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Man jailed 20 years for raping stepdaughter.

by Simbarashe Sithole August 8, 2019 A 39-YEAR-OLD Mvurwi man has been slapped with a 20-year jail term by a Bindura magistrate for raping his 16-year-old stepdaughter twice and infecting her with a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Munyaradzi Ruzvidzo of Mvurwi...

Lady teacher in trouble for abusing pupil.

BY FARAI MATIASHE 20/07/19 A HARARE lady teacher is in trouble for allegedly “verbally and physically” tormenting her niece, the junior school teacher (name supplied) who stayed with her niece (name withheld) at her house, was allegedly in the habit of spanking her...

Mazowe teacher jailed 15 years for raping student.

By Simbarashe Sithole 22/07/19 Terence Makombe was jailed after trial by magistrate Sandra Mupindu, who suspended three years conditionally. Prosecutor Gossy Mudambu told the court that in December last year at Mazowe High School cottage, Makombe took advantage of the...

Grandpa (65) rapes granddaughter (12)

BY RICHARD MUPONDE A CHIMANIMANI man allegedly sprayed an unknown substance on his Grade 5 granddaughter in order to drowse and rape her in the middle of the night. This was revealed during the initial appearance of the 65-year-old man (who cannot be named to protect...

ZLHR STATEMENT ON PRISON REFORM

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights ( ZLHR) is appalled to the deplorable conditions obtaining at the country’s prisons, which deprives prisoners of their inherent dignity and value as human beings. According to media reports, including accounts from detainees,...

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI

SIFISO Ndebele, a Grade 5 pupil at Samukele Primary School in Matabeleland North, dreams of becoming a scientist. But sadly, her dream is not in tandem with the learning conditions at her school. Her school has extremely poor infrastructure, with pupils from ECD A up...