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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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Harare Tees Boss Chiweshe: Investigations Continue

A Harare magistrate has confirmed an extra curial statement made by a Harare man who allegedly killed his estranged wife’s boyfriend after finding the two in their matrimonial home last year. In the statement, Tapfumanei Allan Muwande, 45, specified that he denies the charge. He said when he entered the house, he found the Harare Tees boss, Tinashe Chiweshe, 33, ...

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Zimsec 2017 English paper II results nullified

The Ordinary level results for English Paper 2 November session have been nullified. The Primary and Secondary Education Minister Paul Mavhima has given a press statement that the long awaited results for the Ordinary level paper two have been nullified. The  Minister has went on  to say that the evidence of cheating in the previous  November session English paper two ...

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