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She once was a man, now Tatelicious Karigambe is a woman. A successful surgery performed in India and the United States of America enabled her to live her dream as a complete woman. Meet Zimbabwe's own transgender, Tatelicious, who used to be known as Tatenda Karigambe. The chemical engineer, entrepreneur and activist is more than upbeat about her sex change.
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Zimbabwe won't have a failed asylum seeker back

Clive has wanted to go home to Zimbabwe for more than four years now. It's a cold morning in Glasgow and Harare seems a long way away as he tries to stay warm beneath a clattering fan heater in a night shelter kitchen. This is at Anderston Kelvingrove church, the only reliable place for destitute male asylum seekers to sleep indoors in the city....
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No place for same sex relationships in Zimbabwe- Khaya Moyo

US President Barack Obama hailed last week's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage as a "thunderbolt" but few share his view of gay rights in socially and religiously conservative Africa, which he visits this month. In most of Africa's 54 states, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have to hide their sexual orientation for fear of persecution or criminal prosecution. ...
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Court attaches Mliswa's cattle ove huge debt

The chickens are sprinting home to roost for top Zanu PF officials recently ejected from the party and government for allegedly plotting to oust the 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe. On Monday, property worth thousands of dollars was seized from former Zanu PF legislator and provincial chairman, Temba Mliswa’s farm after he allegedly failed to repay a $2.7 million loan from the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ)....
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Mozambique opwns doors to same sex relationships

Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa. iol ny-gay-pride- The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone "who habitually engages in vices against nature" ...
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Illegal abortion rampant amongst Zimbabwean teenagers

The death of a 15-year-old Zimbabwean schoolgirl during an apparent botched abortion this month has spurred calls for stronger efforts to prevent teenage pregnancies and unsafe terminations.Health campaigners say the girl's death in a Bulawayo township highlights the inadequate sexual and antenatal health care available to teenagers, whose parents are reluctant to accept they are sexually active....
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Harare man fined for insulting Chinotimba on WhatsApp

HARARE: A 29-year-old man who sent derogatory message on WhatsApp to Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba was Wednesday sentenced to one month in prison. Tatenda Benjamin Machingauta pleaded guilty and begged for forgiveness when he appeared before magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe. He was charged for contravening Telecommunications Act....
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  • Mugabe finds Jonathan Moyo irelevant in cabinet

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    We have unconfirmed reports from our source that Information Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has been relieved of his duties in the cabinet this afternoon. An unnamed source revealed to Zimbabwe News online that Moyo has been relieved of his duties after the cabinet meeting.
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  • Traditional ritual goes wrong: Chiyangwa's mansion burnt

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    The mysterious fire at Harare controversial businessman Phillip Chiyangwa’s famous multi-million dollar luxurious Borrowdale mansion was a result of ritual act that took a horrible dramatic turn, thezimbabwenewslive can exclusively reveal. The fire damaged property worth thousands of dollars and left the controversial business man hospitalised.
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  • Last hours before Midzi committed suicide

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    Those who were with the late Amos Midzi — a former cabinet minister, ambassador to the United States, Epworth legislator and Zanu PF Harare provincial chairman — hours before he died on Tuesday last week say he had plunged to the depths of despair and saw no light at the end of the tunnel in his troubled life.
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  • Heal Zimbabwe trust lawyers drag Mugabe to court

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    Two prominent human rights defenders have dragged President Robert Mugabe to the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) demanding that he sets up a board to keep State security agents under check. The activists also want Mugabe compelled to investigate the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) over alleged gross human rights abuses dating back 35 years ago.
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  • Widow and gay lover clash over estate of deceased partner

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    A gay man who last year claimed that a former touring company boat captain sodomised him for 19 years and infected him with HIV is now fighting his late lover's widow in a bid to inherit a house he left. Masiye Moyo, 32, a former captain at the now defunct United Touring Company (UTC) in Victoria Falls, died on May 19 this year, leaving a four-roomed house in Chinotimba suburb.
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  • Bed-wetting wife send packing soon after wedding

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    A Man from Tshabalala in Bulawayo has sent his wife of nine months back to her parents’ home after allegedly failing to deal with her bed-wetting problem. Takesure Banda wedded his wife, Primrose Sakupwanya in October last year. Last week Banda complained to his in-laws that his wife’s bed-wetting problem had turned his life into hell.
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  • Kasukuvere and Jonathan Moyo could be axed from Zanu PF

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    The leader of a new Zanu (PF) faction known as G40 (generation 40) Jonathan Moyo and his top ally Saviour Kasukuwere are about to be axed by their party President Robert Mugabe. Sources in the Politiburo said the two were being accused of denouncing Mugabe's wife Grace who is also the party's secretary for the women's league.
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  • Female thief in the habit of smearing faeces on victims

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    A Harare woman who allegedly pounced on several churchgoers and stole cash after smearing them with human waste, appeared in court last Friday facing fresh theft charges. Ferbie Warikandwa (24) was not asked to plead when she appeared before Mbare magistrate Shelly Zvenyika who released her on $100 bail and remanded her to June 23.
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  • Current miss Zimbabwe dethroned

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    Emily Kachote was yesterday officially dethroned as Miss World Zimbabwe, paving way for the first princess Annie Grace Mutambu. In a statement, the Miss Zimbabwe executive board said Kachote had violated the rules and regulations governing the pageant.
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  • Mutare man fined for demanding used condom from ex-girlfriend

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    A married Dangamvura man bashed his ex-girlfriend ruthlessly claiming that she was still in possession of a condom they had used together sometime in June 2014 when they had sexual intercourse. George Matiashe (37) pleaded guilty to assault charges when he appeared before Mr s Annie Ndiraya. He was fined $100.
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  • Z.R Police hunting for a prostitute killer

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    Police in Bulawayo are hunting a suspected killer after a prostitute was found dead in her rented room at Paddonhurst suburb yesterday. And in another tragic twist, the family she rents the room from lost a nephew the same day after he complained of a headache. A friend stumbled on the body of Memory Mpofu, 25, naked and lying face down on a bed.
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  • Zvishavane prophet embroled in sodomy with church member

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    A self-styled Zvishavane Baptist church prophet allegedly sodomised a church mate after he had invited him for bogus prayer sessions before forcing another one to masturbate him and threatened them with death if they ever divulged their secret to anyone. The prophet Kennedy Kudzai Zvirawa (24) appeared before Zvishavane magistrate recently and pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him.
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  • Mugabe blasts elusive rich church leaders

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    President Mugabe has criticised some leaders of Pentecostal churches who deceive their congregants into believing that they can become very rich quickly, while demanding that the church members give all they have to the church to enrich the pastors. Speaking to thousands of Catholics and other people who attended Kutama Mission centenary celebrations in Zvimba on Sunday, President Mugabe also lamented the moral decadence in society.
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  • Late Mujuru's second wife wants her children to get share of estate

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    Master of the High Court Mr Eldard Mutasa has given the late General Solomon Mujuru’s lawyers five days to submit a will the late veteran politician and national hero left in their possession. It emerged in a stormy edict meeting yesterday that Gen Mujuru left a will in which he named his lawyer, Mr Thekor Kewada of Scanlen and Holderness, as the executor of his estate.
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  • Zim rights organization to get Kennedy award

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    Her hair tightly woven into an African-style braid, Jenni Williams raises her arm in the air as she asks the crowd to chant "the healing wind of WOZA."
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  • Father kills daughter over donkeys

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    A man from Sipepa area in Tsholotsho district fatally assaulted his daughter after two family donkeys strayed, a High Court judge has heard.
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  • Wife catches hubby having sex with another woman.

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    A SENGA woman committed suicide on Sunday after she allegedly caught her husband in bed with another woman at their matrimonial home.
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  • MPs clash over castrating rapists

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    MEMBERS of the House of Assembly yesterday clashed over castration of male rapists at a seminar organised by Musasa Project in Bulawayo.
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  • 51 arrested in operation Zambezi

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    Police have launched an operation that has netted 51 people, including six doctors, for allegedly dispensing expired and unregistered drugs.
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  • Petina Gappah makes the £10 000 Guardian prize

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    Powerful fictional storytelling dominates the shortlist of this year's Guardian first book award, announced today,
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  • Granny's tummy swelling after death of snake

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    The first time you take a glance at her you are likely to mistake her for a heavily pregnant woman, but wait until you hear her ordeal . . . A granny from Mutiri Village in Mwenenzi is experiencing hell on earth after failing to get a remedy for her bulging stomach. She started suffering after “her snake” stopped supplying human flesh.
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  • ZRP officers flee Police station as Satanist vomits blood

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    Police in Mvuma yesterday arrested a self-confessed satanist from Gokwe who allegedly raped and brutally killed a milk vendor two weeks ago before sucking her blood. Jackson Moyo, 26, of Baradza Village, Chief Jiri, Gokwe, allegedly raped and later murdered Privilege Mutara and dumped her body in a bush near Mvuma town.
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  • Family endure torture of sex with a snake

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    A Zimbabwean granny's more than two decades ordeal of being sexually abused by a three-metre-long python on a daily basis finally ended recently following the killing of the reptile. The horrific incident, which reads like a fairytale, occurred in Headman Chipfatsura's area under Chief Marange, in Manicaland Province's Marange area and is still the talk of the drought-prone rural community.
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  • Bulawayo vegitable venders fight over water from dead people

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    Bulawayo- Business to a halt in Lobengula Street in yet another disgusting disclosure, as four Lobengula street fruit vendors hospitalised each other over corpse water that disappeared before sharing. The Four, Dumisani Sibanda, Thabiso Tshuma, Melody Mloyi and Monica Mlilo, fought a vicious bloodbath of blows, after the latter accused one of them of stealing corpse water that was acquired by Thabiso from a Kelvin Industrial Funeral Parlour.
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  • Mayhem as trees talk and laugh at each other at Inyangani Mountains

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    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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  • Bulawayo teenager threatens to suck out blood from siblings private parts

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    A 17yr old former Cowdray Park Secondary School student is suspected to have been initiated into Satanism after she went out with her South Africa-based friends to a New Year's Eve party and returned claiming she wanted to eat her mother's brains and suck blood from of her sibling's private parts. The juvenile returned from the party with an unusual behaviour, telling her parents how the Biblical number of the beast 666 worked in the spiritual realm and claiming she had her own code that she used to get into her mother's brain.
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  • A Nkayi bride-to-be dies after bizarre chameleon sucks out all her blood

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    A woman from Petani area in Nkayi in Matabeleland North province died under mysterious circumstances in her bedroom hut on Friday last week. According to reports the late, Sihle Moyo, was supposed to tie the knot the following day with Njabulo Ndlovu of Matshena area in Nkayi.
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  • Male organs of a rape suspect disappear during medical examination

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    A 21-year-old suspected hermaphrodite from Gokwe North, who is facing rape charges, is giving police a torrid time after his private parts “mysteriously changed” to female sex organs during medical examinations meant to ascertain the crime.
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  • Serious havoc at Dhewa show

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    There was commotion at Chez Ntemba club in Gaborone, Botswana, during one of Tongai Moyo’s recent shows as fans clashed with tour promoters
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  • Lesbian grows male sexual organ in bed

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    A lesbian who claimed to have been impregnated by another woman gave birth to a child with a tooth, disparate arms and a crooked leg,
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  • Gweru Pastor in court for ivory and croc skins

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    A Gweru based pastor was last month nabbed in Gokwe together with three accomplices after allegedly being found in possession of ivory, crocodile skin and 30 live rounds of ammunition. Pastor Garikai Masunda of 72 Brunkanhurt plots in Gweru was arrested together with Chipo Bridget Tinago (29) of 92 Mutondo Street, Mufakose, Harare as well as Gerald Sinyoro and Tamuka Madavanhu of Gokwe.
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  • Zimbabwean woman jailed for bank fraud in Uk

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    A mother of four collapsed in the dock and begged a judge to reconsider her sentence after she was jailed for bank fraud. Former care worker Gertrude Cele and her husband Brian became embroiled a £48,000 scam, but she was snared by building society staff in Bolton as she tried to draw out £750. Defending Martin Pizzey asked Recorder Michael Murray at Bolton Crown Court to let Gertrude Cele go home to her four children.
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  • A 17 year old boy slashes out private parts of a 4 year old girl

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    A 17-year-old Juvenile from Tsholotsho left villagers tongue-tied after allegedly ripping the tiny private parts of a four-year-old girl with an Okapi knife before raping her, Sunday News can reveal. The incident happened on Friday last week in Tshakawa Village in Dikili area. The boy reportedly ripped the girl’s privates after realising that his organ was too big for the child’s privates.
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  • Private school evicted from farm

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    ELITE High School has been evicted from the they were operating from, leaving pupils stranded
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  • Cop nabbed for housebreaking spree

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    A 22-year-old policeman stationed at Support Unit Fairbridge Troup Alpha has appeared in court facing a housebreaking charge.
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  • Robber confesses after falling ill

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    A Gweru man who stabbed and robbed another man recently confessed to robbery and handed himself over to the police after he fell ill,
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  • Confisticated money is now less by US$72 000

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    Over US$72 000 went missing from the US$1, 5 million a Mozambican businessman allegedly tried to smuggle through the Harare International Airport to Dubai last month, the defence lawyer of the accused has claimed.
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  • Zimbabwean held in SA over identity fraud

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    Pretoria - A Zimbabwean national was arrested after the man whose identity he allegedly stole tracked him down, Gauteng police said on Thursday.
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  • Woman on a seven month sex stint with sister's teen son

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    The 26-year-old woman took advantage of her sister’s absence to become intimate with the teen son for seven months.
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  • Fake rand notes lands two in hot soup

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    Two Zimbabwean men based in South Africa were arrested on Friday night after being found in possession of a wad of fake South African Rand.
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