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FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly prodding President Robert Mugabe to appoint her Defence minister in a much-anticipated Cabinet reshuffle after she reportedly turned down the Women’s Affairs portfolio for being “less glamorous”. Zanu PF politburo member Sydney Sekeramayi is the present Defence minister, while the Women’s Affairs ministry has remained vacant following the reassignment of Oppah Muchinguri to the Higher Education portfolio.
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South African men recruited to fight alongside ISIS fighters

Durban – The self-proclaimed Islamic State is recruiting South Africans to join its cause. And some have already made the caliphate their home. Independent Media has obtained a step-by-step guide on how South Africans can travel via Turkey to the caliphate’s headquarters in Syria. The document is available online via a micro-blogging platform, but can only be accessed with a password. It includes details such as how to book flights, accommodation, what to pack for the journey, who to contact once you reach Turkey, how to contact “your agent”, and how to make your way to IS-controlled land....
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Mugabe to re-introduce defunct 'Green Bombers' training to all youths

President Mugabe has expressed concern over the youths of Zimbabwe whom he chastised for being involved in immoral behaviour and rampant abuse of drugs and other intoxicating substances. Speaking at his 91st birthday celebrations in Victoria Falls yesterday, Matabeleland North Province, President Mugabe said there was a need to have moral empowerment advocacy....
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Mayhem as trees talk and laugh at each other at Inyangani Mountains

Mountain makes one think twice before embarking on the journey. Now imagine this — you have gone on a holiday trip with your family in a mountain. Your husband decides to dare a little distance further up and he disappears for good . . . never to be seen again even with the help of experts armed with helicopters and binoculars. Or a boulder falls from a mountain top into a river and the water turns into blood and the river flows all year round in that red state, tainting other rivers it meets downstream into crimson....
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Masvingo man on a rape rampage under the madness stunt

A man from Masvingo suspected to have been terrorising villagers in Nemamwa area on a rape and robbery spree and is suspected to be responsible for close to 20 cases reported in the area inside four months has been arrested. Enoch Vengesa (38), whose residential address could not be immediately established, was arrested last week and is assisting police with investigations....
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Bulawayo man in agony as wife attempts to sever manhood during dispute

In what could be a mortal blow, a Bulawayo man’s sex life had been apparently put on hold after he reportedly received six stitches on his manhood following a dispute in which his wife allegedly attempted to sever it. Seth Kanyauro from Pumula South, who feared to have been rendered impotent after his wife Beauty Dube held him by the private parts and repeatedly pulled his “bedroom gun”, claimed that he was now receiving treatment for his wound at a city surgery....
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Woman accused of having a love relationship with son

Tension is simmering within a family in Mzilikazi, Bulawayo, following incest allegations that a man is double-crossing his wife with his mother.The stunning revelations emerged on Friday last week at the Bulawayo Civil Court where Letwin Gwatidzo had dragged her daughter-in-law Theresa Makoni seeking a protection order against her saying she was verbally and physically abusing her....
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  • Rumour mill claims Z.R.Police commissioner quits his job as ZANU PF in-house fighting gets uglier

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    Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri last night tendered his resignation to President Mugabe as Zanu PF infighting filters into the country's security agencies, The Zimbabwe Mail can reveal. On Wednesday a senior government official whose name cannot be revealed told our reporter that the long serving police Commissioner tendered his resignation to the President amid pressure for him to arrest the embattled Vice-President Joyce Mujuru over alleged plot to assassinate Mugabe.
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  • Mutasa war veterans leader labels state media as a threat to national security

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    Mutasa war veterans leader Jabulani Sibanda has lashed out at the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services and the state media labeling both a security threat. Sibanda’s attacks on the ministry and the public media follow the wide coverage given to Grace who went around the country on a ‘Meet the People Tour.’
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  • Bulawayo vendors fighting for water used to wash corpses

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    In a bizarre case of trying to increase sales and the turnover rate for their businesses, two Lobengula street vendors fought over dirty water acquired from dead bodies (corpses) in a local funeral parlour, which they use to attract clients. The two who were identified as Viola Tshuma and Molene Hadebe, fought a fierce battle, after Hadebe, took a bigger portion of the dead corpse water before the arrival of her colleague.
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  • Murambinda man raping other men at night

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    Men at Murambinda Growth Point in Buhera District are having sleepless nights over a 26-year-old male who has wreaked havoc as he ambushes and rapes unsuspecting males at night. Clad in female apparel and at times donning white garments similar to apostolic church gear, Panganai Tangwena, a skinny former local club wheel spinner, has pounced on unsuspecting males and many men are no longer comfortable to stroll during the night
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  • Zimbabwean caught in Yorkshire with a bag of fake passports

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    Police found a bag containing both false and genuine British and Zimbabwean passports in the boot of a car in Leeds after two traffic wardens became suspicious about the occupants, a court heard. The wardens alerted officers after becoming concerned when they saw four men in the car in the Union Street car park in Leeds and suspected they might be potential robbers interested in a nearby jewellers.
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  • Circus at Sobukhazi High School in Bulawayo as form 3 pupil gives birth

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    There was drama on Wednesday afternoon at Sobukhazi High School in Bulawayo when teachers and pupils abandoned classes to catch a glimpse of a Form Three girl who had allegedly given birth to a bouncing baby boy in a toilet.
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  • Terminally ill man pushed out of Gweru General Hospital by security

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    A man was found dead outside Gweru Provincial Hospital after allegedly being turned away by security guards when he came seeking treatment.
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  • Gokwe woman beaten up by a goblin for putting course salt in bath

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    A woman from Mairoisi Village in Gokwe who had reportedly deserted her homestead after a goblin thoroughly bashed her for attempting to kill it by putting coarse salt in its "bathing water" is having the last laugh as she is set to receive compensation from her in-laws.
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  • A Njube crash landed naked witch claims to have dropped from heaven

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    An elderly woman who was found undressed near a house in Njube suburb on Monday morning in a suspected foiled witchcraft expedition stunned residents and passersby when she claimed that she was from heaven.
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  • Bulawayo man arrested for grooming stepdaughter into prostitution

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    A man from Bulawayo's New Magwegwe suburb allegedly turned his 15-year-old step-daughter into a prostitute after he would give her money after forcing himself on her.
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