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  • Bev, Zoey take fight to SA

    November 12, 2018 3:10 PM 8

    Raunchy dancer Beverly Sibanda and her oft-competitor Zoey Sifelani have decided to take their stage “fight” to South Africa. Popularly known as Bev, Sibanda decamped to South Africa early this year and Zoey followed her recently. In an interview with the Daily News, Zoey thanked Bev for opening the market across the Limpopo River. “She (Bev) played

  • Deadly violence after lobola money disappears

    November 12, 2018 11:50 AM 6

    An injiva who had just arrived from South Africa allegedly thumped his relative with a log and he died a few hours later following a row over R2 000 meant for lobola that allegedly went missing from his pockets, police confirmed yesterday. Mlindisi Sibanda (29) of Tshabanda area in Tsholotsho struck Mr Lungani Tshuma (23) several times all over his body over the missing

  • 23-yr-old in court for murder after fatal fight

    November 12, 2018 11:34 AM 8

    A 23 year old man from Bulawayo allegedly hit another man’s stomach with a stone during a fight. Kudzai Munjayi of Cowdray Park suburb allegedly struck Edmore Gama, once with a stone on his stomach after a heated argument over an unspecified issue. As a result Gama complained of stomach pains resulting in his admission to Mpilo Central Hospital

  • Magistrate reduces ‘too much’ maintenance

    November 12, 2018 11:23 AM 6

    A police officer from Bulawayo heaved a sigh of relief after a maintenance court magistrate told his estranged wife that the nearly $600 she was claiming for child upkeep and spousal maintenance was too much. Mrs Rasanai Chatukuta was demanding $200 for spousal maintenance and $390 for the upkeep of one minor child from Mr AIbert Chatukuta. She said when they separated

  • Man head-butts, knocks out girlfriend’s tooth

    November 12, 2018 11:19 AM 8

    A 26 year old man from Bulawayo has been fined $100 for hitting his girlfriend and knocking out her tooth following an undisclosed argument. Ayanda Mpofu of New Magwegwe head-butted Ms Mavis Mabhena, whose age was not mentioned in court, on the mouth. Mpofu pleaded guilty to physical abuse when he appeared before Western Commonage magistrate Mr Urgent

  • Fake policeman pesters prostitute for sex

    November 12, 2018 11:15 AM 8

    A drunken man from Bulawayo masqueraded as a police officer and ran amok at a night spot in Plumtree, demanding sex from a prostitute. This came to light during the initial appearance of Herbert Rukasha (29) of 30046 Entumbane before Plumtree resident magistrate, Miss Sharon Rosemani, facing charges of disorderly conduct in a public place and impersonation

  • Man fakes father’s death

    November 12, 2018 9:18 AM 8

    A Masvingo man and his two accomplices have been sentenced to 420 hours of unpaid work each by a magistrates court for trying to swindle Econet of $2 000 via the its EcoSure Funeral Cover, through a fake death claim. Thomson Chikwaku (24) of Zimre Park and his two accomplices, Peter Mhasvi (35) and John Mamvura (59), were convicted of trying to defraud

  • 7 robbers arrested, 5 others on the run

    November 12, 2018 8:58 AM 6

    The Zimbabwe Republic Police has arrested seven suspected armed robbers who were targeting farms, service stations and business premises in Mashonaland Central Province. Five others are still on the run. Those arrested are Jerry Mhere (27), Gainmore Muchenje (30), Lazarus Thulani Mathebula (31), John Murengwa (31), Lloyd Mafigu (31), Brighton Murengwa

  • Mukanya goes for greenhorns

    November 11, 2018 5:00 PM 7

    Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has chosen little known musicians to support him during the December Peace Tour in Zimbabwe as part of his efforts to promote youngsters. Currently, his team is registering little known artistes in different parts of the country who wants to curtain raise the Disaster hit maker on the tour. The tour will see him showcasing

  • Bulawayo company ventures into motorcycle manufacturing

    November 11, 2018 5:08 AM 9

    A local company, Bike and Boat Bar Private Limited has ventured into motorcycle manufacturing business in a bid to offer alternative and cheap mode of transport. In other countries especially, in West Africa, motorcycles have become a fast and cheap form of short routes in towns. In an interview, Bike and Boat Bar manager Mrs Robyn Smith said the company