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We want media reforms before elections

The United Citizens Alliance chaired by Joelson Mugari today in town. The march was to advocate for new media reforms in Zimbabwe. In an interview with the ZimOnline News reporter the Chairperson of the United Citizens Alliance (UCA) said ‘the march is to raise awareness to the Zimbabwean government about our media reforms that are not fair.’’ The Minister of ...

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Huge Turn Up Expected At Winky D Show

The organisers of Winky D’s album launch set for tonight have revealed that they are expecting a high turnout of fans as more tickets have already been bought compared to the other shows where tickets were bought at the entrance. In an interview with ZimOnline News, Dee Nosh of 2 Kings Entertainment said: “We are expecting a huge turnout of ...

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Indian Businessman Robbed

A suspected robber who is believed to be part of the gang that masqueraded as soldiers and pounced on businessman Jayesh Shah in November last year before robbing him of over $90 000 has been nabbed. The gang accused Shar of planning to assassinate President Emmerson Mnangagwa and sponsoring the G40 faction in Zanu PF. Onismos Maruke, 43, was not ...

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Chihuri Gunfire Cop Trial Date Set

The trial date for the police officer who exchanged heavy gunfire with former Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri’s aides in December last year has been set. Hardlife Maukazuva is expected to appear at Harare Magistrates Court on February 28 for trial. Maukazuva, 27, initially appeared before magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwaga charged with unlawful entry, attempted murder and malicious damage to property. It ...

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Former Police Commissioner Chihuri dragged for ‘corruption’

Harare businessman Bigboy Pachirera’s wife, today lodged a complaint with Marlborough Police Station accusing former ZRP Commissioner Augustine Chihuri of robbery, theft and kidnapping. Marygold  Pachirera has accused former Police Boss Chihuri, and police officers including Joseph Nemaisa and Alexandra Jachi among other police chiefs of abusing their office. Marygold claims a Mercedes Benz and a Jeep Cherokee which were ...

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Biti, Gutu draw Election battle-lines

With Save (Morgan Tsvangirai) incapacitated by colon cancer he is receiving treatment to in South Africa, the house of MDC-T and MDC-Alliance is beginning to crack with muscle-flexing and the fire of leadership divide. Only a few days ago, a faction led by the former Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe and Vice President of MDC-T Dr. Thokozane Khupe boycotted a ...

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Violent arrest at Court: Senior ZRP Officer charged

ZRP senior cop, Joseph Nemesia who is facing allegations of violently arresting CIO informer at Harare Magistrate’s Court leaving him with a broken arm last year has been summoned to court. According to the summons and court papers, Nemaisa will appear at Mbare magistrates Court on 05th February 2018 to answer to the charges. Sometime in August, last year, Detective ...

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Cop-on-Cop; Dogs are released

Two police officers reportedly unleashed dogs on their superior after they were ordered to stand down on an operation. Stanform Chinsela, 29, and Obey Navaya, 22, reportedly thought something fishy was brewing after receiving the instruction. The two were brought to court on summons and appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Dzumbira charged with disorderly conduct and the matter was rolled ...

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Matthew Rusike orphanage duo in court for child sex abuse

A CHAPLAIN and a teacher at Mathew Rusike Children’s Home in Epworth who are facing allegations of sexual abuse on separate occasions have appeared in court. Clive Chikomo(50), (Chaplin) will be summoned to court on allegations of raping a minor before giving her jigsaw puzzles to buy her silence. The State alleges that sometime in December last year, Clive Chikomo, ...

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Police officer on Charamba insult rap FREED

A police officer who was facing charges of insulting Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba by calling her ‘an idiot’ through a WhatsApp message has been acquitted by a Harare magistrate. Mabasa, 35, a police officer stationed at Police General Headquarters, pleaded not guilty when he appeared before magistrate Sande charged with sending offensive messages over a phone and defeating or ...

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