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January 12, 2019 3:27 PM First Gweru private cemetery opens

A Gweru-based land developer has opened the city’s first private cemetery.Destiny Memorial Park, with 50 000 graves, is located along the Gweru-Chiwundura road in a new suburb called Northern Heights and has a life span of over 60 years according to one of its directors Mr Runyararo Muzondo. With most cemeteries in Gweru notably Mtapa close to the central 65

January 10, 2019 5:49 AM Mugabe loses US$150 000 cash

Former president Robert Mugabe lost US$150 000 cash to employees at his rural home in Zvimba. The employees, who included his relatives, reportedly stole a briefcase which contained the money as they were doing household chores between December 1 last year and January 5 this year. The suspects — Constancia Mugabe (50), Johanne Mapurisa (50) and Saymore 58

January 7, 2019 10:51 AM Boarding schools demand groceries

Some boarding schools are reportedly demanding that part of fees payment be in form of groceries as they seek to cushion themselves against rampant price hikes. Last term some boarding schools were forced to demand fees top ups after prices of basic commodities increased beyond what they had budgeted. Schools open tomorrow and some of them have applied 71

December 30, 2018 11:17 AM Stocktheft hits milk deliveries

Milk deliveries at the communal farmers owned Umzingwane Milk Centre in Matabeleland South Province have significantly slumped owing to rampant dairy cows thefts and lack of adequate pastures. Umzingwane Dairy Co-operative Society Limited chairperson Mrs Sheillah Lupuwana said the organisation’s members have lost 12 dairy cows due to theft this year affecting 24

December 27, 2018 2:59 AM Adulterous woman caught redhanded

A woman from Entumbane suburb in Bulawayo was caught red-handed by her husband in their matrimonial home with her lover after he returned from their rural home unannounced. This emerged in court, when Onias Musengi (45) and his nephew Thulani Musengi (30) were charged for assaulting Mkharadi Nyoni (36) of Lupane. Nyoni sustained a swollen face and was referred 24

December 27, 2018 1:42 AM Sanyati to charge $1 per school child

Sanyati Rural District Council has resolved to introduce a $1 levy per year for every school pupil in the district towards school infrastructure insurance against natural disasters. Sanyati said the special levy would apply to all council, Government and church-run schools in the district. According to full council minutes of the Social Services Committee 17

December 10, 2018 7:57 AM Mob tortures thief to death

A suspected serial thief was beaten to death by villagers after allegedly stealing R500 at a homestead in Tsholotsho. Nkululo Ncube (36) from Gotshani Village allegedly broke into Mr Pointer Tshuma’s homestead at a neighbouring village in Emthetshaneni and got away with R500 last Thursday. Villagers allegedly mobilised a mob that hunted him down, stripped 22

December 1, 2018 4:14 PM ‘Thieving’ cop, rapist inyanga escape from jail

A cop who allegedly broke into colleagues’ houses and stole assortment of goods and a self-proclaimed inyanga who was recently jailed for rape, have escaped from Hwange Prison. Maxwell Musariri, a constable and Masimpe Muleya, the self-proclaimed inyanga, allegedly used a piece of steel from a combat boot to drill a hole on a wooden section of the prison 20

November 26, 2018 6:08 PM Chi-Town residents blast authority

Chitungwiza residents have bemoaned decisions made by their local authority to exclude them in the budget consultation processes saying it was a deliberate effort to disenfranchise them from participating in local governance issues. This came out during a local governance stakeholders Indaba in which Chitungwiza municipality and its residents were having 27

November 23, 2018 11:58 PM Plane crash kills 5 in Masvingo

Five people — three Finnish and two Zimbabweans — died on the spot, while their bodies were mangled beyond recognition when a private plane crashed in Masvingo yesterday morning. The plane, which was en-route to Victoria Falls from Buffalo Range Aerodrome in Chiredzi, crashed at Chamanjirenji Hills near the Tokwane-Ngundu area close to Renco Mine. By yesterday 23