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Man petitions the High Court over injured prison inmate

A Harare man has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel the Commissioner General of Prisons and Correctional Services, Retired Major General Paradzai Zimhondi  to allow his convicted brother who is serving a six-year jail term to get medical attention from a private hospital after he sustained serious injuries following an assault by prison officers two months ago.The ...

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Harare Tees Boss Chiweshe Murder: Accused seeks divorce

A Harare man, Allan Tapfumanei Muwande who reportedly murdered celebrity entrepreneur, Tinashe Chiweshe two years ago after finding him in the company of his wife, Vimbisai Faith Mawande (nee Katsaura) in their matrimonial home, has petitioned the High Court seeking to nullify the couple’s six-year-old union.  The matter will be heard on Thursday this week.According to the summons, Allan said ...

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Evangelical Lutheran Church sues former pastor over training expenses

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel one of its former pastors to pay back US$15 040 which the religious institution incurred whilst training her to be a pastor. According to court papers, the religious institution accuses Reverend Linah Simimba Ndlovu of abandoning her station of employment after three years instead ...

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Roman Catholic nun killer acquitted

A Mutoko man who murdered a 49-year-old Catholic nun and Hartmann House school teacher while praying at the Holy Cross in Mutoko before dumping her body in a nearby dam has been freed after the High court ruled that the accused was mentally unstable when he committed the crime two years ago. Enock Potani(22) of Chouriri Village under Chief Mutoko ...

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Deputy minister sued over botched cement deal

Deputy minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davison Marapira has been taken to the High Court by a local company, Lyonais Investments (Pvt) Ltd which is seeking an order to compel the legislator to deliver 600 bags of PC 15 cement. According to court papers, the firm said it had an agreement of sale with Marapira sometime last year ...

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July Moyo fights US$414k ZETDC lawsuit

A High Court judge, justice Dube will on Thursday this week hear a matter in which Local Government minister, July Moyo is denying owing the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Transimission and Distibution Company  (ZETDC), US$414 775,79. Moyo denies the allegations saying he was miscited in the summons issued against him by ZETDC and said the figure which the power company  is ...

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VP Mohadi fights ex-wife’s maintenance claim

Vice President (VP) Kembo Mohadi, has accused former wife, Tambudzani Bhudagi Muleya of playing games with the court and attempting to embarrass and harass him. Mohadi, was sued for post-divorce maintenance in the sum of US$13 394 by his former wife Muleya and the matter is set to be heard on Tuesday this week by High Court judge Justice Ester ...

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POTRAZ drags ZIFA to court over US$1m debt

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) to settle a US$1m debt which was granted to the latter in 2017 to meet the national soccer team’s costs in the Africa Cup of nations campaign in Gabon. According to court papers, Potraz has applied ...

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Mugabe’s Alpha Omega (Pvt) Ltd in court over impounded truck

Former president Robert Mugabe’s family business, Alpha Omega (Pvt) Ltd has been dragged to the High Court by a South Africa based Company on allegations of unlawfully impounding a truck which had delivered machinery at its Mazowe farm in 2014. According to court papers, Sun Marine Shipping (Pvt) Ltd said it delivered some dairy machinery at Mugabe’s Mazowe farm five ...

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January 2019 protest: victims’ wife demands $900k compensation

A Marondera woman, has petitioned the High Court demanding ZWL$901 000 compensation after her husband was shot and killed by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) during the January 2019 demonstration that had been organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) in protest over the sharp increases of basic commodities,.   In her declaration Guwa said she ...

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