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Bandiza ngesikhova ogogo beNkayi

01 August 2015 | 1268 Views
KULEZALUKAZI zeGuwe eNkayi okucatshangelwa ukuba bezigqokisa isikhova isigqoko somntwana andubana zindize ngaso ebusuku zisiyakhunkula, uMthunywa ukuzwile lokhu.Kuzwakale ukuba isikhova lesi e...
by Ethel Ncube

Thokozani Khupe in witchcraft storm

23 July 2015 | 7675 Views
MDC-T Bulawayo province has been rocked by witchcraft allegations as a faction led by deputy president Thokozani Khupe  is  accused of bewitching Nkulumane legislator Thamsanqa Mahlangu....
by Staff reporter

Granny (100) assaulted over witchcraft

22 July 2015 | 4264 Views
A Harare man stands accused of assaulting his 100-year-old grandmother and his mother claiming they are bewitching him so that he does not get married.In her application filed at the Harare ...
by Prosper Dembedza

Mob beheads woman over 'witchcraft'

21 July 2015 | 5096 Views
New Delhi - An elderly Indian woman was tortured and beheaded by a mob of villagers who accused her of practising witchcraft, police said Tuesday.Poni Orang, 63, was attacked in the north-eas...
by dpa

Brothers stone 'witching' dad to death

14 July 2015 | 2990 Views
TWO brothers from Mwenezi stoned their father to death following a dispute over witchcraft allegations. Muchanyara, 33, and Moses Chikwerengwe, 30, of Manhondo Village in Chief Chitanga ar...
by Staff reporter

'My three daughters are witches,' Father declares

19 June 2015 | 6006 Views
A man is furious with his elder brother's wife whom he is accusing of having recruited his three daughters to become agents of the underworld.Wendy Makunike - the sister-in-law made a prot...
by Staff Reporter

Teenage witch caught

30 May 2015 | 4485 Views
A CREEPY looking suspected teenage witch was on Tuesday morning caught in action in the sprawling high-density suburb of Dangamvura allegedly trying to remove an 18-year-old's uterus in a suspected ca...
by Staff reporter

SA-based man instructs wife to kill 'witch' mother

27 May 2015 | 4467 Views
A MAN from Bulilima district allegedly connived with his wife and their maid to murder his 97-year-old mother after a South African sangoma told him that the old woman was bewitching him.Nicho...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Witchcraft scare at High School, 80 pupils sent back home

22 May 2015 | 5463 Views
About 80 pupils at Mbuyazwe High School in Umguza have been sent home after scores of them suffered from hysteria in a suspected witchcraft act.Some pupils claimed to have been attacked by a b...
by Staff Reporter

Old lady caught with no clothes on in public

15 May 2015 | 4695 Views
THERE was drama in Gweru on Wednesday when a suspected 70-year-old female 'witch' was caught with no clothes on near Gafa Stadium in Mtapa.The granny was whisked to Mtapa police station....
by Staff Reporter

Witchcraft storm rocks clan

09 May 2015 | 4211 Views
A MARANGE headman is in the eye of a witchcraft storm after nine members of the extended family fingered him as the one behind mysterious happenings and deaths in their family.Lazarus Macheke ...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

Man's privates disappear after wedding, claims ex-lover bewitched him

09 May 2015 | 6256 Views
A Hwange couple is in a nightmare as the man of the house - Oswell Gangata's private parts apparently mysterious vanish every time they plan to be intimate.The pair claims the key parts vanish...
by Staff Reporter

Evil creature pokes mum and daughter

05 May 2015 | 5710 Views
IN THE beginning the creature only attacked the younger woman.But the randy creature wasn't satisfied with just one victim.Now both women are terrified of going to their own beds at ni...
by Daily Sun

Teenager beats up dad, accuses him of witchcraft

03 May 2015 | 3198 Views
A TEENAGER from Greenhill in Bulawayo was arrested after he assaulted his father, accusing him of being a wizard.Tanaka Hindoga Ndlovu (19), a student at the Institute of People Management of ...
by Mncedisi Buhali

Witchcraft allegations over stolen panties

27 April 2015 | 3176 Views
A BULAWAYO woman's hand allegedly swelled up after her husband's lover who is a vendor  "bewitched" her for stealing her panties, a court heard last week.Nyengeterai Mashungu a money chan...
by Staff Reporter

Family in witchcraft storm

18 April 2015 | 4160 Views
BEING fingered by his 11 sons as the culprit behind all misfortunes befalling the family left a Mutare man with no option but to approach the courts for protection.All this came to light after...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

Zimbabwe's witchcraft capital

12 April 2015 | 5720 Views
Gokwe, the cotton-producing district in Midlands province, has become synonymous with witchcraft and the occult. Basing on the number of reported cases, Gokwe could easily compete with the lightning-m...
by Tendai Chara

Witchcraft scare, 'manager changes to hyena'

03 April 2015 | 4751 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sende...
by Concerned Citizen

'Sex workers' beat up, evict 'witch' granny

29 March 2015 | 2493 Views
TWO suspected sex workers recently labelled their grandmother a witch, beat her up and later evicted her from her own house in Mpopoma, forcing the octogenarian to seek refuge from neighbours. ...
by Dumani Moyo

Black bird flies away with toddler

29 March 2015 | 2736 Views
THE family of a baby who was picked by a relatively small bird which flew away with him for about 400 metres has hired a witch-hunter (tsikamutanda) to perform a cleansing ceremony at the homestead an...
by Staff reporter

Siblings in witchcraft storm

07 March 2015 | 3858 Views
HAVING endured incessant assaults, insults and witchcraft allegations from his extended family forced a Mutare senior citizen to approach the court praying for protection.Patson Tawana Chakwan...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

Prophet left needle in 'witch's' spinal cord

04 March 2015 | 2434 Views
The story of Jabulani Nyoni (20), a tsikamutanda-cum-self-proclaimed prophet took a new twist with reports that it was likely to suck in six village heads from Matesti and Lubangwe who allegedly took ...
by Fairness Moyana

'Mugabe contravened the Witchcraft Suppression Act'

04 March 2015 | 1848 Views
LEGAL experts say the believe that President Robert Mugabe should be punished for contraventions of law because citizens were all equal before the law at least on paper, the president included....
by Staff reporter

Mayhem as witchcraft bird flies off with baby

03 March 2015 | 7753 Views
IN a bizarre incident a strange black bird reportedly snatched a one and half year old boy from his parents' bedroom in Gokwe and flew away with him.The bird only dropped the child after flyin...
by Staff reporter

Man dies after fight with 'invisible baboon'

28 February 2015 | 4680 Views
A BULILIMA man died mysteriously after he was attacked by a baboon which only he could see.Langanani Tshuma, 20, of Masendu area died on Wednesday evening while his family watched helplessly a...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

I believe in witchcraft

23 February 2015 | 4767 Views
"SIR," I shouted at the sports master, "you obviously don't know me well I may be only 10 but in everything I do, I am as good as Samson of True Africa magazine. I am as brave as a lion, strong as an ...
by Mzana Mthimkhulu

Spirit medium accuses its neighbour of possessing a black mamba

14 February 2015 | 2134 Views
A SPIRIT medium which is manifesting through a 22-year-old Nyazura woman has torched a storm, accusing its neighbour of possessing a black mamba that he uses to secretly plunder crops and animals from...
by Samuel Kadungure

Woman bewitches' ex-hubby

12 February 2015 | 4824 Views
A Bulawayo man is accusing his estranged wife of taking his underwear to a traditional healer to "bewitch" him so that he could become impotent and allegedly fail to sustain an er*ction whenever he wa...
by Gibson Mhaka

2 witches found undressed in winnowing baskets at church shrine

17 January 2015 | 5292 Views
IN a suspected foiled witchcraft expedition, which sounds like a movie, two self-confessed witches were on New Year's day allegedly found undressed in winnowing baskets at an apostolic sect shrine in ...
by Gibson Mhaka

Teachers are sad victims of witchcraft, live at the mercy of goblins

17 January 2015 | 3091 Views
Teachers are not only victims of economic woes bedevilling the country but they are also sad victims of spiralling witchcraft and goblins that storm our communities from the world of darkness to unlea...
by Nelson Masukume

Hare with earrings and necklace found in a clay pot in Gokwe

11 January 2015 | 2826 Views
A FAMILY in Gokwe ran for dear life after discovering a dead hare with ear-rings and a necklace in a clay pot at the entrance to their kraal.The incident which happened on Tuesday last week, w...
by Lungile Tshuma

Family buries relative alive, exhumes body after two days

11 January 2015 | 2728 Views
IN an incident that has left villagers' tongues wagging, a Chiwundura family allegedly buried its relative alive before exhuming his body two days later. The incident occurred on Monday when t...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Grave dug up, bones scattered

10 January 2015 | 2774 Views
A FAMILY in Lushonkwe Village under Chief Mathe in Gwanda was shocked when they woke up to find one of their relatives' graves dug up and her bones scattered all over the place.Thembelihle Ncube, who ...
by Pamela Shumba

Witchcraft fears as 30 pythons are found on a grave

07 January 2015 | 7158 Views
ZIMHOFU villagers under Chief Ndanga area in Zaka are in shock after more than 30 pythons were found on top of a grave on Sunday morning. The villagers, most of whom are superstitious, explai...
by Walter Mswazie/Loveness Bepete

90-year-old 'witch' caught after failing to eat baby

21 December 2014 | 6970 Views
STORIES of witches allegedly feasting on human flesh have always been dismissed as fairytale, but Muwandiri villagers in Chivi, Masvingo, believe they have a real story to tell after a woman fro...
by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Ex-Zimbabwean deputy Premier in witchcraft storm

26 November 2014 | 9569 Views
POLICE details had to intervene Tuesday as former deputy prime minister Arthur Mutambara was publicly barracked by the widow of the late Chief Mutambara over allegations of witchcraft.Chief Jo...
by Staff Reporter

Shock as 'witch' axes dog and drinks its blood

12 November 2014 | 3028 Views
PLUMTREE - IN a bizarre incident, a traditional healer Valani Nkomazana from Bulilima district allegedly axed his neighbour's dog and drank its blood as part  of a ritual to appease his ances...
by Court Reporter

Twelve witches fingered at village court

08 November 2014 | 4376 Views
THERE is an old adage that says: "Suspicion is a heavy armour and with its weight it impedes more than it protects." This explains the heavy weight recently lifted off the villagers in Mambondiani in ...
by Staff Reporter

Granny axed to death over witchcraft

03 November 2014 | 2701 Views
A 65-YEAR-OLD grandmother from Mayfair in Fort Rixon was last Friday struck with an axe on the forehead and all over the body and killed allegedly by her husband and niece who reportedly accused her o...
by Staff reporter

'Witch' caught in possession of dead bodies

02 November 2014 | 8656 Views
In a bizarre incident, a Gwanda man has been reportedly found in possession of dried human flesh which he intended to export to neighboring South Africa for ritual purposes.The man who was...
by Staff reporter

Siblings up for murder, strangle granny over witchcraft

31 October 2014 | 1959 Views
 A PLUMTREE man and his sister allegedly murdered their grandmother accusing her of witchcraft, before reporting the matter to police as sudden death, the Chronicle reports.Jubilant N...
by Court reporter

Man axes uncle, hangs himself

23 October 2014 | 2895 Views
BINGA - A man from Bunsiwa Village, Siachilaba gruesomely murdered his uncle and later hanged himself on Tuesday following a long standing battle over witchcraft which had spilt to both traditional an...
by Staff reporter

Man kills 72-year-old aunt over witchcraft

17 October 2014 | 2854 Views
A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing his 72 year old aunt over witchcraft. Phillip Chiurunge from Shumbayaonda School had pleaded guilty to the charge of murd...
by Staff Reporter

Man fatally axes neighbour over witchcraft

13 October 2014 | 2643 Views
A Hurungwe man fatally struck his neighbour with an axe on suspicion that he was bewitching him and his family, a daily reported today.  The incident occurred on Wednesday in an are...
by Court reporter

Girl, 15, in spine-chilling witchcraft confessions

10 October 2014 | 6288 Views
IN a macabre real life drama, a 15-year-old Mutare girl stunned people who attended Acting Chief Zimunya's court recently with her spine-chilling confessions to witchcraft.The teenage witch (n...
by Staff reporter

Man kills 'witch' aunt with a log

06 October 2014 | 2326 Views
A MASVINGO man bludgeoned his 72-year-old aunt to death with a log after an inyanga had told him that she was a witch. Phillip Chiurunge, 40, of Shumbayaonda under Chief Mapanzure, assaulted N...
by Walter Mswazie

Man kills father for 'conniving' with mum to bewitch him

23 September 2014 | 2791 Views
IN a spine-chilling incident, which left villagers in Bhilingoma area under Chief Gampo in Plumtree shocked, a 41-year-old man allegedly struck his 74-year-old father to death with an axe accusing hi...
by Staff reporter

Couple secretly buries baby in a riverbank

14 September 2014 | 2784 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD woman and her 25-year-old lover buried the body of their stillborn baby in a riverbank, in a bid to protect themselves from being bewitched by their neighbours.Simorden Sibanda a...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Witchcraft torments family

06 September 2014 | 2085 Views
IN the real world, we often live by a saying that "seeing is believing", but in the supernatural world the opposite is true.While disputes of witchcraft and juju have always been open to diffe...
by Ngoni Dapira

Witch-hunters descend on Zimbabwean growth point

31 August 2014 | 2743 Views
Josphat Mupoko (not real name) from Chinyuni area in Chirumanzu in the Midlands province saved up US$800 to buy two heifers before retiring from the civil service three years ago.Despite t...
by Stephen Chadenga

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