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Educate girl child to end early marriages, says MP

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Society should educate and empower girls and women as a long-term solution to the problem of child marriages. This was said by Uzumba legislator Cde Simbaneuta Mudarikwa while contributing on the Marriages Bill in the National...

Lightning strikes 13 pupils, headman drowns

Herald Reporters A headman drowned in Mbire, while at least 13 learners at Chitenje Secondary School in Karoi were yesterday struck and injured by lightning as heavy rains wreak havoc in different parts of the country.Houses, livestock and property were destroyed in...

Herdboy jailed for raping employer’s daughter (12)

Mejury Magaya, Midlands Reporter A Masvingo herdboy has been sentenced to 12 years for raping his employer’s 12-year-old daughter after she was left in his custody.Thomas Marozva (19), of Chikanda Village,  under Chief Nemauzhe appeared before Gweru...

Girl (17) goes missing over incomplete school report

BY NIZBERT MOYO A BULAWAYO teenage girl (17) has gone missing following a dispute with her guardian over a school report that had no class position.Police in Bulawayo are appealing for information leading to the teenager’s whereabouts.Bulawayo provincial police...

‘Rise in violence against children worrying’

Talent Chimutambgi Herald Reporter The Zimbabwe Association of Church-related Hospitals (ZACH) is worried over the spike in cases of violence against children, and called on the media to spearhead efforts to reduce new HIV infections and violence against...