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Untouchable criminal dies in lover's arms

21 July 2015 | 7829 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 | 6063 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 | 3962 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 | 4675 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 | 3900 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 | 2756 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 | 2292 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 | 3703 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 | 1978 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 | 5468 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 | 3215 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 | 4222 Views
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by Conerned Parent

'Uniform scandal at JW Mthimkhulu primary school'

08 May 2015 | 4561 Views
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by Conerned Parent

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

23 February 2015 | 2946 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 | 4416 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 | 6186 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 | 2564 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 | 2216 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 | 3294 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

Three hours at the ICC- a journalist's perspective

15 December 2014 | 1911 Views
I had in mind a court housed at an opulent building with massive security, but alas, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is temporarily located at a modest building in The Hague, Netherlands wi...
by Andrew Mambondiyani recently at The Hague, Netherlands

Brutal crime of passion, man gouges lover's eyes - Video

19 November 2014 | 3668 Views
A taxi driver in Gweru's Mkoba 17 brutally murdered his girlfriend by ripping her stomach open and gouged her eyes before attempting to commit suicide.The taxi driver, who has only been identi...
by Staff reporter

Government must move in swiftly in satelite schools - WhatsApp update

09 October 2014 | 2029 Views
13:23, 9 Oct - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: THE GOVERNMENT MUST MOVE IN SWIFTLY IN SATELITE SCHOOLSA lot of people are complaining about the the so called sa...
by Concerned Citizen

Man bashes wife, kicks her out of matrimonial home over R5

13 September 2014 | 2752 Views
LOVEMORE Mapepa (38) from Chihota, who brutally assaulted his wife before kicking her out of their matrimonial home, was sentenced to 12 months in prison by a Chitungwiza magistrateMapepa was...
by Staff Reporter

Ebola keeps criminals out of Zim Jails

12 September 2014 | 2254 Views
If you are a criminal and want to stay out of prison after being arrested in Zimbabwe, say you've been to one of the countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus.It turns out the Zimbabwe ...
by Staff Reporter

Laws on cards to curb cyber crime in Zimbabwe

27 August 2014 | 3475 Views
Government is crafting cyber laws to regulate activities on social media in order to protect its citizens and the state from cyber crimes, a top government official said in parliament on Tuesday....
by Staff reporter

Drama as rogue cops nabbed after trying to push suspect out of speeding car

04 August 2014 | 6621 Views
Two Bulawayo cops who teamed up with wanted criminals and tried to push a suspect from whom they had extorted R30 and six small fish from a speeding, car have been arrested.Constables Wind...
by Staff Reporter

Rhinos take on DeMbare at Rimuka

02 August 2014 | 3192 Views
Army outfit Black Rhinos are ready to gore defending champions Dynamos when the two sides clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rimuka Stadium in Kadoma on Sunday, club captain Bruce ...
by Staff Reporter

'Dumbest Criminal' in court

24 July 2014 | 3926 Views
A man who was part of an armed gang that reportedly raided Bakers Inn in Belmont and got away with $1 has appeared in court.Khumbulani Ncube (34) of Njube...
by Staff Reporter

'World's dumbest criminals' strike at Bakers Inn and get away with $1

21 July 2014 | 9129 Views
In an incident that could be a serious contender for the world's dumbest criminals' award, four armed robbers pounced on an Innscor outlet in Bulawayo and stole $1.The four man that have b...
by Staff Reporter

Grade 1 pupils hit with huge sticks - WhatsApp update

30 June 2014 | 5209 Views
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by Concerned Parent

Zimbabwe crime rate goes down by 14%

26 June 2014 | 2211 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police has revealed that the crime rate has gone done by 14% this year compared to cases reported from January to May last year.Police Commissioner General Augustine ...
by Staff reporter

Choppies teams up with schools, clean up Nkulumane

22 June 2014 | 2397 Views
CHOPPIES supermarket, Nkulumane branch has embarked on a massive clean-up campaign in the suburb in a bid to promote a clean and healthy lifestyle in the neighbourhood.The clean-up campaign w...
by Staff Reporter

Tsvangirai's MDC to hold primary elections

17 June 2014 | 3767 Views
THE MDC-T has said it will soon hold primary elections to elect new candidates in constituencies held by lawmakers who are members of the breakaway renewal team as fighting between the two factions e...
by Staff Reporter

ZUJ hails ConCourt Criminal Defamation ruling

16 June 2014 | 2101 Views
The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has hailed the ruling by the Constitutional Court on Criminal Defamation.The Constitutional Court, which deemed the piece of legislation as not a ju...
by Staff Reporter

Constitutional Court rips criminal libel

13 June 2014 | 3087 Views
The Constitutional Court unanimously ruled yesterday that criminal defamation must be struck off the statutes because it is not a justifiable law in a democratic society like Zimbabwe's.The co...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Man flees matrimonial home after wife hired gang to bash him

06 June 2014 | 3540 Views
A MAN yesterday told a Harare magistrate that he ran away from his matrimonial home after being assaulted by a "mafia" hired by his wife who had caught him with a girlfriend. Patrick Mushonga...
by Prosper Dembedza

SA police 'powerless' to probe foreign crimes

20 May 2014 | 3477 Views
The South African Police Service (SAPS) did not have the power to investigate claims of crimes against humanity committed in Zimbabwe if the perpetrators were not in South Africa, it was argued i...
by Staff reporter

90% of Zimbabwean firms exposed to cyber crime

16 May 2014 | 5491 Views
Local cellphone firm Astro Mobile chief executive Munyaradzi Gwatidzo said at least 90% of local companies, including banks, are exposed to cyber crime.Speaking at a function to launch a new ...
by Staff reporter

SA to fire over 1000 cops with criminal records

10 April 2014 | 3367 Views
ohannesburg - More than 1 000 police officers with criminal records will be removed from the SA Police Service, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's office said on Thursday."SAPS is in the proces...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe: Where honouring the dead is a criminal offence

10 April 2014 | 4407 Views
Durban - This week thousands of Rwandans filled Kigali stadium to capacity to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left 800 000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus dead.The ce...
by Thabo Kunene

CID hunts down 500 fraud suspects

06 April 2014 | 4269 Views
Over 500 suspected fraudsters, among them prominent politicians and business people, are being investigated by the Criminal Investigation Department's serious fraud squad, it has been established. ...
by Itai Mazire

Missing Malaysian plane search classified as criminal investigation

02 April 2014 | 4283 Views
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said Wednesday that the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was a criminal investigation, and there were things the...
by Xinhua

Crimean case, a carbon copy of Kosovo

26 March 2014 | 2497 Views
While the United States of America (USA) and the European Union (EU) connived to impose sanctions on Russian authorities for accepting the March 16, 2014, Crimean referendum results that led to th...
by Mukachana Hanyani

The west must accept the Crimean referendum results

18 March 2014 | 2716 Views
On Sunday 16 March 2013, the Crimean people thronged various polling stations in that country voting in a referendum to determine their issues concerning either their secession from Ukraine and an...
by Mukachana Hanyani

Crimea votes to join Russia

16 March 2014 | 3609 Views
Simferopol - Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday in favour of joining former political master Russia as tensions soared in the east of the splintered ex-Soviet nation amid the worst East-West...
by AFP

Wife's 'evil snake' chases man away from matrimonial home

28 February 2014 | 6392 Views
A Harare man has told the court that he ran way from his matrimonial home because he was being chased by his wife's evil snake.The man, Denford Mabvirakure, said this at the Harare Civil Cour...
by Court Reporter

ZRP expresses concern over Masvingo crime rate

05 February 2014 | 2589 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has expressed concern over the high numbers of violent crimes such as rape, armed robberies and murder in Masvingo province.The province has also recorded an...
by Staff Reporter

ZRP arrests 74 most wanted Bulawayo criminals

05 January 2014 | 8000 Views
SEVENTY-four suspected criminals on the police's most wanted list for allegedly committing crimes in and around Bulawayo were arrested over the festive season.Two months ago  its was re...
by Staff Reporter

Man (66) sells matrimonial home, elopes with small house

02 January 2014 | 5184 Views
A 56-year-old Bulawayo woman and her children are on the verge of destitution after her husband of 39 years sold their matrimonial home and eloped with his small house. The woman, Naomi Gota...
by Staff Reporter

Street dwellers infected with STIs, turning to crime

27 December 2013 | 3908 Views
STREET children in Bulawayo are turning to crime and prostitution for survival with a majority getting infected with sexually-transmitted infections (STIs).Scripture Union Thuthuka Street Chil...
by Staff Reporter

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