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Matabeleland South provincial Head of Youth and Economic Empowerment Elphas Siziba is demanding answers on why youths from the province are being shunned from a government empowerment programme....Read more

Mat South youths sidelined in loan scheme

23 April 2014 | 481 Views
Matabeleland South provincial Head of Youth and Economic Empowerment Elphas Siziba is demanding answers on why youths from the province are being shunned from a government empowerment programme....

by Staff Reporter

Man rapes, infects juvenile with STI

23 April 2014 | 1259 Views
A 24-YEAR-OLD Silobela man in the Midlands was yesterday handed an effective 17-year jail term for raping a 16-year-old girl twice and infecting her with a sexually transmitted illness (STI)....

by Staff reporter

Man stabbed over extra-marital affair

23 April 2014 | 1475 Views
A 38-YEAR-OLD Bulilima man who stabbed his nephew as punishment for attempting to destroy his extra-marital affair, has appeared in court.Trust Nkomo, 23, of Sikhathini area approached his un...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Kwekwe City buildings face collapse

22 April 2014 | 1825 Views
The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development has confirmed that there has been a ground movement in Kwekwe after conducting investigations following reports that some buildings on the eastern side o...

by Staff reporter

Isitshwala and mbanje served at Gwanda prison

22 April 2014 | 2768 Views
A daring 21 year old Gwanda lady who exhibited rare qualities of undying love for her jailed hubby by smuggling five twists of dagga (mbanje) for him into prison has been spared the agony of ja...

by Staff Reporter

Generations' Khethiwe falls in love with Zimbabwe

22 April 2014 | 3023 Views
South African actress Winnie Modise, popularly known as Khethiwe Buthelezi in the soapie Generations has fallen in love with Zimbabwe.Barely a week after she visited Bulawayo, Modise is back a...

by Patrick Chitumba

51,000 pass through Beitbridge

22 April 2014 | 1374 Views
At least 51 000 Zimbabweans based in South Africa passed through Beitbridge Border Post during the Easter and Independence holidays, the department of immigration has said.Assistant regional i...

by Thupeyo Muleya

No feasting at Gwanda Independence celebrations as Chief Gumede remembers Gukurahundi in SA

22 April 2014 | 2798 Views
Scores of predominantly ZANU PF supporters left Pelandaba Stadium in Gwanda hungry and angry as there was no traditional feasting and drinking at the 34th Independence Celebrations.It is ...

by Staff Reporter

Gwanda prison under spotlight

21 April 2014 | 2070 Views
Security at Gwanda Prison has come under spotlight after a woman was arrested on Saturday as she tried to smuggle dagga to her jailed husband.Chiedza Ndlovu reportedly stuffed five twists of t...

by Staff Reporter

Boy fatally hit cousin with a knobkerrie for giving him too many chores

20 April 2014 | 1591 Views
A 17-year-old boy from Lower Gweru communal lands has been arrested after he fatally struck his cousin with a knobkerrie for allegedly giving him too many domestic chores to do.Confirming the ...

by Staff reporter

Murder suspects vanish from cells

20 April 2014 | 2285 Views
TWO murder suspects mysteriously escaped from police holding cells at Msilahove Police Base where they were held in connection with a murder case which had occurred at a business centre in Silobela....

by Freedom Mupanedemo

Families fight over Mangwe chieftaincy

20 April 2014 | 1250 Views
A CHIEFTAINSHIP wrangle has erupted in Mangwe District with two families claiming the Hobodo chieftaincy.Family members have been at each other's throats since the death of the last chief, Mr ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

6 women on a stealing spree

20 April 2014 | 1870 Views
Six Bulawayo women including one who is eight months pregnant went on a stealing spree in Maphisa where they looted groceries and electrical gadgets from several shops.The six, Duduzile Ngweny...

by Staff reporter

Woman nabbed for selling mbanje

20 April 2014 | 901 Views
A 56-YEAR-OLD Maphisa woman has been fined $40 for selling mbanje at a bottlestore.The woman, Margaret Rushambwa of 477 Garikai houses in Maphisa, appeared before Kezi resident magistrate Mr J...

by Nobuhle Nyoni

Mine owner 'buries' 16 gold panners

20 April 2014 | 1717 Views
SIXTEEN gold panners from Empress in Zhombe spent three days trapped underground after the owner of a mine where they were conducting illegal mining hired an excavator and covered the tunnel which the...

by Freedom Mupanedemo

Tsvangirai prays for 'betrayers'

18 April 2014 | 2705 Views
Opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai reeling from incessant calls from some of his party party members for leadership renewal after 15 years at the helm, has asked God to "exorcise the spirit of ...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF chéf bashes lpregnant over

18 April 2014 | 2051 Views
A 61-YEAR-OLD senior Zanu-PF official yesterday admitted to bashing his 34-year-old pregnant lover with a wooden stick when he appeared in the Gwanda Magistrates' Court facing physical abuse char...

by Staff reporter

Thousands at Beitbridge border post

18 April 2014 | 1985 Views
The volume of both human and vehicular traffic has increased at Beitbridge Border Post as Zimbabweans based in South Africa troop back home for the Independence and  Easter holidays.Assis...

by Thupeyo Muleya

From riches to rags as businessman is evicted from rented house

18 April 2014 | 3324 Views
IT is a case of riches to rags for a Victoria Falls businessman Tapiwa Chiyadzwa, 39, who has been evicted from his rented house for failing to pay rent.According to court documents, Chiyadzwa...

by Leonard Ncube

Rape accused MDC-T MP granted $400 bail

18 April 2014 | 882 Views
MDC-T MP Prince Madubeko Sibanda who is accused of drugging and raping a 17-year-old schoolgirl, was yesterday granted $400 bail with stringent conditions.Victoria Falls magistrate Sharon Rose...

by Staff reporter

Businessman bashes wife for trying to 'kill' his smallhouse

18 April 2014 | 1858 Views
A GWANDA businessman bashed his wife accusing her of trying to kill his girlfriend using herbs, the court heard yesterday. The businessman, Thabani Mafu, 47, of Sizeze village under Chief Math...

by Marvelous Moyo

Zanu-PF MP files $200k lawsuit

17 April 2014 | 1270 Views
Zanu-PF Mberengwa East legislator Makhosini Hlonganwe has dragged a prominent Mberengwa businessman to court accusing him of lying that he had denigrated party spokesperson Rugare Gumbo at a party...

by Staff reporter

Fatal accident - WhatsApp update

17 April 2014 | 4214 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sende...

by Concerned Resident

MDC-T MP 'offered girl's father $4,000' for raping her daughter

17 April 2014 | 2575 Views
AN MP accused of drugging and raping a 17-year-old schoolgirl offered the teenager's father $4,000 to cover up the crime, a court heard yesterday.Binga North lawmaker Prince Dubeko Sibanda (MD...

by Leonard Ncube

Mat'land applicants get automatic entry to teacher-training program

16 April 2014 | 4613 Views
The Joshua Nkomo Polytechnic yesterday began interviews for it's May teacher-training intake with reports that the college administration has agreed to give first preference to applicants from Matabel...

by Staff reporter

Beitbridge Border post ready for Easter traffic

16 April 2014 | 1450 Views
THE Department of Immigration is geared up for an increased volume of traffic expected at Beitbridge Border Post during the Easter holidays, a senior official has said.Assistant regional immig...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Family drags daughter's boyfriend to court over marriage covenant

16 April 2014 | 3700 Views
A VICTORIA Falls couple has dragged its daughter's boyfriend to court seeking to stop him from marrying her.However, the man, Itai Ngonyama, told court that it was impossible for him to leave ...

by Leonard Ncube

MDC-T MP arrested for rape still in custody

16 April 2014 | 1274 Views
The MDC-T Binga North Member of Parliament Prince Madubeko Sibanda who was arrested on Monday on allegations of drugging, raping and infecting a 17-year-old girl with a sexually-transmitted infection ...

by Crime Reporter

Boy (13) impregnates maid (27)

16 April 2014 | 7448 Views
A MAID FROM Mbizo in Kwekwe, Letwin Magogo (27), on Monday admitted to bedding her boss' 13-year-old son when she appeared before provincial magistrate Taurai Manwere.Magogo, who had worked fo...

by Staff reporter

Senior immigration officer nabbed with 70 passports

16 April 2014 | 6346 Views
A SENIOR immigration officer based in Plumtree was arrested by Botswana police over the weekend in the neighbouring country after he was found in possession of 70 Zimbabwean passports belonging to di...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Gwanda municipality biting more than it can chew

15 April 2014 | 1753 Views
Gwanda town clerk Gilbert Mlilo, the second highest paid administrator in Zimbabwe with a whopping monthly package of $18 000 has painted a bad picture of financial affairs at the municipality adm...

by Staff Reporter

Marriage proposal withdrawn after woman is raped by HIV+ man

15 April 2014 | 3175 Views
A marriage proposal has been withdrawn after a maid from Zimbabwe was allegedly raped three days before her marriageThe 24-year-old housemaid was allegedly raped and inf...

by Staff reporter

MDC Umzingwane District up against Welshman Ncube

15 April 2014 | 2786 Views
Some "very senior" members of the Welshman Ncube MDC in Umzingwane have approached Bulawayo24 News to express their anger at what they called "utter disregard of their structure" by the party lead...

by Staff Reporter

Police to impound livestock on highways

15 April 2014 | 2543 Views
Police have started impounding livestock that stray into major highways as they move towards preventing road accidents ahead of the Easter holidays.The operation which has started in some ...

by Staff Reporter

Poachers at Hwange and Zambezi Game Reserves

15 April 2014 | 702 Views
Environment, Water and Climate minister, Saviour Kasukuwere said, on Monday, he had received reports that about 30 poachers had recently entered the Hwange and Zambezi Game Reserves."Recently,...

by Staff reporter

MP up for drugging and raping a 17 year old teenager

15 April 2014 | 2971 Views
VICTORIA Falls police are holding Binga North MP Prince Madubeko Sibanda (MDC-T) over claims that he drugged and raped a 17-year-old teenager.Sibanda handed himself over to police yesterday af...

by Leonard Ncube

Man killed by elephants

14 April 2014 | 3057 Views
A 32-year old man has been killed by elephants near Masuwe Bridge in Victoria Falls.The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority confirmed the incident which occurred on Saturday the 1...

by Staff reporter

Gwanda municipality workers on strike, not paid this yr - Video, Photos

14 April 2014 | 2033 Views

by Staff Reporter

Gwanda Municipality workers on strike

14 April 2014 | 1710 Views
Municipality of Gwanda workers are as of this morning, Monday on an industrial action over unpaid salaries. The workers did not report to their respective duty stations but are gathered a...

by Staff Reporter

Vic Falls Airport expansion on schedule

14 April 2014 | 1001 Views
The Victoria Falls International Airport expansion project is on schedule with the runway now 41 percent done while the terminal building is 23 percent complete.The project is costing $150 mi...

by Patrick Chitumba

Man flees wife & 9 kids, moves in with in-laws

14 April 2014 | 3583 Views
A 60-year-old man from Matetsi outside Victoria Falls abandoned his wife and nine children and moved in with his in-laws, staying with them for six years, a magistrate heard.This came to ligh...

by Leonard Ncube

Murder - herdboy bludgeons pal to death

14 April 2014 | 3491 Views
A HERD BOY from Bulilima allegedly pounded his friend's head to a pulp with a knobkerrie and robbed the corpse of $80 from him.Kholisani Nyathi reportedly killed Nqabutho Sibanda, 25, on ...

by Staff Reporter

HIV+ man rapes maid

13 April 2014 | 3173 Views
A BEITBRIDGE man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 24-year-old housemaid and infecting her with HIV.Christopher Kufazwineyi (44) of Dulibadzimu suburb appeared be...

by Staff reporter

Calls to open border post in Binga

13 April 2014 | 1199 Views
The Zanu PF leadership in Binga has called for the opening of a border post in the district to facilitate cross border trade and allow people to link with their relatives on the Zambian side.T...

by Staff Reporter

Hwange gets a multi-million-dollar centre

13 April 2014 | 1112 Views
A multi-million-dollar Civic Centre is set to be established at the envisaged Hwange Central Business District (HCBD), following an agreement between Hwange Local Board (HLB) and three investors. ...

by Prince Mushawevato

Chombo team to probe Gwanda council

13 April 2014 | 789 Views
LOCAL Government and National Housing minister Ignatius Chombo has dispatched a probe team to Gwanda council following revelations that the town clerk earns $18 000 a month.Chombo made the ann...

by Staff Reporter

Sex workers wreak havoc in Filabusi

13 April 2014 | 2391 Views
FILABUSI women have accused night club and bar operators at the business centre of importing commercial sex workers from Bulawayo saying they had spread a reign of terror against local women.T...

by Staff Reporter

Tsvangirai flies into Mat North Storm

12 April 2014 | 4775 Views
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai descends on faction riddled Matabeleland North province at the centre of a power struggle within two factions.Tsvangirai is expected to address a rally in Vi...

by Staff Reporter

Woman smokes dagga to chase away evil spirits

12 April 2014 | 1636 Views
A WOMAN who was on Monday fined $100 after she was found in possession of mbanje weighing 40 grams stunned the court when she said she possessed the illegal drug for her personal smoking as a way...

by Staff reporter

Farmers expecting bumper harvest

12 April 2014 | 1217 Views
Farmers in Gwanda say they are expecting good harvests this season after years of persistent droughts...

by Staff Reporter

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