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Notorious murderer arrested

Police have arrested a man suspected of murdering a 15-year-old girl from Lupane.Chief police spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the arrest of Casper Mh...Read more

Notorious murderer arrested

27 January 2015 | 1352 Views
Police have arrested a man suspected of murdering a 15-year-old girl from Lupane.Chief police spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the arrest of Casper Mh...

by Staff reporter

Mphoko banana project hits a snag

27 January 2015 | 1434 Views
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko's planned banana plantation projects in Matabeleland north and south have hit a snag following the eviction of white farmer George Watson from Double O Ranch in Gwand...

by Staff Reporter

Man ties boy to tree, rapes 2 Grade 1s

27 January 2015 | 2732 Views
A 33-YEAR-OLD Bulilima man allegedly raped two Grade One pupils in full view of a six-year-old boy whom he had tied to a tree to stop him from seeking help.Dumisani Moyo of Mbila area met the...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Woman loses $30,000 cash to lightning strike

27 January 2015 | 3784 Views
A TSHOLOTSHO woman lost about $30,000 in cash and property worth thousands of dollars when lightning struck her homestead and burnt everything that was in the house to ashes.Regina Sibanda, 6...

by Pamela Shumba

Zanu-PF Central Committee anomaly investigated

27 January 2015 | 1306 Views
Zanu-PF National Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has ordered an investigation into the circumstances in which the provincial representatives to the ruling party's central committee ahead of...

by Staff reporter

Matabeleland schools record awful results

27 January 2015 | 1626 Views
MATABELELAND provinces schools once again failed to impress in last year's Advanced Level examinations, with no school making it into the top 10, while only six made it to the top 100.Accordin...

by Staff reporter

Stray lions driven back into park

27 January 2015 | 965 Views
HWANGE residents have heaved a sigh of relief after two stray lions which roamed the town for two days were finally driven back into the Hwange National Park.Two adult lions were spotted in to...

by Staff reporter

Beitbridge delays hugely costly

26 January 2015 | 2024 Views
CHRONIC delays at the Beitbridge border post between SA and Zimbabwe - the busiest regional transit link in southern and eastern Africa - are hugely costly for business and yet could be addressed in f...

by Linda Ensor

Gwayi-Shangani dam project on course

26 January 2015 | 1273 Views
Environment, Water and Climate minister Saviour Kasukuwere does not know whether treasury has disbursed funds for the resumption of construction at the Gwayi-Shangani Dam. Despite this, Ka...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF plots Khaya Moyo ouster

26 January 2015 | 3966 Views
ZANU-PF spokesman Simon Khaya Moyo faces a fresh threat to his political career after a group of disgruntled Matabeleland South party members reportedly started circulating a petition for his ouster ...

by Staff reporter

Kembo Mohadi, villagers in fresh land row

26 January 2015 | 1109 Views
HOME Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi has reportedly reignited his fight with Beitbridge villagers whom he has been trying to evict without success from Jompembe Block in the district.Mohadi oste...

by Staff reporter

Kasukuwere rescues Sithembiso Nyoni

25 January 2015 | 4332 Views
Zanu PF politburo member Sithembiso Nyoni has been rescued from the wrath of party colleagues in Matabeleland North after calling them shallow.Nyoni was saved by the intervention of party nati...

by Staff Reporter

Schoolgirl (15) raped, killed

25 January 2015 | 3796 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD Form One girl was raped and brutally killed by an unidentified assailant at Fatima High School in Lupane, Matabeleland North Province on Wednesday last week.Her body was found in...

by Fairness Moyana

VID officer commits suicide following son's death

25 January 2015 | 2947 Views
A VEHICLE Inspection Depot (VID) officer stationed in Hwange recently committed suicide by hanging himself in his bathroom in a suspected case of depression following the death of his son in a car cra...

by Staff Reporter

Man (23) attacks his father (70) with bricks

25 January 2015 | 1184 Views
A 70-YEAR-OLD man had to run for dear life after his 23-year-old son became violent and started assaulting him with bricks over a reprimand.Bigboy Mkhwebu of Tshankwa area in Bulilima District...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Poisoned amahewu leave 23 youths in hospital

24 January 2015 | 2975 Views
TWENTY-THREE youths from Vulilndlela area in Bulilima area fell ill after drinking a traditional beverage amahewu in a suspected case of food poisoning. Ten of the affected were treated at a l...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Man commits suicide after testing positive to TB

24 January 2015 | 1836 Views
A 68-YEAR-OLD Mangwe man based in South Africa committed suicide by hanging as he feared that he could be HIV positive after he tested positive to tuberculosis. Mandla Mpofu's wife and childre...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Council resumes eviction of residents

24 January 2015 | 2378 Views
Municipality of Gwanda has resumed eviction of some of residents from the Old Jahunda Township council rented houses.A number of tenants in the town's oldest township have been served with evi...

by Staff Reporter

Gruesome rape, murder of 13-year-old at school

23 January 2015 | 4565 Views
A thirteen-year-old form one student at Fatima High School in Jotsholo near Lupane was allegedly raped and gruesomely murdered by an unknown intruder, during the early hours of yesterday.A sou...

by Staff reporter

Motorist knocks down cop at road block

23 January 2015 | 4410 Views
A police officer in Gweru was knocked down by a motorist after he attempted to drive past a stationary car. The man, Phanuel Rufaro Maphosa, (63) of 2110 Mkoba 14 was dragged to court and pleaded ...

by Staff reporter

Sex-starved wife axes hubby to death for refusing to sleep with her

23 January 2015 | 7708 Views
IN a spine-chilling incident which left villagers in Mawaza area under Chief Mathe in Gwanda tongue-tied, a 48-year-old woman allegedly hacked her 56-year-old husband to death with an axe followin...

by Staff reporter

Hubby caught pants down, runs for dear life

23 January 2015 | 6190 Views
A GWANDA woman could not hold her anger and attacked her husband after catching him pants down with a suspected small house.The incident took place at Vhovha Mine while others were celebr...

by Viola Mzungwana

Xmas romp ends in death

23 January 2015 | 5186 Views
A South Africa-based man from Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North allegedly had sex with his partner until she died!, Sithembile Moyo is understood to have died while in bed with Thabani Mlotshwa, who is ...

by Danisa Masuku

Insanity saves man from death sentence

22 January 2015 | 1689 Views
A Beitbridge man who shot dead his wife and mother-in-law during a domestic dispute, on Wednesday escaped the hangman's noose by a whisker because "he was presumed insane at the time the offence was c...

by Staff reporter

Botswana accident victims' bodies arrive

22 January 2015 | 3072 Views
The bodies of nine people from Tsholotsho, part of the 11 Zimbabweans who perished in an accident in Botswana on their way to South Africa about two weeks ago, were expected home in Tsholotsho late W...

by Staff reporter

Kasukuwere reads riot act

22 January 2015 | 1927 Views
ZANU-PF national political commissariat Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday read the riot act on corrupt party members and those accused of abusing the name of the party to settle personal scores....

by Staff reporter

Bond coins unavailable in Matabeleland

22 January 2015 | 1492 Views
MORE than a month since the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) introduced bond coins into the economy with a view to easing change challenges across the country, the circulation of the special coins rem...

by Staff reporter

Jonathan Moyo, Obert Mpofu war intensifies

21 January 2015 | 3710 Views
THE Zanu-PF Matabeleland North factional fight pitting politburo members Obert Mpofu and Jonathan Moyo will come to a head this Saturday at a provincial co-ordinating committee session called by commi...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF activist threatens to shoot mine manager

21 January 2015 | 1336 Views
THE Gwanda Youth in Mining branch chairman Philemon Mokuele was yesterday arraigned before the courts for allegedly pointing a pistol at a mine manager in a bid to take over operations at the gold...

by Staff reporter

No funds for Botswana accident victims burial

20 January 2015 | 2860 Views
THE bodies of some of the 11 Zimbabwean immigrants who died in a horrific car accident in Botswana two weeks ago are expected to be repatriated to their country this week, APA learnt here on Tuesday....

by APA

No justification for prepaid water meters

20 January 2015 | 1654 Views
Late last year, a young police officer drowned in a river in Gwanda while taking a bath after the town had gone for over ten days without piped water due to some bureaucratic bottlenecks in the supply...

by Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo

Gwanda to relocate dumpsite

20 January 2015 | 1005 Views
The Gwanda municipality refuse dumpsite is set to be relocated soon following the approval of the environmental impact assessment report of the place.The current refuse dumpsite which is c...

by Staff reporter

2 Beitbridge Border Post immigration officials fired

20 January 2015 | 4874 Views
THE Department of Immigration has fired two officers at Beitbridge Border Post for using fake South African departure date stamps to clear travellers who would have overstayed.Annah Mutashu (...

by Thupeyo Muleya

Mysterious snake at funeral wake of 4-year-old boy

20 January 2015 | 4405 Views
CHIDOBE villagers, on the outskirts of Victoria Falls, were left in shock after a mysterious snake appeared and disappeared several times at a funeral wake of a four-year-old boy who drowned in a shal...

by Staff Reporter

Andrew Langa in gold mine ownership wrangle

19 January 2015 | 3148 Views
SPORT, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa has been sucked in a mine ownership dispute with claims that he was fraudulently given shares in a Filabusi gold mine.On Friday, the High Court ordered L...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Obert Mpofu not qualified to attack the opposition

19 January 2015 | 2128 Views
BINGA North MDC-T MP Prince Dubeko Sibanda last week rubbished Transport minister Obert Mpofu's claims that Binga district was underdeveloped because of voting for the opposition, describing his rema...

by Staff reporter

Mphoko consoles Tsholotsho accident victims' families

18 January 2015 | 3757 Views
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has paid his condolences to the families of the 11 people who died in a car accident in Botswana last Saturday.Mphoko also handed over groceries worth $7,000 ...

by Staff reporter

Woman menstruates non-stop after mum in-law stole her panties

18 January 2015 | 4786 Views
A Plumtree woman accused of killing her 62-year-old mother-in-law yesterday narrated how she menstruated continuously for days after the old woman had stolen her underwear.Privilege Ncube (27)...

by Staff reporter

Man asks to marry Grade 7

18 January 2015 | 2020 Views
A BINGA man who raped a minor exposed himself when he asked the father for his Grade Seven daughter's hand in marriage.This was heard by regional magistrate Mrs Dambudzo Malunga during the in...

by Fairness Moyana

Discarded machine gun and grenade unearthed in Mat North

18 January 2015 | 2288 Views
TILLING the land during this time of the year can lead to strange finds, two families that discovered a discarded machine gun and grenade in Tsholotsho and Nkayi respectively, will testify.Sou...

by Lungile Tshuma

Mphoko returns to Zimbabwe, to attend Tsholotsho burials

18 January 2015 | 1606 Views
VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko returned home yesterday following visits to Mozambique and Botswana.Yesterday morning, the Vice President attended the burial of the former Botswana Vice Pres...

by Mduduzi Mathuthu

Mphoko to attend burials of 11 Tsholotsho accident victims

18 January 2015 | 1623 Views
Vice President Mphoko will attend the burials of some victims of a horrific car accident which killed 11 Zimbabweans in Botswana last week.Almost all the victims of the crash were from Tsholo...

by Staff reporter

Sangoma vandalises prophet's shrine

17 January 2015 | 1958 Views
A traditional healer based in Chitungwiza has been jailed for storming a shrine belonging to Jordan Apostolic Church prophet and destroying property worth $700, claiming that the garments at the shrin...

by Staff reporter

Woman axes hubby to death

17 January 2015 | 2610 Views
A GWANDA woman who has been on the run over the past ten years for allegedly murdering her husband in cold blood, has been re-arrested. Evelyn Ndlovu, 34, of Kalantoni Village, took advantage ...

by Staff reporter

'Avenging' mistress bites wife on the cheek, breast and lip

17 January 2015 | 1653 Views
A GWANDA woman sustained a deep cut on her lower lip after she was bitten by her husband's girlfriend who allegedly wanted to avenge the beatings she received in previous fights.Sefelepilo Nko...

by Marvelous Moyo

HIV+ grandpa rapes girl, 7

17 January 2015 | 1395 Views
A 58-YEAR-OLD HIV positive Tsholotsho man was yesterday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for raping his seven-year-old granddaughter. Senior Regional Magistrate Mark Dzira bemoaned the increase in c...

by Emily Mbewe

Man pumps 5 bullets into wife as kids watch

17 January 2015 | 4519 Views
A Tsholotsho man pumped five bullets into his wife, shouting "I'm done with you dog". The woman miraculously survived the barrage of bullets and is fighting for her life at the United Bulawayo Hospita...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Ousted Zanu-PF provincial head hijacks meeting

16 January 2015 | 2003 Views
OUSTED Matabeleland South Zanu-PF provincial head of security Lungisani Nleya tried to impose himself on party members from his district demanding to be reinstated.Nleya, who is Bulilima West ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Mistress ordered to pay $2,500 adultery damages

16 January 2015 | 4225 Views
A GWANDA magistrate has ordered a woman who committed adultery with the Vumbachikwe Mine Human Resources officer to pay $2,500 adultery damages to the man's wife.Magistrate Arafat Kozanai rule...

by Marvelous Moyo

Mass funeral for 9 Botswana accident victims

16 January 2015 | 3124 Views
THERE will be a mass funeral service for nine of the 11 people who died in a road accident involving a Ford Ranger truck in Botswana who will be buried on the same day. The 18 people, all from...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

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