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January 10, 2019 10:18 AM Goat herders drown in swimming escapade

Two minors from Gokwe drowned during a swimming escapade while herding goats. A boy Tatenda Befura (5) and a girl Patris Muduveki (6) both of Mtumbumtumbu village under Chief Chireya were found floating in Hwadze River at around 5PM on Sunday. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko confirmed the drowning. “I can confirm we received 475

December 29, 2018 12:31 PM Snake in kombi causes panic

Passengers on board a commuter omnibus plying the Gokwe-Kwekwe route, were left shell shocked after commuter omnibus loaders intercepted a parcel that contained a snake within the kombi. The metre-long puff adder which had about 10 small ones, was found in a sack neatly tucked in the boot of the kombi and is said to have been given to the kombi crew by a man in Gokwe 117

December 25, 2018 10:16 AM Spot the Leader: PICTURES from Nelson Chamisa tour of Mbare Musika bus terminus

Main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa made spot visits to several places in the capital on Monday, most notably Mbare Musika Bus Terminus. Chamisa spoke to people aboard several buses including those with peripheral destinations, buses that were headed to Gokwe, Chiredzi, Hurungwe, Zvimba, Chipinge among other places 87

December 13, 2018 5:00 PM Poor health grounds Ninja Lipsy

Zimdancehall chanter Tendazvaitwa Chitimbe, popularly known as Ninja Lipsy, has staged only three concerts this year due to poor health. Lipsy is battling hemiplegia, sometimes called hemiparesis, which is a condition that affects one side of the body. Lipsy, who is also epileptic, described 2018 as one of the most unsuccessful years in her career 53

November 8, 2018 8:37 AM Policeman ‘murdered by inyanga’ buried

A Police officer stationed in Tsholotsho who was allegedly murdered by an inyanga, was buried on Tuesday at West Park Cemetery in Bulawayo. A family spokesperson, Mr Godfrey Koti, said they want Constable Edmond Sibanda’s killer or killers to be punished. “We are grateful to the police for the great work they did in locating my brother’s body and arresting 74

October 27, 2018 1:20 AM Gokwe folks stampede for Chicken Inn delights

Gokwe town was a hive of activity this past weekend when fast food brand Simbisa took their Chicken Inn and Creamy Inn mobile outlets to the town. People from far and wide thronged Gokwe town to taste ice cream and the popular two-piecer (two pieces of chicken and chips) known as the red box meal. There was a stampede as the young and old pushed and shoved 71

October 13, 2018 6:53 AM Mine murder. . . 11 miners arrested

A Gang of eleven miners have been arrested for killing a man in a mine claim conflict in Vhovha, Gwanda. The gang, whose members come from Mberengwa, Masvingo, Gokwe and Gwanda, were armed with logs, machetes, axes and stones when they attacked Ndodana Ncube at Mascot Mine on Monday. Samson Chihombodo (35), Tererai Guri (32), Tinomuvonga Zhou (31), Melusi 76

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 47

September 10, 2018 4:51 AM Pangolin lands 5 in the dock

Five Gokwe men last week appeared in court for attempting to sell a live pangolin. Tawanda Ngara (33), Phillip Murimira (39), Innocent Mungoro (38), Moses Muguti (35) and Clemence Mukumirwa (33) were all arraigned before Gokwe magistrate Mr Musaiona Shortgame facing charges of possessing a specially protected animal without a licence. They were remanded 84

September 3, 2018 6:23 AM Four die, 9 injured in road accident

Four people died while nine others were seriously injured when a Toyota Granvia they were travelling in side-swiped with a Ford Ranger before colliding head-on with a Mazda B1800 along the Kwekwe-Gokwe highway. Police sources said on approaching the 117km peg, the Toyota Granvia, which was going towards Kwekwe with 10 people on board, encroached into the right 41