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Death of Block and Payne big blow for Matabeleland water project

THE death of two prominent Bulawayo activists Eric Bloch and Arnold Payne is a big blow to the success of the National Matabeleland Water Project (NMZWP) which successive governmen...Read more

Death of Block and Payne big blow for Matabeleland water project

22 September 2014 | 1094 Views
THE death of two prominent Bulawayo activists Eric Bloch and Arnold Payne is a big blow to the success of the National Matabeleland Water Project (NMZWP) which successive governmen...

by Staff Reporter

Hospital operates without toilets

22 September 2014 | 770 Views
Tsholotsho District Hospital has for the past years been operating without toilets, Paul Chimedza, the Health and Child Care deputy minister, has been told. This came out during the deputy...

by Staff reporter

Businessman forced to take HIV test

22 September 2014 | 2908 Views
A PROMINENT Maphisa businessman in Kezi, Matabeleland South province, has indicated that he would file a lawsuit against the police for allegedly being forced to take HIV tests on three different occa...

by Staff reporter

Woman 'locks' husband's manhood

22 September 2014 | 3115 Views
A Victoria Falls woman last Friday told a magistrate that she hired a prophet to make her husband fail to sustain an erection each time he tried to sleep with a mistress.Faith Ndlovu (25) appe...

by Staff reporter

Headmaster flees 'abusive' wife

22 September 2014 | 2340 Views
A HEADMASTER at Keme Primary School in Plumtree left the court in stitches after alleging that he ran away from home because of his abusive wife. Dumalisile Moyo, 51, who claimed that Khetiwe...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Beer loving policeman steals station money

22 September 2014 | 1498 Views
A POLICE officer based at Maboleni Base in Lower Gweru has been playing rich at the local business centre drinking beer regularly using money paid as fines by suspects. Constable Ishmael Dzimb...

by Timoth Makohliso

Wife's abuse forces man to drink poison

22 September 2014 | 1627 Views
A 61-YEAR-OLD man drank a poisonous concoction in an attempt to kill himself because his wife of 37 years was abusing him verbally and accusing him of cheating.Matho Ndlovu, who is battling fo...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Woman demands sex from father-in-law

21 September 2014 | 6888 Views
A 44-YEAR-OLD woman from Insiza District in Matabeleland South, pulled a shocker when she challenged her father-in-law to sleep with her during a traditional court sitting last Monday. Mrs Son...

by Staff reporter

Businessman (77) rapes, infects 16-year-old granddaughter with HIV

21 September 2014 | 1639 Views
A Kezi businessman, 77, from Maphisa Growth Point has appeared before a Gwanda regional magistrate for allegedly raping and infecting his 16-year-old granddaughter with HIV.The man appeared be...

by Thulani Ndlovu

Jabulani Sibanda opts out of Zanu-PF chairmanship race

21 September 2014 | 1215 Views
WAR veterans' leader Jabulani Sibanda has said he will not vie for the Zanu-PF national chairmanship race should any other member of the party show interest in the post.He said he would only ...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

WhatsApp sells out iPhone thief

20 September 2014 | 2274 Views
34-year-old Boars Chada, a security guard working in Gweru, was caught out by Whatsapp after stealing an iPhone at a company he was guarding.Chada, of Village 11, appeared before Gweru provin...

by Timoth Makohliso

MDC, MDC Renewal Team in informal merger talks

20 September 2014 | 2585 Views
MDC's Samuel Sipepa Nkomo has said talks to merge the Professor Welshman Ncube-led MDC and the Renewal Team led by Tendai Biti are now at an advanced stage. Nkomo said there is no single party...

by Marvelous Moyo

'Sex sanctions' over adultery lawsuit

20 September 2014 | 1921 Views
A MAN has decided to deprive his wife of sex after he was ordered to pay her $3,000 in damages after cheating on her.Sithembiso Sibanda, a teacher at Dakamela Secondary School in Nkayi, was s...

by Mpumelelo Nyoni

20-year-old 'teenager' caught red-handed raping Grade 3 pupil

20 September 2014 | 1983 Views
A man who claimed to be 16-years old but turned out to be much old was caught red-handed raping a Grade 3 pupil after she had gone to his home to fetch a needle.The man, an orphan, appear...

by Thandeka Moyo

Zimbabwe border posts set for refurbishment

19 September 2014 | 2014 Views
Zimbabwe's exporting companies have endorsed a proposed government policy crafted to allow the refurbishment of border posts to ease congestion and increase trade volumes.The government has id...

by Staff reporter

Siblings drugged, raped

19 September 2014 | 3479 Views
A MAN from Mayobodo area in Plumtree plied two sisters with opaque beer and allegedly raped them, a court heard yesterday. The suspect, who did not use protection, gave one of the victims 10 unused co...

by Thandeka Moyo

Married woman was my lover, says 'rapist'

19 September 2014 | 2881 Views
A MARRIED Chinotimba woman in Victoria Falls on Wednesday admitted making rape claims against her regular client after he had failed to pay $10 for services rendered.This emerged when Stephen ...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe aide chases away white farmer, takes crops

19 September 2014 | 2626 Views
President Robert Mugabe's closest aide, Ray Ndhlukula, has defiantly chased Figtree farmer David Connolly out of his farm and taken over crops worth thousands of dollars, the Southern Eye reported....

by Staff Reporter

Relatives kill man over food

18 September 2014 | 2144 Views
A 63-YEAR-OLD Gokwe man died after being allegedly assaulted by family members in a dispute over food aid distributed by a non-governmental organisation (NGO).Stanlaus Dube from Chikwenhere vi...

by Staff reporter

'Uncircumcised' man lost 6 teeth at circumcision ceremony

18 September 2014 | 4162 Views
AN "uncircumcised" Mbembesi man lost six front teeth after attending a circumcision ceremony in violation of the Xhosa cultural tradition that only those that have been circumcised can attend....

by Thandeka Moyo

'Land invaders criminals,' says Obert Mpofu

18 September 2014 | 2115 Views
ZANU-PF politburo member Dr Obert Mpofu yesterday said people who have been invading land using the name of the ruling party are criminals as the party did not sanction their lawless activities....

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Zanu-PF orders farm invaders to vacate or face eviction

17 September 2014 | 2385 Views
The government has told people who illegally resettled themselves on farms in Matabeleland North Province to immediately vacate or face eviction.The Minister of State for Matabeleland Nort...

by Staff reporter

Okapi killer sentenced

17 September 2014 | 2255 Views
A 19-year-old Gwanda teenager who fatally stabbed his friend to death on the throat with an Okapi knife accusing him of being a bully has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.High Court Judge J...

by Staff reporter

Brothers impregnate physically handicapped sister

17 September 2014 | 2991 Views
TWO brothers were yesterday arraigned before the Victoria Falls Magistrates' Court facing allegations of raping and impregnating their physically handicapped sister.The 36-year-old and his 15-...

by Staff reporter

Victoria Falls tourists to get bottled water

17 September 2014 | 1856 Views
Zimbabwe will hand out cold bottled water to international visitors at Victoria Falls Airport.The initiative, dubbed "Zimbabwean welcome", is aimed at making visitors, who sometimes face lon...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe's top aide exposed

17 September 2014 | 3664 Views
ONE of President Robert Mugabe's top aides Ray Ndhlukula who is trying to grab a Figtree farm from a commercial farm reportedly owns two other farms in Matabeleland South, it has been revealed....

by Staff Reporter

Latest update on Farm invaded by Mugabe's aide

16 September 2014 | 4287 Views
FIGTREE farmer David Connolly has vowed to stay put on his farm despite renewed efforts by deputy chief secretary to the president and Cabinet Ray Ndhlukula to push him out.Ndhlukula recently ...

by Staff reporter

Residents to resist Grace Mugabe naming of school

16 September 2014 | 7857 Views
Residents of Gwanda will resist a move that sectors of the ZANU PF's Women league in Gwanda are going to be tabling a proposal to the ruling party to have Jahunda Primary School in the town rename...

by Bhebhe Mandla

Mzilikazi Commemorations as it happened

16 September 2014 | 4050 Views
IMINININGWANE NGOMGUBHO WENKOSI UMZILIKAZIAmalanga: 12- 14 Mpandula 2014Amalunga eButho leNqama ahambele lumgubho:Junior NgwenyaMlungisi TshabalalaSamukeliso KhumaloBuqilibent...

by Staff Reporter

Maid bed employer's underage son

16 September 2014 | 5083 Views
A MAID from Happy Valley Farm betrayed her employer's trust by bedding her underage son.The 20-year-old maid however, pleaded not guilty to the charges laid against her and indicated that the...

by Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Kid electrocuted while flying kite

16 September 2014 | 2093 Views
IN a spine chilling incident, a 12-year-old boy from Ascot Infill in Gweru was electrocuted while playing with a kite.The incident happened last week. A reliable source told the publicatio...

by Sukoluhle Ndlovu

Avenging spirit claims 21st victim

16 September 2014 | 3071 Views
DEATH has apparently become part of a family from Inyathi in Matabeleland North which reportedly lost 20 members in two years due to a mystical spirit which is known as uzimu.This follows repo...

by Danisa Masuku

Bride mysteriously dies on wedding eve, dead chameleon found stuck to her nostrils

16 September 2014 | 5235 Views
A WOMAN from Petani area in Nkayi in Matabeleland North province died under mysterious circumstances in her bedroom hut on Friday last week.According to reports the late, Sihle Moyo, was suppo...

by Danisa Masuku

Self imposed 'Ndebele chief' causes stir

16 September 2014 | 2193 Views
ALBERT ZWELIBANZI KHUMALO Gumede, who was installed as paramount chief of the controversial secessionist "Mthwakazi Republic" in March by a group of people from Matabeleland, based in South Africa, on...

by Staff reporter

Grace Mugabe whirlwind to hit Gwanda

16 September 2014 | 3960 Views
The Grace Mugabe frenzy is set to hit Gwanda by storm soon if proposals by sections of the ZANU PF women's league in the area are anything to go by.Information leaked to Bulawayo24 by reli...

by Staff Reporter

Further contempt of court by Mugabe's Ray Ndhlukula

15 September 2014 | 7442 Views
At 11:45am on Thursday, 11 September 2014, two vehicles drove up the road to my homestead on Centenary Farm.  They left 7 people on the lawn of my homestead and off loaded, amongst other things,...

by David Conolly

Brothers fight over rain-making shrine

15 September 2014 | 4047 Views
Battle lines have been drawn between two brothers over the control of a rain making shrine popularly known as "KoManyangwa" in Plumtree.The religious shrine is located 25 kilometers from Plum...

by Wendy Dube

Race for VP post hotting up, Mphoko canvasses support

15 September 2014 | 4564 Views
THE race for the second vice-president's post is hotting up with one of the aspirants Phelekezela Mphoko on Saturday rallying party supporters to back his bid ahead of the Zanu-PF elective congress in...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Sibanda sent thousands at Prophet Radebe followers into a frenzy

15 September 2014 | 5815 Views
The chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association, Jabulani Sibanda, on Saturday sent about 8 000 members of the Revelation Church of God - who had gathered to listen to...

by Staff reporter

'Ndebele monarchy won't affect Zim political processes'

15 September 2014 | 2301 Views
A direct descendant of King Mzilikazi, Prince Zwide kaLanga Khumalo, has said the restoration of the Ndebele monarchy would neither hinder nor affect political processes in the country.Spe...

by Staff reporter

Khumalos push for new Ndebele king

15 September 2014 | 2049 Views
South Africa-based descendants of King Mzilikazi have urged their Zimbabwean counterparts to push for the revival of the Ndebele monarchy.Mntungwa kaMbalazi Absolom Khumalo of Mhlahlandlel...

by Staff reporter

Dogs eat newborn baby

15 September 2014 | 2086 Views
A 24-YEAR-OLD woman from Mangwe District gave birth prematurely and dumped her newborn baby alive in a bush after its father denied responsibility.The baby was later found being eaten by dogs....

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Man torches lover's home, hangs self

15 September 2014 | 2307 Views
A 54-year-old Gwanda man ran amok, torched his lover's homestead and hung himself, angry that she had left him sleeping in the kitchen hut.Tsemi Natala, a widower, had visited his lover Thande...

by Marvelous Moyo

MDC Renewal bundles Ncube out of Gwanda

14 September 2014 | 5065 Views
The MDC Renewal Team has literally bundled the Welshman Ncube led MDC out of its once stronghold Matabeleland South capital Gwanda.The Renewal Team held an overly successful Matabeleland ...

by Moyo Roy

Gumede's supporters try to hijack Mzilikazi commemoration

14 September 2014 | 2934 Views
A GROUP of Zimbabwean separatists, who are based in South Africa, yesterday tried to hijack the commemoration of King Mzilikazi's death at Mhlahlandlela, 22km south of Bulawayo, Sunday News can r...

by Thobekisiwe Gumede

Woman, sons gang up to resist arrest

14 September 2014 | 1221 Views
There was drama recently in the Empumalanga township of Hwange when a 46-year-old woman teamed up with her two children to resist arrest following a report that she had unlawfully borrowed money....

by Staff reporter

Ndebele ban in Binga a complex matter, says Dokora

14 September 2014 | 1246 Views
AS debate over a Binga Rural District Council resolution to ban the teaching of Ndebele rages on, indigenous languages associations have blasted Government for trying to stifle the preservation of the...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Couple secretly buries baby in a riverbank

14 September 2014 | 1971 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD woman and her 25-year-old lover buried the body of their stillborn baby in a riverbank, in a bid to protect themselves from being bewitched by their neighbours.Simorden Sibanda a...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Headmaster drags man to traditional court over 'affair' with wife

14 September 2014 | 2311 Views
THE headmaster of Kwenenge Primary School in Mangwe District has dragged a neighbourhood watch committee member to a traditional court accusing him of having an affair with his wife.Vince...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Ndebeles demand restoration of monarchy

13 September 2014 | 3712 Views
The Mthwakazi nation has demanded the restoration of the Ndebele mornachy through the appointment of a new king to lead the state.This came out at the King Mzilikazi commemorations held on Sa...

by Lesley Moyo

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