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Over sixty officials from law enforcement agencies and financial intelligence have met in Zambia last week in a workshop to discuss effective ways of collaborating to strengthen their respective capac...Read more

Comesa moot initiative to curb money laundering

24 May 2016 | 266 Views
Over sixty officials from law enforcement agencies and financial intelligence have met in Zambia last week in a workshop to discuss effective ways of collaborating to strengthen their respective capac...

by Stephen Jakes

Man 'kills wife for bedding friend'

24 May 2016 | 1386 Views
A MAN from Guyu in Gwanda has been arrested for allegedly fatally striking his wife with a stone in full view of his father for cheating on him with a friend.Tsoanelo Sibanda, 39, of Pumula vi...

by Obey Sibanda

Wife axed, man hangs after bitter infidelity row

24 May 2016 | 990 Views
A MAN from Pelandaba suburb in Bulawayo allegedly committed suicide after striking his wife with the back of an axe on the forehead, hours after the couple had visited a police station for counselling...

by Nqobile Tshili

Boss rapist jailed 20 years

24 May 2016 | 761 Views
A 35-YEAR-OLD man from Zhombe was yesterday slapped with a 20-year jail term for raping his 69-year-old employer.Willard Munyadza, from Mudhe Village under Chief Samambwa in Zhombe, was senten...

by Elizabeth Tsuro

3,000 jobs at revamped tomato canning plant

24 May 2016 | 420 Views
A JOINT-VENTURE tomato and fruit processing investment between Schweppes Zimbabwe and the Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) is targeting to create at least 3,000 direct and indirect ...

by Oliver Kazunga

Naming of roads, suburbs in Beitbridge almost complete

23 May 2016 | 1160 Views
THE naming of streets, suburbs and business centres in Beitbridge Town is now at its final stages, the town secretary, Mr Loud Ramakgapola, said on Friday.He said the programme was being imple...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Woman steals dead friend's clothes

21 May 2016 | 831 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman from Bulawayo's Pelandaba suburb has been arrested for allegedly stealing her dead friend's clothes. Caster White allegedly stole property and clothing which includes several p...

by Melody Baya

Victoria Falls airport to be commissioned in July

21 May 2016 | 1177 Views
The government says Victoria Falls International Airport will be ready for commissioning by the end of July this year.This was revealed after a tour of the airport by the Minister of Transport...

by Staf reporter

Sithabisiwe, ZBCtv newscaster on the rise

21 May 2016 | 1566 Views
Yet another Bulawayo beauty has been introduced by ZBCtv on the news desk.The vivacious news reader, Sithabisiwe Mathema recently joined the station as an isiNdebele news reader.Drawin...

by Danisa Masuku

'Skull basher' arrested, found with victim's belongings

21 May 2016 | 1354 Views
POLICE in Bulawayo have arrested a man suspected to be the infamous "skull basher" who allegedly unleashed a reign of terror on residents mugging them and bashing their skulls with stones. At ...

by Nqobile Tshili

Drama as man invades mortuary throws dead bodies all over the place

21 May 2016 | 4491 Views
A HWANGE Colliery hospital guard on duty reportedly bashed helpless patients before proceeding to the mortuary where he offloaded corpses and threw them all over the place, a local tabloid has reporte...

by Staff Reporter

Chronicle editor transferred over Gukurahundi story

20 May 2016 | 3363 Views
Zimpapers yesterday transferred the editor of its Bulawayo daily, the Chronicle, Mduduzi Mathuthu, to Namibia, in what sources claim to be punishment for the way the paper covered some stories, pa...

by Staff reporter

Sodomy and death threats

20 May 2016 | 2110 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested for allegedly sodomising his 12-year-old brother.The teenager from Tshabalala suburb in Bulawayo, whose name cannot be disclosed for ethical reasons, allege...

by Melody Baya

Mphoko to launch Culture Week celebrations

20 May 2016 | 1698 Views
GODLWAYO Cultural Centre in Filabusi's Insiza District will come to life tomorrow as it hosts the launch of the National Culture Week.Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko is expected to launch th...

by Nqobile Tshili

Zimbabwean boxer 'Bonyongo the Destroyer' dies at 61

19 May 2016 | 3207 Views
ZIMBABWE'S renowned businessman and former heavy weight boxer, John 'Bonyongo the Destroyer'  Mutema (61) has died. Also affectionately known as 'Bombamupani', Mutema suffered a stroke at his Dul...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Govt debt to BCC increases

19 May 2016 | 1830 Views
Government's debt to Bulawayo City Council has increased by almost five percent , placing further strain on the local authority's ability to provide quality services to residents. As of Ma...

by Staff reporter

Man axes 16-year-old wife 3 times

19 May 2016 | 2771 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD man from Bulilima struck his 16-year-old ex-wife with an axe three times after he saw her with another man.Nevious Moyo, who is employed as a general hand at Stretton Farm Compou...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Gold rush in Bulilima

19 May 2016 | 2641 Views
GOLD panners are flocking to Bulilima District's Dombolefu Ward following unconfirmed reports that the mineral has been discovered in the area.Bulilima West National House of Assembly Member, ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Funders ditch Skyz FM

18 May 2016 | 3360 Views
SKYZ Metro FM chief executive officer Qhubani Moyo has attributed the Bulawayo-based radio station's delayed launch to a pullout by funders.The radio station, which was licensed in March last ...

by Staff reporter

Mphoko donates to former school

16 May 2016 | 2694 Views
VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko has donated computers sourced from the Zimbabwe National Road Authority to Mzilikazi Primary School, his former school. The VP, who was accompanied by the Min...

by Whinsley Masara

Pastor wins $0 maintenance case

15 May 2016 | 2178 Views
A GWANDA pastor stunned the court when he claimed that he was not offering a single cent as maintenance to look after his daughter who is epileptic, claiming that he was no longer getting anything fro...

by Lynnia Ndlovu

Esigodini farmers geared for new tomato canning plant

15 May 2016 | 1807 Views
THE farming community of Matabeleland South Province is geared to the prospects of a lucrative farming business through supplying its crop produce to the imminent state-of-the-art tomato processing an...

by Dumisani Nsingo

Man blame his ancestors

14 May 2016 | 3059 Views
A TSHOLOTSHO man has been arrested after he was found in possession of four elephant tusks.He claimed he was a traditional healer and his ancestors had led him to the place with dead elephants...

by Whinsley Masara

Soccer players cheat death

14 May 2016 | 5911 Views
Southern Region Division One team Bulawayo Cheifs players cheated death on Friday after being involved in a horrific accident.The team bus was in a accident along Victoria Falls Road.P...

by Thobekile Zhou

Disgruntled war vets should SHUT UP

13 May 2016 | 3159 Views
WAR veterans are in full support of the One Million Man March being organised to show solidarity with President Robert Mugabe by Zanu-PF's Youth League, and those who are against the solidarity campai...

by Nqobile Tshili

Woman 'kills' daughter over sex, drugs

13 May 2016 | 3396 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD woman from Kwekwe allegedly beat her daughter to death with an electric cable after accusing her of indulging in sex and drugs at an early age.Vimbai Mashiri yesterday appeared b...

by Patrick Chitumba and Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Passenger stabs kombi driver

13 May 2016 | 3207 Views
A MAN from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for stabbing a commuter omnibus driver with a pocket knife .Phathisani Mafu, 22, stabbed Zibusiso Nhatarikw...

by Melody Baya

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport needs $9k for tower construction

13 May 2016 | 2330 Views
THE government requires $9 million to construct the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower to improve safety at the airport.The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural ...

by Nqobile Tshili

Kombi operators bemoan pirate taxis increase

13 May 2016 | 2410 Views
PUBLIC Transporters in Bulawayo have said the police and Bulawayo City Council must take action against pirate taxis as they are pushing them out of business.Speaking during a transport review...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Taxi driver hits cop at roadblock

13 May 2016 | 3029 Views
A TAXI driver from Plumtree allegedly tried to run over a traffic cop who had stopped him at a roadblock to inspect his car.Philip Masuku, 26, drove off in his taxi while Nobert Kakono, 31, wa...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Kombi, taxi wars escalate

13 May 2016 | 2490 Views
A WAR between pirate taxis and kombi crews has escalated at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH), with commuter omnibus operators allegedly attacking passengers for not boarding their vehicles....

by Nqobile Tshili

Village head routinely sleeps with married women

12 May 2016 | 4307 Views
A village head in Shirville, Nyamandlovu - Shadreck Mabone is allegedly giving villagers a torrid time as he is said to be randomly sleeping with scores of married women.Mabone is not married,...

by Staff Reporter

Gwanda plans new town

12 May 2016 | 3077 Views
GWANDA municipality is embarking on an ambitious project to establish a new town with three suburbs and a Central Business District across the Mtshabezi River along the Gwanda-Maphisa road. Th...

by Richard Muponde

School poison terror

12 May 2016 | 2479 Views
THIRTY-SEVEN Grade 2 pupils were yesterday rushed to Mpilo Central Hospital after some of them started vomiting, apparently from food poisoning after eating poisonous Jatropha fruits. Sources ...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Pigeon racing set for Victoria Falls

11 May 2016 | 2916 Views
A staggering 6000 pigeons are being trained in Victoria Falls  for a global racing event set for the resort town."Notice is hereby given to the public of the proposed World Challange Pige...

by Thobekile Zhou

Top cop caught pants down with soldier's wife

11 May 2016 | 4473 Views
A senior police officer has been charged with attempted murder after he almost ran over a soldier who happens to be married to a woman he was cheating with in an attempt to flee.Pasipanody...

by Staff reporter

CT scan, X-ray machines for Mpilo

11 May 2016 | 2306 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has received X-ray, ultrasound and CT scan machines from the government to capacitate the referral hospital and improve access to basic medical equipment.The hospital, l...

by Pamela Shumba

BCC mum on Egodini mall delays

11 May 2016 | 2499 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council appears to have lost control of the multi-million dollar Egodini Mall project, with officials clueless about why the contractor did not start at the beginning of this month, ...

by Nqobile Tshili

Massive house demolitions in Gwanda

10 May 2016 | 3593 Views
Hundreds of residential and business buildings face demolition in Gwanda to pave way for construction of a bridge - Mtshabezi Bridge.The bridge links Gwanda town with Vumbachikwe and Blanket m...

by Staff Reporter

Nkayi roads get $160,000 from Zinara

10 May 2016 | 3129 Views
The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) has released US$160 000 for the upgrading of state and council roads in Nkayi.The money was released following a visit by the Minister of Tr...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo City Council debt up 3%

10 May 2016 | 785 Views
Bulawayo City Council (BCC)'s debt has increased by 3% to $122 million as at the end of March 31, as council continues to acquire goods and services on credit while there is a backlog in payments ...

by Staff reporter

Prostitutes destroying street lights to create darkness

10 May 2016 | 4294 Views
A BULAWAYO councillor has accused prostitutes of vandalising street lights to create darkness that favoured their flesh-peddling trade.Councillor for Ward One Mlandu Ncube said he had facilita...

by Nqobile Tshili

Govt donates to Nketa family

10 May 2016 | 3219 Views
THE government yesterday donated $1,000 to assist a family from Nketa 6 suburb in Bulawayo that lost five members in a house fire last week.The five family members were burnt to death while th...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Zimbabwe radio awards nominees

10 May 2016 | 2285 Views
A local online entertainment magazine Celebrity-check will on July 16 hold the inaugural Zimbabwe radio awards which will see radio personalities from local radio stations being honoured. The awards c...

by Sophia Chese-Msowa

Bus ploughes into the trees

09 May 2016 | 10125 Views
A bus belonging to Sipho Sami Bus Services was involved in an accident as it veered off the road and ploughed into trees. The incident reportedly happened at the weekend along Bulawayo-Nkayi r...

by Thobekile Zhou

Ditched woman claims 'ex HIV+'

09 May 2016 | 2880 Views
A WOMAN from Bulawayo tried to stop her estranged live-in boyfriend from marrying his new lover, saying he could be HIV positive.Sanele Mabhena made an application to object to the wedding bet...

by Staff reporter

MDC-T's Mapungwana replaces Hlalo

09 May 2016 | 1583 Views
MDC-T's Victor Mapungwana has been sworn in as a replacement for Matson Hlalo as a senator for Bulawayo.Mapungwana was sworn in on Wednesday last week.The Acting Senate President Charl...

by Nqobile Tshili

Tarumbwa ordered to pay $316 upkeep for 2 kids

09 May 2016 | 2418 Views
CHICKEN Inn FC striker Obidiah Tarumbwa has been ordered to pay $316 per month for the upkeep of his two minor children.Bulawayo magistrate Manasa Musiiwa made the maintenance application ruli...

by Tanaka Mrewa

Political squabbling stalls $60 million Egodini project

08 May 2016 | 2886 Views
THE $60 million Egodini terminus upgrade project hangs in the balance amid allegations the ruling Zanu-PF party has hijacked it for political reasons.Last year, Bulawayo City Council (BCC) awa...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo industries not dead, says Mphoko

08 May 2016 | 2307 Views
A NUMBER of companies in Bulawayo are on a revival path and it is inaccurate to describe the manufacturing sector in Zimbabwe's second largest city as dead, Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has said....

by Staff reporter

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