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October 15, 2018 11:56 AM Man ‘stones’ brother to death for refusing to accompany him into town

A 20 year old Gwanda man stoned his elder brother to death for refusing to accompany him to the town’s central business district (CBD.) Londani Sibanda of Copthal Block in Colleen Bawn area was not asked to plead when he appeared before Gwanda magistrate, Ms Nomagugu Ncube facing allegations of murdering 26-year-old Sandiso Sibanda. Prosecuting, Mr Takunda 1

October 15, 2018 6:35 AM Alleged ‘wife killer’ hangs himself

An injiva from Plumtree committed suicide by hanging from the roof of his bedroom after being linked to the death of his wife in South Africa. The incident occurred shortly after Pennius Ncube’s arrival from his base in South Africa. Ncube (34) of Jutshume village Maitengwe under Chief Madlambuzi arrived at his rural home on Wednesday afternoon without 4

October 13, 2018 5:41 AM Notorious Esigodini gold dealer seeks bail at High Court

Notorious Esigodini gold dealer Baron Dube, who allegedly shot and killed a member of a rival mining gang in the area, has approached the High Court seeking bail pending trial. Dube of Habane Township has since appeared before Gwanda magistrate Ms Nomagugu Ncube facing a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of Antony Bvundura three weeks 10

October 12, 2018 3:32 PM ‘Commission of inquiry not visible’

The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) says the commission of inquiry into the violence that occurred in Harare on August 1, resulting in the death of at least six people, is not conducting its work in a transparent manner. In its latest report, ZPP said it was not clear whether the general public has access to the deliberations of the commission, noting that the State 11

October 10, 2018 10:05 AM Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. Police said the driver had lost control and plunged down a slope 9

October 5, 2018 11:27 AM Man ‘stabs, stones’ ‘witch’ aunt to death

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed and stoned his aunt to death, accusing her of witchcraft.Abel Vundla (22) of Bambanani Village in Tjingababili, Tshitshi area in Mphoengs, allegedly killed his aunt, Hilder Ngwenya (49), of the same village. Vundla is alleged to have committed the grisly murder a few metres away from Ngwenya’s 18

October 4, 2018 6:55 AM Cop stabbed twice in stomach

A cop based at Madlambuzi Police Station in Bulilima escaped death by a whisker after he was stabbed twice in the stomach by a drunken stranger without any provocation. Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the incident which took place last Friday. He said the cop’s assailant, Anet Ndebele (22) of Ngotsha 15

October 1, 2018 4:28 AM Man (80) burns to death in veldfire

An 80-year-old man from Gokwe burned to death after accidentally starting a veldfire while burning weeds in his field. Michael Mazambuko of Marandu Village in Gokwe North reportedly failed to control the fire, which burnt down about 5 hectares of grazing land on Tuesday last week. Midlands Provincial Spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Ethel Mkwende could 4

September 29, 2018 5:57 PM Tsikamutandas demand sex as payment

A Silobela man was left counting losses after he was forced to part with two head of cattle as two self-styled traditional healers demanded to have sex with his daughter if he failed to pay for an exorcism exercise. The inyangas commonly referred to as tsikamutandas demanded to spend the night with Muzondiwa Mudzingwa’s 15-year-old daughter as he had shown 8

September 28, 2018 7:30 AM Zimbabwe elephant tramples German tourist to death

A German tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant as she tried to photograph the animal in Zimbabwe. Authorities in Zimbabwe say the attack occurred on Wednesday in Mana Pools National Park and the tourist succumbed to her injuries later the same day. The woman was in a group of tourists who encountered a herd of elephants upon entering the park. Elephant 12