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Woman attacks mother-in-law with an axe over 'witchcraft'

15 April 2014 | 2970 Views
In an incident that left the court gallery shell shocked, an elderly Eskbank farm woman ran amok after attacking her mother- in- law with an axe after accusing her of witchcraft, a court heard on Mond...
by Staff reporter

Man lets hyena eat his penis to get rich

02 April 2014 | 5665 Views
A Malawi man lost his manhood and three toes to a hyena that attacked him as he carried out a witchdoctor’s instructions in a bush in Zambia.Chamangeni Zulu is reportedly admitted to Ch...
by Staff Reporter

Uncle killed over witchcraft

27 March 2014 | 2274 Views
A 29-YEAR-OLD Chivi man allegedly fatally struck his uncle with an axe and left his wife for dead following a dispute over witchcraft, police said. Masvingo police spokesperson Inspector Chari...
by Walter Mswazie

Accused 'witch' commits suicide

14 March 2014 | 2617 Views
BEING labelled a "witch" by her only son forced a Chipinge woman (57) to cut her life short on Sunday. The incident happened at Magezi homestead, Village 3 in Chief Musikavanhu's area of Chipinge....
by Brenda Saburi

Man fined for calling mother witch

07 March 2014 | 1303 Views
A 27-YEAR-OLD Victoria Falls man was fined $100 for accusing his blind mother of bewitching him and killing his late brother.Richard Mpofu of Chinotimba high-density suburb was convicted on ...
by Staff reporter

Wife's snake chases hubby around the bedroom

03 March 2014 | 7298 Views
An emotionally charged man has accused  his wife of witchcraft, narrating how her snakes chase him around their bedroom.Denford Mabvirakare on Friday told Harare Civil Court magistrat...
by Staff reporter

Witchcraft fear grips New Lobengula

19 February 2014 | 3907 Views
RESIDENTS of Bulawayo's New Lobengula suburb are now living in fear after a family last week woke up to find snakes and some paraphernalia assorted with witchcraft at its gate. Miriam Ndlovu w...
by Staff reporter

Witchcraft scare, woman to take the serpents to Beitbridge for rituals

17 February 2014 | 5551 Views
Miriam Ndlovu, the owner of the Lobengula house where two huge snakes were found on Friday, in what is suspected to be an act of witchcraft, says she wants to take the serpents to Beitbridge, he...
by Makhosi Sibanda

Witchcraft scare, dead snakes found at the gate - Pictures

15 February 2014 | 12271 Views
In a case of suspected witchcraft in New Lobengula, these snakes were found in the morning at someone's gate. They caused a stir, as people rushed to take a look at the slithering creatures....
by Staff reporter

18 convicted for destroying 'witch's' homestead

05 February 2014 | 1866 Views
Some 18 people from village 8 Guluji Gonarezhou resettlement Chiredzi have appeared before Chiredzi Magistrate Tayengwa Chibanda for malicious damage of property. The 18, Boyzen Mundau 40, Mos...
by Staff reporter

Woman accuses mistress of bewitching husband's manhood

31 January 2014 | 4929 Views
A 29-year-old woman from Tembisa, SA believes that her husband was bewitched by his mistress.She said that last October she came home and found another woman doing laundry in her house....
by Staff reporter

Telecel, ZimSwitch in mobile money service partnership

29 January 2014 | 1840 Views
ZIMBABWE banking institutions currently on the ZimSwitch platform have partnered Zimbabwe's second largest mobile phone operator, Telecel, in launching a mobile money service as Zimbabwe pushes for m...
by Business reporter

Witchcraft scare as strange creatures drop from ceiling

11 January 2014 | 4292 Views
RESIDENTS of Mutare's Dangamvura high-density suburb were last Thursday left shell-shocked after a pack of "mysterious mongooses" were exposed after dropping from a ceiling at a house in the Area 14 s...
by Staff Reporter

Seven family members in court after bashing relative over witchcraft

06 January 2014 | 2272 Views
SEVEN family members who beat up their relative whom they accused of practising witchcraft have appeared in court facing assault charges.The seven from Matipedza village under Chief Marange, S...
by Staff Reporter

Self-proclaimed witch-hunter causes a stir

05 January 2014 | 3920 Views
A self-proclaimed witch-hunter, Morius Mbofana, popularly known as Sekuru Maguranyanga has been causing stir in Chichera farm near Old Marlborough suburb claiming to be unearthing tools used for ...
by Staff Reporter

Steward Bank's ZimSwitch application hits a snag

19 December 2013 | 2755 Views
THE ugly fight between banks and Econet Zimbabwe, the country's largest telecoms company, has sucked in its subsidiary Steward Bank, amid revelations other banks have refused the bank entry onto the p...
by Staff reporter

Shebeen queen drags son to court over witchcraft, prostitution allegation

17 December 2013 | 2980 Views
A shebeen queen yesterday told a Harare magistrate that her son accuses her of witchcraft and prostitution.Angela Rukovo hauled her son Munyaradzi before the Harare Civil Court seeking a peace...
by Staff reporter

81-year-old killed over 'witchcraft'

17 December 2013 | 1883 Views
An 81-year-old Murehwa man was fatally assaulted by two fellow villagers on Saturday on allegations of practising witchcraft. Acting Mashonaland East Provincial police spokesperson Assistant I...
by Staff reporter

'Witches' in court showdown

26 November 2013 | 3305 Views
THIS was the shocking moment when two elderly women went toe-to-toe in a chief's court after trading accusations over witchcraft.Ms Maggie Moyo was hauled before Chief Mkoba's traditional co...
by Staff reporter

Family exhumes corpse over witchcraft

25 November 2013 | 2125 Views
A FAMILY from Tsholotsho exhumed the body of their late daughter in Mbembesi after consultations with traditionalists indicated that she had been bewitched.Busisiwe Ntshali (nee Moyo) was rebu...
by Staff reporter

Woman labelled a 'witch' during a church service, bashed

20 November 2013 | 2791 Views
A WOMAN labelled a "witch" during a church service suffered horrific head injuries after being attacked by a fellow congregant who accused her of bewitching his wife.Mrs Marry Nyoni (45) also ...
by Staff reporter

Brothers caged for assaulting sister over witchcraft allegations

19 November 2013 | 1639 Views
Two Chitungwiza brothers who seriously assaulted their well-to-do sister accusing her of being a witch and behind their suffering were last week each jailed for eight months in prison.Paurosi...
by Court Reporter

Man kills granny over witchcraft

31 October 2013 | 2088 Views
A MENTALLY–CHALLENGED Bindura convict Lawrence Musanjiko last week escaped the hangman's noose after Harare High Court judge Justice Joseph Musakwa retained a special verdict on him ...
by Court reporter

Thokozane Khuphe's hair used to fertilise cotton field

26 October 2013 | 2912 Views
A Gokwe woman reportedly went to bed with all her body parts intact including hair, but woke up the following day with a chiskop (bald head), B-Metro has reported.The married mother of thr...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' back to their hooking business

10 October 2013 | 4132 Views
The two women who were caught undressed claiming to be witches at a house in Budiriro, Harare and were arrested were back to their prostitution profession in Chihota communal lands.Elmet Mbe...
by Staff reporter

Harare prophet disowns 'witches'

09 October 2013 | 2570 Views
A PROPHET accused of conniving with two suspected witches who were found undressed at his house in Budiriro, Harare, has dissociated himself from the women, saying he never hired the pair as a publici...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' released on $200 bail each

07 October 2013 | 1745 Views
The two women who were caught undressed at a house in Budiriro suburb recently have been released from custody after paying $200 bail each.The infamous two women were released on bail by Mbar...
by Staff reporter

Woman dragged to court for rearing owls

07 October 2013 | 3442 Views
A Harare woman has dragged her neighbour to court for allegedly claiming that she has been rearing owls within her poultry project.Winnie Simbi told the court she could no longer stand her nei...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' case deferred

04 October 2013 | 1785 Views
The High Court has deferred to Tuesday the 8th of October the fresh bail application for the two women who were caught with items linked to witchcraft in Harare's Budiriro high density.The wom...
by Staff reporter

'Harare witches' claim to be 'actors' and not 'witches'

03 October 2013 | 3366 Views
The two suspected "witches" who were arrested in Budiriro last month and charged with practising witchcraft, have threatened to file defamatory damages against anyone who continued to label them witc...
by Staff reporter

Traditional chiefs ban witch-hunters

01 October 2013 | 2156 Views
TWELVE traditional leaders from Chikomba district in Mashonaland East have banned the operations of witch hunters popularly known as tsikamutanda in their area.The move came after a number of ...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' admit they were hired actresses

27 September 2013 | 3824 Views
The two women accused of engaging in practices associated with witchcraft yesterday revealed their true identity as Elmet Mbewe and Christine Nyamupandu from Landas Business Centre in Chihota when th...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' bail appeal dismissed

26 September 2013 | 2480 Views
The High Court has thrown out the bail appeal for the two suspected 'witches' who caused a stir in Harare's Budiriro suburb early this month.High Court judge Justice Joseph Musakwa said he cou...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' prophet charged

26 September 2013 | 4500 Views
THE "prophet" at whose house the two suspected witches were found undressed before being arrested two weeks ago, has been charged with "engaging in a practice associated with witchcraft", a charge ...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'Witches' bail application postponed

24 September 2013 | 2347 Views
THE bail application for the two suspected witches, who were arrested in Harare's Budiriro suburb early this month, is now set for tomorrow after the High Court yesterday deferred the matter due to th...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'flying witches' saga - Prophet nabbed

24 September 2013 | 3474 Views
POLICE in Harare are holding a self-styled prophet after two women were found undressed outside his house pretending to be witches who "crash-landed" while flying over a Harare suburb in WINNOWING B...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T's witch-hunt on rebels continues: Another mayor faces the axe

23 September 2013 | 2351 Views
EMBATTLED MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's supporters continued their witch-hunt of rebel elements recommending the dismissal of newly installed Gweru Mayor Clr Hamutendi Kombayi and 10 councillors...
by Staff Reporter

Harare witches exposed as hookers hired by publicity seeking prophet

21 September 2013 | 11808 Views
TWO women who were reportedly found undressed, sitting in winnowing baskets with an assortment of paraphernalia associated with witchcraft, including an owl, in the wee hours of the morning, are sai...
by Staff reporter

Harare witches files an urgent bail application

19 September 2013 | 6348 Views
THE two suspected witches who were arrested in Budiriro last week yesterday filed an urgent bail application at the High Court, in search for freedom.The two said they would not plead guilty ...
by Staff reporter

Harare 'witches' denied bail

18 September 2013 | 4185 Views
A HARARE magistrate yesterday turned down a bail application by the two suspected witches who were arrested in Budiriro high-density suburb, Harare, last week and are being charged with engaging in a...
by Staff reporter

'Crash-landed' undressed witches speak from behind bars, ask for 'prophet Makandiwa and Angel'

15 September 2013 | 7266 Views
Two Sunday Mail scribes, Itai Mazire and Edwin Mwase, reportedly visited Chikurubi Maximum Prison, chasing the story of two alleged 'flying' witches who "crash-lande...
by Staff Reporter

Witchcraft scare as $300 airtime money 'shrinks' to $26

14 September 2013 | 3399 Views
A Shurugwi Econet shop operator was left literally clutching thin air after selling mobile phone credit recharge cards worth $300 to three men before the money miraculously "shrank" to $26.One...
by Staff Reporter

Man 'fatally strikes' father over witchcraft

13 September 2013 | 1719 Views
A 28-year-old man from Bikita District in Masvingo allegedly fatally struck his 79-year-old father with a log accusing him of being a wizard.The incident confirmed by Masvingo provincial police spokes...
by Staff reporter

Duo caught 'flying' in basket, remanded in custody

12 September 2013 | 5083 Views
Two women from Nembudziya in Gokwe who were yesterday caught undressed in Glen View, Harare were remanded in custody after Mbare magistrate ordered that the pair undergo a medical examination....
by Staff reporter

Undressed women arrested in case of suspected witchcraft

11 September 2013 | 7425 Views
Two undressed women were arrested early toady while roaming outside a house in Budiriro suburb.Harare provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tadius Chibanda confirmed the bizarre incident....
by Staff reporter

Tsikamutandas wreak havoc

29 August 2013 | 2802 Views
Self-proclaimed witch-doctors commonly known as tsikamutandas are causing havoc in Chief Mudavanhu's area in Mberengwa where they are reportedly demanding livestock from villagers whom they accuse of...
by Staff reporter

Another suspected witch found undressed

27 August 2013 | 3499 Views
RESIDENTS of Mucheke in Masvingo were stunned when they woke up and found an undressed woman standing near a house in the high density suburb, in a suspected case of witchcraft.The incident wh...
by Staff reporter

'Witch-hunters' freed by police

25 August 2013 | 2139 Views
Witch-hunters in Mhundwa area in Seke Communal Lands, who have so far collected over 20 cattle from villagers, are back in business after they were picked up by the police for questioning a fortnight ...
by Staff reporter

Picture of a witch who was caught in Harare recently

24 August 2013 | 11813 Views
A witch recently caused a stir in Dzivarasekwa when she was found in her birthday suit. Sabina Rokuzhe...
by Staff reporter

Suspected undressed witch nabbed

18 August 2013 | 5240 Views
There was pandemonium in Harare's Dzivaresekwa suburb on Sunday morning after the discovery of an undressed woman whom residents suspected was a witch.People who reside at number 1353/3 Soko ...
by Staff reporter

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