Monthly Archives: November 2009

Zimbabwean burnt to death in SA accident

One Zimbabwean was burnt to death while two others sustained severe burns when a local cross-border bus they were travelling in caught fire along the N1 Highway in Polokwane, Limpopo Province, in South Africa on Friday morning.

Teenager girl arrested over infant murder

Bulawayo - A 17 year old girl who was employed as a housemaid by a family in Esigodini was recently arrested by police in Bulawayo for allegedly murdering an infant, it has been learnt.

Bogus businessman arrested in Botswana

Ignatius Musemburi, known for projects that do not come to fruition, is now in the custody of Sir Seretse Khama Airport police.

Botswana to extradite Zim woman for murder

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions is working around the clock to ensure that Zimbabwean national, Elena Tembure, is extradited back to her home country to face murder charges.

Relatives murder man over withcraft

Masvingo - A 79 year old man from Chivi district in Masvingo was beaten to death allegedly by his relatives last week after being accused of bewitching them and causing deaths and untold suffering in their families, it has been learnt.

Catholic priest appears in court for rape

A 33 year old Roman Catholic priest who allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl who was working for him before he later asked to marry her to cover up the case was last week arraigned before the courts to answer to charges of rape.

Teenagers who robbed motorists arrested

Two teenagers suspected to be part of a gang that was pouncing on unsuspecting motorists along the Masvingo-Beitbridge road were arrested last week leading to the recovery of the pistol they were reportedly using to commit the robberies.

Unpaid farm workers burying children secretly

Workers living on a farm settlement about 35km from Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, bury their dead children secretly because parents cannot afford to get them to a clinic or hospital in time.

MDC-T Minister hangs up phone on farmer

Four farms in Chegutu are under siege this week by land invaders, as the campaign against the country’s remaining commercial farmers keeps escalating. Farmer Ben Freeth, who also faced similar attacks on his Mount Carmel farm, told SW Radio Africa on Thursday that the farming community is ‘very tense’, explaining how gangs of thugs are acting with total impunity on the four different properties.

Zimbabwe dollar will not return soon

Zimbabwe's central bank governor said the country will not put the local dollar back into circulation anytime soon as the economy must first achieve growth rates of at least seven percent, a state daily reported on Saturday.