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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.

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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“Khupe remains expelled,” Tamborinyoka Speaks

Nelson Chamisa’s spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka has revealed that Thokozani Khupe  is still expelled from the party despite yesterday’s victory at the High Court. Below was Timborinyoka’s statement: Court case changes nothing – MDC-T is on the roll The High court judgment by Justice Francis Bere may have allowed expelled members of the MDC-T to continue to abuse the party’s name, ...

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Undenge Trial Fails To Kick Off

The trial for former Energy and Power Development minister, Samuel Undenge’s failed to kick off today at Harare Magistrates’ Court after the State made an application for a postponement. Prosecuting, Jonathan Murombedzi told the court that State witness, Noah Mangwiro is not feeling well and applied that the matter be postponed. Undenge’s lawyer, Alic Muchadehama argued that the State is ...

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Italian Tycoon Arrested At Court

Italian tycoon, Tony Renato Sarpo has been arrested at Harare Magistrates’ Court on allegations of presenting a fake CR14 at High Court. The arrest came after Sarpo had appeared in court on allegations of converting company property and money to his own use. The trial failed to kick off after he sought for a postponement highlighting that his lawyer could ...

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Mujuru Suspected Robbers Acquitted

Two men who allegedly robbed a Mercedes Benz E220 CDI worth $42 000 from Dr Joice Mujuru’s daughter before tying her to a tree at Lake Chivero last year have been acquitted. In his ruling, Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya said the State had failed to prove that the two accused persons committed the offence. He also said that State witness ...

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