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Villagers store deadly landmines in their homes

21 June 2015 | 3997 Views
Scores of villagers in Burma Valley in Mutare are secretly keeping deadly landmines in their homes saying the explosives contain mercury.An Norwegian NGO had to hold demonstrations in the area...
by Staff Reporter

Man desires to have ten children

13 June 2015 | 5408 Views
IN a bid to justify abusing his wife, a Mutare man said their bone of contention was his desire to have 10 children, something his wife was totally against.Takudzwa Chihota and Dadirai Nem...
by Stephen Jakes

Man disowns wife and child following a protection order appplication

12 June 2015 | 5422 Views
A man from Mutare publicly disowning his wife in court following her application for a protection order against him.The couple had been together for the past 24 years.Claude Uromba...
by Staff Reporter

Pregnant wife torments hubby, issues death threats

22 May 2015 | 4272 Views
A MUTARE man has begged the courts to grant him a protection order against his pregnant second wife he accuses of harassment saying she is a thorn in the flesh.Bernard Samunda told Mrs Ye...
by Staff Reporter

Cheeky man bashes ex-wife at her parent house

15 May 2015 | 4145 Views
A SAKUBVA man in Mutare bashed his ex-wife while she was at her parents' residence accusing her of being a prostitute.Tawanda Ditima (27) of 165 Magrecous Sakubva pleaded guilty to the charges...
by Staff Reporter

Chaos mars Tsvangirai' visit to Mutare

04 May 2015 | 3775 Views
Chaos marred MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's visit to Mutare on Saturday when some party members turned rowdy after they were barred from attending a provincial council meeting he chaired. Th...
by Staff reporter

Woman keeps uterus in water bucket

27 February 2015 | 4226 Views
IN an incident which has sent chills down the spines of many, a Dangamvura woman who failed to settle her hospital bills after a surgery at the Mutare Provincial Hospital was discharged with part of h...
by Mercy Ngwebvu

Drama as man protests against ruling

31 January 2015 | 4515 Views
MUTARE Civil Court was brought to a standstill this week when a Dora man protested against a protection order made against him by magistrate Mrs Yeukai Chigodora.On his protection order applic...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

'Cannabis cures blindness, Your Worship'

31 January 2015 | 2754 Views
IT was shocking, hilarious as well as disturbing when a partially blind teenager revealed in court that the cannabis (mbanje) he was found in possession of was meant to cure his ailment.Lo...
by Tinashe Hazvide

Woman demands $750 from bus driver

31 January 2015 | 4426 Views
A MUTARE woman shocked the courts when she demanded $750 from her estranged husband who is employed as a bus driver. Ndaizivei Sithole told presiding magistrate Mrs Sharon Chipanga that her husband of...
by Tinashe Hazvide

'I'm not satisfied with one man'

30 January 2015 | 6165 Views
SHE has no regrets of cohabiting with two men in the same room. In actual fact, the woman, Zhula (30), whose real name is Memory Mlambo and a resident of Zimta section of Mutare, claims that her life...
by Liberty Dube

Zanu-PF Mutare recommends Mutasa expulsion

16 January 2015 | 1432 Views
Zanu -PF Manicaland Province yesterday wrote to the Politburo recommending the expulsion of former secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa for denigrating President Mugabe and the ruling party...
by Staff reporter

Fake dollars hit Mutare

09 January 2015 | 3647 Views
SOME residents in Mutare have fallen prey to cunning fake money peddlers who have offloaded thousands of dollars in counterfeit notes in recent weeks, targeting mostly Ecocash agents and informal busi...
by Liberty Dube

Floods displace five families

19 December 2014 | 2835 Views
Five families have since been relocated from ZIMTA area of Chikanga following a heavy down pour which occurred on Wednesday night in which a 6-year-old child died while more than 150 houses were affec...
by Staff Reporter

Plumtree - Mutare highway almost complete

23 October 2014 | 3155 Views
Rehabilitation of the Plumtree to Mutare highway which began in 2012 is on course to be completed by December with about 90 percent of the project now complete. The project is being financ...
by Staff reporter

Woman undresses husband's lover

11 October 2014 | 4629 Views
A MUTARE cross-border trader allegedly undressed her husband's girlfriend in public and assaulted her with a stick.Brenda Chimana (25) appeared before senior magistrate, Mrs Sekai Chiundura, ...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

Kombi accident, 4 die on the spot

09 October 2014 | 4638 Views
A Ruwa bound kombi overturned killing four people on the stop on Wednesday after one of its tyres burst along Harare-Mutare Road near Mabvuku turn-off.13 passengers were seriously injured and...
by Staff Reporter

Water and sanitation project launched in Mutare

23 September 2014 | 1354 Views
The water and sanitation programme has been launched in Mutare amid calls for local authorities to prioritise service delivery.A few years after emerging from the hyper-inflationary enviro...
by Staff reporter

Govt to establish 30 more tollgates

18 September 2014 | 3482 Views
Government plans to establish 30 more tollgates, bringing the number to to raise more money to develop infrastructure, Herald reported.About $3 million is raised monthly from tollgates and...
by Staff Reporter

Stock theft jailed 9 yrs

13 September 2014 | 2086 Views
A 54-YEAR-OLD Masvingo man was on Tuesday slapped with nine years in prison by Mutare magistrate Sekai Chiundura after he was convicted of one count of stock theft involving nine cattle.Bonfac...
by Staff Reporter

Female cop bashes pregnant suspect

10 September 2014 | 2755 Views
MUTARE magistrate Langton Mukwengi has ordered an investigation into the alleged assault of a pregnant Mutare woman while in police custody.The women was in police custody on suspicion of stea...
by Staff Reporter

Man in court for smuggling second-hand clothes worth $30,000

05 August 2014 | 3321 Views
A 30-YEAR- OLD Harare man, Tinashe Saurombe, yesterday appeared at the Mutare Magistrates' Court where he pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling goods worth $31 207 from Mozambique.Magistrate ...
by Staff Reporter

Secondhand clothes ruining Mutare economy

20 July 2014 | 2196 Views
THE importation - legal or otherwise - and selling of secondhand clothes from Mozambique in Mutare is literally choking this eastern border town's streets and market places.The sight of people...
by Staff reporter

Open letter to the French Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Laurent Delahousse

08 July 2014 | 3588 Views
Dear Ambassador "We want to come back to Zimbabwe. We are happy that President Robert Mugabe has tried to initiate a safe and sustainable environment for the investors. That is precisely w...
by Wilbert Mukori

Rampant corruption at Labour Office in Mutare

04 July 2014 | 2792 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Dad fatally slams baby to the ground, claims mysterious voice told him

04 June 2014 | 3208 Views
In a matter that has left the Zimunya community shocked, a 27-year-old man recently fatally slammed his five-month-old baby to the ground claiming he was acting on instruction from the spiritual world...
by Staff Reporter

Man who set wife and kids ablaze over food nabbed

30 May 2014 | 2955 Views
POLICE have arrested a Mutare man who disappeared after burning his wife and two children by dousing them with a highly flammable liquid following a dispute over isitshwala.Joseph Mudzemwe (36...
by Staff Reporter

Manicaland farmers threaten not to sell maize to GMB

03 May 2014 | 2630 Views
MUTARE - Farmers in Manicaland have vowed to stop selling their maize to Grain Marketing Board (GMB) following the announcement of the new producer price which they described as meagre.The gov...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T wars spread to Mutare

02 May 2014 | 3953 Views
FACTIONAL wars rocking the MDC-T at national level have spread into the party's Manicaland provincial structures following Monday's arrest of three pro-Morgan Tsvangirai senior party members on allega...
by Staff Reporter

'Cold spell will continue until Wednesday next week'

12 April 2014 | 2597 Views
A COLD spell that started on Sunday last week will continue until Wednesday, but the rain season is virtually over, the Meteorological Services Department said yesterday.The Met Department has...
by Staff Reporter

Two Mutare lawyers nabbed

28 March 2014 | 3921 Views
TWO prominent Mutare lawyers, Chris Ndlovu and Rangariyai Mubata, were this week picked up by the police for allegedly doctoring an affidavit in which a Mutare man was implicating a businessman for ex...
by Staff Reporter

Mutare presses for modern airport

06 February 2014 | 2019 Views
The Manicaland Business Action Group (MBAG) has joined other business lobby groups and politicians from the eastern border city in pressing for the immediate construction of a modern airport in the re...
by Staff reporter

Herd-boy (17) jailed for raping girl (11)

29 November 2013 | 3385 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD teenager who was employed as a herd-boy in Chipinge was last week sentenced to nine years imprisonment for raping a 11-year-old girl at Buffledrift Woodlands. Sherpard Murahwa of...
by Staff Reporter

Mutare banks run out of cash

26 November 2013 | 3195 Views
There was panic in Mutare on Tuesday as hordes of clients from Metropolitan Bank and the First Bank Corporation (FBC) in the eastern border city failed to get their money due to what bank officials sa...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T mayor congratulates Mugabe

28 September 2013 | 3889 Views
MDC-T Mutare mayor Tatenda Nhamarare has congratulated President Mugabe for his resounding victory in the July 31 harmonised elections that were declared free, peaceful, fair, credible and representin...
by Staff Reporter

Adulterous woman gets 450 hours for dumping foetus

15 September 2013 | 2921 Views
MUTARE - A 19-year-old adulterous woman from Marange district was recently ordered to perform 450 hours of community service for dumping a five-month foetus, in an effort to conceal the pregnancy from...
by Staff Reporter

Jah Prayzah unleashes new song

13 September 2013 | 6012 Views
CONTEMPORARY ragga music sensation, Mukudzei Mukombe popularly known as Jah Prayzah is set to unleash a new scorcher to Mutare fans at Pick and Save Superrette on Saturday.Jah Prayzah said on...
by Staff Reporter

Water crisis worsens in Mutare

13 September 2013 | 2999 Views
THE water situation worsened in Mutare this week with most parts of the city experiencing low supplies.Businesses in the Central Business District that always received normal supplies wer...
by Staff Reporter

Woman left bedridden after cervical cancer operation

15 August 2013 | 3799 Views
A MUTARE woman is hospitalised and lying in agony at a local private clinic after undergoing a cervical cancer operation early last month which, however, left her bleeding and discharging pus cont...
by Staff Reporter

Mutare City Council to lease most of its beerhalls

20 June 2013 | 2955 Views
MUTARE City Council has resolved to lease most of its beerhalls under Pungwe Breweries as the business entity has apparently become financially unsustainable.Acting mayor George Jerison announ...
by Staff Reporter

Homosexuality allegations at Mutare Boys High

05 June 2013 | 9028 Views
MUTARE Boys' High School is at the centre of a homosexual scandal, amid revelations that two male students were last week caught red-handed in a compromising position. The school authorities w...
by Samuel Kadungure

Only one traffic light works in Mutare

03 June 2013 | 2631 Views
Daily News on Sunday's Farai Mutsaka tells of poverty, anger in Mutare, Zimbabwe's fourth largest city sitting at the heart of rich diamond, gold and timber resources. In another report Daily ...
by Staff reporter

Women threaten to strip in public over satanism case

22 March 2013 | 4163 Views
Chaos erupted at the Mutare Magistrates Court last Friday as an angry mob bayed for the blood of a lawyer representing self confessed Satanist, Thomas Zvapanganwa, saying he should at least have a hea...
by Staff Reporter

Mutare-Masvingo road accident, three family members perish

18 December 2012 | 5342 Views
THREE people from one family perished in Mutare on Saturday night while five others sustained serious injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in veered off the road and hit a tree.Manic...
by Staff Reporter

Businessman weeps uncontrollably in court

03 September 2012 | 4871 Views
A 49-year-old Mutare businessman who was facing two counts of fraud wept uncontrollably last Monday soon after he was remanded in custody by a Mutare magistrate.Prashkumar Patel, the owner of ...
by Staff reporter

Mutare lawyer squanders pensioner’s $23 000

03 September 2012 | 3948 Views
PROMINENT Mutare lawyer, Mr Akisayi James Dhliwayo of Dhliwayo and Associates is alleged to have misappropriated a City of Mutare pensioner's terminal benefits amounting to $23 578.The matter ...
by Staff reporter

Mutare Mayor disciplinary proceedings stopped by the High Court

30 May 2012 | 2192 Views
High Court Judge, Justice Andrew Mutema has granted an application by suspended Mutare Mayor, Brain James, to have disciplinary proceedings against him by a committee set up by Local Government Minis...
by Mafu Sithabile

Suspended Mutare Mayor backs devolution

04 May 2012 | 1960 Views
Suspended Mutare Mayor Brian James has backed devolution of power saying it was the answer to development and local democracy.James was speaking at a stakeholders meeting held in Mutare Hellen...
by Ndou Paul

Bosso hit by injuries ahead of Buffaloes clash in Mutare

19 April 2012 | 3199 Views
HIGHLANDERS have been hit by injuries ahead of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League encounter against Buffaloes in Mutare at the weekend.Bosso had five players, Graham Ncube, Heritani Mas...
by Ricky Zililo

Plumtree-Mutare road rehabilitation starts

18 April 2012 | 4199 Views
The rehabilitation of Plumtree-Mutare road at the expense of more than $200 million is set to start on Monday in Plumtree. Group Five projects director Ham Coetzee said state of the art equipm...
by Alois Sibanda

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