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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.

Mapanga murder case: wife languishes at Remand Prison

A United Kingdom based woman who reportedly shot Harare businessman, MacCloud Zvavaviri Mapanga last month after a domestic dispute has appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Prosecuting, Linda Gadzikwa applied that the matter be remanded to June 26 pending indictment from the High Court. Makaza who was denied bail at the High Court appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria ...

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Inspection in loco at Kasukuwere mansion

An inspection in loco has been held at former Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere’s house as he was explaining how he was attacked on November 15 last year. This followed the dismissal of an application made by his lawyer Jonathan Samukange of Venturas and Samukange Legal Practitioners for a discharge at the end of ...

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‘I feared for my life’- Kasukuwere

Former Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere has revealed that he skipped the boarder in November last year because he feared for his life. Kasukuwere pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande charged with contravening the Immigration Act. In his defence, Kasukuwere said on November 15 last year he was attacked ...

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Lumumba Acquitted

The State has dropped presidential insult allegations against controversial political activist, William Gerald Mutumanje who is popularly  known as Acie Lumumba. Mutumanje had been facing charges of insulting former President Robert Mugabe. Yesterday prosecutor Venencia Mutake told court that the state could not establish any evidence against him. Lumumba was acquitted on the same charges late last year only to ...

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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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