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  • Ex-JLS member Oritse Williams charged with rape

    September 14, 2018 7:31 AM 3

    Former JLS member Oritse Williams has been charged with rape over an alleged attack on a fan in a hotel room after a concert. The 31-year-old singer from Croydon, London, was arrested on 2 December 2016, the morning after performing at the Gorgeous club in Wolverhampton. A second man, Jamien Nagadhana, 31, of Hounslow, London, has also been charged in connection

  • Email scam: Nigerian ‘ran ring from Sydney detention centre’

    September 14, 2018 7:16 AM 3

    Australian police have charged a man they say was running a multi-million dollar email scam from inside an immigration detention centre in Sydney. The Nigerian man, 43, headed a fraud ring which sent fake messages that claimed to be from trusted companies, according to New South Wales Police. Three other people were charged over the alleged crimes, which

  • UZ graduation postponed – Nehanda Radio

    September 14, 2018 6:28 AM 3

    The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has deferred a graduation ceremony that was set for today owing to an outbreak of cholera which has claimed 25 lives and left several people hospitalised mostly in Glen View and Budiriro high density suburbs in Harare. In a statement yesterday, UZ Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Mapfumo said the postponement was purely

  • Jah Signal in car crash

    September 14, 2018 6:24 AM 3

    Fast-rising Zimdancehall star Jah Signal will be out for a month after he was involved in an accident in Harare. The popular musician suffered bruises and broken ribs and might postpone the launch of his debut album Jaya. Contrary to social media reports that the Sweetie (Shinga Muroora) hit maker was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after the accident

  • Japajapa attacks Zambian ambassador

    September 13, 2018 5:35 PM 3

    Activist Paddington Japajapa, 50, has been summoned to appear in court and answer to disorderly conduct allegations after allegedly shouting at the Zambian ambassador to Zimbabwe. Japajapa appeared before Harare magistrate Nyasha Vitorini and will be in court for trial on a date yet to be finalised. The complainant is Zelipa Chitambo, the Zambian ambassador

  • Premier Soccer League matches on despite cholera outbreak

    September 13, 2018 10:23 AM 3

    THE Premier Soccer League will not postpone matches in Harare this weekend despite a deadly cholera outbreak in the capital that has so far claimed 21 lives and been declared a state of disaster by the government. Over 3 000 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Harare, while isolated cases in Masvingo, Manicaland, Midlands and Mashonaland Central

  • Couple up for assault after death

    September 13, 2018 8:52 AM 3

    A COUPLE from Bulawayo appeared in court yesterday for allegedly assaulting a man who died three months after the incident. Francis Mugwira (26) and Ronica Mugwira (20) of Sotshangane Flats in Nguboyenja suburb allegedly assaulted Hatikwadzanui Nyamangodo then (86) who also resided at the same flats on December 25 last year. The duo appeared before Bulawayo

  • UK based health professionals set for 8-day visit to Zimbabwe…. training exchange

    September 13, 2018 8:50 AM 3

    A group of 26 health professionals from the United Kingdom, (13 Zimbabweans, 10 British and 3 other nationalities) will be in Zimbabwe for an 8-day visit beginning 23 September ending 2 October. The Zimbabwe Life Project, a voluntary group of National Health Service (NHS) professionals is made up of 19 nurses, 2 psychiatrists, 3 therapists and 2 social

  • Mighty Warriors battle for second Cosafa Cup

    September 13, 2018 8:20 AM 3

    THE Mighty Warriors’ quest for a second Cosafa Cup title gets underway this morning when they take on Namibia in their Group C opener in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The Mighty Warriors last lifted the regional cup on home soil in 2011 and will be hoping to get off to a good start. After their opening match this morning, Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda’s

  • Messenger of Court demolishes alleged fraudsters’ houses along Amalinda Road in Suncrest Park

    September 13, 2018 7:11 AM 3

    The Messenger of Court yesterday demolished three houses belonging to suspected fraudsters who allegedly swindled home-seekers of thousands of dollars through selling them stands along Amalinda Road in Suncrest Park, which belongs to Crest Breeders International. Liberty Mutanga, Emmanuel Chabata and Michael Mutandwa’s houses were destroyed after Crest