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Zimbabwe tops on child marriages

30 August 2014 | 1920 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 | 2643 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 | 2007 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 | 5600 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 | 5784 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 | 2666 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 | 1131 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 | 5026 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 | 8075 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 | 3593 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 | 4006 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 | 3617 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 | 3622 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 | 2907 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

Lorraine Maphala still supports and loves Sonny Phiri

07 May 2014 | 2386 Views
FORMER beauty queen Lorraine Maphala still supports and loves her playboy husband Sonny Phiri as she publicly declared that she is still committed to her marriage.Her utterances, the first pub...
by Bongani Ndlovu

Woman forced to spend night in toilet to save marriage

05 May 2014 | 5461 Views
A 49-YEAR-OLD woman from New Lobengula high-density suburb was forced to spend the night in the toilet by her husband after she came home late from an unsanctioned outing with a friend.It is...
by Danisa Masuku

Early child marriage unchanged - RAU

28 April 2014 | 1202 Views
RECENT research findings by local think-tank Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) have revealed that although government has ratified most international human rights instruments to curb early child marria...
by Staff Reporter

'Marriage institution is sacred, divorces worry Govt'

21 April 2014 | 2892 Views
Vice President Joice Mujuru says the marriage institution is sacred and government is concerned about the high rate of divorce cases in the country.Mujuru made the remar...
by Staff reporter

Family drags daughter's boyfriend to court over marriage covenant

16 April 2014 | 4204 Views
A VICTORIA Falls couple has dragged its daughter's boyfriend to court seeking to stop him from marrying her.However, the man, Itai Ngonyama, told court that it was impossible for him to leave ...
by Leonard Ncube

Man accuses SDA elder of wrecking his marriage

04 April 2014 | 6223 Views
MARRIAGE of a Mutare couple has irretrievably broken down as the husband (45) is accusing his wife (38) of having an extramarital affair with a senior Seventh Day Adventist church member....
by Liberty Dube

Man divorce wife for being too sick for marriage

04 April 2014 | 5167 Views
A VICTORIA FALLS man has divorced his wife, barely five months after the young couple had a church wedding, accusing her of becoming too ill to sustain the marriage.The rejected wife, Sifiso...
by Staff Reporter

Footballer's marriage collapses after cheating with several men

27 March 2014 | 8427 Views
A former Black Mambas Queens football player's marriage has collapsed following the leak of her illicit affair through her mobile phone.Precious kabanda separated with h...
by Staff reporter

Former Miss Zimbabwe's marriage on the brink

23 March 2014 | 4232 Views
FORMER Miss Zimbabwe Lorraine Maphala's husband of five months, businessman Sonny Phiri and a teenager are reportedly involved in an affair which the teen's parents have since described as disgraceful...
by Peter Matika

Masaiti wrecks marriage of her Ben-10

19 March 2014 | 3942 Views
FORMER Gender and Women's Affairs deputy Minister Ms Evelyn Masaiti has been accused of wrecking a Gweru woman's eight-year marriage after snatching the husband whom she allegedly lured with money and...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Mugabe's daugther forced into marriage

13 March 2014 | 21277 Views
President Robert Mugabe's only daugther, Bona, was allegedly rounded up to marry her new mysterious husband, Simba Chikore due to unperturbed pressure from her mother and the ZAOGA church, The ...
by Itai Gwatidzo Mushekwe

Use your mouth right!

06 March 2014 | 3769 Views
What are you saying about your life? Your family? Your health? Your future?Your words will shape your world. Do you want to live in a world where you are satisfied, protected, and at peace? ...
by Brother Shepard Shumba, Johannesburg

31% of young girls in forced marriages

05 March 2014 | 1785 Views
A RECENT survey by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has revealed that 31% of Zimbabwean girls under the age of 18 were in forced marriages with 15% of them getting married at the age of 15....
by Staff reporter

Chiefs join the fight to stop child marriages

04 March 2014 | 1505 Views
Traditional chiefs have partnered with government and Non-Governmental Organisations in a bid to stop child marriages that violate the rights of the girl child.The traditional leaders sig...
by Staff Reporter

Religion rocks Mbongeni Ngema's polygamous marriage

18 February 2014 | 5640 Views
Sarafina! creator Mbongeni Ngema and Ukhozi FM presenter Nonhlanhla "Mroza" Buthelezi's marriage may be facing a crisis.Mroza has become a born-again Christian and repor...
by Staff reporter

Signs of immaturity marriage for Men

27 January 2014 | 5074 Views
Nobuhle Virgie1) Rejecting food when there's an issue: one of the things I hold in high este...
by Nobuhle Virgie

Small sex organ costs man marriage

21 January 2014 | 8979 Views
A Bulawayo man shocked the court yesterday when he told the magistrate that his small male organ had cost him his marriage as his wife preferred a big one.Tulibambile Munsaila, who dragged his...
by Court Reporter

Couples warned of fraudulent marriage certificates

20 January 2014 | 3071 Views
The High Court says the emergence of fraudulent marriage certificates in the distribution of estates calls for every Zimbabwean to investigate marital status of their spouses before getting into matri...
by Staff reporter

T.B. Joshua expresses his views on same sex marriage

15 January 2014 | 6373 Views
Recently Nigeria passed the law that criminalises same-sex marriages and gay organisations. Renowned Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua, in a Facebook interview today expressed his views....
by Staff Reporter

Nigeria bans gay marriage, public display of same-sex relationships

13 January 2014 | 2949 Views
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has approved a law banning gay marriage and public displays of same-sex relationships.Jonathan's spokesman Reuben Abati said on Monday that the presiden...
by Satff Reporter

'Tsvangirai's marriage to Liz was a mistake right from the beginning... it was bound to fail'

04 January 2014 | 7834 Views
State media analysts on Friday said former Prime Minister Tsvangirai's marriage to Elizabeth Macheka was bound to fail from the onset and the widening fissures in the union do not come as a surpr...
by Staff Reporter

'No sex before marriage vow backfires'

19 December 2013 | 6168 Views
A Ntabazinduna-based prison officer broke his chastity vow of 'No sex before marriage' when he allegedly tricked his girlfriend into spending a night with her during which he allegedly went on to rape...
by Court Reporter

Man hangs-self over failed marriage

03 December 2013 | 3567 Views
A 26-year-old Harare man committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree on Sunday after failing to live with the pain of being ditched by his wife. Harare provincial police spokesperson Ins...
by Staff reporter

'Central locking threatens marriage'

29 November 2013 | 2412 Views
A Harare woman has told a Harare Civil Court that she is no longer willing to stay with her husband as he can not satisfy her sexually because his former wife had locked him using the traditional medi...
by Court Reporter

Govt urged to stop child marriages

22 November 2013 | 2571 Views
Activists campaigning for the rights of children have urged the government to enact laws that can specifically deal with the problem of child marriages which is a form of abuse.Non-government...
by Staff Reporter

Woman kidnaps sister's baby 'to save marriage'

15 November 2013 | 2700 Views
A 19-YEAR-OLD woman from Masvingo allegedly kidnapped her sister's two months old baby under the guise of taking her to the hospital for immunisation. Masvingo police spokesperson Inspecto...
by Staff reporter

SA based Zimbabweans speak on their wrecked marriages

13 November 2013 | 6990 Views
Married Zimbabweans who leave their partners back home when they look for work in South Africa say distant relationships are wrecking their marriages.Many say they end up divorcing as their pa...
by Staff reporter

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith on 'trial separation'

30 October 2013 | 6995 Views
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's marriage is rumoured to be over after a claim made on Monday maintained they were on "trial separation".The Hollywood pair have not been photographed togeth...
by Staff Reporter

Magistrate wrecks Zimbabwe diplomat's marriage

10 October 2013 | 4176 Views
A Norton magistrate has been accused of wrecking  the marriage of a Zimbabwean diplomat based in Iran.Judith Taruvinga met Forward Mhlanga on Facebook in March and a full blown affair d...
by Staff reporter

'He should fix my private parts'

10 October 2013 | 6982 Views
A Ugandan man has vehemently denied accusations leveled against him that he has abused a Motswana woman and disfigured her private parts.Issah Batambuze, a 50- year-old Gaborone based busine...
by Staff reporter

Hubby accuses wife of cheating with madzibaba

10 October 2013 | 4184 Views
A Harare man has approached the Harare Civil Court seeking to terminate his marriage with his "cheating" wife.Passmore Saunyama yesterday dragged his wife Gladys Gumbo to court, claiming the...
by Staff reporter

Rumours swirl on Tsvangirai marriage

09 October 2013 | 8510 Views
A MOLE alleging to be operating from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) headquarters, Harvest House, is rattling the party with sensational claims on his Facebook page alleging that his party ...
by Staff reporter

Poverty forces parents to marry off daughters early

24 September 2013 | 3160 Views
 Children living in farming areas are being married off at an early age, with approximately 50 percent being married below the age of 18.Moira Ngaru, director of Farm Orphan Support Trust...
by Staff reporter

Man kills girlfriend in marriage dispute

27 August 2013 | 3236 Views
A 47-year-old man from Chivhu allegedly fatally struck his girlfriend to death following a misunderstanding over his proposal to marry her, police confirmed.Masvingo provincial police spokesp...
by Staff reporter

Woman demands $3 000 for unfulfilled marriage

22 July 2013 | 4183 Views
A BULAWAYO woman who is accusing a company director of reneging on a promise to marry her, is now demanding $3 000 a month maintenance. Ms Jade Falon Jeffery, age not given, of 19 Pennith Roa...
by Court Reporter

Nigerian man jailed for fake marriage in UK

12 July 2013 | 4378 Views
A Nigerian male student in the UK, Jayeola Abiola, has been jailed for arranging fake marriage between himself and a Portuguese woman, Vania Pinheiro-Fernandes.Abiola and his fake wife were ja...
by Staff Reporter

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