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November 16, 2018 8:30 PM Man beds brother’s pregnant wife

Tayamuka Makombe from Kwekwe was left for dead by his brother, Tinashe Makombe for having an affair with his 18-year-old wife Vimbai Chidembo who is six months pregnant. The matter came to light when Tinashe was dragged before a Kwekwe magistrate facing physical abuse charges. The court heard that on 9 November around 0700 hours when Tinashe went home in Amaveni 5

November 16, 2018 8:21 PM Charm money turns into problem snake

A Binga man who was troubled by a snake with supernatural powers that he got from an inyanga heaved a sigh of relief when it was killed by a local prophet. Zaman Mwembe (35) and his wife Cationer Ncube (26) from Mucheso Ward in Binga have been leading a poor life. In a bid to escape poverty Mwembe approached an inyanga from Malawi. The inyanga gave him muthi 5

November 16, 2018 5:19 AM Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 world champion explains ‘poor place’ India comments

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made about India being a “poor place”. Mercedes defended their driver, saying his intended juxtaposition between rich and poor had been taken “grossly out of context”. Briton Hamilton, 33, told BBC Sport this week that it was “strange” to race in India and he “felt very conflicted 9

November 16, 2018 3:31 AM Teenager hacks brother to death

A 15-year-old Chiredzi juvenile last week allegedly struck his brother with a machete after he beat him up for refusing to fetch cattle from the pastures, police have said. The juvenile from Shingirai Village under Chief Gudo struck his older brother aged 22 on the lower part of the rib cage and he died two days after he was admitted at Masvingo General 8

November 15, 2018 4:02 PM ‘ZCDC guards setting vicious dogs on Marange villagers’

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) security guards are allegedly setting vicious dogs on suspected illegal diamond miners in the Marange area of eastern Zimbabwe. Without notice in February this year, the government stopped four of the five diamond companies from mining in Marange. Until February 2016, five companies held licences to mine the diamonds 9

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 9

November 15, 2018 6:32 AM Mimosa to up production

Zvishavane-based platinum mine, Mimosa, is set to increase its production to 270 000 tonnes per month from 230 000 tonnes which the company is producing. In an interview during a media tour of the mine on Monday, Mimosa manager Mr Lloyd Shamu said the company was set to increase its production capacity in the next few months. Mr Shamu said the company 10

November 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the US and its Western allies. The UN vote comes amid a thaw in relations between 10

November 13, 2018 4:40 PM Peruvian jailed 10 years for cocaine possession

A Peruvian man who was caught with a kilogramme of cocaine at the Robert Mugabe International Airport in September has been slapped with a 10 year jail term. Wilmer Tarazona Aro was convicted on his own plea of guilty for unlawfully dealing in dangerous drugs by Harare magistrate Rumbidai Mugwagwa. Mugwagwa sentenced Aro to an effective 5-10 years jail term and ordered 9

November 13, 2018 3:59 PM Zim gets $3,6m cyber security grant

Zimbabwe yesterday received a $3,6m grant for cyber security equipment to curb the increase in cyber crimes. The grant was inked by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Japan ambassador to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado at a signing ceremony at the ministry offices. Iwado said the main aim of the project was to improve the safety of Zimbabwe and southern Africa 8