Compulsory Male Circumcision for Zimbabwe Babies

GOVERNMENT is considering making neo-natal male circumcision compulsory as a long-term strategy for HIV prevention. In an interview yesterday, Aids and Tuberculosis Unit national director in the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare Dr Owen Mugurungi said infant circumcision was more sustainable than adult circumcision. He said the ministry was still following due process for […]

Zimbabwe’s Parliament Swindled US$13 800 In Botched Deal

Zimbabwe’s Parliament Swindled US$13 800 In Botched Deal

Parliament has reportedly been swindled of more than US$13 800 in a botched uninterrupted power supply equipment deal. Moses Mpofu (37) who is the director at Print Africa based in Avondale, Harare was not formally charged when he appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Anita Tshuma. Ms Tshuma remanded Mpofu to December 10 on US$100 bail. […]

Zimbabwean Killed Like “Mad Dog” in SA Street

Zimbabwean Killed Like “Mad Dog” in SA Street

TENSION is rising between Zimbabweans and locals in South Africa’s Zandspruit following a brutal street murder of a Zimbabwean three weeks ago in the squatter camp north of Johannesburg. The brutality and savegery of South Africans is perhaps defined by the picture we publish below. Now four men have been bust for the killing. Yesterday […]

2012 Big Brother Africa Winner, Keagan Petersen In Car Crash

2012 Big Brother Africa Winner, Keagan Petersen In Car Crash

Reports say  that 2012 Big Brother StarGame winner, Keagan Petersen was involved in a serious car crash yesterday, Sunday, November 25, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. The car accident, as we gathered, has left him with a damaged arm in three different places. According to him, as posted through his Facebook page, “So, [I] […]

Blast at Barracks Church in Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

There has been an explosion at a church inside a military barracks in Kaduna state in northern Nigeria, military sources have said. Unconfirmed reports say the blast came after a car was driven into the barracks in Jaji and explosives in it detonated. It is not clear whether there were casualties or who was responsible. […]

Kofi Annan: Mugabe Is a Dictator

FORMER United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan has rapped African politics that nurture the “Big Man” system, which he says has created dictators in the mould of President Robert Mugabe. Annan, a respected diplomat from Ghana, told the latest edition of the New African magazine that many dictatorships in Africa were as a result of politics […]

Several Anglican Church Buildings Turned Into Bedrooms And Brothels

Several churches seized by excommunicated Anglican bishop Nolbert Kunonga’s Anglican Province of Zimbabwe had been desecrated, turned into bedrooms and brothels, an official said yesterday. Reverend Clifford Dzavo, Harare Diocese secretary for the Anglican Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA), which has won the battle for the ownership of the church properties, said […]

Man dies of erection after sleeping with a relative’s wife

A 34-year-old man died while receiving treatment from a local traditional healer after his manhood allegedly remained up after sleeping with a married woman. The man has been identified as Shelton Dinganga of Zaranyika Road, Mambo. According to neighbours, the matter which had been kept as a family secret by the man’s relatives occurred last […]

Botswana Babies ‘Being Delivered Using Mobile Phone Lighting’

Midwives at a Botswana clinic are using their mobile phones as a source of light when delivering babies at night due to a lack of electricity in Kweneng district to the country’s south-east, Africa Review reports. Kweneng East legislator Moeng Pheto this week told Parliament that the situation was bad and nurses have been left […]

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