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Samantha’s murder suspects in custody

A Harare woman Samantha Hlahla who was brutally murdered in her apartment in the Avenues area last month,  her murder suspects have been caught and are said to be in custody helping  the police with investigations,  a source confirmed. Samatha’s body was discovered by her boyfriend who then alerted her neighbours.  Indications by then were that she was strangled after ...

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Weed smoking driver evades arrest by running over the police officers

Two Zimbabwe Republic Police officers stationed in Gweru  are battling for their lives after they were run over by a speeding commuter omnibus and are reportedly to be in critical condition. “The two police officers who were in uniform were patrolling around the central business district when they saw a commuter omnibus -a Toyota Hiace- which was at the intersection ...

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Shadaya free from Chigumba’s haunting retweet

Tawona Shadaya who has been on a routine remand after retweeting a tweet allegedly written by Zec chairperson Priscilla Chigumba has been set free by Harare Magistrate. Chigumba has failed to appear twice before the court to testify against Tawona.The state led by Prosecutor Sebastian Mutizirwa had long indicated that it would serve Chigumba with state papers so she could ...

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Chombo’s diplomatic passport retracted

Former cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo’s diplomatic passport was drawn back by the state since he is no longer a Governmental official. Chombo who was among those detained by the military when they seized power before former president Robert Mugabe resigned.He is facing  charges ranging from criminal abuse of office ,criminal nuisance and violating the prevention of corruption act amongst  others. ...

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Ginimbi inmates ‘blesser’ bailed

Flamboyant socialite and businessman Genius Kadungure who is popularly known as Ginimbi yesterday was granted $1 000 bail at the High court  and was ordered to surrender tittle deeds of a Borrowdale property and to report  once every Friday at CID  Commercial Crimes Division. Ginimbi had spent five nights in police custody and at the Harare remand prison after he ...

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Four fires in less than two days

Today a fire broke out in Mbare at Magaba  industries merely less than a day, after two other similar incidents occurred at Glenview home industry , another gutted Edgars department store, Kadoma along with two other shops and Mpilo hospital recently. Yesterday the Harare Fire Brigade battled to contain the inferno as the Glenview complex ragged in flames.The unfortunate incident ...

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Robbers targeting women

Women who are being kidnapped and murdered in Harare in the past weeks has become a cause of concern to the society as it has become like a norm to these heartless actors.Women are no longer safe travelling or even staying alone.In the past weeks here are some of the unfortunate incidents that took place . A lady  was almost ...

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Fake news on Econet tariffs

Econet Wireless has refused to be held accountable to  a false message that has been circulating on some social media platforms,claiming that the company has increased its data tariffs and discounted the monthly data bundle packages. The company said that the message did not originate from them and urged their subscribers to disregard the false message. “Dear customer please disregard ...

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Former Zimra boss Gershem Pasi fails to afford state bail.

Gershem Pasi yesterday pleaded with the court that he could not afford to pay the $5000 bail which had been proposed by the prosecution . He also claimed that he could not surrender his tittle deeds as part of the bail condition for a house worth $200 000 because his two houses were bonded on a mortgage to CBZ Bank. ...

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Former Zimra commissioner -general arrested

Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority( Zimra) commissioner -general Gershem Pasi was arrested by police last night over criminal abuse of office. Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi yesterday confirmed the arrest “I can confirm that Pasi has been arrested .He is likely to appear in court ( tomorrow) toady.He is being charged with contravening section 174 of the( Criminal Law Codification) ...

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