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  • Gang of 8 jailed one year each

    July 19, 2018 8:28 AM 16

    A gang of eight people from Chitungwiza and Beatrice that forcibly took a coffin containing the body of Tinashe Pise to a beerhall and stole cash and beer amounting to $1 600 has been sentenced to one year in prison each. Tendai Pise (24), Patience Mafunganzira (25), Ishmael Mandipanga (22), Stanley Charura (27), Brendon Simon (21), Rumbidzai Manyika

  • Man arrested for assaulting girlfriend’s ex-hubby

    July 19, 2018 8:12 AM 16

    Police in Macheke have arrested a 37-year-old man who assaulted his girlfriend’s ex-husband after he found the two discussing the upkeep of their children. The sight of his girlfriend in a discussion with her ex-husband did not go well with Tinei Makoni, who lost his temper and assaulted Asin Hiter in the head with an axe, resulting in the latter sustaining

  • Billiat’s arrival excites Khune

    July 19, 2018 7:50 AM 16

    Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune is excited by the prospect of linking up with Khama Billiat and backs “homeboy” Letlhogonolo Mirwa to do well at the club. Amakhosi have made four signings ahead of the 2018 /19 campaign, although Andriamirado Andrianarimanana’s arrival is still in doubt following a dispute with Madagascar amateur club Fosa Juniors

  • Zimra speaks on board fees

    July 19, 2018 7:31 AM 52

    The 9 percent jump in fees and allowances for Zimbabwe Revenue Authority board members for the year to December 31 last year, has been attributed to the high number of meetings held to tackle pressing issues raised in the forensic audit. The forensic audit report unearthed high levels of sleaze that allegedly characterised former Commissioner General

  • Robert Mugabe Jnr admitted at Parirenyatwa

    July 18, 2018 3:39 PM 25

    Robert Mugabe (junior) claims he was briefly admitted at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals on Monday evening. When news of this development reached online media and social media, people who posted their comments were actually celebrating that he had been treated at a general hospital and not flown abroad. Without giving away much, Robert took to Instagram

  • Aspiring councillor in land scandal

    July 18, 2018 2:25 PM 24

    An aspiring MDC Alliance council candidate has been sucked in an alleged illegal sale of repossessed housing stands in Gwanda without council approval, according to a audit report. Ward 3 aspiring candidate Tyson Moyo is already being probed by the Gwanda local authority in connection with illegal sale of three stands in the Hlalani Kuhle area. The audit

  • Cops up for demanding bribe

    July 18, 2018 12:53 PM 24

    Two cops appeared in court yesterday facing charges of demanding a R30 000 bribe to free a suspected thief. Tonderai Mumanikidzwa, 41, and Etwell Ngara, 45, denied allegations of criminal abuse of duty as public officers when they appeared before Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo. The duo is attached to Criminal Investigations Department, Southerton

  • NCC president to be elected today

    July 18, 2018 12:46 PM 24

    Chiefs are today set to elect the president and deputy president of the National Council of Chiefs (NCC). According to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), 35 chiefs have already been elected into NCC in accordance with the Traditional Leaders Act. Today, all chiefs will again meet to elect president of NCC and his/her deputy. On August 1, they will elect

  • Tamborinyoka charged again for defacing posters

    July 18, 2018 12:26 PM 24

    MDC Alliance Goromonzi West candidate Luke Tamborinyoka has been charged again for allegedly defacing a rival’s political campaign posters. Tamborinyoka, who is already on remand in another court over the same allegations, was hauled before magistrate Francis Mapfumo with the State now claiming that he also acted independently on the day in question

  • Miss Zim, Miss Tourism finals on same day

    July 18, 2018 3:02 AM 42

    The country’s two flagship beauty pageants, Miss World Zimbabwe and Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ), will be held on the same day, September 8. As MTZ has been on overdrive preparing for the national pageant that will be held in Bulawayo, Miss World Zimbabwe has been holding auditions for aspiring models for the pageant whose finale will be in Harare