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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....

Girl (16) dies in farm mishap

A 16-year-old girl was fatally crushed by tractor trolleys while she was picking tobacco at Willmode Farm in Mvurwi, raising calls to stop children from working on farms. Faith Maurukira, who was employed as a general worker, fell from the tractor before being run...

Dominican Convent locks out pupils

by Desmond Munemo, H-Metro ReporterDominican Convent High School pupils were yesterday barred from entering the school premises or classes for failure to pay fees amid uproar from parents.This is a continuation of a standoff between the school and parents, which...

Pupils turnout high

Tanyaradzwa Mamombe, H-Metro Reporter Attendance was normal in various schools in Harare on the first day of term yesterday. There was a great turnout of pupils in primary and high schools with most schools already resuming normal lesson routines.H-Metro conducted a...

Parents panic over child vaccinations

Talent Gore Herald Correspondent Parents are in panic mode as they are being turned away by some Harare City Council clinics when they take their children for vaccination against child killer diseases.Hatfield Clinic has been mentioned many times by parents that have...

Sex for water cases: Chi-Town kids speak

Mike Gavara, 16 years, Zengeza High 1 Citizen Child Media Club Access to clean and safe water is a fundamental children’s right that when compromised will cause more harm than good to child development.Born and raised in Chitungwiza by my grandparents, a dormitory...

Red Cross nutrition programme brings smiles to Binga

by Mirirai NsingoPERSISTENT droughts that have continued to ravage most parts of Binga in Zimbabwe’s Matabeleland North province has resulted in rise in cases of malnutrition in children, a Zimbabwe Red Cross Society official said. Speaking during a tour of the...

Sex slavery pastor on the run

Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Court Reporter DISGRACED pastor and founder of Kingdom Rulers International Church in Bulawayo, Greatness Tapfuma (37), who turned a 16-year-old congregant into a sex slave, infected her with HIV and genital warts, is on the run after he...

Neighbours sell out infant killer

Sharon Buwerimwe, Court Reporter A WOMAN from Bulawayo has been arrested after she allegedly strangled her new-born baby and dumped the body in a sack.Sithokozile Ndlovu (26) from Old Pumula suburb who was pregnant was allegedly seen by her neighbours trying to...