LOOKING BACK

2 hours ago | January 27, 2023

Loan shark faces 309 counts of illegal money lending

The Rhodesia Herald,  January 27, 1972  A former general foreman at Lewis Construction Company yesterday denied charges ...

1 day ago | January 26, 2023

Judge gives gambling housewife another chance

The Rhodesia Herald,  January 26, 1972 A housewife who gambled R$44 000 on horse racing and lost the lot in six months ...

2 days ago | January 25, 2023

Wrong-side driver kills 7 on M1 in Britain

The Rhodesia Herald, January 25, 1972 The body of a new-born baby was found in the mangled wreckage of a car after a ...

3 days ago | January 24, 2023

Bootleg whisky kills 95 at Indian wedding

The Rhodesia Herald,  January 24, 1972  THE death toll rose to nearly 100 yesterday in India’s latest bootlegging ...

4 days ago | January 23, 2023

One swig, Joyce was smashing windows

The Rhodesia Herald, January 23, 1969  Joyce Hall, a 29-year-old housewife, has promised never to brew any more ...

1 week ago | January 20, 2023

Caterpillar exports are booming

DESPITE sanctions, Rhodesia’s exports of caterpillars are booming  and making a fortune for traders who sell them in Zambia.

1 week ago | January 19, 2023

Death sentence for ‘muti’ murder

The Rhodesia Herald,  January 19, 1972  Sentence of death was passed in High Court, Salisbury, yesterday on an African ...

1 week ago | January 18, 2023

‘Extortion racket’ schoolboy expelled

The Rhodesia Herald, January 18, 1972 London. – A “young bully” of 11 has been expelled from a secondary school ...

1 week ago | January 17, 2023

Dirty water saves Helsinki woman trapped in lift

The Rhodesia Herald, January 17, 1972 A bucket of dirty water saved the life of a 47-year-old woman office cleaner ...

2 weeks ago | January 16, 2023

Family planning effect in Bulawayo townships

The Rhodesia Herald,  January 16, 1969  THE birth rate in Bulawayo’s townships dropped from 24,8 to 20,8 a thousand in a ...

2 weeks ago | January 13, 2023

Free issue of books at University

The Rhodesia Herald, January 13, 1972 THE Ranfurly Library Service, closed temporarily in May last year, reopened ...

2 weeks ago | January 12, 2023

2 weeks ago | January 10, 2023

Secret mining in Matabeleland

The Rhodesia Herald, January 10, 1972 BIG mining prospects for Matabeleland are believed to lie under the blanket of ...

3 weeks ago | January 9, 2023

New airport security measures introduced

AIRPORT authorities have introduced new and more stringent security arrangements for checking passengers and luggage at ...

3 weeks ago | January 6, 2023

Gatooma opening new residential area to cope with expansion

The Rhodesia Herald, January 6, 1969 A LARGE new residential area is to be established by the Gatooma Municipality about ...