ...

by Patrick Chitumba

Shoplifter caught off guard

12 April 2014 | 2465 Views
A 22-YEAR-OLD marobane - a popular name for shoplifters - from Pumula South suburb in Bulawayo, ran out of luck on Thursday when he was caught red handed with grocery items stuffed inside his ja...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni and Filbert Ruwende

Furore over Shona speaking teacher

13 April 2014 | 5364 Views
Parents whose children attend Coghlan Primary School in Bulawayo recently expressed their displeasure at the deployment of a teacher who is not conversant in Ndebele and defined certain wor...

by Staff reporter

Grade 2 pupil makes sexual advances on classmates

13 April 2014 | 5445 Views
A grade two pupil caused a stir in class when he poked his classmates with his penis during lessons at a school in Lobengula township, exposing his alleged sexual abuse by an 18-year-old woman wh...

by Staff reporter

AFM Church tribalism saga deepens

11 April 2014 | 3821 Views
A POWER struggle and alleged tribalism rocking one of Zimbabwe's oldest churches, the Apostolic Faith Mission of Africa International (AFM) in Lobengula, Bulawayo, yesterday spilled into the courts....

by Staff reporter

NRZ employee crushed by train he was servicing

11 April 2014 | 2944 Views
A NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe worker is reported to have died at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo yesterday after his legs were crushed by the engine coach he was servicing.Rodger Dube's ...

by Staff reporter

Man stabbed 3 times, dies

11 April 2014 | 2327 Views
A MAN from Bulawayo's Pumula South suburb died after being stabbed by an unknown assailant who is still at large.Ndumiso Moyo was stabbed thrice at about 9.30PM near Mandwandwe Secondary Scho...

by Nqobile Tshili

Woman accused of raping boy, 7

11 April 2014 | 3546 Views
A MARRIED mum-of-two "raped" a Grade Two pupil after promising to give him a pencil and snot apples (uxakuxaku), a court heard yesterday.Gugulethu Ncube, 24, who lived in Bulawayo's Lobengula...

by Thandeka Moyo

Ingwebu Breweries manager hangs self

10 April 2014 | 7103 Views
A MANAGER at Ingwebu Breweries in Bulawayo is reported to have hanged himself on Tuesday the same day his subordinates appeared in court facing charges of stealing fuel worth more than $200 000....

by Staff reporter

Another gruesome city murder

10 April 2014 | 4682 Views
YET another gruesome murder has been recorded in Bulawayo after a Nkulumane man was stabbed and left for dead by unknown assailants on Tuesday night.Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson In...

by Staff reporter

Man stabs wife seven times- leaves her intestines hanging

10 April 2014 | 3498 Views
A Bulawayo viciously stabbed his wife seven times and left her intestines hanging out.Vusumuzi Thusi (49) of 9008 Robert Sinyoka Village on the outskirts of Pumula suburb, left his wife Si...

by Staff reporter

Wife, mistress shocked to meet at maintenance court

09 April 2014 | 3299 Views
A man's wife and mistress who were apparently not aware of each others' existence, were shocked when they met.They came face to face when they dragged him to the Mainten...

by Staff reporter

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