December pay dates for civil servants, announced by Zimbabwe Government

December pay dates for civil servants, announced by Zimbabwe Government

  December 2016 pay for civil servants will have some interesting developments, the most obvious being that, teachers will for the first time since May 2016, receive their wages within the same month they earned it by working for it. The teachers pay day will be on December 28.   The security services such as the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Zimbabwe Republic Police, Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ), (ZRP Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Zimbabwe Prisons…

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Harare man (20), sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old Mughodhi Church mate after a youth meeting

Harare man (20),  sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old Mughodhi Church mate after a youth meeting

  A 20-YEAR-OLD Harare man, Gerald Gatsi, was yesterday sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old churchmate after a youth meeting.Gatsi will spend the next 10 years behind bars after four years were suspended on condition of good behaviour by regional magistrate, Hosiah Mujaya. According to evidence presented in court, Gatsi and the complainant (name withheld) are members of Mughodhi Church and were attending a church services in Retreat Park, Waterfalls. The court…

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Grade Seven pupil’s prayer request, exposes her rapist (26), who has subsequently been jailed for 12 years

Grade Seven pupil’s prayer request, exposes her rapist (26), who has subsequently been jailed for 12 years

AN abusive 26-year-old man’s shenanigans were recently exposed by his victim’s prayer request during a family prayer session, leading to his arrest and imprisonment. Mumpande Zanda was yesterday slapped with a 12-year jail term by Hwange magistrate, Dambudzo Malunga. Two years were suspended for five years on condition of good behaviour. Prosecutor, Bheki Tshabalala told the court that sometime between August 1 and 31 this year, Zanda proposed love to a Grade Seven pupil, and…

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Murewa school deputy head, (46) who raped and killed a 14-year-old pupil to destroy evidence, sentenced to death for murder

Murewa school deputy head, (46) who raped and killed a 14-year-old pupil to destroy evidence,  sentenced to death for murder

Bernard Chivengwa, of Nyamhondoro Primary School, was sentenced last week by High Court judge, Justice Happius Zhou. The judge sentenced Chivengwa to death after failing to find extenuating circumstances in a matter in which he abducted and killed Vaidah Mubaiwa of Dzapasi Village, Chief Mangwende in Murewa, on October 17 last year. Prior to her death, Mubaiwa had been lined up as a State witness in a rape matter in which she was to give…

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Three (MDC-T) activists who killed Police Inspector , in Glen View, five years ago. jailed twenty years each

Three (MDC-T) activists who killed Police Inspector , in Glen View, five years ago. jailed twenty years each

  There is no justification for killing or abusing anyone in a politically motivated terror outside the “scourge” of war, a High Court judge said yesterday.   Justice Chinembiri Bhunu said Zimbabwe was liberated 36 years ago in a just war for peace so that Zimbabweans can live in perpetual peace and harmony, free from exploitation and oppression.   He made the remarks while sentencing three MDC-T activists — Tungamirai Madzokere, Yvonne Musarurwa and Last…

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One dead, 16 injured after kombi lost wheel and overturned on Bulawayo-Harare Road just before the Ntabazinduna toll gate

  ONE person died yesterday afternoon while 16 others were injured when a kombi they were travelling in veered off the road and overturned after its left rear wheel came off.   The accident occurred along the Bulawayo-Harare Road just before the Ntabazinduna toll gate at about 3pm. The injured were rushed to United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) in ambulances. The kombi was carrying passengers who were travelling from Bulawayo to Ntabazinduna. Bulawayo Chief Fire Officer…

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‘In spite of national poverty, Mugabe splashes over US$1,3 million on a diamond ring for his wife Grace.’

‘In spite of national poverty, Mugabe splashes over US$1,3 million on a diamond ring for his wife Grace.’

A sceptical nation never believed that, but was willing to give Mugabe and his wife the benefit of doubt. After all, Zimbabwe is in economic doldrums and it would make sense that Mugabe is not wealthy, as the country’s poor and overburdened taxpayer is responsible for his upkeep.However, it is shocking that in spite of this pretense to poverty, Mugabe is willing to splurge over $1,3 million on a diamond ring for his wife. A…

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High Court has suspended public interviews for a new Chief Justice after UZ law student challenge

High Court has suspended public interviews for a new Chief Justice after UZ  law student challenge

High Court has suspended public interviews for a new Chief Justice after UZ  law student challenge   THE High Court has suspended public interviews for a new Chief Justice pending proposed amendments to the Constitution, but the Judicial Service Commission gave notice that it will appeal the decision at the Supreme Court today. An appeal at the Supreme Court suspends the decision of the High Court until the higher court rules. The JSC will meet at…

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Two Zimbabweans convicted of 62 counts murder, rape, robbery in SA

Two Zimbabweans convicted of 62 counts murder, rape, robbery in SA

Two Zimbabwean cross-border transporters and a South African woman were on Thursday convicted on 62 charges ranging from murder, robbery, extortion, rape among other violent crimes perpetrated in that country. The three were found guilty following a fully contested trial at the South Gauteng High Court. Jaheni “Satan” Luphahla (28) of Old Lobengula in Bulawayo and Phathumuzi ‘KK’ Sibanda (27) of Emakhandeni in Bulawayo and Madida Petition Sicelo (30) alias Sister (a South African) are…

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Self proclaimed prophet arrested for stealing money from congregants under pretext of praying for it.

Self proclaimed prophet arrested for stealing money from congregants under pretext of praying for it.

A SELF PROCLAIMED GWERU PROPHET (Simbarashe Siziba) aged 24 has been arrested for stealing money from congregants after duping them into believing that he is praying for their money. he took one of the victims, a lady to a nearby river to ‘pray’ for her, money which he asked her to hand over so he could pray for it.He then gave some wrapped white cloth which he asked the church goer to unwrap only after…

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