CHURCHES in Kezi have appealed for urgent government intervention to avert a humanitarian disaster caused by water shortages as the area’s main supply dam is fast drying up.
A 24-YEAR-OLD Kezi man who had been ordered to serve 20 years in jail following his conviction on four counts of rape by a Bulawayo Regional Court magistrate was yesterday freed after he successfully appealed the conviction and sentence at the High Court.
A man from Kezi, who hacked his Botswana girlfriend’s mother to death before attempting to kill his lover last week escaped the hangman’s noose after a judge ruled he committed the offence under the influence of alcohol.
Botswana police are investigating reports that some Batswana farmers crossed into Zimbabwe and attacked a Kezi cattle post whose owners were suspected to be keeping their stolen animals.
HEALTHCARE in rural Kezi, Matabeleland South, is in free-fall with villagers having to grapple with limited access to services and manpower problems being the most critical aspect of the shortages.
REPORTS that a hospital in Matabeleland South has gone for a month without electricity are very disturbing.
Despite having more than enough rainfall in Kezi, in Matabeleland South province, crickets have become a problem eating the maize in the fields.
Plumtree Chiefs Football Club director Lovemore Sibanda is squaring off with Zanu PF bigwigs in Matabeleland South accusing them of grabbing a mining claim from him in Kezi while in the process of registering it.
A 22-year-old man from Kezi was on Friday handed a 10-year jail term for raping his ex-lover last year.