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August 15, 2018 8:43 AM Gweru typhoid death toll rises to 7

The death toll due to the typhoid outbreak in Gweru has risen to seven, with fresh cases being suspected in Ascot and Mtapa high-density suburbs. It is suspected that the number of people who succumbed to the disease could be higher as some cases were not reported after Gweru City Council allegedly concealed the disease for close to a month before it was discovered 13

August 14, 2018 6:57 PM South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. “This is an initiative that will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation’s children,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform – and many are shoddily 16

August 13, 2018 8:57 AM Hippo bite kills Taiwan tourist in Kenya

A Taiwanese tourist has died after being bitten in the chest by a hippo he was trying to photograph in Kenya. Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. A second tourist, also from Taiwan, was injured. Six people have been killed by hippos in the area this year. High water 19

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 8:05 PM ‘Ancestors’ order woman to stay in bush

A family from Bulawayo’s Emganwini suburb reportedly “deserted” their home to stay in the bush after getting an order from their ancestors. Despite the plummeting temperatures that the Meteorological Services Department warned people about in the past month the family “braved” the freezing weather. Some congregants of an Apostolic sect became worried 39

August 1, 2018 10:41 PM Woman shot in the back by soldiers during protests identified as Sylvia Matambo

Nehanda Radio sources have helped identify one of the three people shot dead by soldiers during a demonstration by opposition supporters protesting Monday’s election results. The woman shot in the back has been identified as Sylvia Matambo, who works for the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) and lived in the Waterfalls suburb of Harare 40

July 27, 2018 4:56 PM Nine teeth out over someone’s wife

At times love is sweet, however, at times it’s sour! The above statement rings true for a man from Gokwe who caught his wife being caressed by a community member and hit him with clenched fists and a log. This was after Mufaro Chigora took more than an hour at a nearby borehole where she was fetching water. Sibanda could not believe his eyes when he saw Tendai 25

July 25, 2018 5:10 AM Witness nails Maziwisa, Pambuka

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s (ZBC) bulletin manager Mr Moses Charedzera yesterday testified against zanu-pf Highfield West National Assembly representative Psychology Maziwisa and former ZBC News anchor Oscar Pambuka in a case in which the pair is accused of duping the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of over $12 000 after claiming to have done publicity 20

July 6, 2018 10:53 AM 35 years jail for murder in council meeting

A Victoria Falls man who last year fatally struck a Hwange Rural District councillor with a brick for telling him not to disturb a meeting he was chairing will spend 35 years in prison after being convicted of murder with actual intent. Phinnias Dennis Thebe, a councillor for Monde Ward was chairing a meeting at Monde Business Centre when he was attacked 44

July 3, 2018 9:46 AM Zinwa sues Chihuri – Nehanda Radio

Former Police Commissioner-General Dr Augustine Chihuri has been taken to the High Court for failing to pay a water bill amounting to $44 984. Dr Chihuri consumed water at his Inyika Farm in Shamva, but failed to pay for it. That prompted the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) to sue him at the High Court. Zinwa, a body empowered to administer 36