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WhatsApp hoax rocks marriage

14 May 2016 | 3123 Views
THE abuse of social media reached new heights in Victoria Falls when a false message was spread on WhatsApp that a married taxi driver had stabbed his long-time girlfriend to death.A Chronicle...
by Leonard Ncube

'CIO' beds 10 women, ruins 4 marriages

12 May 2016 | 5604 Views
A SEKE man reportedly wrecked four marriages, bedding women while masquerading as a member of the Central Intelligence Organisation.Reevson Simbini's shenanigans have left villagers in the Zin...
by Staff Reporter

Man walks out of marriage because wife fails to prepare bathing water for him

07 March 2016 | 2107 Views
A WOMAN'S failure to prepare bathing water for her husband prompted him to walk out, the Matero Local Court heard.Zambia Daily Mail reported that Anna Bwalya, 29 of Chip...
by Staff Reporter

Pastors shred marriage fabric

28 February 2016 | 1509 Views
THE most trending news in Christian circles in recent weeks, apart from "miracles", has been the rate at which men of cloth are divorcing and remarrying.Questions abound as to whether or not p...
by Staff reporter

Legal age of marriage around the world

26 February 2016 | 3001 Views
Country Boys Girls Afghanistan 18 16 Albania 18 18 Algeria 19 19 Andorra** 14 14 Angola 16 15 Antigua and Barbuda 15 15 Argentina 18...
by Staff Reporter

Parly committee on gender speaks on Marriage Act

11 February 2016 | 1095 Views
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development says discussions on the inevitable amendment of the Marriage Act should focus on how under-age girls who have b...
by Staff Reporter

Hoax story of Eritrean government forcing men to marry at least 2 wives goes viral

27 January 2016 | 2915 Views
A hoax story originally posted by a Somali website reported that unnamed "activists" posted a memo on a social media site allegedly from the Eritrean government asking men to marry at least two wives ...
by Staff reporter

Thumbs up to ConCourt ruling

22 January 2016 | 1367 Views
The Zimbabwe Prison Oriented Orphans Care (ZIMPOC) applauds the Constitutional Court's landmark ruling to end child marriages.The criminalization of Under 18 marriages is a giant step ...
by ZIMPOC

Child marriages ruling a victory for girl child - PDP Chair

21 January 2016 | 1452 Views
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) leadership and especially its women constituency joins the entire nation in celebrating the Constitutional Court (Concourt) ruling made on Wednesday banning early c...
by Lucia Matibenga - PDP National Chairperson

Constitutional Court ruling on under 18 marriages: A step in the right direction, BUT

21 January 2016 | 2001 Views
On Wednesday 20 January 2016, the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe once again made a landmark ruling, this time not on labour issues but on outlawing marriages of under 18 whether boys or girls. This ...
by Johanne Mhlanga

PDP applauds ConCourt ruling banning child marriages

20 January 2016 | 1120 Views
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) applauds the historic Constitutional Court judgment delivered today, banning marriages of both males and females below the age of 18.As PDP, we also pass ou...
by Evelyn Masaiti - PDP Women's Assembly Chairperson

No to 'sweet 16' marriages, ConCourt rules

20 January 2016 | 1701 Views
The Zimbabwe Constitutional Court has ruled that no children under the age of 18 should be married much to the joy of many children's rights activists who have been lobby for the stop of abuse of the ...
by Stephen Jakes

Two men agree to marry one woman

20 December 2015 | 4745 Views
SYLVESTER Mwendwa and Elijah Kimani have agreed to enter into a polyandry marriage contract with Joyce Wambui.Polyandry is a form of polygamy whereby a woman takes two or more husbands at the ...
by Stephen Jakes

Girl (9) escapes love 53-year-old pest

19 December 2015 | 2403 Views
A 53-year-old man from Victoria Falls allegedly proposed love to his neighbour's daughter, 9, and locked her in his bedroom for hours while she turned him down.A court heard how the terrified ...
by Leonard Ncube Victoria Falls Reporter

Mashonaland Central tops child marriages

02 December 2015 | 1887 Views
Half of all child marriages recorded in Zimbabwe this year are from Mashonaland Central province.This was revealed at the belated provincial commemorations of the International Day of the Girl...
by Staff Reporter

Businesswoman wrecks marriage

28 November 2015 | 3861 Views
RUSAPE businesswoman, Gladys Svosve - who is at the nerve centre of an alleged adulterous relationship with debt-ridden Watermark College co-director, Barnabas Nemaire - has been slapped with a $10 00...
by Lovemore Kadzura

Zimbabwe: Scourge of Child Marriage - Video

26 November 2015 | 2368 Views
Child marriage in Africa often ends a girl's education, exposes her to domestic violence and grave health risks from early childbearing and HIV, and traps her in poverty, Human Rights Watch said today...
by Dewa Mavhinga

Donor funds cannot sacrifice our dignity

08 October 2015 | 2394 Views
Zimbabweans should applaud President Robert Gabriel Mugabe for coming out denouncing the same-sex marriage which some of the respected leaders around the world seem to be embracing it. God created a m...
by John Mukumbo

'I cannot have sex with hubby whenever he touches me I sweat and fall unconscious'

16 September 2015 | 5942 Views
A Chitungwiza woman has claimed that her marriage is on the verge of collapse as she is possessed by a demon which blocks her form sleeping with her husband.The woman only identified herself a...
by Staff Reporter

Can juju cement marriages?

09 August 2015 | 2039 Views
THIS was the most interesting week for me as emails poured into my inbox and I must say people out there have various ways of expressing and keeping their loved ones on the lock down. So this week we ...
by Auntie Charity

Intombi bhudlu esithenjini lonina

24 July 2015 | 5551 Views
ZILOKHU zikhuza umhlola izakhamizi zesigabeni seSweithe 1 eMbalabala ngemva kokuzwa ngenye intombazana esithandana loyise, uMthunywa ukuzwile lokhu.Kuzwakale ukuthi uJunior Mufara (22) uthathe...
by Cornelius Luphahla

High Court terminates 22 marriages

16 July 2015 | 5421 Views
Twenty-two marriages were terminated on Thursday by the High Court with the consent of the involved parties in divorce proceedings brought about by various factors.High Court judge Justice Eri...
by Staff reporter

Girl, 15, married off for $10

26 June 2015 | 5100 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 | 4167 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 | 3822 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 | 8579 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 | 6123 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 | 6567 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 | 8969 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 | 5631 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 | 5909 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 | 2959 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 | 7121 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 | 8271 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 | 11423 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 | 4796 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 | 2634 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 | 5826 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 | 3918 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 | 3687 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 | 5951 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 | 3214 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 | 1769 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 | 2771 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 | 5275 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 | 5724 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 | 4106 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 | 4149 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 | 3040 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 | 4863 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

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