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Marvelous Nakamba

Nakamba Resurgence’s Continues, Stars Again In Villa Win

By Sports Reporter MARVELOUS Nakamba continues to rebuild his profile as one of the top defensive midfielders in the English Premier League put up another stellar performance as Aston Villa edged Leeds United 1-0 at Elland Road Saturday. It was Aston Villa’s 13th clean sheet of the season, the second highest in the EPL after

Binga Man (61) Caught Having Sex With Cow, Kills Self In Shame

Sunday News A MAN from Binga could not stomach the shame of being caught by his wife while committing bestiality with a cow and later committed suicide while the hapless wife watched in horror. So traumatised was the man’s wife after her husband left her in the blankets early in morning, only to quench his

Thokozani Khupe

‘Frustrated’ Khupe Knows How To Raise Her Concerns – Mwonzora

By Anna Chibamu MDC-T President Douglas Mwonzora says his aggrieved deputy Thokozani Khupe is very much aware of how she can raise any complaints she has than using social media platforms to vent her frustrations. Last week, Khupe boycotted a press conference held by Mwonzora at the party headquarters, before she took to Twitter and

Teen Girl Found Dead In Suspected Rape, Murder Case

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent A 15-year-old Magunje girl, who went missing after being sent on a shopping errand, was recently found dead without her undergarments suggesting she could have been raped before she was killed. The now deceased was identified as Tinevimbo Grace Mupinga who was supposed to be going Form 4 this

US$60k Armed Robber Arrested, Manhunt For 13 Accomplices On

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent POLICE have arrested a suspected member of an armed robbery gang which last month robbed a prominent Chinhoyi businessman of US$60 000 cash, an Isuzu KB300 vehicle and other valuable goods. Norest Mubvuma (31) of Crowhill, Borrowdale, Harare appeared Friday before Chinhoyi Magistrate Tendai Banda facing an armed robbery

Villagers take a look at the swept away Mwarazi Bridge in Headlands, Manicaland province

Heavy Rains Leave A Trail Of Disaster Across Zimbabwe

By Costa Nkomo  THE government has issued a warning to road user to exercise caution after the continuous rains pounding across the country have left a trail of destruction with bridges are swept away while debris is blocking roads in some areas. While farmers continue to celebrate the abundant rains which will guarantee the drought-prone

Hunt On For 300 Nigerian Girls Abducted From School

BBC POLICE in Nigeria have launched a search and rescue operation for 317 girls kidnapped from a school in the state of Zamfara. The operation comes as 42 people kidnapped from a boarding school in a similar incident last week in Niger state were released. The kidnappings are carried out for ransom and are common

Nurses ‘Reluctant’ To Take Covid Vaccine – Union

AFP MEDICAL workers have been reluctant to take Covid-19 vaccinations in Zimbabwe, the nurses’ union said Friday, citing a lack of clarity over whether it protects against a virus variant that emerged in neighbouring South Africa. Zimbabwe started its inoculation campaign on February 18 with doses developed by China’s Sinopharm, becoming the first nation in

Female Magistrate Assaulted Over Affair With Married Lawyer

By Staff Reporter MUTARE: A local magistrate is nursing wounds she sustained after she was severely assaulted with a hammer on the head by a woman who accused her of having an illicit affair with her husband. Police have confirmed the incident. According to the police, the magistrate, Tamara Chibindi, was attacked this week at

Private Companies To Procure Covid Vaccines Through Govt

By Anna Chibamu ALL private companies in need of Covid-19 vaccines will have to go through the national Treasury where they deposit funds and the relevant government authorities will purchase the required doses on their behalf. This was confirmed by the Deputy Health Minister John Mangwiro in the House of Assembly this week. Last week,

Report Businesses Rejecting $5 Notes – RBZ

By Alois Vinga RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says it has taken steps to investigate and bring to account saboteurs who are influencing the charade leading to the non-acceptance of $5 notes in the economy. In a recent update, RBZ governor John Mangudya said the central bank was currently working on the issue of traders

Khama Billiat

Kaizer Chiefs Ready For Khama Billiat Offers

By Sports Reporter KAIZER Chiefs are ready to listen to offers for Khama Billiat, whose contract is up for renewal in the coming months, according to reports from South Africa Friday. The 30-year-old Zimbabwe international attacker joined Chiefs in July 2018 as a free agent following his decision to leave rivals Mamelodi Sundowns, who have

Shepherd Bushiri

Malawi Govt Allows Bushiri’s Daughter (8) To Travel To Kenya For Treatment

African News Agency LEADER of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church and self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri is relieved after the Malawian government reversed an earlier decision blocking his eight-year-old daughter from travelling to Kenya for treatment, his spokesman said on Friday. Malawian Bushiri, who fled to his home country from South Africa, where he faces fraud

Ignatius Chombo

Graft Accused Chombo Granted Bail

By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo, who was arrested Monday, was Friday granted bail by a Harare magistrate after spending days in remand prison. Chombo is facing one fraud count plus five criminal abuse of office charges. According to the state, Chombo allegedly asked home-seekers to deposit varying sums of money for

Kwekwe Poly Hoax Compulsory Vaccination Message Triggers Panic

By James Muonwa KWEKWE Polytechnic College has swiftly moved to allay false information to the effect the institution had introduced compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations for all lecturers, support staff and students scheduled to sit for their final Higher Examination Council (HEXCO) examinations this March. A notice purportedly from the institution of higher learning this week circulated

Sex Worker (26) Demands Cash After Sleeping With Boy (13), Remanded In Custody

By Munashe Makuwe A 26-year-old female Chitungwiza sex worker, Precious Taye has been remanded in custody by a Harare magistrate after she had sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old boy in Houghton Park, Harare this week. According to the state, the minor visited a dating site and selected Taye. “The complainant tapped the advertisement and it

Family Monthly Basket Shoots To $25 935

By Alois Vinga THE monthly cost of living for an ordinary family of five rose again this February to record $25 935, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) has reported. The agency Thursday reported the Food Poverty Line (FPL) for one person in February 2021 was $3 934 while the Total Consumption Poverty Line (TCPL)


Resolve Teachers’ Grievances Before Schools Open Govt Told

By Anna Chibamu THERE is an urgent need for government to improve the welfare of teachers before schools reopen, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Education has said. This is one of its recommendations contained in a report on the preparedness of schools to reopen for the 2021 academic year. The reopening of schools