Articles tagged 'sexual assault'

Soldiers sexually abused MDC election agents: Biti 12 August 2018 HARARE - Tendai Biti has accused Zimbabwean soldiers of sexually abusing MDC Alliance election agents during the July 30 harmonised elections,  with some agents in Mutoko telling him such abuse was “rampant” there. Biti appeared emotional while announcing the cases during a court hearing on Fr...
Walter Magaya escapes jail 4 April 2018 HARARE - Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya has escaped a bid by Prosecutor-General Ray Goba to have him incarcerated after pleading not guilty to rape, unlawful termination of pregnancy and defeating course of justice charges. Goba had told High Court judg...
Magaya 'accuser' nails PG 3 April 2018 HARARE - The star witness in the rape trial of televangelist Walter Magaya has questioned Prosecutor-General Ray Goba's fitness for office after allegedly pushing her to commit perjury by forcing her to testify against the preacher. Petronella Donhodzo Mandaza, who last year claimed she had be...
Herdboy convicted of child sexual abuse 4 March 2017 HARARE - A Chinhamora herdboy who exposed his privates to his employer's daughters was yesterday slapped with a six-month prison term. Versus Dennis Ruzvidzo lowered his pants before the minors, aged 10 and 12, and held his testicles before telling them that they helped him predict cold weathe...
Govt launches anti-sexual violence effort 28 December 2016 HARARE - The government has started teaching healthcare providers and other clinic staff how to provide compassionate, confidential, and competent care to survivors of sexual assault. Experts say clinical care for rape survivors should be available from the earliest onset of an emergency.  ...
Paedophile gets 12 years in jail 27 August 2014 BULAWAYO - A Pumula man has been jailed for 12 years for raping two minors aged four and six years old. Brendon Zolani Moyo, 21, who pleaded not guilty to rape, was jailed by magistrate Sikhumbuzo Nyathi at the Bulawayo Regional Courts. He looked calm even after sentence. Moyo was senten...
Man denied bail for raping minor 16 August 2014 HARARE - A 28-year-old Waterfalls man who silenced his six-year-old niece with a plate of rice after allegedly raping her will languish in remand prison after he was denied bail by the High Court yesterday. High Court Judge Loice Matanda-Moyo denied Simbarashe Chimhamhiwa bail, after the State...
Rape convict freed on bail 14 August 2014 HARARE - High Court judge Loice Matanda-Moyo has freed on $200 bail, a Chinhoyi man who was serving 14 years in prison for rape. She ruled that he had high prospects of success on appeal. The 26-year-old Hazvinei Mahlahla got the reprieve yesterday after raising issues with the magistrate’s...