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Judith Nyuke is the Editor of ZimOnline News, a member of the ZimOnline Media Group. She is a former Crime Reporter with Zimpapers Group's H-Metro Newspaper since 2015. A Communications & Journalism graduate from CCOSA College, she attained vast experience in News Media and Public Relations through the years.

Zanu Pf sues independent candidate

The ruling party, Zanu PF has approached the High Court on an urgent basis seeking to an order to stop Murehwa South Constituency independent candidate, Noah Mangondo, from using its regalia depicting Mnangagwa’s face, for his campaigning purposes. The urgent chamber application, which is yet to be set down for hearing, was filed by Zanu PF on July 3. In ...

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Court humiliates AFM pastor

A bid by an Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) pastor to compel the church to cause an external audit of the church’s books of accounts recently hit a brick wall after High Court judge Justice Happius Zhou dismissed the clergy man’s application with costs. In his judgement, Justice Zhou said a church is a private organisation not a public institution and ...

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Zanu looses special ballot paper case

Efforts by Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu), to force the electoral body to print this year’s ballot papers using ordinary bond paper as opposed to the special ballot papers has hit a brick wall after the High Court has dismissed the application. High Court judge, Justice Nyaradzo Munangati-Manongwa, who entertained Zanu’s application and delivered judgement on May 30, 2018 said, Zanu ...

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Land developer challenges Grace Mugabe

A local property developing company, Arosume Property Development (Pvt) Ltd, which is entangled in a donated land dispute with Former First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is set to challenge the latter’s claims and has since filed an appearance to defend notice at the High Court. Sometime in May this year, Grace filed summons at the High Court seeking an order to ...

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NetOne takes Afrosoft to court

Government-owned network provider, NetOne Cellular (Pvt) Ltd, has approached the High court seeking to compel its business partner, Afrosoft Corporation (Pvt) Ltd to pay over $11 million after the latter allegedly offered SMS services to its customers without NetOne Cellular’s consent. Summons filed against Afrosoft on June 29, 2018 and the latter is yet to defend the litigation. According to ...

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Chamisa drops charges against Khupe

MDC Alliance leader, advocate Nelson Chamisa, has withdrawn an application from the High Court roll in which he was seeking an order to interdict Dr Thokozani Khupe and her colleagues from using the MDC-T’s name, symbol, logo and trademarks. Chamisa and Khupe, both former deputies of the party’s founding president, Morgan Tsvangirai, have been involved in a nasty leadership wrangle ...

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Veritas loses bid to conduct voter education

Legislative watchdog, Veritas Zimbabwe, has lost its bid to conduct voter education this year after its application seeking to be allowed to conduct the exercise has been dismissed by the High Court. Veritas Zimbabwehad also applied seeking another order declaring part of the Electoral Act as unconstitutional. The application was dismissed on the basis that its application was “fatally and incurably defective”. High ...

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Undenge challenges application dismissal

FORMER cabinet minister Samuel Undenge,has accused the State of having a hand in his prosecution. Undenge made the remarks in the court application filed at the High Court this week challenging Harare regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya’s dismissal of the ex-minister’s application for discharge at the close of the State’s case. “These inconsistencies (during the trial) show that the State witnesses ...

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OK Zimbabwe Ltd in stale sausage lawsuit

A Harare man has approached the High Court claiming more than US$ 300 000 from OK Zimbabwe Ltd for purchasing and consuming a stale sausage at one of its food outlets. According to summons filed at the High Court on June 26 2018, Bombo Darnley Lovemore Mushaka said on 2 May 2018 he suffered severe food poisoning after purchasing and ...

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Another blow for Chitungwiza residents

The High Court recently issued a court order authorising the eviction of  several Chitungwiza residents, who had constructed homes, shops and bought stands at stand number 21325 Unit ‘A’ in Seke after declaring constructions at the site, illegal. According to the court papers the United We Stand Multi-purpose Co-operative, led by Friedrick Mabhamba, illegally took over the piece of land ...

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