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Hookers now use extreme strategies to survive

07 November 2015 | 2781 Views
IT is just after midday in Harare's Avenues area, for long branded the city's hottest red-light district, and Mary Mutoko (not real name) stands on a street corner, dressed in sexually suggestive atti...
by Staff Reporter

'Don't call by our trade name,' says Bulawayo prostitutes

23 June 2015 | 7435 Views
SEX workers in Bulawayo have demanded respect and urged the public to refrain from calling them "hookers" as they are human beings too.Speaking at a workshop organised by Sex Rights Centre (SR...
by Staff reporter

9 Zimbabwean prostitutes arrested in Zambia

11 May 2015 | 6129 Views
THE Immigration Department in Zambia has arrested nine Zimbabwean women for unlawful stay. According to Immigrations Department public relations officer Namati Nshinka, the nine, who are s...
by Staff reporter

Car hits fighting hookers!

05 May 2015 | 6615 Views
THE one woman had memeza, the other didn't and so a fight broke out.So furious was the fight that it took the women into the middle of the road and now the memeza won't help either of them....
by Daily Sun

Prostitutes to get share ownership in brothels

08 February 2015 | 2948 Views
AMSTERDAM - Amsterdam is looking for an investor to buy five buildings where sex workers can work collectively in their own prostitution business, a spokesman for the city's mayor says.Current...
by Staff reporter

Sex workers feel the economic squeeze

08 February 2015 | 6319 Views
Eighth Street in Gweru is like any other city street during the day; quiet and decent.It however springs to life when the sun goes down when it becomes the hunting ground for commercial sex wo...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe's 12-year-olds roped into prostitution

28 September 2014 | 1948 Views
Parents and guardians in the settlement of Epworth on Harare's outskirts could be complicit in their children - some as young as 12 - engaging in prostitution, we have established, residents of the hi...
by Itai Mazire and Tinashe Kusema

Zimbabwe sex workers go extra mile in Botswana

06 June 2014 | 13735 Views
GABORONE - During the day, she will give your hair the most refined look, albeit in a makeshift saloon, but when night falls across Botswana's capital Gaborone, Debra Ncube (not her real name) exchan...
by Africa Review

Hookers using anti-HIV drugs instead of condoms

23 April 2014 | 5314 Views
In Zimbabwe, 1.2 million people are living with HIV, and there are around 100,000 new infections every year. Despite this, some sex workers are having unprotected sex - and taking antiretroviral d...
by Ruzvidzo Mandizha investigates.

'Mum leaves toddler home, goes prostituting'

18 March 2014 | 4949 Views
A city man is accusing his wife of going to night clubs soliciting for sex leaving their three-year-old child unattended.Moses Mudoni alleges his wife Muchandiona Mugova is having extra marita...
by Staff reporter

Women challenge loitering laws in court

06 March 2014 | 1803 Views
A GROUP of Harare women has approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of Section 81 of the Criminal Law (Codification Reform) Act which makes it a criminal offence for wome...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Prostitutes flock to church after prophet 'delivers' Bev Sibanda

31 January 2014 | 17031 Views
Prophetic healing deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya has attracted several prostitutes to his church after apparently reaching out to adult entertainer Beverly Sibanda....
by Staff reporter

'Hubby blows salary on prostitutes'

17 January 2014 | 5147 Views
A disgruntled woman from Harare yesterday told the Harare Civil Court that her husband blows all his salary with hookers and comes home penniless and is reportedly co-habiting with an old woman who i...
by Staff reporter

Hookers want prostitution legilised in Zimbabwe

05 December 2013 | 2344 Views
Zimbabwean sex workers, especially those working on the street, have good reason to feel afraid. Not only do they have to contend with the inherent dangers of their profession but, because sex work i...
by Staff reporter

12,383 Zimbabweans register as sex workers

12 November 2013 | 2914 Views
THE Centre for Sexual Health, HIV and Aids Research (CeSHHAR) has registered 12 383 sex workers throughout the country between the ages of 12 and 60 years since 2009. Of these women, 10 445 ha...
by Health Reporter

Botswana blitz against Zimbabwean hookers

01 November 2013 | 2561 Views
GABORONE - Zimbabwean sex workers operating in Botswana face deportation following collaborative efforts by police and immigration to sift them by extraditing anyone alleged to be soliciting for ...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' back to their hooking business

10 October 2013 | 3285 Views
The two women who were caught undressed claiming to be witches at a house in Budiriro, Harare and were arrested were back to their prostitution profession in Chihota communal lands.Elmet Mbe...
by Staff reporter

Zim-Escorts recruits first male hookers

08 September 2013 | 6213 Views
ZIMESCORTS agency, the foreign based company that has set up a prostitution website that advertises sex workers in Zimbabwe, has recruited its first male prostitutes to cater for female clients, Sunda...
by Staff reporter

Hookers abstain from STI cure

02 September 2013 | 2989 Views
Most Zimbabwean sex workers are not seeking medical treatment for sexually transmitted infections. The Daily News reports that only one in three female sex workers receive adequate HIV prevent...
by Staff reporter

14 Zimbabwean prostitutes face deportation from Zambia

28 July 2013 | 3634 Views
LUSAKA - Livingstone police and other security officers on Wednesday rounded up about 76 sex workers from various lodges within the tourist city.Southern Province Police Commissioner Charity K...
by Staff reporter

'Hookers' freed, state to proceed by way of summons

13 July 2013 | 3661 Views
Key State witnesses failed to pitch up yesterday for the trial of alleged commercial sex workers arrested under "Operation Zvanyanya".The group was arrested last Friday in the Avenues and othe...
by Staff reporter

Hookers beat up man over services debt till he faints, resuscitate him with urine

13 March 2013 | 4665 Views
A Gwanda man from Senondo suburb will live to regret the day he hired a prostitute without money to pay for her services as she teamed up with her colleagues and bashed him until he fainted. The hooke...
by Staff reporter

Hookers stage a mini-demonstration as condoms run out

07 February 2013 | 3662 Views
Prostitutes who patronise Majange and Yeukai Shopping Centre in Masvingo staged mini-demonstrations last week as an unexpected shortage of condoms hit the suburbs in the last three weeks with some of ...
by Staff reporter

Hookers now paid in kind

19 November 2012 | 3993 Views
An influx of commercial sex workers at Murewa Centre has resulted in so much competition for clients that prostitutes are accepting payment in kind.A recent visit by Standard community at the ...
by Staff reporter

Foreign hookers to invade Zimbabwe

21 July 2012 | 3544 Views
The government is in a dilemma on what to do with commercial sex workers who are expected to troop into the country for the United Nations World Trade Organisation General Assembly to be co-hosted by...
by Staff reporter

Hookers turn water drains, car parks, roadsides into love nests

09 April 2012 | 139 Views
HARARE - 30 kilometers from the red lights districts of the Central Business District of Harare lay a sprawling commercial haven for sex workers. Bhobho Farm is an informal settlement w...
by Staff reporter

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