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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...

Govt bans sending away of pupils over fees

BY VENERANDA LANGA Government has banned schools from chasing away pupils for failure to pay fees after civic society organisations pressurised it to commit to a previously announced pledge on the matter. The policy is expounded in the Primary and Secondary Education...

Man rapes minor, bribes her with sweet reeds

BY DARLINGTON MWASHITA A MAN from Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland North has appeared in court facing charges of raping a minor after enticing her with an offer of sweet reeds.The accused (23) was not asked to plead to rape when he appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Lizwe...

THE GLOBAL TRAGEDY

I WAS born in the middle of World War II when children died in their millions, and mothers struggled to keep them alive in a world exploding with new weaponry and unending warfare, with fathers lost in nuclear conflicts, and superpowers annihilating smaller nations....

Spear-wielding Marange man rapes daughter

BY KENNETH NYANGANI A 44-year-old man from Marange, in Manicaland, has been arrested on charges of raping his 16-year-old daughter on different occasions while wielding a spear and knife. The man appeared before Mutare magistrate Notebulgar Muchineripi who remanded...

MDC-T MP lauds ED’s tough talk on rapists

BY VENERANDA LANGA PROPORTIONAL Representative legislator Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC-T) has welcomed plans by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to impose stiffer penalties on rapists as part of efforts to deal with the crime.In his speech during the...