A 17 year old boy from Matobo district is facing murder charges after he allegedly fatally stabbed a teenager from the same area following a dispute over a girlfriend.

 Mzingaye Ncube (15) died at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo on the 11th of this month three days after he was allegedly stabbed by a fellow teenager, whose name has been withheld for ethical reasons.
He was buried on Friday last week in Silozwana village, Matobo.

Matabeleland South police spokesperson, Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed that they have opened a murder case against the Silozwe secondary school student and investigations are still under way. state media