A 23-YEAR-OLD Zambian woman committed suicide by throwing herself into the Victoria Falls gorge after her parents expressed disappointment with her college results.

Victoria-Falls-gorgeHer body was found along the Zambezi River on the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls on Tuesday. Zambian Southern province police commissioner Mary Chikwanda yesterday confirmed the suicide tragedy.

"Yes, the body was recovered on Tuesday and she has since been buried in Livingstone. She threw herself

A 60-year-old woman from Gokwe recently stunned a traditional court when she confessed to possessing a goblin which had turned the life of her two sons into a living nightmare.

Margardelyn Makainganwa of Gwave village under Chief Nemangwe made the shocking revelations when she was hauled before Chief Nemangwe after her two sons dragged her to the traditional court accusing her of witchcraft.

Obey (40) and Obert Makainganwa (43), claimed that for a long time they had been subjected

As a way to speed up the divorce process between himself and his estranged wife, Tafadzwa Fortunate Mapako, sungura musician, Alick Macheso had pushed for paternity tests to be held at a private institution in the Avenues area of Harare last Friday.

Macheso even turned up early on Friday with members of his camp but Tafadzwa was nowhere to be seen and the musician had to return home in fury. Tafadzwa's camp says she is currently traumatised and unable to avail herself and the two kids -

Sungura Musician Peter Moyo is reportedly head over heels for Motswana dance Queen Naledi Kayisara better known as Slizer.

The two artistes have been spotted together on many occasions and Peter Moyo is said to be visiting the mother of two at her Botswana base regularly. Slizer was also in the country recently recording a duet with Peter and it emerged that their relationship has gone an extra mile. Peter and Slizer are reported to have first fallen in love at last year's Tongai Moyo

BEFORE the dust caused by the recent fierce boardroom fights in the MDC-T has settled down, the splinter group led by  axed party secretary-general Tendai Biti has hit the road campaigning and telling its supporters that a new party will be unveiled soon.

Addressing a campaign rally attended by over 100 supporters in Mutare on Saturday at the party's provincial headquarters, Biti blasted party leader Morgan Tsvangirai for privatising the MDC-T.

"This movement, the renewal

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday said President Robert Mugabe should throw in the towel because he has failed to revive the economy.

Addressing a bumper crowd in Epworth in Harare, the former premier said he will not waste time on expelled secretary-general Tendai Biti but 90-year-old Mugabe, who he said had vandalised the national economy.

He reiterated his call for a multi-stakeholder national dialogue on the economy and also growing concerns about the aged

A BULAWAYO man ran riot bashing his wife and destroying household property after she found out that he impregnated her younger sister in the matrimonial home.

Albert Hamandishe of 3036 Emakhandeni's Bulawayo suburb appeared before Western Commonage magistrate Maphios Moyo facing charges of physical abuse and malicious damage to property.

Hamandishe told the court that he had not planned on assaulting his wife or damaging property.

"I did not mean to hurt my wife or damage

In a case that has shaken villagers in Manicaland's Zimunya area, a local man died in his home last week on Monday after he mistook a tobacco treatment chemical for the illegal brew, Zed, and consumed it.

Mr Pinos Muhanjana (47) was already drunk when he downed the poisonous chemical. Mr Muhanjana is said to have arrived home drunk. He then hid a half-full bottle of Zed in one of the rooms at the homestead. Earlier, he had also hidden the poisonous chemical in a similar bottle.

A MARRIED Zimbabwean based in Canada who had unprotected sex with three women despite knowing he was HIV positive and who infected two of them with the virus, should be jailed for 13 to 14 years, a local court heard Thursday.

Crown prosecutor Lionel Yip made the recommendation at the sentencing hearing for Bongani Nyoni, 42, who was found guilty by a jury earlier this year of three counts of aggravated sexual assault.

Yip told Judge Janice Dillon in B.C. Supreme Court in New

A man who escaped from Wha Wha prison after being found having sex with a cow, appeared in court facing charges of bestiality.

Remember Gambe was facing another charge of escaping from lawful custody after escaping from prison 28 days before his scheduled release in January.

Gambe pleaded guilty to both counts when he appeared before magistrate, Mildred Matuvi.

He was remanded in custody to 2 May for judgement.

In January, Gambe who was serving his sentence at Wha Wha

Alick Macheso's mother, Emilia, says she is shocked by accusations that her son used his manhood to treat his son's nhova.

She said she did not treat Macheso's fontanelle that way. She said Tafadzwa's claims shocked her and were outrageous as far as she was concerned.

"I used traditional herbs to treat Macheso's sunken fontanelle and those of my other four children. We did not do such absurd things she is claiming. And now I even go to the clinic if a baby has problems with the

A BULAWAYO woman yesterday stunned a packed courtroom when she threatened to bewitch a  news crew for photographing her 21-year-old daughter who was facing charges of stealing $2,363.

The woman had seen this newspaper's photographers taking pictures of Bridget Svotwa who was due to be sentenced.

Upon seeing the reporters during court proceedings, the woman, who looked to be in her early 50s and was wearing a white robe associated with apostolic sects, hurled insults at the

A South Africa-based Zimbabwean allegedly ran over a rival suitor and then threw him out of a moving vehicle after he saw him exchanging contact details with his lover.

The man died on admission to hospital. It is alleged that Kaphelani Moyo (27) from Mberengwa, who was with two other men,  killed Clement Charoma with an Isuzu truck. Moyo is on the run.

His alleged accomplice — Richard Mabikire (27) — appeared before Mberengwa magistrate Mr Christopher Maturure and was

A BULAWAYO man stunned a court yesterday when he confessed to marrying his late brother’s wife and inheriting his three children in an attempt to get back at his unfaithful wife.

Never Zulu, a National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employee, told magistrate Victor Mpofu that he was taking revenge after his wife was impregnated by another man.

"Your honour this woman cheated on me with my best friend and as you can see, she is six months pregnant with this man’s child. The worst part

Prophet Walter Magaya on Wednesday told prophetic Healing Deliverance Ministries congregants in Harare that two local musicians are going to this year UNLESS they give their lives to Jesus.
According to Prophet Magaya's prophecy, this relates to a male and female artiste. The female atiste will collapse and die on stage. But unlike the situation with raunchy dancer Beverly Sibanda who quit the stage and joined PHD early this year, these musicians were not asked to join a

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