A couple were arrested and fined for kissing in public in Manzini, Swaziland.
The Municipal Council of Manzini warned members of the public that fondling and kissing in public was a criminal offence.
Council spokesperson Mathokoza Thwala said such behaviour was part of a list of public indecency offences in Manzini city.
He told the council, 'Children form part of the members of the public and one can imagine what they would learn if such behaviour would be permitted in the city.'
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has tacitly agreed to summon service chiefs over their recent inflammatory political statements in which they threw afresh their weight behind Zanu-PF, as pressure mounts on him to rein in military commanders ahead of watershed elections later this year.
Mugabe is under pressure from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a victim of vicious military verbal attacks, and Sadc leaders...
A Spanish priest has been removed from his job after apparently being busted on camera performing oral s*x on another man.
Father Francisco Javier Ruiz was dismissed from his position in the Churra section of the city of Murcia by Bishop of Cartagena Jose Manuel Lorca Planes on Wednesday.
It came after footage emerged purportedly showing him in an erotic embrace with...
A 23-year-old Kezi man has been dragged to court for allegations of fatally stabbing a drinking mate with a broken empty beer bottle.
Chrispen Sibanda was arraigned before Bulawayo magistrate Witness Mtetwa on charges of murdering 22-year Lungani Nyathi at Venue Cocktail Bar on September 30 last year.
The court heard that at around 3pm on the fateful day, Sibanda was drinking...
IN the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the elderly with cotton tuft hair are normally not sent skinning goats when villagers preside over matters of importance.
When an elder is sent-goat skinning, it means he has outlived his usefulness and lost his moral compass, for, in the village cotton tuft hair normally comes with knowledge...
United Family International Church founder and leader Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa claims to have converted 18,000 sinners in just a week.
Prophet Makandiwa is said to be determined to reach lost souls following his recent statement that he is now after pegans as he holds crusades in stadiums countrywide.
His spokesperson, Pastor Prime Kufakunesu said, ahead of their crusade in Chiredzi, 18,000 souls...
A 29-year-old Bulawayo woman from Matshobana suburb got the shock of her life when she woke up in the morning and realised that her private parts were missing, it is alleged.Chipo Sibanda reportedly learnt the hard way in the early hours of 29 April when she visited the toilet but could not urinate upon discovering that her vagina had mysteriously...
A 34-year-old Zimbabwean woman was brutally killed for suspected ritual purposes allegedly by her South African boyfriend at a village outside Makhado in Limpopo Province.The woman identified as Rumbidzai Manyere reportedly disappeared from home on 16 March.Her mutilated body was later discovered dumped in a bush with a missing arm, private parts while both eyes had been removed.South African police...
President Goodluck Jonathan, last night, declared a state of emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states with an order to the military high command to use extra-ordinary measures to quell the insurgency that has bedeviled the states.
Dr Jonathan in a nationwide address said the decision to impose the state of emergency followed the failure of other options, including dialogue that...
A 36-year-old man who raped his 14-year-old daughter while his son watched and whose step mother later told the child "don't worry it happens in life" has been jailed.
The man, whom we cannot name to protect the identity of the child, infected her with a sexually transmitted infection. He will spend the next 20 years in jail.
The New Marlborough man...
The son of former Zanu-PF provincial chairman and ex-secretary general of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association, the late Alex Mudavanhu, is reportedly on the run after he skipped trial on charges of stocktheft.
Assah Mudavanhu on Monday absconded court where he was supposed to answer to charges of stealing 16 cattle which he allegedly hid on a farm that...
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Academy award film actress Angelina Jolie,...
A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced Iranian man Azim Aghajani and his Nigerian counterpart Ali Jega to 17 years imprisonment each for unlawful importation of firearms into Nigeria.
The accused were convicted in a five-count charge of importation of 13 by 20 feet container loaded with firearms and explosives, and concealing the content of same.
Justice Okechukwu Okeke, in his...
Kano, Nigeria — Around 15,000 children in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, have stopped attending classes since February 2013, according to a Borno State Ministry of Education, who preferred anonymity, as Boko Haram extremists continue a wave of attacks on state schools.
Most of the children are primary school students, according to the official. Thus far Boko Haram (BH) has burned or...
A 30-year-old British businesswoman and an Irish man have been sent to two months in prison after they were arrested for having sex in the back of a taxi in Dubai last year.
Rebecca Blake and Conor McRedmond, a 28-year-old welder, lost a year long fight against allegations.
McRedmond, a resident of Dubai from years said: "I am disappointed after coming this...
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ZANU-PF Women's League boss Oppah Muchinguri has reportedly fallen in love with a young Mbare-based clergyman. Sources close to the former Cabinet minister said she is now happily married to the man of cloth who has also been a resident of the United States. The marriage is, according to insiders, a fulfilment...
A BEER-DRINKING party ended in tragedy after a 24-year-old Nkayi man was fatally assaulted by his drinking mates.
Matabeleland North provincial police spokesperson Inspector Siphiwe Makonese confirmed the incident which occurred on Friday at around 10pm at Zenka village under Chief Tshugulu in Nkayi.
"On the 10th, the now deceased, identified as Fanyana Ndlovu (24) of Ronny Ndlovu's homestead at Zenka, was...