Saturday , July 11 2020

Water crisis hits Gweru

By Martin Mawaya Gweru City Council has introduced a 3 day water-rationing schedule to allow water to flow to other high-lying areas amid indications that Zinwa intends to de-commission Gwenoro dam citing low levels after an extended dry spell. The local authority has been struggling to pump water to various ...

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Murombo Munhu founder dies

By Richard Shumba Murombo Munhu Association president and founder, Ms Alice Katsaka who recently died at Ascot has been declared a provincial hero, the family spokesperson Hilda Manyati confirmed. Manyati said the War Veterans Associations has confirmed to the family that, the late Ms Katsaka (pictured) has been declared a ...

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19-Year-old hangs self

By Yeukai Munetsi A 19 year old boy committed suicide on Tuesday near Mkoba 1 Shopping Center, after his mother allegedly refused to accept that he had impregnated his girlfriend. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko said investigations into the death are underway on why Ayanda Phiri, known in ...

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Grand dad charged with rape

By Yeukai Munetsi A 73-year-old Vitalis Gaika from Gumani village headman Chipembere, Chirumanzu appeared before Provincial Magistrate Mrs Pathekile Msipa facing charges of raping a mentally challenged woman. Gaika pleaded not guilty to rape and was remanded in custody awaiting trial next week. It is the state case that Gaika ...

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Couple murders small house

Staff Reporter A woman from Mberengwa allegedly teamed up with her husband to brutally murder the latter’s small-house for wrecking the couple’s marriage. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko confirmed the incident and said police have since arrested Privilege Sibanda (26) on murder charges while her accomplice and husband ...

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MDC scrap ward structures

By Martin Mawaya The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has abolished ward structures in line with the recent party’s congress resolution to give power to branch structures dubbed as ‘supremacy of the branch’. In an interview with MDC Midlands provincial chairperson Josiah Makombe (Pictured) said the province is ready to ...

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