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Zimbabwe's Mugabe needs to answer to crimes against humanity

13 April 2016 | 3356 Views
As Zimbabwe mourns the passing of a gallant hero in Amai Victoria Chitepi, several questions pertaining to her husband still persist.What really happened to Herbert Chitepo - one of the foundi...
by Hillary Chitiyo

PSMAS assists towards construction of classroom block in Tsholotsho

21 March 2016 | 857 Views
Premier Medical Aid Society donated 100 bags of cement towards construction of a classroom block at Mbiriya Primary School in Tsholotsho.Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko commissioned the bloc...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabwean criminals in SA target visiting compatriots

13 March 2016 | 2719 Views
FARAI (not real name) migrated to South Africa in 2007 when he had just finished his printing course at a local technical college in Zimbabwe.A 35-year-old breadwinner in a family of 11, said ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean trio up for spate of cross-border crimes

12 March 2016 | 1414 Views
THREE Zimbabwe cross-border transport operators and a South African woman are expected to appear at the Palm Ridge High Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 4, to face charges of murdering tw...
by Thupeyo Muleya

Mother exposes criminal son

10 February 2016 | 2893 Views
A HERO mum helped the cops arrest her own son, who was suspected of murder!Daily Sun reported that the 26-year-old suspect allegedly stabbed a commuter sitting next to him in a taxi heading to...
by Staff Reporter

ZUJ welcomes ruling on criminal defamation case

07 February 2016 | 588 Views
The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has welcome the abolition by the Constitutional Court of Section 96 of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act which was used to detain and punish journali...
by Stephen Jakes

140 Zimbabwean criminals deported

06 February 2016 | 4285 Views
THE South African government is expected to deport this weekend 140 Zimbabweans who have finished serving various jail terms for breaking that country's laws. It is understood that the deportees will...
by Thupeyo Muleya

Rhodesian government fed primary school pupils but not Zanu PF regime - Zanu PF MP says

05 February 2016 | 2531 Views
Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna has said the Rhodesian government used to feed primary school pupils but the Zanu PF regime is struggling.He said a lot of pupils are dropping out of sch...
by Staff Reporter

Journalists ecstatic over striking off of criminal defamation

03 February 2016 | 790 Views
The Constitutional Court has today struck off  the controversial criminal defamation  clause from the legal statutes sparking excitement from the media fraternity.In  July 2014,...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabweans in crime awareness demo in London

03 February 2016 | 1159 Views
Zimbabweans in the UK led by Munashe Kutyauripo's family took to the streets of London on Saturday to help raise awareness about knife crime among teenagers in London.Zimbo Live TV reported th...
by Stephen Jakes

UK Judge frees Zimbabwean criminal who cannot be deported

02 February 2016 | 3224 Views
A UK judge has ordered immigration officials to release a Zimbabwean convicted criminal because the UK has "no prospect" of deporting him.Mr Justice Garnham, at the High Court in London, accep...
by BBC

Primary school teacher sues Dokora for 'illegal' transfer

30 January 2016 | 2295 Views
A PRIMARY school teacher has dragged the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Lazarus Dokora, and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to the Bulawayo High Court challenging her transfer to a ru...
by Mashudu Netsianda

MISA criminal defamation case set down for hearing

24 January 2016 | 394 Views
The Constitutional Court application by MISA-Zimbabwe and four others seeking an order declaring criminal defamation unconstitutional in terms of the new constitution has been set down for hearing on ...
by Stephen Jakes

Criminals prefer death to jail term

21 January 2016 | 2344 Views
One of the criminals who broke into a resident's home in Limpopo and was caught red handed preferred to shot himself while his colleagues ran away.Daily Sun reported that when the owner of the...
by Stephen Jakes

Over 360 arrested for sexual relaterd crimes

17 January 2016 | 1451 Views
More than 360 people were arrested for sexual related crimes in just one month in KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Wednesday.The 363 arrests were made by various Family Violence, Child Protection...
by Staff Reporter

Suspected Habitual Criminals Nabbed

13 January 2016 | 978 Views
Police in Francistown have arrested two suspected habitual criminals who have allegedly been terrorizing residents of Satellite, Newstands, Coloured and Selepa locations.The Voice reported tha...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu PF holds primary elections in Guruve

04 January 2016 | 903 Views
The ruling Zanu PF has held primary elections in Guruve South in preperations for the by elections after the seat was left vacant following the expulsion of the incumbent MP Sylvester Nguni for being ...
by Stephen Jakes

Mhali primary school old students look back

21 December 2015 | 3087 Views
What a way it was to bring life to Mhali Old Student Association (MOSA).  It was indeed with a BIG BANG.For the first time in the hist...
by Itayi Chizura Mapanda (MOSA member based in New Zealand)

Nketa Primary faces toilets challenges

04 December 2015 | 979 Views
Nketa Primary School is said to be having toilet challenges according to the Bulawayo City Council's Director of Health Services Zanele Hwalima who said that Nketa was one of the twenty nine (29) Prim...
by Stephen Jakes

Mzilikazi Primary School seeks donations to build computer lab

06 November 2015 | 2641 Views
Mzilikazi Primary School in Bulawayo has invited all former students, residents and well wishers to a meeting at the school this Saturday (7 November 2015) at ...
by Ndou Paul

Ngwalongwalo school commissions admin block

12 October 2015 | 2347 Views
Ngwalongwalo Primary School has since commissioned its administration block as the council run school seek to upgrade its standard of operation through infrastructural development.This came ou...
by Stephen Jakes

Teacher forces Grade 7 pupils to pay $5 per month for extra hours

11 October 2015 | 4304 Views
A GRADE Seven teacher at Mahlabezulu Primary School in Tshabalala, Bulawayo has caused a stir at the school after she started operating her own parallel class where pupils are forced to pay $5 per mon...
by Lungile Tshuma

Education ministry must have way to encourage parents to pay fees - MP

11 October 2015 | 2841 Views
Zaka MP Paradza Chakona has challenged the Primary and secondary Education Ministry to find a way to encourage parents to pay their childreen's schools fees as it had emerged that many were taking to ...
by Stephen Jakes

Over 700 pilgrims killed in Saudi Hajj stampede

24 September 2015 | 3050 Views
At least 717 pilgrims from around the world were killed on Thursday in a crush outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi authorities said, in the worst disaster to strike the annual haj pilgrimage ...
by Staff Reporter

Chikurubi needs 12 classrooms

24 September 2015 | 1816 Views
Harare East MP Terence Mukupe has indicated that Chikurubi Primary School in his constituency needs 12 classrooms for the Early Childhood Education classes.Mukupe said he was touring Chikurubi...
by Stephen Jakes

Kombi conductor dies due to drug abuse

03 September 2015 | 3269 Views
A Kombi conductor in Rimuka Town has reportedly died after extreme abuse of drugs.Berina Community Radio Station reported that reliable sources say that a Rimuka-Town Kombi conductor who died ...
by Stephen Jakes

Woman guilty of infanticide

02 September 2015 | 986 Views
FRANCISTOWN - A 26-year-old woman, Malebogo John of Zwenshambe, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for infanticide.Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo wholly suspended the sentence for three ...
by Staff Reporter

Botswana crime Unit follows Guma, Olopeng money trail to Zimbabwe

17 August 2015 | 5014 Views
Botswana  Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is extending investigations against Youth Sports and Culture Minister Thapelo Olopeng and Member of Parliament for Tati East Samson M...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo's most wanted robbers nabbed

10 August 2015 | 4687 Views
THE Bulawayo gang on the police most-wanted list for a series of crimes has been arrested for robbing Zimpost Binga of 16,555 after tying up a security guard manning the premises with a strand of wire...
by Staff reporter

Milton Junior head threatens to introduce hot seating for Grade Zero ‪

04 August 2015 | 4393 Views
Milton Junior School headmaster Pettie Nyoni on Monday evening threatened to introduce hot-seating for Grade Zero pupils in 2016 if parents resist paying $100 for construction of classroom blocks....
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabweans blamed for crime increase in Hillbrow SA

31 July 2015 | 6849 Views
Zimbabweans living in South Africa have been blamed for the increase in crime at Hillbrow where reports say people are being mugged and robbed by them on daily bases.Ngqabutho Mabhena an o...
by Stephen Jakes

Untouchable criminal dies in lover's arms

21 July 2015 | 8166 Views
A MARRIED Tsholotsho man died in the arms of his lover at his farm in Nyamandlovu on Sunday night. Efias Sibanda, 51, known for crimes that include housebreaking, stocktheft and unlawful entry...
by Staff reporter

Crimes of passion claim 20 Zimbabweans in 6 months

21 July 2015 | 7527 Views
More than 20 people were murdered in the last six months in cases involving crimes of passion.The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said most of the victims were women who were killed at the...
by Staff reporter

Loziba primary, Turkime win Ingwebu tournament WhatsApp update

19 July 2015 | 4047 Views
7/19/2015, 9:48 AM - ‪+263 7* *** ****: Loziba primary and Turkime win ingwebu trophy. Both schools are in bubi stricts.the former won in boys whilst in the g...
by Binga Resident

Broke teacher steals sanitary pads

05 July 2015 | 5028 Views
A  female teacher at Madlambuzi Primary School in Bulilima District stole  an assortment of food items including sanitary pads valued at $9 at a supermarket in Plumtree.Madrine Ncube...
by Thobekile Zhou

Criminals invade market, prey on desperate job seekers

07 June 2015 | 4159 Views
CRIMINALS have invaded the job market with most of them posting fake jobs in the mainstream and social media amid reports some had launched overseas company websites to lure and defraud desperate job ...
by Staff reporter

Karimakwenda confident of win in by-election

04 June 2015 | 2755 Views
HARARE - Independent candidate for Dzivaresekwa constituency, Herman Karimakwenda, has expressed confidence ahead of the June 10 parliamentary elections despite challenges faced in the run-up tow...
by Levie Tsongo

Crime drops in Harare's CBD

03 June 2015 | 2283 Views
Harare central business district has recorded a slight drop in criminal activities in the first three months of this year with only 6000 cases reported, police have said.Officer Commanding...
by Thobekile Zhou

Collin Nyabadza Charitable Trust Donates Classroom Furniture in Bubi District

31 May 2015 | 4374 Views
It was an emotional day for the parents, children and teachers at Majiji Primary School in Bubi District, Zimbabwe as the Collin Nyabadza Children's Voice Charitable Trust (CNCVCT) kindly donated ...
by Staff Reporter

Health time bomb at Rimuka Township

23 May 2015 | 1786 Views
Health time bomb is ticking in Rimuka Light Industrial site comonly known as the Kumshop as the toilets are reportedly not functioning posing a serious threat to human life.Berina Communit...
by Stephen Jakes

Hubby keeps an axe under matrimonial bed

15 May 2015 | 5606 Views
A Cowdray Park woman is apparently having sleepless nights because her husband keeps an axe under their matrimonial bed.The woman, Similo Moyo told the court that her husband Chasasa Kanyo...
by Staff Reporter

Political Decay

11 May 2015 | 3298 Views
One form of political decay is called repatrimonialization, of which Zimbabwe and many other developing countries suffer from. However, this is also evident in developed countries, but in a more s...
by Tendai Kwari

'St Patrick's Primary detains pupils for not paying their fees in full'

08 May 2015 | 4501 Views
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by Conerned Parent

'Uniform scandal at JW Mthimkhulu primary school'

08 May 2015 | 4904 Views
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by Conerned Parent

Jonathan Moyo says criminal defamation is not only unconstitutional but also uncivilised

23 February 2015 | 2967 Views
IS criminal defamation still valid as an offence in Zimbabwe? This is the big question of the week in the wake of last Thursday's controversial declaration by the Constitutional Court that has, in my...
by Professor Jonathan Moyo

Crime spikes as economy worsens

02 February 2015 | 4551 Views
Suburban crime, especially house burglaries has hit the roof over the past few years as the Zimbabwean economy and the unacceptably high joblessness among the populace continue to worsen. ...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo's top private schools performs dismally, in bottom 10

28 January 2015 | 6625 Views
THREE of Bulawayo's top private schools failed to justify the high fees they demand after they performed dismally in the November 2014 Grade 7 examinations.Carmel Primary School, Petra and W...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Zanu-PF harasses civil servants in Mash West

27 January 2015 | 2743 Views
A qualified teacher at Oldonio Primary School in Hurungwe East, Ward 19, has been barred from attending classes since opening day by a gang of Zanu PF thugs led by the notorious ward councilor, one C...
by Staff Reporter

Buyanga cleared of any criminal charges

19 January 2015 | 2308 Views
Police have cleared businessman Mr Frank Buyanga and his companies of criminal charges they have been investigating over the past few years.According to police, there was nothing illegal or c...
by Crime Reporter

Plumtree primary school finally opens, 64 years after it was mooted

05 January 2015 | 3549 Views
PLUMTREE - Ntambana Primary School, which took 64 years to open as its construction began in 1950, is expected to open next week as an annexure of Huwana Primary School housing only Early Childhood De...
by Staff Reporter

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