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Zimbabwean Lion Killer, a convicted poacher in USA

The US big game hunter who has admitted killing the human-friendly Hwange National Park lion named ‘Cecil’ was convicted for poaching by the federal court in Wisconsin in 2008. Walter J. Palmer, 55, a dentist in Minnesota issued a statement Tuesday admitting he killed the lion with a bow and arrow, but said he regrets what he did and believed that his guides were leading him on a legal hunt.
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Mugabe could have been misled by advisers in firing Joice Mujuru

Zanu PF insiders claim that President Robert Mugabe no longer buys into the "contrived narrative" that former Vice President Joice Mujuru had plotted to oust and assassinate him — as it apparently becomes increasingly clear to the First Family that some ambitious ruling party bigwigs expediently "manufactured" the fib for their political benefit....
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Bulawayo ZRP officer chews bribe money to avoid arrest

A Bulawayo police officer allegedly received a $3 bribe to allow three football fans entry at the $5-per-person ‘Wing’ terrace during Sunday’s epic clash between Dynamos and Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium. Bishop Mwembe, 29, stationed at Mzilikazi police station, allegedly chewed up two $1 notes when a colleague caught him red handed receiving the bribe. ...
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Zvishavane woman goes nude during eviction

A Zvishavane woman, who removed her clothes in protest over eviction before dousing herself with petrol and threatening to set herself ablaze has been slapped with an 18-month jail term....
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Son-in-law hangs himself at the inlaws homestead as wife rejects him

A local man hanged himself at his in-laws’ residence after he failed to convince his wife to come along with him following a domestic dispute, police confirmed....
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Magaya buys Grace's Mugabe's book for $50.000 as congregation dwells in poverty

A book chronicling the life of First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe in pictures was bought for $50 000 by Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya after he outbid other potential buyers. The bids for the book started at $5 000 during the First Lady's 50th birthday celebrations gala and fund-raising dinner held at the First Family's home in Borrowdale, Harare, on Saturday evening and spilled into the early hours of yesterday....
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Masvingo Zaoga church elder dies on a hooker's bed

A married Zaoga elder from Masvingo's Mucheke suburb was found dead at a suspected sex worker's house, during a sex session with the 'adult engineer', police confirmed. Acting Masvingo police spokesperson Assistant Nkululeko Nduna said the incident occurred on Monday. ...
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Obama dines with extended family in Nairobi

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya – his father’s homeland - on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday and was welcomed at the airport by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. ...
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Massive Job cuts leaves 1500 workers unemployed in one day

AT least 1,000 workers from different companies were fired in one day yesterday with Zimasco reportedly showing 648 of its employees the exit door. The mass job cuts are part of a scramble by companies to fire workers without benefits as they capitalise on last Friday's Supreme Court ruling....
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Army commander in trouble after failing to pay a hooker

A man who went around telling people that he was a senior army officer and duped youths of their cash by promising them jobs had his racket uncovered by the Police when he failed to pay a prostitute for services provided. Shepherd Tshuma was found with O and A level certificates belonging to different people throughout the country when the Police searched his lodgings....
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Binga traditional healer strangled by goblin he wanted to burn

A traditional healer was expected to destroy trouble makers at Mlibizi village in Binga, Matabeleland North, but tables turned against him as suspected goblins reportedly proved their supremacy by killing him during a cleansing ceremony....
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Female MP ejected from parliament for waving her dirty knickers at a male MP

There was drama in the National Assembly yesterday when MDC proportional representation member Ms Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga waved used panties in the House before charging at Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena (Zanu-PF) whom she accused of undermining her on the floor, culminating in her ejection from Parliament....
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Madzibaba congregations rounded up in Botswana

About 40 Zimbabweans practicing various apostolic sects are set to be deported back from Namibia after being rounded off while conducting services in the bushes, Namibian press reported Tuesday.The 39 were among people who were arrested at different shrines on Sunday after a crack team comprising of police and the Namibian immigration officials raided foreign-owned churches in Windhoek....
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Nun pays huge amount to avoid publication of her nude pics

Three men posed as reporters from the popular Bulawayo-based tabloid, B-Metro, and extorted $1,200 from a Catholic nun after threatening to publish pictures of her posing nude. The trio allegedly told the nun that she should pay them $1,248 to stop the pictures from becoming public. ...
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Rival spiritual leaders question origin of each other's powers

Apostolic and Independent African churches have claimed that they have won their fight against Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader prophet Walter Magaya and successfully dismantled his "supernatural powers."...
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Hwange man in court for raping his own granny over 100 times

A man from Jambezi in Hwange district has been dragged to court for allegedly raping his grandmother, aged 95, on three occasions. The alleged rape of the nonagenarian took place at her homestead between June 1 and July 5 this year....
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Mutare man bashes wife for extra-marital affair in city centre

A Mutare woman was left nursing both physical and humiliation wounds after she was bashed by her husband who had allegedly caught her red-handed with a boyfriend. All hell broke loose after Joylene Munawa (35) was humiliated in public by her husband Thulani Cosmas Kuzuzu at a fast-food outlet along Second Street after she was caught enjoying a meal in the company of an unidentified man who took advantage of the melee to disappear from the scene....
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Mbare woman furious over her father's mubobobo antics on her

A 65-year-old Mbare man is at loggerheads with his married daughter, who is accusing him of using mobobobo on her. Peter Kwenda said he is not happy with the way his own daughter, Winfred Kwenda (36) is treating him and accusing him of casting evil spirits on her. ...
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Grace and Munangagwa on head-on collision course

The uneasy alliance of the past year between First Lady Grace Mugabe and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is apparently unravelling, as President Robert Mugabe's increasingly influential wife is now said to be working again with Zanu PF's ambitious Young Turks who operate as the Generation 40 (G40) camp....
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Goblin associated car parked for 11 months in Nyanga natioanl park

Mystery surrounds a maroon Peugeot 306 that has been parked in Nyanga National Park for almost a year now. The vehicle has been a permanent roadside feature eight kilometres from Nyanga town since August last year amid swirling claims that it was used to dump troublesome goblins and was laden with thousands of dollars....
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