Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Former information minister and Zanu PF MP for Chegutu East Webster Shamu has gone back to school as his political career dwindles. Shamu, the former powerful political commissar and cabinet minister for years, has enrolled at Midlands State University for a masters degree in marketing, probably to improve his curriculum vitae. On Saturday, Shamu was at MSU for orientation with other post-graduate students and this means he may miss a number of parliamentary sessions this…

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Zimbabwe Is Preparing To Conduct Its First Ever HIV Vaccine Trial

Zimbabwe Is Preparing To Conduct Its First Ever HIV Vaccine Trial

Zimbabwe is preparing to conduct its first ever HIV vaccine trial as part of efforts to curb the spread of HIV. The country is one of the hardest hit by HIV/AIDS, with an estimated adult HIV prevalence of 15 percent and 1.4 million people living with HIV out of a population of 14 million people. About 800,000 HIV-positive locals are also on anti-retroviral drugs. Lynda Stranix-Chibanda, a paediatrician at the University of Zimbabwe College of…

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Insiza District Pupil (4) Found Dead With Missing Lips, Liver & Other Body Parts

Insiza District Pupil (4) Found Dead With Missing  Lips, Liver & Other Body Parts

A four year old pupil from St Lucy primary school in the Kombo area of Insiza district has been found dead with her lips, liver and other body parts missing in a suspected case of ritual murder. Princess Mpofu, a Grade Zero pupil, did not return home from school on Monday, sparking panic among villagers who immediately constituted a search party which found her mutilated body in a pond at around 7AM on Tuesday. The villagers…

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Melusi Secondary In Silobela Suspends All classes Over Alleged ‘Satanism Scare’

Melusi Secondary  In Silobela Suspends All classes Over Alleged ‘Satanism Scare’

A school in Silobela – Melusi Secondary has suspended all classes over Satanism scare. Pupils at the school are said to be constantly fainting in mysterious circumstances. Classes where last held last Thursday, B-Metro reported today. The publication said parents withdrew their children following reports that they were fainting mysteriously while others would fall to the ground and roll holding onto their throats indicating that they were being choked by mysterious things. Midlands Provincial Education…

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‘Regime Change Is Solution To Vendors Plight & Zanu PF Failure To Revive Economy’-Biti

Tendai Biti MDC Renewal Team Secretary-General yesterday said the plight of vendors lie in changing the government as Zanu-PF has failed to revive the economy. Biti said vendors must be allowed to continue selling their wares as an interim measure as that was their only way of survival under the current economic environment, where a majority of people were unemployed. The opposition party said it will at its inaugural convection in Harare next month, launch…

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More Than 20 People Murdered In Crimes Of Passion In The Last Six Months

More than 20 people were murdered in the last six months in cases involving crimes of passion.The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said most of the victims were women who were killed at the hands of their abusive husbands. “We are very worried by the increase in murder cases involving couples and as police, we encourage people to seek relevant counselling when facing marital problems,”  said ZRP Spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba. With life and…

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Mum (28) Instinctively Leaps Into 12-metre Well, Saves Her Son (2) Who Had fallen In

Mum (28) Instinctively Leaps Into 12-metre Well,  Saves Her Son (2) Who Had fallen In

  A Gwanda woman impulsively jumped into a 12-metre well after her two-year-old son had fallen into it while playing with friends. The mother, Ms Primrose Moyo, saved Emmanuel Ndou on Thursday 9 July. The incident has got villagers from Fumukwe Village, about 80 kilometres from Gwanda town, amazed at 28-year-old Ms Moyo’s bravery and how the toddler did not suffer from shock after being submerged in water for close to a minute. In an…

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4 Yr Old, Teaching Friends, Explicit Sex Positions, Exposes Her Rapist Dad (31): (40-Years Jail)

4 Yr Old, Teaching Friends, Explicit Sex Positions, Exposes Her Rapist Dad (31): (40-Years Jail)

Teaching friends explicit sex positions exposed a four-year-old’s rapist father. The 31-year-old father (name withheld to protect the victim) from a village under Chief Njelele in Gokwe has been slapped with a 40-year jail sentence after he was convicted of raping his daughter on two occasions. Although the State could only provide evidence for two occasions, the toddler, however, insisted that she was raped several times, usually on Sundays while her mother was at church….

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‘Mabvuku man, Aggagrey Chinyonga (29) Rapes 2 Minors: Claims Its Satanic Initiation’

‘Mabvuku man, Aggagrey Chinyonga (29) Rapes 2 Minors: Claims  Its Satanic Initiation’

A 29 -Year-Old Mabvuku man raped two minors on different occasions, forced them to swallow his semen and told the victims that the assault was part of an initiation into Satanism. Aggagrey Chinyonga (29), of 10954 New Stands in Mabvuku, told the victims that by raping them he was initiating them to be princesses of their cult. He added that he had been sent by their leader to rape young girls who would automatically join…

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Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

  At least six people have been killed in clashes between Islamist protesters and police in Egypt’s capital Cairo. The clashes happened after prayers marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan The violence broke out during demonstrations in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and the banned Muslim Brotherhood after prayers at the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The authorities blamed unknown assailants for firing on the march. But the Muslim Brotherhood…

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