A 16-year-old Goromonzi girl claiming to have been possessed by a spirit medium assaulted two elderly couples at a cemetery accusing them of witchcraft.

The girl, in a trance, forcefully led Daison Njuma and his wife Tracy Mainoti, along with Newten Nyamunda and his wife Gladys Ben to a cemetery and ordered them to open the graves like what she alleges they do when practicing witchcraft.

The case was heard by headman Rodious Kufandada Musonza on Sunday after the girl’s father

Justice Lavender Makoni allowed Cllr Manyenyeni to go back to work and barred the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Saviour Kasukuwere from re-suspending him pending determination of a Supreme Court challenge on whether or not the minister has powers to suspend mayors.

But Cllr Manyenyeni was picked up by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission soon after the ruling. Details regarding the reasons he was picked up are still sketchy.

Malawian President Peter Mutharika told millions of Malawians that are starving to stop depending on maize and eat grasshoppers and mice in-order to cope with the current food shortage in the country reports local media.

Acute maize shortage has ravaged the south-eastern African country due to poor harvests because of the long dry spells and floods.

President Mutharika said his government was under a lot of pressure to find solutions that would save Malawians from hunger.


A 15-year-old girl in Goromonzi has given birth before being dumped by her husband.

Rudo Achiimwe was impregnated by Joseph Mutakanure, 24, got married but divorced nine months later. Joseph was enraged when he said Rudo called the baby with a different totem.

This came to light after Rudo’s parents dragged Joseph to appear before headman Rodius Kufandada Musonza demanding that he should maintain his nine-month old child.

The court heard that the unemployed Joseph impregnated

There was drama at the Harare Magistrates Court yesterday when an 18-year old-man, accused of stealing items from motor vehicles during a church service in the city, bleated like a goat, to the amazement of court officials and members of the public.

Tinashe Makuza, who was said to be of no fixed aboard, had his court proceedings conducted outside the court house while he lay in the back of a police pick-up truck. Court officials struggled to come to terms with what was before them.


Radio and television personality, Tinopona Katsande, was yesterday granted a protection order against her baby daddy, Virimai Chigariro. The two had agreed to have a reciprocal order granted but Harare Civil court Siwardi said such an order was not covered for in the Domestic Violence Act. “I cannot grant a reciprocal order because it is not covered for in the Domestic Violence Act. If the respondent wants his own protection order he should make his own application,” she said.

 Nearly twenty youths were yesterday afternoon detained by police here as they protested against the worsening economic situation in the country.

The youth, under the recently formed Bulawayo Youth Arise (Buya), started their march from the City Hall Car Park and passed through the Central Business District all the way to the Mhlanhlandlela Government Complex where they found about 20 riot police blocking the entrance.

The youths were led by chairman Mthokozisi Ncube.

Soon after

Jacob Moyana of the Munotidako fame has fallen on hard times. He is now of no fixed abode as he tries his hand at being a traditional healer.

Moyana said he was trying other avenues of making money. He denied that he was broke.

“I have not fallen on hard times but I am just doing other things to have several sources of income. I am assisting my wife, she is the one who is a prophet and things are just good for us. “Tirikutowana mbudzi nemari naizvozvo zvekubatsira vanhu

ZIMBABWE lost 800 megawatts early yesterday morning after there was a system disturbance at Insukamini, resulting all power imports being lost, but the situation is being rectified and by the end of the day, power will be restored, Zesa has said.

In an interview, Zesa spokesman, Fullard Gwasira said the system disturbance occurred around 5.15am on Tuesday and resulted in the country losing power imports from Hydro Cahora Bassa, South Africa and Zambia.

“All power stations, expect

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority has threatened to seize cross border buses which carry into the country goods banned under statutory instrument number 64 of 2016 which sought to tighten screws on imports of basic commodities.The parastatal has since written to cross-border transporters warning them against carrying goods which are restricted under the open general import license.

Zimra has been forced to suspend rolling out the new regulations which made the importation of food items

War on popular social media platform Twitter after Kelly Khumalo posted a controversial post degrading her fellow country men of which majority of them fired back at the controversial post last night.

‘How did you really know ?Have you dated Zim men before ?Anyway that’s your opinion’,responded one Twitter user named Joe.

Joe’s question raised eyebrows as it left more Twitter users eager to know whether the controversial artist had indeed bonked a Zimbabwean man

The dating game has long been fierce and more so in this day of rights and equality, en are constantly finding it difficult to successfully get the ‘right’ companion.

Adding to that, men are generally picky when it comes to dating. If you are single and out there dating, I am sure you are very aware of just how choosy men are. Women are particular too, but somehow the men seem to be worse.

Usually, men have an idea in their head of a type of girl to whom they are attracted

MEMBERS of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) on Monday arrested a freelance photo journalist who was covering cash queues in central Harare.

The journalist, James Jemwa, was detained while filming soldiers queuing for cash at FBC bank along Nelson Mandela opposite the opposition MDC-T’s Harvest House head office.

Zimbabwe has been struggling with serious cash shortages, forcing financial institutions to drastically limit daily withdrawals, a development that has resulted in queues at

Professor Jonathan Moyo says former Vice-President Joice Mujuru is still not yet off the hook.

She could still be dragged to court for offences she allegedly committed during her tenure as a government official. At the time Mujuru was kicked out of Government she faced a litany of charges among them corruption, extortion and plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.

At the weekend, Mujuru dared her rivals to prove the graft allegations levelled against her. “Up to this day

Local Government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere's son, Takudzwa, is studying at Swansea University in the UK. Some Zimbabweans are livid.

Some are plotting a demonstration at the university while others are agitating for Takudzwa to be sent home. But some are saying the sins of his dad have nothing to do with him.

Elliot Bvepfe said :"A ruling party cabinet minister, a Zanu PF Commissar who day and night defends Mugabe's tyrannical and destructive rule has finally decided to

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