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The November 2017 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Advanced Level results are out and candidates may start collecting them as from tomorrow.

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Zimbabwe fires more than 30 police commanders http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/zimbabwe-fires-30-police-commanders/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/19/zimbabwe-fires-30-police-commanders/#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:23:14 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164598 Zimbabwe Defence Forces Spokesperson Colonel Overson Mugwisi (right) with Zimbabwe Republic Police national spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba (left) during a press conference on Police and Army personnel clashes in town. (Picture by John Manzongo)

Government has retired over 30 senior police officers from the rank of senior assistant commissioner and above, as it moves to transform the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP).

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Prostitutes rob man, go on shopping spree http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/prostitutes-rob-man-go-shopping-spree/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/prostitutes-rob-man-go-shopping-spree/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:46:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164590 Man dumps wife, moves in with maid

Three commercial sex workers who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in Harare’s Avenues area before making off with his wallet with bank cards and going on a spending spree appeared in court yesterday.

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Recruitment freeze cripples hospitals http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/recruitment-freeze-cripples-hospitals-2/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/recruitment-freeze-cripples-hospitals-2/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:38:16 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164588

Government must suspend the health sector recruitment freeze as hospitals are facing serious staffing shortages, the parliamentary portfolio committee on Health and Child Care has said.

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Civil servants demand raise http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/civil-servants-demand-raise/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/civil-servants-demand-raise/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:23:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164580 File Photo of Zimbabwe civil servants on strike

The continued rise in the cost of living is creating serious challenges for the new government which is now faced with fresh demands from civil servants for massive salary adjustments in line with the increase in the breadline.

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27 years jail and murder charge…… law catches up with tenant killing robber gang http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/27-years-jail-murder-charge-law-catches-tenant-killing-robber-gang/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/27-years-jail-murder-charge-law-catches-tenant-killing-robber-gang/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:15:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164528

Two men and two women from Mpopoma suburb who robbed a woman of $60 and allegedly killed a tenant who rushed to her rescue, have been sentenced to a combined 27 years in prison for robbery.

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14-year-old endures multiple rapes http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/14-year-old-endures-multiple-rapes/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/14-year-old-endures-multiple-rapes/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:10:37 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164525

A teenager from Fort Rixon was allegedly raped many times by two local men that she met on her way to a stream to fetch water.Lonias Pasira (27) would allegedly waylay the 14-year-old girl and drag her to his homestead where he would allegedly rape her in December last year.

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Vic Falls man beats up wife over WhatsApp chats http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/vic-falls-man-beats-wife-whatsapp-chats/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/vic-falls-man-beats-wife-whatsapp-chats/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:06:26 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164523 Voice and data services

A Victoria Falls man has been arrested after he assaulted his wife for questioning him about a conversation he was having on WhatsApp with another woman.Greemph Tshuma (35) assaulted his wife Mrs Nyarai Tshuma (26) over a conversation he was having with an unnamed woman on WhatsApp.

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Grandpa (78) rapes girl (11) as compensation for school fees http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/grandpa-78-rapes-girl-11-compensation-school-fees/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/grandpa-78-rapes-girl-11-compensation-school-fees/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:32 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164522

A 78 year old man from Figtree was yesterday sentenced to eight years in jail for raping his 11-year-old granddaughter while she was herding cattle.A court heard that the elderly man asked his grand-daughter how she would repay him for paying her school fees and raped her 10 days ago.

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Clinic loses $26k in botched equipment deal http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/clinic-loses-26k-botched-equipment-deal/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/clinic-loses-26k-botched-equipment-deal/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:19:22 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164515 Rotten Row Magistrates Court

A Harare company allegedly duped Michel Gelfand Clinic of over $26 000 after it failed to deliver medical equipment from China. Bantex Global (Pvt) Ltd and its director Caulis Jongwe (51) yesterday appeared before a Harare magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing theft of trust property charges.

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Mbanje peddler jailed one year http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/mbanje-peddler-jailed-one-year/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/mbanje-peddler-jailed-one-year/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:12:42 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164511 File picture of a Mbanje grower in court

A 49-year-old Epworth man was yesterday sentenced to one year in jail after being found with two kilogrammes of dagga worth about $200. Sixpence Rozariro appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande and pleaded guilty to possession of dagga.

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Police cameras help nab 37 errant drivers http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/police-cameras-help-nab-37-errant-drivers/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/police-cameras-help-nab-37-errant-drivers/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:59:48 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164508 File picture of police roadblock in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has arrested 37 drivers for negligent driving after the offences were captured by a video surveillance system, as the use of the Electronic Traffic Management System gathers momentum.

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Mudede speaks on passport delays http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/mudede-speaks-passport-delays/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/mudede-speaks-passport-delays/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:42:17 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164470 Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede stresses a point during a press briefing in Harare yesterday. — Picture by John Manzongo

Delays in the issuance of ordinary passports are being caused by foreign currency shortages, the Registrar-General’s department said yesterday. Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede said passport production required “foreign consumables” which are bought using forex.

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Three children burnt to death at home http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/three-children-burnt-death-home/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/18/three-children-burnt-death-home/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:27:48 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164467 A hut at Marble Ndlovu’s homestead burns after angry villagers set it alight

Three Mberengwa minors, two girls aged 3 and 4 as well as a boy aged 2, were on Tuesday night burnt beyond recognition when a hut they were sleeping in caught fire.

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Typhoid outbreak hits Harare http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/17/typhoid-outbreak-hits-harare/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/01/17/typhoid-outbreak-hits-harare/#comments Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:10:13 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=164457

Health officials in Harare have detected 200 cases of typhoid fever in the first week of January, raising fears that the appalling state of drinking water may fuel the spread of the infectious disease

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