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  • Death row inmates graduate

    September 23, 2017 10:38 PM 1

    AN inmate who is on the death row at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison recently graduated after the completion of a course in Voice of Prophecy Bible Study Guides. The inmate, Jack Sakala, was part of 450 others who last Thursday were presented with certificates following the completion of the course which was initiated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Harare

  • Man Jailed For Raping Girlfriend

    September 23, 2017 3:49 PM 1

    A 26-YEAR-OLD Budiriro man was sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment by a Harare magistrate for having unconsensual sex with his girlfriend under aggravated circumstances. The convict, Knowledge Nyandoro, will serve a 12-year effective jail term after magistrate Hosea Mujaya suspended four years on condition of good behaviour. In passing sentence, Mujaya

  • VP Msika’s wife dies

    September 23, 2017 2:03 AM 2

    MARIA Msika, the wife of the late Vice-President Joseph Msika, has died. Maria, who was 89, died yesterday. According to a family representative, she had been struggling with hypertension. Zanu PF spokesperson, Simon Khaya Moyo confirmed the death of the former Vice-President’s wife. “It is true she passed on this morning. The passing-on of Gogo Msika

  • Tsvangirai takes days off to recover

    September 23, 2017 2:03 AM 2

    MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who is due in the country this weekend, is taking days off from work to enable him to fully recuperate from his illness that forced him to be airlifted to South Africa for specialist treatment last week. Tsvangirai is suffering from cancer of the colon and was rushed to South Africa last week on Friday after his health

  • Raffle ticket books stolen at police station

    September 23, 2017 12:10 AM 3

    The books contained more than 350 tickets. The tickets worth $2 each were supposed to be sold to both police officers and members of the public. The raffle draw is set for October 7 at the Morris Depot Grounds and ticket holders stand a chance of winning 10 vehicles and other consolation prizes. Sources yesterday said several police officers had been questioned

  • Harare mayor calling it quits

    September 22, 2017 10:19 PM 2

    Clr Manyenyeni’s tenure as mayor was characterised by failure to provide basic services like water, refuse collection or road repairs. When he took office four years ago, he vowed to turn around the fortunes of the Sunshine city. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, Clr Manyenyeni blamed his handicap on politics. “Our failure to move because of political

  • Four years for burning girlfriend

    September 22, 2017 10:15 PM 2

    Tafadzwa Gibson of Caledonian/Mabvuku was sentenced to six years but two years were set aside for five years on condition of good behaviour. He pleaded not guilty but Harare regional magistrate Mr Elijah Makomo convicted him after a full trial. In passing sentence Mr Makomo said: “Attempted murder has no other option except a custodial sentence. This is a domestic

  • Makandiwa in court over ‘fake’ prophecy

    September 22, 2017 2:09 AM 2

    UNITED Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa and his wife, Ruth, have filed an exception to the $6,5 million lawsuit filed against them by a Harare couple over alleged “fake” prophecies. Makandiwa, through his lawyer, Lewis Uriri from The Temple Bar, Zimbabwe Inns of Court, instructed by Wilson Manase, urged the court to decline

  • It takes more than sadistic delight in Tsvangirai’s health issues

    September 22, 2017 2:01 AM 2

    INGRAINED in human nature is the base instinct — that subconscious urge, behaviour, or intuition directed by primeval, animalistic, self-serving, and/or ignoble motivations. That’s why we are seeing some such psychologically depraved characters among us taking sadistic delight in main opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s (pictured) illness which

  • Zec should up their game in the BVR system

    September 22, 2017 2:00 AM 2

    The biometric voter registration (BVR) system was rolled out throughout Zimbabwe’s 63 district centres a few days ago, but so far, the process has been painstakingly slow and thoroughly inefficient. For instance, at the Remembrance Drive district offices in Mbare, Harare, hundreds of aspiring voters had turned up as early as 6am on Wednesday morning