Corruption: Chikurubi Rears & Slaughters Livestock- Prisoners Denied Meat (3Years)

TOP Prison officials at Chikurubi Maximum and prison farm are under fire from Commissioner General Paradzai Zimondi following reports that inmates at the institutions have gone for three years without eating meat. It has emerged that Chikurubi actually rears and slaughters cattle and pigs regularly but the meat has not been accounted for, raising fears the inmates’ share is being looted. Highly placed sources at the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services HQ in Harare told…

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Lions Reintroduced Into Rwanda, Ever Since Being Wiped Out After 1994 genocide

Seven big cats transported from South Africa to Akagera national park, with park officials now working to reintroduce rhinos Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillisers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country’s 1994 genocide. The seven lions (two males and five females) were transported in a 30-hour journey from South Africa – first by air, then the final stretch by road…

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35,566 Cases, Make Zimbabwe One Of The 22 Countries With Highest Tuberculoses (TB ) Burden

35,566 Cases, Make Zimbabwe  One Of  The 22 Countries With Highest Tuberculoses (TB ) Burden

Zimbabwe is one of the 22 countries in the world with the highest burden of tuberculoses (TB), the provincial TB and Leprosy coordinator for Midlands, Bernard Sibanda has said. 35,566 cases of TB of all types were notified in Addressing people gathered for the Midlands World TB day commemorations in Lower Gweru on Thursday Sibanda said TB was the second leading cause of death and the common cause of death among people living with HIV…

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Legislators Want The Age of Marriage Consent, For Both Genders , Raised From16 To 18 years

Legislators Want The Age of Marriage  Consent, For Both Genders , Raised From16 To 18 years

Legislators in Zimbabwe want the age of marriage for both males and females raised from 16 to 18 years. Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana has comes under attack from senators across the political divide over his recent sentiments that children as young as 12 years old could be married if they were idle. MDC-T senator for Midlands, Lilian Timveos, is steering the motion in the Upper House calling on the government to enact and enforce laws that…

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‘Zimbabwe must continue to fight poverty, unemployment & inequality ‘ Thomas Mapfumo (70)

THE people of Zimbabwe must continue to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality “to give meaning to the years of sacrifice during the liberation struggle”, exiled music guru Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has said in a statement marking his 70th birthday. The Lion of Zimbabwe, as Mapfumo is known by his legion of fans, has, since the days of the liberation struggle, used his music to highlight the injustice, corruption, grinding poverty, human rights violation and economic decline…

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Grace Mugabe Attacks Prosecutor-General, Tomana’s ’12 year Old Girl Child Marriages’

Grace Mugabe Attacks Prosecutor-General, Tomana’s ’12 year Old Girl Child Marriages’

First Lady Grace Mugabe today condemned child marriages saying anyone advocating for 12 year old girls to get married are rapists and pedophiles. The First Lady was speaking during the ground breaking ceremony for the Macsheep Housing Scheme in Kadoma on Wednesday which was attended by vice presidents Phelekezela Mphoko and Emmerson Mnangagwa. The attack is being viewed as directed at Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana who was quoted as saying 12-year-olds could consent to sex. Grace…

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Zacras Condemns, Police Harrassment Of WeZhira Community Radio Volunteers,

MASVINGO – The police from CID section Masvingo Central have been visiting WeZhira Community Radio initiative in the past week including today 29 June 2015. They are asking various questions regarding the existence and work of the community radio. On the latest visit today they wanted to know where they got the production equipment and have asked for a full list of the equipment. They have also asked Wilson Maphosa, one of the volunteers to…

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‘Dead of the night ritual at Save River, fails to bring back 16yr old allegedly abducted by mermaids’

IT was a ceremony that never was for a Chipinge family in Manicaland Province after a 16-year-old girl believed to have been abducted by a mermaid in the mighty Save River could not be released seven months after her assumed abduction.She is now feared dead, and the family has been shuttling between traditional healers in a desperate bid to retrieve her from the part of a river where the mermaid reportedly lives. The girl identified…

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New Miss Zimbabwe, ‘Annie-Grace Mutambu’, assaulted and robbed in apparent kidnap bid

THE new Miss Zimbabwe, Annie-Grace Mutambu, escaped an apparent kidnap attempt Friday night during which she was assaulted and robbed of a laptop and mobile phone. The incident occurred in Harare’s Craneborne suburb and relatives said the beauty queen was bruised and recovering at home. Mutambu recently took over the poisoned Miss Zimbabwe chalice after Emily Kachote was dethroned over nude photos reportedly leaked by a former lover. Kachote’s predecessor was also mired in similar…

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‘ 70,000 illegal abortions per year in Zimbabwe, despite the risk of a five-year jail term’

‘ 70,000 illegal abortions per year  in Zimbabwe, despite the risk of a five-year jail term’

BULAWAYO: The death of a 15-year-old Zimbabwean schoolgirl during an apparent botched abortion this month has spurred calls for stronger efforts to prevent teenage pregnancies and unsafe terminations. Health campaigners say the girl’s death in a Bulawayo township highlights the inadequate sexual and antenatal health care available to teenagers, whose parents are reluctant to accept they are sexually active. School authorities and local media have reported cases ranging from schoolgirls giving birth in school grounds…

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