Former soccer star – Charles Sibanda in Mpilo Central Hospital after car crash

Former soccer star  – Charles Sibanda in Mpilo Central Hospital  after car crash

Former soccer star of the year – Charles Sibanda survived a car crush on Sunday and is currently hospitalised at Mpilo Central Hospital. Information gleaned by Bulawayo24.com indicate that Sibanda, a How Mine player broke his ribs when a car he was in was involved in an accident along Nketa Drive in Bulawayo. This comes weeks after his former Highlanders team-mate Mthulisi Maphosa survived a horrifying accident after his car Honda CVR burst the front…

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‘Thomson Kachingwe’, Thomas Mapfumo’s former manager dies in Canada

‘Thomson Kachingwe’,   Thomas Mapfumo’s  former manager dies in Canada

Zimbabweans based in Canada are currently raising funds to repatriate to Zimbabwe the body of Thomson Kachingwe, a former manager of chimurenga music legend Thomas Mapfumo who passed away in Toronto on May 31. The body of the veteran 61-year-old music personality is expected to be flown to Zimbabwe next week. Kachingwe, who managed the Blacks Unlimited soon after independence, chauffeured reggae legend Bob Marley after his historic performance at Zimbabwe’s independence celebrations held at…

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Triangle, woman pregnant by disapora hubby’s brother, buried newborn baby alive

Triangle, woman pregnant by disapora hubby’s brother, buried newborn baby  alive

CHIREDZI: A Triangle woman was made pregnant by her husband’s brother and then killed the newly born baby by burying her alive to conceal the adulterous relationship, a local court heard last week. Josephine Tambudzai, 27, from Triangle, pleaded guilty to infanticide when she appeared before Magistrate Geraldine Muto. She was sentenced to 24 months in prison but 15 months were suspended on condition of good behaviour. Prosecutor Doubt Phiri told the court that on June…

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’15 foreign trips since January-Mugabe runs Zimbabwe via social media’-Chamisa

’15 foreign trips since January-Mugabe runs Zimbabwe via social media’-Chamisa

Opposition MDC-T MP Nelson Chamisa has claimed that President Robert Mugabe is running the country through WiFi. Mugabe has made 15 foreign trips since he returned home from a one-month vacation in the Far East in January. Chamisa said Mugabe’s travels are worrying. “In as much as we have to be techno savvy as a nation embracing ITCs, it is unacceptable to have a Wi-Fi government governed by WhatsApp and Twitter hoping to deliver services…

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‘South Africa’s Constitutional Court legalises adultery’

‘South Africa’s  Constitutional Court legalises adultery’

Johannesburg – For many years, if you cheated on your spouse in South Africa, you could end up being sued by the innocent partner. Not anymore. The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that adultery was no longer part of South African law. The judges ruled unanimously that a wronged spouse could no longer sue for damages, reasoning that marriage was based on the concept of two willing parties and it did not seem appropriate in…

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For Zimbabweans, ‘Insulting Grace is more dangerous than taunting Mugabe’

For Zimbabweans, ‘Insulting Grace is more dangerous than taunting Mugabe’

AT least 70% of politically motivated violence cases experienced since January emanated from Zanu-PF supporters’ intolerance for the public’s opinion on Grace Mugabe, a local human rights watch dog has said. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) siad Saturday that although it was “dangerous” in the yester-years to publicly denounce President Robert Mugabe this has not been the case since the beginning of the year. Instead, and in most cases, people reported being assaulted by Zanu-PF…

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‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo  J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

Government has begun identifying roads for urban tollgates, and the first targets are Harare’s Samora Machel Avenue and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo/Airport Road. Though the exact location of the tollgates is yet to be determined, it is understood these two were picked as they are trunk roads linking central Harare and other cities and towns. Information gathered by The Sunday Mail last week indicates the Harare tollgates will open before 2015 ends, and then more will…

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‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

Government could soon outlaw any marriage with persons below the age of 18, President Mugabe has said. Mugabe said this in Harare yesterday amid national debate on court precedents allowing children as young as 12 years old to legally consent to sex and even marriage. Addressing child parliamentarians at the official opening of the 23rd Session of the Junior Parliament, which coincided with the Day of the African Child commemorations at Parliament Building, President Mugabe…

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MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

Harare West MP Jessie Majome has questioned if the Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana was a protector of public offenders following his remarks that the twelve year old girl child should be asked if she is prepared for marriage or not indicating that such a child has a right to choice of life and not imposition of issues.”Public protector or public offender?” ashed Majome. “If Prosecutor General Tomana said this he must go! It would mean…

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‘Arrest those who marry child brides,’ says Mnangagwa

‘Arrest those who marry  child brides,’ says Mnangagwa

VICE-PRESIDENT and Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has said Government will channel more resources to protect children’s rights. At commemorations of the Day of the African Child and official opening of the 23rd Session of the Junior Parliament, VP Mnangagwa said Government was committed to educating every child. “Government will continue to support children to go to school and become educated. An educated person will not give preference to marriage,” he said….

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