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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.

Mahachi named brand ambassador for Quattro Service Centre

Gospel award-winning singer Tatenda Mahachi has been appointed a brand ambassador for Quattro Service Center, a motor vehicle servicing company. Speaking at a media briefing recently in Harare, Quattro Service marketing manager Tatenda Maruve, said it was their goal to be leading service company for Audi and Volkswagen in Zimbabwe. “As a servicing company it has always been our goal, ...

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Makamba removed from remand

BUSINESSMAN James Makamba who has revealed that he fled Zimbabwe in 2005 because he feared then President Robert Mugabe who suspected that he was conducting an adulterous affair with former first lady Grace has been removed from remand. Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya has said that the State will proceed by way of summons. Makamba was facing charges of externalisation of ...

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Trial date set for Machaya

The trial date for former Midlands Provincial Affairs minister, Jaison Kokerai Machaya who is facing allegations of criminal abuse of duty as a public officer  after he fraudulently acquired 1 000 residential stands from Gokwe Town Council and later resold them has been set. The date has been set to July 19 at Harare magistrates’ court. The State alleges that ...

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Kasukuwere in court for ‘border jumping’

Former Minister of Local Government, Public works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere has been arraigned before a Harare Magistrate facing charges of violating the Immigration Act by unlawfully exiting the country. Kasukuwere, 47, was granted $300 bail when he appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande who remanded the matter to June 11. According to State papers, circumstances are that during ...

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Harare Tees boss Chiweshe: Muwande vows to challenge placement on remand

A Harare man who allegedly killed his estranged wife’s boyfriend after finding the two in their matrimonial home last year has said that he will challenge his placement on remand if the State does not provide a trial date the next time he appears in court. Through his lawyer, Muwande said: “We are putting the State on notice, if they ...

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Mapanga Murder Case: Wife Remanded In Prison

A United Kingdom based woman who reportedly shot Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga two weeks ago after a domestic dispute has appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Prosecuting, Sebastian Mutizirwa applied that the matter be remanded to June 12 pending indictment from the High Court. Makaza who was denied bail at the High Court appeared before Harare magistrate ...

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Godfatha Templeman Kidnapping Case: New Details Emerge

The trial for local radio personality and disk jockey Simbarashe “Godfatha Templeman” Maphosa who is facing allegations of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl has kicked off at Harare magistrates’ court. Maphosa denied the charges revealing that the complainant had told him that her father sexually abuses her and he wanted to help. In his defence, Maphosa, 40, said he had been ...

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Econet Boss in $600k Fraud Storm

The trial for a CEO’s assistant at Econet Wireless Pvt Ltd and his wife who reportedly duped two Harare women of US$600 000 in a botched residential stand deal has kicked off at Harare magistrates’ court. Dereck Zhanje (50) who is also a pastor at Celebration Church in Borrowdale and Faith Zhanje (35) pleaded not guilty to fraud charges when ...

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Wife Shoots Harare Businessman

Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga was allegedly shot dead by his wife after a domestic dispute on Monday. The State claims that Bridget Makaza, 34, found out that Mapanga, who owned Kurai Buses, had married a second wife and the couple had a long standing marital dispute. According to State papers allegations are that on May 14, at around 3am ...

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Woman Kills Baby To Save Marriage

A bid to save a marriage backfired after an Epworth woman was arrested for strangling her new born baby to death. The State alleges that Grace Mukwena, 23, was married to Proud Tole for the past four months when she was five months pregnant, having been impregnated by her former boyfriend Taurai Chagidza of Mutare. When she got married to ...

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