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Woman 'marries' daughters to goblin

A Gokwe woman is set to appear before a traditional court after her two daughters accused her of "marrying" them off to a goblin.Devastated by failing to secure marriage, the two women reporte...Read more

Woman 'marries' daughters to goblin

02 September 2014 | 2932 Views
A Gokwe woman is set to appear before a traditional court after her two daughters accused her of "marrying" them off to a goblin.Devastated by failing to secure marriage, the two women reporte...

by Staff reporter

Stingy beer buddy receives thorough hiding

02 September 2014 | 1680 Views
A beer drinking spree by three imbibers ended on a bad note when the refusal by one of them to buy a round resulted in him receiving a thorough hiding from his colleagues. Thirty-two-year-old ...

by Michael Magoronga

Businessman rapes employee

02 September 2014 | 3576 Views
A GWANDA businessman, who is also a prophet popularly known as "Maketane", allegedly raped one of his female employees in the presence of a workmate whom he ordered to face the other way, a court has...

by Marvelous Moyo

Mugabe's aide hits back

02 September 2014 | 3962 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's aide Ray Ndhlukula is resisting eviction from Centenary Farm in Figtree, Matabeleland South, arguing that the Zanu PF leader personally gave him the farm.Ndhlukula, ...

by Staff Reporter

16 escape death as beerhall collapses on them

02 September 2014 | 2366 Views
ABOUT 16 patrons were lucky to escape death when an asbestos shed they were sitting under collapsed on them at the council owned-Chinotimba beer hall in Victoria Falls on Sunday morning.One vi...

by Staff Reporter

Avenging spirit kills 20 family members in 2 years

01 September 2014 | 5475 Views
A couple in Inyathi, Matabeleland North, is living in fear after mysterious deaths of their children and grandchildren.Weird as it may sound, Bongani Nxumalo and Gogo MaDube are living in fea...

by Danisa Masuku

Sister attempts to bed brother

01 September 2014 | 6203 Views
THE venerated Christian prayer "Our Father" says "Lead us not into temptation but deliver us fromHowever, this was not the case for a Victoria Falls woman as she proved she could lead herself ...

by Chido Macherenje

Brutal attack over missing foreskins

01 September 2014 | 3816 Views
AN action-packed drama reportedly punctuated a traditional male circumcision ceremony in Matanjeni Village, Mbembesi area, Matabeleland North Province when a man allegedly brutally attacked another fo...

by Staff reporter

Man displays 'girlfriend's' picture in matrimonial bedroom

01 September 2014 | 4484 Views
A MADLY in love Gokwe man reportedly went against all odds and displayed his alleged girlfriend's picture in his matrimonial bedroom.It is said Takavarasha Muzizi failed to control his love fo...

by Staff reporter

Meet the new Miss Gweru

01 September 2014 | 2113 Views
ON 26 July the new queen of Gweru was crowned. This was after she successfully beat other 14 contestants in a pageant that was held in Cathedral hall in Gweru.The winner was none other than ...

by Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Stillborn baby goes missing from hospital

01 September 2014 | 1949 Views
A STILLBORN baby reportedly went missing last Friday at Mpilo Hospital, a family has said. The family claimed that a thorough search was conducted but the corpse could not be located prompting them to...

by Danisa Masuku

Uncle rapes pregnant new bride

01 September 2014 | 4039 Views
INSTEAD of ensuring her niece's safety, a 17-year-old girl's aunt turned her back on her and left her in the hands of a rapist.The girl (name withheld), had decided to abandon her family and j...

by Michael Magoronga

John Nkomo's ex-bodyguard convicted of attempted murder

01 September 2014 | 1467 Views
A FORMER bodyguard to late vice-president John Nkomo, Retired Colonel Eddie Sigoge, was last week convicted of attempted murder.Sigoge, 61, of Lobengula West in Bulawayo, had pleaded not guilt...

by Staff Reporter

Juvenile to receive 2 strokes for having sex with a Form 1 pupil

31 August 2014 | 2323 Views
A 17-year-old juvenile from Lusulu in Binga is set to receive two strokes after he was found guilty of having sex with a 15-year-old Form One pupil and impregnating her.The court heard tha...

by Staff reporter

Man, 31, admits loving a grade 7 pupil, escape jail sentence

31 August 2014 | 1831 Views
A BINGA magistrate has bemoaned the increase in sexual offences in the district, arguing that more needs to be done to protect the girl child and deter sex predators by imposing heavy sentences....

by Fairness Moyana

Juvenile bashes stepmum for 'selling out'

31 August 2014 | 1621 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD juvenile from Lusulu in Binga will rue the day he assaulted his 42-year-old stepmother whom he accused of telling his father that he had not spent the night at home.The juvenile'...

by Fairness Moyana

Helicopter crash-lands in Victoria Falls

31 August 2014 | 2292 Views
SIX Americans cheated death yesterday after a helicopter that was supposed to fly them above the Victoria Falls had a false start and crash-landed barely thirty metres from where it had taken off....

by Staff reporter

Woman drags alcoholic lover to court

31 August 2014 | 1198 Views
A PLUMTREE woman has dragged her ex-lover to court over maintenance of their one-year-old child after claiming that he was squandering all his money on beer.Priviledge Nkomo told the cou...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Zanu-PF MP assault case postponed

31 August 2014 | 691 Views
ZANU-PF Member of Parliament for Kwekwe Central, Masango Matambanadzo was on Monday summoned by the courts for allegedly assaulting his Gokwe-Kana counterpart, Owen “Mudha" Ncube, at Amaveni Shoppin...

by Staff reporter

Headmaster throws self in front of bus while running away from wife

31 August 2014 | 2728 Views
A 46-YEAR-OLD school headmaster from Gweru committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a moving bus while running away from his wife, following a misunderstanding over his transfer to a new scho...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Man loses tooth in fight over dirty pots

30 August 2014 | 1933 Views
A FIGTREE man has been sentenced to six months in jail for scalding and beating up his young brother for cooking food in dirty pots.Abednico Ndebele, 21, suffered minor burns on the mouth and ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Varsity student kidnaps, rapes girl, 3

30 August 2014 | 2252 Views
A MIDLANDS State University student allegedly kidnapped a three-year-old girl from her parents' house in Gweru's Senga suburb and later raped her, a court heard yesterday.Prosper Muchineripi, ...

by Timothy Makohliso

Zanu-PF VP fight and the Unity Accord

30 August 2014 | 1529 Views
TRUE unity between the liberation movements - Zanu and PF-Zapu - remains an elusive goal for as long as demands to reserve posts in the united Zanu-PF remain, according to leading political figures an...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Tourists in grisly find

30 August 2014 | 2204 Views
THE skeletal remains of a Bulawayo man who went missing four years ago have been found in a cave by tourists visiting the Matopos National Park.The group rushed to inform police of their grisl...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Grade 6 pupil stabs schoolmate over girlfriend

30 August 2014 | 2149 Views
'A GRADE 6 pupil at Makuzeze Primary School in Mangwe District stabbed his school mate with an  Okapi knife on the arm following a dispute over a 12-year-old girl.Mbongiseni Tshuma, 13, intervene...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Tribal tensions in Matebeleland as land row widens

29 August 2014 | 3602 Views
The people of Matebeleland region have been angered by the ongoing ethnic land invasions that authorities are battling deal with and demand that they should be corrected quickly. Finding themselves in...

by Staff reporter

'Prophet' tells family to undress, steal their money

29 August 2014 | 3008 Views
A MAZVIHWA family in Zvishavane district was duped by a self-styled prophet who told them to undress and bathe while he stole their money after they had sought spiritual cleansing from him.Pa...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF invaders thrown out of Dabengwa's farm by police

29 August 2014 | 3109 Views
ABOUT 150 Zanu-PF supporters that invaded Denver Farm in Nyamandlovu last week were yesterday evicted by the police.According to Ndodana Sibanda, son of the farm owner Majele Sibanda, the inva...

by Staff reporter

Fugitive 'traffic' cop surrenders

29 August 2014 | 2174 Views
A police assistant inspector who has been on the run for two weeks after allegedly spearheading the mounting of illegal roadblocks in Tsholotsho has surrendered himself to the police.Assistant Inspect...

by Leonard Ncube

Jilted man demands $3,000 for failed love

29 August 2014 | 2636 Views
A jilted man allegedly demanded $3,000 as compensation for a failed relationship, claiming his ex-girlfriend used him for the past seven years, a court heard.Billy Sibanda, 38, appeared in co...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Supermarkets fined for selling expired goods

29 August 2014 | 2488 Views
TWO major supermarkets situated in Plumtree's Central Bank District (CBD) have been fined for selling expired dairy products.Plumtree Bakery Supermarket and Lucky 7 Supermarket were each charg...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Revival of dying San language suffers blow

28 August 2014 | 1942 Views
THE revival of San language and culture has suffered yet another huge blow following the death of Mofatt Banini Moyo who was one of the native speakers of Tshwao language in Tsholotsho.Moy...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Man pleads guilty for raping unconscious church mate

28 August 2014 | 2867 Views
A man in Binga Zimbabwe clearly did not read the 'thou shalt not commit adultery' commandment when he raped a fellow church member on her way back.The court heard last week that Encovk Mu...

by Staff reporter

Bogus roadblock cops granted bail

28 August 2014 | 1056 Views
THREE police officers from Tsholotsho who allegedly mounted a series of illegal roadblocks after stealing a traffic offences ticket book were yesterday each granted $200 bail. Assistant I...

by Staff reporter

Jabulani Sibanda backs SK Moyo for VP

28 August 2014 | 1334 Views
War vetetans leader Jabulani Sibanda has endorsed Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo for the vacant Zanu PF vice presidency.Speaking at a meeting in Gwanda today, Sibanda castigate...

by Staff Reporter

Mat'land South leaders appeal for registry office

27 August 2014 | 1592 Views
TRADITIONAL leaders in Umzingwane district are appealing to the Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede to set up an office in the area to ease the burden on villagers who have to travel long distances to ac...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

'Mugabe must come clean on the Gukurahundi massacres'

27 August 2014 | 2625 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe must come clean on the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres and apologise unreservedly to the victims, an opposition leader has said.Marcellina Chikasha, who is the president of...

by Staff Reporter

Prostitute bashed by unhappy client

27 August 2014 | 4727 Views
A SUSPECTED prostitute in the makorokoza (illegal panners)-infested Mberengwa Office 1 area lost the sight in her right eye after being severely bashed by a client for allegedly failing to satisf...

by Staff reporter

Naison Ndlovu reconsiders VP stance

27 August 2014 | 1191 Views
ZANU-PF politburo member Naison Khutshwekhaya Ndlovu could be rethinking his decision not to enter the race for the party's second vice presidency, despite initially declaring that he was no longe...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Lets join hands and help 7-month-old Russel

27 August 2014 | 2088 Views
Bulawayo24 together with Makokoba Healthcare Initiative (MHCI) have setup a Facebook group, ...

by Moyo Roy

Man gets protection order against abusive wife

26 August 2014 | 1798 Views
A GWANDA man was yesterday granted a protection order against his abusive wife who forced him out of their home after allegedly threatening, assaulting and insulting him.Lovemore Darawanda, 28...

by Marvelous Moyo

Fake roadblock - 3 cops held, senior cop on the run

26 August 2014 | 3802 Views
A SENIOR police officer is on the run while three of his colleagues have been arrested for mounting a series of illegal roadblocks after stealing a traffic offences ticket book, a court heard....

by Leonard Ncube

Man sodomised for 19 years, now HIV+

26 August 2014 | 1790 Views
A MAN from Victoria Falls has claimed a former touring company boat captain sodomised him for 19 years and infected him with HIV.Bruce Kazembe, 31, claims former United Touring Company (UTC) b...

by Leonard Ncube

Kembo Mohadi's daughter weds

26 August 2014 | 2834 Views
A call has been made for Zimbabweans to protect the marriage institution which is the bedrock of a stable society that can create a stable environment for development.The call was made at the ...

by Staff reporter

Woman goes crazy, axes niece (6) twice

26 August 2014 | 3070 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD woman reportedly went haywire and axed her niece aged six to death before getting back to her senses. Media Marare of Gokwe North allegedly went berserk and axed the now deceased...

by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Rape victim bleeds for two months after ordeal

26 August 2014 | 3425 Views
An elderly woman from Gokwe under Chief Chireya is still bleeding after she was allegedly raped by 19-year-old Edwin Zvirevo in June. Zvirevo appeared before the traditional court of Chief Chi...

by Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Man rapes churchmate, leaves her unconscious

26 August 2014 | 4187 Views
A BINGA man landed himself in murky waters after he failed to control his sexual zest and allegedly raped a church mate. The State case as presented by prosecutor, Mr Bruce Ndlovu, was that on...

by Victoria Mushunje

Businessman parades adulterous wife undressed

26 August 2014 | 6799 Views
AN enraged Gokwe businessman embarrassed his wife by forcing her to walk undressed in broad daylight over allegations of infidelity. Chengetanai Takawira (27) reportedly dragged his wife Matil...

by Nhlalwenhle Ncube

Widows garden project seeks fence donation

26 August 2014 | 669 Views
The Gwanda Ward 1 Widows group is soliciting for assistance of a 120metres long fence to fence their garden project. It is expected that once operational the garden will help boost the incomes and sub...

by Khumbulani Maphosa

Ex PF-Zapu members urged to be organised, united

26 August 2014 | 1434 Views
Former senior PF-Zapu members should be urgently calling for a meeting where they will choose two candidates for the positions of vice-president and national chairperson of Zanu-PF to avoid the ...

by Staff reporter

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