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Robbers rape 11 women

By Kenneth Nyangani Eleven women from Mutare have confirmed being raped by suspected three armed robbers. Chief Superintendent Florence Marume revealed this while addressing heads of government departments in preparation for a national clean-up campaign set to be...

Tears of a marginalized rural girl

By Jairos Saunyama, 26 November 2018, pg 15 Thirteen year old Loice Banda (not her real name) joined other pregnant mothers for an afternoon prayer at Nyanga District Hospital. It is not her bulging tummy that catches the eye, but her youthful look. Banda is one of...

Pregnant student challenges expulsion

By Jairos Saunyama 6 November 2018 pg 4 A row has erupted between a Form 3 student pregnant student and school authorities at St Annes Goto High School in Wedza after the former violated her rights by expelling her from the institution in September this year. The girl...

Teenage boy to be caned for sodomy

By Stephen Chadenga 3 November 2018 pg 4 Gweru regional magistrate has ordered a 13 year old boy yo receive three cane strokes at Whawha Prison for sodomizing his neighbour’s three children aged nine, seven and six. The boy had on several occasions lured the...

Pupil’s letter to school exposes rapist cousin

By Nokuthaba Dlamini, 2 November 2018, pg 7 A seven-year-old girl from Victoria Falls has caused the arrest of her cousin who allegedly raped her sometime last year by writing a letter to the school head demanding justice after her parents allegedly concealed the...

Children suffering more than incarcerated mothers

By Veneranda Langa, 12 November 2018, pg 5 Children accompanying their incarcerated mothers in the country’s prisons are reportedly suffering more than the offenders because of the harsh prison conditions in the archaic buildings that were constructed for male...