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  • Victory for Mbada – Nehanda Radio

    May 21, 2018 1:34 PM 1

    The Supreme Court has shut the door on the government-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) after throwing out its appeal, in which it challenged a High Court order barring it from selling diamonds belonging to Grandwell Holdings (Grandwell) in the Chiadzwa mining fields. The Supreme Court order comes after Grandwell, which is represented

  • 20-yr-old up for raping cousin (8)

    May 21, 2018 8:38 AM 4

    A 20 year old man from Bulawayo has been arrested for allegedly raping his 8-year-old cousin. The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his victim, allegedly raped the girl sometime between March 28 and April 27. The girl was allegedly sleeping on the sofa when the cousin came back home late at night and raped her. The matter came to light

  • Actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

    May 20, 2018 4:44 PM 10

    WINDSOR — Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married yesterday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1 000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. In a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle that 39 English kings and queens have called home since 1066, Harry and Meghan

  • US teen kills 10 in shooting

    May 20, 2018 4:37 PM 10

    SANTA FE — The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared to be disoriented on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday. The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being

  • Police, robbers in high speed chase – PICTURES

    May 19, 2018 1:06 PM 14

    Police in Bulawayo were on Tuesday involved in a high speed chase with burglars who raided Elitsheni Primary School in Inyathi, Matabeleland North, getting away with $650 and a safe box. A police highway patrol unit got suspicious when they spotted a motorist driving a Honda Jazz along Bulawayo-Khami Road with the car’s boot open and a safe box protruding

  • Inmates fail to show up in court after prison truck breaks down

    May 18, 2018 11:10 AM 19

    Inmates from Bulawayo have failed to show-up in court since last week following the breakdown of the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) truck. The grounded truck is allegedly being attended to by mechanics. ZPCS Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda yesterday said the breaking down of prison trucks was a nationwide problem, but they were working

  • ZESA to cut off businesses

    May 18, 2018 10:56 AM 17

    Businesses, including miners and manufacturers, who owe money for electricity risk being cut off by Zimbabwe’s power distributor after the lapse of a six months grace period to settle their bills. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, is struggling to recover about $1 billion owed by companies, farmers and households who are on post-paid

  • Mapfumo relishes Trevor D reunion

    May 18, 2018 10:08 AM 18

    Urban grooves singer Leonard Mapfumo is billed to perform tonight at the launch of Trevor Dongo’s music video for “Hazvidi Nharo”. Mapfumo, who has been on sabbatical, said he is back with a new sound as well as exciting projects. He is excited to reunite with Dongo with whom he has done a number of projects. He said it was an amazing experience to reunite

  • Man murdered in cold blood

    May 18, 2018 9:45 AM 17

    A 37-year-old Gokwe man was murdered in cold blood by an unknown assailant who wanted to rob him at Machakata Business Centre last Friday. Acting Midlands provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende said the deceased, Marcos Mbizo, was struck by a sharp object several times after he fought a thief who tried to rob him on his way home from the business

  • Four strokes for bedding minor

    May 18, 2018 9:40 AM 16

    A 16-year-old boy from Murape Village, Seke, will receive four strokes of the cane for bedding and impregnating a minor. The teenager, who was facing charges of having sexual intercourse with a young person, pleaded not guilty when he appeared before magistrate Mr Oliver Mudzongachiso but was convicted after a full trial. Mr Mudzongachiso ordered the teenager