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A High Court judge has slammed a non-custodial sentence imposed on a dagga grower by a Mutoko magistrate saying that the offence was serious and the woman deserved a prison term of up to four years. The 51-year-old woman from Chikara Village, ...
A 26-YEAR-OLD soldier with the Zimbabwe National army who is also a self-proclaimed prophet has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping an eight-year-old congregant. The court heard the prophet ... to 15 years in jail. Nkala will however serve an ...
"We urge those who have friends and relatives in prison to visit their dear ones. Despite the crimes they would have committed, we should give them another chance and support them in becoming better people in society when released back to society.
Bulawayo - A Zimbabwean woman, 43, has reportedly been sentenced to 3 months in jail after assaulting her 49-year-old estranged husband with a shovel and breaking one of his ribs.
A Zimbabwean woman, 43, has reportedly been sentenced to 3 months in jail after assaulting her 49-year-old estranged husband with a shovel and breaking one of his ribs.
JOC comprises top representatives from the Central intelligent Organization (CIO), the Zimbabwe National army (ZNA), the Zimbabwe Republic police (ZRP), the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ), and the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS).
Ousted Egyptian Dictator, Mubarak Released From Jail. 2 minutes ago ... He was later sentenced to life in prison. "When I ... Many Egyptians began to yearn for the banality of Mubarak's era, while activists who spearheaded his ouster found themselves ...
THE High Court has dismissed an appeal against refusal of bail pending appeal by a South African man who is serving a 15-year jail term for stealing a car worth $25 000 from his country before smuggling it into Zimbabwe across a dry Limpopo riverbed.
Egypt's top appeals court on March 2 acquitted him of involvement in the killings. In January 2016, the appeals court upheld a three-year prison sentence for Mubarak and his two sons on corruption charges. But the sentence took into account time served.
"We have quite a number of inmates who have been waiting for the tribunal to discharge them from prison. According to the Mental Health Act there are specific people who are supposed to sit on that board, which is entrusted with discharging patients.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has started rehabilitating some of the dilapidated Zimbabwe prisons, most built during the colonial era.
However, the matter was brought for a review before Justice Amy Tsanga, following concerns raised by the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) over Mudzongachiso's ruling.
A Mutorashanga couple, which forced its 13-year-old disabled daughter to live with chickens since September last year, has been sentenced to two years in jail. The couple was convicted on child abuse charges by Chinhoyi magistrate Mrs Letwin Rwodzi.
Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS), Matabeleland North Province has embarked on a kapenta fishing project on the Zambezi River.
Zimbabwean Pastor Patrick Mugadza, who was jailed six weeks ago for predicting President Robert Mugabe's death, says he collected a tin full of lice to show the President the sorry state of prisons in Zimbabwe. FOLLOW US; twitter ... Afterward, Pastor ...
Prominent radio and TV presenter, Augustine Tichafa Matambanadzo, was Tuesday found guilty and convicted for smuggling clothes from China by magistrate Lazini Ncube.
Chikurubi Female prison is sitting on a health time bomb after Parirenyatwa Group of hospitals threatened to withdraw services over a $600 000 debt owed by the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS). BY MUNESU NYAKUDYA. Chikurubi ...
Fourteen condemned prisoners who complained of overstaying on death row, have lost their bid to nullify the death sentences imposed on them after the ...
Was it a wardrobe malfunction, as @PovoZimbabwe suggested? Or a sign of something much more worrying? "Mugabe has to quit, this is crazy," tweeted one Zimbabwean. Said @ali_naka: "The man should be resting or sitting under a mango or guava tree ...
THE Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS), is struggling to settle a $3 million medical bill for inmates around due to the underfunding of the ...
A jail bird who escaped from two prison officers while fetching firewood in Chiundura with other inmates has his freedom short-lived after he was rearrested the next day seeking deliverance from a local self-styled prophet.
City fathers also said the ZNLWVA must approach the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services for free labour from serving inmates.
A pastor who's just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe's death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, according to a newspaper. The Daily News quotes Patrick Mugadza (his other name ...
A fiery Zimbabwean cleric, Pastor Patrick Phillip Mugadza, who was arrested in January and spent six weeks in prison for claiming that nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe will die later this year, has claimed he collected a tin of lice to show the ...
It is against this background that our deputy chief writer Tendai Kamhungira (TK) spoke with the anti-Mugabe cleric upon his release on his future plans and jail experience. .... PM: Nasty I should say, I have just realised that the prison Act was ...
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plucked her from the secretarial pool decades ago to become his wife. Now Grace Mugabe is stirring speculation that she wants to succeed her 93-year-old husband as leader.
Harare - Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe is in Swaziland for a SADC summit - which means his spokesperson can't answer awkward questions about the first lady, a newspaper has reported.
Zimbabwean activist who was convicted for anti-government protests last year has vowed to fight on. Linda Masa-rira ... Magistrate Stanford Mambanje sentenced her to a hefty penalty of 385 hours of community service, with a suspended 18 months in jail.
Activist defiant in her quest for 'free, just' Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean civil rights activist Linda Masarira performs community service at a clinic in Marlborough in Harare following her conviction last week, on March 16 2017 in Harare.
... 27, 2016 file photo. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plucked her from the secretarial pool decades ago to become his wife, and now Grace Mugabe is stirring speculation that she wants to succeed her 93-year-old husband as leader.
MATOPO HILLS, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plucked her from the secretarial pool decades ago to become his wife.
government has released March pay dates for civil servants, with most of them going to be paid before the end of the month. Members of the Zimbabwe National ...
Members of the Zimbabwe National army and Air Force of Zimbabwe were paid yesterday (March 17), the health sector will be paid on Tuesday (March 21), the Zimbabwe Republic police and Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services on March 24, while ...
Johannesburg - Angola's parliament votes next week on a proposal to imprison for up to 10 years women who have abortions and people who perform them, angering the president's daughter and others in the former Portuguese colony.
Johannesburg - Angola's parliament votes next week on a proposal to imprison for up to 10 years women who have abortions and people who perform them, angering the president's daughter and others in the former Portuguese colony.
According to a twitter post by Jonathan Moyo, Zimbabwe's higher education minister who's also the MP for Tsholotsho where many of the displaced came from, Mugabe sent 1 000 packs of Zapnax, 1 000 bottles of mineral water and 1 000 packs of biscuits.
Harare - Three diamond workers arrested in eastern Zimbabwe for allegedly swallowing gems had to pick through their excrement to find them, it was reported on Friday.
Harare - Zimbabwean agriculture Minister Joseph Made is confident the country will have a bumper harvest amid revelations government has stopped the importation of grain.
But Zimbabwean activist Linda Masarira, a 34-year-old widow with five children, vows to fight on. "I am not deterred," she told AFP after a magistrate's court in Harare last week sentenced her over her role in the protests against President Robert ...
"I have seen condoms in prison and I have seen them with inmates. What does that tell you? It means some gay activity is most likely going on in there, although I am told that one can actually have intimacy with a woman in jail," Mugadza told the Daily ...
AS the acrimonious debate over the appointment of the new chief justice rages on amid fierce clashes sparked by Zanu PF's factional wars, and with the country on its knees as the economy continues to nosedive, Zimbabwe Independent political reporter ...
Members of the Zimbabwe National army and Air Force of Zimbabwe were paid yesterday (March 17), the health sector will be paid on Tuesday (March 21), the Zimbabwe Republic police and Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services on March 24, while ...
We need an independent investigator, who will be able to go to prisons and ascertain if people who die in prisons would have really committed suicide.
Harare (AFP) - She bears scars from police beatings, has been arrested many times, detained for months, and become the first person to be convicted over mass ...
THE country's tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has threatened to punish small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) who will fail to register for value added tax (VAT), as it escalates its desperate bid to boost revenue to ...
Zimbabwe: The Revolutionary Chief Justice. tweet. share ... Among the questions he was asked was what his feeling was when he hit down his judicial gavel to hand down his first sentence as a judge to send someone to jail. "It is part of ... At the time ...
"hospitals including the prison and Correctional Services are burdened with corpses that have not been identified and end up receiving paupers' burials.
police have now arrested all Batswana escapees; Musa, Gaomodimo Molosiwa and Givemore Chaloba, and are now left with 10 Zimbabwean jail breakers. Recently, Molosiwa attracted the wrath of the Magistrate court which sentenced him to a total of 14 ...
Harare - Zimbabwe has officially opened its tobacco-selling season, with hopes that the crop can help ease the country's financial problems.
Zimbabwe's cow carries the national flag but is otherwise naked. Her generous udder is also visible. Popular Zimbabwean social media guru Mike Tashaya posted to facebook Monday: "This banner started a fascinating discussion in a whatsapp group I'm ...


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