THERE has been an increase in child pregnancies at the Chingwizi holding camp in Mwenezi blamed on moral decadence fuelled by food shortages and a high rate of school dropouts.
A 31-YEAR-OLD Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) pastor has been sentenced to perform 280 hours of community service for impregnating a juvenile.
A 17-YEAR-OLD Pumula East girl who endured 12 weeks of rape at the hands of her uncle when she was only 15 in 2011 resulting in her bearing a child, says her life has been hell.
A 16-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo boy and his cousin aged 13, who were involved in an incestuous relationship resulting in the birth of a baby, were on Wednesday convicted for having sexual intercourse within a prohibited degree (incest).
SHE IS only 17, but each morning is a reminder of her losses in life. As Pretty Nyathi* forces herself out of bed, feeds her baby, bundles him on her back and rushes to the market to buy vegetables to sell on the streets of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe she wishes her life were different.
The Magistrates’ Court is set to open an inquest into the circumstances surrounding the death of 14-year-old Gracious Banda while in labour at Kwekwe General Hospital last year.