A 35-YEAR-OLD Gweru taxi driver, who in 2014 stabbed his girlfriend with a kitchen knife before plucking out her eyes with a screw driver, has been sentenced to life imprisonment
A 32-YEAR-OLD thieving woman from Victoria Falls told the court on Monday that she stole some food items left in a parcel counter at a leading supermarket because she was on HIV medication and had gone for three days without food.
AN 82-YEAR-OLD Gwanda primary school headmaster is set to appear in court today charged with stealing close to $6 000 from the school coffers.
A CARTOON depicting two scantily dressed young women engaged in a conversation suggesting that for young girls in Matabeleland and Midlands, prostituting one’s body is an alternative to education has been described as “un-Zimbabwean and abominable”.
BULAWAYO residents will soon be paying refuse bags rates, on top of the monthly refuse removal charges under a pilot project mooted by the cash-strapped local authority.
A BULAWAYO company Bioaquvitae is in trouble after it allegedly duped four residents and one Umguza villager and collected over $17 000 on the pretext it was going to drill and install boreholes at their premises.
OPPOSITION MDC leader Welshman Ncube faces an internal revolt after a group of disgruntled party members petitioned him demanding that he steps down over a litany of allegations including financial impropriety and dictatorship.
THE Japanese government has extended a $90 000 grant for construction of classroom blocks and teachers’ houses at Nakapande Secondary School in Binga, Matabeleland North province, as part of efforts to improve the region’s educational infrastructure.
Bulawayo High Court of appeal has granted a 27-year-old man a lifeline by quashing his 35-year jail term and ordering his immediate release from prison where he had already served eight-and-half years after being convicted of sodomising three boys in 2004 when he was 16-years old.
FOUR police officers who were accused of extorting $200 from a commuter omnibus driver they allegedly arrested for smuggling goods into the country have been acquitted of the charge.