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Abetting child marriages to attract 5-year jail term

By: Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor THE draft Marriages Amendment Bill, 2017, approved by Cabinet last week, criminalize child marriages and proposes a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison for anyone who permits, aids or coerces a...

Parents passing economic anxieties to children

Pauline Hurungundo Parents should avoid hounding school children with the prevailing economic pressures as this affects childhood development,a top Harare school has recommended. Chisipite junior school revealed that a number of primary school children,mostly aged...

Woman abandons baby while fleeing robbers

BY Miriam Mangwaya A BEATRICE woman on Tuesday abandoned her four-year-old daughter while escaping from a car driven by suspected robbers. Nyarai Joyce Chipenga’s daughter was later dumped by the roadside by the suspects who have not yet been identified. Mashonaland...

Document street kids

CHEGUTU West MP Dexter Nduna has expressed concerns over the growing number of street children who do not have national identification in urban centres around the country.He has called upon government so that they get quantified before they spread into rural...