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Child abuse cases up

By Fortunate Gura 26 July 2018 pg 9 Childline reports that nearly 700  cases of child abuse have been recorded in Mashonaland West. Sexual abuse constitutes 51% of the cases whilst physical abuse is 14% and neglect is 10%. The girl child was the most affected. 60% of...

Soldier draws gun on wife

By Tarisai Machakaire 20 July 2018 pg 2 A soldier appeared before magistrate for using his service pistol to threaten his wife. The soldier started by assaulting his wife with his hands before pressing her against the wall with a pistol pointing on her chest. She was...

Welder offers $30 maintenance

By Panashe Machakaire 27 July 2018 pg 2 A welder offered to pay $30 for maintenance from the $200 his wife had asked for. The former wife said that $30 was not enough for upkeep of his child. The man takes care of four other children he had with other woman. He...

Binga man jailed 30 years for raping disabled daughter

By Nokuthaba Dlamini 27 July 2018 pg S E2 A man has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for raping his disabled teenage daughter. He claimed that the act would make him wealth. He had raped her three times between December and January this year. He said that his...

Meet Epworth’s Whiz Kid

By Muchaneta Chimuka 26 July 2018 pg 9 Six year old, Tinotenda Manyemba, a whiz kid from Epworth who got the facilitation of skipping grades after undergoing a five hour intelligence test by the Department of Psychology and Social Needs which falls under Ministry of...