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Harare man sodomises friend

18 September 2015 A MAN from the Avenues area in Harare who sodomised his friend after spiking his drink was convicted by a Harare court this week.

ZiFM Gospel presenter nominated for top gong

18 September 2015 ZiFM Stereo's gospel show presenter Samantha Rusare's show has been nominated for the Best Gospel Radio Show at the Pastor Emmanuel and Ruth Makandiwa's Invitational Concert (PERMICAN Awards).

Sex worker goes berserk

11 September 2015 A Hwange commercial sex worker who pelted a haulage truck with stones after the driver allegedly refused to pay for the services has escaped jail term.

I cannot have an erection: Rapist

11 September 2015 A CHINAMHORA man was caged 18 years for raping his 15-year-old step-daughter.

Govt concerned with Supreme Court ruling

24 July 2015 GOVERNMENT is holding consultations with the Attorney Generals' office to consider ways to review the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing arbitrary termination of employment contracts, a top government official has said.

VID inspector duped

24 July 2015 A CHITUNGWIZA-BASED Vehicle Inspection Department inspector lost his Mercedes Benz C200 in a botched residential stand scam, a Harare magistrate has heard.

Re-usable pads keep rural girls in school

24 July 2015 EACH school day boys and girls play hopscotch and make merry during their half hour mid-lesson period at Dimpamiwa Primary School in rural Nkayi in Matabeleland North Province.

Meat vendors invade Byo

17 July 2015 WITH all forms of vending in various places around the city of Bulawayo, it is now a common feature to hear loud hailers as vendors compete for attention amidst the drone of midday traffic.

I am the best MP: Chinotimba

17 July 2015 COMICAL and vocal legislator for Buhera South, Joseph Chinotimba has described Parliament as a kangaroo court where there are a few progressive members like him.

'Vendors cannot blackmail us'

17 July 2015 THE ruling Zanu PF government will not be blackmailed by protesting vendors who do not want to see order in the cities, newly-appointed minister of Local Government Saviour Kasukuwere said.

Zim churches at war

10 July 2015 WHILE issues of religion are causing terror and death worldwide, in Zimbabwe the Church is at war; a voice of unity and peace torn apart and splitting, while on the other hand authorities are battling the churches for not adhering to the law.

ZNA officer breaks into his mother-in-law's bedroom

10 July 2015 A ZIMBABWE National Army officer has been dragged to court by his estranged wife seeking a protection order after reports that he broke into his mother-in-law's bedroom.

Zim, SA in immigration tiff

10 July 2015 ZIMBABWE has begun rejecting South African-issued Emergency Travel Certificates (ETCs), as immigration authorities over the weekend blocked a student with one from entering the country.

Good Samaritan detained for helping owl

3 July 2015 MUNYARADZI Muzenda, who courted controversy after rescuing an injured owl, says he does not regret the encounter with the bird which is usually associated with witchcraft in African society.

Take legal action against tsikamundas: Charumbira

3 July 2015 HUMAN rights defenders and traditional leaders have condemned traditional healers known as tsikamutandas for taking advantage of elderly Zimbabweans by demanding property on unfounded allegations of withcraft.

Mosquitos cause havoc in Mutare

3 July 2015 Dangamvura residents, who have resorted to storing water in their homes are in trouble with mosquitos which are breeding at an alarming rate.

Prosecutor-General's office abusing the law: Judge

26 June 2015 A RECENT claim by the High Court that Section 121 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act was being abused came as a rude awakening to the Prosecutor-General's office, which has in the past used the section to detain politically-aligned suspects.

Zim to host international Aids conference

26 June 2015 ZIMBABWE has won the bid to host International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (Icasa).

Nude parties rock Bulawayo

26 June 2015 A NEW trend of debauchery among both school-going as well as dropout youths has assumed cult status among those frustrated by lack of opportunities wishing to inject a bit of dazzle in their idle lives.

Wife pulls knife on hubby after argument

19 June 2015 A HATCLIFF extension man brought his wife to court seeking a protection order after he claims she has been threatening his life. Petros Mushongi narrated to magistrate Audrey Tarugarira how his wife Vongai Rugoto pulled a knife on him after they had an argument.

Children's rights affected by economic challenges

19 June 2015 As Zimbabwe joined the rest of Africa to commemorate the Day of the African Child this week, child activists say local children's rights are not fully recognised despite a child friendly Constitution that came into effect in 2013.

I own a $12 phone: Macheso

19 June 2015 SUNGURA music star Alick Macheso says he lost interest in owning smart phones because he is a careless owner. He "proudly" owns a small SGH-150G phone.

Quartet fined over 18 700 pirated CDs

12 June 2015 FOUR men have been fined $20 each after police recovered 18 700 pirated copies of CDs from them.

Thief targets female motorists

12 June 2015 A WATERFALLS man who reportedly terrorised female motorists by smashing car windows at robot-controlled intersections before grabbing valuables appeared in court yesterday.

'Magaya shops online'

12 June 2015 PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Walter Magaya said he is mobbed whenever he goes for shopping and as such, has decided to now do it online.

Of politics, sex scandals

5 June 2015 POWER, money and women; these three seem inseparable, as where there is power and money, women follow.

Nando's serves 540 000 chickens/year

5 June 2015 FAST food franchise, Nandos run by Innscor Africa Limited serves 540 000 chickens a year.

Police turn blind eye on public drinking

5 June 2015 THE Zimbabwe Republic Police seem to be turning a blind eye on public drinking.

Govt to blame for vending crisis: Mayor

29 May 2015 BERNARD Manyenyeni, the Harare mayor, has blamed central government for failing to contain the vending situation in the city. Manyenyeni defended his fellow city fathers, saying Harare City Council cannot be blamed for the chaotic vending as they are only a small unit of a bigger problem.

Theft victim rescues thief

29 May 2015 A Bulawayo teenage boy whose his accomplice drowned in a 30-metre unprotected well allegedly robbed his victim of a mobile phone and $13 has been sentenced do community service.

'Zanu PF activist kills child'

29 May 2015 A Zanu PF activist from Pumula North suburb lost control of his truck and ploughed through a group of children frolicking in the open and killed a Grade five pupil on Africa Day.

'Gweru's dam of death'

22 May 2015 AT least 13 people have drowned mysteriously in Insukamini Dam in Lower Gweru with the latest being a student from Midlands State University (MSU).

99-year leases stall farm productivity - Zindi

22 May 2015 ZANU PF MP for Mutasa South Irene Zindi has challenged Lands minister Douglas Mombeshora's power to unilaterally withdraw newly-resettled farmers' 99-year leases saying it stalled production owing to the uncertainty it creates.

MPs struggle to debate in English

22 May 2015 THERE was drama in Parliament on Wednesday as Zanu PF MPs struggled to express themselves in English after the august House's translating system broke down disrupting proceedings.

'Of Vodka-soaked tampons'

15 May 2015 While tampons have traditionally been known as a sanitary tool used by women - they have been revolutionised by well-off teenagers in the country who insert vodka-soaked tampons in their private parts to get drunk.

Harare Council's $500k locked up in AfrAsia

15 May 2015 HARARE City Council has revealed that it has over $500 000 locked up in closed Afrasia Zimbabwe Holdings Limited (AZHL) Bank.

Satanism: Ministry transfers teacher

15 May 2015 THE ministry of Education in Mashonaland East Province has bowed down to pressure from Zinatsa High School parents to transfer a teacher they accuse of practising Satanism.

'Vampire killer raped victims'

15 May 2015 THE mystery behind the killings in Mvuma and surrounding areas by a 26-year-old self-confessed Satanist has been unravelled. Court evidence shows that Alois Nduna - also known as Jackson Moyo - is a sexual predator who lures women for sex and sucks blood from his victims - vampire style.

Kalangas marginalised, neglected

8 May 2015 The gesture of this instalment is to interrogate President Robert Mugabe's recent tribal bigotry targeted at marginalised and suffering Kalangas

Re-invasion of farms exposes Zanu PF

8 May 2015 RECENT reports of re-invasion of farms belonging to disaffected Zanu PF stalwarts including Didymus Mutasa by ruling party supporters show that government's land reform programme was a mere election gimmick, the opposition MDC has said.

MDC VAA status remains obscured

8 May 2015 THE mainstream MDC Veterans Activists Association (VAA) has remained obscured despite the consistence and the resilience by the organisation to its cause.

Of daring 'thieves' and politicians

8 May 2015 THE current economic situation has seen many people develop thick skins, with many daring to steal even from political heavyweights, including President Robert Mugabe.

Chitungwiza breeds prominent personalities

1 May 2015 HISTORY has shown that Chitungwiza is home to well-known members of the society including artistes, footballers, politicians and of late prophets among others.

Don't blame SA, improve Zim lives

1 May 2015 CHURCH leaders have called on government to improve living conditions in Zimbabwe so as to minimise the number of locals migrating to neighbouring countries in search of better lives.

'They enjoy working in mortuaries'

17 April 2015 ZIMBABWEAN society has a general fear of the dead and those who work in mortuaries handling bodies and even grave diggers. Those working in mortuaries, better known as morticians - execute every detail of a funeral in accordance with the surviving family members' religious and personal beliefs.

Jah Love wades into Zanu PF chaos

17 April 2015 REGGAE dancehall rising star Soul Musaka Muzavazi aka Soul Jah Love may be losing the plot by denouncing a Zanu PF faction referred to as 'Gamatox'.

'We can't celebrate poverty and misery'

17 April 2015 AS the nation celebrates Zimbabwe's 35th independence tomorrow the Weekend Post staff writers in Mutareand Gweru interviewed people who felt there was nothing to celebrate as the economy continues to decline leaving citizens in abject poverty.

'Over 5 000 injured at workplaces'

10 April 2015 A total 5 491 people were injured while 98 people died in 2014 due to occupational accidents and diseases, the acting minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Service Walter Chidhakwa revealed.

Mugabe pushes for Africa's permanent UNSC seat

10 April 2015 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday demanded a UN Security Council (UNSC) seat for an African country urging the continent's 54 governments to disengage from the UN if the calls continue to be spurned.

Parents angry over exam fees increase

10 April 2015 LAST week's announcement by minister of Education, Lazarus Dokora that government had resolved to hike fees for Ordinary Level examination fees from $13 to $15 threatens to reverse all gains made since independence in 1980, parents and educationists say.