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2 Mvuma relatives take turns to rape maid

By Stephen Chadenga 20/10/17 P8 Two Mvuma family members have been jailed to an effective 10-year prison term each for gang-raping their teenage maid. The rapists, aged 45 and 28, who are uncle and cousin respectively, were sentenced yesterday by Gweru provincial...

Wife demands US$350 maintenance

By Fungiso Chawora 19/10/17 P8 A Harare man has neglected his family for two decades. Andrew Mapulanga is accused of neglecting his family for 18 years; for that he was dragged to Harare Civil Court by his wife Tessa Mapulanga who was demanding US$350 maintenance....

Charamba slams child marriages, drug abuse

By Wilson Kakurira 19/10/17 P8 chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant commissioner Charity Charamba has slammed drug abuse and child amrriages saying they were robbing the nation of future leaders. Speaking on the sidelines of a speech and prize giving day held at...

Four die from pesticide

By Rumbidzai Chingoveza 19/10/17 P2 Four children from Murehwa died in their sleep last week in a suspected case of suffocation after their 60-year-old grandmother had treated maize grain with an unknown chemical before storing it in the bedroom. Nenyasha (3), Ngoni...

Kaseke decries child marriages in Kuwadzana

By Veneranda Langa 19/10/17 P5 Kuwadzana legislator Betty Nhambu-Kaseke (Zanu-Pf) on Tuesday applauded president mugabe for announcing that a Marriages Bill will be brought Parliament, saying the Bill would solve the issue of early child marriages as per constituency...

Govt auditors exponse massive rot at schools

By Reporter 19/10/17 P8 Auditors from the Primary and Secondary Education ministry have exposed suspected embezzlement of funds at two secondary schools in Chivi and Bikita. Masvingo provincial education director Zedius chitiga confirmed the irregularities at...

Malnutrition cases drop in Shamva

By Phylis Mbanje 19/10/17 P4 Cases of sever malnutrition involving children less than five years have significantly gone down in Shamva following aggressive advocacy efforts by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in conjunction with Save the Children. Shamva along...

Toddler trapped in raging inferno, burnt to death

By Jairos Saunyama 19/10/17 P4 A four-year-old Mahusekwa toddler was on Monday burnt to death after he was trapped by a veld fire while in a vegetable garden. Terrence Mapuranga, of Gotora Village under Chief Chihota, died in full view of the villagers who failed to...

Keep an extra eye out for children

By Indiana Chirara 19/10/17 A3 Death is a reality which non-one loves. It really hurts when it snatches young children. Regina Mutandi’s 4-year-old son nearly died due to negligence. with young children, you can never be careful enough, for in most cases they...