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Herdsman beats employer’s 10-year-old son to death

ukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Gwanda Correspondent  A HERDSMAN from Matobo allegedly fatally assaulted his employer’s son (10), angry that the boy had reported him to his uncle for beating him up for coming home late.Matabeleland South acting provincial police...

Vanotambura VODZIDZA PACHENA

Muchaneta ChimukaKANZURA weWard 5 yekuSt Mary’s, kuChitungwiza, Councillor Catherine Arumando — avo vanomiririra bato riri kutonga reZanu-PF — vari kuita mabasa makukutu ekubatsira vana vanotambura kuburikidza nekuvawanisa dzidzo yepachena. Vana vepachikoro cheDzidzo...

Granny strangles Grade 7 boy

Walter Mswazie in Masvingo A 68-year-old Rhodene woman allegedly strangled her nephew to death by pulling his neck tie for coming late from school the previous day before she attempted to commit suicide by poisoning, police have confirmed.Modie Chirinda of Carry...

Man ‘rapes’ 9-yr-old sister twice in one day

Brenda Zinyuke, Court Reporter A 20-YEAR-OLD man from Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly raping his minor sister.The man from Nkulumane suburb whose name has been withheld to protect the identity of the minor allegedly raped the girl (9) twice on the same...

Educate girl child to end early marriages, says MP

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Society should educate and empower girls and women as a long-term solution to the problem of child marriages. This was said by Uzumba legislator Cde Simbaneuta Mudarikwa while contributing on the Marriages Bill in the National...

Lightning strikes 13 pupils, headman drowns

Herald Reporters A headman drowned in Mbire, while at least 13 learners at Chitenje Secondary School in Karoi were yesterday struck and injured by lightning as heavy rains wreak havoc in different parts of the country.Houses, livestock and property were destroyed in...

Herdboy jailed for raping employer’s daughter (12)

Mejury Magaya, Midlands Reporter A Masvingo herdboy has been sentenced to 12 years for raping his employer’s 12-year-old daughter after she was left in his custody.Thomas Marozva (19), of Chikanda Village,  under Chief Nemauzhe appeared before Gweru...

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...