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January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Illegal fuel dealer jailed

A Mutare man has been slapped with 30 days in prison by a city magistrate after he was found selling diesel without a licence. Temptation Makorera (23) of house number 4 Murahwa Industrial Site, Green Market, Sakubva, was charged with contravening Section 29(1) of the Petroleum Act (Chapter 13:22). Representing the State, Miss Perseverance Musukuto told the court 76

January 6, 2019 3:45 PM Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near Coptic church

A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of two hidden in a bag on a roof by the church in Nasr City outside Cairo. It comes two days before 24

January 5, 2019 7:37 AM Hot water bottle burns…Woman sues hospital for negligence

A woman whose daughter suffered severe burns after nurses at Mbuma Mission Hospital in Nkayi district forgot to tighten the lid of a hot water bottle resulting in the water spilling and scalding the minor, is suing the health institution for $50 000. Ms Bhekithemba Sibanda, through her lawyersJob Sibanda and Associates, filed summons at the Bulawayo 24

January 3, 2019 7:35 AM Arrest warrant issued for Ethiopia’s ex-spy chief

The authorities in Ethiopia have issued a warrant for the arrest of the country’s former spy chief Getachew Assefa. There has been speculation that this could be in connection with human rights violations. Mr Getachew was the head of the intelligence agency before Abiy Ahmed became prime minister. Mr Abiy has previously promised that officials who committed 23

January 1, 2019 1:37 AM Cops hunt for ‘sadistic’ man

Police have launched an extensive manhunt for a Harare man who stands accused of causing the deaths of five children after he sickeningly burnt down the home of the family of a 12-year-old girl that he is said to have raped earlier. This comes after Steven Manjovha, 35, of Budiriro high density suburb, vanished without trace after recently being granted 31

December 31, 2018 5:57 AM Granny (79) in the dock for stocktheft

A 79-year-old granny from Zhombe in the Midlands Province and her daughter have pleaded guilty to stealing 15 goats from the neighbourhood. Evar Gwakwa, her daughter Prisca Shava (38) and a neighbour Phiri Sathar (48) appeared before magistrate Mr Tayengwa Sangster. Charges against Sathar were withdrawn by the State before plea after Gwaka and Shava 28

December 30, 2018 11:45 AM Man axes wife over divorce

A 21-year-old Filabusi man has been arrested for striking his 17-year-old wife with an axe on the head whom he left unconscious for demanding separation. Anele Ncube of Bekezela Township is expected to appear at the Gwanda Magistrate’s Court on 9 January facing attempted murder charges. According to State facts Ncube attacked his wife, Ms Nokuthula Moyo on 24 November 27

December 28, 2018 8:25 AM Trio ‘rapes’ neighbour after drinking spree

Three men from Manningdale suburb in Bulawayo allegedly raped their 27-year-old neighbour who had gone with them for a beer drink at a local shebeen where they also smoked dagga. Two of the suspects, one aged 19 and the other one aged 20 have since been arrested. Their accomplice, whose age was not given, is still at large. Those arrested were not asked 18

December 27, 2018 2:59 AM Adulterous woman caught redhanded

A woman from Entumbane suburb in Bulawayo was caught red-handed by her husband in their matrimonial home with her lover after he returned from their rural home unannounced. This emerged in court, when Onias Musengi (45) and his nephew Thulani Musengi (30) were charged for assaulting Mkharadi Nyoni (36) of Lupane. Nyoni sustained a swollen face and was referred 24

December 27, 2018 1:42 AM 7 Chinese caught with $1m rhino horn pieces

Seven Chinese were arrested in Victoria Falls in possession of more than 20kg of rhino horn pieces valued about $1 million. Zeng Dengui (35), Peicon Jang (35), Liu Cheng (23), Yu Xian (25), Yong Zhu (25), Chen Zhiangfu (30) and Qui Jinchang (29) were arrested following a search at their rented house in Aerodrome suburb on Sunday morning. Police received 21