Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:58:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Police high-handedness on vendors slammed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/police-high-handedness-on-vendors-slammed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/police-high-handedness-on-vendors-slammed/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:58:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192289 Vendors clash with riot police in Harare

Opposition parties have slammed government for deploying disproportionate force to drive out vendors from the streets of Harare.

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MPs fume over deferred vehicles http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mps-fume-over-deferred-vehicles/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mps-fume-over-deferred-vehicles/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:44:57 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192287 Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi (right) take their oath of office before Chief Justice Luke Malaba (left and wearing judicial robe) in Parliament. — Picture by Tawanda Mudimu

Legislators from both Zanu PF and the MDC have expressed anger at the government’s decision to suspend the purchase of new vehicles for them — with the money budgeted for that now earmarked to fight the deadly cholera outbreak which has claimed dozens of lives and left thousands of people requiring treatment.

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Top Zim school in homosexual storm http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/top-zim-school-in-homosexual-storm/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/top-zim-school-in-homosexual-storm/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:38:37 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192283 Neal Hovelmeier

The deputy head of one of the country’s most sought-after top private schools, St John’s College in Harare, has ignited a perfect storm in a society well-known for its homophobic tendencies after he publicly revealed to students that he is gay.

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Zimra official up for raping niece http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimra-official-up-for-raping-niece/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimra-official-up-for-raping-niece/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:50:16 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192276 rape victim file picture

A Zimbabwe Revenue Authority employee has been hauled before the courts for allegedly raping his 13-year-old niece.David Kachembere, 62, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa.

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Hospital turns to crowd-funding http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/hospital-turns-to-crowd-funding/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/hospital-turns-to-crowd-funding/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:41:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192273 St Lukes Mission Hospital

St Luke's Hospital in Lupane has hit hard times, with officials asking for assistance in a bid to contain the desperate situation.

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Cheating exposes affair with minor http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/cheating-exposes-affair-with-minor/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/cheating-exposes-affair-with-minor/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:30:33 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192269

A 22 year old man’s inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor was exposed when he cheated on her and she poured it out to her mother.Brandon Chimhete, 22, of Sakubva will now have to perform 350 hours of community service at Sakubva Police Station for bedding a 14-year-old.

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One more arrested over Aug 1 violence http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/one-more-arrested-over-aug-1-violence/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/one-more-arrested-over-aug-1-violence/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:23:15 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192267 Automatic gunfire was heard in the capital Harare today while smoke has been seen rising from burning vehicles and pictures show trucks carrying security forces through the streets amid unrest

A Harare man has been arrested and charged with committing public violence in protests that erupted in the capital city on August 1 over delays in announcing the results of harmonised elections.

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Driver caged for killing student http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/driver-caged-for-killing-student/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/driver-caged-for-killing-student/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:42:59 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192263 Public transporters in Bulawayo

A commuter omnibus driver who hit and killed a student has been caged 10 months for culpable homicide.Revai Mutimba, 38, of Mutare was convicted on his own plea of guilt by magistrate Perseverance Makala.

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Cop up for bashing wife over kapenta http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/cop-up-for-bashing-wife-over-kapenta/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/cop-up-for-bashing-wife-over-kapenta/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:31:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192256 File picture of Harare Magistrates Court

A senior cop attached to Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Morris Depot allegedly bashed his wife for allegedly serving him sadza with kapenta (matemba) hours after she had served herself meat with the children in his absence, a Harare court heard yesterday.

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NRZ worker up for groping married woman http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/nrz-worker-up-for-groping-married-woman/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/nrz-worker-up-for-groping-married-woman/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:24:51 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192255

A National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employee has been arrested on sexual-harassment charges after a married woman accused him of grabbing her behind on June 11.Mariko Mulauzi, 57, of Iminyela flats, was arraigned before magistrate Steven Ndlovu facing charges of indecent assault filed by his neighbour.

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New twist to Buyanga property fraud case http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/new-twist-to-buyanga-property-fraud-case/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/new-twist-to-buyanga-property-fraud-case/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:06:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192249 Frank Buyanga

A Harare man who reportedly lost his house to business tycoon Frank Buyanga has claimed a firm that bought his foreclosed property was actually the businessman’s shelf company, a magistrates’ court heard yesterday.

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MDC anniversary celebrations next week http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-anniversary-celebrations-next-week/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-anniversary-celebrations-next-week/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:58:42 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192244 Nelson Chamisa greets the ecstatic crowd inside Sakubva Stadium in Mutare

The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has rescheduled its 19th anniversary celebrations to next week at Gwanzura Stadium after a ban on public gatherings due to a cholera outbreak.

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Zanu PF looks to revive business empire http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/192240/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/192240/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:50:09 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192240 President Emmerson Mnangagwa converses with Vice Presidents General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) and Kembo Mohadi on his arrival at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare from the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly. Looking on are Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda and Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu. — (Picture by Believe Nyakudjara)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling Zanu PF is looking to revive its fallen business empire, crippled by  gross mismanagement and corruption.In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, which will be published in full in our sister Sunday paper, the ruling party’s administration secretary Obert Mpofu, expressed confidence that the business empire could be restructured successfully and emerge from bankruptcy.

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Zimbos face the gallows in China http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimbos-face-the-gallows-in-china/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimbos-face-the-gallows-in-china/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:42:55 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192238

Twelve Zimbabweans  one man and 11 women  face the death sentence in China, unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government moves with speed to operationalise a prisoners’ exchange programme with the Asian economic giant, the Daily News has been told.

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MDC Alliance councillor beds, impregnates married woman http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-alliance-councillor-beds-impregnates-married-woman/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-alliance-councillor-beds-impregnates-married-woman/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:32:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192233 MDC Alliance Victoria Falls Councillor Clr Ephias Mambume

MDC Alliance Victoria Falls Councillor Clr Ephias Mambume has been dragged to the Maintenance Court after bedding and impregnating a married woman.The woman, Ms Pretty Mutakela, of Chinotimba suburb turned to the courts when Clr Mambume of Ward 6 denied paternity and blocked her phone number.

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