Articles Posted February 2012

  • Chisora banned

    Chisora banned

    DERECK CHISORA was hit with an indefinite ban by the World Boxing Council last night for his Munich madness. The British bad-boy brawled with David Haye at a Press conference and slapped Vitali Klitschko during the weigh-in before their heavyweight title clash. In handing out the ban AND a heavy fine WBC chiefs slammed Chisora [...]

  • Dad convicted of raping daughter

    Dad convicted of raping daughter

    A Tzaneen man was jailed for life on Tuesday for the rape of his 13-year-old daughter, Limpopo police said. The Tzaneen Regional Court sentenced Tshepiso Peter Malapane after he was convicted of the rape, said Lt-Col Mohale Ramatseba. He said the assault, which happened last December, took place when the girl’s mother was not at [...]

  • End+Racism

    Woman says ‘whites only’ lodge spurned her

    WHAT was supposed to be a birthday getaway with friends to a Mpumalanga lodge turned into a racial row when a Johannesburg woman was told her booking would be cancelled because she is black. Siphokazi Nonyongo had made an Internet booking to go and stay at the Lion’s Head Lodge and Caravan Park in White [...]

  • Accident victim foot still stuck in mortuary

    Accident victim foot still stuck in mortuary

    RELATIVES of the man whose foot was found in Ilanda suburb early this month are allegedly refusing to claim it from the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) mortuary before the man who allegedly killed him “clearly explains what happened.” The foot is still at the United Bulawayo Hospitals mortuary, although its owner, a victim of a [...]

  • Millions face SABC blackout

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    Millions face SABC blackout

    MILLIONS of Zimbabweans will lose free access to South African TV channels by mid-May after a court closed a signal loophole that had also been exploited by half a dozen other regional countries. South African TV signal carrier, Sentech, was last week found by the Johannesburg High Court to be “wrongful, negligent and in breach” [...]

  • HIV+ maid laces employer kid’s porridge with menstrual blood

    HIV+ maid laces employer kid’s porridge with menstrual blood

    A 17-year-old HIV positive maid from Mupandawana, Gutu, laced the porridge of her employer’s four-year-old child with menstrual blood. This was revealed in court where the maid’s cruelty earned her a 10-year prison term on Friday. She will effectively serve eight years as two years were suspended on condition of good behaviour. Pelagia Mureya, originally [...]

  • AndyBrownHarare

    Partisan political compositions cost musicians

    Economic hardships the country experienced for a decade caused people to resort to underhand dealings to make a living. This saw the rise in corruption, prostitution and other nefarious activities, as people tried to put food on the table. Musicians were not left out in this madness as they tried this and that to make [...]

  • Mandela had good rest

    Mandela had good rest

    Former president Nelson Mandela was in “good health” and was discharged from hospital after a good night’s rest, the Presidency said. The doctors are happy with the progress he is making.” “The doctors have decided to send him home as the diagnostic procedure he underwent did not indicate anything seriously wrong with him,” it said [...]

  • ‘Prostitute’ electrocuted at client’s house

    ‘Prostitute’ electrocuted at client’s house

    A SUSPECTED commercial sex worker in her twenties was last Monday reportedly electrocuted at a clients place in Harare’s Highfield area while hanging clothes on the laundry line. The woman had been hired overnight and decided to wash her client’s clothes the following morning. But as she was hanging the clothes on the laundry line, [...]

  • Next level ... Nox Guni

    Nox Guni’s ‘best song yet’ will get you laughing

    HE HAS been recording and performing music since 2003, so you have to take Nox Guni seriously when he says his latest single, ‘Ndinonyara’, is his biggest and best production yet. Just seven days after release, the track had attracted over 6,000 views on YouTube – one of the best performances on the video sharing [...]