Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cop wants police prosecutors frozen

Cop wants police prosecutors frozen

A LAWYER representing a canteen manager at Hillside Police Station in Bulawayo charged with theft of goods worth $1 651 has filed an application seeking the recusal of police prosecutors dealing with the matter.

Woman accused of killing ‘nuisance’ dogs

Woman accused of killing ‘nuisance’ dogs

A BULAWAYO prosecutor has accused a resident who poisoned her neighbours’ nine dogs of deliberately killing the canines because she regarded them as a “nuisance”.

Vic Falls residents feast on problem jumbo

Vic Falls residents feast on problem jumbo

VICTORIA Falls residents on Thursday jostled to have a piece of elephant meat after Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife (Zimparks) officials killed one of the three elephants that had been causing havoc in the resort town.

Govt adopts Ntabazinduna clinic

Govt adopts Ntabazinduna clinic

The Health and Child Care ministry has adopted Ntabazinduna Clinic in Umguza district in a move aimed at improving services and infrastructure at the health institution.

Gweru rapist father jailed

Gweru rapist father jailed

A 39-YEAR-OLD man employed by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) in Gweru was on Friday slapped with an effective nine years in prison for raping his four-year-old daughter.

Hunger stalks Matabeleland region

Hunger stalks Matabeleland region

MATABELELAND is in dire need of food aid as poverty wreaks havoc in the region with most people unable to buy essentials, a human rights watchdog has said.

Understanding sex, consent

Understanding sex, consent

So what is consent? As I wrote in 2013 in an article titled Consent: A Key Word in Sex, it means to agree or comply. What I didn’t go into then were the specifics of consent. What is age of consent? It is the development age where a human being is expected to be able to make decisions in, of and/or about their life. Essentially, it is actually the expected age of reason (not the era) — determining right or wrong. I will rather call it the age of reasoning.

PICTURES: Byo vendors, Woza demostrate against ban

PICTURES: Byo vendors, Woza demostrate against ban

Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo banned vedning on urban streets and gave a June 26 deadline for traders to vacate pavements. Bulawayo Streets continue with business as usual.

Abuz accuses Bimha of failing to consult them over CBCA programme

Abuz accuses Bimha of failing to consult them over CBCA programme

The Bulawayo-based Association for Business in Zimbabwe (Abuz) has accused Industry and Commerce minister Mike Bimha of failing to hold consultation meetings with the business community in the country concerning the Consignment-based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) programme.

Pictures: Bulawayo vendors demonstrate against deadline

Pictures: Bulawayo vendors demonstrate against deadline

Hundreds of vendors in Bulawayo on Friday demonstrated against a government deadline that they live undesignated vending sites in the city.

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