A GANG of five men pounced on an Engen Service Station in Northend suburb in Bulawayo and escaped with valuables worth $20,000 and $600 in cash. Sources close to investigations said the robbers gained access to two offices after cutting six padlocks and blowing up a safe with jewellery at about 3AM last Friday.
The burglars got away with property that included jewellery worth $15,000, an Apple desktop and a laptop. A security guard at the garage said he did not hear the
A GWERU man who beat his pregnant wife and sat on her belly after a domestic dispute has been arraigned before a provincial magistrate facing domestic violence charges.
Prosper Zimhuka, 38, of Nehosho suburb, Gweru and employed at Unki mine assaulted Portia Mugangavari after accusing her of following and humiliating him at his workplace.
Prosecutors told the court that on November 12 this year and at around 9AM Zimhuka was at his home with Mugangavari.
THE trial of a 63-year-old man from Bulawayo’s Emakhandeni suburb who allegedly raped his 16-year-old granddaughter continued yesterday with the girl’s cousin telling a court he saw a video recording of the half naked man begging the girl for sex.
The grandfather allegedly sent the girl’s cousin to the city centre to buy HIV medication for him, while he remained raping the girl.
“I know nothing about what transpired on the day. I was sent
POLICE are investigating a bizarre case in which a white Bulawayo businessman allegedly killed and buried four people more than 10 years ago. This came to light after his gardener’s wife fell into a trance and claimed to be communicating with the dead people. The 33-year-old woman allegedly falls into a trance and strange voices believed to be those of the murder victims come out of her mouth.
The dead people allegedly describe how the businessman killed them and
POLICE in Bulawayo have launched a manhunt for a man who fatally axed a housemaid and blew off part of her face with a gun in Hillside suburb. Godfrey Ndlovu, 26, a gardener at the house, stumbled on 63-year-old Esther Nkiwane’s bloodied body at around 8AM on Monday after hearing gunshots and loud noises.
Bulawayo police spokesperson Precious Simango yesterday said: “We received a report of a murder case that occurred in Hillside and investigations are in
A CHITUNGWIZA man, Danmore Nemaire (21), was yesterday arraigned at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm after allegedly using a gun to threaten his colleague in a dispute over a bottle of highly-intoxicating Broncleer cough syrup.
Nemaire appeared before magistrate Tendai Mahwe facing two charges of threatening to shoot Zivai Chigwedere and of possessing the CZ pistol without a valid firearm licence.
He denied both
DISTINGUISHED academic and University of Zimbabwe (UZ) senior lecturer Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura has died.
He passed away at Avenues Clinic in Harare on Tuesday morning where he had been admitted following an undisclosed illness.
His young brother, Vengai Chivaura confirmed the news in a Facebook post where he mourned the death of the renowned academic.
"It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of my great brother Dr
A man from Hope Fountain on the outskirts of Bulawayo allegedly got more than what he had bargained for when he followed his wife to her boyfriend’s home.
He found them in bed before the latter ran amok and severely assaulted him as punishment for disturbing them.
Emlothi Mlilo (53) will apparently live to rue the day he followed his wife Tryphine Sibanda to her boyfriend Thembani Ncube (38)’s place in Douglasdale. Ncube teamed up with his friend
A Harare woman allegedly killed her six-month-old baby after she mistakenly scalded him with hot water she wanted to use on a her husband after she found a video of a naked woman on his laptop.
The infant, Munesuishe, was sleeping on the same sofa with his father Owen Mironga (32) when the incident happened.
Fortune Vutete (27) was facing two counts of physical abuse and culpable homicide when she appeared in court today before magistrate Mr Tendai Mahwe in
A 60 YEAR old man from Chiredzi who is the chairman of the Chipiwa Sugarcane Farmers' Association in Chiredzi raped his two-year-old daughter.
The man (60), who cannot be named to protect the minor's identity, is a divorcee.
He threatened to kill the minor if she told anyone about the abuse.
The victim now suffers complications of her urinary system following the attack.
The accused was not asked to plead when he appeared
ZANU-PF Secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo has said the party has been infiltrated by divisive elements ahead of next month’s 15th Annual National People’s Conference. The conference is slated for December 7 to 13. Addressing members of the organising committee and the business community at a preparatory meeting for the conference in the resort town on Sunday, Cde Chombo said the revolutionary party had been infiltrated by divisive elements he referred to as NATO
In a statement, quickly becoming her favoured means of responding to brickbats from her former colleagues, Mujuru said after she was accused of plotting to unseat Mugabe and consulting witch doctors, she challenged her accusers to take her to court, but they had not done so almost a year since she was fired on those allegations.
"When I denied the allegations a year ago, I challenged the authorities to take action in a court of law. This is still to happen," she
A BULAWAYO woman burst into tears as she told a court how her promiscuous husband infected her with HIV and left her and their daughter for a girlfriend. Abigail Ndebele dragged her estranged husband George Chitapure to the maintenance court demanding $140 child support. Ndebele pleaded with Magistrate Adelaide Mbeure to grant her a variation from $40 to $140 in maintenance.
She said she could hardly work as her eyesight was deteriorating since she got infected. “I
A Blackiston Primary School Bus carrying grade 4 pupils on a trip to Kariba has been involved in an accident.
Details on what transpired are still uncertain but photos from the scene show the bus veered off the road and overturned.
The number of causalities is yet to be determined and at the time of publication,Police and Ambulance personnel were arriving at the scene.
AFTER being neglected by local promoters and with some of his songs allegedly “black-listed” by local radio stations, outspoken Sungura musician, Hosiah Chipanga, has found a new base in Namibia and will be leaving the country this week.
Chipanga yesterday told our source that he was packing his bags with his Vaparidzi Veshoko band and heading to Windhoek in search of the proverbial greener pastures.
“I will be leaving Zimbabwe anytime this
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