Breaking News

Witch

Teenage witch caught

30 May 2015 | 682 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 | 3535 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 | 5156 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 | 4442 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 | 4042 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 | 5947 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 | 5494 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 | 3048 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 | 3000 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 | 3992 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 | 4678 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 | 4421 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 | 2263 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 | 2590 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 | 3750 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 | 2316 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 | 1736 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 | 7525 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 | 4465 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 | 4629 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 | 2045 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 | 4727 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 | 5155 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 | 2950 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 | 2655 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 | 2608 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 | 2612 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 | 6925 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 | 6779 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 | 9415 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 | 2900 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 | 4265 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 | 2594 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 | 8481 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 | 1860 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 | 2779 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 | 2766 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 | 2531 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 | 6073 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 | 2258 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 | 2706 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 | 2687 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

Witch-hunters wreak havoc

08 September 2014 | 2322 Views
WITCH-HUNTERS have reportedly invaded Chirumanzu district causing a lot of havoc among villagers.The witch-hunters, commonly called tsikamutandas, claim to have powers to kill goblins, cleans...
by Staff reporter

Witchcraft torments family

06 September 2014 | 1973 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 | 2625 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

Man kills aunt over withcraft

28 August 2014 | 2252 Views
A MBERENGWA woman was fatally struck on the head with a log by her nephew, who accused her of witchcraft.According to the police, Molly Gumbo (63) of Rengwe kraal under Chief Maziofa was batt...
by Staff reporter

Teenage girl changes into crocodile like creature

25 August 2014 | 6494 Views
A teenage girl from Insuza area in uMguza, Matabeleland North has become a subject of discussion in her community after reports that she is always changing to a crocodile-like creature. B-...
by Staff reporter

Family demands $10,000 as witchcraft compensation

25 August 2014 | 3027 Views
A family from Pelandaba suburb in Bulawayo allegedly demanded $10,000 from their landlady as compensation after accusing her of bewitching their ailing daughter. Jabulani Ndlovu, 37, Similo Nd...
by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Man assaults uncle over witchcraft

13 August 2014 | 2316 Views
A MAN from Chenga village in Binga, who seriously assaulted his uncle with a stick accusing him of witchcraft, was slapped with an effective four-month jail term on Friday.Shupani Muleya (23)...
by Staff reporter

Witches & wizards issue warning to Boko Haram leader

19 July 2014 | 5611 Views
Witches and wizards in Nigeria have recently held an emergency meeting at Afuze, Edo State because they are worried about the socio-economic challenges facing the country.Making this revelatio...
by Staff reporter

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Hit and run along Fort and 6th - 10:51am (Sat 30th May)

by Concerned Citizen | 30 May 2015 | 858 Views

'Zanu-PF expulsions not kangaroo court decisions'

by Tichaona Zindoga | 30 May 2015 | 502 Views

Woman refuses to be divorced - A BULAWAYO woman yesterday pleaded with...

by Mashudu Netsianda | 30 May 2015 | 935 Views

Freezim Congress to win Kuwadzana by-election - Freezim congress repre...

by Kuwadzana Resident | 30 May 2015 | 546 Views

Police warn against by-elections violence - POLICE have warned would-b...

by Thubelihle Mabhena | 30 May 2015 | 372 Views

SDA world leader comes to Bulawayo

by Prosper Ndlovu | 30 May 2015 | 465 Views

Khaya Moyo dismisses factionalism conspiracy theories - ZANU-PF has ch...

by Staff reporter | 30 May 2015 | 344 Views

Married man demands used condom from ex - A MARRIED Dangamvura man bas...

by Staff reporter | 30 May 2015 | 695 Views

Teenage witch caught - A CREEPY looking suspected teenage witch was on...

by Staff reporter | 30 May 2015 | 682 Views

Avenging spirit troubles driver's family over 90s accident - A CHIMANI...

by Tendai Gukutikwa | 30 May 2015 | 465 Views

Esrom Nyandoro hangs boots? - After a season in which they finished se...

by Tiyani wa ka Mabasa - KickOff | 30 May 2015 | 682 Views

'I just want sexual favours' - A CHIKANGA woman has dragged her long-...

by Tendai Gukutikwa | 30 May 2015 | 727 Views

Hands off Matabeleland - Mthwakazi demo invite - MATABELELAND PEOPLE I...

by Matebeleland People In Diaspora | 30 May 2015 | 313 Views

Tsholotsho, Caps tie moved from White City to B/F - TOMORROW'S Castle ...

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo | 30 May 2015 | 326 Views

Mugabe, John Kerry witnesses Buhari's inauguration

by Nduduzo Tshuma | 30 May 2015 | 448 Views

Is Zimbabwe's most wanted 'dissident' Gwesela dead or alive? - The sum...

by Sydney Kawadza | 30 May 2015 | 1073 Views

Police summon Mangoma, 'love rival' - MDC Renewal Team treasurer-gener...

by Staff reporter | 30 May 2015 | 384 Views

Border jumpers kill charging crocodile

by Staff Reporter | 30 May 2015 | 720 Views

Young Warriors stranded in Harare - The Young Warriors were still stra...

by Staff reporter | 30 May 2015 | 405 Views

Sepp Blatter re-elected FIFA president - Zurich - Sepp Blatter won th...

by AFP - Reuters | 29 May 2015 | 2534 Views

Unsung hero of Zimbabwe's 'dissident era' speaks out - BULAWAYO - A v...

by Thabo Kunene | 29 May 2015 | 5571 Views

ORAP to host Chevrolet tornament - ORAP Zenzele and Autoworld Bulaway...

by Stephen Jakes | 29 May 2015 | 1278 Views

Dog breeding now source of income in Zimbabwe - Dogs have always been ...

by Erol Ersoy - Anadolu Agency | 29 May 2015 | 2896 Views

Evil destruction caused by Zimbabwe farm invasions of 1999 - Coleen th...

by Nomazulu Thata | 29 May 2015 | 2107 Views

Tsvangirai's secret engagement - They say in a country of blind people...

by Caitlin Kamba | 29 May 2015 | 4306 Views

Entertainment

ZiFM caught in royalties storm - THE Zimbabwe Music Rights Associati...

by Thobekile Zhou | 29 May 2015 | 1589 Views

Bev takes raunchy dance to UK - RAUNCHY pole dancer - Beverly Sibanda...

by Thobekile Zhou | 29 May 2015 | 2081 Views

Ex-Generations actress was once involved in an adulterous affair with ...

by Staff reporter | 26 May 2015 | 8246 Views

ZTV blackout looms - ZIMBABWE will likely miss the June 17 Internation...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2015 | 5363 Views

Bulawayo snubs Big Nuz - AFTER gathering strength to make the long tr...

by Kusile Madlela | 25 May 2015 | 5083 Views

Winky D face 10 year UK ban for fraud

by Staff Reporter | 24 May 2015 | 7352 Views
iBlog

Obviously, Windows Xp Has Nothing More To Offer

With no support from the manufacturer, windows xp no longer receives antivirus updates, which provoked an increase in the number of attacks on xp users. according to avast company, windows xp systems are attacked 6 times more often than the devices r... Read More
Sergey 12 June 2014 ago

Four In 10 Americans Face Regular Online Fraud Attacks

Microsoft offers four primary tips to help protect users from identity theft:• be selfish and defensive with personal information by not sharing sensitive details in emails, and instant and text messages• create, use and keep secret so-called “... Read More
SecNews 24 October 2014 ago