Local – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:53:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Local – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Drug lord cop nabbed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/drug-lord-cop-nabbed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/drug-lord-cop-nabbed/#respond Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:52:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202357 The house along Masotsha Avenue and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Street where drugs were reportedly being sold

A police officer from Bulawayo undergoing disciplinary action for allegedly deserting the force has been arrested with his wife and three others for running a drug cartel that reportedly sold dangerous substances to clients that include school children.

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‘Vuzu parties hinder progress in fight against STIs in Byo’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/vuzu-parties-hinder-progress-in-fight-against-stis-in-byo/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/vuzu-parties-hinder-progress-in-fight-against-stis-in-byo/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:11:43 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202339 vuzu parties

Vuzu parties where school going children as young as 12 years indulge in risky sexual behaviour are still hindering progress towards the fight against sexually transmitted infections (STI) including HIV in Bulawayo.

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Cop subjects woman to 9-hour rape ordeal http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/cop-subjects-woman-to-9-hour-rape-ordeal/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/cop-subjects-woman-to-9-hour-rape-ordeal/#respond Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:06:00 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202338 rape victim file picture

A police officer stationed at Sauerstown Police Station in Bulawayo has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman and forcing her to pose for nude pictures during a nine-hour ordeal.

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Mob tortures thief to death http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/mob-tortures-thief-to-death/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/mob-tortures-thief-to-death/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:57:45 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202337 mob justice

A suspected serial thief was beaten to death by villagers after allegedly stealing R500 at a homestead in Tsholotsho.

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Motorists shut down fuel service station http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/motorists-shut-down-fuel-service-station/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/motorists-shut-down-fuel-service-station/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:43:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202321 Total Service Station in Victoria Falls

Angry motorists temporarily closed Total Service Station in Victoria Falls on Friday morning in protest over hoarding of fuel by the garage attendants.

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Piped water for Manyame folk http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/piped-water-for-manyame-folk/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/piped-water-for-manyame-folk/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:35:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202305 Drinking_Water

Residents of Murisa suburb under Manyame Rural District Council are set to get piped water after the local authority engaged a private firm to install the requisite infrastructure.

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TSCZ scales up efforts to reduce road accidents http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/tscz-scales-up-efforts-to-reduce-road-accidents/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/tscz-scales-up-efforts-to-reduce-road-accidents/#respond Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:22:36 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202304 traffic safety

The Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) will be carrying out campaigns on the country’s roads as it scales up efforts ensure a reduction in road accidents during this festive season. The TSCZ’s acting director of operations Mr Ernst Muchena said the campaigns will start soon.

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Teen impregnates sister, jailed 15 months http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/teen-impregnates-sister-jailed-15-months/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/teen-impregnates-sister-jailed-15-months/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:16:27 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202299

A pupil at Zvishavane High School has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for incest after he impregnated his 16-year-old sister. The 19-year-old appeared before Zvishavane magistrate Mr Archie Wochiunga charged with having sexual intercourse with a minor and for incest.

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Villagers fatally assault arsonist http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/villagers-fatally-assault-arsonist/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/10/villagers-fatally-assault-arsonist/#comments Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:11:15 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202298

Mberengwa villagers recently fatally assaulted a man who had set a fellow villager’s hut on fire while the owner was inside.

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Is Mphoko’s world crumbling? http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/is-mphokos-world-crumbling/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/is-mphokos-world-crumbling/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:56:35 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202234 Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko (right)

Former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko’s world is crumbling down following his fall from grace in November last year.

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Zupco to lose four buses, car http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/zupco-to-lose-four-buses-car/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/zupco-to-lose-four-buses-car/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:55:42 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202254

Four buses belonging to the troubled Zimbabwe United Passengers Company Limited (Zupco) are set to go under the hummer to offset a debt.

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Bogus CIO agent stormed State House trying to meet Mnangagwa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/bogus-cio-agent-stormed-state-house-trying-to-meet-mnangagwa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/bogus-cio-agent-stormed-state-house-trying-to-meet-mnangagwa/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:43:18 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202252 ZBC outside broadcast vans outside State House

A bogus Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer stormed State House and demanded to directly drop unidentified documents to President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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Corruption probe targets judges http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/corruption-probe-targets-judges/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/corruption-probe-targets-judges/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:56:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202240 Then Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (right) chats with Chief Justice Luke Malaba (left), while Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Secretary Mrs Virginia Mabhiza looks on during the launch of Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan document in Harare. — (Picture by Justin Mutenda)

With President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration desperate to restore public trust, a senior government official has said the anti-corruption dragnet has been extended to cover all judicial officers, among them judges.

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Road accidents take their toll on Zimbabwe http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/road-accidents-take-their-toll-on-zimbabwe/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/road-accidents-take-their-toll-on-zimbabwe/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:17:46 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202238 Around 11pm a Musina bound Brooklyn Express Bus caught fire at the 182km peg along the Bulawayo- Beitbridge Road near West Nicholson area in Gwanda following a suspected gas cylinder explosion.

Ahead of that forum, a tragic Rusape bus disaster had claimed 50 people, and left more than 80 others injured. That same month fire swept through a passenger bus killing 30 people and leaving at least 20 injured, some with severe burns.

The accident happened in Gwanda District, about 550 kilometers south-west of Harare. A number of serious road accidents have also been recorded in the past.

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Govt launches crackdown on academic fraud http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/govt-launches-crackdown-on-academic-fraud/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/12/09/govt-launches-crackdown-on-academic-fraud/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 15:44:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=202232 Grace Mugabe and Levi Nyagura

The country’s education system is battling to preserve its integrity in the wake of an upsurge in academic fraudsters who are forging qualifications to secure jobs and gain admission into institutions of higher learning.

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