Man tells court he slept with 16-yr-old because traditional healer said this would increase his herd of cattle

Man tells court he slept with 16-yr-old because traditional healer said this would increase his herd of cattle 1

Man tells court he slept with 16-yr-old because traditional healer said this would increase his herd of cattle – Nehanda Radio Home 2019 February 11 Bizarre Man tells court he slept with 16-yr-old because traditional healer said this would increase his herd of cattle Source: Nehanda Radio

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Plumtree ‘headman’ faces 7 counts of murder in SA

Plumtree ‘headman’ faces 7 counts of murder in SA 3

By Peter Matika A 61-year-old man, believed to be a headman from Plumtree has been denied bail, in an ongoing mass murder case in neighbouring South Africa. Fita Khupe, who is accused of masterminding the brutal murder of seven family members in Vlakfontein, South Africa was denied bail by a South African magistrate, citing that he was a flight risk, as he was a Zimbabwean. Fita Khupe, who is accused of masterminding the brutal murder of seven family members in Vlakfontein, South Africa was last week denied bail by a…

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NatPharm HR manager defends Parirenyatwa

NatPharm HR manager defends Parirenyatwa 4

On Feb 9, 2019 25,460 0 By Nokuthaba Nkomo National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm)’s human resources manager Walter Nhau yesterday testified in the ongoing trial of former Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa that the ex-minister was justified to remove Flora Nancy Sifeku as managing director because she had developed a propensity to harass employees. Former Health and Child Care Minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa Parirenyatwa is facing charges of acting contrary to his duties as a public officer by directing NatPharm board chairperson George Washaya to end Sifeku’s contract…

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Abducted boy dies in hospital

Abducted boy dies in hospital 5

Last updated Feb 8, 2019 35,613 3 Danisa Masuku A family from Matshobana suburb in Bulawayo was plunged into mourning after their 18-year-old son was abducted by unknown men who severely beat him and he later died at a hospital. A dejected family source who spoke to this publication on condition of anonymity said the men claimed to be police officers. “At around 12 midnight last week I heard people knocking at Langa’s bedroom and he (Langa) opened the door. Those people claimed to be police officers and went away…

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4 employees up for stealing $1m from TM Supermarket

4 employees up for stealing $1m from TM Supermarket 6

On Feb 8, 2019 35,602 3 By Nokuthaba Nkomo Four TM Supermarket employees have appeared in court for allegedly defrauding the supermarket of over $1 million. Taurai Madziwanzira, Silas Munyoro, Tafara Matanga and Talkmore Mutsago allegedly swindled a total amount of $1 107 050 which has not been recovered It is alleged that in 2018 the accused persons hatched a plan to defraud TM Supermarkets in connivance with Daison Mudakari, an accounting bookkeeper based at the head office, Eria Mukono TM Chinhoyi South branch administrator, Stephen Muzambi TM Kariba branch…

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I cut off head, private parts to sell for $25k’

I cut off head, private parts to sell for $25k’ 7

By Tendai Madhomu The Gwanda man who allegedly murdered a mentally challenged man and harvested the head and private parts yesterday said he had planned to sell the human pieces in Chiredzi. File picture of Gwanda Honest Moyo, 22, who appeared before Justice Martin Makonese at the Bulawayo High Court yesterday, said a friend whom he identified as Cosmas Zhou had advised him that he could get $25 000 from selling the human head and testicles in the small town, which he claimed has roaring trade in human parts. Moyo…

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Parirenyatwa denies ‘criminal abuse of office’

Parirenyatwa denies ‘criminal abuse of office’ 8

By Nokuthaba Nkomo Former Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges of criminal abuse of office. Former Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa (centre) arrives at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts in the company of detectives in this FILE photo Parirenyatwa filed the plea in response to charges of interfering with and prejudicing the National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm) of $15 003. The State also alleges he acted contrary to his duties as a public officer by directing NatPharm board chairperson George Washaya…

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Warrant of arrest for VID official’s impersonator

Warrant of arrest for VID official’s impersonator 9

By Thupeyo Muleya A Beitbridge magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for Sydney Mashu (57) of Mutare who absconded trial for impersonating a senior Vehicle Inspect Department (VID) official and fleecing aspiring drivers under the guise that he could facilitate licences for them. The man is accused of running his scheme between May 2015 and October last year when he was arrested in Mutare. He is charged with six counts of fraud, one of impersonation and another of theft. Mashu fled after he was granted $100 bail. Beitbridge magistrate…

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Zimbo jailed for life for killing SA doctor

Zimbo jailed for life for killing SA doctor 10

By Thupeyo Muleya A 29 year old  Zimbabwean man was on Wednesday condemned to life imprisonment by a Lephalale High Court in Limpopo province for killing a South African doctor. Petrus Standford Moyo Petrus Standford Moyo, was also sentenced to 15 years for attempted murder, another 30 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances, one year for trespassing, 13 years for house breaking and theft. He was also slapped with a further three years for malicious damage to property, three years for escaping from lawful custody and another nine years for…

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Simba Chikore back in court

Simba Chikore back in court 11

By Panashe Machakaire The trial of former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore, who is accused of kidnapping his employee at Zimbabwe Airways offices, opened yesterday at the Harare Magistrate’s Court, with the complainant, Mrs Bertha Zakeyo, narrating how she was unlawfully detained. Simba Chikore (centre) and wife Bona Mugabe (right) In her evidence in chief before magistrate Mrs Victoria Mashamba, Mrs Zakeyo claimed that Chikore gave a directive to security guard Simbarashe Mutimbe to bar her from leaving Zimbabwe Airways offices until she handed over her phone. “The security…

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