A BULAWAYO man was arraigned before the courts for allegedly fondling his tenant’s private parts claiming that it was a form of payment as she had delayed to pay rent.

Mehluli Nyathi (45) from Kelvin West was remanded in custody to 9 February for trial when he appeared before Western Commonage Provincial magistrate Ms Tancy Dube facing a charge of indecent assault. Nyathi allegedly touched his tenant’s private parts after she had delayed paying him the monthly rent.

Zanu-PF will dump – without fear or favour – factionalists seeking to undermine President Mugabe’s authority, a senior official has said.

When the Politburo meets this Wednesday, said Zanu-PF spokesperson Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo in an interview with The Sunday Mail, factional battles would be on the agenda. This follows a rabid attempt by some officials in the ruling party, using the private Press and via frenzied tweeting on social media, to demean President

PROSECUTORS have charged a 19-year-old domestic worker with aggravated indecent assault after she allegedly forced her boss’ 14-year-old son to have sex with her.

The boy’s elder sister allegedly caught the two having sex in their parents’ bedroom hut.

Lindiwe Kahila, from Chief Mvuthu area outside Victoria Falls town, was not asked to plead to the charge when she appeared before Victoria Falls magistrate Rangarirai Gakanje yesterday.

Kahila was remanded in

HARARE - As ZANU PF’s mindless bloodletting reaches fever pitch, amid ping-pong claims among its warring factions that their party foes are working with former Vice President Joice Mujuru, former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa says People First prefers to work with the MDC than any of the “childish” ruling party factions.

Commenting on the on-going ruling party counter-claims, including recent assertions by under-fire presidential spokesperson George

HARARE - WITH the Zanu PF faction behind embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa feeling the heat of the ruling party’s seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars, the camp is now reaching out to followers of former Vice President Joice Mujuru.

Zanu PF insiders told the Daily News that so “squeezed” was the Mnangagwa faction feeling at the moment, that it was desperately trying to lure back into the ruling party some liberation struggle stalwarts who had

Prophet Walter Magaya says every wife must be a hooker in bed to keep their husbands.

The Prophet told women gathered for a Ladies Night that: ''Sex is like a salary, everyone thinks it’s better elsewhere when in actual fact it is not. The reason why your husband has fallen for that other woman is not because she is better than you but because she is wiser than you. She ensures that she treats him like a king. You should make your husband feel like he is the best. Never

A local headmaster was last week thoroughly beaten up by a female workmate he consistently pestered for sexual intercourse.

Sources at the school mentioned, Thomas Mureriwa the headmaster of Temeraire High School, was assaulted by Ophilia Bafana, the Head of Department for the English department in full view of school pupils. Bafana accused Mureriwa of pestering her for sexual intercourse.

Although Mureriwa denies the allegations, our source can reveal the case was reported at

ZIFA Bulawayo provincial chairman Washington Chimanda collapsed and died while waiting to be served at a microfinance lending institution at Parkade Centre building in the city centre. He was 54. According to Zifa Southern Region board member.

Bryton Malandule, who arrived moments after the tragic incident, Chimanda, a senior teacher at Emakhandeni Primary School, initially complained that he was not feeling well while in the queue.

"I'm told seconds after complaining of

Government is not obliged to consult anyone when taking measures on civil servants’ conditions of service and has discretion to withdraw vacation leave and reset it for another day.

Any civil servant aggrieved by lawful directives should follow the “grievance procedure” as provided for by the Public Service Commission regulations, the Government said.

This emerged in a case in which the Zimbabwe Teachers Association took Government to court challenging the

ZANU-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday said Zanu-PF had no time discussing social media issues in its Politburo meetings, accusing the media of trying to craft the agenda for the ruling party.

Speaking to journalists after meeting the party’s provincial chairpersons and some members of its affiliate organisations in Harare yesterday, Cde Kasukuwere said Zanu-PF had serious issues to discuss.

His remarks differ from party spokesperson Cde Simon

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Harare man has appeared before the Mbare Magistrates’ Courts facing a charge of having sexual intercourse with a minor after allegedly hooking her from a bar for a one-night stand.

Anderson Phiri denied the allegations when he appeared before magistrate Kudzai Hove, who remanded him to February 17 on $15 bail.

Phiri told the court that he had hooked up with the minor at a bar in Waterfalls and the two had negotiated for a one-night stand without the girl

THERE’S no love lost between Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo and Information secretary George Charamba, and even after two stints of working together, the two seem to be worlds apart, with animosity characterising their relationship.

Since Moyo first headed the Information ministry in 2002, its importance has grown and both he and Charamba have sought to dominate the media.

Last week, the fractious relationship between the two came to the fore, with

People First national spokesperson Rugare Gumbo says MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai does not qualify to lead the grand coalition of opposition parties expected to topple President Robert Mugabe from power in the 2018 plebiscite.

Gumbo who was in Masvingo last Saturday to meet the Masvingo Urban executive told reporters after the meeting Mujuru was the best candidate to lead the coalition not Tsvangirai.

Gumbo said it was vital to come up with the grand coalition but was quick to say

Zimbabwe People’s Front political party leader Owen Kuchata, who was arrested while trying to petrol-bomb the First Family’s Alpha Omega Dairy farm in Mazowe, yesterday admitted that he indeed wanted to bomb the dairy, and that it was his idea to commit the offence.

Kuchata (34), who does not have legal representation, is jointly charged with Borman Ngwenya (30) on charges of insurgency, sabotage banditry or terrorism.

Their other accomplices Solomon Makumbe (29) and

ZIMBABWEANS have continued to dominate the continent on condom use, with a staggering 115 million condoms distributed countrywide last year.

Stakeholders in the health sector said the sharp increase in the uptake of condoms could have contributed to the steady decline in the HIV prevalence rate, which has dropped by 30% since 2009.

The government, with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), distributed 110 million male condoms and five million female condoms.

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