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Girl, 15, married off for $10

26 June 2015 | 4782 Views
POLICE in Zvishavane have launched a manhunt for two members of the Johanne Masowe weChishanu apostolic sect who together with seven other church members allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old school girl ...
by Patrick Chitumba and Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Child marriages concern for Africa

18 June 2015 | 3396 Views
Child marriage remains a brutal reality for millions of girls across Africa, denying them the right to live healthy, to enjoy their childhood to the fullest  and fulfilling lives.Pove...
by Stephen Jakes

Disabled child ruins marriage

22 May 2015 | 3642 Views
A TEENAGER who was impregnated aged 14 and gave birth to a disabled baby was pressured to kill the tot by its father as a condition for marrying her. Habarathi Mary Ndlovu, now 16, of Jambezi,...
by Staff reporter

'Gospel singer wracked own marriage for fame'

21 May 2015 | 8218 Views
Controversial gospel singer Gift Mahlupheka has made sensational allegations that fellow gospel musician Mathias Mhere wracked his own marriage for the sake of fame.Early this year, Mhere clai...
by Staff Reporter

Failed marriage haunts Bulawayo man

23 April 2015 | 5774 Views
A MARRIAGE which lasted only three months 45 years ago, has come back to haunt a Bulawayo man after his ex-wife attempted to evict his children from his house.Msongelwa Jack Sibanda of Makoko...
by Lethokuhle Moyo

Virginity jibe ends marriage

16 April 2015 | 6254 Views
A woman on Tuesday pleaded with a Harare Civil Court magistrate to give her ex-boyfriend a tough penalty for ruining her marriage after he told her husband that he was the one who broke her virginity....
by Court Reporter

Woman marries 10 times

13 April 2015 | 8644 Views
NEW YORK - A New York City woman accused of getting married 10 times over an 11-year period as part of an apparent immigration scam pleaded not guilty to felony fraud charges in Bronx court last F...
by NBC

Magistrate declines to dissolve 38-year marriage

24 March 2015 | 5195 Views
A BULAWAYO magistrate yesterday declined to dissolve an elderly couple's 37-year-old marriage saying God would smite him if he did so.Elsina Nyathi - whose age was not given - had dragged...
by Lethokuhle Moyo

Frequent SA trips wreck 8-year marriage

17 March 2015 | 5481 Views
A BULAWAYO man yesterday dragged his wife to the Civil Court seeking to dissolve their marriage because her frequent trips to South Africa have wrecked their marriage.Goodfriday Mpofu told mag...
by Lethokuhle Moyo

Woman discovers hubby’s other marriage in court

01 March 2015 | 2584 Views
A DECISION by a Masvingo woman to drag her "irresponsible" hubby to the civil court for child support earned her more than what she had bargained for after she discovered his secret marriage. ...
by Walter Mswazie

Tsvangirai is on cloud nine in his marriage

23 February 2015 | 6415 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change President Dr Morgan Richard Tsvangirai is happily married,he is on cloud nine in his marriage and both remains loyal to each other. President and his wife always mo...
by Prof Richard M Simango

Will Smith's marriage is pretty much dead

19 February 2015 | 8309 Views
For the past 18 years, Will Smith and  Jada Pinkett Smith have built a reputation as being one of Hollywood's most unshakable couples.But Will Smith recently admitted that within thei...
by BlackAmericaWeb

Friend dates Mathias Mhere's wife, marriage collapses

16 February 2015 | 11625 Views
GOSPEL giant, Mathias Mhere's marriage has collapsed following the discovery of an affair between his wife Susan Dzinamarira and a close friend, Gift Mahlupeka.Gift, who is married, is a low-...
by Staff reporter

Girl, 15, forced into marriage

31 January 2015 | 4531 Views
THREE aunties who forced their under-aged niece into marriage with a man who was once married to their late sister have appeared in court facing charges of pledging a female person. Teresa (3...
by Lovemore Kadzura

Marital disputes flood Zimbabwe courts

21 January 2015 | 2333 Views
The courts were last year flooded with cases involving marital disputes, with a combined 110 707 people finding themselves before the courts over maintenance, child custody, domestic violence, divorce...
by Staff reporter

Sex vital in marriage

18 January 2015 | 5697 Views
YES, I know that some marriages are in the midst of incredible painful circumstances, wrought by the January disease, betrayal, miscommunication or deep unresolved problems and I do get that things ...
by Auntie Charity

Zim teenagers challenge constitutionality of marriage laws

14 January 2015 | 3605 Views
Two teenagers on Wednesday approached Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court seeking an order to declare child marriages illegal and unconstitutional.In papers presented before the full Constitutiona...
by Thomas Chiripasi

40 year marriage on the rocks

10 January 2015 | 3401 Views
A NKULUMANE woman who has been married for the past 40 years is seeking a protection order against her husband for allegedly verbally abusing her and preventing her from attending church prayer meetin...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

Marriage proposal goes dramatically wrong - Video

13 December 2014 | 6086 Views
A Dutchman's plan to propose to his girlfriend has ended with a mobile crane smashing the roof of a house and forcing the evacuation of two others.The man had wanted to surprise his partner by...
by BBC

Woman fined $200 for wrecking marriage

24 November 2014 | 3162 Views
A DOMBOSHAVA woman has learnt that gossip does not pay when she was ordered to pay $200 by a traditional court as compensation for wrecking another woman's marriage.Ethel Chikono of Domboshav...
by Staff reporter

Stop child marriages says Wadyajena

23 November 2014 | 1965 Views
Gokwe Nembudziya legislator, Justice Mayor Wadyajena has called for active participation of parents, community leaders and teachers in curbing child marriages as it is retrogressive for the girl child...
by Staff Reporter

Financial abuse in marriage

09 November 2014 | 2796 Views
ACCORDING to surveys, in a group of five people, two of them have experienced domestic violence and have also suffered financial abuse.Last week I took time out to discuss issues concerning mo...
by Aunty Winnie Charity

Woman cheats on hubby with 5 boyfriends

06 November 2014 | 5383 Views
A man from Pumula suburb in Bulawayo has divorced his wife after discovering that she was allegedly sleeping with five different men behind his back.Vitaris Mangere found that his 27-year-old ...
by Staff reporter

Failed marriage, woman demands 3 beasts for waste of time

05 November 2014 | 5723 Views
A WOMAN from Mwenezi is demanding three beasts from a man who reneged on a promise to marry her, saying he wasted her time. Chipo Mapaike, 37, from Chief Maranda's area, allegedly confronted h...
by Walter Mswazie

Customary marriage law challenged

03 November 2014 | 4085 Views
Two female teenagers forced into early marriages through the unregistered customary law union have approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of the Customary Marriages...
by Staff Reporter

Macheso's marriage troubled from the onset

28 October 2014 | 4245 Views
Sharon Macheso's grandmother says her grand-daughter's marriage to Kudakwashe Munetsi was already hitting turbulent waters, three days after tying the knot.Rosemary Mutore told Magistrate Tavo...
by Staff reporter

Woman steals $78 groceries to save marriage

20 October 2014 | 2977 Views
A ZVISHAVANE woman landed herself in trouble after she stole groceries worth $78 at a local supermarket in a bid to save her marriage from her abusive husband.Daicey Muteveri (23), of Highlan...
by Staff reporter

Briton nabbed over fake Zimbabwean marriage certificate

13 October 2014 | 5325 Views
A PROSPECTIVE British investor, Kenneth Vincent Grant Coker, was last week nabbed by immigration officials after he allegedly entered into a fraudulent marriage with a United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean...
by Staff reporter

Abusive man kills wife, buries body on riverbank

11 October 2014 | 2797 Views
32-YEAR-OLD Chrispen Tiyayo, of Sungai Village, Masvingo, allegedly killed his 19-year-old South African wife, Mashudu Chishikau, and secretly buried her body on a riverbank.He was jailed for ...
by Staff Reporter

Most men prefer decent wives

06 October 2014 | 3404 Views
EVERY man is different, and so are his preferences. While some men prefer women in modest clothes because they reveal a confident woman who knows how to let her body speak for them, others prefer ...
by Chido Macherenje

Marriage ups HIV risk

06 October 2014 | 2964 Views
ABOUT 60 percent of new HIV infections in the country during the first quarter of this year have been recorded among people in steady relationships, including marriage. The shocking statistic ...
by Thandeka Moyo

Zimbabweans fail to regularize status in USA, marriages collapse

27 September 2014 | 5892 Views
Hundreds of Zimbabweans failing to regularize their status in America are facing various challenges including the collapse of marriages as their spouses are stuck in Zimbabwe.Dumephi Mema of t...
by Gibbs Dube

Wednesday chat with Auntie Noe - 5 fundamental steps to a fruitful marriage

17 September 2014 | 2652 Views
1. WHY do you want to get married? Interrogate your reasons, your motive. Is it because you want to love and be loved long term? To raise a family? To raise...
by Nobuhle Virgie

Drama as man busts wife's escapades with boyfriend

16 September 2014 | 6517 Views
A MARRIED Bulawayo woman is allegedly embroiled in a love triangle following reports that her husband allegedly busted her well-orchestrated romance with her boyfriend at their matrimonial home in Nku...
by Gibson Mhaka

Axed Generations actor's marriage crumbles

12 September 2014 | 9591 Views
Menzi Ngubane better known as Sibusiso Dlomo to Generations fans has hit a low as his marriage falls apart.According to Drum magazine, Dlomo admitted that for the past five years he has been l...
by Times LIVE

Marriage collapses as uncle sends married niece explicit pictures

01 September 2014 | 8667 Views
A THREE-YEAR-OLD marriage is on the verge of collapse after the husband discovered a string of explicit photos in her wife's phone which were allegedly sent by her uncle. Nickson Murashi...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe tops on child marriages

30 August 2014 | 3710 Views
Zimbabwe is among top countries in the world still practicing child marriages, standing at 31%,  president of the senate Edna Madzongwe said on Friday.Opening a parliamentary workshop in ...
by Staff reporter

Marriage ends over $50

25 August 2014 | 3514 Views
A Harare man separated with his wife following a misunderstanding over how she spent $50 he gave her, the Civil Court heard on Friday. Rudo Chidunga said her husband, Tichaona Marowa, chased h...
by Prosper Dembedza

Early marriages rampant

15 August 2014 | 3074 Views
A total of 39 000 girls are married off in a single day globally while the annual figure currently stands at 14 million girls a year, a child-marriage expert, Nyaradzo Gumbonzvanda, said on Thursday....
by Staff reporter

Man marries 4 women at same wedding ceremony

03 August 2014 | 7868 Views
Milton Mbhele showed up for his wedding in Weenen, near Ladysmith, in a white limousine - with four brides. The women in white gowns each received rings and a kiss from the groom at a ceremon...
by Staff reporter

Makanaka Wakatama regrets early marriage

01 August 2014 | 7853 Views
They say experience is the best teacher.This adage aptly reflects on former television presenter Makanaka Wakatama's recent move to form a trust which is aimed at advocating for rights of youn...
by Farai Kuvirimirwa

Superstition kills marriages

26 July 2014 | 3373 Views
I AM still thinking around Justice Chiweshe's concern over the sharp rise in divorce cases in our dear country."The rate at which couples are divorcing has reached alarming levels," said Justi...
by Fredrick Qaphelani Mabikwa Successful Solutions

ROOTS launch 'Not Ripe for Marriage Campaign'

21 July 2014 | 1863 Views
Real Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS), a youth driven organisation advocating for economic justice for young people will be launching a campaign to end early, forced child marriages in...
by Staff Reporter

Man (21) tells court wife (41) forced him into marriage, sponsored lobola

11 July 2014 | 6324 Views
A 21-year-old Harare man, who is involved in a fiery divorce battle with his 41-year-old wife, left the court baffled yesterday after accusing her of forcing him into a marriage by sponsoring lobola a...
by Staff Reporter

Former Highlanders captain embroiled in a sex scandal

04 July 2014 | 9295 Views
How Mine Football Club player and former Highlanders captain Gilbert Banda is embroiled in a sex scandal where he impregnated two Bulawayo  women out of wedlock. The sex scandal is t...
by Staff Reporter

Teen girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

29 June 2014 | 4327 Views
Lahore - A teenage girl died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected, police said on Sunday.It was the sec...
by Staff Reporter

Same Sex Marriage is Satanic

20 June 2014 | 5238 Views
The Editor may you allow me space in your widely read informative and educative magazine to tell the people of this world the living reality and nothing else about the issue of same sex marriage....
by Kufakunesu Mawira

'Small house' issues marriage ultimatum

10 June 2014 | 4256 Views
A BULAWAYO man sent a court into stitches when he told a magistrate that his lover has given him until tomorrow to marry her.Mugariri Zhou made the confession when he was dragged to court by S...
by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Woman refuses to quit marriage

29 May 2014 | 4192 Views
A BULILIMA man has appeared in court charged with assault after he allegedly thrashed his wife for refusing to give up on their marriage.Before the alleged assault, Gift Ndebele, 28, had shown...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Byo men outraged by census marriage claim

17 May 2014 | 3633 Views
BULAWAYO men have been outraged by the recently released 2012 population Census statistics which suggest they are more reluctant to marry their partners, compared to other provinces.The report...
by Staff Reporter

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