Wednesday, February 22, 2017



    An HIV positive man who is on ARV therapy was on Thursday sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping his 13-year-old niece.The man, aged 65 and is divorced, pleaded guilty to rape as defined in Section 65 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, Chapter 9:23 before Bulawayo regional magistrate-in-charge, Mr Cephas Masaka Sibanda.



      A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.

      An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.



        Zimbabwe's major political parties are on a collision course over the inclusion of gay rights in the new constitution as the MDC-T is lobbying for the recognition of same-sex marriages while Zanu-PF is totally opposed to the idea.

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        Linia Madehama ,a 36 year old woman from Chiredzi who is believed to be a hermaphrodite ganged up with her husband and allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl, in a unique case that has raised the debate on whether she is able to use both her sexual organs.


        Zimbabwean Prime Minister (PM) Morgan Tsvangirai has ordered the removal of 15 agents from his close security team following a misunderstanding among the guards which sources said could have compromised the Premier security.

        President Robert Mugabe and the leaders of the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formations are set to conclude negotiations on the outstanding issues early next week following what has been described as tense but progressive discussions this week.

        A Chitungwiza councillor, Mr Jacob Rukweza (ward 17), has lost his seat after failing to attend three consecutive council meetings without excusing himself.

        A 71-year-old woman sold a house twice resulting in the first buyer being prejudiced of R97 700, a Bulawayo magistrate heard yesterday.

        Harare - A Harare man ran amok and punched his six-month-old son to death after an altercation with the mother.


        The First National Bank (FNB) and ABSA — two of South Africa’s top banks — have described Zimbabwe’s economic reconstruction endeavour as a “huge financing burden”, which local banks may not be able to bear, and pledged to bridge the gap.