11 people killed as kombis collide

By Tendai Rupapa and Talent Chimutambgi ELEVEN people died on spot and several others were seriously injured yesterday when two commuter omnibuses collided head-on along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway, marking a bloody start to the festive season which runs from December 15 to January 15, 2019. ELEVEN people died on spot and several others were seriously injured yesterday when two commuter omnibuses collided head-on along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway The accident occurred at the 49km peg late in the afternoon. National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident last night.…

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Woman seeks court order against abusive neighbour

By Gibson Mhaka Most people say “you cannot steal a person from someone else” but the advice seems to have no meaning for a Bulawayo woman who harassed her married neighbour accusing her of “stealing” her husband. Melfina Mpofu Melfina Mpofu is reported to have rained abuse on Caroline Nyawu after she suspected that she was going out with her husband. As if the abuse was not enough, Nyawu claimed Mpofu threatened to kill her and as a result, last week she approached the civil court seeking a peace order…

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Cheated woman cries in court

By Gibson Mhaka In a protest like fashion, a Bulawayo woman caused drama in court when she allegedly “cried” while threatening to divorce her husband for allegedly sleeping around with several women without protection. Cathrine Mhiyangwa and husband Health Mutashu Cathrine Mhiyangwa gave a heartbreaking account of betrayal at the hands of her husband Health Mutashu saying he was a “serial womaniser”. She said Mutashu was going around impregnating several women before he forced her to take care of those children sired out of the union. She tearfully claimed her…

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Goat thief beaten to death

By Nhlalwenhle Ncube Punishment for a troublesome thief turned nasty after he was beaten to death by villagers accusing him of stealing a goat. GOATS Unfortunately from the mob, only one villager was identified and was arrested on a murder charge. Nyamafisa Juda (54) will live to curse the day he kicked the now deceased Mose Ngwenya as all the blame is coming to him. Villagers from Takarangana Village in Mberengwa teamed up to mete instant justice on Ngwenya whom they accused of stealing goats. It is reported that Juda…

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Woman drags married boyfriends’ wife to court

By Michael Magoronga A Kwekwe woman shocked all and sundry after she dragged her boyfriend’s wife to court demanding that she desists from disturbing the two lovebirds. The matter was heard at Kwekwe Civil Court when Juliet Nyasha Mbofana applied for a protection order against Winfilda Mpiyabo saying she should desist from making calls when he was at the mistress’ homestead. Mbofana claimed that the man in question, whose name was not said in court, now belonged to her as he was divorced from Mpiyabo. “She is in the habit…

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Woman steals drink mate and bank card

On Dec 16, 2018 19,897 0 By Hazel Marimbiza A Headmaster at a school in Bulawayo was taught a fast lesson not to trust anyone with his bank card details. Mica Ndlovu Raita Ndlovu (29) from Pumula South stole her drinking mate Mica Ndlovu (58)’s bank card and used it to purchase beer and groceries worth $414. Mica is a headmaster at Mgomeni Primary.According to sources close to this issue Raita and Mica are long time friends who are both patrons at local beer outlets. Related Articles As usual they…

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Underwear fight spills to court

By Gibson Mhaka I just want my panties back!This comedy series by an American pay television channel, MTV was at play when a woman from Fort Rixon, Matabeleland South caused a rumpus in court when she alleged that her former husband refused to surrender her “designer” panties she left at his house when he sent her packing. Ntokozo Ndlovu and Thembinkosi Siziba Responding to remarks by her ex-husband Thembinkosi Siziba who was suing her for disturbing his peace by taking him to traditional courts over her missing underwear, Ntokozo Ndlovu…

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Knife edge marriage…. Hubby uses okapi to keep wife in relationship

By Nhlalwenhle Ncube For the past 12 years, she has stayed in the relationship, not because of love, but because of fear of the okapi.Cynthia Nyabadza made the shocking revelations that her husband Shadreck Mbewe forced her to stay in the relationship as he kept an okapi under the pillow. Shadreck Mbewe Whenever they had a misunderstanding, he reportedly threatened to use it, forcing her to behave in any manner which pleased him. Nyabadza finally decided to seek help from the courts so she could dump the abusive husband and…

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Hospital horrors for expecting mothers

By Tendayi Madhomu Expecting mothers are suffering ill-treatment at public health facilities before and after giving birth, with such practices now becoming the norm. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa seen here visiting Harare Hospital This worrying trend highlights the challenges faced in Zimbabwe’s underfunded public health system, with government failing to address the acute shortage of staff, drugs, equipment and infrastructure in general. These challenges are compounded by the stark poverty and poor sanitary conditions in the country. Related Articles Public hospitals are overburdened, admitting numerous expecting mothers and treating several…

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Grinch steals Christmas Joy

By Pauline Hurungudo Long suffering Zimbabweans are once again facing a bleak Christmas and New Year season — with the majority of the country’s citizens jobless, penniless, hopeless and unable to afford even the most basic of goods to enjoy a modicum of festive cheer. President Emmerson Mnangagwa Apart from having to forget about the Fat Man in the red jumpsuit, Father Christmas, and forgoing goodies that have traditionally been associated with the festive season, most families won’t even have bread  following the recent warning by the National Bakers Association…

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