October 11, 2018 2:01 AM Body of murdered Mpumalanga girl with albinism finally identified
Gabisile Shabane’s headless body was found buried in a shallow grave in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, in the third week of February. The body of Gabisile Shabane, the 13-year-old girl with albinism who was kidnapped with another child from their home in Hlalanikahle in Mpumalanga in January, has finally been identified though DNA tests, her mother Annah 18
September 26, 2018 7:11 AM Man digs up dad’s remains, stashes them in bedroom
A magistrate here has ordered the mental examination of a 46-year-old man, who allegedly exhumed the remains of his father who died two decades ago and stashed them in his bedroom. Resident magistrate Mr Victor Mahamadi on Tuesday ordered that Moses Zuva of Shadaya Village under Chief Gutu be examined to establish his mental state after his bizarre conduct 23
May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’
Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 64
March 19, 2018 1:09 AM Karuru laid to rest in Shamva
The late Presidential cameraperson, Mr Artwell Karuru, was yesterday buried at Goora Village in Shamva, amid praise for the work he did for the community and the nation at large. Hundreds of people thronged the Karuru homestead to pay their last respects to one of their own who died last week after a long battle with diabetes. Among the mourners were senior 27
December 19, 2017 10:05 AM Ndanga recalled . .
The Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe has recalled its president Archbishop Johannes Ndanga on allegations of flagrant violation of the organisation’s constitution and making unilateral appointments, among other charges. “It is with grave sadness that we are recalling you from the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe presidency with immediate 45
October 22, 2017 2:00 AM Clerics! Please plead the cause of the poor
If the Zimbabwean government would do a self-introspection, it would find its contribution to what has become a menace by vendors in the streets. THE government of Zimbabwe has launched a blitz on its impoverished people living off vending in mostly urban areas and towns depriving them of their sole means of survival in a country hit by a plethora of crises 55
October 16, 2017 3:54 PM Mnangagwa Hiding Behind Poison!
By Nomazulu Thata | To say that Mnangagwa roasted Jonathan Moyo on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in a politburo meeting is seriously misleading. We waited for the 80 page dossier that Mnangagwa promised the nation, to shed light into the dubious activities of Jonathan Moyo in the party and government. If what we read today was the roasting then, we can as well say Mnangagwa 44
October 14, 2017 2:40 AM ‘Special Congress targets Mugabe’
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe could set himself a trap if he accedes to calls by a faction of Zanu PF to turn the party’s December people’s conference into an extraordinary elective congress, political analysts have said. This followed reports that the Wednesday Zanu PF politburo meeting discussed the need to hold a special congress to decisively deal with Vice-President 15
October 8, 2017 1:18 AM Resign or get fired, Mnangagwa told
It is becoming increasingly clear that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now left with two options — to resign from his position or risk dismissal — analysts have said. This comes as relations have broken down between him and the First Family over a series of events that drove a hunk between them. Mnangagwa has also fallen out with his counterpart 39
October 1, 2017 3:11 PM Should MDC think of Tsvangirai’s successor?
Just like the ruling Zanu PF party, Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party — the MDC — is facing the same headaches of succession that have become apparent now that its charismatic leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is under the weather. The MDC leader was airlifted to South Africa earlier last month where he is receiving colon cancer treatment — having been diagnosed 9