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Obert Mpofu rips into Mutasa

The Zanu-PF Secretary for Economic Affairs, Dr Obert Mpofu, has blasted the Secretary for Administration, Didymus Mutasa for blocking the allocation of party vehicles to Matabeleland North provin...Read more

Obert Mpofu rips into Mutasa

21 November 2014 | 2048 Views
The Zanu-PF Secretary for Economic Affairs, Dr Obert Mpofu, has blasted the Secretary for Administration, Didymus Mutasa for blocking the allocation of party vehicles to Matabeleland North provin...

by Staff reporter

Teacher beats up 2 invigilators

21 November 2014 | 2083 Views
A male teacher at a school in Nkayi went berserk and allegedly rained blows on two female invigilators after they refused to accept an integrated science examination script he had allegedly written on...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Mine collapse claims one, three seriously injured

21 November 2014 | 836 Views
MATABELELAND NORTH- ONE person died and three others are battling for their lives at Inyathi Mission Hospital after a shaft collapsed at Turk Mine trapping miners underground for more than three hours...

by Staff Reporter

Last man standing: Mat North chair says I don't do factions

20 November 2014 | 2284 Views
Zanu-PF provincial chairperson for Matabeleland North, Richard Moyo, says he does not expect to be booted out like what has happened to his counterparts because he has never been part of a team that a...

by Staff Reporter

Gwanda, Zinwa circus deepens

20 November 2014 | 651 Views
MATABELELAND SOUTH - As the wrangle between the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) and Gwanda Municipality rages, it has emerged that the local authority owes the parastatal about $6 million wh...

by Staff reporter

Brutal crime of passion, man gouges lover's eyes - Video

19 November 2014 | 2429 Views
A taxi driver in Gweru's Mkoba 17 brutally murdered his girlfriend by ripping her stomach open and gouged her eyes before attempting to commit suicide.The taxi driver, who has only been identi...

by Staff reporter

Statement from Gwanda Residents Association on water demonstrations

19 November 2014 | 573 Views
The Gwanda Residents Association would like to applaud the people of Gwanda who braved all difficulties including even the weather of Monday the 17 of November 2014 to put across their message of ...

by Staff Reporter

Majestic Victoria Falls - 'Zimbabwe's goldmine'

19 November 2014 | 2267 Views
CNN -  (CNN) -- Spray from Victoria Falls hits the faces of tourists and locals as they look down at Africa's most famous waterfall. The water acts as a wake-up call, but this spectacular sig...

by The-CNN-Wire

Hwange schools in deplorable state as pupils sit on floors while learning

19 November 2014 | 1129 Views
MATABELELAND NORTH - A CONSTITUENCY Development Committee in Hwange West has expressed concern over the state of education facilities, with most rural schools reported to be without furniture and ...

by Staff Reporter

'Kwashiorkor rife in Matabeleland South'

19 November 2014 | 1108 Views
MATABELELAND South is the province that is hardest hit by kwashiorkor due to the region's high starvation rate with health officials saying most families survive on one meal per day.The development pu...

by Thandeka Moyo

Villagers 'celebrate' rapist's death

19 November 2014 | 2397 Views
VILLAGERS in Tsukuru area in Madlambuzi are "celebrating the death" of serial rapist Limukani Sibanda who had caused a school in the area to virtually shut down as parents feared for their children's ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Woman sues hubby's lover for $8,000

19 November 2014 | 2891 Views
A GWANDA teacher is claiming $8,000 from her husband's "small house" in adultery damages and for depriving her quality time with him.Thema Ndiweni, a teacher at Jahunda Primary School, dragged...

by Marvelous Moyo

Zinwa forced to restore water in Gwanda

19 November 2014 | 813 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) Umzingwane Catchment Area manager Tommy Rosen was on Monday evening forced to restore normal water supplies to Gwanda town following a brief detention...

by Staff reporter

Teacher loses teeth in pub brawl with friend

18 November 2014 | 2787 Views
A TEACHER at a Gweru school lost two teeth after he was bashed by his friend who accused him of having an affair with his wife.Robson Simoko of Ascot was fined $200 by magistrate Judith Ta...

by Timoth Makohliso

Cop beats up girlfriend, shoves her under bed

18 November 2014 | 3674 Views
A Gweru police officer who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend leaving her for dead after she refused to withdraw an assault case she had earlier reported against him was yesterday back in court. ...

by Timoth Makohliso

Police foil water demo in Gwanda, activists arrested

17 November 2014 | 1995 Views
MATABELELAND SOUTH - A PLANNED street protest by residents against the local authority over perennial water woes bedevilling the Matabeleland South provincial capital, Gwanda, could not take place e...

by Staff Reporter

Man caught sexually abusing a donkey in the bush

17 November 2014 | 5150 Views
A 54-YEAR-OLD man allegedly caught red-handed engaging in sex with a donkey is to undergo a mental examination.Misheck Ncube's alleged romp with the animal was interrupted by neighbour, Dokot...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Minors watch as parents burn to ashes after lightning strikes

17 November 2014 | 4676 Views
TWO minor children aged three and nine years watched helplessly as their parents were reduced to ashes after a bolt of lightning struck their kitchen hut in Tsholotsho recently.The two sibling...

by Leonard Ncube

Family feuds as body decomposes

16 November 2014 | 1736 Views
THE body of a Lupane man was last week left to rot while his widow and mother allegedly bickered over who was responsible for his burial.The late Ndabenkulu Phakathi's wife Ms Sazini Nyoni and...

by Dumani Moyo

Cheating man bashed in front of family

16 November 2014 | 2258 Views
A 42-YEAR-OLD Plumtree man received a thorough beating in front of his family from his neighbour who allegedly caught him with his wife at night.Phindani Nyoni (42), who works as a driver at G...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

+10 000 villagers expected to register for Zanu-PF electronic cards

16 November 2014 | 1062 Views
MORE than 10 000 villagers from Umguza District are expected to register for the new Zanu-PF electronic cards, Sunday News reported.This was revealed by Zanu-PF Umguza district co-ordinator Mo...

by Mncedisi Buhali and Dumani Moyo

ZINWA, Gwanda council disappoint residents

15 November 2014 | 1550 Views
Statement from the Gwanda Residents Association on the planned demonstration about the on going water problems in the town:For close to three years now,...

by Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo Spokesperson Gwanda Residents Association

Repent or face Zanu-PF axe, Mutasa warned

15 November 2014 | 4276 Views
WAR veterans yesterday warned Zanu-PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa to dissociate himself from elements covertly pushing for the removal of President Mugabe or face the axe.T...

by Takunda Maodza

Domestic worker jailed for raping employer's 10-year-old

15 November 2014 | 2677 Views
A domestic worker from Esigodini has been slapped with an effective 15-year jail term for raping his employer's 10 year-old daughter.The domestic worker would give the girl R2 each time he...

by Marvelous Moyo

Suspect severely assaulted allegedly while in police custody

15 November 2014 | 2424 Views
A WAR veteran from Kezi was severely assaulted allegedly while in police custody after villagers accused him of axing to death his elderly mother before burying her body at his homestead, 'The Chr...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

ZAPU elective Congress set for next year

14 November 2014 | 1435 Views
ZAPU party will hold its elective Congress as the party seeks to invigorate its outfit to match other groupings in the country's political battlefield and also prepare for the 2018 general electio...

by Ndou Paul

Cheeky car thief breaks in, steals, leaves his ID behind

14 November 2014 | 5667 Views
A cheeky thief who allegedly broke into a parked vehicle and stole goods worth over $300 had his short memory to blame after he forgot his national identity card.This came out when Trevor ...

by Staff reporter

Botswana soldiers savage Zimbabwean border jumper, leave him for dead

14 November 2014 | 3604 Views
PLUMTREE - A ZIMBABWEAN border jumper was shot and wounded by Botswana soldiers who then dumped him bleeding profusely in a bushy area .Alters Ndebele, 23, of Tshankwa area in Bulilima, was ...

by Staff Reporter

Plumtree man kills drinking mate over a chair

14 November 2014 | 2214 Views
MATABELELAND SOUTH - A PLUMTREE man dragged his drinking mate into a bar toilet, violently pushed him against the wall and floored him with a slap to the cheek resulting in him sustaining injurie...

by Staff Reporter

Gwanda Agenda to discuss service delivery

13 November 2014 | 967 Views
Gwanda Agenda will be hosting a morning group discussion at their Gwanda offices on Friday 14 November at 10am...

by Staff Reporter

Tikoloshe burns sangoma's buttocks

13 November 2014 | 4438 Views
A cleansing ceremony by a sangoma at a homestead in Sigonde area in Insuza District, Matabeleland North Province nearly turned tragic when he was "overpowered" and seriously burnt on the buttocks by a...

by Staff reporter

Man 'kills' aunt in row over lobola share

13 November 2014 | 2644 Views
A DETE man was yesterday arraigned before the High Court for allegedly killing his 69-year old aunt by strangling her in a rage after he did not receive a share from a lobola payment.Chezati ...

by Lindani Dube

Goblins terrorise villagers

13 November 2014 | 2975 Views
GOBLINS have allegedly been terrorising villagers in Dromoland, Village 8 in Inyathi, where they are alleged to make thunder-like noises at their homesteads at night.The goblins are also alleg...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

'Bulawayo - Plumtree road 95% complete'

13 November 2014 | 1699 Views
Transport and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu yesterday said the 828 km-Harare-Bulawayo-Plumtree road rehabilitation is 95% complete.The first phase was to rehabilitate, opera...

by Staff reporter

Man bashes wife over sex

13 November 2014 | 2939 Views
A 27-YEAR-OLD man employed by Gweru City Council appeared before a magistrate court yesterday facing allegations of assaulting his wife for refusing to be intimate with him.David Mavingire of ...

by Staff reporter

Gwanda water woes; Police Officer drowns fetching water from river

12 November 2014 | 2500 Views
The never ending Gwanda water woes have inevitably claimed the life of a prominent Gwanda Police Officer who had gone to fetch water from Mtshabezi River.The Police Officer, name supplied,...

by Staff Reporter

Man orders ex-lover to stay single

12 November 2014 | 3168 Views
A Nkayi man reportedly barred his ex-lover from dating other men ordering her to stay single because he was jealous and could not stand seeing her in company of another man. Sylvester Dube (32...

by Staff reporter

Lions wreaks havoc eTsholotsho

12 November 2014 | 2382 Views
TSHOLOTSHO villagers in Sipepa area are living in fear of five stray lions who are wrecking havoc and  have reportedly devoured a cow.Sipepa village herdman Norman Ncube said the pride of...

by Makhosi Sibanda

Farmer 'burns' down clinic

13 November 2014 | 5874 Views
Red wood Clinic in Umguza, about 54 kilometres along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Road, was yesterday afternoon gutted by a fire reportedly started by a farmer clearing his field....

by Staff reporter

Man wanted to place his thing inside minor's privates

12 November 2014 | 4285 Views
A 36-year-old man from Mkoba suburb in Gweru was this week arraigned before the courts after he allegedly exposed his manhood to a Grade Two pupil.Ronald Moyo, of house number 6186, Mkoba 19, ...

by Staff reporter

Man axes granddad, 100, to death

12 November 2014 | 2123 Views
A PLUMTREE man stormed into his 100-year-old grandfather's bedroom while he was asleep, axed him to death and burnt the body to ashes as he accused the old man of witchcraft, a judge heard yesterday....

by Mashudu Netsianda

Ruthless man kills grand dad (100), burns body

12 November 2014 | 2477 Views
PLUMTREE- A man from Bulilima stormed into his 100-year-old grandfather's bedroom while he was asleep, axed him to death and burnt the body to ashes as he accused the old man of witchcraft, a judg...

by Staff Reporter

'Drunken master' beats wife to a pulp over infidelity

12 November 2014 | 2605 Views
MATABELELAND SOUTH - A Gwanda man Trust Mahlangu, 30, allegedly ran amok and gave his wife a thorough beating accusing her of adultery before proceeding to tear his sister-in-law's Ordinary Level ...

by Court Reporter

Masvingo residents reject refuse truck levy

12 November 2014 | 1083 Views
MASVINGO - Residents have blocked the move by their local authority to introduce a special levy to raise money to buy a refuse truck saying council should find other ways of raising the money inst...

by Staff Reporter

Furious woman bashes ex-lover with a knob-kerry

12 November 2014 | 1923 Views
A HWANGE man who had visited his ex-girlfriend in an attempt to initiate reconciliation was struck with a knobkerrie resulting in him sustaining internal injuries.Aleck Nyoni, a plant fitt...

by Staff Reporter

Shock as 'witch' axes dog and drinks its blood

12 November 2014 | 2382 Views
PLUMTREE - IN a bizarre incident, a traditional healer Valani Nkomazana from Bulilima district allegedly axed his neighbour's dog and drank its blood as part  of a ritual to appease his ances...

by Court Reporter

Man impregnates son's wife

11 November 2014 | 10968 Views
Kezi - In a bizarre incident likely to scare all would be diaspora goers, leaving their wives behind, a Kezi father impregnated his daughter in-law after three years of seeing each other and dating be...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF minister's son apologises for violence

11 November 2014 | 2397 Views
GWANDA- MATABELELAND South Provincial Affairs minister Abedinico Ncube's son, Emmanuel, who went berserk last Tuesday and slapped a Home Affairs employee at the Gwanda passport office will not have to...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF's Andrew Langa ousted

10 November 2014 | 5816 Views
Matabeleland South Provincial Executive has passed a vote of no confidence on the Provincial Chairman, Andrew Langa, accusing him of fanning factionalism in the party and insulting the First Lady, Dr ...

by Staff reporter

20 pupils survive lightning strike

10 November 2014 | 2272 Views
AT LEAST 20 primary school pupils escaped death by a whisker in two separate incidents when lightning struck Tshitatshawa and Sasedza Primary Schools in Tsholotsho district.The incidents occur...

by Staff reporter

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