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Superstition kills marriages

26 July 2014 | 1974 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 | 891 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 | 4471 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 | 7654 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 | 3351 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 | 3797 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 | 3496 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 | 3500 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 | 2752 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 | 2171 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 | 5331 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 | 1090 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 | 2773 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 | 4120 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 | 6140 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 | 5052 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 | 8312 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 | 4142 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 | 3856 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 | 21105 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 | 3655 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 | 1673 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 | 1431 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 | 5280 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 | 4982 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 | 8876 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 | 2968 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 | 6263 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 | 2808 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 | 7691 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 | 6071 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 | 3478 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 | 2363 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 | 2509 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 | 2626 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 | 6830 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 | 6672 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 | 4080 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 | 6900 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 | 4075 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 | 8437 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 | 3060 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 | 3149 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 | 4099 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 | 4280 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

Computerised system thwarts marriage fraud

01 July 2013 | 2718 Views
The introduction of the new computerised system has contributed tremendously to the eradication of multiple marriages of convenience and immigration fraud, the Registrar General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede has ...
by Staff reporter

Same-sex marriage has no effect on straight couples - Research

12 June 2013 | 2765 Views
New research published June 11 in the Public Library of Science, show that same-sex marriage has no impact on straight couples."[A] deleterious effect on rates of state rates of opposite sex ...
by Staff Reporter

Man tricked into a 'pseudo marriage'

31 May 2013 | 4101 Views
AN ailing man in Chitungwiza left the court in stitches when he denied paying maintenance towards his wife of two days, accusing her of forcing him into a "pseudo marriage" taking advantage of his con...
by Staff reporter

Gay men in marriage of convenience to beat stigma

27 May 2013 | 4653 Views
Steve is a 43-year-old gay man who for seven years was married to a woman. But then things - because of his sexual orientation - never gelled and now he is caught in a love triangle.Scared of ...
by Gugulethu Nyazema

South Africa changes foreign marriage rules to curb fraud

22 April 2013 | 5707 Views
The South African home affairs department says new rules for foreign couples who want to wed in South Africa are intended to curb the high number of fraudulent marriages, the Cape Times reported on Mo...
by Sapa

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