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November 15, 2018 7:59 AM Tsholotsho RDC boss nabbed for $881000 ‘fraud’

Tsholotsho Rural District Council Chief Executive Officer Themba Moyo has been arrested on charges of criminal abuse of office and fraud. His arrest follows an audit instituted by Government that revealed that the RDC had failed to account for more than $881 000 in council funds. Matabeleland North police spokesperson Chief Inspector Siphiwe Makonese 14

November 12, 2018 3:13 PM Lady Squanda lines up Ladies Night

Controversial Zimdancehall chanter Lady Squanda is striving to uplift fellow female musicians in the music industry. Over the years, Lady Squanda — real name Sandra Gazi — made headlines in local tabloids for the wrong reasons, including demeaning and assaulting other female chanters, verbally and physically. Of late, it seems she realised her shortcomings 8

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 15

October 11, 2018 3:21 AM Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying – one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 22

October 2, 2018 10:25 AM Kariba appoints new town clerk

Kariba Municipality has appointed former chamber secretary, Mr Richard Kamhoti, as its substantial town clerk. Mr Kamhoti takes over from Mr Webster Tembo who retired recently. Kamhoti (57), who holds a Bachelors in Administration from the University of Zimbabwe, believes Kariba has the potential to be a prime tourism destination. He also holds a Master 6

September 29, 2018 1:31 PM Ex-Zanu PF MP ‘fails to pay land levy’

Mazowe Rural District Council (MRDC) has dragged former Zanu PF MP for Mbare Constituency Tendai Savanhu to the High Court for failing to pay over $23 000 land development levy. In the application, MRDC is the applicant, while Savanhu and Nyachura Farms (Private) Limited are cited as first and second respondents respectively. “The first defendant (Savanhu) 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 24

September 19, 2018 3:04 PM Ex-Finance minister sued over land levy

Mazowe Rural District Council has dragged ex-Finance minister Christopher Kuruneri to court for failing to pay over $20 000 for land development levy. According to court papers, the Mazowe Rural District Council is the applicant, while Kuruneri and Gomorenzou Estate are the first and second respondents respectively. “The first defendant (Kuruneri) is an occupier 11

September 5, 2018 10:45 AM Maid arrested over R3k, $160 theft

A MAID has been arrested for allegedly stealing R3 000 and $160 from her employer in Bulawayo’s Emganwini suburb. Lindokuhle Ndebele (20), who was employed at house number 6335 Emganwini suburb by Ms Jane Ndebele, appeared in court yesterday for allegedly stealing from her employer last month. She pleaded not guilty to theft charges before Western Commonage 42

August 19, 2018 3:13 AM Rural based Roki unmoved by ridicule

Urban grooves singer, writer and dancer, Rockford Josphats, is unmoved by negative comments circulating on social media following his relocation to Seke communal lands. Roki reiterated that Seke is his home village and his second name Josphat is the late kraal head Chitsvatsva’s first name. “I am at my village and I am not moved by negative comments 35