[The Herald] Government has assured the nation that the country has enough stocks of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs), with the available supplies enough to last the next 10 months. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa allayed fears that Zimbabwe might run out of the life-prolonging drugs last Friday after touring the construction site of a new NatPharm provincial warehouse in Masvingo
[The Herald] Masvingo -A 45-year-old Bikita man, who raped his epileptic teenage daughter and denied the charge claiming he was impotent, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years in jail by a Masvingo magistrate. The man from Mukanganwi communal lands was convicted of raping his 13- year-old daughter three times in August last year.
[News24Wire] A woman from southern Masvingo province has spoken of the terrifying moment her neighbour was snatched by a crocodile on Sunday afternoon as the pair did their washing in a dam, the official Chronicle newspaper reported.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Chiefs from Masvingo Province say Zimbabwean men are a disgrace because they do not talk to their teenage daughters about menstruation.
[Zimbabwe Independent] THE Constitutional Court on Thursday stopped President Robert Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East constituency vacant following the expulsion of the legislator Kudakwashe Bhasikiti from Zanu PF.
[IRIN]Masvingo -More than 3,000 families in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province who accuse the government of forcibly resettling them to small plots of undeveloped land, are facing hardships including a lack of adequate food, shelter, health and education facilities.
[New Zimbabwe]A 40 year-old Chiredzi woman is in trouble with the law after she allegedly infected her 16 year-old mentally ill stepson with a sexually transmitted disease.
[Zimbabwe Independent]Harare -Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU PF party provincial chairpersons aligned to the country’s Vice-President Joice Mujuru, who romped to victory in the highly contentious party elections in November, are facing stiff resistance from their executives and provincial co-ordinating committees (PCCs), whose majority in some provinces are said to be loyal to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa.
[IRIN]Masvingo -Several thousand people in southeastern Zimbabwe’s drought-prone Masvingo province have had to leave their ancestral homes and villages in exchange for plots of undeveloped land lacking any infrastructure, in order to make way for the construction of a dam.
[Financial Gazette] Matabeleland is likely to reject the new constitution currently underway