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Stanley Banda (45) was ordered to pay the fine by Chegutu magistrate Felix Chauromwe, failing which he would serve a four-month jail term. Banda was last week arraigned before the courts by his wife, Mercy Banda (43) of 23 years after he assaulted her ...
Gona allegedly then alerted members of the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, who mounted a trap with the former posing as a buyer.
Murema was arrested on May 12, 2006 and initially spent nine years in remand prison before his court remand on September 17, 2015 at the Karoi Magistrate's Court, where he was initially indicted for trial on November 26 that same year.
Conning accommodation seekers has landed a bogus female estate agent in prison for the next two years. Ruvimbo Mitchel Tserai (27), who used different names, pleaded guilty to four counts of fraud when she appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Lanzini ...
There was no doubt Francis Maramwidze, a 72- year-old grandfather to a girl who was close to 10 years ago raped by Munyaradzi Kereke, a former advisor to Gideon Gono who was the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor between 2003 and 2013, was a ...
Bulawayo - A Zimbabwean thief, who got stuck in a chimney in March has been sentenced to 36 months in jail, says a report.
The late Kombayi, who was challenging then Vice President Simon Muzenda for the Gweru Urban seat, sustained serious injuries from the gun shots and had to seek treatment in Britain.
kidnapping two toddlers in church with the intention of making money out of them in South Africa has landed a Chitungwiza woman in prison after she was intercepted at a local bus terminus. Jane Ngwerume (18) abducted the two minors from church while ...
Harare - A Zimbabwean man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for repeatedly raping his employer's 11-year-old daughter then buying her silence with a $1 bribe, a report on Friday said.
police Constable Samuel Samu, 39, solicited a bribe from a taxi driver Admire Nota, who had knocked down a pedestrian on the Harare-Masvingo highway, reports New Zimbabwe.com. Samu, with three other police officers, was the first to arrive at the scene ...
THE ruling Zanu PF party has turned down a request by its Midlands provincial structures to have the late deputy provincial chairman, Kizito Chivamba, declared ...
Independence, as it relates to a country, means self rule, a degree of autonomy, and freedom. At 37 years old, if Zimbabwe were a person, she would be an adult.
Homosexual acts are banned in socially conservative Nigeria and are punishable by up to 14 years in jail. During a ... police had to shoot in the air to disperse the mob and get the suspects back to prison safely, though there they are also vulnerable ...
It factually depicts Zimbabwe's struggle against colonialism and the road to independence. Samkange's timely publication in the midst of the liberation war may be the reason why quite a number of youths mobilised and joined the war.
(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). In this Saturday, Feb. 12, 2017 photo, a young boy is knocked out during a boxing match in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean boys as young as 10 hurry every weekend to a boxing ring whose nickname, Wafa Wafa, ...
The late Kombayi, who was challenging then Vice President Simon Muzenda for the Gweru Urban seat, sustained serious injuries from the gun shots and had to seek treatment in Britain.
Zimbabwe @37 independence celebrations held this Tuesday at National sports Stadium in Harare were definitely fully subscribed.
Bulawayo - An 18-year-old Zimbabwean man has appeared in court for allegedly raping a 13-year-old church mate who had turned down his love proposal, said a report on Wednesday.
A 27-year-old convicted criminal in Zimbabwe has been sentenced to 23 years in jail for kidnapping, torturing and holding captive his ex-girlfriend in a six-day rape ordeal, says a report.
government has paid members of the Zimbabwe National army, Air Force of Zimbabwe and the health sector their 2016 bonuses.
A court in Zimbabwe sentenced a 34-year-old woman to 12 years in jail on Friday, April 14 for burgling a total of 29 homes.
The pastor, Evan Mawarire, found himself at the head of a new movement in Zimbabwe that expressed the frustrations of citizens who've spent decades under the authoritarian rule of dictator President Robert Mugabe.
Cde Mathema, who was the guest of honour, inspected the guard of honour mounted by the Zimbabwe National army, Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services and the police before he read the President's speech. The event was attended by Macro ...
Collin Makaza of Zimbabwe prison and Correctional Services was the best placed Zimbabwean in Saturday''s race finishing fourth.
Zachariah and Marima were slapped with an 18-month and three-year jail sentence respectively by Provincial Magistrate Elizabeth Hanzi with Gift Mutigwa prosecuting.
The institution recently awarded Zimbabwe Tourism Authority CEO Karikoga Kaseke a Ph.D degree. "Very soon it will be a criminal offence in Zimbabwe to offer, seek or receive a fake degree or to get one from an unaccredited organisation!," Moyo tweeted.
HIGHER and Tertiary education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday said the government will soon introduce a law that will punish people receiving degrees from ...
THE behaviour of children astonished UNICEF aid workers who recently visited an orphanage in Zimbabwe. As the aid workers observed the children over a week, they noticed not a single one ever cried in that orphanage.
A Zimbabwean man, Nation Chirongoma has been sentenced to one year in prison in Botswana for theft of mag wheel tyres belonging to Godfrey Tshipietsile.
DUNDEE, Scotland - A reckless driver who narrowly missed hitting pupils as he sped 300 yards along a pavement outside a school is facing a lengthy jail term.
Scotland: A reckless driver who narrowly missed hitting pupils as he sped 300 yards along a pavement outside a school is facing a lengthy jail term. Dad-of-three Geoffrey Goto, 31, was trying to escape from police who ... Two officers said they got a ...
"In the present Constitution, enacted in 2013, the President's powers have been extended even further: He appoints the heads of the Defence Forces, the police Service, the intelligence services and the prisons and Correctional Service without reference ...
Abel Zhakata Senior ReporterSTAKE holders within the justice delivery system in Mutare have pleaded with Chief Justice Luke Malaba to ensure the provision ...
The National Prosecution Authority is facing manpower crisis following the resignation of 24 law officers over the past two years without replacement, ...
Bulawayo, April 14, 2017 - A 22 year-old kombi conductor was Wednesday slapped with a four year jail term for drugging and raping his 15 year-old school going girlfriend.
AN UNREPENTANT female burglar who tested freedom last year through Presidential pardon will return to prison after she was recently slapped with a 12-year ...
... forced into marriage, and that marriage these days will be some form of traditional unregistered union, should mean that the husband, the girl's parents and anyone else who enforced the union will be charged with statutory rape and will probably go ...
THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) - which includes top judges - is resisting Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Constitutional Amendment (No 1 ...
CLERIC turned fierce critic to President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday visited Arnold farm where he took to prayer, denouncing and cursing the First Lady Grace ...
A DANGEROUS driver who drove for 300 yards at speed along a pavement outside a school, causing pupils to run into the middle of a busy road to avoid being run down, is facing a lengthy jail term. Geoffrey Goto was trying to escape from police who had ...
Others have compared Zuma's approach to that of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who famously expropriated thousands of white-owned farms only to watch the economy nosedive and inflation reach more than 500 billion percent, according to some ...
Mutare - Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) here has called for a maximum security prison to house dangerous inmates after the opening of a permanent High Court in Mutare.
A local man has been slapped with a seven-year jail term after he was convicted of abusing inputs worth over $2000 which were meant for government's ...
AIR Zimbabwe has opened negotiations for an exit package for dismissed acting managing director Grace Pfumbidzayi to bring closure to the legal drama that ...
"Another member of the 'young Turks' Professor Jonathan Moyo, the alleged brains behind Grace Mugabe's ascendency, faces the daunting prospects of serious jail time after the Zimbabwe anti-corruption Commission investigated him for fraud and found ...
"One day, an ANC representative in New Delhi called me and said your brother in prison sends a message saying 'I am in jail and you are busy on guitars, this does not define our tribe. Stop this and bring home a qualification'," he said. Zvobgo, who ...
A 27-YEAR-OLD self-confessed fraudster based in Beitbridge shocked court officials on Monday when he volunteered to be imprisoned for failing to pay $550 ...
Their war cries are the only sound piercing the dawn silence. The men - all members of the Bumi Hills Anti-Poaching Unit - are drilling in preparation for another day of guarding against wildlife poachers in Zimbabwe's Sebungwe region, about 400 ...
KAMPALA: A prominent academic in Uganda was remanded to a maximum-security prison Monday after being charged with insulting the country's longtime president.
In qualifiers held at the National sports Stadium, Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services' Point Chanza booked his place in the semi-finals after clocking four minutes 27.31 seconds.


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