A MBARE resident, who connived with his wife to play brother and sister before tricking a Kuwadzana man into paying $4 000 lobola, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared before a Harare magistrate yesterday.

Brian Nkatazo Mathe (30) and his wife Stephanie Pullen (22), who also pleaded guilty, appeared before provincial magistrate Victoria Mashamba charged with fraud. The two will be sentenced tomorrow.

According to prosecutor Idah Maromo, sometime in February this year

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The wife of former Vice President Simon Muzenda, Maud passed on today at a local clinic.

A nurse by profession, Maud was rarely in the limelight but last year spoke passionately about how she wanted the legacy of her husband to be preserved.

Speaking to the NewsDay then on the side-lines of a memorial golf tournament held at Masvingo Sports Club, where the Muzenda family donated golf kits to St Don Bosco Primary and Mucheke High schools, Maud said the government should do the same

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A security incident report has shed new light on the chaotic events that unfolded as Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe went on a rampage at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.



Mugabe’s violent attack on guests and staff at the Capital 20 West in Sandton caused a diplomatic crisis – and outrage in South Africa – but she was granted diplomatic immunity and allowed to leave the country without being prosecuted.



TimesLIVE has seen an official report about the

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MINISTER of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa, yesterday warned traditional healers and prophets for stopping patients from taking medical drugs.

Min Parirenyatwa said this on the sidelines of the official opening of the IAEA regional (AFRA) training course on quality management in radio therapy at Crowne Plaza.

He urged prophets and traditional healers to register under his ministry so as to protect patients from consulting unregistered healers.

"The ministry

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War veterans are preparing for another meeting with President Robert Mugabe before the end of this year, War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has said.

Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Dube said they were having provincial meetings with war veterans in all provinces in preparation of their indaba with the president.

“We are supposed to meet the president every year and currently we are preparing for the indaba, we are having war veterans’ provincial meetings around

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War veterans' leader Victor Matemadanda - granted bail on Saturday for charges of undermining the authority of the president and causing disaffection among the defence forces - has worn another protest T-shirt.



The shirt bears the message "Elimination By Whatever Means and Methods Will Not Stop Us. 1-2=It Cant."

Reached for comment, Matemadanda said the message contained on the shirt was not directed at any particular person.

"I just bought that shirt

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TEN percent of students and staff members who were attended to at the National University of Science and Technology’s (Nust) Clinic last year sought treatment for s exually-transmitted infections.

The clinic, which was registered by the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) last year attended to 2 632 students and staff members, according to Nust’s 2016 Vice-Chancellor report.

The report said the university has 9 000 students, but did not give the number of

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A WOMAN from Gwanda poisoned her two children aged six and two years, axed her employer’s mother and committed suicide following an altercation with her employer for whom she worked as a maid.

Lerato Moyo (30) from Sengezane on the outskirts of Gwanda is said to have drunk a dipping chemical after fighting with her employer.

She also allegedly gave the poison to her two children and axed her employer’s 80-year-old mother.

Her children are admitted to Mpilo Central

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A Five Fold Ministries pastor allegedly raped a congregant, who is now pregnant, on five occasions. Admire Maurukira (29), reportedly committed the offence with the help of his friend, Kudakwashe Rwodzi, who is also a pastor.

This was after Rwodzi locked the two inside a house in Chitungwiza, resulting in Maurukira raping the complainant. Maurukira has since appeared before Chitungwiza regional magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa, facing five counts of rape.

Ms Chivasa has remanded

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Hundreds of illegal settlers who invaded sugar estates owned by the Zimbabwe units of South Africa’s Tongaat Hullett and have been shielded from eviction by Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa have been left in a quandary.

Mahofa died on Monday last week after she collapsed at her Masvingo home.

The 220 settlers, mostly Zanu PF loyalists, were illegally settled on 4 400 hectares of Tongaat Hullet sugarcane fields in the lowveld early last year.

The

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A Harare s ex worker was allegedly burnt by firewood on her thighs by a client who wanted to pay 75 cents for s ex. Viola Chirikure, 41, from Epworth told H-Metro that the man who was in the company of three others approached her and inquired on the rates for a ‘short time’ s ex. He was quoted $2 but offered to pay 75 cents.

Instead which Viola, who had started a fire to keep warm, refused? In anger, the man picked burning firewood and tried to shove it into Viola’s

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THE Zanu PF party and government was coy on factional skirmishes that rocked the national shrine at the burial of national heroine Shuvai Ben Mahofa where party members occasionally booed and humiliated Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko during proceedings.

Mahofa died on Monday in Masvingo in what her relatives and members of a Zanu PF faction aligned to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa said was a result of the food poisoning on the Masvingo political heavyweight at a Zanu PF

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DISPOSSESSED white commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative against President Robert Mugabe and his government "to seek justice and compensation" for the loss of their farms and livelihoods.

The bid, in part, also seeks to stop "the on-going farm seizures which are ravaging the economy".

Represented by South African civil rights group, AfriForum, the farmers have notified President Robert Mugabe of their intention to approach the

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Political analyst Pedzisai Ruhanya has said when President Robert Mugabe leaves office he will go with Zanu PF as he is the one holding it together now.

"Whenever and however President Robert Mugabe goes or leaves office, he will go with Zanu PF. The rate and magnitude of authoritarian erosion and lack of elite consensus in Zanu PF is fast and unimaginable. Take it from me today. There is no political glue to bind these Zanu PF factions beyond Bob," he said.

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A MAN from Bulawayo was arraigned before the courts yesterday for allegedly stripping and f ondling three women who were fetching firewood in Norwood suburb.

Khokhelani Dube (29) allegedly cornered the three women, one aged 22 and two others aged 25 in a bushy area and f ondled their privates.

He appeared before West Commonage Ms Tancy Dube facing three counts of indecent assault and pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate Dube remanded Dube to September 4.

Prosecuting Mr Chief

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