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Two-time baby dumper tells court she is fed up of taking care of her children

A two-time baby dumper from Bulawayo, Jestina James, has again appeared before courts for dumping her little ones in a bush near Montrose suburb.The 22-year-old mother of two who according to ...Read more

Two-time baby dumper tells court she is fed up of taking care of her children

30 January 2015 | 1431 Views
A two-time baby dumper from Bulawayo, Jestina James, has again appeared before courts for dumping her little ones in a bush near Montrose suburb.The 22-year-old mother of two who according to ...

by Staff Reporter

Woman stabs hubby over WhatsApp message

30 January 2015 | 3270 Views
A 22-year-old Barbourfields woman was yesterday sentenced to one year which was wholly suspended for stabbing her husband using a screwdriver after she was caught sending a WhatsApp message to her...

by Thandeka Moyo

Bulawayo to go ahead with prepaid water meter installations

30 January 2015 | 1284 Views
BULAWAYO City Council is going ahead with the installation of prepaid water meters despite resistance from some residents and civil organisations.Last year, scores of residents, led by civ...

by Loveness Bepete

Judgment day for cheating wife killer

30 January 2015 | 2099 Views
A man assaulted his "adulterous" wife with a knobkerrie before axing her to death after catching her in bed with his brother-in-law, a High Court judge heard yesterday.Bulawayo High Court judg...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Man rapes niece, pretends to be possessed with monkey demon

30 January 2015 | 2187 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD man has claimed that he is possessed by evil spirits and pretended to be a monkey after he was caught raping his six-year-old niece.The man from Nkulumane suburb, who cannot be ...

by Staff reporter

City doctor violates court order, threatens ex-wife

29 January 2015 | 2366 Views
CITY medical practitioner Dr Nkonzo Ndebele was yesterday charged with contempt of court after he violated a protection order issued against him in 2013, barring him from abusing his ex-wife....

by Emily Mbewe

Gukurahundi commemoration group approaches court

29 January 2015 | 1446 Views
BULAWAYO-BASED civic organisation Ibhetshu Likazulu has approached the courts to compel the police to allow the group to hold a commemoration for victims of the Gukurahundi genocide.Police on ...

by Staff reporter

Hospital dumps waste in suburb

29 January 2015 | 1259 Views
RESIDENTS of Douglasdale in Bulawayo are up in arms against Throrngrove Referral Hospital, which they accuse of dumping health cards and used medical equipment in the suburb, posing a health hazard....

by Staff reporter

Suicide shocks residents

29 January 2015 | 2992 Views
MAGWEGWE NORTH residents woke up to a horrific sight after the body of a 19-year-old man was found hanging from a tree at his parent's home on Tuesday.Simbarashe Makumbe, who was expecting his...

by Staff reporter

Shock as couple finds underwear covered in muti

29 January 2015 | 5249 Views
In a suspected case of witchcraft, a couple from Makokoba in Bulawayo found their underwear laced with juju and a plastic bag with a concoction on the floor of their living room.Nqobile Mpofu...

by Danisa Masuku

3 days of horror for Nust female student

28 January 2015 | 8479 Views
OF all the passion stories considered to be harrowing, this one involving a final year female student at the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo and her lover should be among the...

by Gibson Mhaka

Juju court case takes a new twist

28 January 2015 | 2225 Views
THE shocking case of a Bulawayo businessman who sued his ex-lover demanding over $5 000 as compensation for the pain and suffering he endured as a result of the spells and love potions which he claime...

by Staff reporter

My life will never be the same again, says rape victim

28 January 2015 | 3252 Views
inhuman and traumatic!These are the words that sum up the horrendous experience a 38-year-old woman went through at the hands of a man who sexually abused her until she passed out after he amb...

by Primrose Ndlovu GORY

Cop escapes jail after stealing friend's certificates

28 January 2015 | 3528 Views
A POLICE officer stationed at Mzilikazi Police Station was lucky to escape jail sentence after being found guilty of stealing a friend's academic certificates. Melusi Ndlera was accused by fr...

by Sibhekisipho Fayayo

Mysterious snake coils, licks kids to survive

28 January 2015 | 6729 Views
SNAKES are dangerous species, but Tshabalala residents in Bulawayo have a rare and harmless visitor in the form of a python which has reportedly pulled a shocker as it only targets children on their w...

by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Teen hangs self at parents' house

28 January 2015 | 2878 Views
A FORMER Form Four pupil committed suicide allegedly by hanging at his parents' home in Magwegwe North over yet to be disclosed reasons. Simba Makumbe, 18, a former Form Four pupil at Sikhuli...

by Oswell Moyo

BCC warns ratepayers

28 January 2015 | 1802 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council has warned ratepayers with accounts overdue for more than three months to settle them immediately or risk losing their properties to debt collectors.Council senior pu...

by Staff Reporter

Residents keen on engaging VP Mphoko

27 January 2015 | 1445 Views
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko visited Bulawayo at the weekend where he assured residents that government is taking all the necessary measures to ensure that city dwellers have adequate water....

by Sithandekile Mhlanga

Refuse collection schedule released

27 January 2015 | 3901 Views
Bulawayo City Council has release its 2015 weekly and fortnightly refuse collection schedules with effect from 1 January 2015....

by Mafu Sithabile

Boy loses front teeth in school fight

27 January 2015 | 2478 Views
A FORM 3 pupil at Milton High School in Bulawayo lost four teeth after he was assaulted by a group of prefects at the school. The attack is now being investigated by the Ministry of Primary and S...

by Molline Gagare

Mphoko on a collision course with vendors

27 January 2015 | 2005 Views
Vice President Phelekezela set himself on a collision course with vendors after he said he did not understand why able-bodied people should engage in subsistence trading. While addressing...

by Staff reporter

'Bulawayo judges overworked'

27 January 2015 | 923 Views
THE five judges from the Bulawayo High Court are highly overworked as they are expected to handle matters from four provinces each year, judge Justice Lawrence Kamocha said while officially opening th...

by Staff reporter

Council installs tracking devices on vehicles

27 January 2015 | 1637 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council plans to install tracking devices on its vehicles to monitor their use, how long they are left idling or how council drivers apply brakes or accelerate.According to a...

by Staff reporter

Nust student found dead, suicide suspected

27 January 2015 | 3306 Views
A STUDENT at the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) was on Friday found dead at his lodgings in Bulawayo in what is suspected to be a suicide case.The fifth-year student, id...

by Staff reporter

Kombi flees police, overturns killing one

27 January 2015 | 5115 Views
ONE person died while 17 others were seriously injured when a commuter omnibus overturned after crashing into a pick-up truck at the intersection of Khami Road and Mpopoma Drive yesterday evening....

by Nokusa Masuku

'I didn't plot Mnangagwa's killing'

26 January 2015 | 8306 Views
Liberation war hero and former Zapu intelligence supremo, Dumiso Dabengwa has demanded a clear explanation and reminder from Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, over the latter's sensational claims...

by Staff reporter

Mphoko disowns gukurahundi

26 January 2015 | 3780 Views
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has denied persistent charges by his critics that he participated in the massacre of an estimates 20,000 innocent civilians in the early 1980s, mainly in Matebele...

by Staff reporter

UZ student makes suicide video, hangs

26 January 2015 | 7991 Views
A Third-year Electrical Engineering student at the University of Zimbabwe recorded on video how his estate should be distributed, demanded that his body be cremated and sent messages to his friends a...

by Oswell Moyo/Loveness Bepete

'Cops' rob 97-year-old

26 January 2015 | 3295 Views
Two Bulawayo bogus cops teamed up with two other men and allegedly robbed a 97-year-old man and a nurse of their property and cash all valued at $860.When the 97-year-old Moniwa Ndebele of Mz...

by Thubelihle Mabhena

Bosso bus expected in Bulawayo this week

26 January 2015 | 2810 Views
THE much-awaited Highlanders Football Club bus that was bought by the club through benefactor Tshinga Dube is expected in Bulawayo this week.The bus was bought for $40 000 with Dube chipping ...

by Staff reporter

SA based fugitive's reign of terror ends

26 January 2015 | 3452 Views
A Notorious robber who terrorised Bulawayo residents through murder, robbery and rape, appeared in court facing 10 counts of robbery and three counts of rape.Birthwell Sibanda, 22, of Old Pumu...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Callistus Ndlovu refuses to surrender Zanu-PF vehicles

26 January 2015 | 2634 Views
Deposed former Bulawayo Zanu-PF chairman Professor Callistus Ndlovu is allegedly refusing to hand over two party vehicles to the Christopher Dube-led executive.Reporting to Zanu-PF Political C...

by Patrick Chitumba

Teenagers in trouble over sex

26 January 2015 | 4870 Views
TWO Nkulumane teenagers landed themselves into trouble after they allegedly indulged in sexual activities before the age of 18.The two allegedly agreed to sleep together after they had attend...

by Staff reporter

Mphoko leads supporters mobilisation in Bulawayo

25 January 2015 | 2555 Views
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has implored the Bulawayo Zanu-PF leadership to leave no stone unturned as they work on increasing the support base of the partyVice President Mphoko visited...

by Staff reporter

Explosive Bosso AGM

25 January 2015 | 1760 Views
HIGHLANDERS Football Club members meet this morning at their clubhouse in North End in what is expected to be an explosive annual general meeting with the disqualification of Ernest "Maphepha" Sibanda...

by Sports Reporter

Residents blast BCC over football team

25 January 2015 | 1461 Views
WHILE the Bulawayo City Council is busy preparing the road to higher ground for its football team BCC Golden Stars, residents feel the City Fathers are chewing more than they can swallow as the team i...

by Sports Correspondent

Businesses desert Bulawayo's CBD

25 January 2015 | 2383 Views
A NUMBER of businesses once housed in buildings in Bulawayo's Central Business District have either closed or relocated to suburban locations because of increasing rentals and lack of business. A surv...

by Ngonidzashe Chiutsi

BCC in parking tender turmoil

25 January 2015 | 991 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council is reportedly set to meet to come up with the way forward after suffering a humiliating defeat in court following a protracted parking meter tender battle.The local a...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Man rapes 4 months pregnant woman

24 January 2015 | 4766 Views
A MAN from Mbundane suburb in Bulawayo allegedly raped a 23-year-old pregnant woman who turned down his love proposal. Edias Moyo, 34, dragged the four months pregnant woman - who was coming f...

by Nokusa Masuku

Bulawayo intensifies water disconnections

24 January 2015 | 2264 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council said it is disconnecting water supplies to defaulters with amounts exceeding $200 and those residents who have gone for two months or more without paying their bills. ...

by Pamela Shumba

Cop catches men stroking and m-sturbating in car

24 January 2015 | 7096 Views
TWO Bulawayo men were caught pants down while m-sturbating inside their parked car at a secluded place on Thursday around 3AM, a magistrate heard yesterday. Rodney Joseph, 36, of North End su...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Bulawayo told stop rumour-mongering

24 January 2015 | 1878 Views
ZANU-PF Political Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, yesterday castigated the Bulawayo provincial leadership for spending too much time on rumour-mongering and personal fights resulting in the party perfo...

by Patrick Chitumba

Zimbabwe blocks planned Gukurahundi genocide memorial event again

23 January 2015 | 4383 Views
Once again the police and the Zimbabwean government have blocked a planned Gukurakundi Genocide Memorial in Bulawayo's Stanley Hall, Matebeleland, organized by a famous Matebeleland human rights group...

by Thembani Mthembo Dube

Women demand stiffer penalties for sex predators

23 January 2015 | 2453 Views
Women in Zimbabwe have today, in Bulawayo, called for tougher penalties for sexual harassment of women.Their demands are coming after a highly publicized street attack and with police data sh...

by NAN

Bulawayo to honour 120 of its best

23 January 2015 | 2475 Views
The City of Bulawayo has received a total of 150 nominations for the 120 Iconic Bulawayo Citizens who will be documented as part of the celebrations for the city's 120th anniversary.Responding...

by Staff reporter

Teacher 'baptised' with urine as pupils watch

23 January 2015 | 5340 Views
AN enraged Bulawayo woman caused a stir when she allegedly stormed her ex-husband's workplace and humiliated him in front of his pupils and workmates by pouring urine all over him.Jillian Taf...

by Staff reporter

Woman loses front teeth in fight with daughter-in-law

23 January 2015 | 3503 Views
A thirty-eight-year-old woman from Bulawayo's Mzilikazi suburb allegedly went berserk and assaulted her mother-in-law with a brick on the forehead and mouth resulting in her losing her front teeth....

by Nkosizile Ndlovu

Sex crazy goblins on the prowl

23 January 2015 | 4320 Views
IMAGINE having a blissful moment with your wife and out of the blue, a creature appears and orders you to jump off the bed and sleep on the floor. Such is the tricky situation that re...

by Staff Reporter

Drama at city pub as prominent doctor goes berserk

23 January 2015 | 6421 Views
A Railway Avenue pub in Bulawayo CBD temporarily turned from being a leisure centre to a mini war zone on Saturday afternoon when a city doctor went berserk in a dispute over some properties in the ba...

by Staff Reporter

Mphoko to meet the people this weekend

23 January 2015 | 2438 Views
VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko will this weekend conduct a series of meetings in Bulawayo to interact with the people following his appointment to the top national job by President Mugabe last...

by Staff reporter

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