ZIMBABWEAN TWINS, JAILED 14 AND 15 YEARS FOR RAPING AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTING an 11-year-old girl over a period of several months in UK

ZIMBABWEAN TWINS, JAILED 14 AND 15 YEARS FOR RAPING AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTING an 11-year-old girl over a period of several months in UK

According to The Bolton News, Steven and Stanley Muchemwa, aged 31, were given 14 and 15 year sentences respectively yesterday at Bolton Crown Court after a judge branded the abuse “particularly shocking”.   The offences occurred at the twins’ home in Dunsop Drive, Bolton, where both men raped her, usually in their bedroom and sometimes when other children were also sleeping in the same room.   During the course of the trial the girl’s mother…

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ARTISANAL MINERS, ATTACKED AND INJURED EIGHT PEOPLE WITH MACHETES IN ESIGODINI IN A a three-day gold war that saw two alleged gold barons being arrested.

ARTISANAL MINERS, ATTACKED AND INJURED EIGHT PEOPLE WITH MACHETES IN ESIGODINI IN A a three-day gold war that saw two alleged gold barons being arrested.

EIGHT people were injured and four of them were hospitalised after they were attacked by machete-wielding artisanal miners in Esigodini during a three-day gold war that saw two alleged gold barons being arrested. The battle over gold claims has left many injured and some dead in the past five years.   Two alleged gold barons and more than 20 suspects were arrested over the latest attacks.   Residents say three notorious gang leaders operate in…

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DOMBOSHAVA MAN ( 38) ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY ATTEMPTING to kill his three children by poisoning them.

DOMBOSHAVA MAN ( 38) ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY ATTEMPTING to kill his three children by poisoning them.

He appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Milton Serima charged with three counts of attempted murder.   He was denied bail and remanded to July 31.   Prosecuting, Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa alleged that on July 11 in Dzavara Village under Chief Chinamora, the man had a domestic dispute with his father and brother.     As a result, on July 12, he allegedly took his three children aged 14, 9 and 5 to the shops. While…

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ZAMBIA BANS ZIMBABWE’S MAZOE JUICE as it suspects that the imported Mazoe drink does not meet the national food safety standards.

ZAMBIA BANS ZIMBABWE’S MAZOE JUICE as it suspects that the imported Mazoe drink does not meet the national food safety standards.

ZAMBIA BANS ZIMBABWE’S MAZOE JUICE ambia bans popular Zimbabwe juice Mazoe as it suspects that the imported Mazoe drink does not meet the national food safety standards. Health authorities in Zambia are investigating the safety of a popular Zimbabwean juice, Mazoe. There are fears that counterfeit Mazoe products have hit the market and are not fit for consumption. The government suspects that the imported Mazoe drink does not meet the national food safety standards. In…

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UNITED STATES LAUNCHES a five-year $35 million program that will offer services to 250,000 HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children, 59,500 households, and 15,000 vulnerable youth.

UNITED STATES LAUNCHES a five-year $35 million program that will offer services to 250,000 HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children, 59,500 households, and 15,000 vulnerable youth.

HARARE – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces the launch of Pathways, a five-year $35 million program that will offer services to 250,000 HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children, 59,500 households, and 15,000 vulnerable youth.   Operating in nine districts in Zimbabwe with high HIV burden, Pathways will put communities on a path to self-reliance by building capacity in local institutions to provide a comprehensive set of services that improve health, nutrition, and…

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ZHOMBE MAN DIES AFTER BEING ATTACKED WITH A KNOBKERRIE BY AN CUSTOMER OVER A US$1 TOMATOES DEBT or tomatoes he had previously received from him.

ZHOMBE MAN DIES AFTER BEING ATTACKED WITH A KNOBKERRIE BY AN CUSTOMER OVER A US$1 TOMATOES DEBT or  tomatoes he had previously received from him.

Bernard Chigwegwede of Village Zikhali, Chief Samambwa in Zhombe died after he was attacked by Jonah Mpofu for asking for his money for the tomatoes he had previously supplied him.   Chief Samuel Samambwa confirmed the death of Chigwegwede but referred this reporter to Headman Khumbulani Zhikahli for more details.   “I can confirm receiving such a report, but for finer details talk to my headman Zikali who is on the ground,” said Chief Samambwa….

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ZIMBABWE’S FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER , MUGABE’S COUSIN , IGNATIUS CHOMBO, DEMANDS POST COUP JUSTICE by applying for stay of prosecution, arguing his rights had been infringed by the State.

ZIMBABWE’S FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER , MUGABE’S COUSIN , IGNATIUS CHOMBO, DEMANDS POST COUP JUSTICE by applying for  stay of prosecution, arguing his rights had been infringed by the State.

FORMER Finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing a plethora of charges ranging from fraud, criminal abuse of office and corruption, yesterday made a constitutional application for a declaratory order for a stay of persecution.   Chombo, a powerful and untouchable minister under the toppled former president Robert Mugabe regime, was abducted from his home during the military takeover code-named “Operation Restore Legacy” last November before being taken to court after being detained for more…

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AUSTRALIAN DOCTOR WHO LOOKED AFTER THE YOUNG THAI FOOTBALL TEAM emerges to family tragedy

AUSTRALIAN DOCTOR WHO LOOKED AFTER THE YOUNG THAI FOOTBALL TEAM emerges to family tragedy

An Australian doctor who looked after a young Thai football team during their harrowing cave ordeal emerged from the flooded underground complex to the sad news that his own father had died.   Richard Harris, a world-renowned medic and diver whose presence in the dramatic rescue of the Wild Boars squad was specially requested by experts, was reportedly the last person to leave the water-logged cavern on Tuesday.   “Harry”, as he is known in…

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UPDATE: ALL THIRTEEN, who include 12 boys and their 25 year old coach have safely emerged from the Thailand cave in a multinational rescue operation having come out of the cave and onto ambulances on standby and headed straight for hospital

UPDATE: ALL THIRTEEN, who include 12 boys and their 25 year old coach have safely emerged from the Thailand cave in a multinational rescue operation having come out of the cave and onto ambulances on standby and headed straight for hospital

UPDATE: ALL THIRTEEN, who include 12 boys and their 25 year old coach have safely emerged from the Thailand cave in a multinational rescue operation having come out of the cave and onto ambulances on standby and headed straight for hospital, and no one is left in the cave in an ordeal that has run for 18 days since the boys football team went into the cave. The thirteen are all safely out of the…

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THAILAND CAVE RESCUE: 5:40pm LOCAL TIME: THE FIRST BOY EMERGED AT 5:40pm , SEVERAL HOURS AHEAD OF PREDICTED TIME , in an operation involving up to 90 divers to bring the children to safety,..eight to go,

THAILAND CAVE RESCUE: 5:40pm LOCAL TIME: THE FIRST BOY EMERGED AT 5:40pm , SEVERAL HOURS AHEAD OF PREDICTED TIME , in an operation involving up to 90 divers to bring the children to safety,..eight to go,

Four boys have been brought above ground so far in good health, rescuers say.   The mission has now been paused for at least 10 hours as air tanks need to be replaced.   Rescuers decided to go ahead with the hazardous operation on Sunday because of fears of rising waters.   The next phase would begin on Monday morning, after relaying “all of the air tanks and all systems along the way”, Chiang Rai…

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