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Robbery at Ruwanga Road, Mandara: Thieves Make Off with Valuable Jewellery and Items

Crime and Investigations Reporter, A devastating robbery occurred at a residence on 4 Ruwanga Road, Mandara, on the night of Friday, May 31, 2024, between 10 PM and 12 AM. The victims were attacked, beaten, and robbed of a vast…

Villagers worry over police conduct in Wedza

By Svinurai Nyathi, Wedza Despite increased crimes in Wedza district, villagers are concerned about the police conduct in attending crime scenes. Villagers say the crime rates in the district have escalated due to social-economic challenges such as poverty and employment…

Zimbabwe Republic Police Launches “Operation No To Touts” to Combat Harassment of Travelers  

Crime and Investigations Reporter Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwe Republic Police has launched a nationwide operation, “No To Touts,” aimed at eradicating touting activities that have been harassing and threatening travelers. The operation, which began on June 20, 2024, has…

Gross Human Rights Violations Rock Chiredzi Rural Constituencies

  Mobile Clinics Urgently Needed to Address Torture, Abductions, and Humiliation by Self-Appointed Vigilante Group CHIREDZI – Reports of gross human rights violations have emerged from Chiredzi Rural Constituencies, where a self-imposed group, dubbed “G.Unit”, has taken the law into…

Defence Minister, Army Commander Convicted

By A Correspondent Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri and Zimbabwe National Army Commander Lieutenant-General Sanyatwe, have been convicted for the brutal assault of Muchademba Muponde and ordered to pay him more than ZiG 41 000 as compensation for the ill-treatment, which…

Chipinge Villagers Take Land Battle To High Court

By Chipinge Reporter CHIPINGE-13 Mahachi villagers have vowed to approach the High Court to reverse their conviction unlawful development on gazetted land without permission from Chipinge Rural District Council by Chipinge Magistrate Alfred Chinembiri. Magistrate Chinembiri convicted the 13 Mahachi…

Court Releases Toddler, Pregnant Woman Detained For Protesting School Maladministration

By Staff Reporter Mutasa Magistrates court was last week forced to set free a toddler and a pregnant woman, who were detained together with some aggrieved villagers, facing charges of allegedly protesting against maladministration by some school authorities in Honde…

Rights Lawyers End Children’s Statelessness Dilemma

By Staff Reporter The Registrar-General (RG) has been ordered to end the statelessness dilemma of two minor children by registering their births and issue them with birth certificates within one week, after he and his subordinates had refused to do…

South African Citizen Fined US$300 For Possession Of Live Rounds Of Ammunition

By Staff Reporter A South African citizen Cuan Reed Govender (25) was on Monday fined USD300 by the Harare Magistrates Court for unlawful possession of ammunition. Govender was arrested at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Friday, March 1,…

Mahere Successfully Appeals Against Conviction On Charges Of Communicating Falsehoods

By Staff Reporter The High Court acquitted former Mt Pleasant legislator Fadzayi Mahere on appeal, following her conviction by Harare magistrate Taurai Manuwere in April last year. Mahere was charged and later convicted of communicating falsehoods prejudicial to the State,…