34 cross border passengers escape death as Greyhound burns to ashes

On Apr 23, 2019 26,570 0 By Ellen Mlambo | Masvingo Mirror | BEITBRIDGE – Thirty-four passengers escaped death by a whisker when a Bulawayo bound Greyhound burnt to ashes at around 6am at the 298 km peg along Beitbridge-Bulawayo Road. 34 cross border passengers escape death as Greyhound burns to ashes (Picture by Masvingo Mirror) No one was hurt but all goods except that which the passengers carried on them was destroyed. Sources said thousands of US$ worth of goods were destroyed. The bus was coming from South Africa.…

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Gardener’s bid to fix ‘stingy’ boss backfires

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By Tendai Rupapa A gardener stole 40 bags of cement, 130 litres of petrol, two sewing machines and electrical accessories before opening the bags of cement and emptying the contents in a bushy area in a bid to fix his employer. File picture of a gardener Emmany Kamoyo (25) sold 100 litres of petrol and hid the other loot in the bush. He stunned the court when he indicated that he committed the offence in a bid to fix his employer, Mr George Chinomona, whom he accused of underpaying him.…

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Fight to the death over 13-yr-old girl

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By Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu A jealous man from Filabusi allegedly fatally struck his neighbour with a brick on the head in a deadly fight over a 13-year-old girl, police confirmed yesterday. Carlson Ndlovu (18) of Zamanjalo Village found Mbongiseni Sibanda (18) at his girlfriend’s home on Friday last week and questioned him on his intentions. A fight allegedly broke out and the two traded heavy blows. Sibanda, who was said to be losing the fight, took to his heels. Related Articles Ndlovu gave chase while allegedly threatening to kill Sibanda who…

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Family whips granny to death over witchcraft

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By Walter Mswazie Eight Chivi family members allegedly whipped their elderly relative for more than 10 hours with mulberry tree switches leading to his death after accusing him of witchcraft, police have confirmed. File picture of police loading a metal coffin The family members allegedly beat the elderly man until they got tired and took a sleep-break before continuing the following morning. Taurai Hwengwere (46), Bernard Mandava (63), Gift Mandava (48), Apton Musindo (42), Edwin Nyembezi Samu (36), Svodai Tarisai (42), Patience Sibanda (age not given) and Pamela Mandava (age…

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Family whips grandad to death over witchcraft

By Walter Mswazie Eight Chivi family members allegedly whipped their elderly relative for more than 10 hours with mulberry tree switches leading to his death after accusing him of witchcraft, police have confirmed. File picture of police loading a metal coffin The family members allegedly beat the elderly man until they got tired and took a sleep-break before continuing the following morning. Taurai Hwengwere (46), Bernard Mandava (63), Gift Mandava (48), Apton Musindo (42), Edwin Nyembezi Samu (36), Svodai Tarisai (42), Patience Sibanda (age not given) and Pamela Mandava (age…

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Patients share wards with corpses

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By Blessings Chidakwa Authorities at Chegutu District Hospital are under fire for allegedly neglecting the institution’s mortuary which has been dysfunctional for more than six months. Patients and their relatives allege that hospital staff were leaving dead bodies in the wards until their collection by funeral homes. Investigations also revealed that no proper attention is given to the bodies when one is certified dead by the doctors. Last Friday, the body of a road traffic accident victim was left lying in a pool of blood for hours after doctors had…

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Suspected wife killer still on the run

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On Apr 23, 2019 36,577 0 Police are still battling to arrest a 50-year-old Harare man, Petros Pomborokani, who allegedly shot and killed his estranged wife and brother-in-law at their Gletwin home in Harare following a protracted marital dispute last month and is threatening to kill more people through international phone calls. Petros Pomborokani The whereabouts of Pomborokani, a former Ministry of Health and Child Care official, are still a mystery amid widespread belief that he could have skipped the country through illegal points. Police have appealed for information on…

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Mutare businessman murdered?

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On Apr 22, 2019 29,525 11 MUTARE- Mirirai Driving School owner and businessman, Washington Jekanyika (35) died at Eland Hospital on Saturday morning where he was admitted in unclear circumstances. Washington Jekanyika Police said they are yet to ascertain the cause of the death. Deputy Manicaland police spokesman, Assistant Inspector Luxon Chananda, said the controversial businessman was involved in an assault case prior to his admittance at the private hospital. “We are yet to ascertain if the death was caused by the assault he was involved in. We have also…

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Sekuru Samba receives bike

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By Takawira ‘Photovet’ Dapi EIGHTY FIVE-YEAR-OLD Maruta Kraal Headman Robert Maruta, who revealed his HIV positive status last week, was all smiles after receiving a bicycle from two H-Metro readers. Maruta Kraal Headman Robert Maruta popularly known as Sekuru Samba Anemi Mangombe and his wife Sarah purchased a bicycle for the ‘headman’ who is popularly known as Sekuru Samba in Hwedza, Mashonaland East after learning about his story In an interview with H-Metro, Sarah said they were touched by Sekuru Samba’s ordeal. “I am excited to meet Sekuru Samba and…

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Holy Communion: renewing vows with God

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He is risen!This is what billions of Christians across the globe are celebrating today as they commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ over 2000 years ago. Jesus is the founder of the Church after being crucified on the eve of the Sabbath — on a Friday before coming back to life three days later — as He defeated the power of death and became the first born of the dead. This was God’s perfect plan to reconcile with humanity after the fall of man dating back to Adam and Eve…

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