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October 16, 2018 5:55 PM Man attempts to strangle wife in alimony row

A Harare man allegedly attempted to strangle his wife in the presence of a police officer after she reported him for defaulting on child support. Edzai Nyamutawatawa, 45, of Madokero suburb allegedly grabbed his wife Debra Anna Mandizha, 36, by the neck and strangled her as they drove to court following his arrest. As Nyamutawatawa was strangling her, he reportedly 14

October 15, 2018 9:09 AM Chevrons, SA dead rubber called off

Zimbabwe concluded their cricket tour of South Africa without a win after the third Twenty20 International was abandoned without a ball being bowled at Willowmoore Park in Benoni yesterday due to rain. A waterlogged outfield caused by incessant rain deemed the field not fit to be used, with the match officials calling the match off one and half hours 7

October 11, 2018 3:21 AM Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying – one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 21

October 7, 2018 9:44 AM Gurira’s Walking Dead days numbered?

As she progresses in her career and becomes a fully fledged movie star, Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira’s days as a zombie slaying warrior on one of the most watched TV shows, The Walking Dead, may be numbered, as there’s speculation that her character might be killed off in the not too distant future. The popular TV show returns for its ninth season 20

September 21, 2018 5:29 AM Girl, 9, shot dead as troops clear traffic

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital, Mogadishu, police say. Deqa Dahir died and another girl was wounded when bullets hit their school bus while it was stuck in a traffic jam, Amnesty International said. Soldiers opened fire in an apparent attempt to clear the road for their vehicle 14

September 20, 2018 6:49 AM Iraq court condemns to death ‘deputy of IS leader’

An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent jihadist described as a deputy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to death on terrorism charges. “The Karkh criminal court in Baghdad sentenced to death by hanging one of the most prominent leaders of IS, who served as a deputy of Baghdadi,” judicial spokesman Abdel Sattar Bayraqdar said. Ismail 12

September 18, 2018 11:56 AM Missing miner found dead

A man who went missing for five days has been found dead in a mine pit in Gwanda, Matabeleland South. Several containers of opaque beer popularly known as Batai Munhu were found in the pit near the body. Felix Gororo (39) of Valentine Mine was last seen on the night of September 7 when he left his colleagues at the mine compound saying he was going to Vumbachikwe 7

September 3, 2018 11:18 AM Hundreds escape Libya prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli

Some 400 prisoners have escaped from a facility near the Libyan capital Tripoli amid deadly violence between militia groups in the city, police say. “The detainees were able to force open the doors” in order to leave the Ain Zara prison, the local police said. They added that guards, fearing for their lives, were unable to prevent the breakout following 30

September 2, 2018 7:13 PM Chipanga wants ED, Chamisa to unite

Controversial Sungura musician-cum-politician Hosea Chipanga has urged MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa to heed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call for unity. He told the Daily News on Sunday that unity of purpose between them would be beneficial to the whole country, adding that only the “devil and evil forces” would stand to lose from an end to the bickering 20

August 30, 2018 1:06 PM Prophetess in court for murder

A Kwekwe prophetess has been arraigned before the courts following the death of a patient after consuming a concoction she prescribed to her. Evelyn Madhara (28), of 16128 Mbizo Section 15 in Kwekwe, a self-proclaimed traditional healer, appeared before Kwekwe magistrate Mrs Rosemary Dube facing culpable homicide charges. Beatrice Masundire died upon admission 36