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Belgravia Shooting, Trial Date Set

The trial date for two Chinese nationals and their alleged local accomplice who are facing allegations of shooting two people they mistook for armed robbers at Belgravia Shopping Centre last month has been set. Luo Tin Pen (27), Li Yize (27) and Gamuchirai Nigel Zuze (23) who are out on US$5 000 bail each appeared before Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande ...

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CAPS United Goalkeeper In Trouble

CAPS United FC goalkeeper, Jorum Muchambo has been arraigned before a Harare magistrate on allegations of stealing property worth US$835 from his ex-girlfriend. Muchambo, 33, pleaded not guilty to theft charges when he appeared before magistrate Rumbidzai Dzumbira. State witness Talent Matsengarwodzi said: “When we broke up, he sent me a screenshot accusing me of dumping him after I was ...

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Businessman Summoned to Court

An Italian tycoon has been summoned to court on allegations of converting company property and money to his own use. Tony Renato Sarpo reportedly abused his office while he was still one of the directors of Matebeleland Engineering Private Limited trading as Yagden Engineering. The summons matter has been brought before Harare magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta who remanded the matter to ...

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Man Attempts Suicide After Attacking Wife

A 34-year-old Epworth man attempted to commit suicide after attacking his wife with a hammer following a domestic dispute last week. Prosper Mbango reportedly consumed rat poison intending to commit suicide after assaulting his wife with a hammer on the forehead. Mbango was arrested and appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with attempted murder and malicious damage to property. ...

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Tsvangirai family saga: Details begin to emerge

The death of Morgan Richard Tsvangirai has come as a heavy blow beyond his family, it is not surprising that the spotlight would come with it fair share of drama. It had come as a puzzle to so many that the late Morgan Tsvangirai’s widow, Elizabeth Macheka Tsvangirai appear to have been taking the heaviest fall, from her brother in ...

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Police Officers Nabbed

Two police officers have been nabbed for allegedly demanding for a bribe from a suspected thief. Tonderal Mumanikidwa, 41 and Atwell Ngara, 45 were not asked to plead when they appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba charged with  criminal abuse as police officers. They were granted US$200 bail each and the matter was remanded to March 6 as investigations continue. ...

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Magistrate Dismisses Top Cop’s Application

  A Mbare magistrate has dismissed an application to have access to the police running diary made by a ZRP senior cop, Joseph Nemasia. After pleading not guilty to assault charges Nemaisa raised some issues highlighting  that he was not furnished with a full docket and requested a police running diary so that he could prepare his defense outline. He ...

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Chamisa elected acting president for MDC

Nelson Chamisa today has been elected by the executive and national council of the Movement for Democratic Change to be the Acting President for the next twelve months. Following the passing on of the president and founder of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC T) Morgan Tsvangirai last night, the question remained unanswered on who was going to take over ...

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Anti-exam movement pays off

There was an anti-exam mob today at the Ministry of primary and secondary education in Harare today. The mob was protesting against the decision for students to rewrite the English paper 2 that had been scheduled for the 16th of February. One of the protestors whose details will not be disclosed said “the ministry should have given time for students ...

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Orange week celebrated

The KidzCan Zimbabwe has hosted an Orange launch day in Harare today. The launch is done annually to commemorate children diagnosed with cancer. The launch was graced by the honorable United State Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. In his speech the Ambassador said “with this new dispensation, Zimbabwe must take the chance to get money from organization like the United Nations, ...

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