A nurse at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) was on Saturday afternoon arrested after she reportedly stole groceries at a supermarket in the city.

Security officers intercepted her after she tried to walk out of Pick and Pay Supermarket, formerly TM Hyper.

The nurse, identified as Sister Dzvange allegedly used an old receipt to fill up trolleys and steal goods from the supermarket.

A source from the supermarket said the security officers recovered goods that included assorted

THE MHONDORO man who fatally stabbed his sister-in-law has struck again.

Simbarashe Munakamwe who once stabbed his wife’s younger sister, who was in Form Three, last year to death returned to stab his wife 16 times leaving her badly wounded.

Simbarashe is on bail for last year’s murder case and on Friday night he attacked his wife identified as Mai Love who was rushed to Monera Clinic in the same area for treatment.

Simbarashe is on the run for stabbing his wife Mai Love at

A Harare traffic policeman was today assaulted along Willowvale Road after he allegedly caused a commuter omnibus to overturn by throwing wheel spikes resulting in the injury of more than 14 passengers.

The policeman was among officers manning a roadblock near Delta Beverages’ Willowvale Depot in Highfield area.

According to witnesses, the kombi driver tried to evade the roadblock which led the policeman to use spikes.

Several passengers were injured and taken to Harare Hospital

President Jacob Zuma has apparently told the ANC leaders that he has been poisoned three times before by those who wanted to get rid of him.
He claimed the purpose was to block him from leading the ANC as well as the Republic of SA.

According to several National Executive Committee (NEC) sources yesterday, they said Zuma made the remarks in his closing address of the meeting on Monday, which sat for three days.

At the meeting some party leaders stood up and asked him to step down as the

Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo has said Zimbabweans should not believe in miraculous success being championed by some self-styled prophets, as most of them are con-artists.

Addressing a Press conference yesterday on the proliferation of traditional healers accused of tormenting villagers across the country under the guise of cleansing ceremonies, Chombo said religious cults were duping desperate Zimbabweans, promising them a better life — even without sweat.


Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has re-suspended Gweru councillors, with most councillors receiving their new suspension letters yesterday evening.

The councillors were set to resume their duties after Kasukuwere on Monday withdrew his appeal at the Supreme Court in Bulawayo, where he had challenged a ruling by High Court judge, Justice Francis Bere ordering him to reinstate the 11 MDC-T councillors, who include mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi.

The councillors were suspended in

The State is refusing to drop the charges against Prophet Walter Magaya and is now pushing for trial at the High Court.

The complainant in the matter has withdrawn the matter and said she will not testify against Magaya. Magistrate to rule.

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The High Court yesterday deferred a hearing on bail, a plea of jailed former Zanu PF legislator Munyaradzi Kereke, currently serving a 10-year jail term for raping his 11-year-old niece at gunpoint.

The court will resume its hearing tomorrow on whether to grant bail to Kereke.

The maverick businessman has approached the High Court again seeking to be released on bail, arguing there are changed circumstances after his earlier bid was thrown out by Justice Happious Zhou last month. In the

 Banks and ATMs were, for the second day running, overwhelmed  by long queues of cash-starved depositors who scrambled to withdraw newly-introduced bond notes.

Long winding queues were witnessed at bank branches across the capital Harare, especially in the Central Business District. Similarly, people were seen impatiently waiting outside ATMs to withdraw money.

This follows the unveiling of the surrogate currency by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe which came into circulation on

SONGSTRESS Ammara Brown and her artistic director-cum-choreographer, John Cole, had a bust-up during rehearsals for the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2016 over her decision to perform Njabulo “Tytan” Nkomo’s hit track, Mukoko, on set without the latter as per the pageant organiser’s request.

Ammara and Cole parted ways unceremoniously following the row, which happened on the first day of rehearsals, amid accusations and counter-accusations of unprofessionalism.


The family of a senior Zapu official and late deputy minister, Jini Ntutha, who was killed in 1984 at the height of the Gukurahundi massacres, is still seeking answers to what really happened to their relative, as government has been evasive about the issue.

Ntutha, who was Mines deputy minister, was reportedly killed at his farm by unidentified people trailing his car.
Former Bulawayo councillor and family member, Michael Batandi Mpofu told a meeting organised by Ibhetshu Likazulu to

A 12-YEAR-OLD girl from Plumtree yesterday left officials at the Bulawayo Regional court in shock after she refused to have a legal abortion to terminate a pregnancy conceived as a result of rape.

The minor also declared that she would not allow a magistrate to send the man who impregnated her to jail since they were in love and planned to get married.
Court papers show that the girl has been having sex with Douglas Ndlovu (18), who is facing seven counts of raping the minor, since December

THREE men severely assaulted two security guards at a wholesale in Bulawayo before blasting open a safe and getting away with $1 168 and a laptop.

The trio is suspected to have scaled a security wall at Mega Pak Company situated along Khami Road after midnight on Monday.

They bashed Mr Nkosiyabo Ngwenya (32) and Mrs Sikhangele Mlilo (46) from Quedec Security Company with logs and threatened to shoot them.

The guards sustained serious head injuries and are admitted to Mpilo Central

Shinso  has apologised for wearing a marijuana outfit at the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe pageant. He said he did not realise the magnitude of the event.

His manager, Peter Chiyangwa, said: “The outfit was not appropriate for the event. It was an error on our part and we apologise for that as we didn’t realise that the First Lady would be there.

“It was probably the excitement of being called to perform at such a great event so we wanted to look extraordinary.

Prophet Walter Magaya’s fate is expected to be sealed today when the State decides whether or not to accept withdrawal of rape charges against him.

The complainant in the matter has submitted affidavits seeking to drop the charges. In a letter accompanying the withdrawal affidavit addressed to the Acting PG, the woman indicated that no one had forced her to withdraw the charges.

She vowed never in her entire life to pursue the case again. However, it is now up to the State in the

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