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Revival of dying San language suffers blow

THE revival of San language and culture has suffered yet another huge blow following the death of Mofatt Banini Moyo who was one of the native speakers of Tshwao language in Tsholotsho.Moy...Read more

Revival of dying San language suffers blow

28 August 2014 | 1426 Views
THE revival of San language and culture has suffered yet another huge blow following the death of Mofatt Banini Moyo who was one of the native speakers of Tshwao language in Tsholotsho.Moy...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Man pleads guilty for raping unconscious church mate

28 August 2014 | 2232 Views
A man in Binga Zimbabwe clearly did not read the 'thou shalt not commit adultery' commandment when he raped a fellow church member on her way back.The court heard last week that Encovk Mu...

by Staff reporter

Bogus roadblock cops granted bail

28 August 2014 | 745 Views
THREE police officers from Tsholotsho who allegedly mounted a series of illegal roadblocks after stealing a traffic offences ticket book were yesterday each granted $200 bail. Assistant I...

by Staff reporter

Jabulani Sibanda backs SK Moyo for VP

28 August 2014 | 1173 Views
War vetetans leader Jabulani Sibanda has endorsed Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo for the vacant Zanu PF vice presidency.Speaking at a meeting in Gwanda today, Sibanda castigate...

by Staff Reporter

Mat'land South leaders appeal for registry office

27 August 2014 | 1494 Views
TRADITIONAL leaders in Umzingwane district are appealing to the Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede to set up an office in the area to ease the burden on villagers who have to travel long distances to ac...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

'Mugabe must come clean on the Gukurahundi massacres'

27 August 2014 | 2449 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe must come clean on the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres and apologise unreservedly to the victims, an opposition leader has said.Marcellina Chikasha, who is the president of...

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27 August 2014 | 4523 Views
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Naison Ndlovu reconsiders VP stance

27 August 2014 | 1106 Views
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by Nduduzo Tshuma

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27 August 2014 | 1962 Views
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by Moyo Roy

Man gets protection order against abusive wife

26 August 2014 | 1720 Views
A GWANDA man was yesterday granted a protection order against his abusive wife who forced him out of their home after allegedly threatening, assaulting and insulting him.Lovemore Darawanda, 28...

by Marvelous Moyo

Fake roadblock - 3 cops held, senior cop on the run

26 August 2014 | 3595 Views
A SENIOR police officer is on the run while three of his colleagues have been arrested for mounting a series of illegal roadblocks after stealing a traffic offences ticket book, a court heard....

by Leonard Ncube

Man sodomised for 19 years, now HIV+

26 August 2014 | 1696 Views
A MAN from Victoria Falls has claimed a former touring company boat captain sodomised him for 19 years and infected him with HIV.Bruce Kazembe, 31, claims former United Touring Company (UTC) b...

by Leonard Ncube

Kembo Mohadi's daughter weds

26 August 2014 | 2726 Views
A call has been made for Zimbabweans to protect the marriage institution which is the bedrock of a stable society that can create a stable environment for development.The call was made at the ...

by Staff reporter

Woman goes crazy, axes niece (6) twice

26 August 2014 | 2984 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD woman reportedly went haywire and axed her niece aged six to death before getting back to her senses. Media Marare of Gokwe North allegedly went berserk and axed the now deceased...

by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Rape victim bleeds for two months after ordeal

26 August 2014 | 3191 Views
An elderly woman from Gokwe under Chief Chireya is still bleeding after she was allegedly raped by 19-year-old Edwin Zvirevo in June. Zvirevo appeared before the traditional court of Chief Chi...

by Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Man rapes churchmate, leaves her unconscious

26 August 2014 | 3949 Views
A BINGA man landed himself in murky waters after he failed to control his sexual zest and allegedly raped a church mate. The State case as presented by prosecutor, Mr Bruce Ndlovu, was that on...

by Victoria Mushunje

Businessman parades adulterous wife undressed

26 August 2014 | 6272 Views
AN enraged Gokwe businessman embarrassed his wife by forcing her to walk undressed in broad daylight over allegations of infidelity. Chengetanai Takawira (27) reportedly dragged his wife Matil...

by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Widows garden project seeks fence donation

26 August 2014 | 593 Views
The Gwanda Ward 1 Widows group is soliciting for assistance of a 120metres long fence to fence their garden project. It is expected that once operational the garden will help boost the incomes and sub...

by Khumbulani Maphosa

Ex PF-Zapu members urged to be organised, united

26 August 2014 | 1181 Views
Former senior PF-Zapu members should be urgently calling for a meeting where they will choose two candidates for the positions of vice-president and national chairperson of Zanu-PF to avoid the ...

by Staff reporter

Feuding Zanu-PF MPs in court

26 August 2014 | 873 Views
Kwekwe Central MP Masango Matambanadzo and his bodyguard Beden Mawire yesterday appeared in court facing charges of assaulting Gokwe Kana MP Owen Ncube last month.Matambanadzo (49) and Maw...

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'Cold war' in Mugabe's Zanu-PF

25 August 2014 | 1942 Views
The Zanu-PF Manicaland Youth League has urged the party to come up with strong measures that decisively address factionalism.The youths said attempts by some party cadres to settle personal sc...

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'Support Khaya Moyo,' ex-Zapu cadres told

25 August 2014 | 1682 Views
Zanu-PF politburo member and businessman Tshinga Dube has called on other ex-PF Zapu cadres interested in the united partys' second presidency to "back off" and support incumbent national chair Si...

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'My wife denies me sex,' says rapist

25 August 2014 | 4329 Views
A Gweru man admitted to raping his 10-year-old stepchild claiming he committed the offence after his wife denied him conjugal rights. The 36-year-old from Mkoba 12, Gweru, made the revelatio...

by Jacqueline Dube

Headman's wife caught pants down

25 August 2014 | 7796 Views
A headman from Mphakama area in Nkayi under Chief Sikobokobo in Matabeleland North is demanding ten beasts after allegedly catching his wife in a compromising position with a neighbour in the bus...

by Staff reporter

Teenage girl changes into crocodile like creature

25 August 2014 | 4914 Views
A teenage girl from Insuza area in uMguza, Matabeleland North has become a subject of discussion in her community after reports that she is always changing to a crocodile-like creature. B-...

by Staff reporter

'High divorce rate was appalling,' says once divorced Khaya Moyo

25 August 2014 | 2083 Views
The government is worried about the high rate of divorce among young couples, the Senior Minister of State, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo, has said. He said the high divorce rate was appalling and threa...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Teacher rapes 2 students

26 August 2014 | 2351 Views
A DETEMA Secondary School teacher was on Friday convicted by the Hwange Magistrates' Court for sexually abusing two girls for close to a year.Talent Bhekinkosi Nyathi (27) from Nkulumane 5 in...

by Staff reporter

Zuma's son angers Plumtree family

25 August 2014 | 2879 Views
JOHANNESBURG - After failing to arrive in court last week in connection with an accident that left a Plumtree woman dead and two critically injured, Duduzane Zuma was 40 minutes early this morning - o...

by Staff reporter

Shona songs, man to pay for battering imbiber

25 August 2014 | 989 Views
A VICTORIA FALLS man accused of knocking out the teeth of a beer drinking mate in a row over the playing of Shona songs at a local watering hole was last Thursday ordered to compensate the victim ...

by Staff reporter

Bus driver jailed for using dead brother's licence

23 August 2014 | 3123 Views
A DRIVER employed by CAG Traveller Coaches plying the Binga-Bulawayo route has been slapped with a 24 months  effective jail term for fraudulently using his late brother's driver's licence....

by Staff reporter

Man impregnates daughter to get rich

23 August 2014 | 3055 Views
A father from Gokwe, Zimbabwe, is accused of raping and impregnating his 16-year-old daughter.He stunned the Magistrates' Court by saying he was advised by a traditional healer to have sex...

by Staff reporter

King Mzilikazi commemoration preps on

23 August 2014 | 956 Views
Commemorations of the 146th Anniversary of the passing on of King Mzilikazi have begun in earnest, with organisers calling for contributions for celebrations set for September 13 at Mhlahlandlela,...

by Staff reporter

French bag-snatchers languish in Zimbabwe prison

23 August 2014 | 2198 Views
A HUSBAND-AND-WIFE team who robbed a Victoria Falls resident of her handbag with $500 in cash and a mobile phone are languishing in jail after failing to raise nearly $300 in fines imposed by a court....

by Leonard Ncube

Lt Col Tshuma takes over command of Plumtree based Army Battalion

23 August 2014 | 1482 Views
A NEW commanding officer took over command of the Plumtree-based 13 Reserve Force Battalion at the border town on Thursday.Lieutnant Colonel Oscar Tshuma took over from Lieutenant Herbert Sipa...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

School boys drive sex industry, say prostitute

23 August 2014 | 3170 Views
PLUMTREE sex workers have revealed that most of their clients are secondary pupils who learn in schools around the town. This emerged during a National Aids Council Mangwe District stakeholder...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

New Ndiweni chief appointed

23 August 2014 | 1793 Views
SOME members of the Ndiweni family yesterday celebrated the appointment of Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Kayisa as substantive chief of Ntabazinduna by government following a traditional ceremony to anoint h...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Man admits raping daughter

22 August 2014 | 2793 Views
A GOKWE man accused of raping and impregnating his 16-year-old daughter stunned the Magistrates' Court by saying he was advised by an inyanga to have sex with her so that he could get rich....

by Staff reporter

Jilted man stones girl

22 August 2014 | 2476 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD girl escaped death by a whisker after a man whose love advances she had spurned struck her with a rock on the forehead and stole her cellphone as punishment.This emerged when Ma...

by Staff reporter

Chief Ndiweni installation stopped

22 August 2014 | 1723 Views
THE planned installation of Nhlanhla Felix Ndiweni, the youngest son of the late Chief Khayisa Ndiweni of Ntabazinduna, as substantive chief today, has been shelved as his backers appear to have climb...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Workers ordered to abandon strike

21 August 2014 | 1167 Views
Striking Municipality of Gwanda workers have been issued with an order to suspend their industrial action and return to work immediately.An order issued by the Minister of Labour and Socia...

by Moyo Roy

MDC-T official lashes at Mugabe ally, backs ex-Zipra fighters

21 August 2014 | 2680 Views
MDC-T Matabeleland South senior official Jerow Habvane has lashed out at President Robert Mugabe's deputy chief secretary Ray Ndhlukula for seeking to forcibly take over Centenary Farm in Figtree....

by Staff reporetr

Teenager hangs himself over lost calf

21 August 2014 | 2407 Views
A HEADLANDS teenager hanged himself last week after he was scolded by his grandfather for losing a calf.Manicaland police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Luxson Chananda confirmed the inciden...

by Staff Reporter

Mutsvangwa 'to be disciplined over Mujuru and Mutasa'

21 August 2014 | 4171 Views
DEPUTY Foreign Affairs Minister Christopher Mutsvangwa faces disciplinary action for his vicious attack on Vice-President Joice Mujuru and her key ally Didymus Mutasa, the party's national spokesman s...

by Staff Reporter

Cable thief fried to death by 66 000 volt power line

20 August 2014 | 2760 Views
A suspected copper cable thief was electrocuted by a 66 000 volt power cable in Bulawayo this morning.The man's body was fried into a brittle state by the high voltage line that supplies the w...

by Staff Reporter

Shona songs row, man loses teeth

20 August 2014 | 3065 Views
AN argument over Shona songs that were being played at a drinking spot in Victoria Falls cost an imbiber three of his front teeth, a magistrate was told yesterday.Talent Nyathi (27) was co...

by Staff reporter

'HIV+' boy, 16, rapes Grade 4 pupil

20 August 2014 | 1969 Views
A 16-YEAR-OLD Nkayi boy who is alleged to be HIV positive, allegedly raped a Grade Four pupil for turning down his love proposal, a court heard.The boy (name withheld), found the girl fetchin...

by Thandeka Moyo

Man scalds daughter, 18 months, with boiling water

20 August 2014 | 1638 Views
POLICE have arrested a man in Lower Gweru for allegedly killing his 18 month old baby girl by pouring hot water on her because she could not walk.Golden Madzivire, 31, from Matina Village, He...

by Timoth Makohliso

Mzingwane High headmaster accused of running down the school

19 August 2014 | 3206 Views
MZINGWANE High School headmaster Moroka Magaya was at the weekend grilled by parents who accused him of running down the school.The parents convened a meeting with the school's authorities on ...

by Staff reporter

War vets protest farm seizure

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Former Zipra fighters yesterday waded into the Figtree farm dispute pitting commercial farmer David Connolly and deputy chief secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet Ray Ndhlukula aft...

by Staff reporter

SADC signs Protocol on Trade and Services

18 August 2014 | 1006 Views
SADC Heads of State and Government attending the regional summit in Victoria Falls have signed the Protocol on Trade and Services.SADC Chairperson, President Robert Mugabe led other regional ...

by Staff Reporter

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