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October 23, 2018 9:30 PM Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore appears in court… he’s facing kidnapping charges

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore has appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court, facing charges of kidnapping. According to a Facebook post by the state-owned Herald newspaper, Chikore was at the court on Tuesday and was in the company of his wife Bona Chikore-Mugabe, his lawyer Jonathan Samkange and police detectives 15

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 25

October 4, 2018 6:06 AM Jilted man kidnaps ex-girlfriend

A man from Bulawayo has appeared in court for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend a few days after she dumped him. Bhekani Ngwenya (31), of Sotshangane Flats in Nguboyenja suburb, allegedly kidnapped Ms Nokuthula Dube (30). Ngwenya appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Ms Adelaide Mbeure who remanded him in custody to today for the provision of a trial date. Prosecuting 24

August 15, 2018 7:05 AM 41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials ‘worried’

Fifty-seven cases of Ebola have been identified in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO said yesterday. Of those cases, 30 have been confirmed and 27 are probable cases. Forty-one people have died from the viral haemorrhagic fever so far in this outbreak. The outbreak, in the North Kivu province, is challenging because it is an active 23

August 7, 2018 10:58 AM Man ‘kidnaps’ three messengers of court

He locked them in his house and went away. A 48-YEAR-OLD man from Gwanda has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping three messengers of court after they had been sent to attach property from him because he had not paid a $500 debt. Taison Moyo of house number 758 Jacaranda, Gwanda, allegedly locked Calvin Hlabathi, Francis Mayini and Mthabisi Moyo in his house 29

July 29, 2018 2:00 AM Vic Falls man acquitted of rape

A 30-year-old Victoria Falls man asked villagers to squeeze his manhood to prove that he had not raped his neighbour’s teenage wife. Melusi Vundla of BH34 Chidobe under chief Mvuthu, who was being represented by Thulani Nkala of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, appeared before Hwange regional magistrate Collet Ncube on Friday, where he was acquitted 34

July 20, 2018 11:31 AM Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

Nigerian police have arrested eight members of the armed group Boko Haram who were involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, an official said. The men “confessed to having participated actively in the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls,” police commissioner Damian Chukwu told journalists on Wednesday in the northern 23

July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Zambia bars Koffi Olomide

Popular rhumba musician Koffi Olomide has been barred from entering Zambia because of the many criminal allegations against him in the southern African country, and France. They include allegations of assaulting a photojournalist in Zambia during a previous tour. He has also been accused of sexually assaulting his dancers, kidnapping them and employing 41

July 12, 2018 12:52 AM Rape, robbery and kidnap brothers jailed 42 years

Two brothers from Silobela have been sentenced to a combined 42 years imprisonment after they were convicted of rape, robbery, assault and kidnapping charges by a Gweru regional magistrate. Stanford Sibanda (29) and his teenage brother Misheck (19) were convicted of four counts of rape, robbery, assault and rape by Mr Morgan Nemadire. Stanford was sentenced 28

June 22, 2018 5:54 AM Brothers arrested for rape

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two machete-wielding brothers after robbing her in-laws of a 50kg bag of maize, $250 cash and other valuables. Stanford (28) and Misheck Sibanda (19) of Silobela appeared before Gweru regional magistrate Mr Morgan Nemadire facing charges of unlawful entry, assault, robbery, kidnapping and rape. It is the State’s 40