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'Opposition in denial over poll rout,' says Welshman Ncube

MDC leader Welshman Ncube has said the time has come for a new and credible agenda for change after the repeated failures by the opposition to topple President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF from power....Read more

'Opposition in denial over poll rout,' says Welshman Ncube

20 April 2014 | 2369 Views
MDC leader Welshman Ncube has said the time has come for a new and credible agenda for change after the repeated failures by the opposition to topple President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF from power....

by Staff reporter

Woman raped while having sex with lover in a car

20 April 2014 | 4691 Views
A 24-year-old woman from Selborne Park was on Independence Day raped by a man who broke into a car where she and her boyfriend were having sex in the early hours of the morning.According to In...

by Staff reporter

Stolen car found involved in accident

20 April 2014 | 1592 Views
A CITY man is counting his losses after his vehicle was stolen by suspected carjackers in the early hours of yesterday morning at a local night spot only to be found abandoned after being involved in ...

by Robin Muchetu

Woman locks hubby outside for 4 months, forces him to sleep in the car

20 April 2014 | 1591 Views
A BULAWAYO man on Monday almost broke down in court as he revealed that his wife has been locking him outside their house, forcing him to sleep in his car for the past four months.Festoone...

by Kay Kaseke

Violent clashes at MDC-T meeting

20 April 2014 | 1253 Views
THE beleaguered MDC-T was on Thursday thrown into further crisis when rival factions were involved in violent clashes during a Bulawayo provincial youth wing meeting, it has been learnt.The me...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Brother kill brother in fight over house

20 April 2014 | 1393 Views
TONGOONA is Shona for "we will just wait and see", while tragedy means an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress.But these are not just words for a Bulawayo family with sibli...

by Robin Muchetu

Australian tourist found dead in Zim hotel

20 April 2014 | 3860 Views
WORKERS at a leading Bulawayo hotel were last Thursday left shellshocked after a corpse of a 66-year-old Australian tourist was found in a room.Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Ny...

by Staff Reporter

Another MDC-T official suspended

19 April 2014 | 3964 Views
Information coming from MDC-T Bulawayo structures indicate that provincial youth chairperson Bekithemba Nyathi was today suspended for deriliction of duty and indiscipline.The Mpopoma legisla...

by Staff Reporter

Man finds teen gardener bedding his wife

19 April 2014 | 5770 Views
A Pumula man was arrested on Wednesday for assaulting his 19-year-old gardener Mncedisi Sibindi with an axe after catching him in bed with his wife.In a police stateme...

by Staff reporter

Heavy police deployment for ZITF

18 April 2014 | 2106 Views
Bulawayo police have increased their patrol officers ahead of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair next week.Bulawayo provincial spokesperson Inspector Mandlenkosi Moyo said the police wo...

by Staff Reporter

Boy (16) impregnates cousin

18 April 2014 | 3772 Views
A 16-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo boy and his cousin aged 13, who were involved in an incestuous relationship resulting in the birth of a baby, were on Wednesday convicted for having sex within a prohibited...

by Staff reporter

5 arrested over Emakhandeni murder

18 April 2014 | 2346 Views
POLICE in Bulawayo have arrested five suspects in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man at a party in Emakhandeni last weekend.Bulawayo provincial poli...

by Staff reporter

Welshman Ncube not bothered by resignations of senior members

18 April 2014 | 1195 Views
MDC leader Welshman Ncube, who emerged from a nine-month self-imposed hibernation on Wednesday, has said his party was not bothered by the spate of resignations by senior members insisting that ...

by Staff reporter

'Zimbabweans voted for a clueless party,' says Prof Ncube

18 April 2014 | 1427 Views
MDC president, Professor Welshman Ncube, said it is high time Zimbabweans took responsibility and admit they voted for a "clueless" Zanu-PF to run the country.So clueles...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

MDC-T official assaulted in Bulawayo

18 April 2014 | 1714 Views
Suspended MDC-T Bulawayo youth chairperson Bekithemba Nyathi was yesterday assaulted by intoxicated youths.He had been called to the provincial headquarters to answer charges of working with ...

by Ndou Paul

Mayor's $60,000 Mercedes-Benz ML tender cancelled

18 April 2014 | 1393 Views
BULAWAYO City Council has cancelled a tender to buy a $60,000 mayoral vehicle following an outcry by residents. Bulawayo municipality spokesperson Nesisa Mpofu yesterday confirmed that the ten...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Prison guards instruct inmate to steal while they stood guard

18 April 2014 | 1846 Views
THREE Khami Prison guards allegedly instructed an inmate to steal property worth $5,486 from the prison quartermasters' stores while they stood guard.Danmore Murima, Navison Masendeke and Phib...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Welshman Ncube courts MDC-T rebels

18 April 2014 | 2090 Views
MDC leader Professor Welshman Ncube has made strong overtures to join forces with the MDC-T renewal team whose members he said shared the same fundamental values with his party.The group which...

by Patrick Chitumba

Bulawayo bound Doves bus dumps mourners in Gweru

18 April 2014 | 2218 Views
A Bulawayo bound Doves Morgan Funeral Services bus dumped mourners in Gweru on Wednesday night allegedly because it was recalled to attend another funeral.Policy holder Muchenesi Mapeture said...

by Patrick Chitumba

Axed Zupco employees besiege offices

17 April 2014 | 1858 Views
More than 30 former southern region Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) employees who are yet to receive their retrenchment packages on Tuesday invaded the company's Bulawayo provincial offices...

by Staff reporter

'Not yet uhuru,' says Dabengwa

17 April 2014 | 1510 Views
ZIMBABWEANS have suffered years of poverty and oppression similar to the Ian Smith era as Zanu-PF has since independence in 1980 focused its energies on stifling opposition, Zapu president Dumiso Dab...

by Staff reporter

Spiked kombi owner, driver appear in court

17 April 2014 | 2164 Views
THE owner of a commuter omnibus that was allegedly spiked by police along Khami Road last month as its driver tried to evade a roadblock, appeared in court yesterday facing charges of  failing t...

by Plaxcedes Hove

New $60,000 Mercedes-Benz ML for the mayor?

17 April 2014 | 2208 Views
BULAWAYO City Council's decision to buy a new vehicle for Mayor Martin Moyo at a cost of $60,000 has infuriated ratepayers who argue that the proposed purchase is not a priority amid deteriorating se...

by Patrick Chitumba

Man (57) claims girl (6) gave him a blow job because she was his girlfriend

17 April 2014 | 3392 Views
A 57-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man yesterday left a court stunned when he claimed that a six-year-old girl gave him a blow job because she was his girlfriend.Ndola Gwebu, a father of three from Mzil...

by Angeline Mpofu

Soldier found dead after a furious row with wife

17 April 2014 | 3413 Views
A SOLDIER has been found dead after a furious row with his wife.Mathias Mlilo, 31, of Cowdray Park, was last seen on Saturday last week - but his decomposing body was only removed from his ren...

by Pamela Shumba/Angeline Mpofu

Man stabbed on the buttock

16 April 2014 | 3834 Views
A MAN from Douglasdale in Bulawayo who is employed at Bonzo mine in Hope Fountain who is accused of stabbing another mine worker on the buttock on Monday complained that police starved him for a ...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF determined to regain control of Bulawayo

16 April 2014 | 2596 Views
ZANU-PF is seemingly determined to regain control of Bulawayo, as illustrated by its participation in civil society meetings which it had previously shunned.Yesterday Za...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

I did not instruct war veterans to grab farms, says Dabengwa

16 April 2014 | 3248 Views
ZAPU leader, Dr Dumiso Dabengwa, has denied claims that he instructed war veterans to occupy land owned by white farmers during the fast track land reform programme while he was the Home Affairs ...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

I was not hiding - Welshman Ncube

16 April 2014 | 2674 Views
MDC leader Welshman Ncube says he has not been hiding but strategising in his rural home after his party's disastrous performance in last year's elections.Speaking at the Bulawayo Press C...

by Staff Reporter

Boy drugs, rapes schoolgirl

16 April 2014 | 3289 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD boy who allegedly drugged a 15-year-old girl before raping her during a party attended by schoolchildren in October 2013 appeared before Bulawayo Regional Court magistrate Mark Dzira yes...

by Staff reporter

Female rapist jailed

16 April 2014 | 4095 Views
A MARRIED mum-of-two who "raped" a Grade Two pupil after promising to give him a pencil and snot apples (uxakuxaku), was yesterday slapped with five years imprisonment.Gugulethu Ncube, 24, who...

by Angeline Mpofu

Motorist confronts traffic cop who spiked his car - Video

15 April 2014 | 2601 Views
Watch motorist who's car was spiked by #ZRP confront the Police officer and asks for his police force number. ...

by Staff Reporter

'I don't have red panties'

15 April 2014 | 6549 Views
A Bulawayo woman who is accused of sexually abusing a seven-year-old boy on Monday told the court that she did not have red underwear that the child claims she wore on the day she allegedly committed ...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF factions in ugly fight

15 April 2014 | 2651 Views
BULAWAYO Zanu-PF provincial secretary for administration, Elifasi Mashaba, was last Saturday accused by a party member of being a member of Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction.He...

by Staff reporter

'Tribalism eating away unity in Zanu-PF'

15 April 2014 | 2299 Views
Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson, Professor Callistus Ndlovu has singled out tribalism as a disease eating away unity in the party.Addressing a well-attended inter-district meeting at S...

by Patrick Chitumba

Wife stabber arrested

15 April 2014 | 2237 Views
A man from Pumula in Bulawayo who stabbed his estranged wife seven times and went into hiding has been arrested after a manhunt that started early this month.Vusumuzi Thusi appeared in court y...

by Filbert Ruwende

Generations actor claims Zimbabwe roots

15 April 2014 | 3504 Views
SOUTH African soapie star Khethiwe, real name Winnie Modise, who was in Bulawayo over the weekend, revealed that she might be a Zimbabwean judging from the fact that one of her totems is Mgabe....

by Bongani Ndlovu

Mangoma 'ally' faces axe as MDC-T purging continues

14 April 2014 | 3126 Views
THE MDC-T Bulawayo Youth Assembly has resolved to suspend its chairperson, Bekithemba Nyathi, who is accused of working in cahoots with expelled deputy treasurer general, Elton Mangoma, as purgi...

by Lesley Moyo

Woman left for dead at church as congregants go berserk

14 April 2014 | 6183 Views
MEMBERS of the Johane Masowe Sinai Church near NOCZIM garage in Bulawayo along Luveve road recently reportedly left a congregant for dead after she sang as song other members did not like....

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo dams - Statistics

14 April 2014 | 4003 Views
Bulawayo City Council has started pumping water from the Nyamandlovu Aquifer although its currently still at a low note.The total volume of Bulawayo's water supplies as of Monday, 14 Apr...

by Staff reporter

Veteran ZBC producer commits suicide

14 April 2014 | 11359 Views
Veteran Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) producer Gertrude Mugarisanwa committed suicide at her Montrose House in Bulawayo yesterday.Mugarisanwa who was based at ZBC Motrose Studio...

by Staff Reporter

7th murder rocks Bulawayo

14 April 2014 | 4651 Views
A 25-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man died yesterday after he was allegedly stabbed at a party in Emakhandeni suburb on Saturday night.Ayibongwe Ncube died at his aunt's home near Maunga shopping centre ...

by Staff reporter

Maintenance summons, policeman flees home

14 April 2014 | 2307 Views
A POLICE officer fled his matrimonial home after his second wife claimed maintenance for the upkeep of their two children.Murwira Mdzikwa of Ross Camp on Friday appeared before a Bulawayo mag...

by Plaxcedes Hove

Woman bashes hubby every day

14 April 2014 | 3371 Views
A BULAWAYO man last week stunned a court when he refused to pay maintenance for his children claiming that he fled the matrimonial home as his wife bashed him every day.Justice Rupanga from M...

by Court Reporter

Cops' continued use of spikes angers kombi operator

14 April 2014 | 2394 Views
A BULAWAYO commuter omnibus operator Sikhathazile Dhlodhlo has castigated the police for their continued use of the tyre-shredding spikes at the expense of human lives and property.At a tim...

by Patrick Chitumba

'Rogue cops' demand bribes from motorists

14 April 2014 | 2080 Views
FOUR bogus policemen have been arrested for allegedly masquerading as uniformed traffic police and demanding bribes from motorists they stopped at several Bulawayo intersections.Farai Mukute,...

by Thandeka Moyo

Maid gives birth, bury foetus under a tree, sent to rehabilitation

13 April 2014 | 3163 Views
A 15-year- old housemaid from Bulawayo's Gwabalanda suburb allegedly gave birth, tied the foetus in a plastic bag before burying it under a guava tree within the yard, a Bulawayo magistrate heard...

by Tendayi Madhomu

Prison officer demoted for having affair with ex-convict

13 April 2014 | 4021 Views
A ZIMBABWE Prison  Services (ZPS) official who has been with the ZPS for 24 years has been demoted for having a romantic affair with an ex-convict. The 46-year-old Sithembile Masuku who b...

by Thulani Ndlovu

Another Israeli national deported from Zimbabwe

13 April 2014 | 1157 Views
ANOTHER Israeli national, believed to be one of the millionaire rabbi Eliezer Berland's students was on Friday deported by immigration officials for breaching his visa conditions, it has been establis...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Guta RaMwari faction wins court case

13 April 2014 | 1770 Views
THE breakaway faction of the fragmented Guta Ra Mwari church, led by its International Council chairman Evangelist Joseph Bongo Malinga which opened a new base in Bulawayo's Tshabalala suburb last yea...

by Thulani Ndlovu

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