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Men jailed over maintenance.

by Simbarashe Sithole. March 10/19 Two Mvurwi men were slapped with jail sentences by a Guruve magistrate after failing to pay maintenance for their children. Tichaona Gamba (36) pleaded guilty to the charge before magistrate Shingai Mutiro, who wholly suspended the...

Young terror victims strike back

By Albert Masaka 10 February 2019 pg 8 Legislator Job Sikhala says he is preparing a lawsuit against the soldiers behind the brutal attack of children as young as 10 during the recent army crackdown against dissent. Sikhala said he was shocked by the extent of abuse...

Child marriages in Zim: The elephant in the room

By Moses Mugugunyeki, 9 to15 December 2018, pg 12 Despite Zimbabwe having ratified various International Conventions and declarations on child rights, particularly the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of...

Serial rapist jailed

By Brenna Matendere 11 November 2018 pg 4 A serial rapist who had been terrorizing school children in Shurugwi has been sentenced to 30 years in jail. On October 6 the man who was armed with a machete pounced on a group of young girls on their way to school.He caught...

Child marriage: A threat to HIV fight

By Moses Mugugunyeki 11 November 2018 pg 14 Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. In developing countries like Zimbabwe, one in every three girls are is married before 18, one in nine is married before 15. According to UN Population...