Tafadzwa Munyaka

Luthando Mapepa Florence Magwenzi (20), who works as a domestic worker at the Pindeni homestead in Gumira Village under Chief Musikavanhu’s area, recently appeared before Chipinge magistrate, Mr Alfred Chinembiri. She was facing charges of exposing an infant as defined in Section 108(1) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act. She pleaded guilty to …

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17 May 2022 TRYMORE TAGWIREI GUTU – For persuading and trying to restrain her father from beating her mother, a 16-year-old girl from Chikerema Village under Chief Serima in Gutu has lost her life. Perai Mugure (41) assaulted Rutendorwashe Mugure (16) to death after she restrained him from assaulting her mother Fungai Munzwa (42). The girl …

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17 May 2022 Zvikomborero Parafini  A 50-year-old Harare man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to rape his 12-year-old step daughter. Alexander Mauye (50) had two years suspended on condition he doesn’t commit a similar offence in the next five years. The State proved that in June last year, the complainant, …

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16 May 2022TRYMORE TAGWIREIGUTU–A man from Eastdale Farm in Gutu has appeared before Masvingo Magistrate Patience Madondo for allegedly pushing his finger into an eight-year-old girl’s private part.Francis Chikomo pleaded not guilty to the indecent assault charge and the State is represented by Tanaka Mandebvu.It is the State case that on December 30 ,2021 Chikomo …

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01 MAY 2022 The normal five-day learning week will resume when school open on Tuesday, bringing to an end the alternating system that saw learners attending in-person classes on specified days due to Covid-19, it has been learnt. The move will mark the first time in two years that learners will have normal lessons after …

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29 April 2022 Dr Mazvita Machinga Over the past months, our President, His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa and the rest of the nation have been talking about the need to address a societal challenge of substance abuse among our young people and the rest of the population. Substance use is now a threat to the lives …

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3 May 2022 Arron Nyamayaro A 26-year-old woman says she intends to sell her unborn child to raise money to support her other child living with disability. Ruvarashe Taruvinga, a mother of two girls, claimed she has put her unborn child on sale so that she can buy a wheelchair for her five-year-old child. She …

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Africa Moyo 19 April 2021 Civil registration documents such as national identity cards, birth certificates, death certificates and cattle brands will now all be free of charge during the ongoing national mobile registration blitz after President Mnangagwa’s intervention following requests by people. Registration requirements also has been eased to ensure that people can register easily. …

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Tendai Gukutikwa A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been slapped with an eight-year jail term for raping his cousin who was five years old at the time he started abusing her. Mutare regional magistrate, Ms Phathekile Msipa suspended three years of the sentence on condition of good behaviour. The court heard that sometime between 2015 and 2018, …

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15 April 2022 Lovemore Kadzura SIX Nyazura villagers, including two minors, allegedly took the law into their own hands and fatally assaulted a fellow villager they accused of stealing their property. The six — Ardlife Musariri (21), Morris Bvopfo (19), Brian Nyamana (19), Ernest Mapfunde (48) and the two minors aged 17 and 11 respectively, …

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