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Tshinga Dube gives Chronicle 3 stockings as thank you

Newly elected Makokoba Member of Parliament Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube sent a thank you message to the state controlled Chronicle for assisting him win the polls. with the appreciation message, Tsh...Read more

Tshinga Dube gives Chronicle 3 stockings as thank you

30 June 2015 | 2068 Views
Newly elected Makokoba Member of Parliament Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube sent a thank you message to the state controlled Chronicle for assisting him win the polls. with the appreciation message, Tsh...

by Thobekile Zhou

Mugabe appoints Qhubani Moyo as ZEC commissioner

30 June 2015 | 6750 Views
President Robert Mugabe has made a shock appointment to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission by roping in former MDC official Qhubani Moyo as a commissioner.The appointment is with immediate effe...

by Thobekile Zhou

Teen steals 2 bikes from police camp

30 June 2015 | 2341 Views
A daring Mpopoma High School pupil allegedly "invaded" Mabutweni police camp in Bulawayo and stole two bicycles and broke them with the help of his two brothers for parts which they used to fix their ...

by Emily Mbewe

Cowdray Park residents attack Tomana over girl child remarks

30 June 2015 | 1511 Views
Cowdray Park's  Garikai / Hlalani Kuhle residents have expressed concern over Prosecuter-General Johannes Tomana's remarks that 12 year old girls can consent to sex saying this is leading to ...

by Stephen Jakes

Help find missing pupils

30 June 2015 | 2363 Views
POLICE in Bulawayo are searching for three missing children Nontobeko Yolanda Nkomo, 10, of Nkulumane 12, Alington Shereni, 15, and Cyril Ndlovu, 15, both of Emganwini.Bulawayo police spokes...

by Staff Reporter

Bosso vs Dembare - match official suspended

30 June 2015 | 6446 Views
One of the match officials who denied Highlanders a legitimate goal in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Rufaro on Sunday has been suspended.Bongani Gadzikwa was suspended following his p...

by Staff reporter

Watch: Evidence that Bosso was robbed against Dembare

28 June 2015 | 9843 Views
Poor showing by one Zimbabwean referee and his linesman was evident at Rufaro today when they conspired to deny Highlanders a genuine goal. Controversial referee Norman Matemera who at some ...

by Moyo Roy

10 boys sodomised at police camp

28 June 2015 | 3705 Views
TEN boys from Western Commonage Police Camp aged between six and nine years were allegedly sodomised by a 12-year-old boy who stays in the same compound and his friends whose identities are unknown, t...

by staff reporter

Mysterious mubobobo events haunt Nkulumane residents

27 June 2015 | 7407 Views
Residents in Nkulumane's high density suburb in Bulawayo are living in constant fear following a string of mysterious events which include throwing of stones at some houses by unseen forces believed ...

by Staff reporter

Woman dragged to court for killing neighbours' 'nuisance' dogs

27 June 2015 | 5015 Views
A BULAWAYO prosecutor has accused a resident who poisoned her neighbours' nine dogs of deliberately killing the canines because she regarded them as a "nuisance".Kudakwashe Jaravaza said R...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo church burnt down

27 June 2015 | 6367 Views
A CHURCH in the city was extensively damaged in a suspected arson attack that is now being investigated by police.Property including musical instruments, chairs, tables, travel and identificat...

by Bulisile Mguni and Shamiso Dzingire

Old man commits suicide over 36-year ailment

27 June 2015 | 5243 Views
A Bulawayo grandpa, 76, committed suicide by hanging in Pumula North following a misunderstanding with his wife over an ailment that had troubled him for 36 years.No one had suspected that Pat...

by Emily Mbewe and Lethokuhle Moyo

Chiyangwa blamed for demise of Bulawayo industries

26 June 2015 | 5060 Views
Former Education Minister David Coltart has accused flamboyant businessman Philip Chiyangwa of enriching himself at the expense of Zimbabwe's working class.In a recent interview with The Zimba...

by Staff reporter

MDC-T MP accuse fellow party member of plotting to kill him

26 June 2015 | 5631 Views
AN MDC-T official in Magwegwe constituency has applied for a peace order against the party's area legislator Anele Ndebele whom he accused of hiring thugs to beat up rival party members.Do...

by Staff reporter

Sizinda resident up for kidnapping city vendor's child

26 June 2015 | 5015 Views
A woman from Sizinda suburbs in Bulawayo is in trouble are she allegedly kidnapping a six months old child of a city vendor.Michelle Marole (32) was not asked to plead to kidnapping the si...

by Stephen Jakes

'Prophet' to pay $120 per month maintenance

24 June 2015 | 5355 Views
A PREACHER who makes US$200 every week from "prophesying" has been dragged to court by his wife, who accuses him of neglecting their two children.Trust Ncube, of Pumula South, described in cou...

by Noleen Makhurane

Mahachi denies wife assault over malayitsha affair

24 June 2015 | 5282 Views
MAMELODI Sundowns FC midfielder Kudakwashe Mahachi allegedly bashed his wife while demanding answers over her alleged affair with a cross border transporter.Mahachi, of Cowdray Park, was yeste...

by Emily Mbewe

Sex cheat athlete killer jailed

24 June 2015 | 5289 Views
KELVIN Sibanda, who killed his sex cheat athlete half-brother, Samukeliso Sithole during a fight over a wardrobe last year, was yesterday sentenced to three years in prison.Sibanda, 23, of Siz...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Bulawayo youths in $5 'sex races'

23 June 2015 | 10671 Views
BULAWAYO youths, mostly boys are betting $5 in 'sex' races to gauge who manages to sleep with the highest numbers of girls in 'x-rated' house parties.The parties known as Vuzum are done mostly...

by Thobekile Zhou

'Don't call by our trade name,' says Bulawayo prostitutes

23 June 2015 | 6950 Views
SEX workers in Bulawayo have demanded respect and urged the public to refrain from calling them "hookers" as they are human beings too.Speaking at a workshop organised by Sex Rights Centre (SR...

by Staff reporter

Anti-Mugabe song takes Bulawayo kombis by storm

23 June 2015 | 16798 Views
AN Acappella group, Imbube, has released a controversial song describing President Robert Mugabe as "an unrepentant liar" and blaming him for the current socio-economic crisis in the country.A...

by Staff reporter

Pumula man in trouble for possessing gold worth $150

23 June 2015 | 2815 Views
A MAN  from Pumula South in Bulawayo is in trouble after he was found with 4,27 grams toasted gold worthy $149,51.Dumisani Masango was not asked to plead to the violation of gold trad...

by Stephen Jakes

Car dealers accused of fleecing unsuspecting client

23 June 2015 | 4770 Views
Some car dealers in Bulawayo are accused of fleecing unsuspecting clients with some of them having collected 50% payment for the vehicle and disappeared without handing the vehicles to the buyers....

by Stephen Jakes

Three prostitutes drag Chihuri, Mohadi to court

23 June 2015 | 4684 Views
THREE suspected Bulawayo prostitutes have dragged Minister of Home Affairs Kembo Mohadi and the police to court for violating their constitutional rights and unlawful detention.Lindiwe Moyo, ...

by Staff Reporter

Vendors oppose the proposed $23 per day levy

22 June 2015 | 7209 Views
BUPTA, NAVUZ, ZICHIEA, ZIMCODD, ZISO and other vendors and informal trader groups today met with the officials from the Bulawayo City Council. The council was represented by the Mayor, his deputy and...

by Zimbabwe Informal Sector Organization

Charles Sibanda survive car accident

22 June 2015 | 8285 Views
Charles Sibanda survive car accidentFormer soccer star of the year - Charles Sibanda survived a car crush on Sunday and is currently hospitalised at Mpilo Central Hospital.Information ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Senior Bulawayo cop charged with abuse of office

22 June 2015 | 6998 Views
A senior Bulawayo police officer who allegedly forged signatures and force numbers of his colleagues to clear a convict performing community service duties has since been put on his defence and furthe...

by Stephen Jakes

Police close major Bulawayo church, turns away congregants

22 June 2015 | 7633 Views
POLICE have closed the Apostolic Faith Mission of Africa (AFMA) church in Bulawayo's Lobengula Extension suburb and turned away congregants that came for prayers yesterday in a development lawyers fro...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabweans in SA court over R24m gold and copper heist

21 June 2015 | 5609 Views
FOUR people were arrested in Bulawayo last month, in connection with a R24 million gold and copper heist which made headlines in South Africa after police from that country seized a vehicle containing...

by Peter Matika

Bulawayo primary school embarks on an ambitious project

21 June 2015 | 4457 Views
IN a first for Bulawayo, a primary school, Mawaba, located in the high-density suburb of Lobengula West has embarked on an ambitious project to construct a double-storey lecture theatre block and mult...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Drunk woman bashes sick hubby, children

21 June 2015 | 5085 Views
A BULAWAYO woman last week came home drunk and bashed her sick husband and children before hiding their food in order to make them starve. Greater Chitengu (43), of Entumbane suburb, is alleged to alw...

by Dumani Moyo

Mahewu looted while truck driver is stuck after an accident

21 June 2015 | 5300 Views
While a Bravo Transport driver was battling to come out of the wreckage of a haulage truck after being involved in an accident yesterday morning, passersby were busy looting mahewu, a traditional beve...

by Robin Muchetu

Maid steals and wears boss police uniform in town

21 June 2015 | 5200 Views
A mischievous 18-year-old Bulawayo maid stole her boss's police uniform and wore it to town, claiming she was on patrol.Mary Sibanda of Mzilikazi was arrested by a member of the Zimbabwe Repub...

by Staff Reporter

Tshinga Dube to throw election victory bash

20 June 2015 | 3040 Views
Makokoba Member of Parliament Tshinga Dube is set to throw a lavish bash next Saturday where 10 beasts will be slaughtered to celebrate his recent electoral victory.Vice-President Phelekez...

by Staff reporter

Man kicks out wife after maintenance hearing

20 June 2015 | 4357 Views
A BULAWAYO police officer allegedly kicked his wife out of their matrimonial home soon after their hearing at the Maintenance Court. Lastin Jack of Ross Camp was dragged by his wife, Chipo Mas...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Bosso's Tarumbwa defaults on maintenance

20 June 2015 | 3761 Views
HIGHLANDERS Football Club striker - Obadiah Tarumbwa's daughter is reportedly not going to school as he has defaulted in paying maintenance for her. Court records show that Tarumbwa has failed...

by Noleen Makhurane

Gift Lunga battles to pay $100 maintenance

19 June 2015 | 6089 Views
Former Highlanders player Gift Lunga (JNR) has been dragged to court struggling to pay $100 per month maintenance.He has been defaulting on paying maintenance for six months.Lunga now ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Man sends indecent photos of married girlfriend to her hubby

19 June 2015 | 6682 Views
A Bulawayo woman connived with her married lover to take pictures of her with no clothes on before sending them to her husband as part of a cheeky plan to end her six year marriage.The move ha...

by Staff Reporter

Policeman steals anti-riot gear, bullet proof vests

18 June 2015 | 5391 Views
A POLICE officer stole bullet proof vests and material to make riot gear and stashed the loot at a colleague's place at another police station, a court has heard. Tawanda Mahenyeri, 46, allege...

by Shamiso Dzingire

Man beds daughter, claims it's family culture

18 June 2015 | 8992 Views
A BULAWAYO man allegedly raped his daughter, 15, and told her it was his family's cultural practice for a father to sleep with his first born child. The man, 36, who cannot be named for ethic...

by Emily Mbewe

Bulawayo now Zim church hub - MP Ndebele

17 June 2015 | 5286 Views
A Bulawayo parliamentarian - Anele Ndebele of MDC-T has bemoaned the fast conversion of the city from an industrial hub to a church town.Speaking in parliament on Tuesday, Ndebele questioned ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Zim Asset producing potholes in Magwegwe - MP Ndebele

17 June 2015 | 5522 Views
MAGWEGWE legislator Anele Ndebele has said his constituency is now fed up with the non-implementation of ZimAsset saying the only visible signs of its progress are potholes and continued collapse of ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Man divorces wife for abusing stepson

17 June 2015 | 6275 Views
A BULAWAYO man has ended his marriage of 12 years after accusing his wife of abusing a six-year-old boy that he sired with another woman. Nkosiyazi Dube of Old Lobengula suburb, who was seeking dissol...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Women accuse local man of using bluetooth sex on them

17 June 2015 | 7641 Views
Some women in Nkulumane 5 have accused a local man whom they did not mention by name of sexually abusing them at night using bluetooth sex, popularly known as Mubobobo.This emerged at a m...

by Stevenson Jackson

Ingutsheni Hospital gets UK donation

17 June 2015 | 4205 Views
WELL-WISHERS based in the United Kingdom have donated food and equipment to Ingutsheni Central Hospital in Bulawayo. The donation comes barely a month after Health and Child Care Minister Dav...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe is a Mafia ruler

16 June 2015 | 5763 Views
President Robert Mugabe is running the country like a Mafia state and should step down,  MDC- T Bulawayo youth assembly has said.The youth wing said Mugabe is administering the country w...

by Thobekile Zhou

Bosso star in road accident, car rolls several times

16 June 2015 | 5159 Views
HIGHLANDERS star midfielder Mthulisi Maphosa cheated death on Saturday night when his car burst a front tyre and rolled several times in Cowdray Park, Bulawayo.The accident happened on a sharp...

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Paul Themba Nyathi quits MDC

16 June 2015 | 6836 Views
MDC leader Professor Welshman Ncube has been forced into a reshuffle of his top team after Paul Themba Nyathi became the latest senior official to quit his position as treasurer.Nyathi last ni...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Church leadership war turns bloody

16 June 2015 | 7899 Views
POLICE last night fought running battles with congregants at the Apostolic Faith Mission of Africa (AFMA) in Lobengula Extension as a battle for the leadership of the church turned bloody.A se...

by Whinsley Masara and Thandeka Moyo

Magistrate expelled for skipping court to drink beer in his office

16 June 2015 | 5586 Views
BULAWAYO magistrate Singandu Jele has been axed from his job by the Judicial Services Commission after he was found guilty of misconduct for skipping court to drink beer in his office.Jele, wh...

by Staff reporter

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