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'I am looking for my mother Clara Gumede'

21 August 2014 | 313 Views
Germiston Gauteng 2014-08-13 20:53:06I am Mqalisi Khumalo looking for my mother (Clara Gumede) last seen or stayed in Njube 06 it...

by Mqalisi Khumalo

Help me find my biological father!

21 August 2014 | 376 Views
Capetown 2014-08-19 00:56:52Im 25yrs old im searching for my biological father all i know is his surname which is Vundla and what...

by Khumalo

War veterans in opposition should back off

21 August 2014 | 901 Views
Former acting Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson, George Mlala yesterday lashed out at war veteran. Max Mkandla saying he should stop advising the ruling party on how to handle the ap...

by Staff reporter

Nust to generate own electricity

21 August 2014 | 1067 Views
THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) Technopark's solar power project has been endorsed in principle and is expected to generate 0,5 megawatts (MW) to power the institution before...

by Staff reporter

Man kidnaps, rapes girlfriend, 14

21 August 2014 | 873 Views
A 20-YEAR-OLD man from Pumula South in Bulawayo allegedly kidnapped and then raped his 14-year-old girlfriend after spending a night with her.Thembelani Hlongwane yesterday appeared before Wes...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Church woman lied to disguise affair, court told

21 August 2014 | 1537 Views
A BULAWAYO man, Hudson Mazonde, in court for allegedly raping a married church mate has claimed that she was framing him to cover up for her adultery.The 29-year-old woman, who is a teache...

by Thandeka Moyo

Woman demands $3,000 maintenance

21 August 2014 | 819 Views
AN unemployed Nkulumane woman yesterday demanded $3,284 monthly maintenance from her estranged husband for her upkeep as well as that of their two children.Precious Kudzai Chindito told Bulawa...

by Thandeka Moyo

Garden boy scalds tenant with porridge

20 August 2014 | 2198 Views
A BULAWAYO woman suffered serious burns after her landlord's garden boy scalded her with porridge following a misunderstanding over the use of a fireplace, a magistrate heard.Magistrate Chari...

by Mashudu Netsianda

15 kids cheat death after consuming rate poison

20 August 2014 | 1944 Views
FIFTEEN children from eight families in Bulawayo's Tshabalala suburb cheated death on Sunday after consuming rat poison.The children mistook rat pellet poison for sweets and shared them....

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Ndiweni chieftainship wrangle - latest news

20 August 2014 | 1472 Views
THE late Ndebele paramount chief, Khayisa Ndiweni's eldest son Joram Khayisa Thambo yesterday filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court in Bulawayo seeking to block his brother Nhlanhla Fe...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Council evicts 72 families

20 August 2014 | 1499 Views
ABOUT 72 families have been left homeless after the Bulawayo City Council evicted them from the municipality's Hyde Park Estate following the granting of a High Court order barring their occupation of...

by Mashudu Netsianda and Sifundiso Ndlovu

Annual Mzilkazi Commemoration Celebration 2014

19 August 2014 | 1480 Views
Mahlabezulu amahle,  Mthwakazi kandlela zimhlophe, siyakumema emgubheni we Nkosi uMzilikazi (umakhi wesizwe sika Mthwakazi) mhlaka 13 September 2014 ko Bulawayo.  Vunula uphelele siy...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo Council seeks funds to fix sewer system

19 August 2014 | 960 Views
BULAWAYO City Council is seeking a $13,2 million loan from BancABC to fund the rehabilitation of its ageing sewer reticulation system and for the purchase of refuse removal trucks.Council rec...

by Staff reporter

Pope Francis honours Bulawayo couples

19 August 2014 | 2025 Views
ROMAN Catholic Church Pope Francis has honoured 43 couples from the Archdiocese of Bulawayo, who have been married for more than 50 years.Twenty three couples received certificates engraved w...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Hit and run kombi driver arrested

19 August 2014 | 2267 Views
A 27-YEAR-OLD commuter omnibus driver from Pumula North in Bulawayo who allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian while speeding has been arrested.Blessed Mathe appeared before magistrate Temba Ch...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Bosso fan death: Friend gets WhatsApp death threats

18 August 2014 | 4514 Views
A CLOSE friend to the late Highlanders fan Thembelenkosini Hloli,Wellington 'Samadalinja' Kuruchena revealed on Wednesday that he is now living in fear after he allegedly got WhatsApp threats that...

by Staff reporter

'They had the pleasure of changing sex positions,' says accused's lawyer

18 August 2014 | 5552 Views
A MEMBER of an unnamed Pentecostal church in Bulawayo this week appeared before a Bulawayo court charged with raping a married female churchmate who had visited him at his home. Hudson Maz...

by Staff reporter

Wives fight over sex

18 August 2014 | 6666 Views
SHARING is caring! The phrase had no meaning for two Bulawayo women who dragged each other to court with one of them claiming she was being victimised with threats of death by her husband's first wife...

by Staff reporter

Man vows to disrupt ex's wedding

18 August 2014 | 4619 Views
A jilted man in Bulawayo has threatened to stall his ex-girlfriend's wedding by storming into the wedding hall to raise his hand during an altar call by the officiating priest if there will be any...

by Staff reporter

Chameleon tracks down thief

18 August 2014 | 6601 Views
BULAWAYO'S Renkini bus terminus became a theatre of bizarre scenes last Friday when an elderly man brought business to a halt over his lost money.A source alleged that Thembelani Dube clai...

by Danisa Masuku

Ex-PF Zapu cadrés under fire over Zanu-PF chairperson post

18 August 2014 | 2546 Views
A TOP Zanu-PF official in Matabeleland South has hit out at former-PF Zapu leaders for failing to speak out about ongoing attempts to wrest the post of chairperson in the ruling party from them....

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo's road network in a bad state

18 August 2014 | 1286 Views
BULAWAYO'S road network is in a bad state and the city council does not have resources to rehabilitate the infrastructure, a senior official has said.Simela Dube, the city's director of engine...

by Staff reporter

Montgomery mum (23) up for culpable homicide

18 August 2014 | 1604 Views
A BULAWAYO woman whose two children were burnt to death last month appeared in court last week for negligently causing their death after she allegedly lit a candle and left them unattended while she ...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Pupil forced to clean faeces with bare hands

17 August 2014 | 1951 Views
A PUPIL at Masuku Primary School in Tshabalala had to be treated for an infection after she was forced to clean up faeces on a toilet floor with her bare hands by a janitor who accused her of messing ...

by Robin Muchetu

'Street kids' turn to prostitution

17 August 2014 | 3062 Views
GWERU - During the afternoon Elina (not real name) ekes out a living as a beggar, but at night she puts on her best attire, perfume, spots a trendy hairstyle, good enough to attract the high and might...

by Staff Reporter

BCC fails to employ 30 general nurses

17 August 2014 | 1185 Views
BULAWAYO - The cash-strapped Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has failed to employ 30 general nurses a year after government authorised them to fill in the vacant posts.This comes at a time when th...

by Staff Reporter

Officials considering shutting down some BCC business ventures

17 August 2014 | 1244 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council's commercial undertakings are reportedly faced with a bleak future with city councillors and officials considering shutting down some of the business ventures after they ...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Widow chased away, told to go and live in graveyard

16 August 2014 | 3710 Views
A widow from Mzilikazi suburb in Bulawayo was allegedly chased away by her late husband's family and told to go and stay with her husband at the gravesite.Chipo Zvavanondiyita claimed her ...

by Staff reporter

Robert Mugabe still angry with father

16 August 2014 | 3625 Views
President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday once again expressed bitterness at the way his father abandoned him and his siblings to start a new family in Bulawayo.Addressing delegates at the sixth na...

by Staff reporter

Khaya-Moyo not guaranteed to deputise Mugabe

16 August 2014 | 2244 Views
Successive pronouncements by former-PF Zapu heavies that "no one is assured" of a post under an arrangement with Zanu-PF means party chairman Simon Khaya-Moyo is not guaranteed of the Zanu-PF depu...

by Staff reporter

Miracles galore at Prophet Magaya's crusade

16 August 2014 | 2433 Views
PROPHET Walter Magaya's Bulawayo crusade was punctuated with miracles as the lame walked, throwing away their crutches and wheelchairs during the two days at AmaZulu Sports Club.People from al...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Bosso fan murder: Dembare fans freed

16 August 2014 | 1597 Views
Bulawayo magistrate Sibongile Msipa yesterday freed on $50 bail each, nine Dynamos fans accused of murdering a Highlanders supporter after last Saturday's game pitting the two teams at Barbourfiel...

by Staff reporter

Youths disrupt SADC People's Summit march in Byo over t-shirts

16 August 2014 | 2300 Views
TODAY's solidarity march for the just ended SADC People's Summit held in Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo had to temporarily stop following disruptions caused by errant youths protesting...

by Hangoyapalala wa Tjibundule

Bosso fan murder suspects granted $50 bail each

15 August 2014 | 2501 Views
Nine suspects accused of murdering a Highlanders fan, Thembelonkosi Hlosi, were today granted bail pf $50 each by magistrate Sibongile Msipa.Emmason Msipa, Honest Makaza, Onisimo Maphosa, ...

by Staff reporter

6 men, 3 women up for Bosso fan murder

15 August 2014 | 2062 Views
SIX men and three women appeared in court yesterday facing murder charges for the alleged killing of a Highlanders fan who is said to have smashed a rear window of a vehicle they were travelling i...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Man takes back estranged wife to avoid maintenance

14 August 2014 | 4013 Views
A Bulawayo man has told the Maintenance Court that he is reconciling with his wife in a bid to avoid paying maintenance for his four-month-old child.Thulani Ncube told the Bulawayo magistrate ...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Fire engulf old people's home, 110 year-old granny escapes unhurt

14 August 2014 | 1907 Views
A 110-year old granny and 31 other elderly people escaped unhurt yesterday as an inferno engulfed an old people's home where they are resident.The granny laboured to safety on her own but many...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Bosso fan 'killers' named

14 August 2014 | 5448 Views
Six suspects arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing Highlanders fan Thembelenkosini Hloni  have been identified and will appear in court tomorrow.Of the six suspects, two of them ar...

by Staff Reporter

'Unity Accord under threat,' says Zipra ex-combatant

13 August 2014 | 1868 Views
ZIPRA Ex- combatant Maxwell Mkandla has expressed fear that the race to fill up the vacant vice president post and jostling for the Zanu-PF national chairmanship has the potential to further divide th...

by Staff reporter

Man up for raping church mate

13 August 2014 | 4707 Views
A MEMBER of an unnamed Pentecostal church in Bulawayo yesterday appeared before a Bulawayo court charged with raping a married female church mate who had visited him at his home.Hudson Mazonde...

by Staff reporter

Police officer nabbed over Bosso fan murder

13 August 2014 | 3998 Views
A police officer, suspected to be from Plumtree, and four people have been arrested over the death of a Highlanders fan, Thembelenkosini Hloli, soon after the Bosso-DeMbare league match at Barbourfie...

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Murdered Bosso fan's family struggling to raise funds

13 August 2014 | 2207 Views
The family of the murdered Highlanders fan, Thembelenkosini Hloli, was yesterday struggling to raise funds to transport his body for burial at his rural home in Sogwala, Lower Gweru, tomorrow morning....

by Staff reporter

Plus Two Pharmacy sells expired medicines

13 August 2014 | 1717 Views
A BULAWAYO pharmacy was yesterday caught in a storm after it sold expired medication to an unsuspecting patient raising fears that this illicit activity could be rife and putting lives of patients in...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

$1,200 maintenance arrears, soldier gets prison sentence

13 August 2014 | 1755 Views
A soldier with the Zimbabwe National Army has been sentenced to three months in prison after accruing $1,200 in maintenance arrears over a two-year period.Mqabuko Moyo, who was facing charges...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Lupane State University vice-chancellor Bhala dies

13 August 2014 | 2010 Views
THE acting Vice-Chancellor of Lupane State University Dr Mclean Mackson Bhala has died. He was 60. Dr Bhala died on Monday night at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo where he had been rushed for a medica...

by Nqobile Tshili and Mpumelelo Nyoni

Six Dembare supporters arrested in connection with murder of Bosso fan

13 August 2014 | 1829 Views
SIX suspected Dynamos Football Club supporters have been charged in connection with Saturday's murder of a Highlanders Football Club fan after the volatile Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at Barbou...

by Staff Reporter

'Condoms make sex less enjoyable,' claims HIV+ man

12 August 2014 | 5089 Views
AN HIV positive woman in Bulawayo claimed that she wanted her husband who is also living with the virus evicted from their lodgings because he was forcing her to have unprotected sex claiming condoms ...

by Staff reporter

Acting Lupane Vice Chancellor dies

12 August 2014 | 3981 Views
Acting Vice Chancellor for Lupane University Dr Maclean J. Bhala is late. He died in the early hours of today.More to follow.. ...

by Staff reporter

Mom-in-law weeps in court

12 August 2014 | 4172 Views
The woman whose daughter-in-law committed suicide over her 'surprise visit' wept during her testimony in court on Monday, saying she loved her like her own child.Loveness Madebe, a business pe...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo Heroes Acre upgrades taking time to complete

12 August 2014 | 872 Views
Zanu-PF politiburo member Sikhanyiso Ndlovu on Monday said the upgrading of the Bulawayo Provincial Heroes Acre in Nkulumane is taking time to complete, urging local companies to pledge their support ...

by Staff reporter

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