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Murderer confesses

A suspected notorious criminal, who was arrested in Gweru, has given chilling confessions of how he committed a spate of crimes.Daniel Mpofu, who has been on the police wanted list, is facing ...Read more

Murderer confesses

01 December 2015 | 1771 Views
A suspected notorious criminal, who was arrested in Gweru, has given chilling confessions of how he committed a spate of crimes.Daniel Mpofu, who has been on the police wanted list, is facing ...

by Staff reporter

Hailstorm destroys 10 schools in Mat South

01 December 2015 | 1513 Views
At least 10 schools in Bulilima District are counting their losses after a hailstorm destroyed infrastructure and furniture worth thousands of dollars, leaving hundreds of students stranded....

by Staff reporter

Minister, MP in near fist fight

01 December 2015 | 3688 Views
SIMMERING tensions exploded at a Zanu-PF Midlands province inter-district conference when Gokwe-Kana legislator, Owen "Mudha" Ncube, and the provincial secretary for administration, Tapiwa Matangaidze...

by Patrick Chitumba

Minister flees angry Mnangagwa allies

01 December 2015 | 2201 Views
A DEPUTY minister had to scurry for cover at a Zanu-PF provincial meeting in Gweru at the weekend after a group of angry youths charged at him labelling him a member of the G40 faction that is reporte...

by Staff reporter

Statement from Gwanda Residents Association on the Gwanda State University Bill consultations

30 November 2015 | 904 Views
The residents of Gwanda condemn to the worst possible scenario the shoddy and unprofessional consultations done by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science ...

by Aifheli Mudau Gwanda Residents Association, Secretary for Information and Publicity

Hwange VID road tests bribes allegedly reach alarming levels

30 November 2015 | 2019 Views
As some numerous prospective drivers last week in Bulawayo and Harare expressed concerns over Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) officials demanding bribes from them so that they pass road tests and ...

by Stephen Jakes

'Fake pregnant' women undergoes operation

30 November 2015 | 3874 Views
Doctors have come to the aid of the 29-year-old Gokwe woman who spent two years believing she was pregnant with a set of twins.Dr Fabian Mashingaidze and his team operated Tendai Sibanda of Mu...

by Staff reporter

Former mayor cleared of fraud charges

30 November 2015 | 1852 Views
EX-Gwanda mayor, Lionel de Necker has been cleared of fraud charges but he insists damage has been done on his reputation.The former MDC official was accused of selling a commercial stand to t...

by Thobekile Zhou

6 year old rescued from crocodille jaws

30 November 2015 | 2472 Views
A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy from Hwange is lucky to be alive after he was rescued from the deadly jaws of a crocodile by alert prison officers. The prison officers allegedly jumped into the bloodied waters of ...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Cigarette smuggling truck driver fined

30 November 2015 | 916 Views
A MAN from Gutu has been fined R21,000 for attempting to smuggle 275 boxes of export quality cigarettes worth $27,500 to South Africa through the Beitbridge Border post. Tawonga Maponga, 32, of Chief ...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Victoria Falls upgrade to boost tourism

29 November 2015 | 684 Views
VICTORIA Falls town is set for a major facelift as the Government will soon declare it a Tourism Special Economic Zone while an International Financial Centre will be set up to promote transaction for...

by Business Reporter

Econet not treating us as buddies

28 November 2015 | 1136 Views
Gwanda residents have expressed anger at the giant mobile phone service provider Econet Wireless for not showing signs of wanting to invest into the commitment from the residents of the town. ...

by Staff Reporter

CCTVs to be installed at Beitbridge border post

28 November 2015 | 1335 Views
THE government is in the process of modernising the country's border posts in a move that will see the installation of Closed Circuit Cameras to monitor adherence to border procedures.Presenti...

by Pamela Shumba

Elephant tusks man gets 20 years behind bars

28 November 2015 | 748 Views
A 42-year-old Binga has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars after being pleading guilty to illegal possession of ivory worth $3,650. According to Chronicle,...

by Leonard Ncube

'Rape assist' granny escapes jail

27 November 2015 | 1963 Views
A DETE granny, 61, allegedly assisted her friend to rape her 13-year-old granddaughter in exchange for beer.Concillia Maripha was jointly charged with her neighbour and friend Bhekimpilo Mvubu...

by Staff reporter

Teacher 'rapes' Form 4 pupil

27 November 2015 | 3227 Views
A TEACHER at St Sebastian Secondary School in Matobo District allegedly lured his Form 4 pupil with a cellphone to his cottage before raping her.Honest Runzirayi Dhliwayo, 29, of Tsholotsho un...

by Marvelous Moyo

Youths reject free 'Dembare' condoms

26 November 2015 | 1332 Views
EFFORTS to rebrand the Panther "Dembare" condoms are underway to attract more users and help reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections. The development came to light during the Mata...

by Marvelous Moyo

Taxi drivers protest against rouge police

25 November 2015 | 2444 Views
Scores of commuters where left stranded in Gwanda yesterday morning as more than 100 taxi drivers parked their vehicles during the peak hour in protest against "rogue" traffic cops soliciting for brib...

by Staff Reporter

Cellphone thief falls into storm drain, dies

25 November 2015 | 2983 Views
A SUSPECTED cellphone thief died when he fell into a stormdrain while fleeing a group of children who chased after him after spotting him stealing the gadget from a car.Future Mkhize, 18, died...

by Adelaide Moyo

Cyanide poisoning - Eight men arrested

25 November 2015 | 1749 Views
Eight men from Hwange and Tsholotsho districts have been arrested on suspicion of being directly linked to the recent incidents of cyanide poisoning which led to the death of scores of elephants betwe...

by Staff Reporter

Man axed in fight over $1

24 November 2015 | 2100 Views
A TSHOLOTSHO man is battling for life in hospital after an injiva axed him in the head in a fight over $1. Michael Ngwenya, a herdsman from Malanda Village was rushed to Tsholotsho District Hospital o...

by Patient Sibanda

Cellphone thief caught hidding in toilet

23 November 2015 | 2683 Views
A MAN  from Amazon village in Filabusi who stole a cellphone from a shop attendant and went to hide in a toilet while trying to remove a SIM card from it has been fined $200 by the Filabusi magis...

by Stephen Jakes

Man impregnates daughter (15), marries her

22 November 2015 | 3132 Views
A 48-YEAR-OLD man from Gokwe has set tongues wagging after he impregnated and started cohabiting with his 15-year-old daughter after withdrawing her from school.The man (name withheld to prote...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

'Beware of betrayers,' says Mugabe

22 November 2015 | 1315 Views
Zanu-PF should remain united to stave off elements like Dr Joice Mujuru who are bent on propagating divisions and betrayal, President Mugabe said yesterday.He said it was unfortunate that indi...

by Levi Mukarati

Mugabe calls for unity

22 November 2015 | 1002 Views
PRESIDENT Mugabe has called for peace and unity among party members, reiterating that members must be guided by party principles and policies.Speaking to party supporters during the official h...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Mugabe caps 2358 graduands at MSU

21 November 2015 | 1407 Views
President Robert Mugabe has conferred degrees to 2358 graduands at the 14th Midlands State University (MSU) graduation ceremony.Two of them graduated posthumously and three with doctorate ...

by Staff reporter

3some steamy sex-video surface at MSU

21 November 2015 | 3716 Views
Another 3some sex-video has emerged at Midlands State University and has gone viral on social media.According to B-METRO, the steamy three minute video is showing a female student entertai...

by Staff reporter

Ex-lover masterminds vicious gang rape

21 November 2015 | 1927 Views
A 23 year old Tsholotsho man teamed up with two friends to gang rape his 17 year old ex-lover until she passed out.That was a way of 'fixing' the girl for dumping him.Circumstances...

by Staff reporter

Pensioner demands maintenance from wife

21 November 2015 | 975 Views
A PENSIONER has dragged his "police officer" wife to court demanding $175 maintenance. Amon Siduli, who is undergoing teacher training at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic, dragged his wife Jessina...

by Marvelous Moyo

Lodger bashed for failing to pay rent

21 November 2015 | 1145 Views
A 32-YEAR-OLD woman from Chinotimba suburb in Victoria Falls has been dragged to court for bashing her tenant with a stick after she failed to pay rent. Nomathemba Ncube flew off the handle after ...

by Adelaide Moyo

Man attacked with an axe for singing in discord

20 November 2015 | 1934 Views
One Consen Nkala (28) from Jotsholo in Matabeleland North should not be made a judge of any music talent search competition because he might end up attacking contestants leaving them for dead....

by Danisa Masuku

'Snake beds daughter-in-law'

20 November 2015 | 2786 Views
A STORM is brewing at a Tsholotsho homestead following the discovery of a snake that bedded a daughter-in-law, in her father-in-law's bedroom.Martin Ndlovu, the man of the house, is reported t...

by Siphilisiwe Mloyi

Man bashes wife for urinating in front of male neighbour

20 November 2015 | 6072 Views
A 38 year old Nomathemba Moyo from Nkayi got a thorough beating from her husband after she was caught with her skirt up and no pants on and  urinating in the bush while her male neighbour watchin...

by Staff Reporter

Donkeys run amok, maul villagers

19 November 2015 | 4042 Views
TWO Filabusi villagers sustained injuries after they were mauled by donkeys in separate incidents that have triggered a rabies alert in the district. The two animals have since been put down.S...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Maid 'infects' boss' son with a sexually transmitted disease

18 November 2015 | 4630 Views
A MAID from Gweru allegedly sexually abused her employer's 13-year-old son and infected him with a sexually transmitted disease.Esnath Hove, 28, from Mkoba Village 7, yesterday appeared before...

by Elizabeth Tsuro

Daughter axes mother for hiring a neighbour

18 November 2015 | 2908 Views
A 36-YEAR-OLD Lupane woman, who allegedly struck her mother with an axe for hiring a neighbour without seeking her consent, has been remanded in custody and referred to a mental institution.Br...

by Staff reporter

Plot to boo Mnangagwa at Zanu-PF conference

18 November 2015 | 4520 Views
The Zanu-PF Mashonaland West youth league has turned the tables on four of its members, accusing them of causing discord in the province, amid claims there was a plot to boo Vice-President Emmerson Mn...

by Staff reporter

Couple steals, slaughters 5-day-old calf

17 November 2015 | 1057 Views
A LALAPANZI couple employed as farm general workers has been slapped with a 10 year prison term for stealing and slaughtering their employer's five day old calf.Paul Mapurisa, 28, and his wife...

by Faith Mabuto

Man fails to pay sex worker $5, jailed 10yrs for rape

17 November 2015 | 4392 Views
A 20-YEAR-OLD Hwange man Hillary Moyo will spend the next 10 years in jail for raping a self-confessed prostitute.Moyo failed to pay a mere $5 for the hookers services.He was handed 13...

by Staff Reporter

Teenage mum poisons self, kills daughter

17 November 2015 | 2300 Views
A TEENAGE mum from Maphisa in Matobo District has been arrested for allegedly killing her two-year-old daughter before attempting to commit suicide following a domestic dispute. Nokuthaba...

by Nqobile Tshili

3 border jumpers arrested

16 November 2015 | 2792 Views
Three Malawians were last Wednesday arrested by the Ferret Squad at Beitbridge Border Post when they entered the country illegally wrapped in plastic sheets.Peter Samuel (25), Jaru Musa (30) a...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Chiyangwa dispute, Redcliff Town Council gets ultimatum

15 November 2015 | 1084 Views
THE High Court has given Redcliff Town Council up to the end of this month to resolve a land dispute with Harare businessman Mr Philip Chiyangwa, failure of which the matter will spill into the courts...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Man bites policeman on the thigh, jailed 6 months

15 November 2015 | 1122 Views
AN Inyathi man was convicted and sentenced to six months in jail for allegedly biting a police officer on the thigh during a beer binge dispute.Blessing Moyo (21), from Madala Mines compound a...

by Tatenda Gapare

Man burns wife and kid, hangs self

15 November 2015 | 1628 Views
A POLYGAMOUS Binga man caused a stir after he set himself, his first wife and their daughter on fire before he committed suicide following a domestic dispute between his two wives over allegations tha...

by Lackson Munkombwe

Man beats dead brother's corpse until it 'bleeds'

15 November 2015 | 3107 Views
A GOKWE man recently went berserk and withdrew his late brother's corpse from the coffin before hitting it with a tree branch until it bled at a funeral wake.His late brother's crime - committ...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Invasion of ex-Zipra cadre's farm condemned

14 November 2015 | 2247 Views
ZAPU has condemned the invasion of a farm belonging to Zipra ex-combatant, John Gazi, by Zanu-PF supporters, who are claiming the property is too big for one person.Zanu-PF supporters invaded ...

by Staff reporter

Cops caught on camera demanding a bribe

14 November 2015 | 3218 Views
TWO Plumtree police officers were caught on camera demanding a bribe from a cross border transporter at the Plumtree Border Post. The officers, Fume Chibvuri, 32, and Aaron Zivuku, 27, who are...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Man assaults former lover for refusing to be intimate with him

14 November 2015 | 1826 Views
A man from Ntabazinduna has been slapped with 7 weeks of community service after he assaulted his former girlfriend for refusing to be intimate with him.Zenzo Sikhosana (34) pleaded guilty to ...

by Stephen Jakes

MDC-T councillor suspended for 'insulting' Mugabe

14 November 2015 | 949 Views
BUBI Rural District Council (RDC) has suspended an MDC-T councillor who was arrested last month for posting a message on a WhatsApp group denigrating President Robert Mugabe.The MDC-T ward 18 ...

by Whinsley Masara

1 dead as inheritance dispute ends in tragedy

14 November 2015 | 1195 Views
A BINGA man has been sentenced to an effective nine years in jail for fatally assaulting his 80-year-old mother following a dispute over cattle which he inherited from his father.Bulawayo High...

by Staff reporter

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