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Journalist seeks $500k compensation following unlawful detention

Former Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzai has approached the High Court seeking a $500 000 compensation following his arrest and detention by the Zimbabwe Republic Police on allegations of unlawfully possessing an umbrella which resembled camouflaged military uniform in February this year. According to court papers, Kudzai cited Home Affairs Minister, Cain Matema, Minister of Defence and War Veterans, Oppah ...

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Biti takes First Mutual to court over retirement package.

MDC-A vice president, Tendai Biti, has dragged insurance company, First Mutual Holdings Limited to court demanding a total retirement assured sum amounting to ZW$15 000 000. The insurance company had said it would only pay him less than what was agreed upon attaining his retirement age of 60. First Mutual Holdings is yet to enter appearance to defend notice. According ...

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Former employees wants money allocated to MDC-T garnished over US$222k terminal benefits

Five former Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (MDC-T) workers, who obtained arbitral awards against their former employer in February this year have petitioned the High Court seeking a garnishee order arguing that despite the judgement, the party has failed to pay them US$222 436.00 terminal benefits. The five Tafadzwa Chakanyuka, Aleck Tabe, Geraldine Sibanda, Wilson Box, Lawrence Paganga said ...

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Mugodhi Apostolic Church petitions High Court over ‘incapacitated’ Bishop

A local church, Mugodhi Apostolic Church has petitioned the High court seeking an order to interdict Tadewu Mugodhi from performing duties in his capacity as the bishop of the church accusing him of making uninformed decisions due to a terminal illness. In an urgent chamber application filed by Mugodhi Apostolic Church, through its Vice Bishop, Tonny Sigauke, Tadewu Mugodhi is ...

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Police Statement On The MDC’s Planned Demonstrations

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) informs the nation that based on the notifications given by MDC A to regulating authorities to hold demonstrations in Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Masvingo, Mutare and surrounding towns on August 16, 19, 20, 21 and 22 , intelligence and concrete evidence on the ground has revealed that indeed these so-called ‘peaceful’ demonstrations will turn out to ...

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NSSA audit report biased: Vela

Former National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board chairman, Robin Vela has approached the High Court challenging the findings of a forensic audit into the state pension fund accusing the auditors of producing an incomplete and biased report. According to court papers, Vela accuses former Labour and Social Welfare minister, Petronella Kagonye of forcing NSSA to parcel out US$400 000 to ...

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Msasa residents drinking polluted water

Residents in Msasa and Hatfield Park Meadowlands risk contracting waterborne diseases owing to the use of polluted and contaminated water from boreholes by nearby chemical manufacturing factories. The City of Harare has not been able to supply tap water to the suburbs for years and the residents have now resorted to using borehole water despite their area being surrounded by ...

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Zifa boss Manyengavana dies

Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) Northern Region chairperson Willard Manyengavana has died. Manyengavana reportedly collapsed while working out in a Harare gym. The veteran football administrator took over the reins at the NRSL in 2013, transforming it into the most professionally run and competitive regional league in Division One. He once held a post of the team manager at CAPS United ...

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7 Senior Soldiers Arrested For Stealing Cyclone Idai Donations & Army Food Rations

Seven senior officers in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) have been held in detention for the past three months without trial. The seven soldiers were arrested on allegations of stealing donations meant for survivors of Cyclone Idai and food rations for army recruits. The officers were identified as Lieutenant Colonel Chivhima, Major Kativhu training coy, Major Masembura, Captain Ncube, Woll ...

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Suspended Chief Magistrate Guvamombe’s trial moves to High court

A High Court judge, Justice Amie Tsanga has ordered Harare magistrate, Collet Ncube to recuse himself from presiding over suspended chief magistrate, Mishrod Guvamombe’s trial. Justice Tsanga also said Guvamombe should be indicted for trial in the High Court. “It is therefore best to err in this instance in favour of maintaining public confidence in the justice delivery system given ...

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