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11 719 affected as Cyclone Idai kills 98.

by Elita Chikwati/Paidamoyo Chipunza, Harare Bureau 19/03/19 AT least 98 people have been confirmed dead, while 102 others were injured, with 11 719 affected in various ways by Cyclone Idai which hit mainly parts of Manicaland province since last week. The Department...

Herbal remedy kills girl (4)

by Andile Tshuma 13/03/19 A FOUR-YEAR-OLD with hearing impairment girl from Bulawayo died after her mother allegedly fed her a herbal concoction to help her gain speech. The father of the girl, Mr Mbuso Ncube, reported his wife to the police leading to her arrest and...

Top school students claim sexual abuse by teachers.

by Caroline Chimba 17/03/19 Students at Monte Cassino High School Girls High School,  a boarding school in Macheke were reportedly being sexually abused by their teachers in an incident that dates back to months ago based on a police report they filed. when this issue...

Chiredzi man caged 20 years for raping stepdaughter.

by Garikai Mafirakureva A 37-YEAR-OLD Chiredzi man will spend the next 18 years behind bars for sexually abusing his 10-year-old step-daughter several times. Two years were set aside on condition of good behavior. Prosecutor Batanai Emmanuel Mathose told the court...

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...

MPs speak on minimum legal age of sexual consent.

by Paidamoyo Chipunza 11/03/19 The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care has denied ever proposing that the minimum legal age of sexual consent to be revised downwards to 12 from 16 years, amid massive criticism from different organisations and...

Inyanya rapes 13 year old ‘girlfreind’

by Michael Magoronga 06/03/19 A Silobela inyanya, Fireman Ncube (42) was arrested for having sexual intercourse with his 13 year old girlfriend. Reports say the abuse had been going on for close to six months until the girl decided to tell her parents.It  all started...