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August 7, 2018 11:26 AM Train cuts man to pieces

A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Victoria Falls died when he was crushed by a passenger train in a suspected case of suicide. NRZ public relations manager Mr Nyasha Maravanyika said investigations were underway. “We heard about the sad incident where one person was killed by a train. Police attended the scene and investigations are still underway to establish 29

August 5, 2018 8:22 PM Money in the bank for fired Amini

STRUGGLING Castle Lager Premier Soccer League outfit Bulawayo City will pay their former coach Amini Soma Phiri, a monthly salary of between $1 000 and $1 500 till the end of year, B-Metro Sport has learnt. Phiri, a former Highlanders player, team manager and coach, was shown the exit at Amakhosi late last week, after his charges posted a string of poor results 40

July 30, 2018 7:49 AM ZBC refused to flight Chamisa’s prayer

State-controlled broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) refused to flight MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa’s political advertisement ahead of the crunch election today ostensibly because it breached hate speech laws. The ad, which the MDC Alliance pitched for a provocative first run this week, is in the form of a powerful 39

July 13, 2018 2:59 AM Boxer jailed 6 months for assaulting his mother

A 20 year old boxer from Mtapa suburb in Gweru yesterday failed to sway a magistrate to give him a non-custodial sentence for assaulting his mother saying he wants to vote for the first time in the July 30 elections. Provincial magistrate Mrs Phathekile Msipa slapped Joseph Simango, who has a certificate in boxing, with a six months jail term for assaulting 22

July 5, 2018 2:28 AM Jail for machete attack

A Silobela man has been sentenced to 12 months behind bars for striking a man with a machete on the head for ‘touching’ his opaque beer. Tawanda Mpofu (31) of village 16 Chief Ntabeni in Silobela was convicted by Kwekwe Magistrate, Mr Lavroe Philemon for attacking Mr Victor Deyisi. Mpofu will, however, serve an effective nine months in jail after three 56

July 4, 2018 1:31 AM Top lawyer seeks Gutu censure

Harare lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu has written to the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) seeking the censure of MDC-T vice president Mr Obert Gutu for unprofessional conduct. Mr Gutu is also a lawyer practising under Gutu Chikowero Legal Practitioners. Adv Mpofu, who was representing the MDC led by Mr Nelson Chamisa in the party logo dispute in Bulawayo 41

July 2, 2018 6:18 PM Lupane celebrates King Lobengula with carnival

Lupane district last week made history by staging a cultural carnival to commemorate King Lobengula’s crossing of the Tshangane River for his battle against the Allan Wilson patrol in 1893. Dubbed Pupu-Tshangane Carnival, the first of its kind, was headlined by music, dance, paintings, poetry showcase and art stalls where locals sold different artefacts 34

June 21, 2018 5:30 PM Councillor sues Harare council

Harare councillor Wilton Janjazi is demanding that the city reimburse him more than $12 000 in legal fees he accrued when he was fighting fraud accusations he has since been cleared of. Janjazi was last year suspended by council after he was allegedly involved in the awarding of a tender to Energy Resources African Consortium (Erac) for the refurbishment 31

June 15, 2018 8:57 AM Man ‘axed’, thrown in disused mine

A man was killed and his body dumped in a disused mine in Silobela. The body of the man identified as Bukhosi Dube was discovered with a deformed face in the pit by passersby who spotted a trail of blood leading to the pit. The incident comes amid an outcry from people in the Midlands province who are living in fear due to an upsurge in crimes involving 36

June 12, 2018 12:32 AM Bulawayo man kicks wife to death

A 50-YEAR-OLD man from Bulawayo has been arraigned after he allegedly kicked his wife several times on the face and chest until she collapsed. Kim Caterina died five days later at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH)’s intensive care unit following the alleged gruesome attack by Ricardo Staddon last month. It was not stated in court why Staddon allegedly 46