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Harare to honour Lobel

13 October 2017 HARARE City Council (HCC) has resolved to confer civic honours to Peter Lobel for his outstanding public service to the city.

Zanu PF wars turn biblical

4 August 2017 ZANU PF wars to succeed President Robert Mugabe have turned biblical as senior party officials stampede to make Bible references in a bid to advance certain political points.

Police recruits learn sign language

4 August 2017 POLICE in Zimbabwe are now covering sign language as part of their training in a bid to accommodate the marginalised communities in the country.

Brisk business for sex pill traders

4 August 2017 DESPITE the country's current cash crisis that has seen many businesses struggle to keep going, the sex pill business is flourishing as they now even sell cash on the black market, the WeekendPost can reveal.

We only promised 2,2m informal jobs: Zanu PF

21 July 2017 SOCIAL media has gone crazy over Zanu PF legislator Psychology Maziwisa's claim that his party has created over three million jobs in the past four years they have been in government, according to its election promises.

Tough times for comedians

21 July 2017 WHEN popular Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed in Zimbabwe, all her shows at 7 Arts Theatre and Harare International Conference Centre were full houses.

It never rains for alleged rapist

21 July 2017 AN EPWORTH man who panicked and attempted to flee from police custody after being accused of rape was cleared of the charges although he is now serving sentence for his foiled escape.

Man offers rape victim $1

3 July 2017 A MAN who offered a 13-year-old girl one dollar to silence her after rape appeared in court this week. Zivanai Madzima, 21, of Whitestone, Hatfield in Harare was advised to apply for bail at the High Court when he appeared before magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa.

Youths set tollgates in ghettos

3 July 2017 UNEMPLOYED youths in Harare's high density suburbs are erecting backstreet tollgates and charging 50 cents per entry as commuter omnibuses (kombis) evade police roadblocks.

Man rapes Grade 6 pupil in bush

23 June 2017 POLICE have launched a manhunt for a 36-year-old Harare man who would waylaid a Grade Six pupil from his neighbourhood on her way to school before raping her in the bush, a court heard.

Fraud cases on the increase

23 June 2017 ZIMBABWEANS are increasingly falling victim to fraud with police battling to contain the upsurge of scams whose monetary value is now hovering above $1 million, according to the latest police wanted list.

'Zim law doesn't criminalise trafficking'

23 June 2017 ZIMBABWE's laws do not criminalise the act of trafficking but only related elements such as abduction and assault, International Labour Organisation senior programmes officer Adolphus Chinomwe said.

'Weed out fake prophets'

5 June 2017 IT COULD soon become a criminal offence to falsely claim the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, if Harare East Zanu PF member of Parliament Terrence Mukupe (pictured) has his way.

Council workers make a killing from public toilets

5 June 2017 VENDORS and women in Harare have accused council employees of privatising public toilets in the central business district (CBD).

'Zanu PF will bring dead bodies for BVR'

5 June 2017 CORNERED Zanu PF will bring dead bodies to register for Biometric Voters Registration (BVR), the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC national youth assembly chairperson, Happymore Chidziva, has said.

High tea craze hits Zim

28 May 2017 A HIGH tea craze has swept through Zimbabwe, with upwardly mobile women taking the tea parties as empowerment platforms.

Headmaster jailed 2 years for fondling student

28 May 2017 A Headmaster at a college in Epworth who fondled an 11-year-old student because she had school fees arrears was awe-struck after he was slapped with a two years prison term.

Varsity students indulge in 'semester marriages'

12 May 2017 TUDENTS' poverty at tertiary institutions has resulted in "semester marriages" which are entered into by students who want to cut costs by sharing living quarters and expenses.

Brother punishes sister by watching her naked

12 May 2017 A HARARE woman has complained of how her brother violated her privacy after he stormed into her room and starred at her naked while demanding gate keys.

Man fined $50 over 25c dagga

12 May 2017 A 31-year-old man has been slapped with a $50 fine for possession of a 25 cent dagga stub.

Grace dances for Cde Chinx

5 May 2017 FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe left a gathered crowd at Dick Chingaira's handover ceremony eating from her palm after she danced for the revered musician who is battling ill health.

Minister faces contempt of Parly charges

5 May 2017 THE minister for Women's Affairs Nyasha Chikwinya faces contempt of Parliament charges after she failed to comply with an order to issue a ministerial statement to correct the falsehoods she had presented regarding the recruitment of personnel for the proposed Women's Bank.

Healers embrace social media

5 May 2017 TRADITIONAL healers have not been left out of the World Wide Web as they have taken to the social media platform to perform their duties and fill in the void created by the absence of aunties and uncles in the family system.

Spirit Mediums preach peace

28 April 2017 MEDIUMS of the country's most revered spirits converged in Chikomba District recently for a thanks-giving ceremony for the good harvests the country has received as well as praying for peace in the country.

Gambling machines 'invade' ghettos

28 April 2017 OVER the years, gambling machines - popularly known as casinos in Zimbabwe - were a preserve for the rich and famous, who accessed these money-spinning machines in uptown clubs, but not anymore.

Mugabe a copycat - MDC youths

28 April 2017 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party are "thoughtless" copycats whose political survival hinges on stealing MDC ideas selling them to Zimbabweans albeit failing to put them into practice, opposition youths have claimed.

Six human rights activists honoured

25 April 2017 GIRAFFE Heroes Zimbabwe (GHZ), a human rights watch organisation has honoured six human rights activists for their outstanding work in defending citizens' rights across the country.

Man, 85, rapes, suffers stroke

25 April 2017 A Plumtree blind octogenarian suffered a rare stroke soon after allegedly raping his maid's four-year-old daughter.

Hopley to have first clinic

25 April 2017 HARARE City Council (HCC), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are partnering to construct the first clinic in Hopley, HCC health services director Prosper Chonzi said.

Teachers join 'madora' rush

10 April 2017 SOME have gone as far as suggesting that government should be flexible with staffing to allow teachers and civil servants in Matabeleland South time to harvest mopane worms (madora) which have this year come out in unusually high quantity.

Byo water supplies to last 7yrs

10 April 2017 THIS year's rainy season has provided enough hope for the City of Kings as the city fathers have indicated that the amount of water collected by the city's supply dams will last for about seven years.

Fake $20 note backfires for fraudsters

10 April 2017 A HARARE man is being charged with attempted murder after reportedly running over an airtime vendor following a dispute on fake a $20 note.

800 families face eviction

1 April 2017 MORE than 800 families at Kingsdale Farm in Norton are facing eviction after the owner went to the court seeking to eject them over purchase arrears.

Student creates constituency website

1 April 2017 MIDLANDS State University (MSU) student Tanaka Mhizha has created a website for Harare's Warren Park constituency to bridge the communication gap between residents and elected officials.

MP's branded car touches raw nerves

1 April 2017 ONE does not need to look further than his several state-of-the-art personalised vehicles to establish that Gokwe Nembudziya Zanu PF legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena loves style.

Female prisoners plead for amnesty

26 March 2017 WOMEN in prison have appealed for amnesty, with one psychiatric inmate asking President Robert Mugabe to "get back to his senses" and order for their release.

Woman fined for pulling man's privates

26 March 2017 A 42-year-old Sakubva woman has been slapped with a $100 fine for pulling the privates of a man who protested her assault of his nine-year-old child.

Jealous man torches pregnant lovers' home

26 March 2017 A jealous Mutasa man has been caged for 36 months for torching his pregnant lovers' home on suspicion she was having an affair while carrying his child.

Vendor casts spell on neighbour's daughter

19 March 2017 A HARARE vendor accused of casting a spell that caused her colleague's daughter to sustain a deformed face approached the Civil Court seeking a peace order this week.

Zim's first Chief Justice cremated

19 March 2017 SIR John Fieldsend's remains have been cremated and his family and friends attended a private ceremony yesterday to pay their respects to the first Zimbabwe Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

'Chinese contractors plead for cheap sex'

19 March 2017 CHINESE employees who recently were refurbishing Victoria Falls International Airport had become synonymous with pleading for "cheap sex" from underage female sex workers.

Zim's 'golden' girls

24 February 2017 THERE are so many things that can be said about the women behind the men in the country's presidium and the term "golden girls" fits into their stature.

Married man elopes with late brother's wife

24 February 2017 A Mzilikazi man stunned the court here when he openly declared that he dumped his wife of many years to cohabit with his late brother's wife who is also a businesswoman as she was "good in bed".

May the real children of war vets stand up?

24 February 2017 WAR veterans are getting fed up with people who are masquerading as their children and are going to have a meeting where every ex-combatant brings his offspring for vetting purposes.

Soldier torches ex's house

13 February 2017 A Kwekwe-based soldier has been thrown behind bars after he set his ex-girlfriend's house on fire, destroying property worth over $700.

Woman dumps baby in bush

13 February 2017 A CHINAMORA widow reportedly dumped a newly-born baby in a mine shaft after falling pregnant just after her husband had passed on.

Conman defrauds 10 people

13 February 2017 A 32-year-old suspected conman linked to a spat of frauds targeting people emerging from banks is on trial on 10 counts of fraud amounting to over $1 500.

N'anga dupes job seeker

6 February 2017 A Self-styled Highfield n'anga who duped a client of close to $5 000 after promising her a job within two days was slapped with 18 months' imprisonment.

'Bond notes increasing marriages'

6 February 2017 ZANU PF MPs have said the introduction of bond notes has resulted in the increase in marriages, making women more beautiful, as they can now afford to buy expensive skin lotion.

I enjoyed my holidays: Mugabe

6 February 2017 AT a time when civil servants are yet to get their 2016 bonuses and when the future, for ordinary Zimbabweans looks bleak due to an economic meltdown - President Robert Mugabe and his family are seemingly enjoying themselves - flying high, water skiing and enjoying choice cuisine.