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August 15, 2018 6:28 AM Head-on crash kills three year-old girl

A three year old girl died and seven other people were injured in a head-on collision that occurred at Mbalabala along the Beitbridge – Bulawayo Road. The accident occurred at around 5AM on Monday at the 71KM peg when one of the drivers who was trying to overtake another vehicle, encroached into the lane of oncoming traffic, resulting in the collision 15

July 24, 2018 9:27 AM Failed armed robbery suspects in court

Two of three armed robbers who allegedly broke into a soldier’s house in Magwegwe North suburb of Bulawayo and stole his 42 inch plasma television set and a Samsung cellphone before attempting to shoot him, appeared in court yesterday. Nqobile Dube (39) of Old Pumula suburb and his two accomplices, Michael Zivanai Nyamainashe (38) of Magwegwe West and Witness 21

July 21, 2018 2:42 PM Man rubs organ against stranger’s buttocks, fondles her

A visibly drunk Xolisani Dube became a spectacle of shame when he grabbed a city woman and rubbed his manhood against her buttocks before fondling her breast. The incident which is akin to attempted rape happened last Saturday near Bulawayo Centre at around 8pm. This was after the woman bitterly shot down his sexual advances. But the seemingly persistent 20

July 20, 2018 4:28 PM Soldier draws gun at wife

A soldier appeared before a Harare magistrate on Wednesday for reportedly using a service pistol to threaten his wife during a domestic dispute. Conrad Magaiza, 37, who is attached to Josiah MagamaTongogara Army Headquarters, appeared before Harare magistrate, Milton Serima, charged with threats to commit murder. According to State papers, on July 15 at 47-1 Avenue 18

July 20, 2018 9:26 AM Judge’s husband accused of rape

A 27-year-old woman, who claims to have been sexually abused by High Court judge Justice Sylvia Chirau’s husband, said she was scared to report the matter because she thought it would be blocked because of the accused’s wife’s status. Cleopas Mugomba (44) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Bianca Makwande charged with raping the woman. The complainant 14

June 28, 2018 5:58 PM Top cop remanded in custody

The officer-in-charge of Borrowdale Police Station who is being charged with attempted murder after allegedly scalding his second wife with boiling water following a heated dispute over supper was yesterday denied bail and will languish in remand prison for the whole of next week. Simbarashe Sibanda was initially charged with physical abuse when he was brought 29

June 27, 2018 6:27 AM Mom guns down man who flew across the world to see her teenage daughter

Goochland County Virginia, Sheriff James Agnew said Monday that 25-year-old Skinner, from New Zealand, had travelled across the world preparing to knock on this family’s door. He took three planes from New Zealand to Washington on June 20. Then the next day he boarded a Greyhound bus headed for Richmond, headed for the home of a 14-year-old girl he had met on the internet 21

June 27, 2018 5:42 AM Sudan court scraps teen’s death sentence

An appeals court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a woman who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her, her lawyer says. Noura Hussein, 19, was instead sentenced to five years in jail, lawyer Abdelaha Mohamad said. Her mother, Zainab Ahmed, told the BBC she was happy her daughter’s life had been spared. International celebrities had backed 19

June 10, 2018 12:29 PM UN condemns Central African Republic hospital raids

The UN has condemned intimidation of staff and patients by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR). Men armed with machetes, knives and other crude weapons entered hospitals in the past few months, the UN said, most recently in the town of Bambari. Terrified relatives had moved patients from Bambari hospital even though they still needed treatment 15

June 7, 2018 11:08 AM Knife-point ‘rapist’ claims affair with victim

A man from Nkayi who allegedly raped his married neighbour at knife-point claimed he had been in an adulterous relationship with the victim since 2013. The man (38), who cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim, allegedly blocked his neighbour’s way and pushed her bicycle resulting in her falling off. He then allegedly dragged her into the bush and raped 7