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January 8, 2019 8:23 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, the head of Thailand’s immigration police says. Thai immigration officials had tried to return Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, to Kuwait, where her family is. But she refused to board a flight on Monday and barricaded herself 13

January 6, 2019 6:33 AM Diaspora-based artist sings on Zim problems

Diaspora-based Taffy Theman has lamented the suffering being experienced by Zimbabweans in a song titled Oneday. The song reflects on the troubles currently obtaining in Zimbabwe while also going back to Gukurahundi, Murambatsvina, the 2008 election violence where some women were raped, corruption, mismanagement of resources, and the recent army killings 11

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 16

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 Charges against Sathar were withdrawn by the State before plea after Gwaka and Shava 14

December 30, 2018 11:13 AM Fugitive sodomite arrested after police station visit

An unrepentant teenager from Kamativi who had evaded the police for three years after sodomising his girlfriend’s nine-year-old daughter was arrested on Christmas Day when he went to a police station to report a case of assault. Gift Mwinde, now aged 19 and residing at Number C5 Kamativi Compound in Hwange District disappeared in 2015 after breaking 13

December 27, 2018 1:55 AM Fugitive cop arrested – Nehanda Radio

A Chinhoyi-based police sergeant has been arrested after going on the run for allegedly stealing $90 000. The money was supposed to be paid to police officers who participated in the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) programme sometime last year. However, Lameck Karombo allegedly transferred the money into his personal account before fleeing. He was arrested 8

December 22, 2018 11:31 AM A-Level pupil jailed for impregnating Form Two lover

A form Six pupil at Nhwali High School in Gwanda has appeared in court for impregnating his Form Two girlfriend. Blessing Dube (19) pleaded not guilty to a charge of having sexual intercourse with a minor when he appeared before Gwanda provincial magistrate, Mr Maphios Ncube but was convicted due to overwhelming evidence. He was sentenced to 24 months 27

December 22, 2018 9:20 AM Acting PG orders probe into $20 000 bribery allegations

The bribery allegations were raised in court by Advocate Sylvester Hashiti in November this year. In a statement released yesterday, Mr Hodzi said his office takes the allegations seriously. “They must be thoroughly investigated and all wrongdoing clearly exposed. All offenders will be prosecuted without fear or favour. “The NPA is cognisant of the fact that the success 20

December 19, 2018 11:52 AM Businesswoman’s trial for ‘externalising’ $6m postponed

The trial of a Bulawayo businesswoman who has been on the police wanted list for allegedly externalising more than $6 million to Botswana, has been postponed to January 25 next year. Delny Deanna Ashley Davies (41) of Morningside suburb appeared before Bulawayo regional magistrate Mr Trynos Utawashe facing charges of contravening the Exchange Control 9

December 15, 2018 7:58 AM I use marijuana for rituals, man tells court

A man from Dzau Village in Seke left the court in stitches when he claimed that as a traditional healer, he was obliged to use marijuana. Master Chimbalanga (22) recently appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mrs Winfilder Tiatara, charged with possession of a dangerous drug. “I am allowed to be in possession of cannabis because I am a certified traditional 8